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Talent News Round-Up: Fake Jobs, The Paper Ceiling, and Recruiting Superpowers

Social Talent

Staying updated on the latest workforce trends is crucial for TA leaders and HR professionals. This week, we delve into three significant developments shaping the talent landscape and get SocialTalent CEO, Johnny Campell’s first-hand takes on these pieces. First, we look at an intriguing article from Quartz that is uncovering a very suspect situation of organizations posting fake job ads.

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Calculating Your Recruitment ROI

ApplicantStack

For small businesses looking to compete for quality candidates in a competitive job market, it can be useful to evaluate your recruiting process. How much return on investment (ROI) does your current system offer? Taking a hard look at recruitment metrics can provide plenty of insight into areas where improvement can offer big results. According to Nadine von Molke at the Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) , recruitment ROI “ measures the effectiveness and value of your organization’s recruitment str

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Can you define a ‘good client’?

Greg Savage

Can you define a ‘good client’? What are the characteristics of a client worth partnering with? Where will your best return come from? What is a ‘good client’ for a recruitment agency? The answers to these questions are crucial but also nuanced because you have to address the short-term need to fill jobs now – […] The post Can you define a ‘good client’?

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The Pros and Cons of Removing Degree Requirements from Job Specs

Social Talent

Often more of a status symbol rather than a true indicator of ability, the traditional requirement of a college degree is increasingly being reevaluated – particularly in the light of today’s competitive job market. For decades, degrees were seen as a ticket to better job prospects and higher salaries. However, as the workplace evolves, so does the perception of education’s role in determining job suitability.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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Unlock the Power of Mobile Recruitment

Recruitics

Key Takeaways: Embrace Mobile Recruitment for Increased Applications : Ninety percent of Americans use smartphones, and 86 percent are willing to use them for job searches; optimizing for mobile is a powerful way to attract top talent. Enhance Candidate Experience and Employer Brand : Demonstrating modern technology use and accessibility portrays the organization as forward-thinking and tech-savvy.

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The Untapped Potential of Landing Pages in Recruitment Marketing

Smartdreamers

In the marketing world, landing pages play a critical role in crafting user journeys that increase conversion rates. They offer the flexibility to create tailored content without altering the main website. For instance, in e-commerce, you might land on a page built around a promotion, or in the tech industry, a page dedicated to a new product launch.

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Take Your Diversity Recruiting to the Next Level

PowerToFly

In today's interconnected and globalized world, diversity recruitment is more than just a slogan; it’s an essential component of successful business. As businesses and organizations seek to innovate, they are also recognizing the value of diverse teams and fostering innovation, resilience, and performance. These workplaces know that the value of workplace diversity extends beyond just productivity!

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DO INDUSTRY RECRUITERS VALUE A DATA SCIENCE CERTIFICATION?

Recruiting Blogs

Getting access to the data science industry expects you to be capable of handling diverse data problems from big to small. Data science courses have become a convenient medium to keep pace with this ever-evolving landscape. any data science aspirant who dreams of making it big in the industry; thinks of enrolling with a certification or two for sure.

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The Challenges Facing Gen Z in the Workplace

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Generation Z is the future of the workforce. That’s not meant as some kind of puffery for this youngest cohort of workers; it’s a simple fact. Gen Z is already on par with Baby Boomers in terms of workforce participation numbers, and they’re expected to overtake Millennials sometime in the next 20 years. But many members of Gen Z see considerable challenges to their success in the workforce, as Bryan Robinson discusses in an article for Forbes.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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9 Best Practices for Integrating Hiring Tools with HR Systems

Lever

In the fast-paced world of scaling organizations, seamless integration between hiring tools and HR systems is crucial. We’ve gathered insights from HR Managers and Senior HR Coordinators, among others, to bring you nine expert tips. From mapping data fields accurately to centralizing data management for efficiency, discover how these professionals ensure smooth collaboration and data […] The post 9 Best Practices for Integrating Hiring Tools with HR Systems appeared first on Lever.

