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: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

Top 10 Analytics to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy

Talemetry

One of the most important things you can do to prove the strategic value of recruitment marketing in your organization is to understand, measure, and report on the right metrics. Remember, data and analytics are only as good as their ability to guide your decision making for smarter recruiting and for continuous improvement across your recruitment function. So what are the best ways you can measure recruitment marketing ROI? recruitment marketing recruiting analytics

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.

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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.

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.

The Ugly Truth About Your Unstructured Interview Process

Lever

The interview process is your opportunity to find the right candidates for your open role, and to sell those candidates on working at your company. However, an unstructured interview process in which candidates may each experience different steps, questions, or assessments, can do quite the opposite. The ugly truth is that an unstructured interview process can have long-term, negative consequences for your organization. Interviewing

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

7 Ways Proactive Talent Can Help Build Your Employer Brand Strategy

Proactive Talent

Having an established employer brand is crucial to your talent acquisition efforts, especially if your company is interested in top-tiered candidates who can add value real value.

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.

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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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.

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.

Report: What is the Best City for Job Seekers?

Indeed

With unemployment at a 17-year low and job creation numbers on the rise, the news for job seekers has been good recently. But of course, industries and opportunities vary across this vast nation, and the job market in sunny Los Angeles is not the same as in windy Chicago.

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10 Must Have Google Sheets Add-ons For Sourcers and Recruiters

ERE SourceCon

SourceCon is proud to present the ten must have Google Sheet Add-ons for sourcers and recruiters. Google Google+ Search Techniques Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

ICYMI: Evolve Recruitment Marketing Webinar Recap and Key Takeaways

Talemetry

Last Thursday we hosted a thought-provoking webinar that examined how organizations should evaluate the effectiveness of their own recruitment marketing strategy, processes, and technologies.

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.

How Open PTO Makes Life Better for Employees and Improves Productivity

Indeed

Americans certainly work hard, but many of us play less than we might like—or is good for us. Although employees can accrue more time off as they spend more time with a company, the standard issue two weeks PTO remains a fact of life for millions. In fact, the U.S.

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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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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Sixty Savage Seconds – Being a recruiter rocks!

Greg Savage

Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘Being a recruiter rocks!’ ’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Recruitment Recruitment Careers Sixty Savage Seconds recruiter recruitment recruitment career

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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.

Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany Recruiting

CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone.

Quick Guide: How to Increase and Measure User Adoption

Talemetry

Results. Simplified. Sounds good, right? But results can only happen if users adopt the new tool or solution. You’ve probably been in a situation like this before. You have a business problem. You’ve invested in the best technology to solve the problem. But the new solution was never really embraced, and as a business leader, you just can’t understand why users aren’t leveraging the solution. The challenge is even greater when you have to justify the solution investment to the executive team.

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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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Takeaways from a Tech and Recruiting Roundtable Part II

JazzHR

In such an ultra competitive job market, everything seems to be in the job seekers hands. More than ever, recruiters are facing applicants who are receiving multiple offers. These candidates are requesting more time and resources to make informed decisions.

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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!