2015

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.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

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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.

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.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

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 acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

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.

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.