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The Simple Candidate Experience Hack that Your Talent Competitors are Using!

Social Talent

Recruiting can be a very forward-thinking discipline. We are constantly looking towards tech and the future of AI to optimize how we hire candidates. But what if there was something so simple, and so obvious, that every single recruiter and talent leader could adopt it right now and it would transform their approach to candidate experience? Let me tell you a short story… Imagine you are applying for two jobs with Company A and Company B.

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Benefits of Embracing Accessibility in Recruitment Marketing

Recruitics

Key Takeaways: Accessibility initiatives can enhance consumer engagement, workplace culture, and the company brand. Accessibility-related lawsuits are declining, but levels remain higher than in 2020 and prior years. DEI policies often overlook individuals with disabilities. Unique and valuable skills often go hand-in-hand with individuals with disabilities.

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Are You Using Background Checks?

ApplicantPro

In today's competitive job market, hiring the right employees is crucial for the success of your business! But how can you be sure you're making the best hire? Background checks are the only way to provide employers with insights into potential employees. Initiating and managing those background checks is not only tedious, but very time-consuming, plus there is the chance of running into compliance issues.

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The Impact of AI on the Modern Recruitment Landscape

From streamlining the job search process to efficiently navigating the influx of applications, AI-powered tools can revolutionize your recruitment efforts. By combining the efficiency of AI with the expertise of experienced recruiters, you can identify the ideal candidates who not only possess the necessary skills but also align with your company culture.

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9 Best Practices for Integrating Hiring Tools with HR Systems

Lever

In the fast-paced world of scaling organizations, seamless integration between hiring tools and HR systems is crucial. We’ve gathered insights from HR Managers and Senior HR Coordinators, among others, to bring you nine expert tips. From mapping data fields accurately to centralizing data management for efficiency, discover how these professionals ensure smooth collaboration and data […] The post 9 Best Practices for Integrating Hiring Tools with HR Systems appeared first on Lever.

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Is eLearning the Key to Filling the Skilled Trade’s Gap?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While we’re already seeing how artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and other forms of generative technology have the potential to eliminate jobs and reshape the workforce, for the foreseeable future, there are many activities that will still need a trained, human touch. Whether it’s an oil change or maintenance on a vehicle, plumbing, and electrical work, trade vocations, sometimes referred to as “blue-collar” jobs, still require the hands-on attention of skilled laborers.

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Employee Onboarding Excellence: How to Succeed From Day One

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Sponsored by Firstup We’ve all encountered employee onboarding nightmares. Perhaps your manager forgot your start date. Or maybe the tools and technology assigned to you didn’t work. If we were to poll a random group of people, the list of onboarding horror stories would be endless. Want a reality check? Try a quick Google search — […] The post Employee Onboarding Excellence: How to Succeed From Day One appeared first on TalentCulture.

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ApplicantPro Has Been Named an Indeed Platinum Partner for 2024

ApplicantPro

We're excited to announce that we have been named an Indeed Platinum Partner for 2024. that's two years in a row! We are so honored and excited that we just had to share this news with you! What does it mean to be an Indeed Platinum Partner? The platinum partner program from Indeed requires that partners meet strict guidelines for integration capabilities.

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Ten Minute Onboarding: A High-Volume Hiring Formula

Speaker: Speakers

Transform hiring with Ten Minute Onboarding, the formula to hire fast, maximize efficiency, and ensure compliance. Learn how top employers: Reduce Candidate Dropoff: Improve retention and reduce hiring costs with engaging onboarding. Increase Operational Efficiency: Save time and labor with streamlined processes. Ensure Compliance: Minimize liability and avoid fines with accurate onboarding.

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RPO - A Solution for All Seasons

Source2

While not a new phenomenon, many companies are struggling with the general uncertainty of the economy and the implications on their most important resource – human capital.

