Sat.Oct 08, 2016 - Fri.Oct 14, 2016

Laying Down the New Tech Hiring Pipeline


Every graduation day, the tech industry’s hiring pool refills with eager, newly degreed professionals. Hiring managers fish these waters for new hires.

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The 2016 HR Technology Conference: Go Big and Go Home


The “World Famous” HR Technology Conference and Exposition is an annual ritual for Talemetry. It is a unique event where we can interface with partners and industry experts and, every once in a while, we see actual corporate HR practitioners who are boning up on their HR technology knowledge.

How to: Source and Engage Candidates on Instagram

Social Talent

The image posting social site, Instagram, now has 400 million active users. 30% of internet users are using it, and over 60% of those 400 million users log in daily , making it the second most engaged network after Facebook.

Top Takeaways from HR Tech 2016


Last week, Human Resource Executive held their annual HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. The conference, also known as HR Tech, brings together the top providers of HR technology in the space and “focuses on the business process and organizational success enabled by technology.”.

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.

Tech Unemployment Hit 3 Percent Last Month


The tech unemployment rate hit 3 percent in September, a slight uptick from 2.8 percent in August, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); unemployment for the general economy also rose month-over-month, to 5 percent.

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Our Favorite Facebook Sourcing Tool Just Received A Major Update

ERE SourceCon

Shane McCusker has done it again. If you don’t know McCusker or have used his extremely popular Facebook Sourcing Tool , stop what you’re doing right now and download it ! You don’t even need Chrome to use it, as there is also a free web based version.

The 5 Clumsy Mistakes Most Recruiters Make

Social Talent

Hiring candidates is no easy task. Recruiters must ardently search for and recruit potential candidates, vet them, as well prepare rigorously for the interviews, and then find the best match amongst the candidates they’ve acquired and the job positions they are hiring for.

Think Before You Hire! 10 Common Mistakes Made in Rushing the Recruitment Process

ExactHire Recruiting

Hiring is one of the most critical tasks and challenges an organization faces. Yet, unfortunately, too many approach it as transactional or don’t allocate the proper attention, priority and resources towards it.

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How to Avoid 3 Common Seasonal Hiring Obstacles


Q4 is officially here, which means one thing: retailers, shipment distributors, customer service centers and the rest of the employers who fuel the holiday shopping season are currently engaged in seasonal hiring.

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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.

How To Build A High-Performance Sourcing Department – Part 6 Technology Evaluation

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing is one of the most technologically advanced disciplines within the recruitment and HR space. It is essential that a sourcing department does on-going technology evaluations to keep pace with new innovations in the industry.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You’re Making With Your LinkedIn Searches

Social Talent

How do you put together your Boolean strings for your LinkedIn searches? Do you have a system that you follow every time you look for new candidates, or do you basically just wing it?

ZipRecruiter Testing an Interesting ‘Check Salary’ Feature on Job Ads, Including Its Own


ZipRecruiter is testing a new feature on its site that it hopes will get more employers to provide salary information about a job. Job Boards Job Descriptions Job Postings Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured

Using Social Media to Recruit Candidates and Develop Clients

NPA Worldwide

I had an opportunity recently to listen to a webinar by Tony Restell with Social Hire , called How to Acquire Candidates & Clients with the Right Social Media Strategy. If you aren’t familiar with Tony and the team at Social Hire, it’s worth following them on social media.

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.

9 Ways The Digital Era Has Impacted Talent Sourcing

ERE SourceCon

I believe in the “why” before the “how.” The “why” in this conversation is why it seems that everything has changed in talent sourcing? The tried and true doesn’t seem to work.

5 Ways to Stay on the Good Side of Rejected Candidates

Social Talent

Being the bearer of bad news is never easy. Letting candidates know that they haven’t made the cut can be difficult for any recruiter, regardless of how long you’ve been in the business! A whopping 43% of candidates believe they may or may not get a response to their job applications.

The Why, What, and How of Great Recruiting Performance


Baseball is trying to understand the value of fielding like it has done for years with batting statistics.


Vend Recruiters Designing the Art of Rejection

The Whiteboard

The differences between agency and in-house recruitment are well documented.

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.

20 Rules For Radical Recruiting & Sourcing Success – “Herman’s Laws”

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4 Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into This Week – 10th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: And the best job board in the UK is… Taking the gold medal for best job board in the UK is… (drumroll please)… ! It was a major victory for the independent job board, beating off huge job sites like

Why Students May Not Want to Work With Recruiters


During my undergraduate years at Ohio State, many of my friends and I all attended the several career fairs the university would host each year.

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The Top HR Technology and Recruiting Tools of 2016.

Recruiting Daily

Everybody presents themselves in this very polished, professional package, you know, but I still think poop jokes are hilarious, watch an obscene amount of cartoons for an adult male, and waste most of my spare time playing video games.

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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.

Enhance Your Google Search Experience

ERE SourceCon

I am a huge fan of sourcing with Google. Who isn’t? But there are ways to make Google look even better. Adding three tools and using them in tandem can make your Google experience feel a little more like an ATS. Sourcing Featured

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The Progress of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK (Infographic)

Social Talent

“ Trust in God – she will provide.” said Emmeline Pankhurst , the leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women gain the right to vote, in the 19th century. A simple quote that represented Emmeline’s resolution in achieving her aim: Equal Rights.

CEOs Expect a Competitive Advantage, So Why Aren’t Recruiting Leaders Providing It?


This think piece is designed to stimulate recruiting leaders to the point where they will commit to providing their firm with a competitive advantage over their top recruiting competitors. Corporate Recruiting Direct Sourcing Featured

Free Candidate Experience Handbook: Rev Up Recruiting by Delighting Candidates


The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported earlier this year that there are just 1.5 active candidates for every open job in the US. Not qualified, just active. Clearly, demand for candidates is high and supply is very low, especially for specialized positions. candidate experience

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.