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

5 Incredibly Easy Ways to Increase Workplace Diversity This Year

Brazen Recruiting

Innovation. Creativity. Problem solving. Healthy work environment. What do all of these have in common? Workplace diversity. More and more businesses are becoming savvy to the idea that diversity in the workplace is a positive business strategy.

Tips for Retaining Your Key Technology Talent

Dice

How hard is it to retain technology professionals? Ridiculously hard, especially with rival companies willing to pay premiums in order to steal away specialized talent.

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!”

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Assessing Recruiters for Grit

The Whiteboard

Hello Friday Whiteboard readers. Today’s blog has already been written, about a topic you might naturally expect me to be commenting upon, but due to some technical issues it has been a little bit delayed.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

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

Talemetry

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.

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

Lever

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

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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By the Numbers: Friday, September 17, 2017

BountyJobs

Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. The Effect of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

4 Questions To Ask Your Employee Who Just Quit

Fistful of Talent

Sometimes it’s a shock when a star employee leaves your company to pursue another opportunity. Sometimes it’s not (and you kinda wanted them to leave, know what I’m sayin’?). Shocked or not, I’m sure you wonder why such a gem of a team member is leaving you in the dust.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

How to Widen Your Talent Pool by Fishing in the Gig Economy

Lever

There are more than 16 million Americans working at least 15 hours per week in a consulting, contract, freelance, or on-call capacity. Many participate in the gig economy as their sole source of income, with 3.2 million of them earning over $100,000 per year. Others participate as a “side hustle,” either to pursue a passion project or help make ends meet. If you’d like to expand your talent pool to reach these less traditional candidates, read on for three tips. Sourcing & Nurture

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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Technology is evolving – What about your recruitment strategy?

Jobscience

Artificial intelligence and big data are forever changing the way organizations do business, and that includes how they find talent. Advanced recruitment software is incorporating powerful, analytics-driven capabilities to make the hiring process faster and more consistently successful. Even as this transformation offers the means for staffers and human resources professionals to thrive in the gig economy, it also raises questions about the future of how they do their jobs.

The One Follow-up Question You’re Missing That Could Cost You a Future Prospect

ERE SourceCon

Hey, I get it. We’ve all done it. When we experience that initial rejection of “No, I’m really not looking right now,” or “I’m actually really happy where I’m at,” we thank a candidate for their time and try not to take up too much more of it.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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

Lever

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.

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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A Startup You’ve Never Heard of Could Be a “Game Changer,” According to Some Big Names in Talent Acquisition

ERE

An obscure Brazilian startup is moving to Florida and along the way is impressing a couple of big names in the talent field. Uncategorized Featured

Why Diversity Sourcing is so Hard

ERE SourceCon

Promoting cultural diversity via talent acquisition has been an initiative we’re all writing into our strategic goals.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

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.

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 stay 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.

Make Job Shadows Part of the Hiring Process

ERE

Finding the right employee for the right job positions an organization to have an appreciating asset. Great employees become more valuable with time.

How Will Technology Play a Role in the Future of Recruiting?

Undercover Recruiter

The rapid pace of technology has transformed many aspects of work, and life for that matter. We are more productive, efficient and innovative because of it, and the recruitment industry has been no exception to it.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

4 Ways to Lead with Mission and Purpose to Attract Informed Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

How to attract and keep great employees engaged by filling them with a sense of purpose. Talent Acquisition Hiring informed candidates Interviews Recruiting

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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3 Critical Startup Roles (That Every Startup Forgets About)

ERE

How do you know which roles are going to help your startup grow? And more importantly, even if you did know the roles, how can you tell who’d be a great fit for each one? Uncategorized Featured

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The Shift into A.I. Recruiting

Leoforce

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

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: The Art of Managing Glassdoor Reviews

Recruiting Daily

When a reporter from a national publication recently cited Glassdoor as a source for his story, it reminded me that the 33 million who flock to Glassdoor each month are more than just job seekers — they’re executives, potential investors, clients, prospects, competitors, and even the media.

SocialTalent: The Future of Work

Social Talent

As you know, we at SocialTalent are planning for the future of work. Our vision is to change how people work and to measure the Return on Learning (ROL). We wouldn’t rush ahead and make a decision without running it by you first!

Firms Can’t Be Competitive Without Strong AI, But Even Apple Struggles to Recruit AI Talent

ERE

If your firm wants to be dominant, it should follow the lead of the world’s most successful firms.

The Shift into A.I. Recruiting

Leoforce

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

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.