Sat.Apr 27, 2019 - Fri.May 03, 2019

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

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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.

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.

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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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

3 Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement


While there’s nothing wrong with having high standards and a tough barrier for entry, no company should want to make life difficult for the individuals who are applying to work there.

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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?

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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4 Ways Performance Management Benefits the Manufacturing Industry [Infographic]

ClearCompany Recruiting

HR technology has continued to make appearances in the manufacturing industry from recent years.

Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

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.

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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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.

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 CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

3 Interview Questions That Will Set the Right Course

Glassdoor for Employers

Two decades of experience have taught Senior Talent Acquisition Manager Adam Fitzer that one size does not fit all when interviewing candidates. However, certain key questions will help set the right Q&A course.

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The Difference Between Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z


Generations are a funny thing and a concept that we have yet to define in concrete terms. No, seriously. By most accounts, it means something nebulous like “ all of the people born and living at about the same time, taken collectively.”

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

10 Best Recruitment Tools in 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]


Check out the list of the 10 best recruitment tools in 2019 ! Recruiters and HR professionals who use these top 10 recruiting software have a serious advantage when it comes to finding, attracting and hiring top talent. Read More. Recruiting

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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


Why Virtual Career Fairs Are a Hot Trend in Hiring

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Joe Milner, the talent acquisition manager at educational publishing and assessment giant Pearson, was at a campus event in Northern California when a company executive broached the idea of bringing in some of the promising students to the company’s primary locations in other states for interviews.

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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

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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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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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#WorkTrends: The Bridge Between Work and Technology

TalentCulture - Recruiting

This episode is especially exciting for me. I love all of my guests, but it isn’t every day that I have one of my BFFs on the program. So I’m really pumped to have China Gorman back on #WorkTrends this week. Among her many jobs, Gorman is managing director of UNLEASH’s U.S.

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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

Job Market Report: How Many Jobs Are There in America?

Glassdoor for Employers

As HR pros or hiring managers, you have your tried-and-tested resources for understanding the job market: which companies are on a hiring spree, what is the going base salary for software engineers, which cities are home to the best talent.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.