6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

Pre-Employment Tests Can Help HR Hire Faster (and Better). Hiring the right candidate has never been more important. Pre-employment tests can help HR hire faster and better. In 2018, there’s no doubt that organizations will need to make investments into their talent acquisition strategy and processes. Developing recruiters, understanding trends, problem-solving, and using the right tools will help organizations find, select, and hire the best talent.

Hiring Could Be Even More Difficult in 2018 as Employers Compete for a Shrinking Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

Employers have high expectations for business and headcount growth in 2018, but a severe skills shortage in the fastest growing sectors could hinder plans, according to the 2018 U.S. Based on a survey of more than 3,000 people, the Hays US 2018 Salary Guide asked U.S. With high expectations for staffing level growth in 2018, this will further challenge an already tight talent market. High Economic and Business Optimism Is Driving Hiring.


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3 Key Hiring Trends from IFA 2018


Several Hireology team members recently attended the IFA 2018 Convention, the premier event for franchise professionals. As a strategic hiring partner in franchising, Hireology attended the event to learn more about challenges franchisors and franchisees face today – and how Hireology can address these challenges by helping franchise businesses build their best teams. Below, we’ve pulled together an overview of several key hiring trends we noticed at IFA 2018.

Hiring Forecast: Open Positions and Hiring Plans Expected to Increase in Q2 2018

HR Daily Advisor

If you plan on hiring in the second quarter of 2018, you’re not alone. A recent hiring forecast, released by Brilliant —a search, staffing, and management resources firm—indicates that businesses are planning to increase their overall hiring plans in the next 12 months. The Brilliant Q2 2018 Hiring Forecast , studies the hiring trends and business factors affecting accounting, finance, and information technology professionals for the greater Chicago and south.

Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Dates: September 11-14, 2018. Founder of @gradberry “ @iftf : Institute for the Future | nonprofit 50 years of leading the world in strategic futures #WorkableFutures #Future4Good #FoodFutures #Blockchain #FutureGap” @ImSoSarah : Founder @Accelir @HRTechBlog | Talent Experience | Technology | Future of Work | Consultant | Mom x2 | Christian | P31 | @calm app addict #hire #retain #hrtech. Greenhouse : Greenhouse Software makes companies great at hiring. |

Employment Trends and Best Practices for Hiring Creative Talent in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

But it may be hard to hire new ones: According to The Creative Group (TCG) , 53% of advertising and marketing executives said it’s challenging to find creative professionals. Understanding Recent Economic and Hiring Trends. At the same time, most of the executives polled say they are hiring. Seventy-eight percent plan to fill vacated positions, while 5% anticipate adding new jobs in the first half of 2018. Why the uptick in hiring activity at the beginning of the year?

Recruiters Need to Drive Talent Acquisition Into the Future—Here's How Data Can Help

Cornerstone On Demand

The status quo is to keep the gears turning—candidates come in and you make hires. He explained the importance of data in streamlining the hiring process and empowering recruiters to have a more strategic role at their organization. What matters to you is a good start, but you can also talk to business colleagues, hiring managers and marketing teams. Data also helps the hiring manager experience, which is important.

open thread – January 19-20, 2018

Ask a Manager

You may also like: our office is having a water cooler emergency and is staffed by loons crazy hiring managers who act like Caligula here’s another real-life sample of a great cover letter open thread – January 19-20, 2018 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about.

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. The hiring process is a two-way street. Aureon is an Iowa-based company that provides business services including temporary and direct-hire staffing solutions.

People, HR & Analytics

Speaker: Rodney B. Bolton SPHR, CEO, HR BIZZ

Through analytics you can make better decisions about all aspects of HR strategy, including which candidates to hire, which employees are doing well, who's receiving adequate compensation and how employee retention can be improved. April 10, 2018 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMT

Trending Workplace Issues CFOs are Watching in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Good news: Over the course of the next year, 92% of finance executives in the United States plan to spend the same or more on their labor/head count than last year, according to the 2018 Global Business & Spending Outlook , a global survey conducted by American Express and the Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio. respondents (43%) cited difficulty with hiring and retaining HR staff as impeding their company’s ability to meet its performance goals.

Kick These 5 Hiring Process Challenges to the Curb

Spark Hire

Just when you think you’ve got the hiring process down, another complication arises. It’s when teams come together to discuss, face, and resolve those problems that real hiring magic is made. Here are five hiring process challenges you can learn to overcome today: 1. Maximum value must be delivered to be a viable alternative to individual managers or experts doing DIY hiring. Then, once hiring managers interview, they take too long giving feedback and next steps.

