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.

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Overlooked Places to Mine Technical Talent

Dice

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.

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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.

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.

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Staffing has an Answer for the Gig Economy

Jobscience

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.

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.

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke

BrightMove

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.

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.

Creative Ways to Welcome a New Hire

JazzHR

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.

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The Decline of Organic Social Recruiting Reach

Talemetry

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Leoforce

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

Recruitics

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.

TextRecruit Raises $3 Million

ERE

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

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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.

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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.

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.

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.”

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

ERE

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

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.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

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

JazzHR

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.

Recruiters Are Not Marketers

ERE

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!”

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?

Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

SafeGuard World and BountyJobs Announce New Strategic Partnership

BountyJobs

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.

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

Leoforce

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. .

Innovation Is Now the #1 Business Driver, So IBM Abruptly Drops Remote Work

ERE

If innovation is essential to your firm’s success … learn the value of “coming to work”. Virtual & Remote Featured

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Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Introduction

Lever

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

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.