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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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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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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Top Tips on Staying Ahead in the Candidates Market

Recruiting Brief Submitted Articles

If you’ve ever been curious about what a candidate’s market looks like, there’s never been a clearer example than what we’re seeing now. The most recent jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed an all-time high of 9.2 million open jobs in the U.S. That is a lot of jobs. In fact, it’s roughly 33% higher than any pre-pandemic number and represents significant increase in labor market demand.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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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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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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3 Ways to Practice Empathetic Leadership with a Virtual Team

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Toxic leadership is the main reason why employees leave their jobs. In order to become truly exceptional, those in charge must practice empathetic leadership. Empathy is the ability to feel […]. The post 3 Ways to Practice Empathetic Leadership with a Virtual Team appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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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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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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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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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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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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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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 Impact of AI on the Modern Recruitment Landscape

From streamlining the job search process to efficiently navigating the influx of applications, AI-powered tools can revolutionize your recruitment efforts. By combining the efficiency of AI with the expertise of experienced recruiters, you can identify the ideal candidates who not only possess the necessary skills but also align with your company culture.

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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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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

The Muse

What problem-solving skills are, why they’re important, what steps you can take to solve any problem, how to improve your skills, and how to show them off in a job search.

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Campus Recruiting 101: Everything You Need to Know About Campus Recruiting

Rakuna.Co

Campus recruitin is changing with a break-neck speed as recruiters adapt to new trends. To create inventive approaches, one must master the basics. Read on to learn all you need to know about campus hiring.

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Why Organizational Culture Is a Competitive Differentiator 

Achievers - Recruiting

“You know, as most entrepreneurs do, that a company is only as good as its people. The hard part is actually building the team that will embody your organizational culture and propel you forward.” — Kathryn Minshew, Founder & CEO at The Muse . Organizational culture doesn’t mean that you own the trendiest or coolest business — it means that you operate a positive workplace with a strong values and an even stronger identity, a place that drives business success. .

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Ten Minute Onboarding: A High-Volume Hiring Formula

Speaker: Speakers

Transform hiring with Ten Minute Onboarding, the formula to hire fast, maximize efficiency, and ensure compliance. Learn how top employers: Reduce Candidate Dropoff: Improve retention and reduce hiring costs with engaging onboarding. Increase Operational Efficiency: Save time and labor with streamlined processes. Ensure Compliance: Minimize liability and avoid fines with accurate onboarding.

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3 Hybrid Workforce Variations: Choosing the One That’s Right for You

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Many use hybrid as an umbrella term to indicate a mix of remote and in-office employees. They also use the term blended employees. These are employees who work in-office some […]. The post 3 Hybrid Workforce Variations: Choosing the One That’s Right for You appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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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LinkedIn Profile SEO: How to Be Found

Boolean Strings

Based on my experience sourcing on LinkedIn , here is a list of profile hacks. To be found more often, both on LinkedIn and LinkedIn Recruiter, do this: When you enter your data, follow prompts and selections – do not enter unusually spelled names. Use your industry, not your company’s. Your companies should point to company pages on LinkedIn; same for schools.

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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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Cracking the Culture Code: Interviewing for Culture Fit

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

Join Dr. Craig Ellis, an I-O Psychologist, for this live webinar as he guides you through an objective interview process that will help your team assess candidate's alignment with your organizational culture. Space is limited, register today!

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Owning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience

Undercover Recruiter

Companies often believe candidate experience begins and ends with the job application on your website. It definitely does include the job app, but there’s so much more to the hiring experience that deserves close attention. To create an overall amazing hiring experience, you first have to define its wider boundaries. The experience starts when people… Owning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience Undercover Recruiter -.

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The magic of a qualified Job-Order

Greg Savage

Candidate shortages, huh? We have got to find more candidates! Well, yes, but also, no. How about we start by managing the client and the job order? A much misunderstood and poorly handled recruiter skill is the high art of taking a qualified job order. No job order was ever filled by a candidate […]. The post The Savage Truth first appeared on Greg Savage.

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The Big Quit: Who’s Leaving and Where Are They Going?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

By now we’ve heard of the mass exodus of employees in all industries and the resignation numbers are alarming—95% of employees say they’re ready to leave their organizations; four million Americans have quit since April; 68% say they’ll leave if they have to return to the office; and three million women have already left because they simply can’t “do it all.

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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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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

The Muse

Everyone—but women and minorities in particular—can struggle to speak up or be listened to at work. Here are some tips to make sure your voice is heard in common workplace situations.

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This Is Why the Days of the All-Powerful, Cigar-Puffing CEO Are Gone

Entrepreneur - Workplace Diversity

The 2020s are often compared to the Roaring Twenties -- both decades followed a global pandemic and economic downturn -- but business leadership looks a lot different today.

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Strengthen Franchisee Recruiting Efforts | HiringThing

Hiring Thing

As a franchisor, you entrust your business to a multitude of partners. Each one of your franchisees is responsible for how they recruit and hire employees.