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12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

Greg Savage

Many recruiters are adapting and re-skilling as the market evolves. Most are not. Indeed, the majority continue with tactics that don’t work. Here are the top 12 blunders I see recruiters making everywhere. How do you rate ?

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.

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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.

2016 Hiring trends and strategies

Talemetry

As the year 2016 begins, HR managers, recruiters, and sourcers will find themselves faced with many difficult challenges that are reflected in the following 2016 hiring trends.

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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.

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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.

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?

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.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

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) […].

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.

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.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

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.

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.

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.

6 Types Of Employees And How To Motivate Them (Infographic)

Social Talent

Managing a team of employees can be tough, and it becomes even harder when your workforce is diverse.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated

Jazz

High Morale: Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated. Do your employees walk into work with a smile? How enthusiastic are they when asked to stay later than usual, in order to meet a deadline?

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Talent Mining – Unearthing Value in Human Capital Data

Boolean Black Belt

There are people in the HR/recruiting industry who believe that searching databases, the Internet, and social networking sites to source talent is relatively easy and that it can be automated through the use of technology.

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5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

Proactive Talent

Attracting and recruiting top talent is getting harder and harder every day. Top candidates are either not actively looking or are being contacted by other companies too, making it extremely challenging to get a candidate’s attention and interest to apply for your company.

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.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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.

How Mature is Your Candidate Experience?

Talemetry

Candidate experience is a hot topic these days, but it means different things to different constituencies.

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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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

The future of job hopping: Shorter tenures with less stigma

Jobscience

The term "career" has new meaning in 2016. After leaving school, people may assume a graduate looks to build experience and work his or her way up the corporate ladder – all at one company.

Why a Growing Number of Employees Are Not Impressed with How Performance is Managed

ClearCompany Recruiting

No matter which seat you’re sitting in, managing the performance of the organization will affect your daily work. Hitting productivity goals is reliant on the work done every minute of every shift, yet too many companies use annual performance reviews as the basis of our management programs.

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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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Easy Ways to Optimize Your Resume for an ATS

Jazz

With online job posts receiving thousands of applicants, it’s no wonder that more than 90% of large companies use an applicant tracking system to assist with their hiring needs. A portion of the ATS software focuses on analyzing resumes to determine whether they meet basic qualifications for the job.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.