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How to Crush Planning Season, Recruiter-Style: 6 Tips from the Pros


Hello Q4! As we roll into a new quarter, many of us are embroiled in 2016 planning. I say ‘embroiled’ because while planning for the year ahead is a time for inspiration and excitement about future opportunity, it can also be stressful, iterative, and downright gnarly.

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The Story Behind our Non-Traditional Employer Branding Videos That Worked

Social Talent

Nicola McCarthy and George Bryan of the Digital Production team. You may have noticed over the past couple of months, we have been filling up your news feeds and timelines with videos of familiar (and in some cases unfamiliar) faces from our “delightful” team here at Social Talent.

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Love, Romance, And The Modern Recruiter

The Whiteboard

I went to an event kindly hosted by Adcorp this week. Arriving slightly early following the promise of free beer on a hangover, I sat down next to the other two early attendees and introduced myself.

New Day, New Talent, New Culture

ExactHire Recruiting

The following blog post is part 2 of a 3-part series , which is adapted from a speech given by Harlan Schafir (CVO, CEO of ExactHire and Human Capital Concepts) at the Collective Alternative Executive Speaker Series on September 17, 2015.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Take your recruiting strategies to the next level

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Eric Winegardner, Senior Vice President of Client Adoption, Monster. Monster is a worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. In his role at Monster, Eric and his team focus on helping clients be more successful with Monster’s tools.

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Suds and Staffing Episode 37: Taylor Swift and Success Without Original Thought


Sam and first time guest Alex sat down to discuss Ryan Adams recent cover of Taylor Swift’s album 1989 and how to make something that isn’t yours, original.

New Leadership Must Inspire New Talent

ExactHire Recruiting

The following blog post is part 3 of a 3-part series , which is adapted from a speech given by Harlan Schafir (CVO, CEO of ExactHire and Human Capital Concepts) at the Collective Alternative Executive Speaker Series on September 17, 2015.

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5 Can’t Miss Recruitment Blogs

NPA Worldwide

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Athletes In Sales

Social Talent

I love sport. I’ve played GAA (Ireland’s national sport) right up to the highest level, and it’s something that has most likely defined me as a person.

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Arya Has Arrived.

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Welcome to the brand-new Arya blog! We hope to keep you up-to-date on our intelligent sourcing and recruiting tool, as well as foster conversations about the latest trends in the worlds of staffing, recruiting, technology and artificial intelligence.

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Why More Is Not Always Better – Recruiting Talent

ExactHire Recruiting

Is the old adage, “Less is more.” really true? Nowadays, new jobs are posted EVERYWHERE! You can find them on job boards, social media, industry specific sites, and even in the newspaper still…I think. This means that MORE applicants are likely seeing your openings, which can also mean MORE applications to review. Hiring can be super stressful when there are too many applicants to review for a position.

Can HR Create a Killer Workplace Culture?


I have a reputation for being cynical, but I don’t think HR can create a culture.

5 Recruitment News Stories to Kickstart Your Week! – 28 Sept 2015

Social Talent

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Recruiting News! In the news this week: Russian Man Gets 14 Years in Jail For Seeking Work with A Swedish Company.

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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

The Professional: What Professionalism Really Means in Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

There’s only one hard rule I have when I’m giving resume advice: don’t use the same resume for every single job. Just like every opportunity you’re applying to is different, the way you present yourself as a candidate for that job should be, too.

The Recruiting Reel Episode 2: How to Close Passive Candidates

Spark Hire

#TheRecruitingReel Episode 2 is live! Featuring @MargaretBuj and @AllThingsBiz Watch it here: Click To Tweet. Here’s the transcript of the episode: Josh Tolan: Hey, everyone.

How to Be the CEO’s Best Friend


I once said that the HR director was the only person who could metaphorically say to the CEO, “Don’t wear that, it makes your bum look big.”. Some people took it literally, and I think that says more about them than it does about me. The thing is this.

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Does Your Company Need an Overall Sourcing Strategy?

Social Talent

I had some really interesting conversations recently with Talent Acquisition Managers and Recruitment Agency Directors who asked me the million dollar question: “Does your training teach me how to build an overall sourcing strategy for my company?”

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit 2015 Recap

Glassdoor for Employers

The second Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit gathered 200 attendees in San Francisco 2015 and over 7,000 live stream attendees from countries around the world on September 25, 2015.

How to Recruit for Diversity

Spark Hire

When your workplace features people of various ethnic, religious, and educational backgrounds, it becomes a more forward-thinking, dynamic place to do business. However, creating this type of environment requires time and attention; it doesn’t just happen on its own.

4 Ways to Be Less Busy at Work


Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future…”. — from the epic “Fly Like an Eagle” Iconic rock legend Steve Miller, in this lyric, captured how talent advisors feel every single day.

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Candidate Experience: What’s In It For Recruiters?

Recruiting Daily

We talk a lot about the concept of ‘auditing’ your own candidate experience; that is, taking a step back and actually seeing what it’s like to apply for a job at your own company.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

What do Millennials Really Want at Work?

Millennials are likely the most dissected generation of all time. We know they’re ethnically diverse, less religious than past generations and very open minded. But as HR professionals what we really want to know is, what do they want in the workplace?

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3 Signs You’re a Proactive Recruiter

Spark Hire

The most successful recruiters are the ones who are proactive versus reactive. Proactive recruiters are always on top of the game and because of this they are able to fill positions with the right talent and with the speed that hiring managers need.

Bad HR Technology Gives Me a Headache


Albert Camus said that autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. For me, autumn is all about sweater weather , pumpkin spice lattes and apple picking here in America. Honeycrisp apples are supposed to kick major booty this year. Who’s thrilled?

Phantom Menace: Why Google Thinks Your ATS Is Spam.

Recruiting Daily

It’s always great when people within the recruiting business share information, as I believe it helps us all serve our clients and candidates better in the long run. An article entitled Applicationgeddon – Google Thinks Recruiting Systems are Spammy? caught my eye recently.

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Emerging Regulations in the Age of AI

New legislation regulating data use and privacy is on the horizon in many parts of the world and could have ramifications for companies leveraging AI in talent assessment and selection. Waiting until laws regarding AI are crystallized in the legal system will slow down your growth — and your future-readiness. Although we don’t know exactly what data privacy laws will look like in the future, we do understand the principles behind them. Download this eBook to learn how your organization can benefit from the use of AI in talent processes while staying on the right side of legal and ethical considerations.

You Can't Hire Effectively Without Employee Referrals


The simple solution to hiring employees who stay longer and perform better

How to Avoid the Counter Offer

Spark Hire

Today, one of the biggest challenges when making an offer to top talent is the chance that the candidate will receive a counter offer. After you have finally found the best fit for the job, it can feel like a slap in the face when your offer just isn’t good enough compared to the counter.

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3 Highlights From the September 2015 Jobs Report


Like Kanye West’s last-minute surprise show at New York Fashion Week, the September jobs report released this morning turned out to be lackluster. employers only added 142,000 jobs even as the unemployment rate remained at a steady 5.1 percent , prompting discussions of an economic slowdown.

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