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

Time For Something Different In Recruitment

The Whiteboard

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

Jobscience

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.”

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.

What Remote Workers Want from Management

Dice

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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

By the Numbers: November 17, 2017

BountyJobs

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.

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

Lever

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

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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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How to Choose a New Talent Niche

Jobscience

Like any viable business, staffing firms are more effective when they have a way to differentiate themselves from their competitors.

Lead Generation For Recruiters: What You Need To Know

Talent Hero Media

Traditionally, lead generation for recruiters has been straightforward.If you wanted to build a client base, you picked up the phone and cold called. The person … Continue reading Lead Generation For Recruiters: What You Need To Know.

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What Men, Women Value in Tech’s Ideal Employers

Dice

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.

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Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

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

Talemetry

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

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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.

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

ERE

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

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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.

People Analytics and HR: Let’s Emphasize the People

CakeHR

The People Behind the Numbers As HR professionals trying to discover ways to retain and engage our workforce, we spend a lot of time and energy focusing on the reporting side of things when really we should be investing more time and resources into our people.

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

Let Job Candidates Sell Themselves On Your Company

ERE

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.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

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.

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.

12 Slack Apps and Tools that Make You a Better Recruiter

Comeet

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

ERE

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

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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.

How to Enhance Your Hiring Process During the Holidays

Spark Hire

The leaves are changing. Temperatures are dropping. Pumpkin spice everything is filling pantries. The holidays are here. It’s time to spread joy, give thanks…and rethink the hiring process. Let’s face it, the end of the year presents several hiring challenges, like talent shortage.

The 10 Worst Interview Questions

Glassdoor for Employers

There are illegal interview questions that you are prohibited to ask by law, and then there are bad interview questions – ones. Talent Acquisition Interview Questions

SEO Keyword Research For Job Pages

Recruitee

This article was written by Jack Saville, an SEO Specialist at Bynder. Here we will explore how recruiters can use SEO keyword research to better target their ideal applicants through Google search.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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?

5 Metrics to Check the Effectiveness of Your Employee Referral Program

Recruiting Daily

We recently measured the referral programs of over 145 companies for some really cool findings. You might be surprised to learn, for example, that companies 4-6 years old have worse performing referral programs than the rest.

Rapportive Down? Try Accompany for Gmail

ERE SourceCon

Rapportive has been a sourcing best friend for many recruiters and sourcers alike. For those of you who don’t use it, Rapportive is a Gmail plugin that shows a LinkedIn profile (sometimes Twitter) from whoever you’re corresponding with. The extension was acquired by LinkedIn in February of 2012.

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.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.