April, 2019

Recruiters. You must ask this one question.

Greg Savage

The biggest cause of recruiting screw-ups is recruiters making assumptions. And we make them every day. So much angst and wailing over things gone wrong, and the unfairness of it all! All blamed on ‘bad luck’, flaky candidates and fickle clients. But it’s not bad luck at all. It’s bad recruiting.

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What Job Seekers Today Expect During the Hiring Process [Infographic]

ClearCompany Recruiting

The recruiting landscape of 2019 is challenging. Recruiters are in a tight race to find top talent , and with copious job openings paired with low unemployment, the job seeker is firmly in the driver’s seat.

Why a Billion-Dollar Retail Company Hires for Heart and Resume, and You Should, Too

Lever

It seems everywhere I turn lately, people are having honest discussions about talent in line with business. Take the most recent podcast episode Boss Files with Poppy Harlow , for example.

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Reject With Respect: How to Decline Job Candidates

ExactHire Recruiting

One of the less glamorous tasks in recruiting and human resources is the responsibility to decline a job candidate when he isn’t the best individual for a role. While it’s not easy or fun, it can and should be done with efficiency, professionalism and respect.

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The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

How to Choose an External Recruitment Agency

The Whiteboard

I was recently asked by a marketing firm to provide them some content around what companies should look for when choosing which recruitment agency to partner with.

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Modern Recruitment Marketing Strategies

Proactive Talent

As 2019 propels forward, recruiting leaders and talent acquisition teams have much to consider and prioritize when it comes to recruitment marketing. Questions about budgeting, candidate channels, and media can be overwhelming, especially when trying to track all this activity.

How to Keep Your Employees’ Goals High Yet Attainable

ClearCompany Recruiting

Managers walk a fine line when setting goals. High and aggressive goals have a high reward when achieved. When a team reaches a goal they’ve worked hard for and put significant time into, they feel inspired and motivated to take on new challenges. This confidence boost unites the team to push on.

The Cost of Not Having a Modern Hiring Practice

Lever

When you think about why startups fail, what comes to mind? Lack of market value? Unsuccessful funding? If so, you’d be right. But just as important to startup success is having the right people on board to execute a company’s vision and strategy. Hiring ATS

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Sixty Savage Seconds – Recruitment is marketing

Greg Savage

Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘Recruitment is Marketing’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Marketing Recruitment Sixty Savage Seconds recruitment recruitment marketing

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Why Many Job Seekers Switch Jobs Frequently

Glassdoor for Employers

Why is it that some people stay devoted to one job for many years, while others seem to flit from one position to another? Why do some careerists plant themselves into a role for the long haul while others frequently uproot for greener pastures?

Create an Employee Referral Program that Works in 7 Easy Steps

ApplicantPro

It seems like all that HR folks, or really anyone who has anything to do with hiring, want to talk to me about these days are job boards. I'm constantly being bombarded with the same questions: What new job boards are worth their time? What job boards are still performing well?

What Are You Telling Employees When You Send Them Late Night Emails?

Fistful of Talent

I learned long ago that you should always be ready to take good advice — no matter where it comes from. This month, it came from a guy named Michael Dermer who touts himself in his blog and newsletter as The Lonely Entrepreneur. His words of wisdom were short, sweet, and spot-on.

4 Reasons to Care About Your Candidate's Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

The importance of the candidate experience is a trending focus among businesses today. Yet, nearly 60% of candidates have had a poor candidate experience when applying for jobs. There is a clear disconnect between the belief of its importance and the dedication of resources to improve it.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

The Challenges of Small-Business Recruiting + How to Overcome Them

Lever

The agility of small business is a great differentiator and advantage versus their larger business counterparts. Despite shifts in business winds, the small business owner can adjust their sails with ease and minimal bureaucracy. recruiting Small Business Recruiting

Resumes, Robots, and the Ethics of AI: This Week on HR Technologist

HR Technologist - RB

AI is taking over HR functions, and that is old news. But are there solid ethics that govern AI? Find out in this week’s HR tech roundup! Digital Transformation

5 Common-Thread Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

It is crucial that all involved in the interview process , from hiring decision maker to individual panel members, collectively agree on the role’s success factors.

Switch Out Your HR Hat to Drive Better Hiring Results

ApplicantPro

Remember the old Superman comics? The ones where Superman and Lex Luthor went head to head in an epic fight scene, only for Lex to barely slip out of Superman’s grasp once again?

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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.

Improve Employee Development by Starting with Yourself.

Fistful of Talent

It’s not a secret that continued development is a defining factor of lasting success. There’s truth in the saying, “what got you here won’t get you there.” Too often, I find that we forget about developing ourselves and being honest with the growth opportunities that we face as leaders.

Spring into a Less-Stressed Workplace

Indeed

Anxiety, back pain, fatigue, headaches, insomnia, weight gain or loss. It may sound like a pharmaceutical ad, but it’s actually a list of common symptoms associated with stress: uncomfortable when experienced on their own and potentially dangerous taken together.

Scaling With Speed Without Compromising Candidate Quality

Lever

Time to fill and quality of hire are two of the most common metrics that talent acquisition teams track, and for good reason. In today’s competitive talent landscape, time to fill has been increasing dramatically—but hiring managers need their roles filled yesterday.

5 Essential Expert Perspectives About the Future of Work in 2019

HR Technologist - RB

It’s 2019, and the future of work has arrived. How can organizations catch up? Here are five areas to focus on. Strategy

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.

5 Words You Can Delete From Your Job Postings

Katrina Kibben

It's one small typo between a s**t and a shift leader, people. But we can get rid of a few words altogether, typos or not. The post 5 Words You Can Delete From Your Job Postings appeared first on Katrina Kibben. Job Postings recruiting Recruitment Marketing Advice job postings

6 Areas Your Hiring Process May Be Creating Friction

ApplicantPro

I have a confession, I’m deathly afraid of icing. No, not in that "I’m on a diet and cake makes me nervous" way. I’m referring to the type of icing you get in aviation. Not sure what I’m talking about? Let me give you a little backstory.

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What’s Your Story?

Fistful of Talent

Everybody has a story, maybe more than one, impacting your work life. A few years back while attending the SHRM National Conference in Orlando, Heather Abbott, a Boston Marathon bombing victim, gave a rousing 10-minute introduction to the conference.

How to Be the Job That Gen. Z Wants

Recruiter

In the Academy Award-winning documentary Free Solo, Alex Honnold scales a massive rock — El Capitan in Yosemite National Park — without any ropes. It's a jaw-dropping, death-defying feat, but I was captivated by another detail: how Honnold lived during his quest.

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2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.