April, 2017

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New Facebook Features Boost Hiring Outreach

BrightMove

New Facebook Features Boost Hiring Outreach. Facebook recently amped up its job application capabilities—what does this mean for HR, recruiters, and applicants? In terms of numbers, Facebook reports 1.23 billion daily active users. Without argument, user engagement on Facebook is unmatched. While using Facebook as a talent pool is not new, the social media channel now offers more features for those interested in finding or filling a job.

Top 9 Candidate Sourcing Best Practices

ClearCompany Recruiting

Candidate sourcing is a very specialized and difficult position. Sourcers or researchers must use multiple platforms to find the most qualified candidates for a given job.

Ouch, 50% Of New Hires Fail! 6 Ugly Numbers Revealing Recruiting’s Dirty Little Secret

ERE

Large corporations have thousands of business processes, but I doubt that you’ve ever heard of a single process that has a 50 percent failure rate.

3 Reasons It’s Time To Practice X-Ray Searching on LinkedIn

Social Talent

As a recruiter, you are well accustomed to the LinkedIn search bar at this stage. It’s been your partner in crime for many years.

The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.

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How the Top 4 Best Places to Work Nail Employee Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

51% of employees aren’t engaged , and haven’t been for a while. Gallup has been researching engagement of the American workforce for over 15 years. They discovered four foundational needs to achieve employee engagement. Talent Management

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Facing a Shortage of Applicants? — Losing Applicants Explained With 5 Ugly Numbers

ERE

It’s an almost universal complaint across both corporations and small businesses around the world. “We We aren’t getting enough applicants and it is hurting our business.”

3 Important Recruitment Metrics To Drive Your Business

Social Talent

Data is one of the most valuable assets that a business has. Without it, businesses would find it extremely hard to keep track of anything.

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Google Quietly Launches ‘Badass’ Hiring Tool For Employers

ERE SourceCon

It looks like Google isn’t taking Facebook’s move into the employment space lying down. The company is quietly introducing a new product called Google Hire.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

Bots, Big Data and Chicken Little: Why Fundamentals Always Win in Recruiting

Lever

It seems we recruiters lately are suffering from “Chicken Little” syndrome. The constant kvetching I hear includes: “There are too many tools- I can’t keep up!”, “Big Data is making my job so much harder!”, and my personal favorite, “AI will take our jobs!”. Deep breaths everybody. Inhale. Exhale. There, there, fellow recruiters.

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Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks

BrightMove

Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks. For companies seeking top leadership or niche talent, adding travel benefits to the list of job perks can sweeten an offer for hire. As expected, the talent market is tightening. With more jobs than candidates at certain levels, companies are once again looking for the right combination of salary, benefits, perks, and options to attract talent and welcome specialized skills in the door.

3 Steps to Build Purpose into Your Work Culture

ClearCompany Recruiting

Your company exists for a reason: The founders saw a problem in the world and they came up with a profitable solution. For employees at the top levels of the company, this may be obvious; they probably know exactly what their job is working to solve.

Google Quietly Launches ‘Badass’ Hiring Tool for Employers

ERE

Looks like Google isn’t taking Facebook’s move into the employment space lying down. The company is quietly introducing a new product called Google Hire.

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Social Recruiting Survey Reveals How Recruiters Are Changing Strategies to Overcome Hiring Challenges

In a highly competitive job market, information is power. Check out our 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey to learn all kinds of hiring trend data.

The Most Unusual Interview Questions (Infographic)

Social Talent

For job candidates, the must be prepared to be asked anything before walking in to an interview. On the other hand, as an interviewer, you want to ask the most important questions that will get you the answers you want to hear.

Rambling on About Job Board Acquisitions, CareerBuilder, Monster, and the Dutch. Also Some Gifs.

Good To Know

It's important to know who you are. Monster, CareerBuilder, etc lost sight of that, and lost value as a result. Job Boards recruiting Recruitment Technology Talent Acquisition Technology Uncategorized CareerBuilder Monster Recruiting Technology

Sorry, But You're Buying Recruiting Software All Wrong

Lever

Earlier this week, I had the distinct pleasure of hosting Bersin by Deloitte analyst Josh Bersin at Lever HQ for a fireside chat. In an industry packed with pundits and awash with self-proclaimed influencers, Josh is one of the few legit luminaries. After an impressive career in Product, Sales, and Marketing, Josh founded Bersin & Associates in 2003, selling it nine years later to Deloitte.

