May, 2018

This Is the Key Difference Between Good and Great Recruiters

Linkedin Talent Blog

In a recent study, we compared the performance of the best executive recruiters to their corporate, RPO and agency counterparts. The overall results are summarized in the graphic.

How much does an in-house recruiter make? How much could they make?

The King's Shilling

Recruiters see a lot of salary surveys. Each year new ones are produced and we spend time looking at them and nodding sagely, all the while wondering if they are at all reflective of the truth. Salary surveys have never really gone far enough to explain any real context for their findings.

Blockchain-Will It Revolutionize the Recruiting Industry?

Staffingsoft

I am always on the lookout for new technologies that will help to transform the Recruiting industry. Back in the 90’s, it was Monster and CareerBuilder. LinkedIn started in 2004 and has help to usher in a new platform that changes the way recruiting is conducted.

5 Signs That It’s Time to Add to Your Team

Indeed

Stories about giant companies with deep pockets make for fun reading. But the truth is that not every firm can afford to provide employees with profit sharing options or on-site child care.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

Why Social Media Is Important When Recruiting

Digi-Me

Written by Alex Roland The current unemployment rate has almost all recruiters concerned. When there are more jobs than there are available workers it means you must begin to differentiate your recruiting tactics. This can READ MORE ».

Candidate Experience: Insights into Validity and Measurement

IBM

A positive candidate experience has been linked to higher job offer acceptance, greater advocacy, and even potential sales, so it’s not surprising that this is a focus for many organizations.

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How Modern HR Technology Makes a Difference in Finding Great Employees

ClearCompany Recruiting

It’s a fact: finding and keeping great employees is challenging. 82% of business leaders don’t believe their companies recruit highly talented people, and of those that do, only 7% think they can retain them.

8 Brutal Answers Given By Candidates In a Job Interview

Social Talent

If you’re a recruiter or HR Manager and you’re reading this post today, then I bet you’re rolling your eyes to heaven. I’m sure you can think back on a bunch of times where something ridiculous came out of the mouths of your candidates.

How Leaders Can Encourage Representation in the Workplace

JazzHR

The success of your organization depends on the employees who come into the office every day to put their skills and experience to work. The quality of your products and services is determined, in part, by the quality of your hires.

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By the Numbers: May 18, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Tech Jobs on the Rise, But Facing Lack of Talent. The TechServe Alliance stated that the lack of IT talent contributed to the lack of growth in jobs for the industry. The growth of IT jobs squeaked by with a.05% increase to more than 5.3

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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

The Business Case for a Talent Experience Platform

Hoops

A talent experience platform accomplishes far more than centralizing the structure of talent acquisition and management. It is indispensable in driving effective, high ROI workforce management strategies.

Recruitment. The best it’s been for a decade!

Greg Savage

Three years ago, in response to a barrage of predictions that the recruitment industry was on the verge of destruction, I wrote a piece called ‘Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing.’ And it was. And it is now too. I have done a quick review of recent recruitment company results (mostly published in industry […].

How Turnover Can Be Positive for Your Company

ClearCompany Recruiting

There is serious pressure for organization leaders to engage employees and hit peak productivity. In 2017, 56% of CEOs reported “recruiting and retention” as primary concerns.

5 Meaningful Interview Questions To Ask Your Star Candidates

Social Talent

When a recruiter is interviewing a candidate, they are trying to see if that person has the ideal skills and traits to succeed in the proposed role.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience

JazzHR

Organizations that have been in business for a long time tend to hold onto old processes. Hiring is no exception. After all, if a process is working, why change it?

