April, 2018

How to create a pleasant job interview environment

JazzHR

The job interview: A major step that both candidates and hiring managers often approach the wrong way. The candidate may prepare in-depth answers ahead of time. But maybe, they fail to have an organic, personable conversation with the hiring team.

TL;DR Grad Salaries, Blind Hiring & The War For Skills

Social Talent

Get the most important recruitment news delivered to you every Monday with our TL;DR updates. Time is valuable, so make sure you use that time wisely to catch up on the latest industry news. Highest Graduate Salaries.

This piece of advice changed a recruitment business forever

Greg Savage

I quite often get emails and messages from people who have appreciated or acted on my advice. I won’t lie to you, it’s gratifying when the experience you pass on, helps others. Keeps me going to be honest.

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How Focusing on Employee Experience is the Key to Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

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.

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5 Stellar Strategies You Can Use To Recruit Passive Talent

Social Talent

The Gold Mine. For any recruiter or HR Manager, recruiting the best of the best is at the top of their agenda. Never settle with someone that is merely ‘OK’, you should be aiming for the best talent out there. They are the ones who are going to make the biggest impact on your business.

I went to Dublin to talk ‘leadership’. And the craic was good!

Greg Savage

I just got back from Ireland. A huge week of recording 20 hours of recruitment training for the Social Talent Training Platform (Launches 10th May, look out for that. Speak to Richard Bromhead) But also two big presentations to the local recruiters on ‘Leadership’, and what that really means.

What’s Missing in Your Talent Lifecycle?

ClearCompany Recruiting

Every organization defines and maps out their talent lifecycle differently. Stages will vary, processes will be different and connections between each phase will be unique to the company’s priorities.

New Benchmarks Report: Discover the Keys to Sourcing Success

Lever

Candidates simply won’t answer your sourcing emails. On the rare occasions they do, you can’t even assess what you did differently to warrant a response. Ultimately, you just want to know: what are the formulae for actually hiring the candidates you source? Sourcing & Nurture

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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.

How to Compete with Google and Facebook for Talent

Proactive Talent

Every firm wants to hire the best candidates possible for their firm, yet many firms fall short of this, by making a few mistakes during the hiring process. Hiring culturally fit employees who are willing to say or do anything while at work to agree to the founder’s values is just one of these many mistakes.

3 Tips to Help SMBs Source Top Talent

JazzHR

Although SMBs often face fierce competition among larger companies to source top talent, they have quite a few advantages. Candidates are often discouraged by long and daunting interview processes that come with enterprise jobs.

How (and Who) to Hire For a Startup

Social Talent

For the right candidate, the startup life offers unique attractions. The smaller staff size and developing procedures tend to foster more casual, faster-paced workplaces. Startups offer plentiful opportunities for advancement and collaboration. A dream job for the right person!

Taking a recruitment start-up to $60 M and a public listing.

Greg Savage

This Podcast will be of interest to business builders, and those planning an exit. In Part 1 we cover: From Start Up to $60-Million. Surviving the 1990 Australian Recession. Leadership under fire.

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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.

5 Reasons to Consider Implementing Flextime

ClearCompany Recruiting

Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to connect with your friends, family and coworkers with nothing more than a mobile device and an internet connection. With less need for the amenities of a traditional office, comes less need for the traditional 9-5 work schedule.

Simplify your Interview Schedule with these 7 Tips

Lever

Figuring out an interview schedule can be enough to drive anyone mad. Interviewers and candidates are both busy, and availability changes often. There are a lot of moving parts, and you need the stars to align just so, in order to find a mutually available time. And the sooner, the better: your hiring manager needed the position filled yesterday, and you don’t want to lose your candidates to a competitive offer.

4 Reasons to Lean In to Remote Work as a Startup 

Proactive Talent

In the last decade alone, technology has evolved to an extent where it is possible to work from a remote location with the help of basic working tools such as a laptop, cell phone, and WiFi connection. While many companies are yet to embrace the concept of remote work environments, start-ups are getting geared to accept this idea willingly mainly because of the plethora of benefits this option provides.

