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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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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

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?

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.”

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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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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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

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.

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.

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

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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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

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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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

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.

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.

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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Best of HR Blogs: April 2019


This list of 5 best HR blogs published in April 2019 will get you up to date with the latest trends and insights in Human Resources. If you’re an HR professional looking for a stimulating read, these blog posts are your perfect choice. Read More. HR Trends

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.