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Are you ‘Yesterday’s Hero’, on the slide to recruiting hell?

Greg Savage

Agency recruitment is not dying. In fact it’s thriving. But not for everyone! The winners will be the modern recruiters who evolve, re-tool, up-skill and re-invent. The rate of change in recruitment means the landscape is littered with ‘yesterday’s heroes’ Is that where you are headed?

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6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins


Although measuring rising followers and engagement scores is a first step when getting into social recruiting, a recent survey by Gallup found that these soft metrics can prove misleading.

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Implementing Values-Based Hiring


The journey for top talent is oftentimes long and arduous. But when you do find that perfect hire – the proverbial needle in the haystack that sets the pace for success – it’s all worth it.

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Innovation in Engagement: A 3-Step Motivations-Based Approach to Cold Outreach Content


This is a post by Lever's technical sourcer, James Briggs.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Career Sites – The More the Merrier


Perhaps you’ve heard of microsites. Microsites can be a lot of things, but one of the best uses of microsites is for targeting subsets of your main site visitors.


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Setting Recruitment Marketing Goals for Success


Setting measurable and attainable goals is a cornerstone of effective recruitment marketing, and might be the single most important aspect of any talent acquisition function.

Improve your Quality of Hire with Candidate Reference Checks


Candidate reference checks are usually one of the last steps of the recruitment process, but too often overlooked or rushed. Forty three percent of human resources professionals said reducing time to hire was a top screening challenge.

Top 10 Job Ads That Make You Want to Apply

Social Talent

A couple of weeks back, we broke down our 5 favourite recruitment marketing campaigns. This week, we decided to focus on our favourite and most creative job adverts. Job adverts at the best of times can go unnoticed by potential candidates because they are bland and uninteresting.

Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions


Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions. Written by: Bill Fox on 05.23.2016. Define your Hiring Process using Roles and Permissions. Information is sacred.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

The Key Operational Components of an Effective Talent Pipeline


Let’s face reality: most sourcing efforts are extremely rushed. As a result, there is a high probability that in key jobs, your sourcing effort will completely miss a significant number of high-quality external prospects.

5 Phone Tips – Simple Sayings For Sorucer Success On The Phone

ERE SourceCon

Today I would like to follow-up on my previous post on 5 Ways Sourcers Can Successfully Engage Candidates Through Direct Email , by providing tips on how sourcers can enhance their sourcing results by improving their comfort and confidence on the phone with prospective candidates.

5 Tactics to Attract and Engage Millennials

Social Talent

A new generation is driving the bottom line. Expected to make up almost 50% of the workforce by 2020, millennials (born from early 1980s to early 2000s) are starting to dominate the working landscape as more baby boomers begin to retire. In the U.S.,

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Are Recruiting Technologies Broken?


By Ane Ohm. Wait, what? Isn’t HarQen a recruiting technology? You might be thinking, “What are you trying to say about what you do every day?” Don’t get me wrong. We care deeply about providing leading-edge video interviewing and phone interviewing tools for our clients, who tell us daily about the great value we provide for their organizations. This is incredibly important to us, both personally and professionally.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

The Talent Groweth and the Money Floweth


SimplyHired may be the talk of the town, but here’s what else is up. Uncategorized Featured


Endangered! It’s Time to Update the Endangered Species List

ERE SourceCon

To me, there is nothing more majestic than the American Bald Eagle. In pursuing my passion of photography, the bald eagle is a favorite subject of mine. From near extinction, the bald eagle population has grown enormously.

6 Automation Tools to Make Recruiters’ Lives Easier

Social Talent

The ‘Recruiter versus Robot’ debate is alive and well.

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The Most Important Investment You Can Make is Free

Glassdoor for Employers

There couldn’t be a more important topic in our industry right now than growth: how important it is (or isn’t), how to.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

SimplyHired’s Future Looks Pretty Bleak


I’m hearing from multiple sources that SimplyHired has told employees it will cease operations around June 24. Job Boards Featured

Predictive Analytics for Social Sourcing

ERE SourceCon

Technology is leading the way in the 21st century and as sourcing experts, we must use it to our advantage. As a follow up to “The Importance of Research In Sourcing,” I would like to introduce the importance of social sourcing in the world of sourcing.

20 Epic Fails At Every Office Party

Social Talent

Ahh the classic office party. A time and place where the drinks are flowing and stressed workers are letting their hair down. What can possibly go wrong? Well… loads.

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How to Recruit Marketers

Glassdoor for Employers

The people on your marketing team can make a big difference in your company’s level of recognition—and directly affect sales. But how do you attract candidates with the right mix of skills who can help take your company to the next level?

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

The One Method I’ve Used to Eliminate Bad Tech Hires


Let’s be real. Interviews are a terrible way to hire tech candidates. Not only do you not get a real sense of the candidate, they often weed out good candidates in favor of bad ones. Tech Searches Featured

New LinkedIn Recruiter – Is It Worth The Big Bucks?

ERE SourceCon

It’s safe to say that while some recruiters would argue LinkedIn Recruiter is worth big bucks, there are many others who would say that LinkedIn Recruiter is not worth the time of day as most of the data can be found by anyone for free online these days. So why pay the big bucks?

9 Mind-Blowing and Mind-Boggling Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Freelance Workers Will Soon Outnumber Employees. There are now over 54 million freelance workers in America, a number that’s increased by 700,000 from 2014 to 2015.

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How To Calculate Your Cost-Per-Hire

Glassdoor for Employers

Cost-per-hire is arguably the most important metric for talent analytics. When you know your cost-per-hire, you can better determine where to invest. Talent Acquisition calculating cost-per-hire Cost Per Hire Glassdoor source of hire talent analytics talent analytics for dummies

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Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast.

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.