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Are your employee benefits inclusive?

JazzHR

Solid, comprehensive employee benefits plans are an excellent draw for top talent. They provide health insurance, retirement planning and other useful arrangements that help employees lead healthy and financially secure lives.

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.

RIP Talent Acquisition

Social Talent

Spending 20 years in the recruitment industry will teach you a thing or two… Johnny Campbell has explored all parts of the industry, moving from recruitment roles into the SaaS sphere has given him a 360-degree view of the world of recruitment and talent acquisition. The War for Talent.

The Silent Treatment

The Whiteboard

As a recruiter, I love April. We bid farewell to the last financial year, and steam into 2018/19 with all guns blazing. For our business, it also coincides with our end of year sales meeting, team performance reviews, and some big picture thinking and planning for the year ahead.

How Losing Top Talent is Impacting Your Bottom Line & What to Do About it

ClearCompany Recruiting

Losing a top employee can be a nightmare for just about any manager. Knowing that the team will be down another set of hands is stressful even if you were expecting it.

We're Spotlighting 4 Exceptional Teams for International Recruiters Day

Lever

Today is International Recruiters Day. So we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to pay homage to our team builders, matchmakers, and best candidate advocates. Companies across the globe - whether in San Francisco or Sydney - rely on the hard work of recruiters to reach their most ambitious milestones. Think about it: it’d be pretty hard to hit those huge revenue goals without the manpower to make it happen, wouldn’t it? Recruitment process

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17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

How To Solve The Employer Brand Strategy Ownership Debate

Proactive Talent

There is a reason that the employer brand ownership is a never-ending debate that has been a topic of concern. This has a lot to do to the lack of understanding behind who controls the brand of a company, both internal and external. For many organizations, employer branding is a shared responsibility managed between HR, Recruiting, Marketing and Internal Communications with an ultimate ownership by the CEO, who sets the tone for the company’s mission and values.

How a lack of diversity hurts profits

JazzHR

The verdict is clear: If you’re not a diverse company, you’re going to fall behind. Research shows that diverse workforces are intricately linked to the overall success of an organization, including its profits. When it comes down to it, non-diverse companies stagnate.

Five Free Tools Every Recruiter Needs

Social Talent

. There are thousands of tools out there for recruiters, but we don’t always want to pay for them. Between candidate sourcing plug-ins and helpful tools for identifying talent – the cost can soar!

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BrightNews 16 – Benchmark productivity with customized reports

BrightMove

Issue 16. Quickly design a report which meets your needs. As former recruiters, we know how important it is to benchmark our productivity and that of our team – especially for customers.

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Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

3 Characteristics of High Performance HR Organizations According to Bersin by Deloitte

ClearCompany Recruiting

Bersin by Deloitte recently revealed which key differentiators the highest performing HR organizations have that others don’t in “ High-Impact HR ”. High-impact HR organizations are seen as HR departments that increasingly drive business and workforce-related outcomes.

How to Increase Employee Advocacy and Improve Your Recruiting

Lever

Employee advocacy is often discussed within the contexts of sales and marketing, but it is a powerful force for recruiting as well. Your people are your greatest asset, and can be instrumental in humanizing your employer brand and extending the reach of your job openings. Some employees will naturally advocate for your organization. Others may only do so with some encouragement and guidance, perhaps because they don’t know what they’re allowed to say, or what they can do to help.

New Savage Masterclass for South Africa!

Greg Savage

Savage Sell ?Sophisticated Sophisticated selling for the Modern Recruiter This series of half-day master classes will be held in July 2018, in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Last year ‘Savage Sprint’ sold out, so please – book now!

Survey Says: Employee Deal Breakers to Avoid

JazzHR

The hiring process can be complicated. Some open roles receive up to 250 applicants. You’ve narrowed down your candidate pool. You think you have what you’re looking for on paper. Now it’s time to meet these applicants face to face.

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What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.