Sat.Mar 18, 2017 - Fri.Mar 24, 2017

Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you.


Overlooked Places to Mine Technical Talent


If you’re losing a majority of your head-to-head “battles” with other recruiters for technical talent, chances are good that you’re relying on the same methods as everyone else.


The very best career advice I could ever give you.

Greg Savage

I have a bitter pill for you to swallow. But trust me, it’s true. Nobody anywhere, (apart maybe from your Mum), cares about your career. Not really. If you work for a great company, they will create an environment in which you can thrive.


Are Boozy Recruitment Lunches Endangered?

The Whiteboard

The “long lunch” is an established phenomenon of the workplace particularly within the central business districts and professional services environments of our world.


14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

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Staffing has an Answer for the Gig Economy


SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 6, 2017 – Jobscience delivers an answer to the gig economy for the staffing Industry. Today, staffing companies face a new set of competitors as the likes of Uber and Fiverr force global leaders to rethink their model for managing a mobile workforce.


5 Key Metrics to Track for Social Recruiting Success

Proactive Talent

If you’re recruiting in 2017, there’s no doubt that social media is part of your plan. There’s really no way around it, whether you are actively sourcing and recruiting through unique social networks, or simply using an auto-share option to post job openings to more common social sites. Either way, nearly every company is using social recruiting in one way or another, and it’s going to become an even bigger focus with each passing year.


The Most Effective Model to Assess Quality of Hire

ClearCompany Recruiting

In 2015, 39% of companies said Quality of Hire (QoH) was their most valuable recruiting performance metric. It’s what makes spending so much time and effort in the recruitment process worth it in the end.


Millennials In The Workplace: 4 Things You Oughta Know

Social Talent

Millennials are being mentioned more and more in today’s working world. Employers should always hire individuals for their skill and not focus on one sole generation.


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.

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke


Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke . Ongoing changes in attitudes and laws regarding marijuana are leaving some employers and HR without a feasible drug policy. HR policies have a direct impact on your recruiting, engagement, and retention, and your drug policy is an important one. At present, 28 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation allowing medical marijuana, and eight of those states relaxed their laws to allow recreational use as well.


Creative Ways to Welcome a New Hire


Starting a new job can be a pretty stressful experience. You want it to go smoothly so that your new hire feels happy and welcomed, and settles into the position as quickly as possible. While onboarding can be an effective way of achieving this, it won’t work well if it’s boring or regimented.


The Decline of Organic Social Recruiting Reach


Time was when social recruiting was as easy as posting your jobs to your LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, G+, Instagram or other preferred networks and harvested a ton of views from your organic followers.


10 Job Ad Blunders You Can’t Quite Believe

Social Talent

This post was originally posted on Fish4Jobs. Bust’ or ‘busty’ instead of busy. Toady’ instead of today. Ruining’ instead of running. Booing’ instead of booking – the internet’s rife with job advertisements featuring silly mistakes.


9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

ExactHire Recruiting

I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. I guess that’s par for the course in the human resources field.


Unconscious Bias is Holding Back Recruiting: Create Better Companies With AI


Companies often blame their lack of diversity on a shortage of qualified candidates. But, it’s not about a shortage. It’s about capitalizing on your assets and identifying the large pools of diverse talent that are being overlooked and waiting to be discovered. .


Cost-Per-Quality-Applicant & Cost-Per-Hire: The Holy Grail of Recruitment Marketing Analytics


When recruitment marketing analytics first hit the market, the ability to see click volume, applications and cost data for individual jobs, or for group of jobs, was considered a breakthrough. For the first time, businesses had visibility into the real performance of their online job advertisements, as well as the cost associated with them. And these insights weren’t just nice to have.


3 Quick Tricks To Fill Your Talent Pool

Social Talent

A Talent pool is a shortlist of candidates that are not currently being considered for a role (i.e. not applicants). They could be people that your team has sourced, leads from events and more.


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.

TextRecruit Raises $3 Million


TextRecruit has raised $3 million in series A financing, led by San Francisco-based investment firm SignalFire. Mobile Tactical Sourcing Featured


We The Best: 3 Job Interview Questions Every Recruiter Should Ask.

Recruiting Daily

The things you can do when answering job interview questions to stand out and get hired. Blog Posts News Technology Trends candidate experience Hiring Manager HR Interview Tips job interview questions Job Seeker matt charney Recruiting Recruiting Advice Tips


Human vs Machine: Who Sources Best? The Results of the 2017 Grandmaster Competition

ERE SourceCon

I was fortunate enough to present at the family reunion of sourcers everywhere – SourceCon Spring 2017. Yay!) At least, that’s what it felt like to me. But I digress, I shared the stage with Jason Roberts who co-presented with me “Human vs. Machine.”


Recruiting Secrets: Advice From Heavy Industry Employers (Infographic)

Social Talent

When you start out on your journey to look for the right candidate, it’s important you hire someone that fits the mould of that company. There many things to take into account when recruiting the perfect candidate, and it’s no easy task at that! Are they the right culture fit?


8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

Purple Squirrel Raises $2.7 Million, Hoping Job Seekers Will Pay for Access to Employees


There used to be a time when job seekers were surprised to learn that job boards were free. No, really. They couldn’t believe uploading a resume and shot-gunning it to hundreds or even thousands of employers came with no fee whatsoever. Job Boards Featured


10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

Undercover Recruiter

If your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. This starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience.


4 Ways to Assess Soft Skills in an Interview


A candidate’s resume can instantly tell you whether or not they have the technical experience, qualifications, and hard skills needed for a particular job. But even if a candidate looks like a good fit for your company on paper, they might not necessarily be one in person.


Recruitment News: Remote Working & Candidate Engagement

Social Talent

Another week has come and gone in the busy world of recruitment. So, what’s happening you ask? Here, we delve into the latest news stories that are making the headlines within the world of recruitment. Remote Workers Are More Stressed.


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.

Recruiters Are Not Marketers


When the concept of recruiters thinking more like marketers was first thrown around as a concept in the early 00’s, as a recruiter I thought it sounded great. It made recruitment seem sexier, so I thought, “yeah, let’s be marketers!”


SafeGuard World and BountyJobs Announce New Strategic Partnership


SafeGuard World and BountyJobs Announce New Strategic Partnership. In a competitive job market, partnership means hiring for talent, not location. Austin, TX March 21, 2017. SafeGuard World International, the pioneers of global employment outsourcing & international payroll and BountyJobs, the leading technology platform for collaboration between employers and recruiting agencies, today announced a new strategic partnership.


Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Introduction


As an Asian-American female CEO in Silicon Valley, I’m afforded an intimate view into the ever simmering discussion around diversity and inclusion in tech. Even more so, because I’m building a company whose job it is to help other companies do their best hiring. Diversity & inclusion di-series


How Innovations Revolutionize Talent Acquisition

ERE SourceCon

This past week I had the opportunity to attend the Spring SourceCon event in Anaheim, CA. It was chock full of ideas, information, and enthusiasm. One of the highlights of the trip for me was a presentation by Kerstin Wagner. Wagner is the Head of Talent Acquisition for Deutsche Bahn.


2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.