2021

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Beware the recruitment ‘Valley of Death’!

Greg Savage

The candidate shortage is well documented. The follow-on effects of changing candidate behaviour, ghosting and counteroffers are almost universal, and I have addressed them several times. You are facing it too, every day. Recruiters must change their inputs if they want to change the outputs. That means doubling down on questioning, relationship-building, avoiding assumptions and […].

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Five Effective Strategies to Optimize Your High-Volume Hiring

Recruitics

High-volume hiring comes with its own unique set of challenges. Throw in a global pandemic? You've magnified your hurdles. In a recent survey of 420 recruiting professionals at the talent acquisition director level or above, 65 percent said they have "high volume hiring demands, defined in the study as needing to fill over 1,000 positions in a short period of time or receiving more than 1,000 applications per position.

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The crucial new candidate tactic – above all else

Greg Savage

There is so much angst about random candidate behaviour right now. ‘Erratic, mind-changing, counteroffers, ghosting.’ The response from most recruiters has been predictable. Change nothing – yet hope for candidates to change. Good luck with that plan. If ever we needed proof that recruiting requires a dynamic, evolving skill set, Covid provided that.

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Improve Your Talent Acquisition Process in 5 Steps | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

The talent acquisition process is not as simple as it may seem. Many might think it’s just screening candidates — but recruiters and HR professionals know better. Talent acquisition strategy includes recruiting, screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding. With effective talent acquisition strategies, recruiters and candidate sourcers are able to think ahead and stay on the lookout for top talent.

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Hiring for Culture Fit: Align Your Values, Roles and Candidates

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Is the term “culture” just a buzzword tossed around at your organization, or have you delved into the core values and behaviors that truly define a good fit for your company? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, an I-O Psychologist, will share a proven framework to identify the essential traits that contribute to a seamless fit within your unique culture, not just in your current successful employees but also in prospective candidates.

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Why Should You Localize The Entire Candidate Journey?

TalentLyft

In his book Hacking Growth, Seal Ellis talks about his experiences of taking companies to the next level. More specifically, for anyone unfamiliar with the work of Sean Ellis, he is probably the reason you've heard about Dropbox as a standard for cloud-based file sharing. But Dropbox aside, there is one thing that sparked my interest while reading the book.

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How to Protect Yourself From Candidate Backouts

FireFish Software

You’d think flaky candidates are a thing of the past now that we’re in a job-short market, but unfortunately, backouts are even more common now than before the Covid-19 crisis.

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Celebrate With Me? Three Years of Three Ears

Katrina Kibben

Thank you for showing up, sharing, and being a part of what Three Ears Media has become and is becoming. Celebrate with me? The post Celebrate With Me? Three Years of Three Ears appeared first on Blog.

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What’s Behind the Great Resignation?

The Staffing Stream

Over the past year, we’ve watched with more than a little whiplash as LinkedIn profiles have swung from “Open to Work!” to “I’m Hiring!” in the blink of an eye.

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Talent Management Stats For HR Professionals | Red Branch Media

marenated

Red Branch Media writes over 1000 content pieces annually about recruiting. We scour the internet for statistics that will support our educational and informational content on talent management. Please properly credit the source of the statistic (linked) when using it in your own work. . TALENT MANAGEMENT BREAKDOWN: Talent management is defined as the process HR takes to attract, develop, motivate, and retain employees. .

