Don’t Contact My Boss for a Job Reference – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked about the job reference before on HR Bartender, but this is a new situation. Although I quit my last job, my boss and I did not leave on the best of terms, and I would not want her to be a reference for me. Job references are about accuracy and professionalism.

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Job References Are Out of Date – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

When it comes to providing job references , I’m a bit torn. On the other hand, I’ve always thought that your references will all say that you’re perfect, so why bother? There are still plenty of companies that ask for references. References should be people you’ve worked with.

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Are Companies Obligated to Write Reference Letters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I mentioned in my #SHRM16 wrap-up that I spoke at a pre-conference workshop on social media strategies. If an employee’s current manager refuses to provide a letter of reference, even if employee is in good standing, is that an EEOC violation ? Establish who can give reference letters.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18

HRmarketer

Our debut conference Twitter primer for #Unleash18 in Las Vegas was a hit (really, people told us so). Bookmark this page and refer to it during the event if you need someone’s Twitter ID. Event Name: SHRM18 Annual Conference & Exposition. Pre-Conference Speakers.

Conference Twitter Primer ERE Recruiting Conference #ERERC 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #ERERC conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this recruiting and talent acquisition conference!

Conference Twitter Primer: Employer Branding Strategies Conference #EBrandCon

HRmarketer

Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #EBrandCon website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! Event Name: Employer Branding Strategies Conference.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Accomplish Your Recruiting Goals: Think Like a Marketer

HR Bartender

We all know recruiting is tough right now. While the model talks about media in terms of marketing media, we can use the principles for our recruitment marketing. Owned media refers to websites, blogs, etc. Implementing a Multi-Media Recruiting Strategy.

Conference Twitter Primer Unleash World Conference and Expo #Unleash18

HRmarketer

Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #Unleash18 conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! Event Name: UNLEASH World Conference & Expo.

Recruiters: 8 Things Job Seekers Want from You [poll results]

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, a few months ago, I wrote an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters?

I Can’t Stand It When Snotty Recruiters Refer to Candidates as “Crapplicants”

TLNT: The Business of HR

Just last week, I heard several mature and qualified recruiters use the word crapplicant at a technology conference. Active Candidates Candidate Engagement Candidate Experience Hiring Process HR Insights HR Management Recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

Build a Social Recruiting Army to Amplify Your Employment Brand

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the PESO Model and how it can help frame your recruitment marketing strategy. Price spoke about building a social army at this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference. But why not for recruiting talent?

10 Strategies for Recruiting In a Highly Competitive Job Market

HR Bartender

We continue to hear how recruiting is a challenge. In a research report published last year by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), sixty-eight percent (68%) of HR professionals are experiencing difficulty recruiting candidates. Competition means recruiting all the time.

Will Technology Replace Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

That was the question I received recently from a reader: What actions should recruiters take to make sure technology doesn’t make our roles obsolete? Steve Boese is co-chair of the HR Technology Conference and host of the HR Happy Hour podcast.

How to Prepare for a Video Conference Interview

Thrive Global

Are you preparing for an upcoming video conference call with a hiring manager? With a video conferencing interview, hiring managers and recruiters can conduct long-distance calls with a job-seeker without any need for travel.

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Connect with SkillSurvey at the SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition

SkillSurvey

Heading the 2019 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition? Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies conferences hiring trends reference checkingCheck out all the ways you can learn more about SkillSurvey while you’re there!

my noisy coworker won’t mute himself on conference calls, checking references after someone’s hired, and more

Ask a Manager

My noisy coworker won’t mute himself on conference calls. You could address it with him directly outside of a call: “Hey, I’m having a lot of trouble hearing clearly on conference calls and I think it’s because you don’t reliably mute yourself. My company is checking references — after someone is hired. One of my tasks is to check references for candidates who we have extended offers to. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Recruiters Must Learn Talent Development (and vice versa)

HR Bartender

Last year, I saw something at a conference that surprised me. Recruiting is tough right now. The speaker turned the conversation toward the reasons that recruiting is struggling to meet the needs of the organization. Conversely, recruiters need to understand talent development.

Takeaways from the 2017 NAHCR Image Conference

SkillSurvey

We discuss our key takeaways from the 43rd Annual 2017 NAHCR Image Conference in Savannah, GA. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies blg-082 conferences healthcare reference checking

The 2019 Recruitment Year in Review

Yello

Hopefully that means you’re wrapping up your recruiting strategy for the year, finding a way to spend your last few budget dollars, and congratulating your team on a job well done. Here’s Yello’s 2019 recruitment year in review: 2019: The Year of Recruitment Operations.

Do you pay your employees more for referring Diverse candidates?

