Sat.Mar 11, 2017 - Fri.Mar 17, 2017

Using Tech Pro Happiness to Recruit at SMBs

Dice

Tech professionals know that avoiding Silicon Valley altogether may result in a higher salary; in up-and-coming tech hubs around the country, companies are more than happy to pay top dollar (with generous perks) for pros with the right combination of skills and experience.

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How Recruiters Can Use a Gated Whitepaper to Increase Leads

Talent Hero Media

A well-rounded content marketing strategy in the recruiting and staffing industry typically will involve the publication of a whitepaper – an authoritative report providing information … Continue reading How Recruiters Can Use a Gated Whitepaper to Increase Leads.

6 Red Flags to Lookout for When Conducting Background Checks

JazzHR

For most organizations, background checks are an essential part of the recruitment process. They protect your company, your employees, and your clients by confirming that potential hires are who they say they are, and that they actually have the qualifications and experience they say they do.

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How AI Is Impacting The Role Of A Recruiter In A Big Way

Social Talent

The new way’s in which we source talent is changing faster than ever. So much so, that some recruiters have found it hard to adjust to the new technological era we live in.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Talemetry Featured in Aptitude Research Recruitment Marketing Report

Talemetry

Aptitude Research's recruitment marketing report, 2017 Recruitment Marketing Index is a must read for anyone interested in zeroing in on what recruitment marketing is, how it can benefit recruiting organizations, and who the top vendors are in space.

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10 Items on The Perfect Interview Checklist for Employers

Social Talent

Employers: Are you actually interviewing effectively? It’s easy to become complacent when it comes to interviewing. You’ve had your time of being a candidate, and now you get to sit on the other side of the desk. It’s no longer terrifying or nerve-wracking – it’s just part of your job.

3 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Candidate Experience

HarQen

Last week’s post discussed the current state of the candidate experience. What we found is that for many, the candidate experience leaves a lot to be desired. Currently in the market we are seeing organizations shift and retool their process to provide a better candidate experience. In continuing our candidate experience theme, this post will discuss three things you can do to ensure your process and your company are providing a good candidate experience. Treat Your Candidates Like Customers.

How Job Seekers and Recruiters Use Social Media for Recruitment

Recruitics

Recruitics is a recruitment marketing analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their talent acquisition strategy. We work with the nation’s largest corporations, staffing companies, and job boards to drive more applicants to their online job postings, hire great talent, and meet their recruitment goals. To learn more about how to optimize your recruitment marketing campaigns, please contact a member of our team.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

3 Recruitment Funnel Metrics You HAVE to Start Tracking

ClearCompany Recruiting

Numbers and statistics can guide many decisions, however, many recruiters still rely heavily on instinct when it comes to sourcing and hiring. The idea of a “data-driven hiring cycle” is becoming more relevant than ever as the use of analytics becomes more attainable for many companies.

How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment

Social Talent

When it comes to diversity, it is a truth universally acknowledges that more diverse companies perform better than their less diverse competitors. However, the path to a successful diversity hiring policy is not as straightforward.

The Why & How of using Instagram as a Recruiting Tool

JazzHR

While companies have been using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to recruit for some time, more recently Instagram has been gaining traction as an effective hiring tool. If your company is already using Instagram for marketing, pivoting so that it also becomes a powerful recruiting tool is an easy next step. And, even if your company hasn’t embraced Instagram yet, it’s never too late to start.

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WorkHere Looks to Rewrite Traditional Job Board Playbook With Mobile App

ERE

The traditional playbook for running a local job board looks something like this: 1) Get a keyword-rich domain, 2) Sell job posting packages to local employers and 3) Generate job seekers through search marketing, local radio, billboards, TV, partnerships, etc.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Lever

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. But having grown a team that recently hit a 50:50 gender ratio (an uncommon feat, especially in Silicon Valley), I can let everyone in on a secret: It’s not rocket science, either. Diversity & inclusion

How Can Start-Ups Recruit Successfully?

