2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

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Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. To get ahead of the pack this year, it is essential to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry. Both recruiters and candidates will benefit from understanding how the landscape is shifting in the coming year. Panels, one-on-one sessions, phone screens, and other traditional interview formats are still, and will continue to be, prevalent.

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How to get the most out of your recruitment CRM


Doing ‘more with less’ is de rigueur for businesses to succeed in the current economic environment. Established businesses lean towards pursuing higher productivity in less time – and with fewer resources – and make the effort to build a sustainable workforce that thrives.

How to Get To the Root Cause of Employee Engagement Issues

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , a tech-enabled service that helps companies establish more real-time feedback loops to uncover hidden engagement issues. I’d like to think we all agree that asking employees for their feedback is valuable. Even the best designed surveys can struggle to anticipate the follow-up needed to get specifics. 4 Common Organizational Concerns (and How to Address Them).

Enriching the Employee Experience

Speaker: Isaac Mallory, Director of Sales & Business Development at HR Performance Solutions, and Jennifer Dickey, HR Consultant and speaker for HR Performance Solutions

Issues with employee engagement and productivity continue to grow. The power has shifted from employer to employee as employees now have the choice to be very selective about their employer. Top talent knows they can leave mediocre organizations for thriving environments. Understanding and enhancing your internal talent is critical for companies to drive results that will positively impact and contribute to your bottom line. Implementing strategies that support an engaging employee experience will help your company be successful in attracting and retaining that top talent.

INTERVIEW: Dave Ulrich on How To Win the War for Talent

HR Bartender

It refers to a competitive landscape in recruiting and retention. Given the recent shift to a candidate-driven market and other indicators like low unemployment, the use of war for talent seems very appropriate. I had the chance to chat with him a few years ago about the future of the HR profession. And I’m delighted he agreed to talk with me about his new book and the war for talent. How do HR professionals know the best advice to follow?

5 HR Tech Tools You Didn’t Realize You’re Using Wrong

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HR tech tools are important for any business. With the overwhelming array of new technologies, it’s easy for recruiters and business leaders to be confused about what’s most effective for their hiring needs. For Crawford Thomas Recruiting , finding the right HR tech tools and using them correctly was crucial to the company’s success. Realizing they needed to kick it up a notch, company leaders switched to using a video interviewing platform.

How To Link Recruiting Metrics To Business Outcomes

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According to LinkedIn's 2017 Global Recruiting Trends Report , "quality of hire" is the top recruiting metric that hiring managers care about—and for good reason. Employees are your most valuable resource, and with 40 percent of today's Fortune 500 companies predicted to go out of business over the next 10 years, hiring the right people is crucial for your survival. And, on a more basic level, people want to work with great people.

The Reason Companies Should Calculate Cost Per Hire

HR Bartender

Back in 2012, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) worked with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to create a uniform standard calculation for cost per hire (CPH). Basically, here it is: CPH = (External Recruiting Costs + Internal Recruiting Costs) / Total Number of Hires for a Time Period. External recruiting costs include agency fees, advertising, job fairs, college recruiting, relocation, etc. If you know how to use them.

INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

Which is why I’m very excited to share with you today’s interview. But before we start, I want to share how I learned about Dr. Jac Fitz-enz. I’ve told this story before but I’m going to tell it again. budget and staff) we needed to achieve our goals. When it came time for me to talk about projects and needs, sometimes I would get what I wanted and sometimes I didn’t. I was determined to find out what they were doing that I wasn’t.

7 common HR technology challenges and how to overcome them


Small and mid-size businesses share many challenges when it comes to HR technology. This includes everything from disparate systems that don’t communicate seamlessly with each other (e.g., one system for payroll, another system for time tracking and another for employee benefits management), to disruptive software upgrades and limited reporting capabilities. So, what common challenges can new HR technology help your business overcome?

3 Questions to Help You Cross the Recruiting Finish Line


Cheesy coaching and athletic stories tell us to "envision our end result." Then we will know how to get from Point A to Point B. When you have an open position, once your job description is ready to go, take a step back before posting. Try to picture what qualities you would like in the person filling that role. Everyone wants the hardworking, detail oriented, collaborative candidate to walk through the door. Potential to Grow.

Marketing (and Showcasing) Your Corporate Culture During Recruitment


Most corporate executives consider marketing to be a customer-focused function. The same marketing strategies that work for promoting products and services to consumers also work as powerful recruiting tools. And today, you need to be able to use those marketing strategies to showcase your corporate culture during recruitment—or risk being overlooked. How can you convey your culture to candidates to find that fit?

