April, 2018

This piece of advice changed a recruitment business forever

Greg Savage

I quite often get emails and messages from people who have appreciated or acted on my advice. I won’t lie to you, it’s gratifying when the experience you pass on, helps others. Keeps me going to be honest.

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TL;DR Grad Salaries, Blind Hiring & The War For Skills

Social Talent

Get the most important recruitment news delivered to you every Monday with our TL;DR updates. Time is valuable, so make sure you use that time wisely to catch up on the latest industry news. Highest Graduate Salaries.

Survey Says: Employee Deal Breakers to Avoid

JazzHR

The hiring process can be complicated. Some open roles receive up to 250 applicants. You’ve narrowed down your candidate pool. You think you have what you’re looking for on paper. Now it’s time to meet these applicants face to face.

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The Silent Treatment

The Whiteboard

As a recruiter, I love April. We bid farewell to the last financial year, and steam into 2018/19 with all guns blazing. For our business, it also coincides with our end of year sales meeting, team performance reviews, and some big picture thinking and planning for the year ahead.

Live Webinar: 5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker’s Market

5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market. Having a healthy candidate pipeline and attracting the largest talent pool possible is a key component of finding quality candidates, but the size of your talent pool isn't always something you can control. How do you find quality candidates in a job seekers' market? Join us in our live webinar and learn from Paycor's VP of Talent Acquisition, Bill Neese, the 5 essential steps you must take as a recruiter to thrive in today's market. Key topics covered in this webinar include: How to plan with total candidate market opportunity in mind. Rules and best practices for candidate engagement. Best practices for messaging. How to plan for recruiting capacity vs forecasted headcount. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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5 Stellar Strategies You Can Use To Recruit Passive Talent

Social Talent

The Gold Mine. For any recruiter or HR Manager, recruiting the best of the best is at the top of their agenda. Never settle with someone that is merely ‘OK’, you should be aiming for the best talent out there. They are the ones who are going to make the biggest impact on your business.

How to create a pleasant job interview environment

JazzHR

The job interview: A major step that both candidates and hiring managers often approach the wrong way. The candidate may prepare in-depth answers ahead of time. But maybe, they fail to have an organic, personable conversation with the hiring team.

7 Ways Proactive Talent Can Help Build Your Employer Brand Strategy

Proactive Talent

Having an established employer brand is crucial to your talent acquisition efforts, especially if your company is interested in top-tiered candidates who can add value real value.

5 Reasons to Consider Implementing Flextime

ClearCompany Recruiting

Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to connect with your friends, family and coworkers with nothing more than a mobile device and an internet connection. With less need for the amenities of a traditional office, comes less need for the traditional 9-5 work schedule.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

How HR Teams Can Win with Artificial Intelligence

Recruiting Daily

New technology, increased pressure to prove business impact, and a complex hiring landscape are just a few factors behind the rapid evolution of HR.

Moms at Work - An Untapped Talent Pool

ApplicantPro

As I travel around the country, I hear the same thing from most business owners, managers, and HR professionals. There just aren't enough qualified people to fill their open jobs.

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How (and Who) to Hire For a Startup

Social Talent

For the right candidate, the startup life offers unique attractions. The smaller staff size and developing procedures tend to foster more casual, faster-paced workplaces. Startups offer plentiful opportunities for advancement and collaboration. A dream job for the right person!

Takeaways from a Tech and Recruiting Roundtable Part II

JazzHR

In such an ultra competitive job market, everything seems to be in the job seekers hands. More than ever, recruiters are facing applicants who are receiving multiple offers. These candidates are requesting more time and resources to make informed decisions.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Is Your Candidate Experience Also Driving Great Candidates Away?

Fistful of Talent

We all know that job candidates are getting fed up with how they’re treated when they apply for jobs.