Fight or Flight? How CEOs Decide Whether to Exit

BrightMove

Fight or Flight? How CEO’s Decide Whether to Exit during a Business Downturn. Turnover impacts productivity at all levels—especially in the C-Suite. A recent study looks at the decisions made by CEOs to stay or go when their company hits hard times. Business success is anything but guaranteed. While 50 percent of start-ups fail within the first five years, the business lifecycle of S&P 500 companies (Standard and Poor’s) is now about 15 years, which is down from 67 years in the 1920s.

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5 Recruiting Key Performance Indicators

How many phone screens are required for each new hire? How quickly do candidates move through your hiring process? What recruiting data is meaningful to your company's senior leadership?

3 Keys to Building a Collaborative Relationship with Hiring Managers

ClearCompany Recruiting

The relationship between a recruiter and hiring manager is an interesting one. Both roles are a necessity to making a strategic and suitable hire, yet it’s not uncommon to struggle with finding the right balance when searching for talent. Recruiting & Sourcing

Frustrated With Your Recruiting Results? Ask New Hires ‘What Worked’

ERE

It’s a basic law for business process improvement. When your process is completed, you survey your users to find out what worked and what didn’t work.

8 Mortifying E-mail Mistakes

Social Talent

They say you should write what you know. Well, I know all too well the feeling of dread slowly filling your body as you realise you’ve made a huge mistake. We can all relate to the terror of realising you sent a private message to “Reply All” or attached the wrong image.

Time for the Jedi to End: How to Hire More Women in Tech

Recruiting Daily

As you have heard by now, the next chapter in the Star Wars saga is here. And I got to thinking, why do people refer to themselves as the Jedi of (Insert job title here?) Just type “Jedi” into any popular job search site and the term is likely to produce pages of listings that are […].

Get the Definitive Guide to Recruiter & Hiring Manager Partnerships

We've teamed up with Glassdoor to bring you the 10 steps you need to take to build an effective partnership with hiring managers.

How Shopify Revolutionized Proactive Sourcing

Lever

Sourcing is a nonstop grind. Even if you relish the challenge of uncovering fresh talent or personalizing cold reach-outs , it’s soul-crushing when great candidates don’t engage with you. Still, we can promise your hard work will pay off. Just ask the team at Shopify

If You Haven’t Noticed Boolean is Back! These Are the Latest Changes to LinkedIn

ERE SourceCon

For the past few months, LinkedIn has been undergoing an extreme makeover. Originally announced through their blog , many LinkedIn users have seen these changes roll out on their desktop.

Get Started Today! 5 Tips On Giving Better Performance Reviews

ClearCompany Recruiting

Performance management is constantly evolving. A process once shunted into a once a year, anxiety-riddled meeting, has morphed into a more constant feedback loop between managers and their employees that occurs quarterly, monthly, even weekly. Performance Management

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It’s Time to Set Talent Acquisition Free

ERE

It is time to cut the tether on talent acquisition. It is time to release it from the harbor of HR and let it move out into the business where it belongs as an independent operating, standalone business function.

The Biggest Trends in Recruitment and Retention: PI Worldwide Survey Results

Learn about recruitment and retention from respondents in business support and logistics, education, finance and financial services, and healthcare and manufacturing.

Recruiters, How Friendly Can You Be With Your Candidates?

Social Talent

It’s Monday morning at their dead-end job, and a dissatisfied employee has just received a text message from a recruiter: “Hey m8, u want a job? =)”. For most recruiters, such a scenario will fill them with horror. But a growing number will shrug it off as no big deal.

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Started Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Recruiting true story. I came into recruiting just over 10 years ago and I started my career as an agency recruiter. I was given a Monster login and I was told to find some accounts payable clerks before the end of the week. Over the years I’ve learned a lot about the profession but there […].

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion Part 4: Reducing Hiring Bias

Lever

We believe passionately that diverse and inclusive companies make for more innovative, engaged, and happy teams, and we speak with forward-thinking talent leaders all the time who feel the same. We’re writing this series on how to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace because people are ready for the next level of discourse around diversity and inclusion; one aimed at actual solutions.

How to Build an Employee Wellness Program from the Ground Up

Jazz

Encouraging a healthier, more active workforce is a good thing. Not only will it make you a more attractive employer, it will also lead to a variety of benefits ranging from greater employee productivity to lower absenteeism.

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Employer Branding: Five Tips to Make Your Career Site Your #1 Recruiting Asset

Learn how HR Directors in Enterprise companies can use their career sites as their number one recruiting asset.