Sat.Feb 20, 2016 - Fri.Feb 26, 2016

4 Ways to Recruit New Graduates in Tech

Dice

In January, the tech industry’s unemployment rate sank to 2.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; that’s about half the national rate of 4.9 percent.

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4 Things Managers Do That Drives Employees To Quit

JazzHR

When skilled employees leave a company, the entire operation suffers. Generally, this is due to poor management. Although managers may complain that great people keep leaving their team, they usually don’t try to change how they treat employees, either.

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10 best practices for Winning Your Unfair Share of Top Technical Talent

Lever

Jordan Burton has been advising companies on recruiting and interview best practices for almost 10 years, currently serving Bay Area clients through his consultancy Burton Advisors.

3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Results From Your Performance-Based Advertising Budget

Recruitics

Performance-based advertising, first made popular by Google Adwords, is now the standard model by which most job search engines operate today. Essentially, this ad model works by charging advertisers based on how well their ad performs, often calculated on a per-click or per-application basis.

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.

How to Ace an Interview, According to Leoforce CEO

Leoforce

Madhu Modugu is the founder and CEO of Leoforce, LLC, and he is the brains behind the patent-pending technology that powers all of our recruiting solutions. Before founding Leoforce, he cofounded Spectraforce, a prosperous and still-growing staffing firm also located in Raleigh, NC. Modugu is no stranger to running successful businesses, and he has conducted more than a few interviews in his time. What makes a candidate stand out from the pack?

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Top Interview Questions for Employers

Lever

Great interview questions help you screen candidates so your company can hire the best talent on the market. While questions should vary between different opportunities, there are some that work across most positions and companies. Recruiting interviewing Interview Questions

Savage Masterclass. Next Week! Last Chance.

Greg Savage

350 Owners and Managers of recruitment business are attending already. The Masterclass kicks off next week in Auckland and Melbourne, and then the rest of OZ the week after. Why let your competitors own all the fresh ideas? Reserve your seat now.

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Get More Job Search Traffic by Search Engine Optimizing Your Jobs

Talemetry

You can get a lot more job search traffic to your career site by Search Engine Optimizing (SEO) your jobs. But what is SEO? How do you do it? Why do you do it? We’ve got answers.

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HR Department Technology & Big Data Analysis

JazzHR

Things Are Shaking Up In HR Department: Technology & Big Data Analysis. These days, HR software is booming. More than 50% of companies plan on acquiring a new software stack to help with employee recruitment and retention. It just makes financial sense. Software services like Jazz offer a streamlined approach to the entire onboarding process, allowing hiring managers to choose the best candidate for a position, and then keep them happy and productive.

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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.

Contingent RPO - what does it mean for APAC?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at the advantages of deploying a contingent RPO solution in APAC

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Aim Higher … From Talent Acquisition Business Partner to Trusted Advisor

ERE

We hear a lot about being a “ business partner ” or having a “seat at the table” with our business leadership. As HR professionals we pursue this goal like Indiana Jones searching for the Holy Grail.

How Facebook Could Destroy LinkedIn In a Year by @jimstroud

ERE SourceCon

[ This article is a transcript from my latest podcast.]. Facebook Talent Acquisition

38 Most Ridiculous Excuses for Not Showing Up to Work

Social Talent

“Hi boss. I can’t come into work today. I ate too much at a party and need a day to digest.” ” Sounds like something from a comedy movie right? But it is, in fact, an actual excuse given by an actual person for having to take a day off work! And the madness doesn’t stop there! These are the 36 most ridiculous, ludicrous, far-fetched and downright stupid excuses employees have given their bosses for having to take a day off or for showing up late.

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.

3 Years in a Row: Hireology Earns #1 Spot in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen

Hireology

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Leading and Managing a Team of Recruiting Professionals — Remember Who the Team Really Works for

ERE

Have you ever heard that old analogy: “the best salesperson often makes the worst sales manager”? Well, I am sure you can tell where this one is going. Corporate Recruiting Leadership Recruiting training Talent Acquisition Featured

3 Things I’d Like To Change About Sourcing by @MatthewJLeBlanc

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing as a stand-alone function is a relatively new part of the recruiting continuum and although it is something I’m passionate about and have a deep affection for, there are a few things that need to change for it to advance and continue to thrive. Talent Acquisition Featured

6 Common Facebook Sourcing Mistakes You’re Probably Making Right Now

Social Talent

Over 1.5 BILLION people regularly use Facebook. That’s 600 million more users than LinkedIn (LinkedIn currently have 400 million monthly active users) and 695 million more than Twitter (Twitter currently have 305 million monthly active users).

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.

Why Being Part of a Recruitment Network is Good for You

NPA Worldwide

For the past 2-3 years, I have tried to run regularly. I would never have called myself a runner, after all if I ran for 20 minutes and didn’t feel like it was going well, I would just stop running and walk back to my car.

I’ve Got Data Showing Whether Higher-paid Recruiters Are Worth More or Not

ERE

Predictive analytics is one of the hottest topics in business today. Unfortunately, it is often misunderstood and misrepresented. Predictive analytics is about much more than graphs, dots, and plotted projection lines. Its real value is not the ability to crunch numbers and spit out data.

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Infographic: How to Be a Google Power User

ERE SourceCon

If you’re a sourcer or recruiter, having a firm grasp of Boolean search is essential. Even though it’s not as necessary today as it was in the past, understanding the logic of Boolean search teaches you to think like the databases you’re searching.

Wham! Bam! Thank You Spam

The Whiteboard

I received an interesting email this week. Although we work hard on “getting out there”, like a cold beer when your mouth feels like Ghandi’s jandal, it’s always refreshing to receive an enquiry from an as-yet-unheard-of new client. Especially when it’s a referral from a “business acquaintance”.

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.

Freelance vs. Full-time: The Pros and Cons of Hiring an Independent Contractor

Recruiterbox

Over the last decade the gig economy has transformed the way we work and do business in America. Access to remote work has changed the definition of work and workplace dramatically.

Maury Hanigan Has Something to Say About That Stock Photo on Your Career Site

ERE

If you want to attract minorities to your jobs where minorities are under-represented, make sure you feature them — as opposed to a bunch of homogenous photos — in your recruitment marketing and career site. Diversity Featured

Think Like a Librarian and Conduct a Reference Interview to Create Successful Sourcing Strategies

ERE SourceCon

My very first graduate school class was Reference/Information Services, which can best be described as Reference Desk 101.

6 Reasons Not to Overlook Baby Boomers

Glassdoor for Employers

When you consider increasing the diversity of your team, think about efforts to hire more female employees, or members of underrepresented minority groups. Another important aspect of workplace diversity, though, is age. Much has been made of Millennials in the workforce, especially as they recently surpassed Gen Xers as the largest working generation. According to the Pew Research Center, Millennials and Gen X both occupy around 34 percent of the workforce. So that leaves the Baby Boomers.

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.