9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Job Boards Still A Leading Way To Fill Vacancies. As more than one survey (including our own) has pointed out over the last few years, job boards are far from dead. And the results from the International Association of Employment Web Sites latest survey , is also showing that applying to a job posted on a commercial site is still the leading way some job seekers find work.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. Gone are the days that clients are willing to pay you to screen candidates that they can get from job boards. It used to be that recruiters were merely CV shufflers, matching a resume to a job. Recruiting, as it stands today, is failing as fast as a confused, out of shape, ballerina on ice skates! Whose responsibility is this if not for the thousands of recruiters’ out there? Social is not a quick fix solution.

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8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). LinkedIn was by far the most heavily used social recruiting site, with 57% of the respondents sourcing at least one hire from the site in the last year. Director of recruiting at Eventbrite.

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 I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

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! Last year, while I was Head of Talent Acquisition at Glassdoor , I did a talk at SHRM National in Orlando on this very topic called "How Social Media is Transforming Talent Acquisition".

LISTEN UP: Do NOT Miss this Week’s 7 Biggest Recruiting News Stories – 25th May 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: New LinkedIn Data Reveals How Candidates Want to be Recruited in 2015. LinkedIn have just released their second Talent Trends report and it’s full of juicy stats and insights into the minds of candidates globally as well as in several different individual markets, and how recruiters can successfully engage them during the recruiting process. Where candidates start their job searches. Then please, PLEASE, don’t apply for this job.

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. We talked to four experts about what’s making them feel lucky when recruiting right now. At the same time, the number of jobs is increasing, so the combination of a candidate-short market and the speed that companies need these workers on-site means our contract divisions are performing really well. With St.

8 Watercooler-Worthy Recruitment News Stories to Discuss this Week – 21st November 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Google Is making a Move Into Recruiting Technology. Google is dipping its toe deeper into the world of recruiting tools and technology, by partnering with some company names that’ll ring familiar. But it’s not a new job board Google are launching, but rather a tool that other companies could use on their sites: an API to help match candidates with jobs. London Gets a Brand New Regional Job Site.

6 Watercooler-Worthy Recruitment News Stories to Discuss this Week – 18th July 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Is Google Starting It’s Own Job Board? Mentions of a Google job board has been frequent at a number of recruitment events across Europe in the last few months including RecTech in Amsterdam and at a meeting of The Network global recruitment alliance in Warsaw. But if it did, what would a Google job board look like? And how might it affect the recruitment industry? Not connected with us on social?

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.

Moments, Memories and Milestones from #SHRM13

Stacy Zapar

15,000 HR and Recruiting professionals descended upon the beautiful city of Chicago for several days of fun-filled learning and networking. Dorming with the gang at the SHRM Social House sponsored by Dice. Getting to see a live demo of Dice’s very cool Open Web recruiting tool. It integrates social beautifully and I’m impressed with what it can do to identify passive candidates. Definitely check it out if you’re a recruiter!

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4 Places Candidates Go to Research Your Employer Brand

Rally Recruitment Marketing

This is why candidates today check multiple sources to research your company before deciding whether or not to apply for your job or accept your offer. Here are 4 recruiting channels where candidates will look when researching your company (and some tips on what you should share on each!): #1: Your Careers Website. According to The Talent Board , your careers page is the #1 place candidates go to research your company. 3: Your Social Media Profiles.

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


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.

4 Secrets to Improve the Candidate Experience with Digital Tactics

Spark Hire

Your online presence is essential to your recruitment marketing strategy. Passive candidates aren’t on job boards, but they are on social media. Clients expect you to have a good website — remember this is your first impression to the world — and your staff also expects you to provide the right foundations so they can do the best job they can for you. It’s pretty crazy but that is how we’ve been conditioned and trained.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! thing millennials want out of a job is advancement opportunity (67%), narrowly beating out better pay (60%) and challenging work (51%). In fact, compared to other generations, they use more resources in general to learn about company culture and they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages and social media to hear about new job opportunities.

The ‘Are You Nuts?’ Recruitment Strategies

Sirona Consulting

Me : So you have been having issues attracting and recruiting the skills you need? Me : So take me through your various methods for recruiting…. Company : Place adverts on our career site, job boards (clarification: job specs!), press adverts (magazines and newspapers), some basic searching on LinkedIn ( two or three words in the top search bar only) if they have time, and recruitment agencies.

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


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.