The Tim Sackett Project

By “Diversify”, I’m not talking about diversity of thought, but to recruit a more diverse workforce in terms of ethnic, gender and racial diversity. Clearly, by bringing in more individuals from underrepresented groups in your workforce, you’ll expand the “thought diversification”, but for those HR Pros in the trenches and sitting in conference rooms with executives behind closed doors, diversification of thought isn’t the issue being discussed.

SkillSurvey Analytics Team to Present New Findings Based on Qualitative Feedback from 20,000 References at Annual SIOP Conference

SkillSurvey

Presentations Mark the 14 TM Time that the SkillSurvey Analytics Team Will Present at the Annual SIOP Conference. We are honored that our analytics team was chosen to present twice this year at the annual SIOP conference,” said Ray Bixler, CEO and President of SkillSurvey. This feedback was provided by 20,000 references (2 managers and 2 coworkers for each of 5,000 job candidates). Source Effects in Narrative Feedback From References.

Best recruitment strategies to attract top talent

Workable

You can do that with the right recruitment strategies. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel, though, when you’re developing a recruitment strategy. For more information on HR expenses, read our detailed guide and learn how to plan your recruiting budget and what costs to include.

Living HR Transformation: Attending the 2019 US Avature Conference

Avature

Between March 12 and 15 I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 US Avature Conference in Los Angeles for the second year in a row. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and with 360 current and prospective clients in attendance, the conference was – dare I say – even better than last year, when I was already blown away by its quality. Conference Winners! Our customers are really raising their game on how they are recruiting and retaining talent.

SkillSurvey Analytics Team to Share New Research on Qualitative Feedback Provided by References at Annual SIOP Conference

SkillSurvey

Analytics Team Highlights Candidates’ Top Strengths and Areas for Improvement Provided During Confidential Online Reference Checks. the provider of cloud-based reference checking and credentialing solutions that deliver reliable insights, announced that its analytics team will present their research on the qualitative data provided by references at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) taking place in Anaheim, CA, April 14-16, 2016.

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. Make conferences more efficient.

Tech recruitment in London: Luring and sourcing top tech talent

Workable

As a recruiter or hiring manager in the hypercompetitive tech recruitment landscape, you’re likely fighting tooth and nail for those coveted developers who, frustratingly enough for you, have the luxury to pick and choose from numerous jobs. And ultimately, in tech recruitment….

AI: Making Sense of all the claims – Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference Interview of John Sumser

HR Examiner

DS: I’m David Shadovitz, editor of Human Resource Executive magazine and I’m here at the recruiting trends and talent tech conference in West Palm Beach Florida with John Spencer who is the founder and principal analyst with HR Examiner. Video with full transcript.

SourceCon 2015 Conference Round Up!

Entelo

Aside from finally getting to shake hands with the amazing recruiters I had only before chatted with via our podcast or email, there were a flurry of exciting panels and breakout sessions serving to help Sourcers and Recruiters turn over new stones in their talent acquisition processes.

The Avature Conference as Experienced by a First-Time Attendee

Avature

In the last five years or so, I’ve attended in the neighborhood of 35 to 40 conferences. I’ve attended everything from small 10-person conferences to large conferences like SHRM, WebSummit, SXSW, and the 160,000 attendee behemoth Dreamforce. However, the size of the conference doesn’t necessarily directly reflect the quality of the content and value I walked away with. I joined the Avature team last July and have been hearing about the conference ever since.

Recruiters: 6 Things When Texting Job Candidates

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I went to the SourceCon conference. Human Resource Executive published an article recently titled “ Recruiting Gets Smarter with Targeted Texting ”. Here are a few things to consider: Create guidelines that everyone on the recruiting team will use.

Takeaways from the 6th Annual SHRM St. Louis Leadership Conference

Bonfyre

Louis held its 6th Annual Leadership Conference & Business Partner Expo. — Matt: How have you two been enjoying the SHRM leadership conference? That’s really what the conference is all about: hearing brilliant ideas from all different types of people. Notably, many seem to revolve around recruiting and retaining talent, with an eye towards the demographic differences permeating the workforce. Louis Leadership Conference appeared first on Bonfyre.

The recruitment process: 10 things you need to master to succeed

Workable

We’d love to tell you that the recruitment process is as simple as posting a job and then choosing the best among the candidates who flow right in. There are 10 main areas of the recruitment process that, once mastered, can help you: Optimize your recruitment strategy.

AI in recruitment: What the future holds for businesses and recruiters

Workable

I recently discussed AI in recruitment with Matt Alder, a reputable British HR thought leader and host of the Recruiting Future podcast. He gave intriguing insights into how businesses currently implement AI in hiring and what the future holds for recruiting professionals.

6 steps to create a recruiting budget (Template Included)

Hacker Earth

As the new year approaches, most of the organizations, before closing their finances, are looking at managers across teams to collaborate and share the most optimized recruiting budget for the coming year. Also attached is a sample sheet for your reference.