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How Much Harm Is Enough? Transfer Supports Title VII Discrimination Claim

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, there was no question that the complaining employee was moved out of her position because of her gender, but she suffered no loss of pay or rank. So the Court had to determine whether she was still able to maintain an employment discrimination claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. You Are Not Man Enough for This Job From 2008 through 2017, Sergeant Jatonya Clayborn Muldrow worked as a plainclothes officer in the St.

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How to alleviate candidate anxiety in the hiring process

Hireserve

According to a survey by JDP, 93% of candidates say they have felt nervous before an interview. This is of interest to recruitment teams for two key reasons. Firstly, talented people are not excluded from experiencing anxiety, and so to ensure you are able to identify the best candidate, being prepared to quell their stress so their skills can shine is key.

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Is Inclusion the Solution to Employee Burnout?

Recruiting Daily

Greetings, corporate warriors! Today, we embark on a journey through the labyrinthine corridors of corporate America, armed with our wits and a burning question: Is inclusion the antidote to the all-too-common affliction of employee burnout? Burnout is as ubiquitous in corporate America as poorly made coffee and endless Zoom calls. We’ve all seen it—employees with glazed eyes, drained of enthusiasm, staggering through the workday like extras in a zombie movie.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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Webinar: Learn How Metrics and Robust Feedback Loops Elevate Candidate Experience

Survale

Join ERE VP Research, Kevin Grossman, Survale co-founder, Ian Alexander, and Clear Voyage Consulting Managing Partner, Bill Cleary for “ Key Metrics for Data-Driven Candidate Experience ” July 24, 2024 at 11 AM Pacific Time. This free ERE webinar takes an in depth look at how organizations are operationalizing candidate experience by exploring the metrics they use and means by which they get and use these metrics.

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How to Write the Most Readable Job Descriptions (8 Tips)

Ongig

You’ve heard me talk about “readability” in job descriptions recently. It’s vital. Readable job descriptions have higher apply rates. We’ve measured the success of different job description strategies with machine learning. We found that readability is one of the three most important qualities a job description can have.

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Job Boards are Search Engines

NPA Worldwide

Here are some great tips from Steve Smith , author of The Hiring Tree: Laws of Applicant Attraction and co-founder of ApplicantPro. Steve says that job boards are search engines, which means good SEO practices must be followed to ensure your job ad (not the job description) reaches the right candidates. Here are some things you can implement right away: Job board impressions are recorded every time a link to your job posting is displayed in search results.

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Monster and CareerBuilder Join Forces to Challenge Job Board Giants

Recruiting Daily

In a surprising move that’s set to shake up the online recruitment industry, two pioneering U.S.-based job board companies, Monster and CareerBuilder, have announced their intention to combine operations. This strategic merger aims to create a formidable entity capable of challenging current market leaders Indeed and ZipRecruiter. The news was jointly announced by Randstad, the Netherlands-based staffing giant and parent company of Monster, and Apollo Global Management, the private equity

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Cracking the Culture Code: Interviewing for Culture Fit

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Join Dr. Craig Ellis, an I-O Psychologist, for this live webinar as he guides you through an objective interview process that will help your team assess candidate's alignment with your organizational culture. Space is limited, register today!

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The Future is AI Candidate Experience 

Survale

AI candidate experience, that is using AI to influence or complete a large number of candidate facing interactions, is all but a settled matter at this point. At the recent Talent42 Conference in Seattle, Head of TA for Datavant, Dan Cambell, noted that an estimated 400,000 recruiting jobs will be lost in the coming years. Lost to AI in one form or another.

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Inclusion As Climate, Not Weather: A New Perspective For Business Leaders

Forbes Human Resources Council

Creating an inclusive climate is a continuous process that requires understanding the company’s business strategy and the need to align its inclusive initiatives.

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Are Bots Slowing Down Your Website Performance?

Forum One

Imagine this scenario: Your organization’s website, the digital embodiment of your mission and services, the hub of your research and impact, is grappling to meet the increasing demand. But what could be the underlying issue? Recently, several organizations we work with have seen an influx of LLM (Large Language Model) crawlers causing sluggish website performance.