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Competition for Talent is Fierce – But the Hiring Rush is One-Sided

Recruiting Daily

The answer to “How hard is finding a job?” depends on who you ask Everything about 2019 has pointed back to a booming economy, from the fact that there are more job openings than workers to fill them to the recent round of IPO announcements in Silicon Valley.

14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

Workable

Examples of bad job ads are a popular feature of Workable VP of Customer Advocacy Matt Buckland’s Twitter feed. Some of them might make you chuckle, others might frustrate you with their blatant crudeness. We’ve compiled the best (worst) of these recruiting fails here. And the underlying message?

Being Small Might Be Your HR Superpower

ApplicantPro

Today I want to talk a little bit about David and Goliath. In case you're not familiar with the story, I'll give you a quick recap. There is a lot more background to the story but basically, it all comes down to one battle.

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Wait! What? In-house recruiter turnover is worse than Agency?

Greg Savage

Recently I published some confronting data from Staffing Industry Metrics where Recruitment Agency staff turnover in 2018 was estimated at 47%, an horrific number, and one that prompted this blog from me.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Olympic Gold Medalist, Joe Jacobi Shares Talent Identification Strategies to Help You Build High-Performance Teams

Lever

When launching a new talent identification and recruitment initiative, you traditionally map out the core requirements that pinpoint the best-fit candidate for the role. Then, you commence the long slog of locating that square-peg person to fit into your square-hole opportunity. Read More.

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Chatbox For Recruiters

Talent Hero Media

Discover why having a chatbox on your recruiting website can be a critical point of contact for your new leads. The post Chatbox For Recruiters appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Video

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Indeed and Goodwill: Helping Both Sides of Hiring

Indeed

The mission of global nonprofit Goodwill Industries International is to help people find jobs, change their lives and improve their communities. This so closely aligns with Indeed’s mission — helping people find jobs — that the two organizations have just announced a strategic collaboration.

Two Startup Founders on Why It’s Never Too Early to Implement a Smart Recruiting System

Lever

One of the things I love about my job is interviewing Lever customers from all over the world on what they like about recruiting — especially with our recruiting platform. And I had the pleasure of catching up with two companies this. Read More. The post Two Startup Founders on Why It’s Never Too Early to Implement a Smart Recruiting System appeared first on Lever. Hiring Leadership Small Business Recruiting

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Ways to Engage Candidates During the Summer Slowdown

JazzHR

With summer fast approaching, recruiters can expect to see a lot more vacation auto-responses in their inboxes. This situation prompts the question: should recruiters take a summer break? When you have the right engagement strategy, your summer hiring goals don’t have to languish.

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2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

Digital Employee Experience and the Future of Work: Insights from a VMWare Study

HR Technologist - RB

Employees prefer working in organizations that prioritize a digital culture, says VMWare’s latest study. What does this mean for the future of work? Find out here. Digital Transformation

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Five HR MindShifts We All Need To Make

Fistful of Talent

Let me first start by saying I love being an HR professional. I love the insight that the profession gives you into a company and its employees. But as HR people know, this insight can often be a double-edged sword.

The Benefits of Providing Free Food at Work

Indeed

Did you know that today is National Quiche Lorraine Day? Or that May is National Hamburger Month? These holidays might seem frivolous, but they reflect something big about society: We’re obsessed with food.

5 Platforms That Help You Assess Candidates’ Skills

Glassdoor for Employers

Few things are more frustrating for recruiters than discovering late in the interview process that the candidate they thought was a superstar has been exaggerating their skills.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

#RedBranchWeekly: Hiring the Best Candidates and Keeping Them Happy

marenated

By Kate Bunton: Here at the Red Branch office, we have this thing we call “Power Hour” — from 3:00-4:00 on Fridays we go heads down, speakers up, and really power through (see??) the last of our work before starting the weekend by gathering together and celebrating our successes.

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What Is A Recruiting Voice?

Katrina Kibben

If you've ever worked at a big company, you've seen brand guidelines. They create consistency and make the experience for buyers excellent. That should exist for recruiting. The post What Is A Recruiting Voice? appeared first on Katrina Kibben.

Navigating the Future of Work: How to Hire the Best Talent from the Gig Economy

Indeed

It’s time to face facts: the future of work happened, oh, yesterday — and most companies missed the memo. See, while we were all talking about what that future could look like and where the workforce might go, the inevitable occurred: things changed, and now we need to catch up.

Recruiting Secret: Hiring Workers Returning from Sabbatical

Glassdoor for Employers

It is becoming more and more common for successful executives and entrepreneurs to take time off from their careers for a year or two, and sometimes more. These career sabbaticals are just that, a break from their normal ‘go-go-go’ leading the troops.

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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.

5 Ways for Managers to Prepare for the Future of Work

HR Technologist - RB

Frank Connolly, Senior Editor of MindEde, shares five steps managers can take to help prepare their team for the automated workplaces of the future. Leadership & Succession

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Recruiters Preparing for the Recession of 2020

Recruiting Daily

Yes, you read that right. It’s been over 10 years since the Great Recession of 2008 and most U.S. economists are now predicting a recession by the end of 2020. Reports are starting to show downtrends in CEO confidence and slowdowns in manufacturing, energy, and high tech.

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Focus on Values: The Strategy for Making Long-Term Hires in a Tight Talent Market

Recruiter

When the job market is tight and people have fewer options, job seekers will ask the question: "What do I have to do to impress you?" " However, when job seekers have more choices — like they do right now — the power dynamic shifts.

Lessons Learned From A Leadership Conference

SmartSearch

The Milestones in Leadership Summit was held on May 17 in sunny Huntington Beach, and we were graciously invited by our partner and sponsor, of this event, PTS Advance.

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.

3 Ways to Use Strategic HR to Drive Digital Transformation

HR Technologist - RB

Going digital is vital for organizations to maintain a competitive edge. We discuss what strategic HR is and how can it bring enable successful change. Digital Transformation

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Why Hiring Professionals Need to be Agile

Social Talent

The definition of agility in a business context is the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways. When I think about recruitment agility I keep a mental image of one of those high paces action movies. Die Hard, Jason Bourne, you name it, The hero is stuck in a situation he didn’t predict, and in order to stop the bad guys, he needs to move fast, adjust, and think what is his competitive advantage is.

7 Performance Questions to Ask Your Employees Each Week

Recruiter

We keep hearing about the demise of the annual appraisal and the accompanying rise of regular performance discussions, but we rarely hear any guidance on what to discuss during these more frequent check-ins.

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Content Through Collaboration: How to Create Employee-Driven Brand Stories

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As of April 2019, the U.S. national unemployment rate was 3.6% , which means the talent shortage is far from over. Along with many other employers, we here at RaceTrac have been looking for new ways to combat this shortage.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.