Sat.Sep 12, 2015 - Fri.Sep 18, 2015

Personalize Your Applicant Screening Process for Better Results

ClearCompany Recruiting

The hiring process can be nerve-wracking for candidates. They can wait weeks to hear back about jobs, if at all. Good employers make the hiring process as easy on candidates as possible , and this means more than creating automatic forms.

Oregon Ban The Box Legislation

ExactHire Recruiting

As we approach the final quarter of 2015, it is never too early to start preparing for new legislation that will affect hiring practices in 2016. Effective January 1, 2016, Oregon will become the newest state to implement “Ban the Box” legislation for both public and private sector employment.

20 Epically Passive Aggressive Office Notes

Social Talent

Go on, admit it. You always wished you had the “cojones” to leave one of these bad boys for a fellow colleague… 1. It’s so pur-dee… 2. The Grammar Police. It’s got a touch of the Marleys… Seen at the office. bobmarley #webejammin #officefail #officesign.

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Are the kids really alright?

The Whiteboard

I try and stay positive. Recruitment has a habit of beating you down occasionally, but to last in this industry, you have to have hope. Hope that a candidate shows up to an interview. Hope that the offer is sufficient.

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.

The True Cost of a Bad Hire

Glassdoor for Employers

When you hire the wrong fit—what’s the damage? In its latest research report, commissioned by Glassdoor , Brandon Hall Group outlines the cost of a bad hire and the implications on organizational performance.

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8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

Recruiting for Startups 101


“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.”– ”– Lawrence Bossidy , retired chairman and CEO of Honeywell. Recruiting the right team of people is essential to the prosperity of any company, but it’s arguably the most important key to success for startups.

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Who Needs a Glassdoor Free Employer Account?

Glassdoor for Employers

Ready to take charge of your reputation on Glassdoor in pursuit of more qualified talent? A Glassdoor Free Employer Account is your gateway to monitoring your employer brand, responding to company reviews with the “employer perspective” and seeing who is visiting your profile. .

The Sourcing Series: Advanced search engine sourcing

Allegis Global Solutions

There's much more to search engines than just Google

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.

6 Things Top Performing Recruiters Do That You Don’t: Part 1

Social Talent

Over the last number of months, we’ve been a little busy here at Social Talent HQ. We’re in the process of building a new analytics tool that will allow recruiters and their managers to track their performance and productivity day-by-day.

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Are Robots Coming for Our Jobs?


At Leoforce, we love TED Talks. We love learning about new concepts and ideas from some of the best and brightest people out there. On this wonderful Tuesday morning, we want to share an “oldie but goodie” TED talk from Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Throughout history, if you wanted something translated, you needed a human to do it. Wanted something written? You needed a human. Wanted to drive a car or win Jeopardy? You, of course, needed a human.

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Top 10 Tech Companies for Interview Experience

Glassdoor for Employers

Hiring tech talent is tricky. Not only do you need to find the best hire (needle) in the field (giant haystack), you need to convince them that they want the job you have to offer above all others. What’s more, with all the factors that go into a candidate’s final job decision, it’s important not to dismiss the interview experience they have along the way.

6 Tips You Need to Know to Hire Awesome Virtual Employees

Spark Hire

Hiring a virtual employee is just like hiring anyone else — except you may never meet them in person. That being the case, you need to be sure they have the skills to do the job and that they will understand your company and get their work done without being in a traditional office.

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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.

Top 10 Twitter Tips for Newbies (Infographic)

Social Talent

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and we have no idea why. It’s mainstream, it’s super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as a social network gets. I am, of course, talking about Twitter.

5 Ways to Become the Next CHRO


Back in the day, when I was a college junior being pressed to choose a major, I didn’t have a clue about what type of job I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Times were different back then, kiddos. We thought we had to work at the same place until we died.

10 Things You’ll Learn at Glassdoor’s Employe.

Glassdoor for Employers

We’re gearing up for next week’s 2nd annual Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit and are so excited to spend the day learning from employer branding experts from companies including Zillow, Glassdoor, Salesforce, Dell and more! Employer branding is more important than ever, due to the increase in popularity of review sites like Glassdoor. If you make your living promoting your company’s brand and reputation to recruit great talent for your organization, attending our Summit is a must.

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Real HR Innovators Are Willing to Be Fired

Recruiting Daily

In this podcast… The founders of Key Interval Research, analysts John Sumser and William Tincup, are known for their candor… and they don’t disappoint.

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.

6 Things Top Performing Recruiters Do That You Don’t: Part 2

Social Talent

At the beginning of yesterday’s blog , we explained that over the last number of months, Social Talent have been busy building a new analytics tool that will allow recruiters and their managers to track their performance and productivity day-by-day.

10 Highlights From Empower 2015


The Windy City is not only one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world — it was also recently the host city to Empower 2015 , CareerBuilder’s annual customer event and the talent acquisition event of the year.

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Top 10 Finance Companies for Interview Experience

Glassdoor for Employers

Hiring finance talent is tricky. Not only do you need to find a candidate with a highly specialized skill set, you need to convince them that they want the job you have to offer above all others. What’s more, with all the factors that go into a candidate’s final job decision, it’s important not to dismiss the interview experience that shapes initial perception of your company.

Recruiting Is A Pain in the Neck.

Recruiting Daily

There is perhaps no greater luxury in life as getting a massage once in awhile.

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.

How to Look for Emotional Intelligence in a Video Interview

Spark Hire

When looking for the best candidate for an open position, do you focus on hard skills, or soft skills and cultural fit ? Which one is more important?

Appreciating and Recruiting Truck Drivers


September 13-19 is Driver Appreciation Week, and as somebody who frequently shops online, I’m one of many people who owe thanks to truck drivers. But these drivers do more than deliver online purchases.

5 Things Recruiters Notice First On Your Resume


Recruiters skim resumes in seconds and still glean enough information to decide on a candidate. I have fond this to be true across industries, positions and levels.

Why Recruiters Are About To Pay the Cost for Wage Stagnation.

Recruiting Daily

We hear it all the time: when the labor market tightens, wages rise. The thinking goes that more competition for good workers leads businesses to boost their pay to attract and retain the best talent possible.

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.