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5 Signs That You’re Too Picky When Hiring


Is the so-called “skills gap” really keeping companies from hiring technology pros, or are employers just too picky? Let’s review the facts. Not only are education and skill requirements continuing to rise for many positions… so is time-to-fill.

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Agency Recruitment. Not a stroll. Not a jog. It’s a S.P.R.I.N.T!

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The massive #SavageSprint Recruitment Masterclass Tour of Australia and New Zealand is over!

 1,300 recruiters flocked to nine events, and paid good money to hear 4 hours of tactics to prepare for a new recruitment future.


Hot Recruitment Desks (And Other Tall Tales)

The Whiteboard

This decade has seen an increase in the popularity of activity based working and hot-desking. Well, it’s been increasingly popular among company owners and shareholders at least, who see it as a way of reducing office costs while boosting innovation and collaboration.

How to Use Twitter for Recruiting: 5 Tips


by Joan Herbert. Joan is an Assistant Manager at , a curious individual, avid reader and a passionate creative writer. . It is no secret that Twitter is a popular social media platform for staying in touch with friends, but as its usage has increased, so has its capabilities in professional use. These days, Twitter is viewed by many businesses as a vital part of their marketing plan and a powerful tool for finding potential employees.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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3 Important Recruitment Metrics To Drive Your Business

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Data is one of the most valuable assets that a business has. Without it, businesses would find it extremely hard to keep track of anything.

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Avoid Brain Drain: 5 Tips to Help You Retain Top Talent


Employee retention is a critical success factor for every organization. That’s because failing to retain key employees is not only bad for business, it’s also expensive. According to The Center for American Progress, replacing an employee costs between 10 and 20 percent of that person’s salary.

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New Webinar: Optimize Recruitment Marketing


Talemetry is proud to sponsor new research about how to optimize recruitment marketing from Brandon Hall Group, and we are honored to participate in a new webinar to unveil the findings.

Hiring Logistics means improved utilization for staffing agencies


Every staffing agency must prove it delivers value for the investment in its services. That means efficiently and consistently providing a high volume of qualified workers to fill positions.

14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

8 Mortifying E-mail Mistakes

Social Talent

They say you should write what you know. Well, I know all too well the feeling of dread slowly filling your body as you realise you’ve made a huge mistake. We can all relate to the terror of realising you sent a private message to “Reply All” or attached the wrong image.

Introducing JazzHR Hero: Solving Top 3 Struggles for Small Businesses


JazzHR knows the pain that comes with hiring for a small team. We’ve been helping people grow their businesses for over nine years and have grown our own from just one founder in a basement to two bustling offices.

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Recruitment Analytics and Job Advertising News: March Edition


Welcome back to Recruitment Analytics and Job Advertising News–our monthly content roundup that pulls together all of the articles and blogs we’ve been reading about recruitment analytics and job advertising.

Hiring Logistics means improved utilization for staffing agencies


Every staffing agency must prove it delivers value for the investment in its services. That means efficiently and consistently providing a high volume of qualified workers to fill positions.

9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

The Fresh Content Myth – Your Recruiting Blog Doesn’t Need A New Post Every Week

Talent Hero Media

An in-depth look at why your recruiting and staffing blog doesn't need a new post every week and what you should do instead. The post The Fresh Content Myth – Your Recruiting Blog Doesn’t Need A New Post Every Week appeared first on Talent Hero Media

Recruitment Outsourcing vs. Using Job Portals (Infographic)

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Recruiting tactics are changing more and more every day, with the industry finding new methods to source top talent. There was a time where all the recruiting was done internally with very few looking towards the use of technology.

The End-to-End Recruitment Marketing Analytics Funnel


Editor’s Note: Recruitics is now accepting requests for early access to our FREE recruitment marketing analytics dashboard, Recruitics Analytics, which will launch in the summer 2017. To learn more about FREE Recruitics Analytics, and to get early access to our new dashboard, click here. Recruitics is a recruitment marketing analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their talent acquisition strategy.

Why Hire Proactive Talent Strategies Over an RPO?

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Bringing in outside recruiting services has long been used as a way to supplement, or sometimes completely fill, the need for recruiters in an organization. In the same way that other areas of the business might hire temporary help, outside recruiting services can be the perfect solution for companies who see a sudden increase in hiring, have a temporary gap on their team or just want the help of specialized recruiters.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Frustrated With Your Recruiting Results? Ask New Hires ‘What Worked’


It’s a basic law for business process improvement. When your process is completed, you survey your users to find out what worked and what didn’t work.

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Nymeria Shuts Down After LinkedIn Cease and Desist Letter

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The service that touted itself as the “best email finder for LinkedIn and GitHub” is no more. In light of a cease and desist letter from LinkedIn, Nymeria, probably best known for its Chrome extension, used by thousands and rated a 4.7

2 Tactical Ways To Predict Customer Success

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Sitting across the desk from you is Mary. Mary has applied for the role of a Customer Service Executive at your organisation. Her primary duties in this role will involve answering customers queries and dealing with complaints on the phone, extensive database management and creating reports.

New! Savage & Savage UK Speaking Tour, 2017

Greg Savage

Dear UK ‘Savage Truth’ reader, I am excited to invite you to my new UK Recruiter Masterclass series – aimed squarely at desk recruiters who want to skill up, rapidly grow fees, and thrive in changing times. S.P.R.I.N.T

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8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

Actually, Recruiters Are Marketers


Recruiters are not marketers, or researchers, copywriters, sourcing experts, or data analysts, according to a recent article by Graeme Johnson right here on ERE.

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Reuters Says $1 Billion CareerBuilder Sale Is In The Works

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Reuters news is reporting that a Chicago private equity firm is in talks to buy CareerBuilder for more than $1 billion. Career & Job Fairs Hiring Process Job Boards Job Descriptions Job Orders Job Postings Recruiting Recruiting & Sourcing Types Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

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News Roundup: Get Creative With Snapchat & Discover Unconscious Bias

Social Talent

Happy April everyone and with a new month comes more new and exciting recruitment news. Plenty has happened in the last month and sometimes it can be hard to keep up with everything.

Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017

Undercover Recruiter

If you want your company to improve its recruitment strategy this year, then it’s well worth considering how these trends can help you do that. Things like social media and mobile platforms can help to promote a job advertisement or engage potential candidates.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Predictive Analytics, Bias, and Interviewing


For centuries people have been captivated by the idea of predicting the future (and I’ll be offering my own predictions on the stage in a few days ). Crystal ball gazers and fortune tellers all promised to be able to do this.

Assemble a winning team for the “Moneyball” economy


World Series-caliber professional baseball teams are built over years of work by owners and managers. A great club keeps reliable veterans in place while cultivating talent from the minor leagues and trading players to fill any positions in the field or batting order that are lacking. Unfortunately, employers can't just offer an exchange of a few prospects for the exceptional employee they need today.

Surviving the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Disruption

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When Jeremy Roberts took the stage on the third day of the 2017 Spring SourceCon conference I knew something special was about to happen, he had confidence and focus. I had made sure to get a seat just a few rows back from the front, and taking it all in.

Wearable Tech at Work: Why Recruiters Need to Pay Attention

Undercover Recruiter

Wearable technology has the potential to revolutionise recruiting. Devices such as Fitbit, Jawbone, Niki+ and Apple Watch can collect, analyse and share information about employees’ private lives, and the technological innovations are not going away anytime soon.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.