How to Improve Recruiter Efficiency By Slaying Dirty Data Issues


As unemployment rates continue to drop and the competition for talent in key roles heats up, talent acquisition leaders have little choice but to work smarter. Recruitment’s impact ripples out across the employee lifecycle. Every time a recruiter gets the right person in the right seat, the benefits from measurable improvements in employee performance has an impact on bottom-line outcomes such as new sales, product improvements, or increased patient satisfaction scores.

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How to Recruit and Engage Seasonal Workers

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While the holidays seem to start earlier and earlier every year, the rush of late November and December can't be denied. Next week will kick off the biggest holiday shopping season to date. Americans are expected to spend $682 billion , a 4 percent increase from last year, and retailers are preparing for the demand by recruiting hundreds of thousands of seasonal employees. How should retailers recruit and engage seasonal employees?

Solving Tomorrow's Problems : Lessons From HR Tech 2017

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"Choose the Future" was the theme of the 20th annual HR Technology Conference held in Las Vegas last week. Innovators from across the HR world and beyond came together for four jam packed days to learn, collaborate, problem solve and have a little fun while reimagining HR and solving tomorrow's most press workforce problems with the help of technology. To read more, check out #HRtechconf on Twitter! McIlvaine (@amcilvaine) October 11, 2017.

2021 Was the Biggest Year Yet for HR Tech: See 30+ of the Top M&A Activities


When you juxtapose that with the fact that 2021 was the biggest year ever for the HR technology market in terms of investment, we just couldn’t go without sharing the biggest pieces of the last 12 months and highlighting a few for their specific value. Learning Management Technology.

How to Hire Executives


Recruiting top talent is hard enough, let alone when you’re trying to reel in a big fish. Simply put, you’re going to need a thoughtful strategy. Be Patient Eager to jump right in? Executives are entrusted with the authority to hire, fire, and make key business decisions, meaning they have a disproportionate impact on employees and your workplace culture. Take time to research the role and its requirements. Recruitment

18 Ways: How to Find your Dream Candidate for 2017


You’re looking to expand your team. Now you want to find candidates that fit your company culture and bring the right expertise to the job. While you could just post to one of the huge job sites like Craigslist or Indeed, there are a number of other unique and creative ways to grab the attention of your future colleague , and here are a few…. Set them on a mission to find the perfect candidate and reward them accordingly if they succeed.

When to hire a recruiting agency


Recruitment agencies save your company time and effort by sourcing and shortlisting candidates for your open roles. Why you should use a recruitment agency: There are many benefits of using a recruitment agency, especially when you: Have short-term hiring needs. A recruiting firm finds employees fast, since they have a network of candidates with whom they have built relationships. Want to enhance your pipeline for a role.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017


It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. Until engagement numbers dramatically increase, we are going to continue presenting these trends. Here is what the experts are saying we can expect for employee engagement in 2017: 1) Employee Engagement Will Grow…Slowly.

The 10 Skills Every Recruiter Should Have

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I should probably add “hiring manager” to the title of this post. It’s not fair to simply say, “Hey! I’m not writing this post to say that a recruiter or hiring manager needs to have these skills before they can get involved in the recruiting process. You can use this list to help develop those individuals involved in recruiting. 10 Skills Every Recruiter and Hiring Manager Should Have. They need to speak up. Technology.

How to Write a Résumé in 2017: The Definitive Guide


Do you know that the average time recruiters spend looking at a résumé is 6 seconds? Your résumé is your marketing tool, and YOU are the product. The post How to Write a Résumé in 2017: The Definitive Guide appeared first on Nextal. Résumé Tips Curriculum Vitae Tips CV Tips Free Résumé Samples How to write a curriculum vitae How to write a CV How to write a résumé PAR Statements

How to Write a Résumé in 2017: The Definitive Guide


Do you know that the average time recruiters spend looking at a résumé is 6 seconds? Your résumé is your marketing tool, and YOU are the product. The post How to Write a Résumé in 2017: The Definitive Guide appeared first on Nextal. Résumé Tips Curriculum Vitae Tips CV Tips Free Résumé Samples How to write a curriculum vitae How to write a CV How to write a résumé PAR Statements

Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017


The global economic recovery has moved power from employers to employees, turning talent into a seller’s market—and making the workforce a core strategic concern for the c-suite. The best way to beat the competition is to equip yourself with the knowledge and expertise to outsmart their recruiting efforts. Below is a round-up of conferences that share the latest in technology, best practices, and cutting-edge research on talent acquisition and people analytics.

Recruiting methods FAQ: A guide to terms and strategies


Effective recruiting translates to great employees who help your company succeed. To guide you to set up or revamp your hiring process, we answer frequently asked questions on basic and advanced recruiting terms, methods and strategies: Basic terms and methods. What is the “recruitment cycle”? What is “full-cycle recruiting”? What is “e-recruitment”? What are the steps of the e-recruitment process? What are recruiting metrics?

