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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.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

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.

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).

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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

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.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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.

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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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.

How to Use Instagram for Recruitment

FireFish Software

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COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

Management Fads Come and Go, But Here’s an Oldie You Should Get on Board With

Fistful of Talent

Management fads come and go, but one thing never changes — the fact that that most management fads don’t seem to last. That’s why I was surprised when I saw this recent Wall Street Journal article touting “agile management” as the hot, new management trend.

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.

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.

4 tips to make the right hiring decision


When you’re a hiring manager, all the effort you’ve put into the hiring process, from screening resumes to interviewing candidates, leads up to one dreaded moment – making that actual hiring decision. If you’re lucky, the star candidate has shined through and they’re an obvious fit for the role.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Revamp Your Employee Training


Employee training and onboarding programs can easily become stale, boring, and out-of-date - which won’t stand a chance against companies with unique culture and training opportunities. Discover how to revamp your employe training program effectively! Read More. Culture and People

The One Piece of Bad LinkedIn Advice You Should Be Ignoring


If you’re on LinkedIn, you’ve received a connection a request from somebody you didn’t know. What did you do? LinkedIn recommends that you only connect with those you know well. For my first several years on the platform, I diligently followed that advice.

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

Using Experiential Feedback Data to Optimize Recruitment Operations


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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Not Just Any Job Seeker: How to Attract the Career Conscious

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s a new kind of job seeker —a career-conscious job seeker who’s not just looking for the hottest new job but an inspiring career path. And that’s the kind of employee you want to hire. .

7 Warning Signs Job Seekers Need to Look Out for During the Hiring Process


Have you ever worked for a company that has a culture that is so toxic it made your work and personal life miserable? I have, and if you’re like me, you could kick yourself for ignoring the warning signs during the hiring process.

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5 More Advantages of AI Sourcing in Recruitment