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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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.

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Facebook Recruitment: How to Source Candidates on the Largest Social Network

Lever

When it comes to sourcing candidates , most people think of LinkedIn. As the go-to sourcing resource, however, LinkedIn is saturated with recruiters and competition for the same talent is high.

35 Tools Every Sourcer And Recruiter Needs To Know

Proactive Talent

If you’re a recruiter or sourcer, do you often find yourself starting your day early or staying up late to coordinate interview scheduling, pull together spreadsheets and reports, or search for tools that can improve your sourcing skills? If you’re a talent acquisition leader or recruiting manager, are you looking to speed up your candidate sourcing and recruiting process while improving your quality of hire? You’re not alone!

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Look At Me, I’m A Recruiter

The Whiteboard

We live in a vainglorious world. Technology has brought us the phenomenon of selfies and social media provided the platform for us to share our pouting selves with all and sundry.

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Recruiting Analytics: Candidate Sourcing Metrics

Talemetry

When it comes to recruiting analytics, candidate sourcing metrics can be hard to pin down.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

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.

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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 ?

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.

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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3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

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.

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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.

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.

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

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

5 Creative Ways You Can Use Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality For Employer Branding

Proactive Talent

You may have heard that virtual reality and augmented reality are the next “big thing” in technology, and how they will revolutionize the way we live, learn, work and play. And they may completely change how we attract, engage and recruit talent in the future as well.

The Mental Impact of Recruitment

The Whiteboard

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The Automated Candidate Sourcing Revolution

Talemetry

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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.

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A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

Chuck out your crappy recruiter KPIs

Greg Savage

We know that in many sectors, talent is hard to find. And that is only likely to get worse in an era of sustained skill-shortages. Yet most recruitment companies still focus all their energy, and their KPIs, on job-order metrics. Now, let me be clear on this. I LOVE KPIs.

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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.

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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.

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.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.