Recruiting costs FAQ: Budget and cost per hire


Here are frequently asked questions and answers about recruiting costs to help you plan your budget, monitor your cost per hire and optimize your spending: What is cost per hire? How do you calculate cost per hire? What should be included in recruiting costs? What’s a good benchmark for recruiting costs? What should be included in a recruiting budget? How do I calculate my recruiting budget? What’s a good benchmark for a recruiting budget?

Interviewing Tips Not Enough? Here’s How to Guide Candidates Into Careers

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Within a year, his previous employer promoted him from a supervisor role to director. A few days later, you found out they decided to pass on him. For this reason, Jim wasn’t able to shine like he should. In order to help your candidates stand out and excite your clients, you need to think beyond just sharing interviewing tips and giving them pointers on body language. Ask you clients for an ideal candidate persona to measure #talent against.

How to Reduce Recruitment Costs


Chances to hire the best candidates are often overlooked due to inefficient workforce planning and a proper recruitment strategy that fails to promote candidate engagement. In the increasingly competitive market, effective communication and a positive candidate experience are important to ensure a better hire. A sophisticated software solution can reduce recruitment costs, simplify administration and.

6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

According to the December 2017 jobs report, U.S. We want everyone who wants a job to have a job. Really low unemployment means that recruiting is tougher. It can take much longer to find qualified candidates and fill open positions. There’s lots of talk about recruiters needing to get creative when it comes to developing staffing strategies and sourcing talent. Here are some of the most popular recruiting posts on HR Bartender.

Box to Hubspot CRM: How to integrate Hubspot CRM with Box for resume/job data transfer?


Today’s business world is changing dynamically due to emergence of innovative technologies. Much likely, CRM integration with source and getting desired output helps to scale out businesses. If you are running a recruitment agency, staffing company or an enterprise and aiming to build a robust solution for secure data transfer to any CRM, choosing right parsing tool might be a challenging task.

How to Create a Consistent Candidate and Employee Experience

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It's been clear for some time now that to attract top talent, companies have to make candidate experiences better. Yet less than half of organizations actually report making regular improvements to the recruitment processes. People have more freedom to be selective about employers, and if the candidate experience is negative, they will go somewhere else. A leader's passion and inspiration will trickle down to management teams and beyond.

How to Motivate Employees – The Complete Guide


Growth is a marathon, and just like any marathonist who prepares themselves both mentally and physically, you need to be in possession of the right tools for the long run. Within business the same happens, your employees are your team and they are the most important and decisive element on how your business is going to perform in the future. It is essential that you understand what you need to do to keep your employees engaged and focused on the common goal.

7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017


Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows that there continues to be more job openings than hires being made. Companies simply cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond for customers. Here are a few suggestions to put on your list of recruitment resolutions this year: 1. Examine how soon each one received a promotion.

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Recruiting, Employing and Retaining Skilled Laborers

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Hundreds of construction companies from around the United States are taking advantage of the BirdDogHR Talent Management System to find qualified candidates and develop their skills. 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. Recruitment.

3 Steps for HR to Get Recruiting Help from the C-Suite

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Whether you need executive buy-in for a new hire or you’re asking for a new recruiting tool, there are three steps to get what you need, according to the director of talent acquisition for Sodexo’s North America operations. Start with a good relationship, collect data, and combine those two to show how your request aligns with the business’ needs, Scott Sherman told BLR ®. You need to have consistent communication with executive leaders, Sherman said.

Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today


As more organizations climb up the HR analytics maturity curve , we continue to see new success stories coming from data-driven HR leaders who strive to move the needle on business outcomes. Whether it’s a video game developer using analytics to make headcount predictions, or a social media giant using data to determine the ROI of a new parental leave policy, the common thread is this: evidence-based HR functions can drive organization-wide change.

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Winning at Talent Recruitment in the Age of Extreme Competition


In today’s highly competitive job market, winning at recruiting top talent is no easy task. Whether you’re a talent recruitment pro or a small to midsize business owner looking to find and hire individuals for your organization, success in recruiting today requires an understanding of your target “customer” (i.e. Here are six ways your company can be more effective when it comes to talent recruitment: Take a social spin on recruiting.

How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

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Click to View Larger Version. Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of talent activation technology. Be sure to check out their “ Top Sources of Hire 2017 ” report, which lists the top seven sources of new hires. It’s the process new hires (or newly promoted employees) go through to become productive. The question becomes do organizations know how well onboarding does for them?

Talent Acquisition Tech Is Evolving


The traditional technology configuration for recruiting and hiring at the enterprise level is changing from being solely an applicant tracking setup to one with more analytics, automation and marketing tools, said Tim Sackett, HR thought leader and president of HRU Technical Resources, an engineering and design staffing firm based in Lansing, Mich. “The reality is that TA [talent acquisition] is moving more toward marketing technologies.”