Sat.Feb 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 03, 2017

Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

ClearCompany Recruiting

When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & Sourcing

Cloud Boom May Power Tech Hiring

Dice

The market for public-cloud services is primed to explode over the next several years, according to a recent report from research firm IDC. That has major implications for how tech firms recruit, hire, and retain tech pros with significant cloud expertise.

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Are You at that Point? What is the Best Way to Quit a Job?

BrightMove

Are You at that Point? What is the Best Way to Quit a Job? There is a reason it is called an employee or job “lifecycle.” It has a beginning and an end. While we usually talk about onboarding, let’s take some time to talk about offboarding yourself in a way that preserves relationships and opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor , in 2016 the average employee tenure—or length of time at a job—declined from over four and a half years to just over four years.

Candidate Experience Across the Candidate Lifecycle

Talemetry

What’s your first thought when you think of candidate experience? Interviews? Hiring manager follow up? We’ve made the case that online candidate experience is the most lucrative place to focus on candidate experience.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

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Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail?

BrightMove

Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail? Contributed by Jim Addison. Description: More and more companies are instituting “employee reputation management” policies, but what do these policies entail? We take a look at how employee reputation management and social media can help safeguard a company’s branding and image. Online reputation is important—not just for individuals, but for brands as well.

Worth the (Calculated) Risk: Hiring Executives from Nontraditional Career Paths

Brazen Recruiting

We’ve all seen it: that candidate whose resume doesn’t really match the job requirements, yet there’s something about her overall experience that piques our interest. Perhaps she took a “gap year” after school or between jobs; maybe she spent time working in a completely different field.

The Perfect First Phone Call

Social Talent

The first phone call is one of the most important parts of the selling process. It’s crucial that you learn to navigate this delicate touchpoint so that you give yourself the best chance of securing a real business opportunity. The perfect first phone call is a classic mix of short and sweet.

How to Choose An Applicant Tracking System

Jazz

From advertising and interviewing to hiring and training, the recruitment process can be an involved and expensive undertaking. For that reason, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to secure the best candidate.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

5 Ways to Optimize Your Resume for the ATS

ClearCompany Recruiting

72% of submitted applications are never read by an actual person. Does that surprise you? It’s due to the use of Applicant Tracking Systems. These systems scan resumes to determine if a candidate’s qualifications match up with what the company wants in an employee.

Creative Employee Perks That Attract Culture Fit Candidates

Lever

Fifty seven percent of people say employee perks and benefits are a top consideration before accepting a job. Companies know they need to get creative in order to help them stand out to candidates and win the best talent for their team. Many companies are going a step further to offer employee perks that help them attract culture fit candidates. They know that talent who shares the company’s values can better serve their customers. Employer brand

Team Pages That Make You Want To Join A Company

Social Talent

A team page can make or break a good impression. Whether it’s people who are thinking of applying for a job or potential customers your team page has a chance to make a big impact. It gives people an idea of what life inside the company is like.

How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. It thrives on structure, consistency, reliability and frequency. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Why Do We Make It So Hard To Get Into Recruiting?

Recruiting Daily

For an industry which prides itself on “none of us knew we were going to be recruiters,” those of us in talent acquisition seem to make it awful hard for an outsider to get a shot in the recruiting industry. Case in point: me. Now, let me explain. After spending nine years in retail […].

How Being Transparent Helps Scale Your Company

Entrepreneur

A culture of trust is the bedrock for success. It starts living your core values every day. Transparency

Candidate Engagement Should Begin Before Recruiting

Undercover Recruiter

Most companies I work with understand the importance of employee engagement and the impact that it brings to their business. But despite that, 70% of employees surveyed in a Gallup report described themselves as neutral of “actively disengaged”.

Dice Report: Jobs That Tech Pros Apply For

Dice

What kinds of jobs are technology professionals applying for? A recent analysis of the Dice database suggests that developer and engineer positions tend to attract the most applies. Large numbers of tech pros also want to become business analysts and project managers.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Recruitment News: Small Changes, Big Difference

Social Talent

Another week and another flurry of exciting updates from the world of recruitment. This week we focus on the introduction of small features that make a BIG difference in the recruitment world. LinkedIn Gets Contractor Friendly.

5 Strategies to Build a High-Performance Sales Force

Talview

In order to build a high-performance salesforce, it’s necessary to have a systematic recruiting process in place that will allow you to quickly gather the right insight about potential sales candidates and make smart decisions for company’s development.

What Does the Future of Business Look Like? Ask 1,379 CEO’s

BrightMove

What Does the Future of Business Look Like? Ask 1,379 CEO’s. While we would all like to know the future, crystal balls are in short supply. Instead, Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) offered up its 20 th annual global CEO survey, released recently in Davos, Switzerland.

3 Trends Driving Innovation in Recruitment Advertising Technology

Recruitics

If you’re finding it more difficult to hire today than ever before, take solace in that you are far from alone.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

Employee Retention Strategies You Can Start Today (Part 2)

Social Talent

We’re back with a second helping of employee retention tactics that you can action straight away. In Part One we listed some ways you can start making changes to boost your employee retention rates. Now we’re here to complete the list.

The Game Changers: When Authenticity Goes Wrong in Recruitment Marketing

Prominence

Authenticity is a word that is probably said too often in the marketing world. Endless rhetoric on why being authentic , genuine and real (especially when it comes to those pesky millennials ) is the only way to appeal to people and grow your business in today’s #fastpaced, #VUCA world.

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Quality Of Hire: How To Measure The Quality Of Your Candidates In 6 Steps

Ideal

LinkedIn reports the recruiting metric hiring managers care about most is quality of hire. Basically, what we all want to know is: is my recruiting process actually selecting the right people or not?

Talent Sourcing In the Digital Era: The Tools of Our Trade

ERE SourceCon

This article is the second installment of a four-part follow-up to Talent Sourcing in the Digital Era: Talent Sourcing is So Much More Than Boolean. In the original article, I proposed a contemporary model for Talent Sourcing.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

7 Recruiting Alternatives to LinkedIn

RecruitLoop

In 2016, LinkedIn had about 450 million users worldwide. But LinkedIn also has it's pitfalls. Check out these alternative recruiting tools. Hiring Talent Scope Social Media Source

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Disclosure: How To Avoid Becoming The Uber of HR.

Recruiting Daily

While it’s only just now March, for Uber, 2017 is already shaping up to be a horrible, no good, very bad year – something of an annus horribilis for a company that not all that long ago was seen as a seemingly unstoppable burgeoning tech behemoth.

Beyond The Brand: How NewsWhip Spots Recruitment Trends Before They Happen

Social Talent

Welcome to our new series where we’ll be touching base with global thought leaders. We’ll be giving you VIP insight into what they do, how they do it and what they hope to achieve now and into the future.