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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.

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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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

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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.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

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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Talemetry Webinar: Recruitment Marketing Maturity Model

Talemetry

If you missed the Oracle HCM User Group recruitment marketing webinar featuring Talemetry, we''ve got the replay for you! recruitment marketing

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How to: Avoid the Top 10 Job Interview Mistakes (Infographic)

Social Talent

We all know just how awkward a job interview encounter can be. And for those of your that don’t, a. You’re very lucky and b. you have to read THIS POST immediately!

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

3 Types of Impact in Employer Branding

Brandon Hall

About a week and a half ago, I spent some time with the talent acquisition team at one of the hottest startups in Austin, Texas – WP Engine. The last time I met with them six months prior, they had just completed a very successful round of funding and were entering a period of rapid growth.

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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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

Sourcing vs. Recruiting – What’s the Difference?

Boolean Black Belt

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.

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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

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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.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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.

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

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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Top 5 Résumé Fails (Infographic)

Social Talent

We’ve been dispensing a lot of CV and résumé advice over the last couple of weeks, mainly because we believe that better CVs benefit everybody.

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.

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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The Myths, Hype, and Opportunities of Big Data for Recruiting

Brandon Hall

I go to a lot of conferences. Not as many as some, but enough to have grown tired of certain hype-heavy talking points that find their way into seemingly every presentation. Mobile is one, which I’ve written about before.

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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.

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

5 HR Game-Changers That You Need to Know About, Yesterday

ClearCompany Recruiting

Everything about the Human Resources department has changed drastically in the last decade, and the evolution is still going on. The HR tech arms race, as some experts have called it, can be an intense one to keep up in. New and improved technologies are consistently hitting the market.

#dontblameyourATS – A Movement

Recruiting Toolbox

by Ben Gotkin. I’m starting a movement, will you please join me. Far too much over the past several years, a certain inanimate technology has received a lot of grief, being blamed for everything from black-holes to being completely useless.

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#hiremattpontin Campaign puts Social Recruiting Theory into Practice

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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.

500,000 Mobile Job Applications In Only 6 Months!

Web Based Recruitment

If you were wondering if job seekers would search and apply for jobs using mobile then this figure of 500,000 mobile job applications in only 6 months should hopefully go some way in convincing you!

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Getting Away From Unicorns in Job Descriptions

Good To Know

I was reading a really interesting article in Forbes by Lou Adler, who I happen to think is very smart, about a time he helped a client recognize what he was looking to get done, as opposed to looking for a unicorn who could do everything. This is something we encounter a great deal in […]. Human Resources Job Descriptions

My career. Multiple screw-ups, and ONE thing I got right.

Greg Savage

I have had some major highs in a career that is now deep into its 4th decade. Lots of hard work, lots of luck, and plenty of great people, have helped me to some success, which has been fun and lucrative. And I am proud of many milestones along the way, possibly capped by the […].

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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 ).

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

Taking on Tomorrow: 2019 Trends In Technical Recruiting

Speaker: Katrina Kibben, Founder and Principal Consultant, Three Ears Media

The talent market is shrinking every day, especially for technical talent. In response, the HR technology landscape is evolving more quickly than ever with the addition of everything from chat bots to calendar apps. We're finding new ways to streamline, optimize and connect with candidates like we never have before. But the best technical recruiters realize it's not all about the shiny new product - it's about the people.