2015

27 secrets I told the recruiters of Europe

Greg Savage

Last week I told you about the crazy, and cool, goings on at the Evolve Conference in Czech Republic.

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.

Performance-Based Advertising for Jobs

Recruitics

Recruitics is an analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their recruitment marketing strategy.

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.

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 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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2015 Wrap-Up: The Biggest HR & Recruiting Stories of the Year

Leoforce

2015 has been quite a year. The U.S. Women’s National Team won hearts across America as they brought home the World Cup trophy, tween hearts everywhere were broken as Zayn Malik parted ways with the hugely popular boy band One Direction, and many hearts were finally allowed to join together as the U.S Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. The list of monumental events could go on and on.

How Non-Techies Can Find the Right Tech Talent (Infographic)

Social Talent

For anyone within the tech and IT industries, knowing the correct lingo and techno terminology is essential in getting by in your day-to-day job, so how are recruiters supposed to be able to find tech talent if they don’t know the lingo themselves?

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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

Marketing for Non-Marketers: 3 Quick-and-Dirty Survival Tips

Brazen Recruiting

Imagine this: you’ve been tasked with getting candidates to attend an event to learn more about opportunities with your company. This might be an in-person event, a webinar, or an online event — whichever it is, you have to get people there.

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.

Big Data in Surprising Places

Arya Recruiting Robotics

In a world full of rapid technological advances, “big data” has become quite a buzzword in the technology field. But big data is too complex for most industries—it’s only used by those high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, right? Not quite.

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If I started a new recruitment company tomorrow, I would…

Greg Savage

I have started several recruitment businesses, and I invest in new start-ups right now too. But if I were to rush back into the main game, and start a business tomorrow that I intended to run, there are certain things I would do, and others I would not.

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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

Biggest Global Recruiting Trends of 2015 So Far (Infographic)

Social Talent

I think we can all agree that 2015 has absolutely flown by! One minute it was January, the next we ended up here in November! How did that happen so fast?!

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.”

4 Recruiting Resolutions to Make in 2016 [Infographic]

Brazen Recruiting

The road to (recruiting) hell is paved with good intentions. You may have meant to close the loop with all of your candidates in 2015, but there were just so many of them! And you’re so busy!

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Robot-Human Teamwork: Feasible or Fantasy?

Arya Recruiting Robotics

The topics of robotics and automation technology evoke strong emotions. You’re either pro-robot or pro-human.

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.

Hey stupid! Pick up the phone.

Greg Savage



The battle for quality, unique candidates is starting to resemble a cage fight. 

Why Why do so many recruiters treat it as though they are in a pillow fight? I am not easy to shock. Especially when it comes to recruiters and recruitment.

10 Diversity Hiring Statistics That Will Make You Think

ClearCompany Recruiting

Companies need diversity. It helps them think with a wider breadth of perspectives, makes them look better to the public eye, and gives them access to the potential revenue gains from employing people who can contribute different things to the companies they work for. Still, many hiring managers and people in charge don’t see hiring diversity as an issue. For those who think it’s not a problem, here are ten reasons why they need to change their mind about diversity hiring. diversity hiring

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.

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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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.