Sat.Feb 10, 2018 - Fri.Feb 16, 2018

3 wrong responses to recruitment change. And one smart one.

Greg Savage

It’s obvious. Much of recruitment is changing, very fast. We may not like it, but that is the fact. Technology most obviously, but also candidate behavior and client expectations. And of course the rapid onset of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in recruitment. More than ‘on its way’.

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Succession Planning: Think Ahead to Maximize Internal Recruiting


There’s no doubt about it: hiring is becoming more competitive every day. Many organizations are focusing on growth, but there’s only so much skilled talent to go around. Succession planning can help you fill your talent pipeline with strong internal talent, so you can make the most of the workforce you already have. The trick is getting great talent into your organization early in their careers, and developing them into the future leaders your organization needs. Recruitment process

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New Intern Test Could Mean Good News for HR/Talent-acquisition professionals


HR professionals have been struggling with wage and hour class-action lawsuits brought by interns claiming they were misclassified and entitled to wages for their work as employees.

A Recruiter’s Worst Enemy

ERE SourceCon

The worst enemy of any recruiter or sourcer is not the candidate, hiring manager or competitor. Not even time is our biggest enemy. The worst enemy of every recruiter is a habit. Habits are far worse than any mistakes we make.

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.

What Should Recruiters Expect From Their Robot Colleagues?

Social Talent

How AI Is Impacting Recruitment? When recruitment professionals talk about the rise of automation and increased use of AI, it’s not usually a happy conversation. Many express their fear for the future and see automation as a force that destroys jobs.

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5 Secret Recruiting Tips from HR & Recruiting Pros

Glassdoor for Employers

Are you tired of toughing it out during a recruitment lull? Work smarter, not harder,” only solves so many problems when you’re. Featured Talent Acquisition Candidates Hiring Interviews Recruiting Recruiting Tips

Sourcing Different Languages in Europe

ERE SourceCon

As you might know, the European Union includes, at the moment, 28 countries and speaks more than 36 different languages. How we understand each other is a mystery for many other regions of the world, as the official languages of this economically and politically united area are more than diverse.

Is Your HR Department a HR Center of Excellence? Find out!

Fistful of Talent

Today at FOT I get to announce a new sponsor, Paycor, and I get to announce to our audience something really cool that Paycor is doing with the launch of their HR Center of Excellence (HR COE) site! It’s a must-see for sure!

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Do This Not That: The Candidate


There are countless resources available for job applicants who are looking to ace their next interview, yet still candidates still come to interviews unprepared, overconfident, and underwhelming. How can this be?

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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.

Adopt Same-Day Hiring or Lose Your Top Candidates With Multiple Offers


Heads up: you are probably unwittingly damaging your firm’s hiring results. Slow hiring during periods of record low employment means that top candidates will be gone long before you make an offer.

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The Sourcing Guild

ERE SourceCon

Stranger Things is a Netflix Phenomenon, a dark, otherworldly adventure centered around a group of middle school kids who play Dungeons and Dragons. This scenario is based in the 1980s, way before the time of Baldur’s Gate and the abundant D&D video games out there today.

Creatively Critical and Critically Creative—A Different Way of Thinking

Fistful of Talent

I recently had a wonderful conversation with a colleague who was asked to create a training program for our organization that would teach and foster “Critical Thinking”. The request makes perfect sense. We want to nurture the minds of our workforce so they are able to think critically. Or do we?

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10 TV & Movie Characters Who Have The Easiest Jobs on Earth

Social Talent

There are some TV and movie characters whose jobs you wouldn’t envy in any way, shape or form. Think Tony Soprano, Jack Bauer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the list is endless.

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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.

Short of Technicians, We’re Trying Virtual Reality


Over the next four years there will be a shortage of about 15,000 technical professionals in the Netherlands. At our Dutch, 7,000-employee energy company Alliander, we have 700 openings annually.

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How Sourcing is Related to South Africa’s Big Five

ERE SourceCon

One of South Africa’s many tourism drawcards has to be that the “Big Five” reside within our borders. I spend a lot of time in the bush, and we are sometimes even lucky enough to see the Big Five in one day!

3 Talent Trends HR Shares with The Winter Olympics

Fistful of Talent

The Olympics. The beauty. The drama. The similarities to our work world. The 2018 Winter Olympics are just beginning, but the anticipation of great competition and hyper-sports analogies are in full blast. And all the Tonya and Nancy memories. Seems like just yesterday.

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Everything You Need to Know About Recruitment Agency Branding & Social Media

Social Talent

At this stage of the game, there’s no need to make an argument on behalf of recruitment agencies needing a strong brand. That argument has been long won. As has the argument which says that the best way to create and sustain this brand is through online social and professional networks.

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.

The 7-Stage Framework for Developing an Award-Winning Candidate Experience


Candidates are indeed our customers, as found by Virgin Media when it realized that 18 percent of its rejected candidates were also customers, and costs due to poor candidate experience added up to $5.4 million in revenue. Candidate Experience Featured

Headcount Heroes: How Our Recruiters Dove into Funnel Metrics to Boost Efficiency


Our recruiting team gets to use a software that they love, one that helps them work more efficiently and effectively (yep, it’s the one you’re thinking of). Still, leveraging a great ATS is only half the battle - our team also digs into data to fine-tune each stage of their recruiting process. Recruitment process

Email is Where Your Strategy Goes to Die

Fistful of Talent

In my last article, Turn Your Talent Failures into Wins – Part 1 , we dove into how our best intentions of planning for the New Year go just as well as our plan for using our gym memberships – they don’t.

Sourcing Salaries With Stack Overflow

ERE SourceCon

Finding salaries with Stack Overflow using their salary calculator or use their Kaggle dataset to get insights. Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Search Techniques Social Sourcing & Recruiting Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

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.

The Power of Visibility as a Recruiter


Why is it so hard to find us, and consequently, get a hold of us as recruiters? Let us be better. Let us be easy to reach. Let us harness the power of visibility to drive our results. Agency Recruiting Corporate Recruiting Recruiting training Featured

Targeting Passive Candidates Who Are Ready to Make a Move


Recruiters face two key challenges when reaching out to in-demand but passive candidates for tech jobs. First, they need to create personalized messaging that is likely to grab—and hold—the attention of these busy professionals. That’s difficult enough. But they also need to deploy their outreach at just the right time if they want to get results. That’s much, much harder to do. Or is it?

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It’s Tough at the Top

The Whiteboard

This week saw the resignation of Leader of the Opposition and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Bill English.

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Nokia’s Head of Diversity: How We Leveled The Playing Field For Women in STEM

Glassdoor for Employers

Top global telecommunications giant, Nokia, takes workplace diversity extremely seriously. Their purpose is to create technology that is connecting the world, but. Customer Success Employee Engagement Nokia women in tech

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.