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A Relationship First Approach to Hiring on LinkedIn


Most recruiters fail in their LinkedIn outreach to candidates because they focus on sending personalized messages en masse. Instead, they should apply relationship first approach and build reliable, genuine relationships with their prospects for their mutual benefit. Read More. Recruiting

10 of our favorite careers pages – and why we love them


Pretend for a moment that you’re a job seeker. While browsing job ads, you find one that fits your profile. But what’s the work environment like at that company? Who will you be working with? And if you want to occasionally work from home, will you be able to?

How Are Companies Reinventing Job Descriptions?

Recruiting Daily

“boilerplate job descriptions won’t cut it in today’s market” When creating a job posting, do you simply copy and paste from one template to another, or do you take time to creatively market the role you’re looking to fill? If you’re the former, it is time to rethink your strategy.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Use STAR Interview Questions to Make Hires in a Tight Market Without Sacrificing Quality


There are more than 7 million open jobs across the US, according to the Department of Labor. While the historically low unemployment rate gives workers plenty to celebrate, it also places significant restraints on business growth.

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Could Apprenticeships Be Making a Comeback?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In earlier centuries, apprenticeships were the norm for introduction into a profession. What better way to learn a trade than to be immersed in that trade under the tutelage of an experienced practitioner? Source: iQoncept / Shutterstock.

Using Binary to Send Messages to Developers


I was introduced to Binary code by my friend Dan Wang. He’s found a creative way to engage with developers online using Binary convert to text methods. Using this site called rapidtables you can add messages and convert them into Binary code.

Top 5 Things We Learned at TSC 2019

ClearCompany Recruiting

Our 4th annual Talent Success Conference is a wrap! We may be impartial, but our speaker lineup was top notch. These thought-provoking industry leaders left us with more new ideas about talent strategy than we knew what to do with, but we thought we’d start with a quick roundup for you.

My crazy first promotion. In London, 1983

Greg Savage

I was 24 Permanent recruiter in London. I held my own during my first year in the dog-eat-dog environment at Accountancy Personnel, but I wasn’t a superstar. I never topped the billing table, but I did deliver good results and felt relatively secure.

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Recruitment chatbots: Are they worth the investment yet?


Are chatbots the next logical step in recruitment automation? Many chatbot solutions already exist in verticals like e-commerce and travel. When consumers have questions, they can get quick answers from intelligent, conversational programs.

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Have You Retired From Trying to be Young?

Fistful of Talent

I clearly remember a time in my career when I tried to act like I had way more experience than I really had. “Oh yeah, I’ve been doing HR for ten years!”

Tomorrow Is My Birthday

Katrina Kibben

As of tomorrow at 5:55 am, I will have held down a spot on this planet for 34 years. I have some thoughts. The post Tomorrow Is My Birthday appeared first on Katrina Kibben.

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What Fee Structure Should I Use as an Independent Recruiter?

NPA Worldwide

The agreement for fees between independent recruiters and employers can take many forms and have been evolving as the cost of being an independent recruiter has increased when you want to update your business to include the latest technology tools and assessment options.

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.

Why Automation Is the Logical Next Step for Social Media Recruiting


Social media recruiting is an effective way to reach passive job seekers. These people are not actively looking for a new job, but could be persuaded by the right role. Social media provides an excellent platform on which to reach these types of candidates.

Onboarding…Who Cares?

Fistful of Talent

Really, who cares? I suppose many do not. I know many companies do not onboard effectively and seem to keep their doors open. I know many companies that say they onboard, but do an abysmal job at it. They too seem to be still schlepping soap products or selling mattresses or building software regularly.

New Report: Cultivating Skills to Build the Talent Pipelines of Tomorrow

Allegis Global Solutions

Critical skills are difficult to find. Demographic shifts and intense global competition force employers to compete for a supply of workers that is far outmatched by demand. The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) creates a need for talent to develop and manage the technology.

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How to Hire Freelancers & Thrive in the 1099 Economy

Glassdoor for Employers

Freelancers abound: writers, translators, editors, marketing strategists, researchers, graphic designers, engineers and paralegals are some examples of the myriad professionals available for hire on a contract basis.

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.

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy


For much of the past decade, HR departments everywhere in the world have been dealing with an unprecedented challenge. That challenge is keeping their talent pipelines full despite historically low unemployment rates.

Don't Get Hung Up On The Wrong Rung, Great Hires Could Be One Step Away


In the last few weeks, I’ve provided tips on hiring different segments of employed job seekers. Segment number one, candidates looking for a better company to work for and number two, those who are looking to move into a new industry.

Artifacts of Culture or “What’s in the BOX!”

Fistful of Talent

Company culture. The go-to excuse or ultimate reason for everything good or bad that happens at a company. It’s never the people – it’s the culture. It enables idiots and sinners. It encourages geniuses and visionaries. It is what makes each company different and unique. It’s also what everyone shares, making us the same. It is the ultimate paradox. It is both good and bad. It is common while still being individual. It allows you to mold it while it stays immutable.

New Report: Cultivating Skills to Build the Talent Pipelines of Tomorrow

Allegis Global Solutions

Critical skills are difficult to find. Demographic shifts and intense global competition force employers to compete for a supply of workers that is far outmatched by demand. The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) creates a need for talent to develop and manage the technology.

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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.

Do Your Preparation Before Interviewing Candidates


If you’re new to interviewing – or if you’ve hired candidates before, only to feel that you made the wrong choices – then it’s crucial to understand the importance of preparing in advance. Interviewing is high stakes – not just for the job-hunter, but also for the employer.

Foolproof Job Search Tips


I had the opportunity to speak with thought leader, recruiter and job seeker advocate Tom Bolt. Tom is one of the most thoughtful and informed people in the talent acquisition space.

4 Quick Fixes to Improve Your Quality of Hire


When it comes to the success of your organization, nothing is more important than talent. A business lives and dies by the quality of its hires. If you're struggling to hire the caliber of candidate you'd like to have in your organization, you're facing a serious problem.

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Benefits Trends for Talent Attraction: Meaningful Work, Health Care, and More

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The workforce is changing as Baby Boomers continue to retire and Generation Z starts taking their place, and with a “changing of the guards” comes a change in the types of benefits you use to attract and retain top talent.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.