September, 2017

How AI Connects Recruiters with Top Talent

Jobscience

The work of recruiters and HR professionals revolves around making connections with quality candidates.

The Shift into A.I. Recruiting

Leoforce

I’m proud to introduce our guest blogger this month, Jack Spain , our business and partnership development lead.

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Announcing Lever Nurture Recommendations to Kickstart Your Hiring

Lever

From day one, we set out to make Lever more than an “applicant tracking” system because recruiters deserve tools that not only track candidates but empower them with a competitive edge to win the very best talent

4 Steps to Hiring More Women in Tech

Jazz

The tech industry has historically been notorious for its lack of gender diversity. And while things are definitely changing for the better, the lack of women in tech roles is definitely still an issue. In fact, as recently as 2015, women made up just 25 percent of computer-related occupations.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

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The importance of a Recruitment Marketing platform to fill those tough finance and insurance roles

Talemetry

“ A big number of companies will be unable to achieve their initiatives because they will not be able to attract the type of talent they’re looking for 1 ”. Finance and insurance roles are tough to fill these days.

What Can You Do to Really Impress a Job Interviewer

Recruiting Blogs

Making a strong impression during an interview makes or breaks your chances at landing a job. Being called in for an interview is always a good sign. Based on what the employer has seen on a resume, he/she thinks you might be a good fit.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals

Jazz

When it comes to recruitment, you can’t afford to stand still. You need to keep up with the latest trends, keep an eye on your competitors, and develop effective strategies for making the best hires. And to get real results, you also need to put time aside to set periodic recruiting goals.

The Shift into A.I. Recruiting

Leoforce

I’m proud to introduce our guest blogger this month, Jack Spain , our business and partnership development lead.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

The Best HR and Recruiting Conferences in 2018

Talentwunder

We are firm believers that it’s never too early to start working on your conference plan for the upcoming year. For HR and recruiting pros, there are over +1,000 different conferences taking place next year and many more cropping up every day.

4 Questions To Ask Your Employee Who Just Quit

Fistful of Talent

Sometimes it’s a shock when a star employee leaves your company to pursue another opportunity. Sometimes it’s not (and you kinda wanted them to leave, know what I’m sayin’?). Shocked or not, I’m sure you wonder why such a gem of a team member is leaving you in the dust.

5 Tips for Writing An Irresistible Cold Recruitment E-mail

Social Talent

If you are a recruiter working on hard to fill positions, chances are you have cold called and emailed hundreds of candidates. Most recruiters I know have 10–15% conversion rates on emails. If marketers and sales people had a similar conversion rate, they would be out of their jobs soon!

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4 THINGS JOBSEEKERS WANT FROM YOUR HIRING PROCESS

Recruiting Blogs

When someone applies for a job, there are certain things potential candidates will expect from the hiring manager during the hiring process. Often the employer’s wants/needs are highlighted while those of job seekers are overshadowed.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

(Potential Illegal) Interview Questions You Should Never Ask

Lever

Interview questions are meant to help you evaluate candidates and determine which of them is best for your open role. However, some questions may do more harm than good if they lead to discrimination or invasion of privacy. Even when asked innocently, they can lead to unconscious bias in the recruitment process, or they can make your candidates reconsider working at your company. To evaluate and hire the best candidate possible, steer clear of these (potentially illegal) interview questions.

AI Makes Recruiting Simple

Jobscience

With the vast number of applications available for staffing companies to use, it can be quite cumbersome and time consuming for recruiters to manually parse through millions of resumes to find top tier talent.

Improve the Candidate-Consumer Experience of Finance and Insurance Services with Better Recruitment Marketing

Talemetry

With a 2.1% unemployment rate, the financial services and insurance industries face dire challenges in terms of recruiting now in late 2017.

To Ask or Not To Ask For The Salary History?

