October, 2018

Top 5 Recruiting Challenges to Solve in 2019

Lever

Recruiting is hard work. The competition for talent is high, making it difficult to win top-tier talent. On top of that, reactive hiring means you can’t focus on more strategic initiatives, like candidate experience and team collaboration. All of these things can wreak havoc on a hiring plan.

Talemetry Congratulates 2018 North American Candidate Experience Award Winners

Talemetry

What does an outstanding candidate experience look like? It’s the ability to consistently deliver an exemplary experience that values each individual, time and time again, across thousands of candidates who interact with your organization during the candidate lifecycle.

How Tech is Changing the Way We Manage Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Performance reviews have long been an integral part of performance management, but the time for change has come. New guidelines have been introduced to turn outdated methods into an effective performance management plan.

Guest Blog: The Three Step Approach to Long Term Diversity

JazzHR

Major businesses have been feeling the pressure to diversify their workforces for more than twenty years. In response to this pressure, many have employed a number of different diversity programs with varying degrees of success. But what result characterizes success for a diversity program?

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

Q&A With New Proactive Talent Lead Consultant, Turner Johnson

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to Turner Johnson, Lead Consultant focused on Recruiting Optimization and OnDemand Recruiting engagements for our clients, and the newest member of the Proactive Talent tribe! Turner is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and officially came onboard with us in September.

By the Numbers: October 5, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Gig Work Brings In $864 Billion in Revenue in U.S. The Numbers: Workers in the gig economy made up 31% of all U.S. workers in 2017 (about 48 million workers) per Staffing Industry Analysts. That’s an increase from 29% based on 2015 data. As well, $864 billion in U.S.

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Optimize Your Recruitment Marketing Planning with 2020 Vision

Talemetry

It’s nearly impossible to believe the new decade is on the horizon. 2020 used to sound so far away, so futuristic. But here we are. About 15 months from such a significant milestone.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

Holiday Hiring Trends Every Employer Needs to Know

JazzHR

Winter is coming, and the influx of shoppers is coming with it. In a strong job market where the number of seasonal positions heavily outweighs the number of available, quality workers, a more tactical hiring approach will need to be taken. Flexibility is crucial. Timing is paramount.

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7 Secrets of Companies Who Are Unexpectedly Winning the Talent Fight

Proactive Talent

There are plenty of “obvious” candidates for companies who are doing amazing things to attract, hire and retain great talent within their business. They show up on the pages of HBR, Fast Company and Forbes, either filling our news feeds or staring at us from magazine covers on airport newsstands.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Candidates are Calling the Shots

The Whiteboard

The tide has been turning for some time, and now more than ever it feels like a candidate’s market out there.

How to Stress Test Your 2019 Hiring Plan

Lever

You’ve got your company’s hiring plans for 2019. Now you have to plan out your talent acquisition staff headcount to meet those goals. It can feel like looking into a crystal ball with only your best guess coming back to you.

What's with All the Changes in the HCM and Recruiting Landscape?

Talemetry

If you’re like most HR and talent acquisition professionals, you undoubtedly noticed the incredible amount of news, partnerships and collaborations announced among major players in the HCM industry just in the last few weeks alone. IBM Watson and Workday. LinkedIn and Glint.

By the Numbers: October 19, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Job Openings Hit New Record High. The Numbers: August saw an 18.1% increase in job openings year over year as that number hit 7.1 million. There were about 6.2 million unemployed in August as well. The U.S.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

3 Ways Millennials Have Changed Candidate Engagement Strategy

JazzHR

When the oldest millennials entered the workforce at the turn of the century, they found an environment dominated by baby boomers and Gen Xer’s. In the succeeding two decades, millennials have made a significant impact on American work culture.

LinkedIn’s new ATS: TalentHub and more from TalentConnect 2018

Social Talent

LinkedIn is stealing the spotlight this week. Currently, the company’s focus event, LinkedIn Talent Connect is taking part in Anaheim, California.

Witness The Homesickness

The Whiteboard

Charles Darwin would be proud of us consultants! Survival of the fittest at it’s finest. Like the nomad children of the Andaman sea who eyes have adapted to swimming underwater in search of food, we consultants will for sure pass on a thicker than average skin gene to our bloodline.

Building a Best Place to Work Starts with Inclusion

Lever

We’re beyond excited that we have been recognized as a Best Place to Work for All by Fortune. Coming off our #1 spot for the best place to work in the Bay area earlier this year, we’ve been talking about what being a great place to work means to us.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

Find Phone Numbers by Googling for ?, ?, or ?

Boolean Strings

Did you know that Google can search for symbols – including these: , ?, and ? ? We can use this capability to look for publicly posted phone numbers. Use an area code to find phone numbers in a target location. Here is an example: site:nl.linkedin.com /in paas software sales director ( OR ?

By the Numbers: October 12, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Labor Market to Add 8 Million Jobs in Next 5 Years. The Numbers: Between now and 2023, the labor market is expected to add more than 8 million jobs, per a CareerBuilder report. However, only about 25% of those are thought to positively impact middle-wage earners ($14.18 to $23.59

Sustainable Hiring: How to Grow Your Teams for the Long Term

JazzHR

High first-year attrition rates can be very costly for companies. As reported by OfficeVibe, it takes an average of 27 business days and $4,000 to make a single hire. There are hidden costs as well, such as the lost productivity of an open position and the expense of training new employees.

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The Inmail Subject Lines That WORK

Social Talent

The art of the email subject line has been one of the biggest challenges of marketing teams the world over since, well, email. We know that good recruiters also display the traits of good marketers, so what can they learn about subject lines to increase their response rate from candidates?

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

The British Invasion

The Whiteboard

“You don’t know if you want a job until you’re offered the job”. This was the advice given to flaky candidates at second stage interviews by the man who taught me how to recruit.

5 Ways Text Interviews Will Surprise You

Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters are at a disadvantage in today’s hyper-connected society.

Restricted Boolean on LinkedIn

Boolean Strings

Since a recent update of the LinkedIn search for personal accounts (including the paid business accounts), we are now seeing the above screen for the searches that used to work fine. Here is what happened.

3 Hiring Mistakes That Data Can Help You Overcome

Recruiting Daily

There’s a new role opening up on a team. Which means your business has a need and it’s your team’s job to fill the role. You know that tapping into data to make smarter talent decisions is no longer a “nice to have,” but rather a fundamental element of success. In fact, 50% […].

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

3 Tips for Using SMS to Engage Job Seekers

JazzHR

Candidate engagement is an important metric to track, because it shows recruiters the effectiveness of their communications with job seekers. If candidates become disengaged, they could disappear from your recruitment pipeline altogether.

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€2M seed secured for video-based recruitment startup

Social Talent

Job UFO, a Berlin-based start-up focusing on video recruitment has secured a €2M seed for their business. The app helps to facilitate job applications through video, and focuses on the individual personality of the candidate.

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Weirdly + Bumble: A custom theme to get the beehive buzzing

WeirdlyHub

The office is buzzing with our latest custom-theme launch. Bumble approached us recently about including a customised Weirdly quiz on their (already pretty awesome) career site.

The 9 Most Sought After Work Perks

Undercover Recruiter

A recognition of your hard work can make all the difference to productivity and the atmosphere within a working environment. However, when those perks seem more like a gimmick, they can have a negative effect and can make staff wonder if they’re an invaluable member of the team.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.