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How to Recruit Candidates With Zero Relevant Work Experience

Undercover Recruiter

In the recruitment world, most sectors and disciplines are extremely “talent” short, therefore, hiring managers have to become more receptive and agile to hiring potential employees who do not necessarily possess the most relevant (if any) work experience pertaining to the role required.

Guest Blog: The Three Step Approach to Long Term Diversity


Major businesses have been feeling the pressure to diversify their workforces for more than twenty years. In response to this pressure, many have employed a number of different diversity programs with varying degrees of success. But what result characterizes success for a diversity program?

Should You Hire Job Hoppers? Here’s a Data-Driven Answer


There is no denying that employers around the world have been struggling against job hoppers and are trying to retain their talent for longer durations. Recruiting Trends Hiring Tips Workforce Trends Employee Retention Top Talent

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Top 5 Recruiting Challenges to Solve in 2019


Recruiting is hard work. The competition for talent is high, making it difficult to win top-tier talent. On top of that, reactive hiring means you can’t focus on more strategic initiatives, like candidate experience and team collaboration. All of these things can wreak havoc on a hiring plan.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

Sustainable Hiring: How to Grow Your Teams for the Long Term


High first-year attrition rates can be very costly for companies. As reported by OfficeVibe, it takes an average of 27 business days and $4,000 to make a single hire. There are hidden costs as well, such as the lost productivity of an open position and the expense of training new employees.

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How to Prepare for the Next Headcount Meeting with Your CFO


Being that 2019 is around the corner, there has never been a more important time to get in front of headcount planning and ensure your team is staffed for recruiting success.

Witness The Homesickness

The Whiteboard

Charles Darwin would be proud of us consultants! Survival of the fittest at it’s finest. Like the nomad children of the Andaman sea who eyes have adapted to swimming underwater in search of food, we consultants will for sure pass on a thicker than average skin gene to our bloodline.

How Stacy Zapar Manages Internal Expectations

Social Talent

When it comes down to managing internal expectations, Founder & Principal Recruiter at The Talent Ag friend, Stacy Zapar knows a thing or two! Every company wants to hire the brightest sparks out there, however, understanding what that candidate looks like is a key component.

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3 Hiring Mistakes That Data Can Help You Overcome

Recruiting Daily

There’s a new role opening up on a team. Which means your business has a need and it’s your team’s job to fill the role. You know that tapping into data to make smarter talent decisions is no longer a “nice to have,” but rather a fundamental element of success. In fact, 50% […].

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

A Hidden Pool of Talent That None of Us Think Of!

Fistful of Talent

There’s a restaurant in Minneapolis called All Square. They make square grilled cheese sandwiches. They do not have any problems finding employees! They only hire people who have been formerly incarcerated. Yes, you just read that correctly.

5 Do’s and Don’ts When it Comes to Engaging with Candidates


Candidate engagement is a moving target. Hiring managers and recruiters need to think strategically to remain competitive in the tight jobs market. Here are five do’s and don’ts of the engagement experience: DO Identify Existing Engagement Challenges. To improve candidate engagement metrics, you need a thorough understanding of where you stand today. Analytics technology can show you where candidates are getting stuck in the pipeline.

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LinkedIn’s new ATS: TalentHub and more from TalentConnect 2018

Social Talent

LinkedIn is stealing the spotlight this week. Currently, the company’s focus event, LinkedIn Talent Connect is taking part in Anaheim, California.

The future of recruiting: How you can hire exceptional employees


It’s a common phenomenon to see companies struggling to hire exceptional employees – in fact, 76% of hiring decision makers say attracting quality candidates is their biggest recruiting challenge.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Don’t Be Greedy: An Argument for User-Centric Design in HR

Fistful of Talent

Imagine a company that puts its needs before that of their customers. Consider what the shelf life of that organization would be. Picture, if you can, the number of good things that would be said about that organization. Zero – the answer is zero.

Are we thinking about high potential employees the wrong way?

Recruiting Daily

High potential employees, or HiPos in some parlance, are what all organizations seem to seek. This is why we hire so much around competence, i.e. metrics like GPA or where you went to school.

Talent Connect | Everything You May Have Missed

Social Talent

Did LinkedIn host some kind of conference this week? Talent Connect is LinkedIn’s three-day gathering of the world’s leaders, influencers and innovations in talent.

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Tools to Help Find & Verify Corporate Emails


This post was inspired by Holly Mallowes presentation at SourceCon. I wanted to do a deep dive into her suggestions and expand on the topic. So, you find the perfect lead and after doing a quick search you can’t find their email.

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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.

Yes, Millennials May be Job Hoppers, But There’s a Good Reason For That

Fistful of Talent

It shouldn’t come as any great surprise, but according to Gallup, Millennials aren’t particularly engaged in their jobs.

How to Work Remotely and Travel the World

Hiring Thing

As we’ve mentioned often on our blog, remote work brings many notable benefits. However, we’d be unrealistic if we didn’t admit that working from anywhere in the world has its challenges.

5 Innovative Ways To Boost Your Personal Brand As a Recruiter

Social Talent

Personal Branding. For every hardworking and successful recruiter, a key weapon in their arsenal is having a strong personal brand. There’s no use being shy and unwilling to market yourself as a recruiter.

LinkedIn Builds ATS and Launches New Diversity Insights

ERE SourceCon

LinkedIn knows how to put on a show, and this year they didn’t disappoint at its annual Talent Connect Conference in Anaheim, California.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

10 Qualities That Returning Caregivers Bring to the Workplace

Glassdoor for Employers

While employers and recruiters may initially hesitate to hire a return-to-work caregiver, they may want to reconsider. Candidates who have been out. Employee Retention & Benefits Hiring & Recruiting Caregivers Employee Engagement Retention

Australasia's Public Transport Leader Transdev Launches Pilot App to Improve Internal Communication


It’s 7 o’clock in the morning in Melbourne, and hundreds of workers are counting on Transdev to get them to work on time.

LinkedIn Release Their Latest Super Tool: Talent Insights (and the results are awesome!)

Social Talent

The Origins of LinkedIn Talent Insights. LinkedIn houses a grotesque amount of data that could be revolutionary if harnessed and packaged appropriately for the talent industry. Everybody- especially LinkedIn- has known this for years.

How to Recruit Better and Improve Employee Retention at the Same Time


Automation and improved systems can help make a business more efficient, but only people can innovate and bring your company to the next level. As such, the success of your business depends on your ability to recruit and retain the industry’s best talent. Recruiting Employer Branding

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.

7 Ways to Deliver a Stellar Employee Experience

Glassdoor for Employers

At the highest level, employee experience or EX illustrates everything that people encounter, observe or feel over the course of their time. Employee Retention & Benefits Employee Engagement Employee Retention

Talent Sourcer Spotlight: Luke Doubler


I had the opportunity to interview Luke Doubler from RecruiterCentral. He started a local staffing company in the Twin Cities and has been an avid talent sourcing professional for 15+ years. I have watched Luke from afar for a while and we recently connected at a SourceCon meetup in Minneapolis.

How To Prioritise Your LinkedIn Search Results

Social Talent

Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise we kept it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

Spokesman Coffee: Thriving in a Passionate Community in Austin, Texas | Trey Ramirez


Today on Small Business War Stories we are joined by Trey Ramirez, co-founder of Spokesman Coffee , a cafe by day and a bar by night, in Austin Texas. Trey had worked in many service industry positions in Austin, helping some of them open their doors.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.