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The Mythical ‘Right Fit’ Isn’t Just Possible but Necessary

Recruiting Daily Advisor

I’ve often wondered, “ How do we make more perfect matches between candidates and employers? ” It’s a question that’s plagued recruiters and staffing professionals for decades, but in the interest of time—and ever-expanding workloads—most have given up the “right fit” for “right now” needs.

Can the Gig Life Be the Safe Haven for the Overqualified?

Fistful of Talent

I hate the word “overqualified.” It has this nasty connotation because if someone has a depth of work experience, they can’t fit into a role.

The Uncomplicated Truth About The Job Application

Katrina Kibben

Don't talk to me about automation until I don't have to manually upload my work history after I just uploaded my resume. The post The Uncomplicated Truth About The Job Application appeared first on Katrina Kibben. Candidate Generation and Nurturing recruiting


Nurturing Candidates Over the Long Haul


What is it that turns an ambitious, gifted employee into a candidate interested in your company’s recruitment pitch? Conversely, what is it about your talent acquisition process that may be repelling them?

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Boost Your Passive Sourcing Efforts with JazzHR’s New Chrome Extension


In today’s tight labor market , HR professionals must strategically and efficiently leverage all available sourcing techniques to stay competitive in the battle for quality candidates. But passive methods, like searching for prospects online, can be time-consuming and, well, downright frustrating.

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8 Steps to Build a High Performing Recruitment Marketing Team


Successful recruitment marketing requires more than just the right processes and technology. It takes the right team, too. Talent acquisition leaders today are faced with the challenge of rapidly maturing their teams to deliver on their recruitment marketing strategies and programs.

Sixty Savage Seconds – 10 reasons you won’t be promoted and might get fired

Greg Savage

Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ’10 reasons you won’t be promoted and might get fired’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Sixty Savage Seconds

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Guest Blog: How to Gain A Competitive Edge in a Candidate’s Market


Guest Blog by Acuity. With the national unemployment rate at 3.7% — the lowest it’s been since 2000 — the job market has become increasingly more competitive. There are more jobs, but there are also fewer people to fill them — making this a candidate’s market. While this may prove to be beneficial to job seekers, it does make it extremely difficult for employers to attract the right people.

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How Company Performance Improves with Performance-Based Training

ClearCompany Recruiting

Learning activities tend to be disconnected from operational needs. Employees are stuck going through the same generic training modules, which are years old and time-consuming. Yet, better performance is the ideal outcome of learning.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Make Better Choices: How Employer Branding Helps Recruiting by Making Your Decisions Obvious

Proactive Talent

When it comes to your employer brand, how do you choose what video to make? Or what to tweet? Or what new tool to buy? If you've been to a conference lately, you've seen how many new companies are popping up to help you "strengthen your employer brand" or "attract better talent."

The Best Two-Minute Career Advice

Fistful of Talent

I was given two minutes’ worth of advice nearly twelve years ago, and I repeated that same advice to colleague last week. It’s proof that it’s still relevant, regardless of time.

JazzHR Named Top Performer in the Winter 2019 ATS Customer Success Report


JazzHR is thrilled to announce that we have been named a Top Performer in the Applicant Tracking Software category for the Winter 2019 Customer Success Report published by FeaturedCustomers.

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5 Strategies for Employee Retention

ClearCompany Recruiting

By Guest Author. Creating a strong business requires many components, including having excellent employees… but how do you retain those employees? Employee retention refers to the ability of an organization to keep their employees.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

The New Frontier of AI Recruiting: Arya 3.0


Leoforce’s Biggest Release Ever with Arya 3.0: Uniquely blending human and AI-driven candidate communication . The four pillars of 3.0 include quick engagement, strategic candidate personalization, intelligence-driven recruiting strategies, and diversity and bias-reducing initiatives. .

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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

Fistful of Talent

Thanks to increased awareness driven by celebrities, athletes, politicians and more, mental illness has become less stigmatizing than it previously was.

LinkedIn’s Worst Content

The Whiteboard

I was speaking with my faux-scouser colleague Scott Burnett yesterday about the pitfalls of sharing content on LinkedIn. Scott recruits for New Zealand’s top recruitment firms, and faces the perpetual challenge of sourcing quality recruitment consultants.

4 Nitty-Gritty Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

This month, Sandra B. McCartt , President-Executive Recruiter, Professional Search, Inc., International, guides us through her nitty-gritty interview questions. Getting to know what makes a candidate tick on a daily basis, according to McCartt, underpins the value of these queries.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

4 Key Takeaways from the SocialTalent Global Recruiting Survey 2019

Social Talent

This year we are launching the fourth edition of the SocialTalent Global Recruiting Survey. When carrying out this survey each year, we see how reality can differ from what is traditionally believed and published throughout the recruitment industry.

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Why 2019 is the Year of Learning and Development: Insights from LinkedIn’s 2019 Workplace Learning Report

HR Technologist - RB

The world of learning and development (L&D) is on the brink of transformation. The importance of workforce education and skill development has never been greater than it is now.

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Can You Relocate To Lubbock? The New Rules for an Old Recruiting Question.

Fistful of Talent

“If this job is the right fit for you, is Islamabad a place you’d relocate the family to?” ” Some of you laughed. I’m not laughing. I’m a recruiter trying to determine if a great candidate will actually move where I need them to move before I destroy 20 hours of organizational time via the interview dog and pony show. So, this is serious. Stop laughing, and stop putting your town of choice in place of Islamabad to make it sound funnier.

How to Poach Currently-Employed Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

With the unemployment rate so low, the need to poach currently-employed candidates has intensified. As a result, identifying sourcing and recruiting strategies that not only appeal to potential candidates but also inspire them to hear you out is imperative.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

The Number 1 Thing to Do in an Interview

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Paulette Steele with Real Resumes located in Queensland, Australia. Real Resumes is educating people from beginning to end on getting a job.

How AI will Disrupt Health Insurance in 2019

HR Technologist - RB

AI can help health insurers save millions in out-of-pocket costs every year. We look at three use cases for AI in health insurance. Health & Medical

How Neurodiverse Employees Move Your Business Forward

Visier - Talent Acquisition

A good friend from my home country of Scotland always struggled to keep up with his peers in school. But he also succeeded where most people would have failed.

Leverage your LinkedIn Profile for your Career


Are you wondering why your LinkedIn profile did not help you in furthering your career goals so far? Do you have a LinkedIn profile which is incomplete?

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.