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Arrogant Recruiting

HR Hardball

One thing he discovered rather quickly when discussing this situation with his recruiting team is that the  on-line application process  was taking a minimum of 45 minutes. The concern of recruiters, of course, is that candidates are being lost before ever making contact with the company, due to a cumbersome on-line application process. ( published on LinkedIn, November 17, 2015).

Recruiting “Leftovers”

HR Hardball

metaphor alert]   You just described most corporate recruiting “menus.” ” Your recruiters are overwhelmed, out of time, out of patience, and out of energy. recruiter finds 5 or 6 resumés that fit the profile, then moves on to the next requisition. But, like unicorns and Bigfoot, that particular recruiter remains elusive. ” Edible? But guess what?

Experts Discuss: The Future of Mobile Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

Mobile Recruiting

The New Recruiting Metric: First Year Retention


Recruiting, in some ways, is actually easier to measure because it is very similar to sales: you either have results or you don’t. Today I want to talk about first year retention, a measure that I believe is going to continue to grow as a recruiting metric, even though many companies wouldn’t consider it even remotely linked to recruiting as of today.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Recruiting Software for Agencies Establish a Timeline for Your Go-Live Date Outline a Selection Read the Fine Print Table of Contents Map Out & Understand the Pricing Structure Know the Activation Plan -. the opportunity to dramatically improve the recruiting and hiring processes. system that hampers your recruiting process instead of improving it. recruiting projects.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany HRM

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. What can you do in 2017 to help your recruitment endeavours? We’ve got you covered with these 10 tips: Recruiting & Sourcingmarketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up.

A Basic Recruiting Compliance Checklist

ClearCompany HRM

Following best practices for record keeping in your recruiting process will help to minimize your company’s risk exposure in the event of a government audit or lawsuit. Recruiting & SourcingFederal and state laws require employers to maintain a number of specific records relating to the company’s hiring and employment practices.

7 Recruiting Competencies to Guide the 21st Century Recruiter


I used to think that recruiters were just the same as human resources professionals. I was wrong. I was in fact very wrong. You can click here to read the talent acquisition and recruiting trends piece. Whether you are an HR practitioner, recruiter or leader, you are responsible for finding, cultivating and building talent within your organization. Recruiters are strong.

Too Many Recruiting Tools Are Killing Your Recruiting Efforts

The Tim Sackett Project

This happens in recruiting too many organizations. We start out with a bunch of recruiters and some phones. That’s not enough we need to add some other stuff, these recruiters need tools! What happens to your recruiting team as you add more tools? Core recruiting skills diminish, or at the very least don’t increase. What we know is technology doesn’t make you better at recruiting. Technology makes you faster at recruiting, but if you suck at recruiting, technology will only make you suck faster! Your recruiters.

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Recruiting High Performers: Compensation Out, Compassion In

ClearCompany HRM

What’s the key to recruiting high performers ? Recruiting high performersEvery company wants high performers. They’re more productive, highly driven, can save you money on hiring and, if you can keep them around long enough, they have the potential to do great things for your organization. Compassion.

Inbound Recruitment: What You Need to Know

ClearCompany HRM

Social recruiting. There’s no doubt recruiting has seen a ton of changes and new ideas over the last decade. Recruiting & SourcingCandidate experience. Employer branding. We know how important it is to build relationships with talent , especially passive candidates who have skills and rapport.

Recruiting, Employing and Retaining Skilled Laborers


In this competitive industry, here are some great strategies to recruit and keep your talent: Keep things simple. When recruiting , create a career path for the position so the employee can get a sense of opportunity from the position. BirdDogHR understands the importance of recruiting qualified personnel to avoid safety issues and costly deadline delays. Recruitment.


Underutilized Recruitment Marketing Tactics

China Gorman

A recent Smashfly publication, the Smashfly Recruitment Marketing Report Card for the 2016 Fortune 500 , came across my desk a couple of weeks ago. And if you’re involved at all in recruiting talent, you’ll find it interesting. It’s easy to assume that the Fortune 500 are among the most effective recruitment marketers out there. on their recruitment marketing.

