Sat.Oct 14, 2017 - Fri.Oct 20, 2017

Tech Hiring in 2018 Could Become Very Complex


If you’re budgeting to hire more technology professionals in 2018, take a look at a new survey from Spiceworks that suggests many companies will spend more on technology next year.

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How to Build Diversity Hiring into an Existing Process

ClearCompany Recruiting

We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. But what about your current hiring practices?

Is an alternative office right for your company?


These days, more and more companies are investing in alternative offices and workspaces, rather than making employees trek into traditional office environments for the usual nine-to-five work day.

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Why You Shouldn't Use Free Job Posting Sites


There are 18,100 Google searches, on average, for “free job posting” every month. It’s easy to understand why—budgets and time are limited, and you need to make both stretch in order to fill roles in your organization. However, free job posting sites may actually do more harm than good, particularly when it comes to how they consume your time. Employer brand

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.

What Tech Pros Value in an Ideal Employer


What do technology professionals value in a job? That was a key question in Dice’s Ideal Employer survey, which details how tech professionals regard the companies they work for (and want to work for).

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11 Must-Ask Behavioral Interview Questions

Glassdoor for Employers

Behavioral interviewing uses strategically composed questions to generate word pictures of how a candidate’s past performance supports a hiring company’s future needs.

6 Tips to Attract the Best Tech Talent, from VEON


This is a guest post by Zvi Goldfarb, Director of Hiring Innovation, Employer Branding, and the Digital Recruitment Lab at VEON. You know the saying that employees are a company’s most valuable asset. We agree. But how do you make sure you’re bringing in the best people? After all, a bad hire doesn’t just leave you with a sad face (nobody wants a sad face), it costs the company a lot of resources

Simplify Your Talent Acquisition for a Better Candidate Experience


8 Spooky Pranks You Can Play on Your Co-Workers This Halloween

Social Talent

There’s nothing quite like scaring the living daylights out of one of your co-workers. The anticipation leading up to the big scare is a feeling that never gets old. With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d share some expert pranks with you.

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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.

Why You Should Close Candidates On A Good Note (Even If You Know They’re NOT Going To Get The Job)

Fistful of Talent

Imagine a situation: You’ve set up an interview on the phone with a candidate. It’s immediately obvious that you won’t be submitting this candidate due to the client’s preferred specs/job requirements—or maybe you realize they’re just not a good fit. What do you do?

4 Ways to Decrease Your Time to Hire


Time to hire was 29.2 working days in August, just shy of the all-time high of 30.3 working days in April of this year. It’s been steadily increasing since 2010, when it took half as long to fill a role. This is, no doubt, spurred by the high demand for—and shortage of—skilled talent. Despite this being the new normal, organizations and candidates alike are struggling with the amount of time it takes to fill a role.

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Seven Best Practices for Your Apply Process


We’ve just returned from the HR Technology Conference 2017 and it was great to see the innovation and focus on talent acquisition and more specifically recruitment marketing.

Facebook Updates Its Status, Tests New Resume Posting Feature

ERE SourceCon

If there’s anything more interesting than Facebook’s foray into recruitment, it’s the speed at which it is moving.

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.

Report: Candidates Are Bailing on You Because of Poor Glassdoor Reviews


Turns out, crappy anonymous reviews are costing you candidates. Advertising & Marketing Candidate Engagement Featured

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Controlling Recruiters By Fear (And Other Retention Techniques)

The Whiteboard

Hello I’m back. Thanks Sean for looking after The Whiteboard blog while I was away in the UK. I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed a change of voice.

What to Expect for this Year’s Seasonal Hiring Trends


With the holiday season fast approaching, employers need to get their ducks in a row to prepare for the shopping bonanza that comes with it. And that means staffing for the busiest time of the year. This year’s outlook on seasonal hiring by analyst Challenger, Gray & Christmas shows seasonal workers will be in high demand, with many big-name retailers making big job announcements. So what do employers need to know about seasonal hiring in 2017 and what can they do to maximize their efforts?

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Out with The Old, In with The New. Creating Compelling Job Descriptions

ERE SourceCon

About six months ago, I moved to Colorado from Tennessee. It was quite the whirlwind after selling the house in the time it took to fly to Ireland – a trip that had been planned much longer than moving in the first place.

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.

Blue Collar Blues: Recruiting Manufacturing Workers


Manufacturing in America is huge. Over the last 20 years manufacturing output has increased by almost 40 percent , and the annual value of production by U.S. factories has reached a record $2.4 trillion. And the trend continues upward.

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3 Tips on How To Build A Highly Targeted Prospect List

Social Talent

The road to landing a good old fashioned sale can be long and tiring. Ideally, as a salesperson, you’d rather wrap the sale up as soon as possible – hassle free.

Tesla Fired Hundreds….To “Improve Morale”

Fistful of Talent

When you geek out on talent like the folks here at FOT, it’s fun to sit back and watch high profile companies make big talent decisions. Intrigue, strategy and risk are all embedded in public leadership transitions, succession planning, business strategy pivots, acquisitions, mass firings….wait,

Sourcing Tools 101: Back to the Strategy

ERE SourceCon

The landscape of sourcing and recruiting tools is crowded, and growing every day. It’s tough to keep up with new changes, and even tougher to decide what tool will actually work best for you. Everyone works differently, too, so there’s rarely a true one-size-fits-all solution.

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.

Facebook’s Offensive on Recruitment Marches On, Testing Resume Posting Feature


If there’s anything more interesting than Facebook’s foray into recruitment, it’s the speed at which it is moving. This year alone, Facebook has introduced the following: Facebook LinkedIn Resumes Featured

Ask These Four Interview Questions to Identify Star Candidates


Note: This post originally appeared on , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor.

Attract, Retain, and Sustain to Build Your Creative Edge

Glassdoor for Employers

In such a congested climate, it takes more than business savvy to thrive. You need to build a creative edge that sets your company apart. Employee Engagement Employer Branding Creativity Retention

We’ve Come a Long Way – A Stacy Zapar #SourceCon Austin Keynote Review

ERE SourceCon

When Stacy Zapar of Tenfold & The Talent Agency took the stage at the tenth anniversary of SourceCon, I could tell something special was about to go down in Austin. Zapar has been there and done that.

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.