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Is It Time to Refresh Your Candidate Data?

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5 Reasons to Use Talent Mapping in Your Business Growth Strategy

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Businesses grow and so too do their employees but why does mapping out the talent at your disposal have any bearing on your growth strategy? We’ve all heard the adage that a company’s greatest asset is its workforce and most people would agree; this is absolutely true.

What Is Scalable Talent Sourcing - And Why Do You Need It?

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Business growth or downsizing is a simple fact of life. In fact, there are many reasons why your company may need to increase or reduce its workforce which we will get to later. But the big question we’re asking today is; are you ready for the change?

Tackling Unconscious Bias in the Recruitment Process

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Have you ever eliminated a candidate based on tardiness or for wearing the wrong clothes? Have you bumped a candidate up the list because they went to a reputable school?

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Why is Talent Mapping So Important?

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There are so many aspects of recruitment these days that it’s hard to keep up with exactly what’s going on. From diversity to culture fit, there seems to be a new point of focus for the industry with each passing month.

Reactive vs. Strategic Sourcing – and which approach vsource can help with

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Recently we discussed the difference between proactive and reactive recruiting and how a proactive approach is often considered the best option with regards to long-term goals.

Playing the Long Game Where Inbound Recruitment is Your MVP

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As recruiters, we always try to think long-term. We work hard to nurture a candidate pipeline and hope that those who make it through the hiring process will stay the course. But while a solid pool of candidates to draw from is essential, sourcing those candidates can be time-consuming.

How to Effectively Grow Your Recruitment Team When the Clock Is Ticking

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As a recruiter, you know that when it comes to hiring you need to take a proactive approach. You build a candidate pipeline full of talented people knowing that when roles become available, you’ve got a ready-made pool of candidates to draw from. Pretty simple, right?

Agency Recruitment vs. In-House – What’s Best for You?

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When a company reaches a certain size, the major stakeholders are often faced with a difficult question; should they outsource their recruitment efforts or try to handle everything in-house?

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

What We Learned from Recruitment in 2018

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Yes, it’s that time of year again – time for panic shopping, last-minute deals, and sitting down with the family to overeat for a couple of days. But as 2018 draws to a close, we’ve got more than festive thoughts and dreams of Santa on our minds.

6 Ways to Prepare for a Diversity Recruitment Program

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Diversity Recruitment Program. A diverse workforce is one that is made up of people from different backgrounds who may have varying levels of education or experience. The group is a healthy mix of genders, age groups, and may also include those with a physical disability.

Outbound Sourcing: What Is It and Why Is It so Important?

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If you’ve been paying attention at the water cooler lately, then you’ve probably heard the term outbound sourcing dropped into the conversation here and there. But don’t for a second think that this relatively new term is a flash-in-the-pan phrase that we’ll forget about in the very near future.

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Reactive vs. Proactive Recruitment Strategy - Why It Always Pays To Be Proactive

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In times gone by recruiters filled roles as and when they became available. When an employee handed in their notice, the search for suitable candidates began.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

3 Key Components of the Perfect Passive Recruitment Funnel

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To a recruiter, passive candidates are gold. They are good at what they do (they’re in a job after all), employers love them , and unlike active candidates, they’re not looking elsewhere for a new role. But attracting their attention takes quite a bit of effort.

4 Tips for Sourcing Outside of LinkedIn

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There’s no doubt that as far as professional networking platforms go, LinkedIn is the top dog. With its lack of internet fluff, there’s no fear that a recruiter will end up down a rabbit hole of cute animal videos and funny memes.

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High Volume Recruiting Best Practices

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There comes a time in every recruiter’s career when the need for numbers seemingly outweighs the desire for high-quality hires. Yes, we’re talking high volume recruiting, and despite what you may think, you don’t have to compromise on quality.

The Perks That Your Candidates Really Want to See

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Money, vacation, chocolate chip cookies in the office coffee room; each of your candidates will likely have a very different idea about what constitutes a decent perk. But did you know that the desires and needs of the average candidate have changed in recent years?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

How to Calculate Your Cost per Hire

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Cost per hire; the three little words that sometimes feel like the bane of a recruiter’s life. As if finding the best possible candidates for a position wasn’t hard enough already, now you have to stick to a budget when doing so!

7 recruitment predictions for 2019

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2018 has been a great year for recruitment. From workplace diversity to the gender pay gap, we’ve seen some great strides taken from a social perspective. Not only that but with AI continuing in its role of prominence, it has been a great year for productivity in the industry.

Do Employee Referral Programs Improve Candidate Quality?

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Did you know that one of the most powerful recruitment tools at a hiring manager’s disposal is often the one that is largely ignored?

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Is Your Recruitment Process and Workplace LGBTQ Inclusive?

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The word diversity has different meanings for so many people. For some it means people of all ages, for others, it’s a matter of ethnicity, while there are many more who think of diversity in terms of male and female. But what about a person’s sexual orientation or gender identification?

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

9 Tips for Getting Social Recruiting Right

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You don’t need us to tell you that recruiting through social media is where it’s at right now. With the average person spending almost two hours a day on their platform of choice, it’s little wonder that social media has become a goldmine for recruitment in the last few years.

Up Against the Clock – 6 Productivity Hacks for Speedy Recruitment

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When the countdown is on, and there’s a deadline looming, it often seems like the whole world is making a concerted effort to slow you down. And short of moving your bed into the office, there’s very little you can do to fill those reqs in time.

Candidate Outreach Best Practices

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Candidate outreach is one of the most important aspects of recruitment - particularly when it comes to keeping those passive candidates feeling all warm and intrigued. However, it’s also one of the most time-consuming processes and one that for some, is quite difficult to master.

13 Halloween Recruitment Horrors

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It’s that time of year when things go bump in the night and fully-grown adults hide under the covers in fear. Yes, it’s Halloween and in between mouthfuls of trick or treat candy, we’ve been reminiscing over the horrors we witnessed during the year.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

When Recruiters React – 19 Gifs That Sum up a Recruiter’s Life

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We’ve heard it said many times before – recruitment is a calling. And at times it takes a superhuman effort to make that one last push to get through those resumes or to track down that candidate who went AWOL.

Skeletons in the Closet - How to Do a Good Background Check

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From a lack of necessary skills to a checkered past they’d rather keep hidden, there are many reasons for a candidate to be a little less than honest on their resume. So no matter what your gut feeling is about that potential superstar hire it always pays to perform a proper background check.

Boosting Retention – It’s All About Employee Engagement

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Retention; it’s the holy grail of recruitment. Hiring a candidate that not only has the skills to be a success in the role but also has the staying power to make it through that all-important first year is a dream come true for any recruiter.

Diversity – Is It Really Such a Big Deal?

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Diversity in the workplace; it’s the one thing that recruiters all over the world are talking about, and we never get tired of talking about this here.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.