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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 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.

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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.

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.

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.

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The Why & How of using Instagram as a Recruiting Tool

Jazz

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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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.

How Has the New LinkedIn Design Affected Recruiters?

FireFish Software

LinkedIn changed the landscape for many industries, but it revolutionised the recruitment world more than most; providing a sourcing paradise for recruiters to approach candidates.

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.

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.

6 Red Flags to Lookout for When Conducting Background Checks

Jazz

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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Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must

Recruitics

When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation.

Why Saying No Is The Most Underrated Skill in Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

First things, first; before I get into another recruiting rant, I want to go on record and own the fact that I am, in fact, really old (something only old people admit, honestly).

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?

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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

7 Tips for Getting Recruiting Budget Approval ASAP

ClearCompany Recruiting

The days of posting job requirements to a simple job board and hoping for the right candidate to apply are over.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring a Great Salesperson

Glassdoor for Employers

It’s often been said – and I’ve seen in real world experience – that engineers are the hardest hire to find and. Talent Acquisition Hiring performance Recruiting Sales Talent

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.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

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

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

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. The key is starting.

5 Questions You Must Ask to Keep Your Best and Brightest Talent

Entrepreneur

Creativity emerges because of our human messiness -- not in spite of it. Employee Experience

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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.

Competing for Talent in the Digital Age

New insights on the winning tactics progressive companies use to attract candidates with in-demand digital skills.

How Augmented And Virtual Reality Are Transforming The Workplace.

Recruiting Daily

When it comes to succeeding in business today, you’ve got to make bold, decisive moves about technology adoption. Indecisiveness often means falling behind – and in today’s world of work, that’s something no business can afford.

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14 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career in Recruitment

Linkedin Talent Blog

I very often make the claim that I studied the least vocational subject possible at university - Philosophy. Upon graduating, the only thing I wanted from a career is to be surrounded by, and heavily interact with, people. But I was a naive graduate with no idea what career options were out there.

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Want Big Talent?: Here Are 5 Employee-Recruiting Tips for Small Companies

Entrepreneur

The improved economy means that small companies have a lot more leverage these days in the A-lister recruitment sweepstakes. Inspiring Your Team

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Put Maintaining a Work-Life Balance on Your To Do List

Recruitalicious

Just like every other recruiter I know, recruiting does not make up my entire life. But sometimes it sure does feel like it! I mean, I do have other things going on – I’m a wife, mother, and let’s not forget (sometimes most importantly) avid wine lover.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

One Thing: How To Make Bad Recruiting and Hiring History.

Recruiting Daily

There’s an old saying that the only real thing you can ever count on is change.

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Why Being a Farmer (and Not a Hunter) Will Make You a More Successful Recruiter

Linkedin Talent Blog

I recently spoke with a VP of talent at one of the world’s largest firms. She told me that on a recent evaluation of more than 200 recruiters, those with domain expertise made more placements per month with stronger candidates.

Can Technology Improve Candidate Experience?

SmartRecruiters

I recently hosted our first #WeAreHiring Meetup of the year on Candidate Experience. We had a great turnout of 60+ attendees, a diverse panel of speakers, and we even celebrated International Women’s Day!

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.

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.