March, 2017

Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you.

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Overlooked Places to Mine Technical Talent

Dice

If you’re losing a majority of your head-to-head “battles” with other recruiters for technical talent, chances are good that you’re relying on the same methods as everyone else.

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Are Boozy Recruitment Lunches Endangered?

The Whiteboard

The “long lunch” is an established phenomenon of the workplace particularly within the central business districts and professional services environments of our world.

The very best career advice I could ever give you.

Greg Savage

I have a bitter pill for you to swallow. But trust me, it’s true. Nobody anywhere, (apart maybe from your Mum), cares about your career. Not really. If you work for a great company, they will create an environment in which you can thrive.

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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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Cloud Boom May Power Tech Hiring

Dice

The market for public-cloud services is primed to explode over the next several years, according to a recent report from research firm IDC. That has major implications for how tech firms recruit, hire, and retain tech pros with significant cloud expertise.

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Talent Network ROI

Talemetry

Talent network ROI, like many recruiting expenditures, can be a bit difficult to express. A talent network, in its simplest form, is the ability to engage with potential candidates outside of the standard application process.

The barista with the best recruiter talent I have ever seen

Greg Savage

For about 5 years I worked out of a great office in Pitt Street, Sydney, when I was running Aquent and Firebrand Talent Search. I admit I am a coffee drinker. It’s my biggest vice (and I have substantial portfolio of those!). So at least two, maybe three times a day, I would need a […].

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How To: Use Great Employer Branding To Attract Excellent Candidates

Social Talent

Recruiters say it again and again. Strong employer branding is one of the most effective ways of attracting excellent candidates.

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.

A Brief History of Recruiting Software + Problems that Software Now Solves

JazzHR

HR teams and recruiting managers have come a long way since the days of paper, faxed, and emailed resumes. In celebration of how far we’ve come, here’s a short history of technology in recruiting, followed by three major recruiting problems that recruiting software now solves.

How Recruiters Can Use a Gated Whitepaper to Increase Leads

Talent Hero Media

A well-rounded content marketing strategy in the recruiting and staffing industry typically will involve the publication of a whitepaper – an authoritative report providing information … Continue reading How Recruiters Can Use a Gated Whitepaper to Increase Leads.

Salary Survey: Pay for Storage, Networking Skills Rises

Dice

Storage and networking skills prompted pay increases for tech pros across the country, with hospitality, Internet, manufacturing, consumer products, and banking seeing the most industry-specific increases, according to the annual salary survey by Dice. Overall technology salaries in the U.S.

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Talemetry Sponsors the 2017 Candidate Experience Awards

Talemetry

Talemetry recently agreed to sponsor The Talent Board's Candidate Experience Awards for 2017.

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.

Social Recruitment Is Losing Its Way

The Whiteboard

Thanks to everyone who attended the RicePowWow last night, it was a great evening. The talk from Jacqui Wall from Umbrella on building resilience in recruitment is certainly coming in handy with the somewhat fragile nature of me and my team this morning.

3 Recruitment Pain Points and How To Fix Them

Social Talent

Our Social Talent Community is a hub of fascinating insights into real, on the ground, recruiting issues. We love hearing about what recruiters are thinking and feeling as they try to find the best people for the job.

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Why Succession Planning Matters

JazzHR

Succession planning is a key strategy for any business, large or small. Simply put, it’s about ensuring that an organization’s employees are constantly being developed to fill key roles.

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Three Killer Marketing Ideas for Your Recruitment Agency in 2017

Talent Hero Media

Three killer online marketing ideas that will help your recruiting firm stand out in a crowded market in 2017. The post Three Killer Marketing Ideas for Your Recruitment Agency in 2017 appeared first on Talent Hero Media

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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.

Can’t-Miss Perk for Retaining Top Tech Talent: Education

Dice

Over the past 12 months, many employers have seen salaries for technology professionals with specialized skills (most notably in database and networking technology) creep upwards.

How To Help Leaders Effectively Manage Today’s Human Capital

ClearCompany Recruiting

What are today’s key human capital management challenges, and how will they be addressed in the future? To answer these questions, ClearCompany partnered with HR.com to conduct a survey of nearly 400 Human Resource professionals. Talent Management

Old School Recruiter Control

The Whiteboard

When I started out in recruitment in the middle of last decade I was lucky enough to receive some pretty good training from a company renowned for developing and growing fledgling recruiters.

Millennials In The Workplace: 4 Things You Oughta Know

Social Talent

Millennials are being mentioned more and more in today’s working world. Employers should always hire individuals for their skill and not focus on one sole generation.

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.".

4 Ways to Cultivate Employee Engagement

JazzHR

Employee engagement is one of those phrases that’s thrown around a lot. Unfortunately, some businesses have lost focus on what it means and how to cultivate it in their workforce.

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How Recruiters Can Use a Gated Whitepaper to Increase Leads

Talent Hero Media

A well-rounded content marketing strategy in the recruiting and staffing industry typically will involve the publication of a whitepaper – an authoritative report providing information on a relevant issue in an industry.

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Is It Time to Give Up the Whiteboard Interview?

Dice

Ask a random selection of tech pros about their job-interviewing experiences, and chances are pretty good you won’t hear a lot of love for whiteboard interviews. As every recruiter and employer knows, many tech companies rely on whiteboarding to judge candidates’ problem-solving abilities.

Candidate Experience Across the Candidate Lifecycle

Talemetry

What’s your first thought when you think of candidate experience? Interviews? Hiring manager follow up? We’ve made the case that online candidate experience is the most lucrative place to focus on candidate experience.

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.

Staffing has an Answer for the Gig Economy

Jobscience

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 6, 2017 – Jobscience delivers an answer to the gig economy for the staffing Industry. Today, staffing companies face a new set of competitors as the likes of Uber and Fiverr force global leaders to rethink their model for managing a mobile workforce.

How AI Is Impacting The Role Of A Recruiter In A Big Way

Social Talent

The new way’s in which we source talent is changing faster than ever. So much so, that some recruiters have found it hard to adjust to the new technological era we live in.

How to Choose An Applicant Tracking System

JazzHR

From advertising and interviewing to hiring and training, the recruitment process can be an involved and expensive undertaking. For that reason, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to secure the best candidate.

5 Recruiting Reports to Run Every Month

ClearCompany Recruiting

If you measured every single metric within recruiting, chances are you would spend most of your time measuring recruiting instead of actually recruiting. Measuring recruiting activities is important, however, there are reports and metrics that are more important than others.

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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.