9 Industry-Rocking Pieces of Recruitment News this Week – 11th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Watch Out! There’s Now a Recruiter Screening Tool for Candidates. Lazy recruiters beware! Andrew is just one of the thousands of candidates who don’t want unsolicited approaches from recruiters. Yes, in an effort to shield candidates from a never ending barrage of poorly researched and worded messages from lazy recruiters, Anthology (formerly Poachable) have released Anthology Shield. Tech recruiters take note!

The Talent Shortage Survival Guide

Recruiting Daily

Of course, I’ve heard it will be a minor blip on the big picture radar, and I’ve heard it will be the biggest deal for recruitment since the invention of the internet, depending on what media report I happen to be watching. Of those plentiful predictions proliferating out there about this proverbial skills gap, the most dire comes from none other than The Conference Board , who predict labor conditions will remain tight for the next 15 years.

What is a Resume Parser?


Resume Parsing or CV Parsing converts unstructured resume data into a structured form to speed up the recruitment process. Resume Parsing software are commonly used by recruiters, applicant tracking systems and job boards to automate extraction, analysis and storage of candidate data. Here are a few examples: You have written job profile as ‘Java Developer’ in your job description. Job skills are skills’ names related to a specific job.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. Nor does it factor in recruiting costs like recruitment advertising or agency fees, which add an additional 11 grand or so, on average, to the cost of backfilling an exempt employee. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. Insights derived from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect 2015 event are still pouring onto the site’s Talent blog, the most recent of which is a 2016 Roadmap for the future of recruiting , based on the topics discussed, the findings published and the concerns raised by LinkedIn Influencer, Lou Adler. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? Impact on Corporate and Agency Recruiters.

Staffing News Of The Day, July 9, 2012

Staffing Talk

Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey finds over 90% of employers will use social recruiting in 2012. 2/3 of companies now recruit via Facebook, over half use Twitter and almost all use LinkedIn ( infographic ). Adecco Staffing US has jobs available in the Indianapolis area and are actively searching for over 250 Indianapolis job seekers for a wide range of light industrial positions. 5 bad social networking habits to break. Recruiter].

Risky Business: Why You Should Own Your Own Recruiting Data.

Recruiting Daily

Over the years, I’ve often written about my experiences as a lifetime recruiter. Now, I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the key to good recruiting is having a good database. Having that kind of useful information at your fingertips can be a killer competitive advantage for recruiters, even though, I know, databases aren’t the sexiest or shiniest recruiting tool out there. Talk about shitty jobs. ” Around the Recruiting World.

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8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories to Whet Your Appetite this Week – 18th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women). There is no such thing as a forever job anymore, that’s according to new research from LinkedIn Economist, Guy Berger. jobs during their first 5 years working, those who graduated between 2006-2010 averaged 2.85 However, the job hopping pace does slow down as professionals get older, as you can see in the graph below. Twitter Overhauls Board.

Talent Pool, Talent Pipeline Or Talent Database? Does It Matter?

Sirona Consulting

Are you looking for a community of ‘engaged talent wanting to work for your company’, a talent pipeline for specific roles/skills, a database of potential talent that match the skills you may want to recruit at any time, or a social media following of people with appropriate skill-sets?” ” Just to add to their perplexed look I added, “and who will be managing it – HR, the recruiter or the hiring manager?”

7 Ways Proactive Talent Can Help Build Your Employer Brand Strategy

Proactive Talent

While most employers who are considering choosing an employer branding strategy as a process to recruit candidates, they often fall short due to lack of expertise on this subject. We believe that the real essence of employer branding is to create the right talent pool that will be activated every time you are ready to recruit. We ensure that your employees that represent your company get access to the needed tools to enhance your recruitment network.

Why Do So Many Recruitment Strategies Fail?

Sirona Consulting

Have you ever wondered how many companies actually get their recruitment strategies right and deliver on their objectives? For every high profile case study examples of stand out recruitment strategies I would suggest there are many other companies that are struggling to make their recruitment strategy deliver the talent their business needs. I am sure you can list a number of examples where your recruitment objectives ( you did set them, didn’t you?

7 Exciting Recruitment Happenings this Week – 7th September 2015

Social Talent

How Many Job Seekers Does it Take to Make a Hire? After 10 million applications from 50 million job seeking visitors over the last decade, recruiting-technology-provider Jobvite has drawn some broad conclusions about numbers. As of 2014, you’ll average 59 applications per job. In other words, to get someone in the door, you need 536 visitors for every job posting: Now, bear in mind that these are averages compiled from Jobvite customers.

