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Build a Diverse Workforce with These 5 Best Practices in Mind

ClearCompany Recruiting

Higher revenue, better job performance, a more trusted employer brand, and increased customer base are just a few of the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Calling a candidate to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.

Greg Savage

I placed this status update on LinkedIn the other day. Calling a candidate back to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.’ The response I got will shock you. Or, maybe it won’t.

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How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users.

Top 10 Sites to Post Jobs Online for Free

Recruitics

Recruitment budgets are tricky. As a member of the HR department you’re tasked with not only staying within your budget, but with producing high quality talent that will be the right fit for your organization.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

4 Tips for Humanizing Your Rejection Letters

Lever

No candidate wants to hear that they didn’t get a job after they’ve spent hours applying and interviewing, and no recruiter likes delivering the bad news. After all, recruiters live for the moment of signing a candidate and feeling proud of having matched the candidate to the right opportunity.

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4 Ways to Better Connect with Passive Candidates

Talemetry

Think that passive candidates aren’t where your best hew hires are waiting? Well according to LinkedIn’s 2015 US Recruiting Trends report , globally, 75% of professionals consider themselves “Passive.”

5 Steps To Assess Employer Brand For Small Biz Owners

ExactHire Recruiting

As a leader of a small business, you are likely familiar with the importance of brand as it relates to your business’s profitability and growth.

Do The Social Media Recruitment Tips Still Hold True From 6 Years Ago?

Web Based Recruitment

It’s hard to believe as I write this post that I organised Europe’s first ever Social Media in Recruitment Conference back on the 16th July 2009 (6 years ago today).

10 Biggest Changes to LinkedIn Groups You Really Need to Know About

Social Talent

On October 14th , LinkedIn began undertaking a massive overhaul of its current Groups feature. There are several important changes of note, many of which will directly affect how you use Groups today.

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

The talent landscape has evolved and we're on a mission to help companies evolve with it. I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up!

How to Balance Cultural Fit with Diversity

ClearCompany Recruiting

Hire for cultural fit, but make sure there’s room for diversity. Because with a strong company culture, employees are happier and more productive and diverse teams outperform less diverse teams by an average of 35%. It’s decided: teams are to hire similar people with many differences. Confused yet?

Have YOU got the DNA of a modern recruiter?

Greg Savage

There has been endless talk about the future of recruitment, and I have suggested that there are brilliant opportunities for recruitment companies, if they make the right changes. But what about the desk recruiter? The foot soldier?

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Important Facebook Graph Search Developments

Boolean Black Belt

It is difficult to ignore the potential of Facebook when it comes to sourcing and recruiting given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. When Graph Search was introduced back in 2013, it was an amazingly powerful people sourcing tool.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Top 10 HR Conferences to Attend in 2016

Recruitics

With November now underway and the holiday season rapidly approaching many will begin to look to the year ahead. As you begin to ponder your New Year’s resolutions, remember to set the important goal of keeping up-to-date on, and ahead of, industry trends and best practices.

How Lyft Hired for Hypergrowth: 19 Key Insights

Lever

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Ron Storn, VP of People at Lyft (You can listen to the full recording here ). He offered fascinating insights into how he oversaw Recruiting and HR as Lyft grew from 85 to 350 people in a mere 15 months.

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Giving LinkedIn Premium a Side Step

The Whiteboard

Hands up if you have still managed to resist the need to pay for Premium LinkedIn products? Assuming that most of the readers of this post will be HR or Recruiter types of some shape or form (and also perhaps my Mum. Hi Mum.)

Building Your Employer Brand To Attract the Right Talent

Talemetry

When you think of a "brand" you typically think of how a company presents themselves to their customers. Many brands boil down to one word. employer branding

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Trending: Reverse Job Fairs

ExactHire Recruiting

Money makes the world go ‘round. And time is money. So it is no wonder that companies and job seekers alike look for ways to save time and money in finding the right employer-employee match.

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The Theory of (Questioning) Everything

HarQen

The Theory of Everything details the life and career of Stephen Hawking. One of the great takeaways from Mr. Hawking is he’s not afraid to question what others recognize as fact, nor is he averse to re-examining facts he believed to be true. Nothing is above being re-examined.

The Secret to Fantastic Candidate Engagement Great Recruiters Don’t Tell You

Social Talent

How many unread emails do you currently have in your inbox? I have 12.

Andy Headworth – Social Media Recruitment Book Launch

Web Based Recruitment

I was fortunate to be invited to attend a private book launch party last night. It was hosted by Andy Headworth who is the author of a brand new book called Social Media Recruitment.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Why You Shouldn’t Always Treat Candidates like Customers

ClearCompany Recruiting

There has always been deluge of advice asking employers to treat their candidates like customers.

Revenue is vanity. Profit is sanity. Cash is reality.

Greg Savage

I speak to a lot of business owners and managers. Some green, some very experienced. And I find that many simply do not understand the true financial position of their business. You might be shocked to hear it. Some just don’t ensure accurate, timely financial reporting. I mean no P&L for months!

Insights from LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Survey

Boolean Black Belt

Job boards vs. social media: What’s the most significant source of hire for companies globally?

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Top 10: 2016 Staffing Conferences You Can’t Miss

Recruitics

Each year, American staffing companies hire more than 14 million employees for temporary and contract work, according to the American Staffing Association (ASA). In the U.S.,

Emerging Regulations in the Age of AI

New legislation regulating data use and privacy is on the horizon in many parts of the world and could have ramifications for companies leveraging AI in talent assessment and selection. Waiting until laws regarding AI are crystallized in the legal system will slow down your growth — and your future-readiness. Although we don’t know exactly what data privacy laws will look like in the future, we do understand the principles behind them. Download this eBook to learn how your organization can benefit from the use of AI in talent processes while staying on the right side of legal and ethical considerations.

What Non-Recruiters Don't Know About Recruiting

Lever

Many people start a career recruiting accidentally, because they aren’t sure what else they want. As such, there’s a common misconception that recruiting is a stepping-stone job that almost anyone can be successful in. Recruiting

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How Not To Fire People

The Whiteboard

Surprisingly, and perhaps disappointingly, I’ve never been fired from a job. Surprising, given that a good proportion of my day-to-day behaviour isn’t appropriate for the workplace.

Changing Applicant Tracking Systems? No Problem.

Talemetry

It’s been more than 15 years since the first SaaS applicant tracking systems were introduced. Since then, functionality has matured and technologies have improved.