Sat.Sep 09, 2017 - Fri.Sep 15, 2017

The Shift into A.I. Recruiting


I’m proud to introduce our guest blogger this month, Jack Spain , our business and partnership development lead.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals


When it comes to recruitment, you can’t afford to stand still. You need to keep up with the latest trends, keep an eye on your competitors, and develop effective strategies for making the best hires. And to get real results, you also need to put time aside to set periodic recruiting goals.

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10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear


A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a big break slip away from you by talking a little too much. I put that on my resume.”. Recruiters see a lot of resumes. They haven’t memorized yours.

Talent Innovation Summit Countdown: Cirque du Soleil Unveils their Stand-out Candidate Experience Tricks


Ever wondered how Cirque du Soleil creates such surreal, immersive shows for their audiences? Or how performers master imagination-defying acrobatics while also telling powerful stories? Yeah, we’ve wondered that for a while too. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to answer that for you at our Talent Innovation Summit. What we can give you, however, is a look at the magic behind their remarkable candidate experience.

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.

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5 Tips for Writing An Irresistible Cold Recruitment E-mail

Social Talent

If you are a recruiter working on hard to fill positions, chances are you have cold called and emailed hundreds of candidates. Most recruiters I know have 10–15% conversion rates on emails. If marketers and sales people had a similar conversion rate, they would be out of their jobs soon!

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The candidate response that nearly made me cry

Greg Savage

Last week, I was sitting opposite a recruiter in the Consult Recruitment Newmarket office, in Auckland. She had just called a candidate in response to her application. The candidate burst into tears. “I have applied for hundreds of jobs, and you are the first one to respond!”


AI Makes Recruiting Simple


With the vast number of applications available for staffing companies to use, it can be quite cumbersome and time consuming for recruiters to manually parse through millions of resumes to find top tier talent.

How to Safeguard Your Company from This Top Employee Flight Risk


Retention and engagement are on the minds of every employer. Given that turnover can cost tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5 – 2.0 times the annual salary of an employee, it’s understandable. So what causes employees to leave?

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.

5 Simple Ways To Engage With Your Employees

Social Talent

Yesterday we talked about how important it is to challenge your workforce and how it helps to keep your employees engaged in the long run. Today, we’re going to give you 5 examples of how to do just that! Some businesses struggle to engage with their employees.

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The Shift into A.I. Recruiting


I’m proud to introduce our guest blogger this month, Jack Spain , our business and partnership development lead.

Four ways to use social recruiting in finance and insurance services to find that next great hire


For financial services companies, the ‘ Path to success involves finding those bright, innovative minds ’. But with unemployment rates in the 2% range, where are you going to find those creative, innovative, talented minds? They aren’t sitting home waiting for a call.

4 Steps to Hiring More Women in Tech


The tech industry has historically been notorious for its lack of gender diversity. And while things are definitely changing for the better, the lack of women in tech roles is definitely still an issue. In fact, as recently as 2015, women made up just 25 percent of computer-related occupations.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

Workers Who Feel Challenged Are More Engaged (Infographic)

Social Talent

Keeping Employees Engaged. Employees who are challenged regularly are more engaged in their work according to a recent study. Assigning your employees with tasks will motivate them in the long scheme of things, and will ultimately add to their development.

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Believe It or Not, 75% of HR Managers Have Found Lies on Resumes

Recruiting Daily

It’s not a surprise that job candidates embellish, fib, or resort to outright lies on resumes. What IS a bit shocking is how frequently they do it. According to the latest survey from CareerBuilder, 3 in 4 HR managers — a whopping 75 percent — say they have caught lies on resumes.

Enhance Your Onboarding System in 3 Steps


You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Enhance Your Onboarding System in 3 Steps. September 13, 2017. Onboarding begins on day one and can make or break a new hire’s experience with a company. It also sets the tone for their level of productivity and caliber of work done.

How Google for Jobs is Breaking Talent Acquisition’s Biggest Pet Peeve

Fistful of Talent

Okay, Google for Jobs in changing the world!!! We can all lose our minds now and freak out! You’ve probably already seen a huge shift in your applicant traffic. I’ve spoken to some corporate talent acquisition leaders that are seeing up to a 60% shift in applicant traffic because of Google for Jobs. Most of the traffic loss is coming from Indeed, which makes sense as Indeed jobs are not being “indexed” in Google for Jobs.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

20 Creative (And Affordable) Ideas For Employee Recognition [SlideShare]


This awesome slideshow provided by our friends at Point Recognition includes 20 creative (and affordable) ideas for employee recognition. Building Culture Employer branding Employment Market Infographic Leading People

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Best Practices for Job Postings – Aligning Brand with SEO


How long will a job seeker spend reading my job posting? Let’s find out how to make it 5 minutes well spent… Over the years, job postings have evolved from a barrage of keywords to an inspiring story of what might be.

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ASA Survey Shows Role for Staffing and Recruiting Companies During Transition to Gig Economy


ASA survey points out that the gig economy presents staffing and recruiting companies with a unique opportunity to engage with clients. Hiring and Recruiting hiring trends staffing and recruiting

7 Reasons Why Recruitment Marketing Is So Hot


A recent report from Aptitude Research Partners suggested that as many as “70% of companies are planning to invest in Recruitment Marketing technology over the next 12 months”. Why is that?

Competing for Talent in the Digital Age

New insights on the winning tactics progressive companies use to attract candidates with in-demand digital skills.

What Can You Do to Really Impress a Job Interviewer

Recruiting Blogs

Making a strong impression during an interview makes or breaks your chances at landing a job. Being called in for an interview is always a good sign. Based on what the employer has seen on a resume, he/she thinks you might be a good fit.

Get More Applicants from Your Careers Site with JobChat


You know you’re getting plenty of traffic to your careers site, the analytics dashboard couldn’t be wrong.could it? But something isn’t right here. Even though your careers site is mobile optimized and easy to use most of your visitors are leaving without completing an application.

Brené Brown, Tim Gunn, and More to Keynote at Talent Connect 2017

Linkedin Talent Blog

When you think back on a conference like Talent Connect , you remember the people, the venue, the buzz—but it’s the “ah-ha” moments that always stick out: those speeches where something clicks and you suddenly see things in a new way.

Why Is PTO Still A Damn Nightmare?

Fistful of Talent

Vincent Price would LOVE our sick and vacation policies… If the C-Suite is still pushing back on keeping archaic vacation and sick programs, you need to quit that organization. Pronto. Seriously, great HR pros, you need to contemplate quitting organizations that won’t change.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.


Recruiting Blogs

When someone applies for a job, there are certain things potential candidates will expect from the hiring manager during the hiring process. Often the employer’s wants/needs are highlighted while those of job seekers are overshadowed.

Talent Innovation Summit Countdown: Inside GoDaddy's Diversity Transformation Story


A few years ago, GoDaddy was renowned worldwide as the go-to domain registrar, a nearly billion dollar company that you could always count on for bold advertisements. Today, there’s so much more to their story. GoDaddy is known by many as an exceptionally inclusive environment, one that celebrates and empowers women in particular. Events

Bored with Boards

NPA Worldwide

Our guest blogger is Gregg Whitt with Professional Personnel Associates in Clemson, South Carolina. Gregg is a longtime member of NPAworldwide, currently serving on the board of directors.

Best Cities for Jobs, 2017: How Employers Can Stand Out

Glassdoor for Employers

Glassdoor has just released the Best Cities for Jobs in 2017, which ranks the top U.S. cities according to their Glassdoor City Score, a figure determined by weighing three factors equally: how easy it is to get a job, how affordable it is to live there, and how satisfied employees are working there.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.