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Job Postings Are Not Dead (despite what Zappos is doing) – Part 2

Recruiting Toolbox

Somewhere along the line, recruiting technology became ‘self-aware’, allowing organizations to mindlessly post all of their jobs to job boards globally, big and small. It was in the late 90’s and it was pegged as the solution to our sourcing challenges.

The Leprosy of the Recruitment Conference Exhibitor

The Whiteboard

I’m looking for a little bit of feedback today from anyone who has paid for, stood at, and run an expo stand at a conference. Is it really worth the time, effort and money? I ask for two reasons: Last week I popped into the expo stand area of the HRINZ Conference at the Viaduct Event Centre.

14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Twitter’s been around for nearly 8 years and has always been popular in recruiting circles, but there are still plenty of recruiters who don’t use Twitter to its full potential or are simply new to using Twitter for recruiting.

Understanding What Mobile Job Seekers Want From Companies

Web Based Recruitment

I presented a session yesterday at the Recruitment Agency Expo about “Why Recruiters Need To Go Mobile” As a speaker it is always great to get feedback on your presentation and content, however this bit of feedback was rather unexpected! So meet Charlette!

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Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Recruiting and Tools [Part 2]

ClearCompany Recruiting

In part one we covered talent forecasting and the employer brand , along with the tools to support both. The final piece of the recruiting puzzle, is crafting a positive and lasting candidate experience. Any recruiter’s tool of choice in this endeavor is going to be a strong ATS.

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Small Business Bootcamp: More Tips for Successful Hiring

BrightMove

Now that you’re armed with a little more informat […]. Recruiting Software Blog hiring advice hiring tools hiring trends small business small business advice small business hiring SMB

When Is The Best Day To Post a Job?

ApplicantPro

Let’s face it, we are creatures of habit. We have habits we continue to follow, even though the factors that lead to our initial habit no longer exist or are no longer relevant. This fact seems to hold true with Human Resources professionals and their hiring processes.

Forget Mobile Apply – It’s Mobile Connect

Good To Know

There are few buzzwords in the recruitment industry being used with more frequency right now than “mobile” Try it – ask a talent leader at an organization: “What’s your strategy for 2015?” ” I’ll bet they say something along the lines of “mobile social candidate engagement – using big data!” ” And then, I’ll bet they run […]. ATS CRM Mobile Mobile Apply recruiting Recruitment Talent Acquisition Talent Acquistion

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Job Postings Are Not Dead (despite what Zappos is doing) – Part 1

Recruiting Toolbox

Every now and then, a high profile company does something so ground breaking, unique or radical in their talent management strategy that everyone takes notice, often resulting in the question, is this a new trend? Is dead? For example, when Yahoo!

New Zealand Recruitment Wrap Up 2014

The Whiteboard

I’m having to bash today’s blog out in quite a hurry I’m afraid (or maybe that’s a good thing – you decide). Apparently there’s a load of kiwi websites down this morning, and with this blog being one of them, there’s not much time to write.

Sourcing vs. Recruiting – What’s the Difference?

Boolean Black Belt

Why Aren’t You Making It Easy For Me To Apply For Your Jobs?

Web Based Recruitment

As a shopper have you ever seen an advert for a great deal on a product the day after it finished? How annoying is that! Or have you ever seen an advert for a great deal on a product but you can’t make a purchase because you can’t access the website? How annoying is that as well!

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Two Days in the Eye of the Talent Acquisition Storm

Talemetry

I arrived in San Francisco for the HCI Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum on the eve of the storm, Wednesday. Despite the warnings, I couldn’t know what was to come. Talking about the storm. hr technology events

40 Interview Questions that are Way Better Than Real Ones

Social Talent

What do you need to establish when interviewing a potential candidate? – If they have the right skills for the job at hand? Will they fit in with the company’s culture? If they’re suitable for this position at this stage of their career? If they have a good attitude?

10 everyday phrases that basically mean “Get **d”

Greg Savage

We use them, and hear them, all the time. Politely worded little sentences that in fact contain a very clear message. And that message is often highly aggressive, or at best dismissive and derisory.

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3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge in Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

About half of the companies polled in this year’s PayScale Compensation Best Practices Annual Report are having a difficult time filling skilled positions. Popular belief is that these hard-to-fill positions are strictly in the IT field –not so.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Applicant Tracking Basics – Why You Need an ATS

BrightMove

Almost everyone in Human Resources knows what an applic […]. Recruiting Software Blog applicant tracking applicant tracking software applicant tracking system ATS best practices buyers guide system requirements

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Why Every Leader (And Consultant) Should Read Glassdoor

Glassdoor for Employers

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. . Perception is reality, especially when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent.

Wanna Grab a Coffee? Talent Acquisition/ HR Conference Update

Good To Know

Hi there - I tend to bop around the globe from time-to-time, generally for honorable purposes. October, far from the cruelest month, is when I’m at some fall conferences. I’m at three (so far) for the month. If you’re planning on attending any, I’d love to catch up and talk shop, look at tech, etc. […]. HireClix HRTech recruiting Talen Acquisition Talent Connect HR online sourcing Recruitment software engineering jobs Sourcing Talent Acquisition

Free tech recruiting tips, tools and info

Recruiting Toolbox

Looking for free tools and information to help you recruit top tech talent? Introducing The Recruiting Toolbox Tech Resource Page.

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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.

#hiremattpontin Campaign puts Social Recruiting Theory into Practice

The Whiteboard

As most recruiters in New Zealand with the slightest touch of a finger on the pulse know by now, the much vaunted ASB talent acquisition team is being deconstructed into its’ component parts and decentralised into the business.

Excellent New Twitter Talent Sourcing and Recruiting Tool

Boolean Black Belt

Do you leverage Twitter in your sourcing and recruiting efforts? If NO – I strongly recommend you read my 14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting and see the two comments from Matt Chiasson.

What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015?

Web Based Recruitment

From reading various research and prediction type articles over the last few weeks it is clear Recruiters are confident that the number of vacancies in 2015 will continue to rise. However, Recruiters seem less confident in being able to find and attract enough quality candidates to fill those roles.

5 Things That Will Keep HR Up At Night in 2015

The Hiring Site

I host a show called DriveThruHR. I have done 1,000 podcasts where I have asked each guest to tell me what’s keeping them up at night. I’ve decided to bubble those things up to five recurring themes. Here are the five things that will keep you up at night in 2015: 1. Employees.

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What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

26 Crazily Creative Recruitment Ads You Need to See

Social Talent

Visual job descriptions are a very powerful way of engaging candidates and really advertising your job (something we spoke about last week ).

Most recruiters are losing money

Greg Savage

This blog is blunt. It’s about the commercial reality of making money in recruitment. If you run a business, and are making no money, this will probably explain why. Or if you are a recruiter, it could explain why you can hardly scrape by on your income, or why you will get fired. And the […].

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7 Areas to Improve Your Talent Management

ClearCompany Recruiting

The state of work, as it relates to company culture and professional growth, has been weighed and certainly found wanting. As Gallup revealed, only about 13% of the current worldwide workforce are fully engaged in their work.

Winning The Talent War – A 2015 Recruitment Outlook

BrightMove

At a recent recruiting conference, LinkedIn and KPMG ex […]. Recruiting Software Blog employer branding mobile recruiting social media social media recruiting

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".