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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 ? Candidate care Coaching recruiters Recruiter coaching Social recruiting candidate care good recruiting recruitment skills

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.

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5 of the Most Creative Recruiting Campaigns

ERE SourceCon

We love a good recruitment marketing campaign. In a world where passive candidates are saturated by job ads that don’t really motivate them to take action, it’s always great to see the few campaigns out there that really pique the interest. With LinkedIn requests and emails, candidates have the option to ignore so some out-of-the-box thinking, so to garner their attention can go a long way. Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

The Future of Recruiting: Tech Veteran Vipul Sharma Predicts the Changes That Will Shape the Recruiting World

Lever

This is a guest post by Mike Norland, head of growth marketing at Simppler. S imppler is a recruiting tech company that helps teams find and hire the best people within their employee’s network. Recruiting has undergone massive changes in recent years. As the digital economy has evolved, so has the talent marketplace, leading companies to think differently about their hiring strategy in order to prepare for the future. Recruitment process

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.

How to Get the Most Out of Self-Appraisals

ClearCompany Recruiting

When it comes down to writing a great self-appraisal, a lot of questions come to mind. What are they used for? How are you supposed to promote yourself without coming off as a show-off? Is this really the best use of my time? For the last question, it honestly depends. For some companies, self-appraisals are nothing more than a formality; But used correctly, they can have a big impact on your career. Performance Management

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Why the Right Media Mix is Critical to Recruitment Marketing Success

Recruitics

Editor’s Note: The following blog post contains a case study which demonstrates how Recruitics was able to dramatically lower a client’s cost-per-applicant, while simultaneously growing their applicant volume at an unprecedented rate. While the percent change and recruitment marketing strategy described herein are accurate, we have rounded cost metrics to protect our client’s anonymity. Advertising jobs online isn’t easy.

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The Only 3 Employee Perks That Actually Matter

Brazen Recruiting

In today’s competitive job market, many companies are looking beyond salary and benefits to stand out to top candidates. Top-tier companies like Google and Apple have revolutionized the perks that employees enjoy in order to attract and retain their elite workforce — offering employees everything from unlimited time off to free automotive maintenance. One company even offers free scuba lessons ! But what perks really matter to employees?

Why Creating a Candidate-Centric Hiring Process Matters

Leoforce

Good experiences travel fast, but bad experiences travel even faster. Listen to Carly’s story : As I applied for countless jobs, I sat.hoping, praying that I would get a call back. After what felt like a decade of my life, I received a phone call from a recruiter. He talked to me about a potential job opportunity that fit me perfectly. We set up a job interview and I arrived that morning more ready than I’ve ever been — finally feeling like I was rounding a corner in my job search.

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Learn How to Post Jobs Like the Pros

JazzHR

There’s a lot to be excited about when your business is growing, but there are also some unavoidable pains. Take for instance, the pain of supply and demand. The more your customers want, the more agile you must be in order to meet and exceed their expectations. To keep pace with growth, CEOs and team leaders are often faced with hiring under pressure.

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!

Why Do You Go To Work?

HarQen

If you’re thinking “um…because I have to. What a stupid question,” this post is for you. Unless you don’t have to work, chances are you work because you have bills, rent, a family or some combination of the three. You probably don’t have the choice of whether or not you work, but you do have a choice to enjoy going to work or dreading it. What do you enjoy about your job? “Oh Oh man, is this one of those ‘look on the bright side articles?’” Yes it is. Kind of.

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. Don’t make these mistakes as a recruitment leader, and if you work for a company that habitually falls into these […]. Leadership Management Skills Recruitment Recruitment Skills Recruitment Trends Technology recruitment recruitment skills

Screening Candidates Through Social Media

Dice

At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. Although it’s not the be-all and end-all of their work, more and more recruiters find social media provides them with a universe of qualified candidates that’s both wide in numbers and deep in specific skills. Used properly, and by taking advantage of tools such as Dice Open Web to search more efficiently, they can identify candidates who would never have otherwise made it onto their radar.

