2016

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

Recent reports that the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to an eight-year low is good news. But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher.

Email Subject Lines That Drive High Engagement

Dice

Tech pros with in-demand skills are being bombarded with emails from well-intentioned recruiters. The unfortunate reality is that most prospects will hit the delete button if your subject line doesn’t engage their attention in about 35 characters.

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Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too

BrightMove

4 Tried-and-True Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too . Contributed by Tiffany Rowe. Once you consider it, you’ll realize how much recruiting new talent has in common with marketing new products.

10 Common Reasons You Can’t Find Your Jobs on Job Aggregators

Recruitics

You’ve just posted a job on one of the many popular job aggregators (search engines for job seekers) like Indeed or Jobs2Careers , for example. You’ve spent the time, and money, to write the job title and job description with best practices in mind.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

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10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up.

How staffing agencies set up jobseekers for success

Jobscience

Successfully placing workers takes more than turning a resume over to an employer. To earn the trust and loyalty of businesses and jobseekers alike, a staffing firm must go beyond providing a high volume of employees.

5 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Quitting Their Jobs

Social Talent

There are plenty of reasons why employees quit their jobs such as spouses leaving the country, needing to stay at home with their children or even their visa not getting renewed. It can be a tough pill to swallow for companies when someone hands in their resignation.

What NBC’s Olympic Coverage Can Teach You About Recruiting

Hoops

The Rio Olympics took place in front of 78,000 live spectators and was watched by well over 33.4 million viewers on NBC.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. So what gives?

3 Things Candidates Care About More Than Money

Brazen Recruiting

With the unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008, today’s job seekers have more choice — and more power — than ever before. According to CareerBuilder , one in five employees plan to change jobs in 2016, so the job seekers are out there.

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5 Ways to Manage Awkward Interviews

Dice

We expect candidates to feel a certain amount of pressure when they sit down for interviews. But that conversation can prove just as awkward for interviewers, according to Flo Yee, a career transition consultant in New York who often works on corporate outplacement projects.

Emotional Intelligence: Differentiator for Humans & Machines?

BrightMove

How can humans adapt to make the best use of machines—and remain employed? We talked earlier about the future of work and the likelihood that automation and algorithms may sharply reduce the job pool of the future.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Why End-to-End Recruitment Analytics Matter

Recruitics

Recruitment today is marketing and, as such, must be measured to determine ROI and to identify inefficiencies that can be optimized to improve that ROI. So, if we’re to think of recruitment as marketing, then of course we must consider the marketing funnel, adapted for recruitment.

Job Distribution Strategies: Attracting Diversity

Talemetry

Diversity in the workforce is a good thing. In addition to the obvious benefits of aligning employees with multiple cultural and social experiences around your organizational mission, attracting and hiring a diverse workforce is a legal requirement for most organizations.

The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

Greg Savage

It’s a tough time to be a recruitment leader. So many challenges, so much change. In my work across the globe, meeting and advising Owners and Managers of recruitment businesses, five key themes have emerged.

How Video Interviewing Helps Your Recruiting Process

HarQen

At HarQen, our schedules are filled to the brim with discussions, strategizing, planning and implementation of optimized Interview Processes for our clients around the world; all with the common denominator of a Need for Speed, Quality and Candidate Experience.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Automated solutions for candidate marketing: The future

Jobscience

Machines are getting smarter every day. As technology advances, the repercussions are felt in industries that are tangentially related, especially when they must manage and communicate with consumers all too aware of the most recent tech news.

How Recruiters Read Your CV (Infographic)

Social Talent

We all know that it’s essential to have an impressive CV when looking to land your next big career move, but how much do you know about the recruiters who will be reading your CV? Which areas of your CV do they study most? How do they like to see the information presented?

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How to Get People to Respond to Recruiting Emails & Messages

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, it’s gotten easier to find people but it’s gotten more difficult to get people to respond to emails, InMails, social messages and voicemails. The poor quality and lack of sophistication of most recruiter messaging, along with rampant spamming, certainly hasn’t helped. Unfortunately and yet somewhat thankfully, the bar of what people expect to receive from recruiters has been set fairly low, so the opportunity for improvement is massive.

3 Facebook Hacks Every Recruiter Should Know

Proactive Talent

Facebook now has over 1 billion daily active users and 1.59 billion monthly active users. This is 15 times more monthly active users than LinkedIn, who touts itself as the world’s largest professional network.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

How to Watch Out for Unconscious Bias in Hiring

Brazen Recruiting

“First impressions are everything.”. It’s a pretty common adage, but the truth is that first impressions can also be deceiving. If you’ve ever been dazzled by a smooth-talking candidate only to discover his low work ethic two weeks into the job, you know what we’re talking about.

4 Bad Recruiting Habits That Turn Off Tech Pros

Dice

If tech pros ignore your recruiting emails or drop out of the hiring process in midstream, it’s important to understand how they’re viewing your efforts.

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Five Tips for Building Rapport between Recruiters and Hiring Managers

BrightMove

High retention and satisfaction rates are a result of good hiring choices. You can improve those rates by improving processes between hiring managers and recruiters. In smaller companies, HR may consist of one or two people who recruit, hire, onboard, manage benefits, and offboard.

4 Recruitment Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Recruitics

It’s safe to say that 2016 is a year that will go down in the history books, for better or for worse. For Recruitics, it’s been a monster year. Not only are we continuing our growth, but we recently launched Job Slot Optimization and have continued our roll out of End-to-End Analytics.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

What's the #WOLAN Onboarding Method & Is It Right for You?

ClearCompany Recruiting

There has been a lot of discussion around the importance of employee onboarding, and honestly, we’ve been a big part of the noise too. If you’ve paid even a second of attention to all the hum, you probably know why those first few weeks of introductions are so absolutely important.

12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

Greg Savage

A powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. 12 tips. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money. Click on the hyperlinks if you want more details on each concept. Walk away from shitty margins or clients who disrespect you. Here is how to do it) […].

Stop calling it an intake form. Please.

Recruiting Toolbox

Intake form. It’s a term I’m embarrassed to say I used for many years. You know, the form you take into a hiring manager meeting, to scope out a new req? There are so many things wrong with “intake form.”. First, calling it a form. Who likes forms? I know hiring managers hate ‘em.