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Benefits of working remotely: UK workers get back an hour a day – and they like it

Workable

Because of that seismic change, we included questions around remote work in our Great Discontent survey, which surveyed 500 workers in the UK on what matters to them in a job. And we have interesting findings for you on what the benefits of working remotely are, whether remote work is indeed happening, and how important it is to workers in the UK. And we have interesting findings for you, starting with a matter-of-fact comment from one respondent: “Whilst financial recompense is an important fac

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Automation vs. Augmentation: How Talent Acquisition Benefits From AI

Ideal

What is the difference between automation vs. augmentation? Is a machine smarter than a human when it comes to evaluating talent? Talent acquisition professionals have been reaping the benefits of AI-based talent intelligence for years, but one of the most consistent barriers to innovative products is misinformation. An automated resume screening system has become commonplace over the last few years, but some misconceptions have stopped organizational leaders from considering the benefits, or im

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11 Tips For Recruiting on LinkedIn in 2022 on Beyond

AkkenCloud

Recruiting on LinkedIn is a fast-paced and ever-changing process. What recruiting strategies work today may not work tomorrow. Luckily, social media has changed recruiting by providing an excellent platform for recruiting strategies like sharing industry knowledge and events with potential hires, networking to make valuable contacts and develop relationships, and hiring employees with ease.

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Recruiters: Better results, longer careers…

Greg Savage

Often recruiters underperform, fail, or change jobs because of a lack of good training. And you are going to find hiring recruiters harder than ever before. So, good news. I have developed a new concept to support recruiter training and recruitment manager development. A unique library of the best Savage Recruitment training, including my last […].

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Hybrid Work: Transform Your Workplace with Security and Collaboration

TalentCulture - Recruiting

The future of work is hybrid–with over 50 percent of people saying they’d prefer to work from home at least three days per week. But many workplaces don’t have the […]. The post Hybrid Work: Transform Your Workplace with Security and Collaboration appeared first on TalentCulture.

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What Employers Should Be Doing to Support the Mental Health of Their Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Mental health in the workplace seems to be on everyone’s mind these days – from skyrocketing burnout to the “Great Resignation,” we know we have a problem. The good news is that organizations around the globe finally realize that mental health support is a critical measure of business and organizational success. The pandemic may have increased awareness of this global problem, but mental health challenges have been common for a very long time.

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What are you doing to ensure your contingent labor is as diverse as your employee base

Recruiting Brief Submitted Articles

Companies today know the importance of having a strong Diversity and Inclusion program. Having a diverse workforce is a key driver for success, innovation, retention, and attracting top talent.

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Coca-Cola’s “Be Less White” Diversity Fiasco

Ongig

Sometimes a brand can fall with just a few sloppily written words. For Coca-Cola, those words were “be less white” On February 19, a Coca-Cola diversity training suggesting employees try to “be less white” caused quite a stir. Dr. Karlyn Borysenko was the first to tweet screenshots from the training (meant to promote diversity at Coca-Cola).

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Future-proof your I-9 compliance for 2024

Speaker: Join I-9 Experts:

Got I-9 compliance on your mind? Spending endless amounts of time ensuring you stay compliant? Get your questions answered with an expert panel from WorkBright. During this one-hour webinar, Workbright will dive deep into I-9 best practices, navigate the nuances of the new 2023 'alternative procedure,' and learn actionable ways to ensure your audit trail is squeaky clean.

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Software Engineer Job Posts: A How-To

Katrina Kibben

By far, software engineer job posts are the most challenging to write. How do you write technical content without ever doing the job? The post Software Engineer Job Posts: A How-To appeared first on Katrina Kibben's Blog.

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Enjoy the Operators While They Last #OSINT

Boolean Strings

The LinkedIn hidden search operators are back! Nobody knows for how long they will work this time (we enjoyed them for a year and a half a while back). But they offer any LinkedIn user, whether basic or paid, significant searching power and a filter unavailable with any subscription. LinkedIn never documented the operators, apart from the less-useful firstname:, lastname:, title:, company:, and school: (all achievable via the advanced dialog).

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11 Remote Work Hacks To Increase Productivity

Transformify - Recruiting

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a wind of change as business industries were obliged to make the big shift to work from home. It can even be more challenging since everyone is confined to quarantine as an individual effort to minimize the contagion. Despite the threat of cabin fever, this new work lifestyle has gained warm appreciation from transposed employees.

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The rules of talent engagement are changing: What’s new now?

