May, 2016

Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions


Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions. Written by: Bill Fox on 05.23.2016. Define your Hiring Process using Roles and Permissions. Information is sacred.

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Are you ‘Yesterday’s Hero’, on the slide to recruiting hell?

Greg Savage

Agency recruitment is not dying. In fact it’s thriving. But not for everyone! The winners will be the modern recruiters who evolve, re-tool, up-skill and re-invent. The rate of change in recruitment means the landscape is littered with ‘yesterday’s heroes’ Is that where you are headed?

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Hiring Managers Hunting for Linux Talent: Report


In many industries, open source is no longer the alternative—it’s the standard. Open-source software now powers everything from enterprise datacenters to your smartphone. Within the tech industry, that’s led to a spike in demand for professionals with Linux and open-source skill-sets.

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5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

Proactive Talent

Attracting and recruiting top talent is getting harder and harder every day. Top candidates are either not actively looking or are being contacted by other companies too, making it extremely challenging to get a candidate’s attention and interest to apply for your company.

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Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Thank You, But We’re Not Hiring (You)

ExactHire Recruiting

Thank you for your interest in our company. Though your resume was impressive, we have decided to consider other applicants further. I apologize for the disappointing news, best of luck in your job search.

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Implementing Values-Based Hiring


The journey for top talent is oftentimes long and arduous. But when you do find that perfect hire – the proverbial needle in the haystack that sets the pace for success – it’s all worth it.

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Sales meetings are like sex. The best bit is at the end.

Greg Savage

It is simple. Unless you want to be a transactional recruiting hack, you need to build relationships. And the foundation for a relationship is the client meeting or sales visit. And most recruiter sales meetings are a debacle. Here is the secret about how they should end.

6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins


Although measuring rising followers and engagement scores is a first step when getting into social recruiting, a recent survey by Gallup found that these soft metrics can prove misleading.

How to Hire and Hold onto Millennial Employees [Infographic]

Brazen Recruiting

Millennials. They’re lazy, entitled job-hoppers with one foot out the door, always looking for the next best thing. Or so the internet would have you believe. Millennial stereotypes have been fed to us by the media for years, but in reality, these stereotypes are often far from the truth.

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Migrating Candidate Data to Your New ATS


The applicant tracking systems landscape has been, shall we say, fluid for more than a few years.

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3 Must-Have Recruiting Metrics to Help You Optimize Your Recruiting Funnel


Recruiting has a lot of moving parts. From the time you open a job requisition to the time you onboard a new hire, there may be many improvements you can make to your recruitment process. Recruiting metrics help you discover your hiring strengths and weaknesses so you can can optimize your funnel.

Why SEO is a big part of your Employer Brand


Like consumers, today’s candidates really do their homework to make sure a company is the right fit before applying or accepting a job. But unlike consumers, a job seeker has much more on the line when deciding to take the plunge into employment with your business.

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Improve Your Job Descriptions for Higher Quality Applicants


Recently, we’ve been talking a lot about how talent acquisition professionals in all industries can benefit from adopting marketing best practices.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Tech Jobs Staying Open (Slightly) Longer


The DHI-DFH Mean Vacancy Duration measure found the average job vacancy duration of Professional and Business Services jobs to be 25.9 working days in 2016. In February, technology jobs remained open for 26.1 working days, up from 25.6 working days in January.

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The What, How and Why of Talent Personas

Proactive Talent

There’s lots of buzz around talent personas these days. As a Program Recruiter at heart, I’ve always been on the bandwagon of casting a wide but focused net. For those of you who are evaluating if this “new” technique, adapted from our friends in marketing and user design, is one you want to learn more about, I'll break it down for you with a quick What, How, and Why. What’s A Talent Persona?

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What Job Advertising Metrics Are You Measuring?


In the world of candidate attraction (i.e. job ad distribution), the key metrics are pretty standard. This is not an article about new or cutting edge analytics that will help you hone in on KPIs to get your ROI A-OK, ASAP.

Innovation in Engagement: A 3-Step Motivations-Based Approach to Cold Outreach Content


This is a post by Lever's technical sourcer, James Briggs.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Best Practices in Social Recruiting


Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media? Not using it at your company?

3 Ways Your Company Can Be More Transparent Today

Brazen Recruiting

The best employer brands have one clear thing in common — they are boldly transparent about who they are and what it’s like to work there.

Tech Unemployment Dipped in Q1


Despite some concerns among startup founders about a relative paucity of venture funding , the technology industry continues to show signs of considerable economic strength. The industry’s unemployment rate stood at 2.4

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Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. But while job boards may have the highest number of applications, their conversion-to-hire rates fall drastically behind other sources of hire like employee referrals and company career sites. Employee referrals may only account for 7% of all job applications, but they contribute nearly half of all actual hires.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

A Checklist for Writing Effective Job Titles


Recruitics is an analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their recruitment marketing strategy. We work with the nation’s largest corporations, staffing companies, and job boards to drive more applicants to their online job postings, hire great talent, and meet their recruitment goals. To learn more about how to optimize your recruitment marketing campaigns, please contact a member of our team. Download the infographic as a PDF.

Improve your Quality of Hire with Candidate Reference Checks


Candidate reference checks are usually one of the last steps of the recruitment process, but too often overlooked or rushed. Forty three percent of human resources professionals said reducing time to hire was a top screening challenge.

Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows


Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows. Written by: Jonathan Muller on 05.25.2016. Stay organized and improve communications with recruiting workflows.

Career Sites – The More the Merrier


Perhaps you’ve heard of microsites. Microsites can be a lot of things, but one of the best uses of microsites is for targeting subsets of your main site visitors.


Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.