February, 2017

Do you know what your workforce is doing?


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.


Dice Report: Jobs That Tech Pros Apply For


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.


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?


14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

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Why All Recruiters Should Have Unlimited Annual Leave

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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?


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.”


Talemetry Recruitment Marketing Platform in the Top 100 for 2017


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’.


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


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.


Hiring Logistics empowers staffing professionals


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 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.


Video: Key to a Solid Candidate Relationship


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.


9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

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


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.


3 Trends Driving Innovation in Recruitment Advertising Technology


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


Plan and schedule workers more effectively with talent logistics


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.


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 Trolling Of Recruiters

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


How Hackathons Boost Tech Pro Hiring


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.


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.


Recruitment Marketing Technology in 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]


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


8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

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.


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.


Three Steps to Conducting a Better Skills Gap Analysis


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.


How a Surge in Jobseekers Frustrates Recruiters

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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.


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.

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


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


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


Reviews For Recruitment Agencies – How to Turn Them Into a Lead Generating Machine

Talent Hero Media

When a current client provides an offline referral to your recruiting company, it’s safe to assume that your potential new referral is going to search for reviews of your business before they reach out to see what the Internet has to say about you.


2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.