Sat.Sep 26, 2015 - Fri.Oct 02, 2015

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

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Recruiting Roundup: Week of September 28


The end of September and beginning of October made for an extremely busy week in our office, and we’re sure it did for many of you as well. For that reason, we present you with another Recruiting Roundup of the week’s top HR, recruiting, and staffing articles–in case you missed them the first time around! Former BP boss on VW scandal: ‘With these big crises, you have to overreact’” via David Hellier and The Guardian.

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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.

4 Tools for Improving your Response Rates when Sourcing Passive Candidates

Social Talent

While it’s getting easier to search for talent. People blatantly put themselves online, whether that’s with the intention of job seeking or professional introductions (LinkedIn), professing their opinion (blogs), or networking with friends and peers (Facebook, Twitter, etc).

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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.

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.

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.

2015 #GDSummit Social Recap

Glassdoor for Employers

Last week’s 2nd annual Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit was a huge success. We had 200 in-person attendees and over 7,700 people tuned in on the live stream, who sent over 6,600 tweets throughout the day. GDSummit even trended on Twitter!

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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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.

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

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4 Ways to Leverage Marketing for Employment Branding

Glassdoor for Employers

HR and talent acquisition pros probably didn’t consider marketing as a must-have skill when pursuing their career. Yes, in essence, recruiters have to market jobs in an alluring way when posting openings and throughout the candidate experience. That used to be the extent of it… until recently. The digital age has caused the need for information and transparency to blow up at lightning speed.

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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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.

Can HR Create a Killer Workplace Culture?


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

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.

Competing with Startups for Talent

Glassdoor for Employers

In the wake of graduation season, college graduates are flooding the job market right now, ready to assume their place as the future workforce of every organization, regardless of company size, industry or location. Demographically speaking, this year alone, 36% of the workforce in the United States will be made up of Millennials, a generation born between 1980 and 1994. By 2022 , that number will rise to 46%.

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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?”

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 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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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.

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What Are the Latest Trends in Employment Branding?

Glassdoor for Employers

Just when I thought the team at Glassdoor couldn’t out-do themselves, I was proven wrong – way wrong! As a recent attendee of the second annual Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit (#GDSummit), I was blown away by how dynamic, enlightening and enjoyable this day was.

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.

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.