2017

‘Exclusive’ candidates will double your billings

Greg Savage

Not long ago I wrote how ‘unique candidates’ are the future of successful recruiting. Indeed, recruiters talk a great deal about securing exclusive job orders (although few recruiters actually know how!) while we should really put equal focus on negotiating exclusivity with highly specialised, in-demand candidates. The rewards for doing so are juicy-sweet. Don’t misunderstand. […].

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How Shopify Revolutionized Proactive Sourcing

Lever

Sourcing is a nonstop grind. Even if you relish the challenge of uncovering fresh talent or personalizing cold reach-outs , it’s soul-crushing when great candidates don’t engage with you. Still, we can promise your hard work will pay off. Just ask the team at Shopify

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Performance Review Questions to Ask Your Employees

ClearCompany Recruiting

Managers don’t necessarily have a knack for management. In fact, a surprising amount of leaders in the workforce are placed in leadership positions without any formal training. When review time rolls around the corner, managers have to be prepared to lead this process effectively and confidently. Don’t shy away from, or rush through employee reviews. Reviews are what you make them.

Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you. Bonus: Don’t have time to check out all the tools? No worries. Download a free PDF version of this guide right here. I want tools that help with: APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEMS. BreezyHR ATS.

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Air Force Research Lab development integrates Internet of Things on to a wearable 3D printed chip

JazzHR

The Internet of Things is, alongside 3D printing, one of the key emerging technologies that should be disrupting the way industry works and the ways that people engage with it over the upcoming years. A recent breakthrough by the Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with American Semiconductor saw these two technologies combined in a pioneering way. 3D Printing Applications

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Social Media For Employer Branding: 7 Tips To Promote Your Employer Brand On LinkedIn

Proactive Talent

With more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn is no doubt one of the world’s largest social and professional networking sites, making it a great talent attraction channel to add to your recruitment marketing machine. So where do you start with your employer brand on LinkedIn?

Worth the (Calculated) Risk: Hiring Executives from Nontraditional Career Paths

Brazen Recruiting

We’ve all seen it: that candidate whose resume doesn’t really match the job requirements, yet there’s something about her overall experience that piques our interest. Perhaps she took a “gap year” after school or between jobs; maybe she spent time working in a completely different field. If we listened to our gut and invited the candidate in for an interview, we may have been impressed with how her unique career path has afforded her a different perspective and approach.

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4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

What Are Passive Candidates? A passive candidate is someone that is employed and who is not actively searching for a new job opportunity. Furthermore, what makes passive candidates interesting is that they’re more than likely not being interviewed by anyone else. Passive candidates are rich with experience and the skills they possess often making them the ideal candidate for any recruiter.

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Here’s What We Know (and Don’t Know) About Google’s New Job Search

ERE

Indeed’s tagline used to be “One search. All jobs.” ” Looks like Google took offense. Advertising & Marketing Classified Searches Google Job Boards Job Postings Featured

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!

The Shift into A.I. Recruiting

Leoforce

I’m proud to introduce our guest blogger this month, Jack Spain , our business and partnership development lead. With over 40 years of experience in the technology field, over 20 years of strategically advising business development and partnerships, 3 published books, and an irrevocable passion for technology and creating strategic business partnerships, we are proud to have Jack and his pristine expertise and leadership on the Leoforce team. Hear his take on the shift into A.I. recruiting.

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The candidate response that nearly made me cry

Greg Savage

Last week, I was sitting opposite a recruiter in the Consult Recruitment Newmarket office, in Auckland. She had just called a candidate in response to her application. The candidate burst into tears. “I have applied for hundreds of jobs, and you are the first one to respond!” ” It almost had me in tears! All recruiters, […]. Candidate care Recruitment Recruitment Skills candidate candidate care candidate management candidates recruitment recruitment skills

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How to Coach Your Team to a Recruiting Touchdown

Lever

This Sunday, my New England Patriots will make their 8th Super Bowl appearance. My mother is from Boston, so I think I entered this world proudly donning a Pats shirt. Love for this team courses through my blood, and it has for as long as I can recall. But this Super Bowl Sunday is special. In three days, my favorite team is competing for the Super Bowl in a stadium I once played in

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How to Convince Management to Give You a Larger Recruiting Budget

ClearCompany Recruiting

Around 62% of companies expect their hiring volume to rise , but only 42% say their recruitment budget will increase. Once again, HR is going to be asked to do more with less. Asking for additional budget, even for a program you really could use, can be daunting. So it’s crucial to be prepared. Recruiting & Sourcing

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Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Software Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

This guide includes over 70 recruiting tools and a filter to help you find the best recruitment software to help run your business. The post Software Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List appeared first on Talent Hero Media

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Is Text Messaging the Future of Recruiting?

