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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.

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.

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.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

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.)

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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 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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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.

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.”

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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).

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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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 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?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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.

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.

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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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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Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

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 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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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

Glassdoor’s 2015 Recruiting Metrics: Revealed

Glassdoor for Employers

It’s planning time! It’s time to figure out your 2016 recruiting goals, strategies and tactics. It’s also time to nail down the budget and resources you need to hit those goals. And of course, you aren’t done until you’ve convinced your boss that your budget requests are reasonable.

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.

The two ‘must have’ traits of the future-recruiter

Greg Savage

Most Agency recruiters today are dinosaurs. To ensure survival, and indeed prosperity, every recruiter needs these two key attributes. Have you got them?

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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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.

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.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Are the kids really alright?

The Whiteboard

I try and stay positive. Recruitment has a habit of beating you down occasionally, but to last in this industry, you have to have hope. Hope that a candidate shows up to an interview. Hope that the offer is sufficient.

Oregon Ban The Box Legislation

ExactHire Recruiting

As we approach the final quarter of 2015, it is never too early to start preparing for new legislation that will affect hiring practices in 2016. Effective January 1, 2016, Oregon will become the newest state to implement “Ban the Box” legislation for both public and private sector employment.

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.