February, 2017

Do you know what your workforce is doing?

Jobscience

When employers or staffing agencies manage temporary or contingent employees, they have to stay on top of a great deal of information. Their responsibilities include sourcing workers with the right skills, maintaining their schedules and running payroll.

Worth the (Calculated) Risk: Hiring Executives from Nontraditional Career Paths

Brazen Recruiting

We’ve all seen it: that candidate whose resume doesn’t really match the job requirements, yet there’s something about her overall experience that piques our interest. Perhaps she took a “gap year” after school or between jobs; maybe she spent time working in a completely different field.

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Dice Report: Jobs That Tech Pros Apply For

Dice

What kinds of jobs are technology professionals applying for? A recent analysis of the Dice database suggests that developer and engineer positions tend to attract the most applies. Large numbers of tech pros also want to become business analysts and project managers.

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How to Build Your Own Recruiting Design Team Today On A Tiny Budget Using Fiverr

Talent Hero Media

Big recruiting agencies typically have internal design teams that make all of their marketing materials shine. So how are you supposed to compete with them on a tiny budget?

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Why All Recruiters Should Have Unlimited Annual Leave

The Whiteboard

Why is it that we tell recruitment consultants how much annual leave they can have in a year? Why do we limit their annual leave, as is the norm in New Zealand, to four weeks?

Can a Company Pay Tech Pros Too Much?

Dice

Can a company pay tech pros too much? At least in the case of Google (which certainly has money to burn), the answer to that question seems to be “yes.”

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Talemetry Recruitment Marketing Platform in the Top 100 for 2017

Talemetry

Does it sound impressive for Talemetry's recruitment marketing platform to make the Top 100 HCM Applications, according to research firm Apps Run the World ? Or for Talemetry's recruiting CRM module to make Recruiting Daily's 100+ HR Technologies and Recruiting Tools Worth Watching in Q1 2017

Only hire recruiters from ‘Generation C’.

Greg Savage

Forget Millennials, Gen X and the Baby Boomers. The only group of recruiters that have any chance of success as we enter a brave new world of recruiting, will be most certainly be from ‘Generation C’.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

These 7 Collaborative Tools Will Help You Jumpstart Your Productivity

JazzHR

Small businesses often operate on the slimmest of margins. To be successful, they need to be lean and agile, and able to get as much out of their staff as possible.

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Hiring Logistics empowers staffing professionals

Jobscience

As of late 2016, CNBC calculated the number of people working as independent contractors had grown 27 percent more than those employed on a regular payroll over the past 20 years.

The Trolling Of Recruiters

The Whiteboard

The internet has given rise to many amazing things that have helped make the world a more connected place.

Video: Key to a Solid Candidate Relationship

Dice

What’s the key to a successful recruiter-candidate relationship? According to Will Kelly, a managing director at Veredus, a tech staffing firm, it’s trust. Kelly tells his team to think less like recruiters and more like sports agents, always on the lookout for the best talent.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

The 5 Steps Every Recruiting Agency Must Take to Rank Higher in Google

Talent Hero Media

Recruiting and staffing agencies that succeed with content marketing and rank highly in Google search results do two things very well. First, they create engaging and informative content that provides value to their clients and candidates.

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How To: Search the New LinkedIn Search Interface (Properly) Using Field Commands

Social Talent

So you’ve now received the new LinkedIn.com user interface and it’s new search bar. You’re annoyed that you no longer have an Advanced Search feature and individual search fields, where you could search for candidates by job title, zip-code, radius and company.

Talemetry Releases ATS Market Share for Fortune 500

Talemetry

As an enterprise recruitment marketing platform, Talemetry works with many organizations in the Fortune 500 and Global 2000. Because our system integrates with a company’s ATS, we track which companies use which applicant tracking systems.

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Plan and schedule workers more effectively with talent logistics

Jobscience

According to the American Staffing Association, an average of over 3 million people work in temporary or contract roles every week. For employers and staffing professionals, planning ahead for personnel needs and coordinating schedules for these individuals present constant challenges.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

How a Surge in Jobseekers Frustrates Recruiters

The Whiteboard

If you work in recruitment it’s highly probable that you’re currently handling a higher than usual volume of job applications. Really, it’s any wonder you’ve got the time to read stuff like this, given the CV floodgates that have just been opened onto your desks. Probably.

How Hackathons Boost Tech Pro Hiring

Dice

If your company has never hosted a hackathon, you might think it’s nothing more than a bunch of tech pros sitting around a table for hours at a stretch, banging out code while eating their weight in pizza. Fortunately, hackathons are so much more.

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3 Trends Driving Innovation in Recruitment Advertising Technology

Recruitics

If you’re finding it more difficult to hire today than ever before, take solace in that you are far from alone.

10 Of The Slickest Office Spaces Around The World

Social Talent

What do you think constitutes a ‘good’ office? My criteria is pretty simple. Close enough to walk from home. Pass at least one shop on the way so I can buy milk. Must be close enough so I can divert to a second shop for milk when I inevitably forget milk in the first shop.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

Recruitment Marketing Technology in 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Talemetry

Want to know how organizations are viewing recruitment marketing technology in 2017? This infographic distills the findings of Talemetry's 2017 Recruitment Marketing Technology Outlook Survey. recruitment marketing

Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

ClearCompany Recruiting

When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & Sourcing

Applying Your Recruitment Superpowers To Real Life

The Whiteboard

Every time I browse through Netflix nowadays there seems to be another film or TV series about seemingly normal people discovering they have hitherto undiscovered superpowers.

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How You Can Use Bonus Content to Increase Leads by 52%

Talent Hero Media

When a potential new lead discovers your blog on recruiting through a Google search, what typically happens? At least 95% of the time, they read the blog post and move on with their day. You are lucky if they even remember the name of the company who provided them with the information.

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Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

Three Steps to Conducting a Better Skills Gap Analysis

JazzHR

For your business to really thrive, you need to make sure that you’re getting the best out of every employee and that you’re making smart decisions when it comes to hiring new staff.

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6 Innovative Recruitment Campaigns That (Mostly) Worked!

Social Talent

Inventive recruitment campaigns are nothing new. From World War II code breaking to Arctic expeditions , employers have tried everything in the name of finding their people – the people who will go up to, over and beyond the call of duty. And sometimes – just sometimes – it’s actually worked.

2017 Recruitment Marketing Technology Webinar

Talemetry

If you missed our 2017 Trends in Recruitment Marketing webinar, you can now view a recorded archive.

Why Every Hiring Manager Needs an ATS

ClearCompany Recruiting

In the recruiting world there has long been a division among HR professionals: they either praise the time-saving properties of an ATS or they believe an ATS doesn’t catch all suitable applicants.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.