July, 2017

Social Media Recruiting: 5 Recruiting Alternatives to LinkedIn


5 Recruiting Alternatives to LinkedIn. Submitted by Michelle Arios. LinkedIn is a great resource for recruiters, allowing you to search through more than 500 million members to find your next top talent. But if you are finding that it is falling short, you might want to go a bit more niche. There are lots of different networks which have been set up for different industries, so try these alternatives if you are trying to find something that LinkedIn doesn’t offer. .

What Does Google for Jobs Mean for Your Career Site


You've probably heard by now that Google has gotten involved in the hiring game with Google for Jobs – and it could affect your career site.

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10 of The Most Creative Recruitment Ads That Are Just A little Bit Cheeky

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How cheeky is the Burger King ad? Source: Global Recruiting Roundtable. Laazi calls a spade a spade. Source: Pinterest. Challenge Accepted. Source: Blogspot. Reverse Psychology works every time. Nothing like a bit of healthy competition amongst friends.

How to Keep Candidates Warm During the Recruiting Process


One of the biggest complaints candidates have about working with internal and external recruiters is the spottiness of the communication between them. Candidate Engagement Hiring Process Interviewing Featured

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

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The Split Personalities of Candidate Profiles


When it comes to recruiting CRM, many candidate profiles have the recruiting equivalent of multiple personality disorder. Candidates are coached (rightly so) to tailor each resume they submit to the job they are applying for. candidate sourcing

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Ask the Sourcing Squad: 3 Quick Tricks for Cold Recruiting Emails


Cold recruiting emails just aren’t your thing, right? You do all you can to make them stand out, and candidates just won’t respond. It’s time to accept that other recruiting tactics - referrals, inbound applicants, and meeting candidates at events - are more rewarding methods for you than sourcing. Right? Sourcing & Nurture

Without Metrics, Weak Onboarding Will Neutralize Your Recruiting Results


Think about it for a minute. You devote thousands of dollars and hundreds of management hours to recruiting, and as a result, you land a great candidate. But all that is for naught if the new hire gets off to a bad start and soon after quits because the onboarding program lacked goals and metrics.

Recruitment Roundup: Interview Tactics From Facebook’s Director

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Welcome to another week of our recruitment roundup, where we share with you the latest news in recruitment. Here are the latest stories to keep you in the know! Facebook Director Reveals Interview Insight.

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 sophiscated. 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.

The 7 Main Reasons Why People Change Jobs

Recruiting Daily

There are many reasons why people quit their jobs. It’s not always because of salary, as many people, including managers, have been led (sometimes erroneously) to believe.

LinkedIn Strikes Back, and Truthfully Do You Blame Them?

ERE SourceCon

If you got sucker punched in the stomach what would you do? Well, LinkedIn has been hit pretty hard lately. The press has been relentless. LinkedIn Recruiter seats have been dropping like flies.

Measuring Recruitment Marketing ROI


In general terms, we write a lot about recruitment marketing ROI.

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How Productive Are Remote Workers Really?


There are a lot of negative stereotypes that go around about remote workers. Employers and colleagues can view them as lazy and unreliable. After all, they’re probably at the beach when they’re supposed to be stapled to their desk at home.

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.

ATSs Are Jumping Into Bed with Google for Jobs and Job Boards Should Be Nervous


When Indeed launched a little over 10 years ago, job board content monopolized its search results. Scraping content from places like Monster and CareerBuilder was convenient, because Indeed could grab a lot of jobs with minimal challenges.

20 Small Employee Benefits That Make a BIG Difference

Social Talent

When you’re applying for a job do your eyes wander from the job description towards the benefits package being offered? I hope that I’m not alone? I am a firm believer that a company which rewards its staff accordingly, is a happier place to work.

Why Summer Is the Ideal Time to Recruit Passive Candidates

Recruiting Daily

If you’re a recruiter, hiring manager, or head of talent, you’ve undoubtedly heard the conventional wisdom that recruiting in the summer is hard with a capital “H.”

Your Jobs On Indeed Aren’t Showing Up On Google

ERE SourceCon

A former Indeed executive reached out to me last week regarding Google’s recent dive into Indeed’s waters and the launching of Google for Jobs. He requested anonymity, but his message went like this: Google Google+ Search Techniques Social Networking Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.

How To Cope With A Loss When Returning to Work


How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One When Returning to Work. After the loss of a loved one, your world feels like it has been turned upside-down. As time passes and you move through the grieving process, you know that you eventually need to manage your life and get back to work. The problem is, that seems much easier said than done.

7 of the Best Online Tools for Sourcing in Recruitment

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For recruiters, there are plenty of great online sourcing tools to use. We’ve compiled a list of our favourites to help you streamline and get the most from your sourcing efforts.

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Want Your Job Postings to Rank Well in Google for Jobs? Follow These 7 Optimization Strategies


Google for Jobs launched last week to much fanfare. And now we have a good idea which job boards will be giving your postings exposure, and which ones won’t.

Winter Has Come: What GoT Characters Are In Your Office?

Social Talent

Yes, yes people. The time is finally upon us – Game of Thrones is back on our screens and winter has landed on our doorsteps. OH THE EXCITEMENT!! So, to get us back on the bandwagon and into the Game of Thrones Spirit, we’ve decided to dedicate our Friday blog to the show we love so dear.

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.

Nobody Messing With My Click: A Recruitment Marketing Call To Action.

Recruiting Daily

It’s estimated there are approximately 28,000 companies competing in the HR Technology space, and some mornings, opening my inbox feels a little like I’m being bombarded by every single one of them simultaneously.

3 Reasons HR Should Pay Attention to the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal

Fistful of Talent

billion buys a lot of organic quinoa. Lots of talk around Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and what it means for the grocery business, farmers , those whose jobs will be lost to automation, and the retail industry as a whole.

Ask Watson: Key takeaways from IBM HR Summit, London 2017


My key takeaway from the IBM HR Summit in London were that organizations, and HR functions in particular, are either in the throws of, or are considering a change in strategy given the demands of the automated future of work that we are all facing.

Artificial Intelligence: Will it Destroy or Create Jobs?


In the first quarter of the 19th century, a series of violent revolts in England were perpetrated by the Luddites, textile laborers gravely concerned about the degradation of their jobs and working conditions in the midst of the Industrial Revolution.

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.

The LinkedIn Apocalypse

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If this were a movie, I would start it off with Another One Bites the Dust by Queen. The opening scene, imagine that playing as we see the mighty LinkedIn crushing Chrome extension after Chrome extension in their path.

Google Make Fresh Approach To Become A More Diverse Workforce

Social Talent

Diversity is quickly becoming the most popular buzzword word in the recruitment, with more and more company’s focusing on its importance.

Hire Power: What Google’s New Applicant Tracking System Means for HR Technology.

Recruiting Daily

Google has announced the release of Google Hire, an applicant tracking system for G Suite customers - and its first step into the HR Technology market. Blog Posts Featured News Technology Applicant Tracking System ATS candidate experience google hire hr technology Job Seeker matt charney news Recruiting Advice Recruiting Industry Tools

Just the Facts: Company Leaders Have a Huge Impact on Candidates


Business leaders have an enormous impact on every aspect of the companies they work for. They set the tone and chart the course. They embody an organization’s values, drive its vision, and establish company culture.

The Guide to Performance Job Advertising

50% of job advertising spend is wasted due to ineffective ad buying practices. This can easily be limited with some basic blocking and tackling. This guide provides 7 essential best practices that can be implemented to lower advertising costs and generate better recruiting outcomes.