The Current State of Talent Acquisition at ERE's Fall Conference

Proactive Talent

The theme this year, “Transform Your TA Department, Transform Your Business,” speaks volumes as to the current state of talent acquisition and why I started Proactive Talent Strategies. In the past decade or so, the role of a talent acquisition leader has evolved from your traditional butts-in-seats focus to someone now in charge of building an external employer brand and being a true business partner to business leaders.

Manatal: The Best Social Recruitment Software in the Market

Manatal

Recruiting has changed a lot over the years. While traditional recruitment is still effective to this date, certain norms to expand the workforce have been standardized to adapt to the progressing world. There are certain software that allows what we call “social recruiting”.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Why Social Recruiting Is an Effective Tactic to Use in The Hiring Process

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The pandemic prompted massive layoffs that sent millions of people back into the job market. unemployment claims reached 26 million , effectively erasing all job gains since the 2008 Great Recession and likely signaling the start of a new historic recession. social media users , 29.7%

Insights from LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Survey

Boolean Black Belt

Job boards vs. social media: What’s the most significant source of hire for companies globally? LinkedIn recently surveyed over 4,000 talent acquisition leaders in 31 countries, gaining insights into source of hire, quality of hire, quantity of hire, talent brand, the future of recruiting and more, so if you haven’t already downloaded and reviewed LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends e-book, I highly recommend you do so by clicking here.

Survey 259

WEBINAR: How to Make Social Media Buys for Recruiting – The Talent Acquisition/HR Leader’s Guide

Fistful of Talent

Posting jobs on social media is the minimum — and in today’s competitive recruiting world the minimum isn’t enough. That’s why we here at FOT put together a webinar comparing, contrasting, and ranking the top social media platforms for recruitment marketing advertising. We cut through the noise and help you make smart recruiting decisions with your recruitment marketing budget related to social. We love recruiters at FOT.

3 Secrets Content Marketers Know About Talent Acquisition

Brazen Recruiting

What does marketing have to do with talent acquisition? Download our free guide to attracting and engaging top talent in a candidate-driven market here. Here are three skills hiring managers can learn from content marketers that will help locate, engage, and place the most talented candidates on the market: 1. It increased job seeker traffic by 65% by establishing a consistent voice on third-party job boards that reflected its unique company culture and story.

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Social recruiting is much easier said than done. But when it’s done right, it can make life easier for talent acquisition teams. Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidates’ social profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

Social Talent

The company says it conducted research that suggests many corporate employees feel they could do a better job if they knew how to find out who else in the company had specific skills, and that most resorted to looking at LinkedIn rather than their own company’s often outdated intranet listings. Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. Is Your Job Application Software Biased?

4 Recruiting Trends That Will Make You Feel Lucky

Spark Hire

In the recruiting industry, skill is absolutely essential but you have to admit, it doesn’t hurt to be lucky. All in all, it is a lucky time to be a recruiter. Current trends and technology make it easier to find great talent quickly and effectively. We talked to four experts about what’s making them feel lucky when recruiting right now. Here’s what they had to say: High Demand for Talent. It’s definitely great news for us as recruiters. With St.

8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here? And t he debate is also being raged as to how the decision will affect the recruitment industry. Recruitment Grapevine have curated a selection of thoughts on the issue from some of our industry’s biggest players: Macildowie. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Access to talent is absolutely vital to sustainable economic growth and prosperity.

Film 73

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

With unemployment at its lowest point in years, employers are being forced to get increasingly creative when it comes to finding and recruiting candidates. Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Professional networking and social media sites. Job boards and niche sites.

What You Need to Know About Recruiting Automation

ERE

Recruiters don’t get enough credit for how dramatically the field of talent acquisition has changed in just the past decade. From job boards and social recruiting to employer branding and recruitment marketing, talent-acquisition professionals have navigated multiple waves of technology transformation in order to stay competitive in the war for talent

Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

The talent landscape has evolved and we're on a mission to help companies evolve with it. I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up! In it I talk about how now is the time for companies to start changing how they attract and hire talent.

5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Fistful of Talent

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting–and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating marketing-qualified leads. I’ve used dozens of Chrome extensions , CRM and ATS plug-ins, and I’ve experimented with pretty much every social network or search engine over the past decade or so. Top talent doesn’t live in the bottom 50%, and that’s the bottom line.

Talent Wars Heat Up: 48% of Hiring Managers Struggle for.

Glassdoor for Employers

The power seat has shifted and job seekers are finally beginning to take the upper hand – now recruiters and human resources professionals are having a hard time filling great positions. Passive recruiting is so…passé. In a world where email overwhelms and phone calls are sent to voicemail, the recruiting methods that were successful just a few years ago aren’t cutting it anymore. Social recruiting isn’t just a buzzword.

Mobile 111

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Jibe

Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. It combines elements of both employer branding and recruitment marketing to attract, nurture and convert candidates as well as to retain current employees. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The job market has been no exception.

eBook 58

The Day the Postings Died

Stacy Zapar

Then it came time to write this blog post and it all made sense. ;) A long, long time ago I can still remember when recruiting used to make me smile… Back in the day, when I first cut my teeth as an agency recruiter in the mid-90's, recruiting was all about relationships. Because that's what you have to do in a relationship-based recruiting model. The job board era came upon us and the recruiting industry took a turn for the worse.

Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must

Recruitics

When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation. But just a few years ago, social recruiting–or the process of leveraging social media networks to attract, engage and hire talent–wasn’t as widely practiced as it is today. Gary Zukowski, senior vice president of CareerArc–a Recruitics partner–agrees.