Why You Should Focus on Employee Experience Over Employee Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

We're Spotlighting 4 Exceptional Teams for International Recruiters Day

Lever

Today is International Recruiters Day. So we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to pay homage to our team builders, matchmakers, and best candidate advocates. Companies across the globe - whether in San Francisco or Sydney - rely on the hard work of recruiters to reach their most ambitious milestones. Think about it: it’d be pretty hard to hit those huge revenue goals without the manpower to make it happen, wouldn’t it? Recruitment process

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What Role Does Storytelling Have to Play in Employer Branding?

Undercover Recruiter

Storytelling describes the social and cultural activity of sharing stories, sometimes with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment. We’ve heard about the power of storytelling – but how does it fit into your employer brand strategy?

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.

Five Free Tools Every Recruiter Needs

Social Talent

. There are thousands of tools out there for recruiters, but we don’t always want to pay for them. Between candidate sourcing plug-ins and helpful tools for identifying talent – the cost can soar!

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How to calculate the value of your recruiting efforts

JazzHR

Solid recruitment strategies are essential to the health of an organization. HR professionals need to be able to prove their value in business terms. In fact, this is critical, otherwise, company leadership may choose to allocate resources elsewhere.

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I’m An Impostor!

Fistful of Talent

This one is going to feel like a therapy session. You’ve been warned. Read it anyway, because if you are successful professionally, you have probably fallen victim to the same affliction that 70% of us have – Impostor Syndrome.

3 Characteristics of High Performance HR Organizations According to Bersin by Deloitte

ClearCompany Recruiting

Bersin by Deloitte recently revealed which key differentiators the highest performing HR organizations have that others don’t in “ High-Impact HR ”. High-impact HR organizations are seen as HR departments that increasingly drive business and workforce-related outcomes.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

New Benchmarks Report: Discover the Keys to Sourcing Success

Lever

Candidates simply won’t answer your sourcing emails. On the rare occasions they do, you can’t even assess what you did differently to warrant a response. Ultimately, you just want to know: what are the formulae for actually hiring the candidates you source? Sourcing & Nurture

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Recruitment and GDPR Guideline Infographic

Recruiting Daily

The GDPR deadline looms large, but many recruitment organizations are far from ready. The new directive brings about numerous changes and all organizations handling personal data of EU citizens have no choice but become compliant or face severe financial consequences.

Awkward Names That Will Make Any Recruiter Sweat

Social Talent

We all like to think that we’re calm, cool and collected in any social situation… We are, of course, always wrong about this. As a recruiter, you spend time honing your phone skills and practising the best ways to engage with candidates and making them feel comfortable.

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Notes from a Tech and Recruiting Roundtable

JazzHR

On Thursday, April 5 th , General Assembly Boston brought together area recruiting experts to talk through best practices around building teams and turning HR into a strategic driver for organizations. The setting: A tech and recruiting roundtable. .

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New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

How Millennials Are Shaking Up the Workplace

Undercover Recruiter

Over the last few years, millennials have been in the spotlight for many reasons. At work in particular, much has been discussed about them: their goals, their ambitions, their overall mindset. Yet there are so many enigmas still to solve.

How Losing Top Talent is Impacting Your Bottom Line & What to Do About it

ClearCompany Recruiting

Losing a top employee can be a nightmare for just about any manager. Knowing that the team will be down another set of hands is stressful even if you were expecting it.

4 Reasons to Lean In to Remote Work as a Startup 

Proactive Talent

In the last decade alone, technology has evolved to an extent where it is possible to work from a remote location with the help of basic working tools such as a laptop, cell phone, and WiFi connection. While many companies are yet to embrace the concept of remote work environments, start-ups are getting geared to accept this idea willingly mainly because of the plethora of benefits this option provides.

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Retain Great Staff, Hire Better, Save Millions, by Offering Remote Work

Recruiting Daily

Offering remote-work options to current and prospective employees hugely increase your firm’s chances of beating out the employer competition to that perfect candidate, and of retaining your valued employees. It assists with ADA compliance and gender parity in hiring and promotion.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.