How Nonprofits Can Stay Competitive in the Hiring Market

Get Hppy

Also read: Mentoring and Hiring the Right People. Hiring for a nonprofit is more complicated than it seems at face value—and staying competitive in the hiring market can be one of the biggest challenges organizations face. One of the challenges that has been emerging in nonprofit hiring in recent years is the rise of the social enterprise. Here are some strategies nonprofits can use when hiring: Up the budget. Create a hiring procedure.

Fine-tune hiring with pre-hire assessments

HR Management

The science and art of hiring, retaining and properly matching people to positions and positions to organizational needs and culture is mission-critical. Every business wants to hire quality people. But the organizations that invest in pre-hire assessment tools are the ones most likely to make quality hires that stand the test of time and best serve the organization. Understanding factors beyond proficiencies can make a crucial difference in hiring success.

Make Recruiting More Human with AI

Speaker: Amy Miller, Senior Recruiter, Google

Research from a variety of experiments has shown that the best approach isn't purely human or purely machine, but a blend of the two. Leveraging her hard-earned insights, Amy Miller will discuss ways in which companies are leveraging automation technology to reduce administrative burden and improve productivity. Learn about the adoption of bots, machine learning-powered algorithms, and other tools currently available to support business needs. It's time to go beyond theory and explore the practical side of what AI has to offer!

The Top 25 Best Applicant Tracking Systems (Updated for 2018)


Hiring can seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be! Ideally, your company’s hiring process should be as efficient and effective as possible – and an applicant tracking system can make that happen. Applicant tracking systems are known for streamlining the hiring process through handling recruitment needs electronically. That’s why we have compiled the top applicant tracking systems to make hiring easier for you and your company. Google Hire.

How Does AlliedUniversal Hire 90,000 Workers a Year? Referrals and PURPOSE [Podcast]


How many people did your firm hire last year? While it’s not a contest, there are lessons to be learned from organizations that hire more people, because they have the process down to a science. Today we’re going to hear from the head of hiring operations at AlliedUniversal, one of the largest security firms in the world. AlliedUniversal hires more than 90,000 workers per year and has some great lessons we can all learn from, such as hiring with purpose.

Recruiters: Use Cognitive Aptitude Tests to Expand Your Candidate Pipeline

HR Bartender

PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey reported that one-third of U.S. Possible Solution: Hiring Candidates Who are “Work Experience Light”. As a result of staffing shortages, organizations might want to consider hiring candidates who have little experience or are new to the field. It also means that recruiters will want to look at when assessments are administered during the hiring process. Typically, an assessment is conducted later in the hiring process.

Replacement Planning: 3 Steps to Develop Your Organization’s Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. While organizations are working hard to hire, engage, and retain the best talent, it would be naïve to think employees never leave.

10 Habits of Highly Successful Tech Recruiters

Speaker: David Nicola, Senior Sourcing Lead, Terminal

Ever looked around at other recruiters and wondered why they're closing when you're not? Is it your candidate journey, or your candidate experience? Are you texting too often, or not texting enough? Trying to figure out what you're doing differently is a daunting task. The blogs are saturated with buzz words, and every other week there's a new opinion about whether or not social is "really" the way to go. When it comes to evaluating your own recruiting strategy, where do you even begin? Join David Nicola for a fun and informative session that will help you lay the groundwork to answer these questions, and determine which actions you can take today to improve your recruiting success!

Hiring Bias: Ghetto Names Are Not Welcome Here


However, there is still a lot of work to be done when it comes to bias in the workplace, especially around recruiting, hiring, talent acquisition, and sourcing. I was also uncomfortable because I knew that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, it is illegal to discriminate – including the recruiting and hiring processes – based on race, color, national origin, sex or religion (the protected classes). The result is that the organization hires the most talented people.

Hiring is like a Tango

HR Examiner

So why would you hire that way?” In hiring, you are always locked in competition with other employers (whether you remember that fact or not.) So why would you hire that way? And like magic, the artful misdirection creates problems that are nearly invisible to the hiring manager. Here’s how to know if you are being fooled: if your hiring process allows you stand back with your arms crossed in judgement, you are being tricked into the wrong frame of mind.

3 Strategic Foci for HR in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

For HR leaders, must-dos include hiring for open positions, onboarding, selecting benefit plans, conducting open enrollment, ensuring payroll compliance, and investigating workplace complaints, to list just a few. In 2018, however, I see three areas loaded with risk for Arizona employers. For a decade, Arizona law has required employers to use the federal E-Verify program for new hires. First, you need to hire IT partners.