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

Proactive Talent

What is social recruiting and what does an effective strategy look like? If you’re a small or medium-sized company with very limited resources, what free tools can you use beyond LinkedIn and job boards to improve your recruiting efforts? How do you go about building a strong employer brand to help your company attract and recruit top talent? Q: Tell us a little about your background and how you came to found Proactive Talent Strategies.

8 Industry-Rocking Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into this Week – 20th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Microsoft Buy LinkedIn for $26 BILLION. So what do we know about this acquisition and what do we think will be its affect on us, the users? Here’s everything we know about the acquisition so far: Microsoft considered acquiring LinkedIn around 2008 for $1.5 According to Nadella, it will redefine social selling. Microsoft says that LinkedIn Learning (based on LinkedIn’s acquisition of Lynda.com last year for $1.5

5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s no way around it — the perfect job candidate is often already employed. These candidates, often referred to as passive candidates, present a unique set of challenges for the modern recruiter — after all, someone who is happy in their current role doesn’t typically submit applications to open positions or respond to recruiter outreach. Traditional recruiting involves posting a job listing and waiting for candidates to apply.

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? Recruiting & Sourcing Chrome Extensions 1.

Tools 263

Relationship Building and Your 2016 Recruiting Strategy

Jibe

In 2015 almost 2 in 3 employed adults looked at new opportunities within three months of starting a job. Question is, how do you capitalize on these almost-always-looking candidates from a recruiting perspective? The Talent Board’s 2015 Candidate Experience study surveyed 130,000 candidates. Their research showed that 56% of candidates had some form of relationship with a company prior to starting the recruiting process.

How to Recruit Millennials: Going Beyond What Worked In the Past

Jibe

million 18 to 34 year olds searching for jobs today are more digitally connected than their older colleagues, and their expectations for the job market are constantly changing. Should you completely overhaul your talent acquisition strategy and your employee benefits, to suit Millennial tastes? But within every organization’s existing recruitment methods and employee engagement policies, there is always room for growth. Employee happiness and job satisfaction.

SEO 56

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn. The truth is they are usually all work trips – either working with clients, running workshops or keynote speaking at HR or recruitment conferences.

How Job Seekers and Recruiters Use Social Media for Recruitment

Recruitics

Recruitics is a recruitment marketing analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their talent acquisition strategy. We work with the nation’s largest corporations, staffing companies, and job boards to drive more applicants to their online job postings, hire great talent, and meet their recruitment goals.

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn. The truth is they are usually all work trips – either working with clients, running workshops or keynote speaking at HR or recruitment conferences.

Define Your Candidate Persona in 4 Steps

SmartRecruiters

With a precise concept of the target demographic, recruiters can source with laser precision – here’s how! It’s no secret that in the past five years, recruiting has espoused marketing tactics to attract passive and highly sought-after talent in this time of skill shortages, especially in technical fields. The following is a four-step guide to honing in on your target audience so you can start sourcing the best talent for your company.

Where Else Could We Find Talent From?

Sirona Consulting

Last week I was sitting with a senior head of talent for a company here in the UK and we were talking recruitment strategies, talent sourcing and social media, and well as enjoying some nice South American coffee. What really surprised me was the narrow band of sources that the recruitment team were using for candidate sourcing, especially when you consider they were complaining about not being able to find the talent they needed. Niche Job Boards.

Modern Recruiting Starts with a Selfie

Breezy HR

Recruiting is marketing. Sometimes just having a job on a board is not going to be enough to get the candidates you need. old days, recruiting was an incredibly formal process that might have included letters of introduction, scads of printed documents for a candidate to learn about an organization, and arms-length professional-only relationship building. Despite the fact that those times are long past, many organizations cling to antiquated recruiting models.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 2nd November 2015

Social Talent

On January 1st, 2016, the prices of Recruiter Corporate and Job Slots will be adjusted for certain North American customers. The price of Recruiter Professional Services will also be adjusted for customers paying in USD, CAD, GBP, or EUR. Companies Will Demand More From Recruiting in 2016…Without Spending More. Great news for recruiters right? That means focusing on the most critical jobs first, and finding ways to make do elsewhere. “We’re

ADP 117

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Hired says it screens job candidates through a rigorous process combining algorithms and human curation, so employers don’t need to sift through a giant pile of résumés. Candidates are then wooed by the companies with “reverse cover letters,” they get transparency into compensation and they receive a $2,000 bonus from Hired if they accept a job. The service was initially focused on tech roles, but it has since expanded to sales jobs. Social media recruiting.

5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy

JazzHR

Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. Recruiting events. SMS and social recruiting. Read on for the top five benefits of recruitment marketing.

You Built a Talent Community. Now What?

Yello

06/30/2017 // By tracy kelly // TALENT acquisition. Talent communities can help reduce time-to-fill, simplify sourcing and produce high-quality candidates who are interested in your company and understand your employer brand. But launching a talent community is only the first step; you must maintain it to reap the benefits. Follow these tips to ensure your talent community delivers results and cultivates a reliable pipeline of future talent.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders. CareerXroads, Talent Board). What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? In what ways, will jobseekers drive changes in recruiting?

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

This, if anything, should be good news for recruiters and the talent acquisition industry. But if the Royals can turn it around, even after 30 years of futility, trust me: there’s still hope for recruiters. The Farm System: Minor League Recruitment Marketing. But instead of making it happen, recruiters, it seems, would prefer to watch, and wonder, instead. And like batting in baseball, making contact is everything in recruiting.

SEO 85

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. Candidate experience refers to how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes. It has proven to be directly tied to recruiting performance , making it one of the most highly regarded talent acquisition topics today.