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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


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


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.


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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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.

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


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 Use Social Media as a Powerful Recruiting Tool


Social media has proven to be an effective tool for marketers and advertisers to reach consumers. The lessons learned through these campaigns can translate directly to the recruitment process.

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


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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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.

Ways to Engage Candidates During the Summer Slowdown


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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Indeed and Goodwill: Helping Both Sides of Hiring


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.

What You Missed at Our Chicago Talent Strategy Lunch & Learn


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

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.

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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The Benefits of Providing Free Food at Work


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.

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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The Secrets to Keeping the “Human” in HR


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.

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.

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


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


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.

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?

#RedBranchWeekly: Hiring the Best Candidates and Keeping Them Happy


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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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

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

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.

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?

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.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

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


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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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.