2014

10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

Greg Savage

Who am I to tell you how you can describe yourself? Nobody. So ignore me at your leisure. On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, […].

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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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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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

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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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.

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.

Stop Making These Recruiter Mistakes

NPA Worldwide

As independent recruiters, it is difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing industry and not get caught up in the standard pitfalls that come with the territory.

What Questions Should I Ask During Virtual Interviews?

Hyrell

Virtual interviews (or video interviews) are no longer a hiring trend—they’re commonplace.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

What were 2014's top talent acquisition and management trends?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at what has been on the talent acquisition and management agenda this year

36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

Greg Savage

Have I done 2,000 client visits? Definitely, at least that many. All over the world.* I did not count them, obviously, but one a week over my career, takes me well over that number. So did I learn anything? I like to think so. Do these resonate with you? Just doing a visit is not […].

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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.

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Sourcing vs. Recruiting – What’s the Difference?

Boolean Black Belt

While you may not know that Balazs Paroczay recently posted a rebuttal of my proposed definition of sourcing , I strongly suggest you read his argument , as I appreciate his perspective as well as the fact that he disagrees with me on the definition of sourcing and I’d like to hear your opinion.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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

What’s The Most Awkward Thing You’ve Ever Done in a Job Interview?

Social Talent

Let’s face it, we can do everything in our power to provide the best candidate experience possible for our interviewees, but the job interview process is, and will forever be, one of the most awkward things a person will ever have to do. It’s just a fact of life.

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.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

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.

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5 Reasons to Avoid Recruiting on LinkedIn

NPA Worldwide

Recently, I read a post on the New York Times’ You’re the Boss blog, entitled Why I Do All My Recruiting on LinkedIn. Employers will read this and some of them will think, “Wow! That’s a GREAT idea!

3 Ways to Update Your Hiring Process for the Digital Age

Hyrell

In our personal lives, we are obsessed with having the latest and greatest technological advancement to hit the market. Whether it is the new smart phone, tablet, or computer, we have to have it.

Sourcing difficulty for key locations based on market conditions

Allegis Global Solutions

'In the latest round of Local Market Analyses released by the Allegis Global Solutions (AGS) Market Analytics team, findings show that 48% of AGS key client markets are likely to face imminent sourcing difficulty in filling positions and another 26% of markets could be facing similar problems in the near future.'

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The secret to candidate acquisition that no-one EVER told you!

Greg Savage

For as long as I remember (and in recruitment, that is a very, very long time) getting good candidates has always been about getting their attention. Way back in the day, all newspapers were bulging with job-classified sections.

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.

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.

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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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

What It Takes to Become a Best Place to Work: Winners Reveal

Glassdoor for Employers

Today, Glassdoor announced the winners of the Employees’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work in the U.S. large employers and SMB s) and in the UK. If you’re trying to figure out how to earn this honor for your company so that you can better recruit then this blog is for you.

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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?

#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.