Why Do We (So) Often Recruit the Wrong People?


Too late though, our judgment has led to a bad hire  and we ended up recruiting the wrong person for the job. The problem lies in the fact that we often fail to perceive a person in an objective way during the recruitment process as a number of biases influence our perceptions. RecruitmentA candidate is generally judged based on the success of his previous work experiences.

[Infographic] Top Skills Recruiters Must Have in 2017

Get Hppy

Over the past few years,  Millennials have dictated the pace of the recruitment landscape: fast, and dynamic. This generation has completely vacated the classic recruiter-job seeker relationship. With this, recruiters must update their skills to adapt to the new set of job seekers. The post [Infographic] Top Skills Recruiters Must Have in 2017 appeared first on Hppy.

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The Recruiting Reel Episode 3: Tips for First-Time Recruiters

Spark Hire

And this is The Recruiting Reel, a video series in which we discuss real recruiting challenges with prominent recruiting experts to provide you with actionable tips you can apply to your own recruiting. Today’s show features Greg Savage, a global recruiter with 35 years of experience owning, managing, and growing staffing businesses across the world. Quality.

Recruiting in a Winter Wonderland

ClearCompany HRM

For recruiters, the winter season can throw up some roadblocks, but you have a choice. Are you going to let the storm outside hold you down, or are you going to recruit in a winter wonderland? Recruiting Paperless Onboarding Not everyone sees winter as the beautiful transformation of nature that it can be. You decide.

5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting & SourcingThe hiring decision assesses three components: knowledge, skills and competencies. Candidates must possess professional knowledge and institutional knowledge to perform on the job, and they must have the functional and technical skills required of the role.

The Recruiter Diaries: Interview Mistakes

ClearCompany HRM

As a recruiter, you get to see the most dreadful, surprising and sometimes hilarious candidate interview mistakes imaginable. Here’s what some of today’s recruiters have endured throughout their careers in recruiting. The workforce might be evolving, but the mistakes of today pretty much line up with the interview mistakes people have been making for decades. Interviews

3 Signs You’re a Proactive Recruiter

Spark Hire

The most successful recruiters are the ones who are proactive versus reactive.  Proactive recruiters are always on top of the game and because of this they are able to fill positions with the right talent and with the speed that hiring managers need. There are three easy ways to know if you are a proactive recruiter: 1. You recruit BEFORE the jobs are available.

Social Recruiting 101: LinkedIn Profile for Recruiters


One of my clients is a successful and interesting recruiter. Jay recruits senior executives in the oil industry. He was incredibly adept with the LinkedIn Recruiter platform for his candidate searches but needed help with his personal brand and profile. have never been a recruiter myself, but I am a life long sales person, and I have had the opportunity to work with many recruiters who happened to participate in my LinkedIn workshops. also work with job seekers and college students and have helped them connect with recruiters. Photo. Summary. Headline.

2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

HR Daily Advisor

Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. Both recruiters and candidates will benefit from understanding how the landscape is shifting in the coming year. Not only are the interview formats adapting, but the skills that recruiters and hiring managers seek are also shifting. And boy is it shifting! New Skill Sets.

Inbound Recruiting Is Killing Your Talent

The Tim Sackett Project

Most recruiting done today is inbound recruiting. Too much inbound recruiting kills your overall talent. Inbound recruiting relies on active applicants. You aren’t even touching 75-80% of the total workforce by using inbound recruiting. But, But, Inbound Recruiting is great because that 25% is still a huge number and boy can we still get a bunch of applicants and, well, it’s easier. I don’t have stats on this (if you find them please share!) but I would guess 90% of organizations only use Inbound Recruiting!

Recruiter Checklist for 2017

HR C-Suite

Don’t get caught up in all the new year countdown frenzy without taking the time to sit down and reflect on how you, as a hiring or recruitment manager, can improve your recruitment policies and processes in 2017. To help you revisit current practices and plan for next year’s goals, here’s a recruiter checklist for […].