Recruiting Analytics: Candidate Sourcing Metrics

Talemetry

When it comes to recruiting analytics, candidate sourcing metrics can be hard to pin down. Sourcing is a function that is increasingly being brought in-house for many corporate recruiting organizations as candidates get harder to attract, but what should we be measuring to understand the value of our sourcing efforts and optimize it? candidate sourcing

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HackerRank and Lever Partner to Streamline Tech Recruiting

Lever

It’s no secret that engineering roles are some of the most challenging to fill. According to our recruiting benchmarks report , only 1 in every 134 engineering applicants is hired. But once your pipeline is flush with engineering candidates, how can you best evaluate a candidate’s technical skill set? Is reviewing a resume or conducting a phone screen really the optimal way to assess an engineer’s technical aptitude? Partnerships

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. If not, well, here’s a little synopsis, organized onboarding programs have been shown to improve. Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Your Future: Learning through Succession Planning

Proactive Talent

This morning my, 7-year-old, football obsessed, son asked me, “If Matthew Stafford steps down from the Lions QB position, will Dan Orlovsky have to take his place?” I told him that may not happen because the Lions (his absolute favorite team) will know that Stafford is retiring and will recruit and trade the right people in the months and years leading up to it to make sure they are ready once he vacates his spot. Isn’t this what we should do in every business?

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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. As we can see, talent acquisition professionals need to track metrics from the top of the funnel (traffic to jobs) to the bottom (hires).

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 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. Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. Employers could demand more from applicants, even encouraging gratis work as a carrot for possible future employment.

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.

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Is your culture keeping pace with growth?

JazzHR

Start-ups are like special snowflakes. Each one is different and has a unique sense of culture during their infancy. But as start-ups grow in revenue and subsequently, size, many start to lose their cultural identity, former practices, and ideologies. If your company is flourishing and you’ve noticed some of the following occurring in your environment, you may be dangerously close to losing your culture: Silos.

Problems are Awesome

HarQen

Yesterday, our CEO played us this TED Talk about a man who lost his legs in a climbing accident and proceeded to build himself new ones. One of his messages to the crowd was “a human being can never be broken, technology is broken. Technology is inadequate.” That is something we say here at HarQen often, that recruiting technology is broken. That we can do better.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

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) […].

8 Elements to Building Trust with Candidates

Dice

It’s not easy recruiting skilled tech pros today. With the job market weighted in their favor, most of them are itching to give you an earful about the flood of calls, emails and texts they get from recruiters who’ve barely glanced at their résumé. As a result, a certain degree of tension exists before an employer and candidate even start talking.

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The Automated Candidate Sourcing Revolution

Talemetry

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4 Recruiting Technologies That Every Early Adopter Should Have on Their Holiday Wish List

Lever

What’s on your recruiting technology wish list this year? Tis the season of giving, and not only is it the perfect time to ask for that new sweater you’ve been yearning for, but it’s the perfect time to ask your boss for a new toy as well. 2017 planning is afoot, including decisions around budget and new investments, so don’t miss the opportunity to make the case for a tool that can give you a competitive advantage in your job. Recruitment process

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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.

Get Job Offers Out Before 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

Planning for the year ahead is all-consuming this time of year. While we’re busy wrapping presents, shopping for food items we’d never touch otherwise and sending out greeting cards at home; in our professional lives we’re tasked with figuring out what the year ahead is going to look like and planning for it. Nowhere is this harder to do than in hiring for the new year! Recruiting & Sourcing

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Introducing: OnDemand Recruiting™

Proactive Talent

We’ve all had these weeks. the Head of Engineering comes strolling by the Talent Acquisition team one fine Monday morning and nonchalantly says, “Hey team, we are planning for the build out of a new product and need to hire 20 engineers and 7 technical architects over the next 3 months.” Oh no! We know two things: we don’t have those candidates in the pipeline and our team can’t handle that kind of volume on short notice. OK, what do we do? New recruiters? No time. Retained or contingency search?

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. And, as we head towards the end of this year, we’re very optimistic for 2017.

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