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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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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3 Ingredients Needed for New Manager Success

Fistful of Talent

Howdy folks, welcome to Texas, home of the folksy colloquialism. In today’s edition, we learn how to make chicken salad! No, no, not the delectable combination of poultry and love scooped on your plate at Corner Bakery.

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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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Get Ready for the SocialTalent Advent Calendar!

Social Talent

The Holiday Season is always a great time in SocialTalent – getting to round off the year and look back on all the changes that have gone on, the new people we’ve gotten to know and all the great content that’s come from the website over the past 12 months (plus, the end-of-year party is pretty good too). Since it is the season of giving, we wanted to do something special to share the best of 2017 with you all. So, from the 1st of December, get ready for the SocialTalent Advent Calendar! For the whole month, we’ll be sending you blog posts, webinars, TA Talks, compilations, podcasts, Ninja Diaries and everything in between so you can round off your 2017 with all the info you need for the new year. There will even be competitions to win some brilliant prizes – everything you’d want from the holiday season! The SocialTalent Advent Calendar kicks off next Friday, so make sure you’re signed up to receive your daily dose of holiday cheer. Register your name and email below! Get involved! Receive a tailored curation of the latest industry insights. Sign up for our Christmas Advent Calendar! Sign Me Up! The post Get Ready for the SocialTalent Advent Calendar! appeared first on SocialTalent. SocialTalent

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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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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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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


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.

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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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

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.

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


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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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

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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

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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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.

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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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

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


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.

Employer Branding Ideas- How Do Facebook and HubSpot Attract Talent


Employer Branding ideas are essential for building a strong and attractive employer brand. Since many companies have started investing more in their employer branding strategies, I decided write about some real-life employer branding ideas and strategies.

The Differentiated Model for Talent Acquisition


When I’m not doing my day-to-day TA job, I spend a lot of my remaining time having wonderful conversations with TA professionals around the world — discussing challenges, opportunities, and forward-looking ideas.

Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast.

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.