Workable

The old rules of talent attraction. The employer posts the job, you apply, beg for a job, and then, if lucky, the employer will offer you the job. If you’re brave, you can negotiate the salary up a bit, but it’s pretty much a take-it-or-leave-it situation. Job interviews were like dog-and-pony shows where candidates tried to impress judges, and the judges didn’t feel obligated to try to impress the candidate.

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HR Pro Playbook: How to Navigate Global Workforce Expansion with Confidence

Speaker: Daniel Grace & Audra Bright

Have you just been told you need to hire employees in another country? 🌎 That's a huge undertaking! It involves navigating a complex landscape of diverse regulations, cultural differences, legal requirements, and currencies. If anything goes wrong, you risk your company's financials, growth, and reputation. 📊 🌟 To help ensure a successful global expansion and mitigate potential non-compliance consequences, this exclusive webinar features Daniel Grace, International HR Con

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How to Make the Right Executive Hire

Undercover Recruiter

Last year, many executives opted for early retirement when COVID-19 hit. Others were let go by their companies due to perceived redundancy in roles or the need for financial cutbacks. More than a year later, the economy is bouncing back and companies (both new and old) are trying to recruit quality leaders. And they’re discovering… How to Make the Right Executive Hire Undercover Recruiter -.

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6 Smart Sales Strategies For Staffing and Recruiting Agencies

AkkenCloud

The process of finding, identifying, and reaching out to potential sales is called prospecting. Prospects can be contacted through cold calls or emails for them not only to become aware of your product. But also to take action by getting you back with their contact information so that a relationship may start building from there. There are many sales strategies for staffing agencies that salespeople use to find potential sales.

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Recruiters, do not demean yourselves.

Greg Savage

Often people outside recruitment like to mock the industry. Usually deeply ill-informed, it’s still not fun to be on the receiving end. However, there is a widespread phrase used by many inside recruitment, which undermines everything we do. It’s a throwaway line. Breezy and easy and, on the surface not offensive, or even controversial. I […].

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How to Unlock The Full Potential of 360-Degree Feedback

TalentCulture - Recruiting

With the increased need for upskilling employees, research shows that alignment between managers and employees is essential for igniting employee development. Most importantly, 360-degree-feedback, when paired with the right learning […]. The post How to Unlock The Full Potential of 360-Degree Feedback appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Moving Forward in HR and Recruiting Uncertainty

An era of uncertainty has arrived in recruiting. The unpredictability that exists in the labor market can make it difficult for employers to know how they should respond in this environment. Despite the turbulence, recruiting professionals should be encouraged by recent trends. Applications per job are up over the last year across companies of all sizes, and more than half of all recruiters expect their teams to grow in the next year, with nearly two-thirds expecting their recruiting budgets to

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Employers’ Top 5 COVID-19 Vaccination Questions Answered

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The introduction of COVID-19 vaccines has created many questions in the workplace for employers. In this alert, we address five of the most popular vaccine-related questions, including vaccine mandates, mask mandates, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations. Source: M-Foto / shutterstock. 1. Once the COVID-19 vaccine is fully authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), may non-healthcare employers mandate that employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination and terminate em

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Talent acquisition and the Great Resignation: real, actionable strategies

Recruiting Brief Submitted Articles

Could you summarize, please? You got it. Here’s what this post will cover: The Great Resignation is real, and is already here Key reasons behind the Great Resignation include a desire for flexibility, a dissatisfaction with the standard work model, and an increasing interest in freelance work.

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50+ Companies Celebrating Pride Month [w/ tweets, events, hashtags & more]

Ongig

In the spirit of being LGBTQIA+ inclusive, I found 50+ companies celebrating pride month. These co.s are getting creative with pride hashtags, pride month products, pride month events, employee spotlights & more. Here are 50+ examples of companies celebrating pride month in different ways (not just creating pride month logos): Companies celebrating Pride Month with videos.

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