LinkedIn Adds 2 New Features for Recruiters & Job Seekers


I talk to recruiters and job seekers every day. LinkedIn just gave a nice connection lift to both recruiters and job seekers with two new updates. Recruiters using LinkedIn Recruiter can find more interested candidates and reduce the time to hire. Job seekers can signal interest privately and send a signal to recruiters midway in the application process. 1. Open

Recruiting Secret #36

The Tim Sackett Project

Everyone wants to know the secret to great recruiting. Recruiters want to know each other’s secrets to finding great talent. Recruiting Secret #36 – . Most hires you will make as a recruiter will find you. There is still a prevailing idea in recruiting, especially on the corporate side, you should make it difficult for candidates to be able to get in touch with and find you. Great recruiters. The best recruiters in any industry, are easy to find. Candidates want to know how to get into companies. You don’t find them. Are you?

3 Simple Ways to Tidy Up Your Recruiting Process

ClearCompany HRM

Despite the hectic job of a recruiter, which consists daily of answering phone calls and emails, completing ATS searches, social recruiting searches, mind-numbing data entry and let’s not forget interacting with live-action humans like co-workers and bosses, they have to constantly assess how efficient their own processes are. Recruitment Process

4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

ExactHire HR Trends

Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. In order to thrive in what might be called the “mobile recruiting wild,” these elements must be addressed. Your approach to connecting with candidates, as well as the budget available for recruitment spending are critical factors for consideration.

5 Qualities of a Top-Notch Recruiter

Spark Hire

When looking for an A-player in recruiting, it can seem like an uphill battle.  However, you can make your hiring decision much simpler by searching for 5 key skills in each recruiting candidate. . 1. One of the most important things to look for in a recruiter is drive and motivation.  A top-notch recruiter will be persistent and be driven to succeed.  Optimism.

T3 – @SocialTalent – Recruitment Training

The Tim Sackett Project

This week on T3 I review the recruiter/sourcing training platform Social Talent. Social talent is an on-demand platform that trains your recruiters to get a ‘black belt’ in internet recruitment. Social Talent also has an advanced black belt and an inclusion and diversity recruitment certification. Built by recruiters for recruiters.

25 Apps for Recruiters

Spark Hire

But regardless, as a recruiter, your time is valuable, so it’s important to download the apps that will make your workflow more efficient. Below are 25 apps recruiters can utilize to increase productivity and drive more revenue for their company. Recruiting with social media (the right way). With recruiting, there may be some required travel involved. Please. Just don’t.

Rethinking the Role of Recruiters

Visibility Software HR

Recruiters as brand ambassadors – as opposed to salespeople - for your organization. As a recruiter, you’re charged with filling open positions with the most qualified candidates. You, as a recruiter, are the initial human point of contact for your company’s brand and are in the unique position of using both your experience and your discretion to make vital hiring decisions.

Why Mobile Recruiting is Here to Stay

ClearCompany HRM

Recently there’s been a bit of backlash against the rising tide of mobile recruiting. When hearing about mobile recruiting trends , some have argued the whole thing is a sham. They talk about how companies are simply profiting from the idea of mobile recruiting but recruiters aren’t. Mobile Recruiting Mobile Application Mobile Candidate Experience According to pundits and thought leaders, the numbers are promising, but they’re used to promote products that don’t need to exist in the marketplace.

How to Recruit for Retention


Recruiting a new employee is a time consuming and important process. HR professionals estimate recruitment can rack up costs equalling between 15% to 30% of a position’s future salary. With the average hiring period lasting 10 to 12 weeks, and possible temporary staff having to be hired in the interim, recruitment is ideally something you only do once. Recruitment.

How Recruitainment Is Changing the Recruiting Industry


” The recruitment industry as a whole is an ocean of bias, personal opinion, connections, and let’s faces it, a whole lot of luck. . Top talent who may not have the right connections or could not afford the brand name schools miss valuable opportunities because the recruitment industry is so focused on whom you know instead of what you know. Gamification of Recruitment .