2011: The Year of Visibility

Working Girl

Business courtesy flew out the window as recruiters were swamped with resumes and simple compassion for others was consumed by personal worry. These are the themes that must concern us in 2011 if we are to recover from the greed, short-sightedness and personal tragedy of the previous two years. That''s why I predict that in 2011 HR professionals will be challenged to provide timely, accurate, operationally relevant information about the extended workforce.

Recruiting Software for EEO and OFCCP Compliance


Choosing the Right Recruiting Software can Help with EEO and OFCCP Compliance. The good news is that an emerging set of software applications called Applicant Tracking Systems can help companies comply with these regulations by automating the capture, collection, storage and reporting of these data. The post Recruiting Software for EEO and OFCCP Compliance appeared first on ApplicantStack. Blog Recruiting Best Practices Recruiting Software compliance EEO OFCCP

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“The Fish that Got Away” Is Your Employment Application Process Keeping People On “The Line?”


As recruiters, we hire all types of individuals from entry-level to executives, interns to experienced professionals, internal employees and external applicants, and full-time to temporary workers.

Hard times and poor responses in Recruiting

Strategic HCM

I’ve already noted that I’ve not been attending the CIPD’s co-located recruiting or HR software conferences this year. In fact, I’m out in Barcelona delivering my own smaller recruitment focused event. Talent shortage jumps from fifth to the first position in 2011.

Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin

Last year, Taleo, the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor. HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Halogen Software lms Plateau sumtotal systems taleoThe ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Effective Communications During the Recruiting Process


Imagine receiving 50 or more applicants for every open position and the necessity to communicate with each and every applicant from the time their information is received through the many stages of your recruiting process? 4 Steps to improve Communications during the Recruiting Process. Establish a clear, consistent, courteous and timely process for communicating with applicants and hiring managers during your recruiting process.

Project Social: I Storyvite You Again!

Working Girl

HR Technology project social recruiting Software Design I wrote a post back in July I Storyvite You about my initial experience using Storyvite , an online personal branding tool.

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4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Finding Remote Work

45 Things

While it can pay off to be active on other social networking sites such as Twitter or Facebook, LinkedIn is still a place where most recruiters will go to check out your professional profile. Many people think they want to work from home until they do it.

Passive job seeking still high in the UK

Strategic HCM

It strikes me to be a pretty good time to be recruiting, particularly for people in London and the South. Plateau software has been deployed by many of the world''s most successful enterprises. Engagement Recruitment Retention

I Storyvite You

Working Girl

business applications HR Technology recruiting SaaS social media Software Design When I saw this article on TLNT about creating a visual resume from your LinkedIn profile I was intrigued and decided to give it a whirl.

Can a Small to Mid Size Company Like Yours Afford an Applicant Tracking System? How to Sell Your CEO!


How to organize resumes your company receives is an on-going dilemma for us recruiters. I was the Recruiting Manager with a small company and I remember thinking the software must be expensive because it actually automates the hiring process from end to end – from how candidates view openings, submit resumes and complete online applications to scheduling interviews and securely storing resumes. Make a list of the negatives and positives of your current recruiting process.

The Growth of Digital HR

Strategic HCM

This type of transformation provides a new strategic agenda for HR and emphasises the need to adopt social technologies within HR’s own processes (social recruiting, social learning etc). I’m missing the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston this year.

Using technology and social media for engaging relationships

Strategic HCM

There’s been quite a bit in the HR press recently on HR technology and especially social media, perhaps in the run-up to the UK’s HR Software Show today (I’m not going to this as I’m holding on for the USA’ much larger HR Technology conference in October, and the new European one in November).

Social media and Soiled underwear

Strategic HCM

This is involving talking to end users, identifying the problems and the solutions they are trying to achieve in order to better understand how social software can help get them from A to B. My mind goes back to a Russian Sales Director I employed who we should never have recruited.

SAP HR Summit

Strategic HCM

Under a slide which started with Warren Bennis’ maxim that you should ‘recruit for integrity, intelligence and energy – and that if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you’!, SAP HR Summit at Mercedez-Benz World VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL A great event with SAP today.

It’s Not “What” You Know, But “Who” You Know!


As part of a Talent Acquisition team, Human resource Department or Staffing Firm, we recruiters need to start doing a better job of leveraging our hiring managers’ networks and contacts as well as our own. We are receiving very positive feedback from our ApplicantStack customers who are utilizing this free benefit available in our software! Blog HR and Recruiting Industry Information Recruiting Best Practices

Shame of the Nation

True Faith HR

Today, I turn over the blog to my friend Jessica Miller-Merrill to talk about efforts to reduce unemployment No Kidding -- April 1 st Proclaimed Zero Unemployment Day Social media movement launches to change the face of recruitment 04/01/2011 – Why does unemployment stand at 8.9% What part of the recruiting process is keeping positions from being filled?

‘Recruiting Daily’ Recognizes TAM Co-Founder, Edna Nakamoto

The Applicant Manager

Edna Nakamoto, CEO and co-founder of The Applicant Manager (TAM), was recently named by Recruiting Daily as “One of 300 Women in HR Technology Worth Watching”. TAM, started in 2011 by Edna and her co-founder Jim Garrison, is an applicant tracking system that was born out of a recruiting need recognized through Edna’s work as a human resources consultant.

