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The Gatekeepers Part II: Why a Positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters

Proactive Talent

Welcome to the second blog in my series, The Gatekeepers: Why a positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters. In this blog, I’ll focus on an essential piece of The Gatekeeper approach: the candidate. If you missed my first blog, take a peek here before reading this one.

The Ghosting Guide: An Inside Look at Why Job Seekers Disappear


A truly scary trend has emerged in the last year: employers are getting ghosted by job seekers. From ditching job interviews to not showing up on the first day, candidates are disappearing without a trace — and ghosting during the hiring process is now one of the biggest problems in recruiting.

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How to Give Job Seekers More Than a Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

Bland job descriptions are about as exciting as plain, unbuttered toast: They’re unlikely to attract anyone, let alone the top talent your company seeks.

How Small Companies Can Compete with Larger Companies’ Employer Brands

Glassdoor for Employers

The lure of a fully equipped gym or access to yoga classes can be strong for job seekers on the hunt for new company soil in which to plant their career flag. Other big-company benefits include opportunities for advancement, salary increases and better insurance options.

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.

3 Key Areas of Background Check Compliance Employers Need to Know


Three-quarters of the US population lives in a jurisdiction with a fair hiring law in place, so if you’re responsible for screening and hiring employees, you need to know how to maintain compliance to avoid costly violations. While compliance with fair hiring. Read More.

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LINKEDIN RANT: The Folly of Accepting 90% of the Connection Requests I Get

Fistful of Talent

It’s fair to say LinkedIn has changed everyone’s life in recruiting. But not always for the better. LinkedIn is the golden child of candidate databases, now claiming to have 575 million unique profiles (260 monthly actives) residing within its servers.

3 Trends Changing the Way Hiring Professionals Work


Guest blog by Augusta Henning. With the labor market tightening , it’s now become trickier than ever for organizations to source and hire the best talent. As a result, many hiring professionals need to adapt the way they work in order to get ahead.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Global Talent Acquisition Day at Your Office


Next Wednesday, September 4th marks a day to celebrate all those in talent acquisition that have enabled your great company to make hires and scale to the level that you’re at today. But how can you celebrate those that make your lives. Read More.

Is It Time to Reimagine Your Seasonal Hiring Process?

Glassdoor for Employers

I’ve had the pleasure to work with companies to re-imagine their hiring processes for years. With HireVue, I’ve been able to help companies move faster and improve high-volume and seasonal hiring needs among others.

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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.

10 Things HR Should Have Given Up by Now

Fistful of Talent

I attended an awards luncheon where the nominees were asked the question, “What would you have expected to have given up by now?” ” Answers involved a lot of childhood sweets, biting nails and imaginary dogs ( that was not mine ).

5 Things Your Employee Reviews Are Missing


Formal employee reviews are becoming less common. While 85% of organizations help formal performance reviews in 2017, only 80% conduct them today. Over the same period, the percentage of companies with informal performance check-ins has increased by 8%.

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A CEO’s Perspective: The Google Hire Announcement


We’ve admired the Hire by Google team since their pre-acquisition days as BeBop. The quality of their team, approach, and leadership exemplified the next generation of technology players that are supporting today’s more sophisticated talent strategies. I’m happy that both the teams. Read More. The post A CEO’s Perspective: The Google Hire Announcement appeared first on Lever. Applicant Tracking System Lever Product

Daddy, did you lose your job?


I got to work that day, and my boss immediately called me into his office. I didn’t like the look on his face, but I didn’t have anything to worry about, or so I thought. We got to his office, and the HR Director was sitting in there (who also had an unpleasant look on her face).

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.

4 Surprises For New Hiring Managers

Recruiting Daily

Hiring and interviewing is as much a science as it is an art. New managers will often be tasked with running their own interviews and hiring for their own teams without any formal training or experience.

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How Our Talent Engine Landed Us 7 Years On The Inc 5000 List


ApplicantPro is super excited to once again be named one of the 5000 fastest-growing privately held small companies in the U.S on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies! The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year period.

7 Must-Read Articles for Sourcers


If you’re feeling like your sourcing strategy has hit a wall, we’ve gathered the best reads to inspire your sourcing journey and help you find the best talent to grow your company. We’ve curated this list from the best sourcers and recruiters. Read More.

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Hiring People Who Are Better Than You


The hiring process can be a humbling one if you're looking to build a strong, trustworthy team. Business leaders and owners are often tasked with vetting and onboarding new leadership team members, but workplace competitiveness can often complicate the process.

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 Dos & Don’ts for Recruiters

Glassdoor for Employers

Relationship building between candidates and companies is an ever-evolving process, especially in our digitally connected, hypercompetitive world.

How Staff Leasing Works for Your Business [+Infographic]


In this extremely competitive global economy, companies—from start-ups to big firms—are continuously looking for ways to manage operational costs in a way that would bring the most value to their businesses.

2019 Talent Benchmarks: The Interviewing Statistics


Interviews are a notoriously difficult part of the hiring process to maneuver. The candidates are nervous and can get exhausted with long interviews, too many onsites, and a needlessly complex process. Meanwhile, recruiters and hiring managers have to handle scheduling and all. Read More.

Using Experiential Feedback Data to Optimize Recruitment Operations


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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.

Plagiarism in Recruiting: The Overlooked Bug in Technical Assessments

Recruiting Daily

Most companies struggle to attract and hire technical talent. While much of this is due to a shortage of capable coders, software developers also possess a unique skill set that is difficult for recruiting teams to screen. Very few recruiters know how to code.

How to Use Instagram for Recruitment

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Lever’s Summer of Sourcing Recap: How to Improve Recruitment and Retention


We just wrapped our annual Summer of Sourcing webinar series. Our speakers had so many insightful things to say about recruitment and retention, and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. Our second session, Gathering Feedback to Improve Your Hiring and. Read More. The post Lever’s Summer of Sourcing Recap: How to Improve Recruitment and Retention appeared first on Lever. Sourcing & Nurture

Welcome to the Sh*t Show!

Fistful of Talent

Have you ever noticed that as soon as you believe your organizational dysfunction has reached a peak, you always can find another organization that takes it one step further? We love to think that our “Sh*t Show” is the worst, but we always know it’s not.

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.