October, 2019

Busting the Myths Around Workers With Disabilities

Lever

The theme for this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” This annual initiative held in October for the past 70+ years “celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce. Read More.

Cut the Conflicts and Improve Productivity with These 5 Tips

ClearCompany Recruiting

Where there are differing opinions, conflict is likely to arise. 85% of employees report experiencing conflict at work , and 30% say the conflict is nearly constant. That isn’t always a bad thing, though — it often leads to creative solutions, facilitates new ideas, and challenges the status quo.

Fire unprofitable, deadbeat clients right now!

Greg Savage

Consider this and then run the figures for your own business. In most of the recruitment businesses I have run, and many I now advise, 70% of the business will come from the top 20% of clients. In fact, often over 50% of your Gross Profit (NDR) will be generated from less than 10 client […].

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Employer Brand 101: What is employer branding and how to get started

Proactive Talent

If you’re a large corporation or a startup, have a weak employer brand, or don’t even know what an employer brand is, have no fear! This blog will cover it all. But before we continue, there’s one important term you need to know: Employee Value Proposition. Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

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.

Employee Handbooks: The Most Critical Legal Document in HR

JazzHR

Guest Blog by myHRcounsel. One of the most frequently asked questions we get at myHRcounsel is: do you do employee handbooks? The answer is always an emphatic, “YES!” Anyone who is a client of myHRcounsel gets an attorney-drafted, 50-state compliant, employee handbook.

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Transforming the Talent Landscape at New York Magazine

Lever

There’s a moment when every company realizes it can’t hire the talent it needs to drive innovation and business growth without a better strategy in place. When and what that looks like is unique to each organization, but the way forward is. Read More.

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Why Continual Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employees desire feedback. In fact, 96% say that regular feedback is preferred to infrequent, formally-structured reviews. Sitting down only once or twice a year to discuss goals, behavior, career advancements, etc.

The Savage Truth Book Launch Party! Your invitation.

Greg Savage

I am very excited to personally invite you to the official launch event for my new book, ‘The Savage Truth’ JobAdder are hosting two free events in Sydney and Auckland, where you can network with industry peers, have a drink, chat with me, all in a casual setting.

Why Talent Communities Have Failed Until Now

Proactive Talent

Talent communities are a hub where candidates can submit their resume or contact information to a company without committing to a specific position–a way to raise your hand as a candidate to learn more about the company culture and be notified as future opportunities arise.

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

JazzHR Partners with VIZI to Drive Candidate Engagement

JazzHR

JazzHR is thrilled to announce a partnership with VIZI, a software solution that transforms text-based job descriptions into visual, engaging brand experiences.

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How to Identify and Interview Results-Driven Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Hiring a new employee isn’t cheap — in fact, it may require an investment of up to “1.5x to 3x of salary” for a given role, according to Eric Koester.

5 Critical Compliance Requirements Every Recruiter Should Know

Lever

Compliance isn’t the sexiest of topics, but it’s one of upmost importance, especially considering there were 76,418 discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alone in 2018. And it’s why we recently teamed up with GoodHire to shed light. Read More.

Have you applied for your own jobs lately?

ApplicantPro

Maybe you've been in your position for years and haven't needed to apply for a job in general, even less for a job at the company you're already working for. Why would you? Well— let me clear this up a bit.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Why Conversational Recruiting is Worth More than Just a Conversation

Talemetry

The concept of “ conversational recruiting ” has made a small, but an impactful mark on the world of talent acquisition in the last few years.

4 Critical Steps for Success as a New CHRO

Fistful of Talent

Starting anything new is a bit daunting. A new exercise program. A new school. Sporting a new hairstyle. The internal questions of “Am I ready for this? Will I make friends? Is the “ Rachel ” really back?” ” will bubble in the pit of your stomach.

5 Activities for More Effective Talent Acquisition

JazzHR

Guest Blog by Danielle Kunkle – founding partner at Boomer Benefits and a Medicare Supplement Accredited Advisor. Talent acquisition is a more in-depth version of recruitment.

Job Postings Are Stories You Can Imagine Living

Katrina Kibben

People want to connect. They want to believe that 40 hours of their life every week will mean something. That's not happening in a list of "3+ years experience.". The post Job Postings Are Stories You Can Imagine Living appeared first on Katrina Kibben.

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.

Lever Launches Video Interviewing Capability in Massive Fall 2019 Product Release

Lever

Lever, the company transforming the way organizations hire, has announced a suite of major improvements to the Lever platform. Its Fall 2019 product release includes a first-of-its-kind Zoom integration, an enhanced version of Lever Talent Intelligence, and expanded integrations with leading HRIS.

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How Remote Work Policies Encourage Diversity

Glassdoor for Employers

Thanks to technology, more employees can work remotely from the comfort of their homes. And businesses are willing to make the change. About 69 percent of U.S. businesses now offer a flexible workplace policy, according to the 2019 IWG Workplace Survey.

Recruiting for Federal Contractors: Learn How to Implement the 8 Pillars for Success

Talemetry

Recruiting is hard. Recruiting in the world of federal contractors is really hard.

Addressing the Side Hustle

Fistful of Talent

I recently listened to a podcast of one of my fellow FOT team member’s Let’s Fix Work podcasts (which are awesome Laurie, by the way) that was titled Why the Side Hustle is Failing You.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

New Research Report: Improving Quality of Hire Throughout Your Recruiting Tech Stack

JazzHR

Building a successful recruiting tech stack to improve quality of hire. JazzHR recently teamed up with Verified First to release the “ 2019 Talent Acquisition Technology SMB Buyer’s Guide.”

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Hiring Software: Standalone VS End to End

ApplicantPro

Are you sacrificing quality for convenience? Choosing hiring software is a big decision that requires careful consideration, there are a lot of options out there. Since most will require a contract, it’s a choice that can affect your organization’s hiring results for years to come.

7 Top Talent Attraction Questions Answered by Andrew Levy

Lever

I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Andrew Levy, Senior Director of Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing at Employera. Andrew and I have worked together for years during my time at Glassdoor and his position as Head of Talent Attraction/Employment. Read More.

People don’t leave ‘companies’. They leave leaders. (Hint: You)

Greg Savage

You don’t get a team of great recruiters, led by a mediocre manager. The manager sets the pace in all things, and good people will rise to match that pace. However, if that pace is too low or too slow, that’s when it can get very ugly indeed. (90 90 seconds) The team sinks to a […]. Leadership Management Skills Recruitment recruitment

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.