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Why You Shouldn’t Always Treat Candidates like Customers

ClearCompany Recruiting

There has always been deluge of advice asking employers to treat their candidates like customers.

9 LinkedIn Default Settings You Need to Change IMMEDIATELY

Social Talent

Whether you’re brand new to LinkedIn, or you’ve been on there for years, there are default settings on your account that you may or may not be aware are already there – settings you may want to change depending on what they do and how it affects you and your sourcing activities.

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3 Employee Engagement Strategies to Implement Now

Glassdoor for Employers

As a marketer at Glassdoor, I am often asked, “How do I get my employees to join the conversation on Glassdoor?”.

Local Recruitment For Local People

The Whiteboard

I’ve blogged a few times before about the deterioration of the traditional recruitment models and the need for today’s recruiters to evolve and develop their offerings to meet the changing demands of clients in the future.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Linked-In Profile Guide for Recruiters

NPA Worldwide

While recruiters know what to look for in terms of candidate profiles when hunting through Linked-In, as the Director of Membership for a Split Placement network, it amazes me how many profiles I come across for independent recruiters that are, well, terrible.

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Why Investing in Your Culture is Worth It

Glassdoor for Employers

Is investing in your company culture worth it? Employee engagement programs can be tough to measure, but, ultimately, investments in your company culture and employer brand lead to recruiting cost and time savings, higher candidate quality, upped productivity levels and increased retention rates.

4 Interview Questions to Determine Cultural Fit

Spark Hire

Cultural fit is a hot topic when it comes to interviewing today’s candidates. If you are unsure of how to know if a candidate fits in with your company culture , rest assured you are not alone.

How to Select a Recruitment Agency

NPA Worldwide

Whether you’re an employer with ongoing hiring needs or have a one-off role to fill, using a recruitment agency is definitely an option worth considering. There are many traits and characteristics to consider when you are evaluating recruitment agencies.

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4-Point Checklist for Successfully Engaging Tech Candidates

Social Talent

Tech recruiters have one of the toughest gigs in the recruitment industry. But you already knew that right?!

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

The Cost of a Disengaged Employee

Glassdoor for Employers

Seventy-percent of the American workforce is made up of disengaged employees. Fortunately, there are ways to combat these costs if you understand what disengaged employees are, how they affect your business and steps you can take to turn them into brand ambassadors.

Employers are the real winners when candidate experience improves


Looking for a job can be a pretty lousy experience. Job seekers spend hours researching and applying for positions, fixing their CV and attending interviews, only to be told no.

Traffic, Transparency & Talent Technology: The Future of Online Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Innovation and competition have always gone hand in hand, and the recruiting technology industry has historically been no exception to this rule.

When Should Recruiters Stop Stalking Job Seekers?


Job seekers are so curious. They love to complain about recruiters, but they never return our calls. In the war for talent , talent advisors are relentlessly pursuing candidates. When does it makes sense to chase someone? When do you let it go?

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Glassdoor Breaks Out Employee Reviews

Glassdoor for Employers

Employee feedback shapes an organization and is what candidates are in search of when considering one company over another. The more representative the information is of the candidate’s potential role, the more valuable the information becomes.

The Top 8 Free and Open Source Time Clock Software Systems


TANSTAAFL is an unwieldy acronym. Pronounced “tanstahffle” it stands for, “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.”. The acronym was popularized by Robert Heinlein’s 1966 science fiction novel, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress , which is about a lunar revolution.

Return To Sender: Why Candidates Keep Ignoring Your Recruiting Emails.

Recruiting Daily

With the proliferation of increasingly sophisticated sourcing systems and solutions available to recruiters today, finding top talent today is easier than ever before, meaning that simply finding the right candidates is no longer the real recruiting challenge.

Stay Ahead of These HR Trends


A company’s most important asset is its people, and it’s HR’s job to take care of and manage that asset. As companies continue to battle over skilled workers and applicants, an HR department that loses its edge can lead to serious problems for the rest of the business.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Who in Your Org Should Own Glassdoor?

Glassdoor for Employers

There are many reasons people visit Glassdoor. Some are looking for jobs and researching companies while others are comparing salaries and analyzing industry trends. Some come to do all of these. However, the number one reason people visit Glassdoor is to search for a job.

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The Social Recruiting Round-Up: May 2015

Social Talent

We decided at the beginning of May to dedicate the month to helping you guys drive great results across all aspects of your online sourcing.

How To Make Sure You Know Exactly Who You’re Hiring.

Recruiting Daily

As the ousted former CEO of Yahoo! , the disgraced Dean at MIT , the publically shamed past President of IBM or the would-be head football coach at Notre Dame can tell you, lying on your resume never really pays of in the long run.

5 Ways to Ensure Better Collaboration with Video Interviews

Spark Hire

According to the late Steve Jobs, “You need to have a collaborative hiring process”, and if you’re hiring as a team (which you should be), seamless collaboration is key.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

My Name is Ed, Recovering Glassdoor Hater

Glassdoor for Employers

This is my first time at one of these “Recovering Glassdoor Hater” meetings, so I’m not sure what the protocol is. Listening to your stories so far, I can empathize with how painful it must be for many to be here.

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LISTEN UP: Do NOT Miss this Week’s 7 Biggest Recruiting News Stories – 25th May 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: New LinkedIn Data Reveals How Candidates Want to be Recruited in 2015.

Recruitment Marketing: Unleashing The Power of Employee Generated Content.

Recruiting Daily

Chances are you think you’re a pretty interesting person. Why else would you Instagram that photo of your award-winning holiday-themed desk at work? Or share your company blog post – the one where you talk about how to engage employees? If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone.It

How to More Effectively Gauge a Candidate’s Personality

Spark Hire

A person’s resume and cover letter speak volumes about who they are as an employee, but in order to make an informed hiring decision, you need to be able to assess a candidate’s personality to get a sense of who they really are as a person. What matters to this individual?

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Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast.

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.