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Why Starting Your Job Postings with “About Us” is Usually a Mistake


Where should your “About Us” section go in a job posting? The start? The middle? The end? If you guessed the start, you’re not alone, but you might be in for a surprise about its effectiveness.

Your One-Size-Fits-All EVP Strategy Isn’t Fitting Anyone.

Fistful of Talent

I’m going to say something a little unpopular, especially among the big agencies who want to charge you 6 figures for a one-liner: I don’t think most companies benefit from having an employer value proposition, or EVP. Don’t @ me. Before you throw any virtual tomatoes, hear me out.

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Apprenticeships: A Game Changer for Talent Pipelines

Glassdoor for Employers

Apprenticeships have been around since the Middle Ages. Back then, young laborers seeking to gain entry into a craft guild spent time training under expert guidance. Since the early 20th century, apprenticeships have been on the decline — and they aren’t exactly roaring back into public consciousness. But apprenticeship programs might just be the perfect solution to the labor shortage threatening to upend the American technology and manufacturing industries.

6 Ways to Turn Today’s Silver Medal Candidates into Tomorrow’s Gold Medalist Hires

ExactHire Recruiting

How often have you progressed through the hiring process and ultimately realized that your final two candidates were almost evenly matched–one just slightly nudged out the other for the gold medal employment offer?

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!

5 Steps for Creating an Effective Performance Improvement Plan

ClearCompany Recruiting

Organizations are looking towards HR to help better manage their employees. Today, the key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Coaching Strategies for Performance Improvement.

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30% of Agencies report a decline in profit. Here is why.

Greg Savage

2018 was a great year for the recruitment agency industry in Australia and New Zealand. 95% of recruitment agencies reporting to Staffing Industry Metrics made profits in 2018, leaving just 5% of firms trading at a loss, the lowest and best result in 7 years.

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Find Your Best Employees by Taking Advantage of Low Unemployment Rates


I've spoken here before on how to hire when the unemployment rate is low, and since then the unemployment rate has continued to fall.

Workers’ Job Hunting Habits in 2019, and What You Can Learn from Them

Fistful of Talent

Last year, I wrote about how recruiting had finally reached the tipping point : forcing recruiters to treat candidates more like customers and get more creative to find and engage new talent through social media and text messaging.

4 Tips for Hiring Recent College Grads


With summer around the corner, a new group of college graduates will be looking to join the workforce. Here are four tips for making informed hiring decisions: 1. Talk to local professors.

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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.

Why virtual career fairs will save you time and money

Brazen Recruiting

Frustrated with your hiring efforts? No longer sure how to recruit top talent? It’s time to try the new kid on the block: virtual career fairs. The post Why virtual career fairs will save you time and money appeared first on Brazen.

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RallyFwd Recap: 5 Lessons Learned to Get an Edge on Talent Engagement


What an amazing virtual event! RallyFwd Virtual Conference brought together thousands of recruitment marketers, candidate experience managers, recruiters, employer branding experts, and talent acquisition professionals on May 1.

Are You Useful? The Ultimate Management Question.

Fistful of Talent

I started today’s post with the idea to riff on JTBD (that’s “jobs to be done” for those in Rio Linda), a point of view pioneered by Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen. JTBD is the idea that people don’t buy what you sell–they hire out a job to achieve an objective.

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The Difference Between Technology Enablement and Digital Enablement – And Why It Matters for HR

HR Technologist - RB

Technology like AI, chat-bots, the cloud, data analytics, and machine learning have shown the potential to completely transform human resource management (HRM) software and the entire HR function. Digital Transformation

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 long should your job post be?

Katrina Kibben

Here's the reality. Job post word count is all about candidate attention. You need to get it and keep it long enough to convince them to apply. The post How long should your job post be? appeared first on Katrina Kibben. Job Postings job post word count job posting


Use Your Phone More – It’s a Great Recruitment Tool!

NPA Worldwide

We had some terrific speakers at our recent Global Conference in Long Beach, California. Scott Wintrip , Mark Tortorici , and Jenifer Lambert all delivered top-notch tips and advice and were well-received by our members.

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Are You a Mentor or Mommie Dearest?

Fistful of Talent

Hey manager Mommie Dearest–could your mentoring do more harm than good? I am a fan of mentorships. I like to mentor people. And, if I am trying to develop my employees, I always recommend they pick a mentor besides me, since in theory, I mentor them every day.

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How will Recruiting Chatbots Change Hiring in 2020

HR Technologist - RB

The future of recruitment seems to have one key player: recruiting chatbots. How will chatbots change hiring as we know it? Digital Transformation

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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.

Your Greatest Asset: What Does That Even Mean?

Katrina Kibben

By day, we’re told that “people are our greatest asset.” At night, we nod, we smile, we cry at home. What does it "greatest asset" mean anyway? The post Your Greatest Asset: What Does That Even Mean? appeared first on Katrina Kibben. recruiting Recruiting Voice feedback greatest asset

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4 Relationships All Effective Recruiters Should Have


Recruiters have an increasingly challenging task in today’s corporate world. Finding and retaining top talent is becoming a very difficult task due to fierce competition, candidate demands and an overall shortage of skilled laborers. Recruiting Trends Tech Recruiting Recruiting Tips

How AR and VR are Revolutionising Recruitment In The Digital Age


Recruitment is the puzzle that can never quite be solved, because it’s as complex as our species — there’s no perfect recruitment process capable of flawlessly weeding out the also-rans and digging up the hidden gems buried in piles of applications.

Why Do Digital Transformation Strategies Fail and How Can HR Help

HR Technologist - RB

Digital transformation needs positive and proactive efforts from all internal stakeholders. Learn how HR and HR tech play a vital role in enabling this transformation. Digital Transformation

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.

Quit Waiting for the Perfect Candidate — Hire the Acceptable Candidate Instead


Good talent is the top competitive advantage an organization can have, which is why it's so important both to know when you've found the right person and to move quickly when you have them in your sights. Unfortunately that's harder than it sounds.

10 trends in AI recruitment technology for 2019

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters need for hiring speed, and for sourcing and engaging with passive candidates are bound to dominant AI recruitment technology trends in 2019.

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Underperforming New Hires? It’s Probably Your Fault

Undercover Recruiter

Businesses spend a lot of money hiring, onboarding, and training new employees. It’s a substantial investment of time and finances for the company. Each time an organization hires a new employee, it costs them thousands of dollars.

How to Get Your Recruiting Team AI Ready

HR Technologist - RB

Recruiters are turning to AI to uncover new pipelines of talent quickly. However, the technology can’t succeed if underlying issues with talent acquisition practices go unchecked. Here’s what HR leaders can do to get the most value from these technologies. Recruitment & Onboarding

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.

UPS Driver: From Sweet Job to Suck Job

Fistful of Talent

Gather ’round the campfire, kids, because I’m here with a story from a galaxy far away, a time when things seemed simpler, when good was easier to distinguish from evil, and when we weren’t so divided. It was also a time when “UPS Driver” was a premium job.

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How to Ask Employees for Company Reviews

Recruiting Daily

When I’m scrolling through the web on my phone, I often land on websites where customers are encouraged to leave reviews. There’s a big reason behind that request: A 2017 survey found that 97% of consumers factor reviews into their buying decisions. It’s called social proof.

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The Importance of Recruiting the Right Senior People into your Team

Undercover Recruiter

While all recruitment decisions are important, choosing the right executive leaders or board members can be one of the most challenging tasks a company can face.