2016

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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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.

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.

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.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions

JazzHR

Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions. Written by: Bill Fox on 05.23.2016. Define your Hiring Process using Roles and Permissions. Information is sacred.

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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.

Video: Discussing AI in Sourcing and Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

I recently had the chance to participate in a Google Hangout with Jeremy Roberts of HiringSolved as an introduction to the speakers of their upcoming conference on Feb 7 in NYC (HIREconf).

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Heineken’s New Recruitment Advertising: The (Oh, So Very) Bitter in the Sweet

Good To Know

Heineken's new recruitment marketing campaign is full of win. And then it's full of fail. Employment Branding Heinken recruiting Recruitment Marketing Uncategorized Fail Heineken HireClix

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

The Mental Impact of Recruitment

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The Automated Candidate Sourcing Revolution

Talemetry

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The Right Way to Ask About an MBA

BrightMove

The Right Way to Ask About an MBA. – contributed by Tiffany Rowe. As a recruiter, when you see those three amazing letters on your applicant’s resume, you might be tempted to hire that candidate then and there.

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.

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.

22 Office Dogs Who Take Their Jobs Very Seriously

Social Talent

Human candidates are overrated. If you want a dedicated, hard-working, loyal employee, call a dog. You’ll soon see why! Happy Friday, Recruiters! “I’ve always believed you should dress for the job you want.”

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18 red-hot tips for the newbie recruiter

Greg Savage

Every week I get a request from a newbie to the recruitment industry asking for guidance on how to succeed. It’s a tricky one because it’s a bit like asking the meaning of life, or the secret to being a brilliant parent. There is no easy, short, answer.

4 ways to foster relationships with temp workers

Jobscience

Hiring temporary or contract workers brings advantages for employers who are looking for seasonal help or uncertain about long-term business growth. However, maximizing engagement with these individuals presents challenges for both staffing agencies and hiring managers.

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.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

In Tech Hiring, the Long-Term View Is Vital

Dice

When it comes to hiring the best people with the right skill-sets, it’s hard for businesses to maintain a long-term view. Hires are often made with an eye toward filling an open slot as fast as possible, not whether the candidate will prove invaluable to the organization over the next decade.

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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.

5 Reasons Internal Recruitment Is the Way to Go

Brazen Recruiting

Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. If you were in the Girl Scouts, you know that old campfire song by heart.

Winners, Losers and Leaches at the SEEK Awards

The Whiteboard

It’s Friday and that means I have to write a blog. Which I love doing. Really I do. It’s been over 6 years of this now dontchaknow? But it was also the SEEK Awards in Auckland last night and well you know how these things go right?

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Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

The 2016 HR Technology Conference: Go Big and Go Home

Talemetry

The “World Famous” HR Technology Conference and Exposition is an annual ritual for Talemetry. It is a unique event where we can interface with partners and industry experts and, every once in a while, we see actual corporate HR practitioners who are boning up on their HR technology knowledge.

Graduate Certificates That Boost Your Business Resume

BrightMove

5 Graduate Certificates That Boost Your Business Resume. Contributed by Tiffany Rowe. You already know that returning to school could help you on your career path, but committing two (or more!) years of your life as well as thousands of dollars on tuition probably does not fit into your 10-year plan.

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.

LinkedIn Hack: How to Convert Your Profile Views into Candidates

Social Talent

Source: Sheila Scarborough/Flickr. Be honest – you love to see who’s looking at your Linkedin profile, don’t you? It’s perfectly ok to admit it – we all do!

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.