Recruiting Best Practices For Long-Term Success

recruiting best practices - for long-term successWhile most growing companies and their management understand how important it is to find and retain the best talent, companies rarely spend enough time rooting out the core shortcomings of their hiring methods. They are slow to invest in recruiting best practices, and often fail to see good recruitment as a growth strategy that requires a long-term approach.

Recruiting isn’t the first thing most people think of when they decide where the budget should go. And that’s a shame, because recruiting best practices can lead to a long future of successful […]

Best Practices To Boost Your Employee Referral Programs

Employee Referral ProgramsFor any growing company, referrals play a key role in almost all aspects of business operations – from selecting new vendors to getting introductions to new prospects. Talent acquisition is certainly another such area where referrals from employees have long been considered a valuable source of finding good quality talent.  Most companies and their executives understand this. Still, most employee referral programs fail to perform and are ineffective. Unfortunately, while companies want to leverage employee referral programs to improve their hiring process, they are consistently unable to implement these in an effective and […]

10 Rules For Choosing A Good Applicant Tracking System

Good Applicant Tracking System - 10 RulesAs part of their recruiting regiment, most organizations understand the need to create job descriptions, post them to various job boards and social media platforms with the intent to get in front of a large and relevant talent pool. However, all this effort to catch the attention of top talent can easily go to waste when the organization is not equipped to handle incoming applicant interest in an organized way with a good applicant tracking system.

This is especially true for companies that either don’t take advantage of […]

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Hire Faster From Your Employees’ Social Media Networks

Social Media Networks in RecruitingYour co-workers have an average of 350 Facebook friends apiece. That might not seem like much to go on, as you search for your next great hire. But when you multiply it by only ten employees, that’s a potential reach of 3,500 prospects. Now factor in the fact that employee referrals constitute the number one source for both quality and quantity of new hires, and you’ve got a solid chance of recruiting success based on how you are able to leverage your employees’ […]

What A Talent Acquisition Team Must do To Win

Talent Acquisition Team Working HardJust like a soccer team works hard to maintain its formation and presses ahead with full force, a talent acquisition team must go all out these days to have a chance at winning – when competing for top talent.

In Ruchi Dubey’s article, she mentioned several challenges and global phenomenon that are simultaneously happening across companies and nations. Recruiters must now face a very active and mobile talent pool along with emerging markets, fierce business competition, technological advances, and demographic changes.

And if that wasn’t enough, employers must also look at issues regarding lack […]