Introducing Lever’s GDPR Compliance Toolkit to Achieve Compliance with Confidence and Ease

Lever

It’s officially deadline month for GDPR compliance. Are you ready? Product

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Your Candidate Experience “Bill of Rights”

Hoops

Implement these best practices to turn your best applicants into new hires, and the rest into your employer brand advocates. Candidate Experience Talent Experience Recruiting

By the Numbers: June 1, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Summer Hiring is Up. A survey from Snag finds that 46% of employers are increasing pay as competition for summer help is tight. 74% are planning on offering $11 an hour while only 53% of employers last year were doing so.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

4 Facts about ClearCompany’s New and Improved Employee Onboarding System

ClearCompany Recruiting

A smooth and positive onboarding experience builds new hire trust and enthusiasm. In today’s strong job market, the quality of a company’s onboarding program matters more than ever.

How The Best Recruiters Change Lives

Social Talent

Roberta Stewert is in charge of helping people make life-changing decisions. No, she’s not a guru based in Bali feasting on an endless supply of pineapples, acai bowls and good vibes. She’s the European HR Shared Services Director at Hertz Car rental in Dublin.

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Navigating the Candidate Journey

JazzHR

As of April 2018, the U.S. unemployment rate sits at 3.9 percent , one of the lowest since the 2008 recession. For employers, that means the availability of talent is low and there may be fewer candidates per job opening.

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6 Underused Ways to Combat the Talent Shortage

Lever

Forty percent of global employers report talent shortages. Great recruiters know they have to proactively source candidates to build a strong team, but the reality is that they may still come up short. To combat this issue, it's important to begin thinking about different ways to find and engage the talent you need. Sourcing & Nurture

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Managing the Separation Experience Matters

Hoops

Smart tools and processes enable successful management of this highly consequential—and final—stage of the talent experience. Employee Engagement Talent Experience

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A Story of Two Cars

The Whiteboard

Imagine just for a moment that you were buying a new car. Actually, no. Not a new car. A nearly new car. You know that there are many options on how to go about purchasing a motor vehicle.

By the Numbers: May 25, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. San Francisco, NY, and Boston Increase Tech and Digital Jobs. According to the Digital Jobs index, the San Francisco Bay Area increased the number of tech jobs by 4,375 for a 2.1% employment gain. NYC saw a 1.8% increase with 1,280 jobs while Boston had growth of 1.1% with 650 jobs.

The Absolute Best Reactions To GDPR Day

Social Talent

Do you know a good GDPR compliance officer? Can I have their email? …no. Happy GDPR day everyone!

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

8 Reasons to Prioritize the Candidate Experience

JazzHR

Reputation is everything. Communication is key. Every interaction a candidate has with your company has an overall impact on your brand. In an age where everything is posted online, one bad review can be detrimental.

13 Quick Tips to Get More Employee Referrals

Lever

One in 16 referred candidates is hired , compared with one in 22 agency candidates, one in 72 sourced candidates, and one in 152 applicants. In addition to being the most efficient source of hire, employee referrals are also faster and less expensive to hire, onboard faster, and stay longer. However, too few organizations are maximizing these benefits because they treat employee referrals as an organic candidate source.

Directions to a More Efficient Recruiting Process

Hoops

For years, the road map was the best possible navigational tool a driver could use. What could be better than the intricate detail and astounding accuracy of a map, printed on a large piece of folded paper that fit neatly in a glove box?”

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Saying “No” Because of Cultural Fit: Justified, or Just a Cop-Out?

The Whiteboard

I’m a recruiter, therefore I spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. Most of that time is mundane and fruitless. Then sometimes, I chance upon posts that pique my interest. I first saw this post a month ago. It popped up in my feed and sparked a borderline identity crisis.

Taking on Tomorrow: 2019 Trends In Technical Recruiting

Speaker: Katrina Kibben, Founder and Principal Consultant, Three Ears Media

The talent market is shrinking every day, especially for technical talent. In response, the HR technology landscape is evolving more quickly than ever with the addition of everything from chat bots to calendar apps. We're finding new ways to streamline, optimize and connect with candidates like we never have before. But the best technical recruiters realize it's not all about the shiny new product - it's about the people.