Sat.Nov 11, 2017 - Fri.Nov 17, 2017

Time For Something Different In Recruitment

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Next week sees the realisation of two different projects we have been working on within our business for quite some time now, and it’s fair to say I’m a bundle of nervous excitement and energy about it all.

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How Organizations Create Robust Talent Networks


In an August 2017 Workforce Monitor survey from the American Staffing Association, 50 percent of workers said they didn’t know the phrase “skills gap.”

By the Numbers: November 17, 2017


Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. BountyJobs Bites. Diversity Valued as Recruiting Metric. 35%: percentage of decision makers that plan to prioritize diversity when hiring.

8 Smart Ways To Beat The Winter Blues At Work

Social Talent

Jon Snow has been kindly reminding us that winter is coming for quite some time now. The chronic coughing and the sniffles n’ sneezes are probably echoing through your office as we speak. Tissues have become a life necessity and lemsip has probably replaced your morning coffee.

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14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

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Open Enrollment - Here's what to do next

ClearCompany Recruiting

It’s coming! Pretty soon, you won’t have to manage open enrollment anymore. But once you’ve celebrated with a glass of champagne, consider these crucial post open enrollment steps to take to ensure an even smoother process next year! Assess the Situation with Your Team.

The ROI of Social Selling: 5 Data Driven Outcomes in 2017 (Infographic)

Social Talent

There are various ways to get your product/solution into the spotlight, but none are quite as successful as social selling. Social selling offers a unique ROI. One huge advantage linked to social selling is that you can track and measure how effective your social selling strategy is.

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Conversion Process Results Sneak Peek


70-80% candidate drop off. That’s what many companies find in their application conversion process. Just think about it. All the investment your company has made into recruiting, and you’re losing 70-80% of your candidates once they get to your career site. candidate conversion


Perks at Work: Big Deal or a Little Luxury?

Undercover Recruiter

When searching for a new role, prospective candidates are more often than not, sold by the incentives an employer offers. In recent years, employee perks have developed into integral factors of any office job, becoming less of a perk, and more of a necessity.

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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 Simple Ways to Make Open Enrollment as Easy as Possible This Year

ClearCompany Recruiting

Open enrollment season is upon us, and if you’re like the majority of HR pros and employees, then you might be ready for it to be over. This time of year comes with a flood of questions, explanations and information to help everyone’s transition into the new year as seamless as possible.

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What Remote Workers Want from Management


Remote work. Working remotely is a big attraction to tech professionals. Developers, engineers and others are increasingly aware of the benefits of proper work-life balance , and not trudging into an office daily is part of that.

How to Hire 155 People in 45 Days with High-Impact Teams


Imagine this: you’re in talent acquisition for an organization that acquires another, and are charged with hiring 100 developers for that organization in 90 days. Now, also imagine that the company for which you’re hiring currently has a team of 45 employees, split between the United States and Argentina, which took them seven years to build. On top of that, the organization doesn’t yet have salaries or locations set for any new hires. Sound interesting? Collaborative hiring

How to Attract Top Talent with Quality Job Postings

Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by Workopolis: In the hunt for great candidates, a job posting is your first important step. If written well, your job description can attract much higher applicants from the start, saving you time and, most importantly, money. Of course, that’s easier said than done.

9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

The Future of Recruiting — The Talent Advisor Model Dominates (Part 2 of 2)


Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the future of recruiting. Corporate Recruiting HR Trends Recruiting training Retention & Engagement Talent Acquisition Talent Management Featured

What Men, Women Value in Tech’s Ideal Employers


The first-ever Dice Ideal Employer survey ranked the most admired employers among tech professionals and revealed what they value most among those companies. We examined how those values differ by gender.

Doubling Down on Recruiting: Lessons from Recruiting and Hiring Teachers

Recruiting Daily

Throughout the U.S., hiring qualified teachers is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. That’s because the number of teachers applying for positions isn’t keeping pace with the growing number of job postings, which is causing significant shortages.

Developing a Coaching Culture Within Your Organisation

Undercover Recruiter

There are considerable business benefits to developing a coaching culture within an organization as well as providing career progression opportunities for employees. Coaching targets high performance and improvement at work and usually focuses on specific skills and goals.

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.

Let Job Candidates Sell Themselves On Your Company


Hiring is a form of selling: You’re selling opportunity. The hope is that your best prospective buyers — top talent –choose you. During interviews, you walk a tightrope, balancing the need to sell the job, while confirming that the candidate is a good fit.

12 Slack Apps and Tools that Make You a Better Recruiter


Learn more about Comeet’s collaborative recruiting platform. Click here to register to join our upcoming demo. If you’re like most recruiters (and companies), you’re likely using dozens of different tools to be more productive.

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How You Can Help Your Hiring Teams Improve Their Candidate Experience By Relating It To Dating

Fistful of Talent

Here you are, after hours of sourcing, screening candidates, aggressively rubbing your forehead in frustration, and finally the gem that you’ve scoured the earth for appears! It’s a relief that you’re on the right track to filling that role.

Social Media in Recruitment: Useful or a Giant Waste of Time?

Undercover Recruiter

It’s definitely a norm; using Twitter and LinkedIn to advertise and promote jobs, as well as using these platforms to connect and communicate with potential candidates. Using social media is seen as an essential component to any kind of recruiting strategy. But how useful is it?

8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

The App That Calls Itself ‘The Real Time Glassdoor’ Is Coming to Your Desktop


While most employers are familiar with Glassdoor and Indeed as platforms for submitting anonymous employee reviews, far less are familiar with Blind , a native mobile app that touts itself as a “real-time Glassdoor” in ads. Engagement Retention & Engagement Featured

7 CV Red Flags Recruiters Need to Watch Out For

Social Talent

You’ve got a ton of applicants and need to narrow the field down quickly. While it’s only at the interview stage that you can really assess whether your candidate is right for the job, a CV can tell you a lot about a prospective employee if you know how to read between the lines.

The Wonderful World of Search Engines

ERE SourceCon

Search engines are a sourcers best friend, but how do you know when to use what search engine and what type of search to perform? A search will pull up almost anything you ask it to do as long as you know how to ask the right questions.

How to Maximize Social Engagement on LinkedIn

Undercover Recruiter

Coinciding with the announcement of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies, we find out how Charlton Morris, the runner-up, leverages LinkedIn to provide value, promote employee involvement and establish their brand on the platform.

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.

Google Now Features Glassdoor Pay Data In Job Search

Glassdoor for Employers

For years, Glassdoor has known that job seekers want more salary information during their job search. By offering more pay information to. How To Use Glassdoor Know Your Worth google Job Search Salary

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Recruitment Technology That Will Guarantee a Successful 2018 (Infographic)

Social Talent

As we approach December we divide into two groups of people. One group already has switched their sights to next year and the new set of ambitious goals ahead of them. The other group are casting an eye over 2017 and searching for the cracks in processes and focussing on the strengths and weaknesses.

When Managers Want More Resumes; the Three Enchilada Dilemma

ERE SourceCon

Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine, so long as they champion gluttony. Jonah Goldberg. Candidate Experience Recruiting Resumes Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

How to Use Data to Influence Hiring Managers

Undercover Recruiter

We have all been through the painful process of conducting a difficult search. The challenge can stem from a host of reasons — managers looking for a unicorn candidate, reputation (or lack thereof) of a company, unclear requirements, and so forth.

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2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.