Fistful of Talent

“What do you currently make?” – a question we’ve all heard at least once in our lifetime. Why does it matter?” – a response we’ve all thought more than once in our lifetime. Salary talk is cringe-worthy—there’s no doubt about that.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

5 Simple Ways To Engage With Your Employees

Social Talent

Yesterday we talked about how important it is to challenge your workforce and how it helps to keep your employees engaged in the long run. Today, we’re going to give you 5 examples of how to do just that! Some businesses struggle to engage with their employees.

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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Amazon Web Services

Recruiting Blogs

. Amazon Web Services (AWS)is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis with a free-tier option available for 12 months. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there.

How to Hire Talent Successfully in the Entertainment Industry

Lever

Most recruiters know what it’s like to get hit with a hiring fire drill. Whether you suddenly have to scale due to ambitious revenue goals or a demanding new project, those intense hiring pushes are frenzied - but ideally, they're ideally temporary. The entertainment industry is different. Here, the sudden need to hire creative talent for a new film arises often. And when it does, teams have to quickly tap into an existing network of qualified candidates.

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Have you picked out the most suitable online recruitment software?

WebRecruit

More and more these days, the success of a given company’s hiring campaign hinges on the online recruitment software it is using. But with so many platforms out there that are continually claiming to be the best on the market, how can you be sure of the one that aligns best with your own needs?

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

Enhance Your Onboarding System in 3 Steps

BirdDogHR

You are here Home » Blog » Latest Blog Article. Enhance Your Onboarding System in 3 Steps. September 13, 2017. Onboarding begins on day one and can make or break a new hire’s experience with a company. It also sets the tone for their level of productivity and caliber of work done.

How Google for Jobs is Breaking Talent Acquisition’s Biggest Pet Peeve

Fistful of Talent

Okay, Google for Jobs in changing the world!!! We can all lose our minds now and freak out! You’ve probably already seen a huge shift in your applicant traffic. I’ve spoken to some corporate talent acquisition leaders that are seeing up to a 60% shift in applicant traffic because of Google for Jobs. Most of the traffic loss is coming from Indeed, which makes sense as Indeed jobs are not being “indexed” in Google for Jobs.

3 Simple Ways To Reach A Decision Maker In A Company

Social Talent

One of the most common struggles for sales professionals is reaching out to the right person – the decision makers! Salespeople pour their heart and soul into orchestrating the perfect pitch, then for it to fall on deaf ears. So, where are they going wrong?

What’s wrong with Sourcers!!!

Recruiting Blogs

I am taking a break from my series on lesser sites, to write this post because of a few interactions I have had over the last week or so with “sourcers”. These interactions led me to wonder what is wrong with sourcers these days. .

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

6 Warning Signs Your Candidate Will Flake

Undercover Recruiter

Few things beat the exhilaration of finding the right person for the job. They generally come along a bit too late for comfort, after many revised job spec drafts, and much too much trawling through the internet. But then you’ve got them! Woo hoo!

Talent Innovation Summit Countdown: Learn New Strategies to Score Recruiting Resources

Lever

It's not always easy to decide you absolutely need an applicant tracking system. Maybe your team is too small; maybe your money would be better spent elsewhere; maybe “later would be better.” Eventually, though, you realize just how much it would revolutionize your day-to-day. You see, for example, that it would instantly spare you the agony of juggling your email, a messy spreadsheet, Slack, and Google calendar all at once. But that realization is only half the battle.

The Soft Skills to Look for in Candidates

iCIMS

Your employees will need both hard and soft skills to succeed at your company, and it’s important to understand what to look for and how

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The Battle Over Casual Work Dress: It’s Time to Declare Victory and Let It Go

Fistful of Talent

Back in 1994, I showed up for a job interview in Honolulu wearing a suit and tie. It was the hottest, sweatiest interview I ever had. Fortunately for me, that didn’t matter. I got the job but I never dressed that way again during my three plus years as a newspaper editor in the Aloha State. The reason I bring this up is because of the ongoing debate over the benefits and possible downsides to more and more employees dressing casually on the job.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.