What You Need to Know About Expanding Your HR Team

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A growing organization indicates not only bigger profits but also rapidly increasing job responsibilities for people working behind it. It’s not enough to recruit more people to do various tasks; it’s important to employ more HR staff to support your new hires. . For instance, business process outsourcing (BPO) companies need more recruiters to fill their clients’ call center staffing requirements. Attracting the Right HR Talent by Writing Effective Job Descriptions.

7 Recruiting Strategies to Consider


The Recruiting Process. Creative recruitment strategies set successful recruiters apart. Whether you’re building a recruiting strategic plan, or simply looking for something new you can use today, these modern recruiting strategies can take your performance to the next level. When professionals talk about recruiting strategies, they often mean sourcing — proactively identifying and attracting candidates for a particular job opportunity.

Recruiters’ Catch22: How to Define your Social ROI

Social Talent

Social has taken the recruitment world by storm. It has now become a core component of the marketing strategies for many recruiters, HR professionals and talent acquisition managers. What has accelerated this even more is the ubiquity of mobile which has been incorporated into our daily lives, enabling us to get instant access to social networking sites. This represents a major opportunity for employers to attract potential candidates for open job positions.

Spring into a New Role by Following These Job Search Trends

KNF&T Staffing Resources

There are many exciting developments in the job market. Staying on top of the information about the latest trends helps you prepare during your job hunt. Knowing what to expect let s you target the position or company you want and move more quickly through the recruiting process. . Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first role or a seasoned professional seeking your next career move, these are some job search trends to pay attention to. .

5 Things Jobseekers NEED to Know About LinkedIn

Stacy Zapar

Here’s what your REALLY need to know about LinkedIn to land that dream job. At the end of the day, this difference is what makes LinkedIn the most important tool in your job search strategy. Never has this saying been more true than in a bad economy and job market. Connect with friends, family members, past & present coworkers / clients, neighbors, classmates, professors, recruiters and maybe even a handful super-connectors (to really give your network a boost).

12 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Summer/Autumn 2016

Social Talent

So, if you’re planning on attending a recruiting conference in July, August or September this year, we suggest making it one of these: Onrec Trade Conference 2016. If you’re an owner, director, or member of senior management at a job board, if you supply services like ATS to the online recruitment industry, or you provide software to the recruitment industry, this event should be on your radar! Social Recruiting Summit.

10 Things You Should Include In Your Hiring Checklist


Recruitment can be a tedious process for a lot of companies. T hese simple, cost-effective actions will help you achieve significant results in your recruitment efforts. Improve your job descriptions. Your job ads should communicate the exciting aspects of the opportunity and how the applicant can make a difference with the position. Train your current employees on how they can tap their existing professional networks to refer quality candidates for open positions.

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019


A new year is upon us which means a fresh list of HR conferences and recruiting events. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech (Feb. Recruiting technology and services partner expo. HR technology, analytics, and social media solutions. Lessons learned leading small and large recruiting teams. Do’s and Don’ts of recruiting automation. Top recruiting challenges and trends.

How Dell Doubled Social Hires Using Employee Branding


Dell is regularly referred to in Social Media communities as one of the leading Social Brands. They were one of the first companies to generate serious revenue from Twitter and have continued to lead the way with internal social innovation through initiatives such as their Social Media and Community University. Not surprisingly Dell’s Talent Acquisition team is also at the forefront of Social Media usage for employment branding and recruitment purposes.

Is Your Recruitment Agency Ready for April 21?


Changes planned for April 21 are going to have a significant impact on many recruitment firms. Corporate recruiters aren’t agreeing to a universal flat fee or proposing all contractors be made permanent employees, instead it is something called mobilegeddon ! I’m predicting the recruitment sector will be hit particularly hard by this change because the standard of agency websites is generally poor (my experience / opinion). . Great Recruitment Websites.

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The Top 25 Best Applicant Tracking Systems (Updated for 2018)


Applicant tracking systems are known for streamlining the hiring process through handling recruitment needs electronically. Job Board Postings. – ADP Recruiting Management. They are the market leading solution for talent management platforms and their software includes everything from social job sharing to offer management. This service relies heavily on social media sourcing tools. ADP Recruiting Management. Zoho Recruit.