Social Talent

. Start-ups and Small – Medium Businesses (SMBs) are a fascinating phenomenon. Not only do they give birth to excellent programmes like Silicon Valley ( based on the hilarious book Disrupted by Dan Lyons) they also display some of the most creative and genius ideas of our generation.

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Can Regular People Like You And Me Change The World?

Unbridled Talent

Yes, We Can. I want to change the world! Some days, I can get really excited about that statement, and be filled with enthusiasm – but the reality is, on most days, I’m caught up in the day-to-day things that overrun my life, and I don’t even think about it.

Meet the Startup That’s ‘Like LinkedIn InMail, Except You Get Paid’

ERE

“It’s like LinkedIn InMail, except you get paid!” ” reads the top of 21.co ‘s web page. Email Sourcing LinkedIn STEM Searches Featured

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

8 Elements of an Effective Job Advert

Undercover Recruiter

Writing a job ad might seem like a fairly intuitive kind of process – you think you know what the job is, you have a fair idea of the kind of person you’re looking for: all that remains is to put the two together, right? Of course, it’s not quite that simple. Constructing an advert.

10 of The Best Candidate Excuses for Not Attending an Interview

Social Talent

Candidate excuses, where do we begin? Have you got that dreaded phone call where your candidates car won’t start, or that they’ve taken a miraculous tumble down the stairs and broken their elbow in two places?

How to Make Data-Driven Decisions Part of Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Proactive Talent

Data has been driving decision making in business for decades, but it’s just started to become an important part of HR and recruiting in the last several years. As companies started being able to gather meaningful data through new technologies and automated processes, it proved to be valuable in guiding decisions and strategies.

Mum’s the Word as DirectEmployers Replaces Executive Director Michael Goldberg After 4 Months

ERE

Wow, that was fast. Organizational Leadership Featured

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Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

9 Habits of Every Successful Recruiter

Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever wondered why good specialists are sometimes rejected by one company as unprofessional, yet accepted by another as a gem? The “army” of any company hugely depends on its recruiter skills.

Employee Referrals Reign Supreme – Until This Key Stage of the Recruiting Process

Lever

When it comes to source of hire, there’s no doubt that employee referrals remain king. Our 2016 benchmark research showed that one in 16 referrals are hired – compared to one in 152 candidates who apply through your website or job boards. Collaborative hiring Data-driven recruiting

Thinx: A Company Culture Gone Wrong, Employees Allege

Good.co

Business Intelligence Helped Us Hire Better

ERE

How is data helping us hire better? What were our struggles? Why are old metrics a waste of time (time to fill, number of hires, number of phone calls made)? Read ahead to find out more!

Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

Can Remote Working Grow Your Hiring Pool?

Undercover Recruiter

In today’s world, with all the communication you could ever desire at your fingertips, the working environment is a fast changing landscape. Global companies can work in sync with offices on opposing sides of the world. Distance is no longer a barrier in productivity or a hindrance to communication.

Algorithims: Efficient Recruiting or Risky Recruiting.

Applicant Manager

Algorithms are everywhere. They’re determining who we hire, which friends’ status updates we see online, and the rate you’ve been given on your car insurance. They may have even had a hand in how you landed on this article.

How ModCloth’s Company Culture Helped One Employee Climb The Ranks To Career Happiness

Good.co

Beginning with an internship at Chanel, Aire Plichta Reese ’s fascinating career trajectory landed her at ModCloth, a digitally native brand of indie and vintage-inspired women’s clothing, way back in 2009.

You Too Can Control Your Hiring Managers and Make Them Do What You Want

ERE

A few years ago, a hiring manager I was working with in Dallas reviewed a slate of my candidates and asked me to set up immediate interviews with two of them. One of the candidates, Dave, was based in Houston. I called Dave, told him the good news, and asked if he could make it up to Dallas.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.