Sat.May 23, 2015 - Fri.May 29, 2015

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.

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.

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

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.

The Evolution of Job Interviews #Infographic

Spark Hire

Job interviews are commonplace today, but there once was a time when the interview process didn’t even exist. Instead of having to prove their worth in a job interview, people were essentially born into their jobs, and nearly everyone lived and worked in their hometowns.

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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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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.

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?

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.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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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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.

Infographic: Today’s Job Search from Two Perspectives


For the most part, candidates and employers want the same thing. Yet there are still some ways in which they don’t quite see eye to eye in regards to expectations about the recruitment process.


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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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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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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.

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 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.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.