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4 Ways to Recruit New Graduates in Tech


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


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


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


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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Get More Job Search Traffic by Search Engine Optimizing Your Jobs


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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Top Interview Questions for Employers


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.


Aim Higher … From Talent Acquisition Business Partner to Trusted Advisor


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.

HR Department Technology & Big Data Analysis


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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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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

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


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

The Ultimate Interview Guide: How to Work With Recruiters


Some professions were born with a stigma, and recruiters, also known as headhunters, seem to fall victim to this fate.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

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.

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


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


For the third consecutive year, Hireology is thrilled to be named number one overall in HRO Today magazine’s 2016 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction ranking for Talent Management Technology.This is also the fourth straight year that Hireology has earned the number one spot in the “Quality of Service” category.


Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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.

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


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

Wham! Bam! Thank You Spam

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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”.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

A Sourcer Screening of the Presidential Candidates: How Will They Stack Up? by @UpwardlyMe

ERE SourceCon

Most companies expect their sourcers to find, engage, and screen prospects before submitting them to the recruiters and hiring managers. Talent Acquisition

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


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.

Disabilities: Tout Them, or Hide Them?


Should a person with a disability include that on his/her resume (CV)? Disability 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).

Emerging Regulations in the Age of AI

New legislation regulating data use and privacy is on the horizon in many parts of the world and could have ramifications for companies leveraging AI in talent assessment and selection. Waiting until laws regarding AI are crystallized in the legal system will slow down your growth — and your future-readiness. Although we don’t know exactly what data privacy laws will look like in the future, we do understand the principles behind them. Download this eBook to learn how your organization can benefit from the use of AI in talent processes while staying on the right side of legal and ethical considerations.

How We Decided to Select a Partner For Candidate Background Checks


Product Spotlight: Integrating with Accurate Background. As a product evolves, one of the biggest questions to ask is whether to develop new features internally or bring in a partner to deliver off-the-shelf solutions.

5 Business Lessons I Learned From Being a Member of a Motorcycle Gang


Let's face it -- your bowling league is a business, your place of worship is a business, your family is a business -- and yes, an outlaw motorcycle gang is a business. Success Strategies

4 Recruiting Challenges that HR Will Face in 2016 (And 4 Proactive Ways to Solve Them)


Finding quality employees is always top of mind for HR teams. In a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR professionals were asked what their biggest challenges would be over the next decade. Half (51%) indicated that it will be obtaining human capital.