JazzHR

Text messaging is becoming an incredibly useful tool for recruiting. What at first glance might seem as a very informal method of communication can actually pay dividends at all stages of the recruitment process. That’s because these days we’re all connected to our phones. In fact, the average person checks their phone more than 150 times a day , and 91 percent of people say that they always have their phone within arm’s reach.

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New Dice Survey Shows How Candidates Job-Hunt

Dice

What does tech talent really want? If you answered, “A boatload of money,” you’re only half-right. Yes, tech professionals appreciate ample compensation for their work. But as many companies have shown over the past few years, even shelling out enormous amounts won’t prevent top employees from fleeing.

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How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. It thrives on structure, consistency, reliability and frequency. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social.

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.

How to Help Your HR Team Recruit Top Talent

Brazen Recruiting

Recruiting isn’t about filling empty chairs with random professionals. As an employer, you need to invest in people who can improve your sales, boost innovation, and ultimately increase your bottom line. But what if your recruiters can’t seem to find the best talent? First, you need to understand why your HR team isn’t always attracting the most talented candidates to your organization.

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5 Fascinating Facts All Recruiters Should Know This Week

Social Talent

All the stories you need to know for the week ahead! Google Jobs. Google are pretty good at being innovative. Sure, the billions of dollars and massive intellectual scope help a bit but the ideas and drive for creating opportunities is what keeps them at the top. Last week, Google hosted thousands of developers for a developers festival that was mirrored in Google offices all over the world. One of the biggest announcements of the week was the introduction of Google Jobs.

Facing a Shortage of Applicants? — Losing Applicants Explained With 5 Ugly Numbers

ERE

It’s an almost universal complaint across both corporations and small businesses around the world. “We We aren’t getting enough applicants and it is hurting our business.” ” This shortage of applications is probably occurring despite the fact that your corporation is well known and that your jobs are exciting. Find out the precise underlying reasons why no one is applying. But, unfortunately, you’ll never know why until you shift to a data-driven approach to recruiting.

5 Must-See Companies at Bullhorn Engage 2017

Recruitics

June is finally here, which means Bullhorn Engage is right around the corner. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the staffing industry conference, which will be held from June 7-9 in Boston, MA. Each year, more than 1,000 staffing leaders from across the country converge at Engage to discuss how to grow their businesses and to learn about new and innovative technologies that can help them take their businesses to the next level.

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.

No, actually, recruitment does NOT build character

Greg Savage

I was chatting to a recruitment company owner the other day, and we were debating about how tough Agency recruitment is as an industry. He went on to say how the rigours of learning the recruitment business was excellent for ‘building character’. And of course he was half right. There is no doubt that Agency […]. Coaching recruiters Hiring Recruiters Leadership Recruiting Recruiters Recruitment

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6 Game-changing Ideas to Differentiate Your Candidate Experience

Lever

83 percent of talent say that a negative experience has changed their mind about a company or role they once liked, while 87 percent of talent say a positive interview experience can change their mind about a company or role they once doubted. Those two stats say it all - a candidate’s experience with your team can truly make or break their decision to join. Candidate experience

15 Communities to Follow to Advance Your HR Career

ClearCompany Recruiting

Human Resources careers aren’t going away. In fact, they’re projected to grow by 9% through 2024, faster than the national average. With all that competition, staying ahead and advancing your HR career is vital. There are many ways to do it, but nothing has more of an impact on your career than networking. As social media becomes more engrained in our lives, it presents opportunities too good to pass up.

Email Marketing For Recruiters: Using Your Existing List to Start a Kickass Newsletter

Talent Hero Media

Why recruiters should use email marketing to engage candidates and clients and how they can use content curation to save time. The post Email Marketing For Recruiters: Using Your Existing List to Start a Kickass Newsletter appeared first on Talent Hero Media

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Four Tips to Recruit and Retain Millennials

JazzHR

Today’s blog post comes from our friends at C UE. CUE provides industry-leading software and services essential to run and streamline your workflow so that you can focus on what you do best, growing your business. We’re happy to have them as a partner and just as happy to have them provide us with today’s blog post so check them out when you get a chance.

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Why 2017 is the Year to Host a Hackathon

Dice

Hackathons are going mainstream. Just last year, more than 3,400 hackathons took place around the world, with the U.S. hosting the majority of these non-stop, 24- to 48-hour coding and engineering sprints. While tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Amazon have been hosting hackathons for years, recently there’s been an uptick in participation by corporate heavyweights such as Ford Motor Company, Proctor & Gamble, Capital One and Goldman Sachs.

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Why Hire Proactive Talent Strategies Over an RPO?

Proactive Talent

Bringing in outside recruiting services has long been used as a way to supplement, or sometimes completely fill, the need for recruiters in an organization. In the same way that other areas of the business might hire temporary help, outside recruiting services can be the perfect solution for companies who see a sudden increase in hiring, have a temporary gap on their team or just want the help of specialized recruiters.