How do the Welsh language standards affect HR software?


Since 2011, selected organisations in Wales have been required to offer their services in both the English and Welsh languages. CIPHR explains what this means for self-service HR software. How do the regulations apply to self-service HR software?

OutMatch Partners with iCIMS to Elevate the Recruiter Experience Through Prime Assessments Integration


The Prime Assessments integration provides recruiters with a deeper understanding of their talent pool, all with a frictionless experience for candidates. Integration partners since 2011, OutMatch has been a part of the UNIFi and Prime Connectors program since their inception.

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HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software


Employee Engagement Software Definition. Employee engagement software helps organizations solicit and track feedback from their employees, recognize employee achievements, and promote positive activity. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software. AskNicely NPS Software.

Applying Agile Principles to Recruiting & Talent

Jeff Waldman

concept of agile, which originated in software development, and its application in the recruiting world. By the way, if you want to read about agile software development have a look at the official agile manifesto and the core 12 principles.

3 Key Recruiting Tactics Which Propelled GE’s Transformation Into a Software Company

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When GE started recruiting for its newly-formed digital business, GE Digital, back in 2012, the most common reaction from prospects was: “If we want to work in software, we go to a startup or Google. A lot had to change if GE was going to become a software company.

Why Gamification at Work Could Change Everything


I believe that your talent management software could get a boost from gamification. Savvy software often gives tracking options like badges a dual purpose: motivating employees and aiding performance management , making performance reviews easier and more concrete.

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TENEO Recruitment in Engineering and Technology - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. TENEO Recruitment in Engineering and Technology. Another conference Im looking forward to this Summer is Teneos Recruitment in Engineering and Technology conference in Frankfurt on 12th and 13th June. ► 2011. Recruitment. (41).

Building the Future of Recruiting from Base Camp


Entelo started with a simple idea that the technology powering how people recruit should be better. In 2011 we started our company out of a live-work space (fancy way of saying apartment!) What we learned early on was that recruiters were sick of the status quo.

Drip Sourcing: A Proactive Approach to Sourcing and Engaging


According to a CareerBuilder survey, 86% of recruiters said that the labor market is candidate-driven in 2018. As a result, 73% of recruiters are struggling to find relevant candidates for their requisitions. Many recruiters consider passive candidates the solution to the current situation, but this strategy comes with drawbacks. Recruiting departments are beginning to use techniques borrowed from marketers to attract a supply of inbound candidates.

HRExaminer Watchlist: The Disappearing Assessment Interface: Traitify

HR Examiner

Date Founded: 2011. Usually, they combine claims of eliminating bias in recruiting with the gamification of an assessment test. AI Artificial Intelligence HR Technology HRExaminer HRTech Intelligent Software in HRThe Disappearing Assessment Interface: Traitify.

Internal recruitment: right or wrong? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

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23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. Internal recruitment: right or wrong? One of my readings today has been an article in HR Magazine: ‘Internal Recruitment: Right or Wrong?’ Organisations don’t compete on the way they do recruitment either.

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CRSS2013 - Recruitment and Sourcing from CERN ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. CRSS2013 - Recruitment and Sourcing from CERN. We heard about some great case studies showing the extent of change underway in recruitment. I liked James’ comment that recruitment innovation is more about mindset than technology.

Social Media Recruiting: How Can it Help Your Business?


Social media recruiting is a technique many successful businesses use. In fact, a 2012 survey from Jobvite shows that 90% of employers rely on social recruiting. If you’re not using the social networks to recruit qualified workers, you may miss finding some talented individuals. In this post, we explain some of the ins and outs of social media recruiting. What Is Social Media Recruiting. What social networks should you turn to for social recruiting?

Guest Post: 7 Essentials for the Virtual Recruiter ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

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23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. Guest Post: 7 Essentials for the Virtual Recruiter. In the meantime, resources of HR departments are drained, and further complicate the task of finding, identifying and recruiting highly qualified candidates. Recruiting Infrastructure.

Recruitment and the UK Candidate Experience ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. Recruitment and the UK Candidate Experience. recruitment candidates) too. Jeremy puts this down to the extent of RPO deals in the UK, with recruitment vendors doing a lot of candidate surveying already. ► 2011.

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3 Realities of Today’s Workforce Affecting All Employers


labor market for the next decade and a half, so now is the time to develop strategies for recruiting and retaining the skillsets that are most important to your organization’s success. This will be true for a 19-year period starting back in 2011 and continuing until 2030.

Disability inclusion in the workplace: removing the barriers to finding top talent


In the 2011 Report on Disability , theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking writes: “ We have a moral duty to remove the barriers to participation, and to invest sufficient funding and expertise to unlock the vast potential of people with disabilities. ”.

Credential platform aims to be game-changer for HR, employees


In turn,” adds Cameron, “this will provide the much-needed uplift to productivity, which has been below par since 2011, despite huge technological advancements.”. The 15 founding members, Cameron notes, represent a diverse cross-section of stakeholders, including HR- and education-tech vendors, gig platforms, background-credentialing organizations, recruitment firms and more.

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How to attract the very best talent


Engaging with and recruiting the best talent for your business is an ongoing challenge. To prepare, monitor, test and learn from your recruiting efforts, you need to have the right business systems in place.