Sat.Dec 10, 2016 - Fri.Dec 16, 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Self-Appraisals

ClearCompany Recruiting

When it comes down to writing a great self-appraisal, a lot of questions come to mind. What are they used for? How are you supposed to promote yourself without coming off as a show-off? Is this really the best use of my time? For the last question, it honestly depends.

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4 Recruiting Technologies That Every Early Adopter Should Have on Their Holiday Wish List


What’s on your recruiting technology wish list this year? Tis the season of giving, and not only is it the perfect time to ask for that new sweater you’ve been yearning for, but it’s the perfect time to ask your boss for a new toy as well. 2017 planning is afoot, including decisions around budget and new investments, so don’t miss the opportunity to make the case for a tool that can give you a competitive advantage in your job. Recruitment process

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Recruiting Engineers for Tech Startups


As any hiring manager or recruiter knows, mid-level engineers with highly specialized skillsets tend to have their pick of jobs.

Don’t Be That Sourcer – Improve Your Subject Line Skills

ERE SourceCon

Most sourcers know that one of the most important components of a well-crafted email lies in the subject line. In fact, 35% of email recipients open email based on the subject line alone. Given this statistic, you can imagine the importance for writing catchy email subject lines.

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.

Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

ExactHire Recruiting

Your employees are a valuable resource. They are the power behind your customer service, production, and revenue generation. They are also the ones who will have the most interaction with your customer base.

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10 Reasons Why Your Job Offers Are Being Rejected

Social Talent

Winter is far from creeping in. It’s here, it’s cold and the new year signifies a time of change. Workers across the country, despite the current financial turmoil, will be looking for new opportunities over the holiday season.

The Top 5 Dumb Things That Hiring Managers Do That Hurt Their Recruiting Results


The talent management practice with the highest business impact, by far, is recruiting. But, a significant part of that impact will be reduced if your hiring managers do dumb things. Hiring Process Interviewing Screening & Assessment Featured

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Applicant Tracking Systems: A data-driven guide to making the right choice

ClearCompany Recruiting

Are you aware that there are over 220 applicant tracking systems on the market today? Chances are there will be many more that evolve in the next few months or even years, but how are you supposed to make sense of which system to use when the market is so crowded? Recruiting & Sourcing

The 7 Essentials of Successful Team Building Activities for Onboarding


Onboarding is a fundamental piece of the candidate transition process. Gone are the days when companies would simply welcome new hires with an orientation packet followed by a perfunctory tour of the office. In today’s fluid marketplace of knowledge workers, organizations that wish to not only recruit, but retain, top talent must ensure that new hires at all levels are thoroughly well-versed in the norms and expectations which define a particular workplace culture. Employer brand

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 Essential Elements Your Job Ads NEED to Include

Social Talent

Do your job ads attract the number and the quality of candidates you desire for your open roles? If you answered ‘yes’, then congratulations! You have cracked the art of writing effective job ads. No mean feat!

Do These 3 Simple Things to Impress the Heck out of Your Hiring Manager

ERE SourceCon

We all have that memory of working with a particular hiring manager, you know, the one which seems impossible to satisfy; the one who no matter how great the candidate is that you present, always wants to see more or the one who nitpicks at the littlest things on every resume you send over.

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Brand Refresh: Jazz is now JazzHR


If you’ve visited our website lately, you may have noticed a new logo (or maybe you missed it, we won’t take it personally). This subtle change is part of something much bigger – our official name change to JazzHR.

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5 Steps in Optimizing the Relationship Between the Recruiter and Hiring Manager

Proactive Talent

The recruiter/hiring manager relationship is one of the most sacred relationships in the sourcing world. Without constant effective communication good candidates can be lost in the shuffle and potentially lost altogether. Research by Bersin by Deloitte revealed that developing strong relationships with hiring managers is one of the top drivers of performance in a talent acquisition strategy.

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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.

What’s the Best Piece of Advice You’d Give to a Newbie Recruiter?

Social Talent

Last week, we turned to you, our incredible legion of followers , to ask what practical advice you would give to anyone starting out in recruitment. And you didn’t disappoint! In fact, you answered in your droves, letting us in on your extensive knowledge and expertise.

Look Back To The Year of 2004 To Understand The Future Of LinkedIn

ERE SourceCon

LinkedIn has been the “talk of the town” this past week after the Microsoft-LinkedIn acquisition deal closed. Our sourcing community buzzed with tons of predictions and hints about the future of LinkedIn. We care about it because we rely on LinkedIn so much in our daily work and life.

I’m Looking for Exciting Startups That Represent the Future of Talent Acquisition


If you’re working on a cool idea for a talent-acquisition startup, I’m interested in talking to you for a session I’m doing at the ERE conference in San Diego in April. Uncategorized Featured

Is Your Talent Strategy Krzyzewski or Calipari-Flavored?

Fistful of Talent

You think this is going to be a sports post. Trust me, it’s more about you than it is about sports. Simple question – Is Your Talent Strategy more Mike Krzyzewski (college basketball coach at Duke) or John Calipari (college basketball coach at Kentucky)?

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.

The Evolution of Recruitment: How to Not Get Left Behind

Social Talent

Last time I wrote for Social Talent I outlined the ways in which the Recruitment industry has changed since its inception. Today, I’m continuing in that vein, but with a focus on the individual. Yep… you. There’s a saying that’s fairly appropriate to the evolution of your Recruitment job. “

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Use The Force: A Sourcer’s Story

ERE SourceCon

Return of the Jedi was released in theaters when I was four years old. Although I was young, I will never forget the opening scene from this cult classic. Princess Leia in disguise enters Jabba the Hutt’s palace and attempts to free Han Solo. Of course, she gets captured.

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If You’re Growing a Company and Its Talent, Don’t Forget to Grow Up


I first learned about the concept of a “tech startup” when I was in college about 10 years ago.

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Warriors’ Draymond Green shares 8 tips for keeping employees fired up in the workplace

Glassdoor for Employers

“He’s a leader, and he doesn’t care about tenure.” That’s what then-coach Mark Jackson said about Draymond Green in his rookie year. Employee Engagement News and Events Uncategorized Company Culture Office Productivity Teamwork Warriors Workplace Culture

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.

5 Types of Problematic Remote Employees (And How to Set Them Up For Success!)

Social Talent

Remote work arrangements are growing in popularity around the world, and the reasons why are clear: Flexibility for employees and reduced overhead costs for employers.

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The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #16 – The Modern Day Sourcer

ERE SourceCon

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. . Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

Rumors Are Floating About a Cornerstone OnDemand Sale


Speculation is swirling that Los Angeles-area Cornerstone OnDemand could be up for sale; the company’s stock is up about 5 percent today and rising after hours. Mergers & Acquisitions Featured


How to Convince a Candidate that a Job Offer is the Right One

FireFish Software

So, you’ve put forward a candidate, the client has made an offer and… your star candidate drags her heels. You’ve tried everything. She’s been out for lunch with the client, she’s visited the client’s office, and she’s perfect for the job and she wanted it too.

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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.