Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

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?

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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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COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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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How To Educate Hiring Managers

Social Talent

Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn Series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise to keep it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

New Report Finds Strong Commitment to Technology Investment for People Strategies

Allegis Global Solutions

We often hear from clients who are trying to keep up with innovations that can help their organizations better attract and retain talent. The sheer complexity of today’s marketplace is daunting.

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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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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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.

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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What You Missed at Our Chicago Talent Strategy Lunch & Learn

Lever

We just wrapped up our Chicago Lunch & Learn, 5 Steps to Mastering Your Talent Strategy. Our speakers had so many insightful things to say on this topic, we couldn’t wait to share them with you. Our amazing panel included: Stephanie Vargo, Read More. The post What You Missed at Our Chicago Talent Strategy Lunch & Learn appeared first on Lever. Candidate experience Collaborative hiring Employer brand Events HR Metrics Sourcing & Nurture

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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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

The Secrets to Keeping the “Human” in HR

CakeHR

Recently, a young man I know was contacted by a recruiter looking to fill a position for a company that was relocating to his current city. He had been exploring other positions on and off for a while and had sent his resume to this recruiter without much thought.

The Key To Getting Internal Promotions–The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need.

Fistful of Talent

Brown-noser. Suck-up. Kiss-A**. These are the terms you’ll hear. Pay them no mind, white-collar worker. You’re here to win. Those are the stones thrown by the masses who don’t have what it takes to win–#jealous #bastards. What’s the game we’re trying to win? The game of getting internal promotions.

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.

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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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.

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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Recruiting & What Never Changes: Hiring Managers

Fistful of Talent

I inadvertently took a trip down memory lane when telling a colleague how I got into recruiting and what it was like just 10 years prior. When I first got into recruiting, the country was in the midst of a comeback following the great recession and, luckily, the organization I was with was growing rapidly. To be honest, I was on the recruiting gravy train with pools of qualified candidates, a lack of competition, a low time-to-fill rate, and extremely low employee turnover.

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Boolean Search: A Simple Guide for Recruiters

TalentLyft

Every recruiter should know how to perform the Boolean search. Learning a few simple tricks will enable you to source better candidates faster. So what are you waiting for? Start reading our guide and get ready to master the art of Boolean search ! Read More. Tutorials

How Employers Can Manage The Perils of Always On Work Culture

HR Technologist - RB

In a culture of 24/7 connectivity, the very notion of off-hours seems like a quaint relic of the distant past. But the cost of feeling always on the clock is severe. Culture

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Revealed | The Top Cyber Roles In 2019

Social Talent

KPMG and PwC are now the UK’s top cyber recruiters, according to new data released by Indeed. Both companies are hiring a large proportion of cyber security specialists, with cyber roles accounting for 5.95% new KPMG recruits and 5.08% new hires at PwC. The two other members of the accountancy sector’s ‘Big Four’, EY and Deloitte, complete the cyber hirers’ top four, with cyber roles making up 1.99% and 1.47% respectively of their current job vacancies.

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The State of Today’s Job Market? It’s Not Nearly as Tight as You Think

Fistful of Talent

Do you really believe that today’s U.S. unemployment rate is at the lowest level since 1969 ? Well I don’t, and I’m getting tired of the constant overhype about how this is possibly the greatest market for job seekers ever, and that anyone who wants a job can find one. That’s because the current job market isn’t nearly as good as everyone thinks it is, and Neel Kashkari believes that, too. What’s that you say? Don’t know who Neel Kashkari is?

4 Tips for Hiring Senior-Level Employees

RecruitmentJuice

Recruiting senior-level employees requires you to step up your game and work at a more advanced level than any other type of hiring. The pool of candidates for these executive and management positions is much smaller and demands a more hands-on approach.

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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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The Power of Recognition: How HR & Business Leaders Can Partner to Develop a Strategy for Recognizing Employees

Speaker: Keri Ohlrich, CEO & Kelly Guenther, COO, Abbracci Group

Join Abbracci Group’s CEO Keri Ohlrich, PhD and COO Kelly Guenther as they explore how you can develop these relationships with leaders and influence engagement in your company.

#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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How to Get More Referrals in Recruitment

FireFish Software

Referrals are a great way to build strong networks of trust between you, your clients, prospects and candidates as they create a situation where the ‘good guys’ are all vouching for one another.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

In the ’80s, women would need a male-co-signor to apply for bank loans and capital would be minimal. Times have objectively changed for the better, and women are now granted the freedom that they deserve. However, gender discrimination still seems to seep into our lives.

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