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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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.


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.

How to Convince Management to Give You a Larger Recruiting Budget

ClearCompany Recruiting

Around 62% of companies expect their hiring volume to rise , but only 42% say their recruitment budget will increase. Once again, HR is going to be asked to do more with less. Asking for additional budget, even for a program you really could use, can be daunting. So it’s crucial to be prepared.

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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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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.

Talent Network ROI


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.

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


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.

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.

Overlooked Places to Mine Technical Talent


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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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.

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 to conduct a survey of nearly 400 Human Resource professionals. Talent Management

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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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.

Talemetry Sponsors the 2017 Candidate Experience Awards


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

Why Succession Planning Matters


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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Staffing has an Answer for the Gig Economy


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.

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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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.

Cloud Boom May Power Tech Hiring


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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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.

Candidate Experience Across the Candidate Lifecycle


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.

4 Ways to Cultivate Employee Engagement


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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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.

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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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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Salary Survey: Pay for Storage, Networking Skills Rises


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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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.

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.

5 Key Metrics to Track for Social Recruiting Success

Proactive Talent

If you’re recruiting in 2017, there’s no doubt that social media is part of your plan. There’s really no way around it, whether you are actively sourcing and recruiting through unique social networks, or simply using an auto-share option to post job openings to more common social sites. Either way, nearly every company is using social recruiting in one way or another, and it’s going to become an even bigger focus with each passing year.

How to Choose An Applicant Tracking System


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.

3 Tips to Avoid Gender Bias When Recruiting

Brazen Recruiting

Gender bias has this really subtle and complex way of influencing the recruitment process. When you’re reading a job ad, every word builds up a picture of who should be in the role. You might see yourself – or perhaps an absolute bro. Language is instrumental to gender bias.

Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must


When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation.

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.