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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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Recruiters are likely underpaid by about $45,000/year

Recruiting Daily

It’s a unique role that recruiters play really. We justify our existence by making placements — yet we are objectified by the very customers that we support.

This AI Tool Helps Companies Eliminate Hiring Bias in the Name of Productivity

Entrepreneur

Checkr's co-founder and CEO makes the case for why businesses and society are better off when background checks are streamlined with technology. The Way We Work

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Starbucks Afternoon Training Session: It’s More About Damage Control Than Anything Else

Fistful of Talent

Here’s the bottom line on this week’s anti-racial bias training at Starbucks, and it was captured perfectly in the headline on The New York Times story about the big event. It said: Starbucks’s Tall Order: Tackle Systemic Racism in 4 Hours.

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

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.

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5 Tips to Make Text Messaging an Effective Recruitment Channel

ClearCompany Recruiting

Mobile-focused, generational groups like Millennials and Gen Z are taking over candidate pools in full-force. They want to feel connected to their employers, and they want faster means of communication and they want to work for businesses that care about their preferences and needs.

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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Conversational Marketing is Influencing a New Brand of Recruiting

Fistful of Talent

Every time there’s an innovation in the world of marketing, you can bet that not long after we’ll see the recruiting space follow.

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4 Stupidly Simple Ways to Attract Great Software Engineers

Social Talent

Attracting superb talent is a constant concern. Owen Murray, Lead Recruiter at Zalando, opened up his office to share his approach to hiring the best software engineers they can find.

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

The Importance of Constant Candidate Feedback

ERE SourceCon

The lack of feedback given to candidates by today’s recruitment or sourcing professionals is quite appalling. I understand why a significant portion of the global population has an intense dislike for our profession. You can ask pretty much anyone, and they have a story to share about a cynical, disheartening and inefficient experience they have had with a recruiter.

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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Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Fistful of Talent

I’ve got a normal, everyday dilemma for you. You go into an interview for a job you really want. You’ve got a great career going, but this job is really next-level stuff, with a great brand. You have big career goal aspirations, so this won’t be your last stop.

That’s a Wrap! A Look Back on The Month of May

Social Talent

As we come to an end of an eventful month, we thought we’d take a look back on some of the best bits. For the month of May, we focused on Innovation.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The “I’s” in Team

ERE SourceCon

Teamwork is something that we learn at a very young age. We learn that working as part of a team will strengthen the team and the businesses that partners with the team and in particular contexts such as sports, it’s essential to work as a team to win. When I work alongside others, it allows each of us to learn, grow and share. This opportunity brings the individual’s own set of ideas and talents.

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From University Courses to Personalized Television – The Changing Face of Corporate Learning

CakeHR

My uncle’s favourite anecdote is about the corporate workshops of his youth. He would use the imminently soporific atmosphere of the auditorium to sneak in a few winks. He trudged into the sessions bleary eyed and reluctant. But emerged refreshed and ready to take on the world.

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5 Tips to Becoming a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Glassdoor for Employers

Standout professionals often earn leadership roles because they know their subject matter and industry. Learning to lead, motivate and inspire others requires. Employee Engagement Leadership Emotional Intelligence professional development

Art History Memes That Will Make Every Recruiter Laugh (PT II)

Social Talent

A while back we looked at some hilarious art history memes. Well, guess what? We’re doing it all again! Start your Friday off with a laugh and enjoy these art history memes… No phone = No life. When all else fails – BEG. When someone questions your hiring tactics.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

The Vision of Pipeline Sourcing – Part 2

ERE SourceCon

This is a continuation of the series, The Vision of Pipeline Sourcing. Human Resources Recruiting & Sourcing Types Search Techniques Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

60 Benefits of a Recruitment Software

TalentLyft

Recruitment Software is designed to automate, streamline and fasten the recruitment. But how exactly can a Recruitment Software improve your whole recruiting process? Here is the list of 60 benefits of a Recruitment Software. Read More. Recruiting

Why Did Indeed Acquire Resume.com?

ERE

Historically, Indeed’s acquisitions make a lot of sense. Adding Simply Hired, Interview, and Workopolis are pretty easy to justify. Same thing for Recruit Holdings, Indeed’s parent company, which recently added Glassdoor to the arsenal. The recent news that Indeed had acquired Resume.com, however, is a little tougher for me to wrap my head around. Job Boards Resumes Featured

The Many Faces of Innovation (Infographic)

Social Talent

As companies strive to best each other in a competitive landscape, the word ‘innovation’ is awarded to whoever is in first place. But how can we define innovation or crack the code to achieving it?

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Sourcers and Recruiters Need to Own It!

ERE SourceCon

One of my personality quirks is oversharing. The acronym TMI was invented with me in mind. Sharing, oversharing, transparency and honesty are integral to life and the business of staffing. I’d like to start the discussion by telling you one of my not so quiet secrets. Advertising & Marketing Branding Candidate Experience Employee Branding Human Resources Recruiting Recruiting & Sourcing Types Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

3 Strategies for Engaging Your Superstar Employees That Don’t Involve Perks

Glassdoor for Employers

In this hyper-competitive global marketplace where capital is abundant, barriers to entry are low, and technological dominance is often short-lived, the principal. Employee Engagement Benefits Perks Retention

How We Use Data and Analytics to Make the Best Hiring Decisions

ERE

At Unity, our creators are at the core of what we do — and our creators are so active, that they’re giving us a lot of data to work with. As the most widely-used real-time 3D development platform, we reach 3B devices worldwide and were installed 20B times in the last 12 months. We have scaled from 500 to 1,900 people in the last three years, with offices in more than 31 cities — the majority of which are hiring n Engineering. Uncategorized Featured

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TL;DR | James Caan Debuting and Schuh Mooing

Social Talent

Well, GDPR is in full swing and we’re still alive. Just about. Thankfully, most of us managed to see the funny side of an entire continent updating their privacy policies all in one day. But GDPR wasn’t the only news in the world of recruiting and hiring this week!

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Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.