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Focusing On The Future: HR Trends for 2016

BrightMove

2015 has almost come to a close. While the holiday season is typically viewed as a more “quiet” time in the corporate world, it can also be a great opportunity for businesses to recruit top talent to hit the ground running for next year.

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How to Avoid the 3 Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

Recruiting Toolbox

John Vlastelica shared his thoughts on engaging hiring managers on the LinkedIn Talent Talent Blog. link].

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Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

Greg Savage

This has become a cause of great hilarity for me, to be honest. So many buffoons predicting the demise of recruiters.

Facebook’s Hiring Surprise is Good For Sourcing & Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Nearly a year ago I stumbled across an interesting post on LinkedIn that revealed that Facebook’s single biggest recruiting focus was NOT what most people would assume. Can you guess what it might be? Software engineering? Infrastructure? Wrong. People and recruiting? Not even close.

4 Templates to Enhance Your Candidate Experience

It’s more important than ever to communicate clearly and consistently with candidates, from the moment they submit their application to the moment they’re told whether or not they got the job. Download these templates to step up your communication.

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Three Online Application mistakes that make for a Bad Candidate Experience

Talemetry

According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, a bad candidate experience can negatively impact a company’s ability to recruit quality hires.

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.

5 Recruiting Leaders You Should Be Following on Social Media

BountyJobs

Social media is a major focus for the recruiting industry and recruiting leaders, and is a part of every recruiting trend professionals are talking about for 2016.

How to Choose the Right Staffing Software

Jobscience

If you’ve been tasked with choosing staffing software for your agency, you probably feel in over your head right now. In fact, it’d be surprising if you weren’t at least a little overwhelmed by the process.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

Top 10 Job Interview Questions (with Answers)

Social Talent

The saying goes: “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”, and one of the important aspects of doing well in a job interview is proper preparation. For the most part, many job interviews will be composed of the same common questions, with a few unique extras thrown in depending on the employer.

The Pros and Cons of Employee Turnover

BrightMove

Employee turnover is expensive. Job churn boosts hiring, onboarding, training, and engagement costs. Depending on the level and skill of an employee at separation, you could pay from half to twice the cost of their annual salary to land a good replacement candidate.

New Year, New Goals – Is Social Recruiting on Your List?

Recruiting Toolbox

I hope you had a great holiday season and got some time to relax. As for me, I spent this holiday season enjoying discussions with extended family followed by a vacation to Mexico. When I need to think, lying by the beach with the sun baking away is the best.

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.

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.

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?

Strong Interest In The 2015 Mobile Recruitment Awards

Web Based Recruitment

We are pleased to report that there has been strong interest in our 2015 Mobile Recruitment Awards. Now in their second year the awards will acknowledge those companies leading the way in the use of Mobile Recruitment and at the same time help raise the awareness of Mobile Recruiting best practice.

Why Candidate Experience Will Be More Vital Than Ever in 2016

The Hiring Site

It is no surprise to anyone involved in recruiting that the focus on candidate experience has come around as an agenda item the last few years. Every time you turn around, a new article is talking about talent shortages, skill gaps, and challenging hiring issues.

How Recruitment Marketing Compares to Traditional Marketing

Talemetry

Today’s recruiting professionals would do well to learn traditional marketing tactics and change their recruiting approach accordingly. The results from incorporating more marketing techniques into recruiting and increasing your talent acquisition capabilities can be compelling.

GoToWebinar Test - Employer Branding

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquisitions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset. After you register, you will receive an email from us and from GoToWebinar, providing you with additional details. If you don't receive these emails, please make sure to check your spam folder. In this session you will learn: Organization structures that are used to bring the outside in, Innovation metrics that lead to innovation success, Reward systems that reinforce innovation culture, How to grow talent inside and outside the organization that grows the topline. August 16, 2017, 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMT

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.

The Ultimate Recruiter’s Guide to the People Analytics Debate (And How You Should Use Them) 

BountyJobs

People analytics has been a big term in human resources (HR) and recruitment circles lately, but it’s kind of hard to define. Turning people into numbers, and then claiming to be able to predict their behavior based on those numbers, is a practice that has a tendency to seem unreliable.

4 things millennials want out of work

Jobscience

People tend to talk about millennials a lot when it comes to everything from marketing to leadership, but many older generations are still perplexed by this group, also known as generation Y.

7 Unique Out-Of-Office Emails Recruiters Can Use to Stand Out

Social Talent

Source: PHD Comics. Holiday season is fast approaching, which means that in the next few weeks (like me), you’re bound to be away from you desk and your email account in favour of spending time with your kids, your family, your friends and any other loved ones you may have.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

Empowering the Recruiting Process With Applicant Tracking Software

BrightMove

The hiring process has greatly evolved over the past 100+ years. In the past, the most common way for a company to find a new employee was to put a “Help Wanted” sign in their store window or perhaps an ad in the local newspaper.

This Is Why Candidate’s Won’t Talk to You (Us)

Good To Know

Familiar subject, so please indulge me. A few months ago, a recruiter texted me with an opportunity, one for which I was (and will always be) wildly unqualified for. I led them along for awhile – just because I was bored, and… Continue reading → Recruiters recruiting Recruiter recruiter spam spam Talent Acquisition

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 Employers Can Play by The New Rules of Work

Candidates want careers where they can grow and see their values reflected in the company's mission. As employers, you have to look at potential employees like customers. Download this ebook to learn how you can thrive in the new world of talent.

Personalize Your Applicant Screening Process for Better Results

ClearCompany Recruiting

The hiring process can be nerve-wracking for candidates. They can wait weeks to hear back about jobs, if at all. Good employers make the hiring process as easy on candidates as possible , and this means more than creating automatic forms.

Sourcing: Employee Referral Solicitations

Recruiting Toolbox

The 3 Levels Of Employee Referral Solicitations. Employee referral posters in our hallways? Check. Employee referral program discussed within a new hire’s first few weeks (maybe even during our orientation)? Check.

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.