Hiring for Seasonal Employment? Follow These 7 Tips


Many businesses hire seasonal workers for extra help during their busy period. But as any employer who has hired seasonal workers knows, there are many factors to review to make sure you’re being compliant. There are always pitfalls to avoid when it comes to hiring employees, and seasonal help is no.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. February 1st, 2018 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMT

Open Positions and Hiring Plans Expected to Increase in Q1 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Brilliant —a staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q1 2018 Hiring Forecast. The data indicates an increase in open accounting, finance, and IT positions heading into the first quarter of 2018. Further, businesses are planning to increase their overall hiring plans in the next 12 months, especially for IT. Hiring & Recruiting Hiring Forecast hiring managers hiring trends IT

Conference Twitter Primer ERE Recruiting Conference #ERERC 2018


Dates: October 15-17, 2018. Conference Twitter Primerfor #ERERC 2018 via @HRmarketer Click To Tweet. scottwintrip : Keynote Speaker on talent, culture, and leadership | Author of “High Velocity Hiring” | Strategist for building talent rich companies. scottwintrip : Keynote Speaker on talent, culture, and leadership | Author of “High Velocity Hiring” | Strategist for building talent rich companies.

Your 2018 Social Recruiting Strategy: Remember These 7 Key Elements

HR Bartender

Though job boards are still a popular source, only 15 percent of job seekers were hired through job boards , according to a 2014 U.S. Speaking of content, knowing who you’re speaking to and what skills are important for the job you’re hiring for allows you to craft the right message in the right way, to better resonate with your intended audience. First and foremost, organizations need to be careful about using social media for unfair hiring or bias.

HR’s 2018 year in review part two


We look at how the working world has been changing in 2018, from the impact of the political climate to changes in attitudes towards HR technology. In part one of our 2018 review , we explored the legislative, compliance and regulatory changes that affected the UK HR profession over the past 12 months. First, let’s have a quick political overview of the working world in 2018. The post HR’s 2018 year in review part two appeared first on CIPHR.

Make Your Onboarding Inclusive & Engaging

Speaker: Daria Friedman, Principal Analyst, Talent Acquisition and Engagement practices at Brandon Hall Group

Assimilating new hires into your culture is straightforward when the employees work in a central location. However, what happens when the new hires work remotely, either at a global location or home office, or the employee works on a different schedule? Can an organization engage and train new hires during onboarding, regardless of location and circumstance?

My top 5 most read posts of 2018!

The Tim Sackett Project

Here are my most read blog posts of 2018: #1 – My New Favorite Interview Question! For some reason people Google “Interview questions” a ton, both on the candidate side and the hiring manager/HR side. Yeah, my co-dependent relationship with Indeed got me into trouble in 2018, and it all started with this post. In 2018 we saw a ton of ghosting happening on both sides of the fence. 4 – The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018!

How Good Samaritan Moved From Transactional to Strategic HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Listen to the candidates who didn't get hired, the ones that did, the managers who are successful at filling jobs and the managers who are struggling to fill jobs. According to projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and healthcare staffing consultancy Mercer, the U.S. will need 2.3 million new healthcare workers by 2025. Of these, home health aides will be the most in demand—with more than 400,000 people needed.

6 Reasons to Attend the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference – #SHRMTalent

HR Bartender

I know there’s a lot of conversation right now about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference taking place June 17-20, 2018 in Chicago. This year’s event will be taking place April 16-18, 2018 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Behavioral Interviewing: Practices for Hiring Smart. According to The Conference Board’s C-Suite Challenge 2018, the number one concern facing organizations is attracting and retaining talent.

Your SMB Hiring Mid-Year Check-In


One segment of your business you should always review and continuously improve is your hiring. To help you with your mid-year check-in, we identified key SMB hiring trends and challenges below, along with actionable tips overcome these challenges. Hiring and Retaining Quality Employees is a Top Concern. So how can your business overcome challenges associated with SMB hiring? Blog Education Fitness Franchise Home Health Professional Services Hiring SMB

We Are Young: Tactics for Hiring Junior Developers

Speaker: Katrina Kibben, Founder and Principal Consultant of Three Ears Media, and Katherine Linchey, Relationship Manager at Codility

Historically, recruiters have avoided recent grads and junior talent because they didn’t have the tools or tactics to measure a candidate on aptitude or even know where to find them in the first place outside of college job fairs. This webinar will help you overcome that hesitation, teaching you strategies to identify, source and hire junior developers.