Sat.Nov 18, 2017 - Fri.Nov 24, 2017

Massive lies recruiters tell themselves.

Greg Savage

This may not be a comfortable read. Almost all recruiters tell themselves huge lies. I did it when I was a recruiter, and I did it when I was manager too. It’s a human trait on a broader level for sure, as well. We finesse reality to make ourselves feel better. We tweak the truth […].


Quantifying Employee Engagement: Get Behind the Numbers


With demand for tech professionals so high, HR departments and hiring managers are under constant pressure to keep a company’s teams safely in place.

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How to Hire Top Performers: Offer Them a Career Path


Career opportunity is the top reason people change jobs. Forty five percent of people leave their job due to lack of opportunities for advancement, and 59 percent accept a new job for a strong career path with more opportunity. These are precisely the people you want at your organization. Those focused on their career paths will be more driven to continually improve their skills and exceed performance expectations.

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Recruiter Website Takedown: Reaction Search

Talent Hero Media

How do you build a successful lead generation recruiter website?It’s It’s a question we’ve asked and answered on this blog before but we realized that it’s a … Continue reading Recruiter Website Takedown: Reaction Search.

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Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Are You Ready to Recruit Generation Z?

Social Talent

Maybe you’re asking yourself. What is Gen Z? A great way to think about it is like this; The Baby Boomers made babies, Generation X made jobs, Millennial’s made experiences and Gen Z are going to make robots! Plain and simple; Gen Z are the future.

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Sourcing Quality vs. Quantity?

ERE SourceCon

What’s more important in a search, quantity of candidates reached or quality of candidates reached? Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

How to Make Baby Boomers Your Secret Weapon in the War for Talent


The skills needed for tomorrow’s workforce are changing more rapidly than university curricula can teach them. Some even doubt that the university system can deliver the skills required for an increasingly technology-driven market. Generational Issues Featured

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The Most Unusual Interview Questions To Ask A Candidate (Infographic)

Social Talent

For any candidate, it’s important that they’re prepared to be questioned about everything and anything before walking into a job interview.

Thoughts On 2017 SEEK Awards Winners

The Whiteboard

Quick one from me this week as I’ve got way too much work related stuff going on for such a beautiful sunny Friday.

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Building Your Own CRM

ERE SourceCon

If you’re lucky enough to have a fully effective Candidate Relationship Manager (CRM), you’re ahead of the game. Many sourcers have been bogged down when it comes to a clunky CRM that hasn’t been updated in the past five years, and some of them look for ways to un-clunk their life.

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Here’s My Obligatory ‘5 Things I’m Thankful for’ Blog Post


Ahh, Thanksgiving. Football. And that whole ‘reasons to be thankful thing’ that my family drops on everyone when it’s time to finally eat. Good times. Holidays Featured


Get Ready for the SocialTalent Advent Calendar!

Social Talent

What We Mean When We Say “Talent”

Fistful of Talent

We catch a fair bit of grief in HR for using the term, Top Talent. The problem, of course, is that talent means different things to different people. Folks cannot articulate what top performers really do or they get caught up in using tired clichés. I’m gonna try to fix that for you. I think the challenge is that companies label too many people Top Talent. Top Talent separates itself into another level.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Wonderful World Of Chrome Extensions – Volume 11

ERE SourceCon

It’s obvious that most recruiters and sourcers have a love affair with sourcing tools. There has been a high demand for sourcing tools and extensions.

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Corporate Shame — Why Doesn’t Your Firm Predict and Prevent Sexual Harassment?


Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate the thinking of board members and executives about the need for a corporate program for predicting where sexual harassment is likely to occur. Sexual Harassment Featured


3 Actionable Tips on How to Write a Flawless Job Description

Social Talent

The quality of candidates applying for a role in your company usually depends on the quality of your job description. If it doesn’t appeal to the candidate, then you won’t get who you’re looking for. Remember your job description is the face of your business.

How a Payroll Provider Can Help You Maintain Compliance


Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle, and employers can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes.

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.

Combining Common Sourcing Tools to Create a Sourcing Solution – Part 7

ERE SourceCon

This is the seventh post in a series of posts on how you can combine tools to create sourcing magic. Advertising & Marketing Niche Searches Search Techniques Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

5 Takeaways from TEDWomen 2017

Glassdoor for Employers

“We build them, we cross them, sometimes we burn them.” With those powerful words, TED Content Director Kelly Stoetzel kicked off TEDWomen. Employee Engagement Industry Trends Career Advice Executive Feature TEDX

10 Feelings We All Know When We Get The Last Paycheck Before Christmas

Social Talent

As we sprint through this hectic Christmas period it becomes increasingly difficult to keep that precious work/life balance. Work friends want to go for drinks and other friends want to go for drinks.

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A.I.’s Gaydar Is Better Than Yours, Which Means Discrimination Is Coming To An Algorithm Near You

Fistful of Talent

I’m a straight white guy, which is equal parts boring and pedestrian. Because we all tribe together, that means the majority of my friends are straight. <This <This is where I should insert a note to tell you that I have friends who aren’t straight, and that I’d make a good to great VP of Diversity, even though I’m white, male and straight.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

The Pros and Cons of Telling Google Your Salary Ranges


Back in June, Google went live with its job search tool. People have been talking about it for months now, and the buzz isn’t dying down anytime soon. I’ve been sitting back waiting to see how things play out, including updates to the first version of the tool. Compensation Job Boards Job Descriptions Job Postings

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Top 10 Ways to Show Gratitude in the Office This Week (and Why It’s Important)

Glassdoor for Employers

Make it an agenda item this week: take stock of your workplace gratitude – and not just because Thanksgiving is around the. Employee Engagement Employee Wellness Gratitude Thanksgiving


Roundup: LinkedIn Release Resume Assistant & Indeed Tell us Something Surprising about Jobseekers

Social Talent

LinkedIn are levelling up with LinkedIn Performance Summary and Resume Assistant. LinkedIn Talent Solutions have released a new report that will help TA leaders assess their recruiting efforts.

Is This REALLY the Most Important Quality For Job Seekers to Have?

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I’m as big a sucker for click-bait headlines as anyone, but this one I saw recently actually made me think I might be getting something meaningful. This is the one that grabbed me: Here’s the 1 Trait Hiring Managers Seek Most OK, I’ll bite.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.