Recruitment

Finding Talent: The Best, Simple Ways to Attract Quality Hires

Finding talent doesn’t have to be a mystery. With a few simple and well-executed practices, you can optimize your talent sourcing and recruiting process to attract the best candidates to your company.  Recent shifts in the job market have created a situation where a higher number of people are looking to enter the job market than there are people retiring or new vacancies being created.  For companies focused on finding talent for their growing teams, it is becoming increasingly important to source from this pool of potential employees. The following are just a few tips on some of the best Read more

Recruitment Process Streamlining: The need to Simplify

You want to find the best people for your open positions, but your recruitment process can be unwieldy and time-consuming. Part of the problem might stem from the very same technological tools your company is using to improve hiring. Not every recruitment software was built as an all-in-one solution. You might find your company needs to use several different tools in the recruiting process, costing you precious time and making hiring the best people more difficult. You want your company’s recruitment process to run smoothly and quickly, which means you need to streamline. First, however, let us take a look Read more

3 Ways To Manage Your Recruitment System

Recruiting the top talent you need in your company is far from easy. This is why many companies, from small businesses to big Fortune 500s, will utilize outside recruitment firms to find great candidates. While giving tasks to outside recruitment teams and agencies can make your life a little simpler, it also brings with it a host of other challenges. Chief among those challenges is the need for controlled access, security and privacy. Even if your company has unlimited resources, it is unlikely you will use an outside recruiting team to hire for every position. Which means when your new Read more

Convert Company Career Site Visitors Into Applicants

Your company career site will be the first impression of your company for many talented, job hunting candidates. This is one reason it’s essential to optimize your career site and online employment applications. Similar to how you evaluate a candidate on the basis of their resume, social media profiles, and digital footprint during the recruiting process, job seekers are judging your company based on your company career site and job posts. If the content they see during the job application process doesn’t catch their attention or get them excited about the company, you might be losing out on the top Read more

Social Media Sourcing Tips To Find Great Candidates

Social recruiting is making it easier than ever for recruiters and hiring managers to find and hire great candidates. Considering companies are now using social media sourcing to fill 80 percent of all openings, social media sourcing and recruitment tools are here to stay. The social media profiles for talented job seekers now tell employers more than ever before about a candidate’s personality, qualifications, and ambition. This added information assists during social media sourcing in making better and faster hiring decisions. Once you have determined exactly what kind of candidate you need for your open positions, you can then evaluate Read more

LinkedIn Recruiting: Do’s And Don’ts For Recruiters

As one of the largest professional networking sites out there, LinkedIn is one of the prime platforms where talent hangs out and cannot be ignored when it comes to social recruitment. With over 161 million members in more than 200 countries, LinkedIn recruiting is a necessary activity for both recruiters and job seekers. While LinkedIn recruiting should be a very important part of the process in the realm of social recruiting, it is equally important to be aware of certain do’s and don’ts to avoid misusing the professional networking service. LinkedIn has been around the Internet space long enough for Read more

Hiring Strategy: 4 Reasons To Use The Same Day Job Offer

When your company is feeling the pain due to unfilled critical positions, finding a great candidate who is a good match could be the lucky break your team has been looking for. Not only does this person have great qualifications and experience, but they just nailed the job interview. Everyone involved feels really great about the candidate’s future with the company. Still, your hiring strategy includes a lot of red tape to work through before the hiring is finalized. When your company finally puts forth an offer, you receive terrible news..that your superstar candidate has already taken a job with a Read more

4 Additional Hiring Mistakes Startups Make

A recent New York Times article outlined the top 10 rookie mistakes entrepreneurs are likely to make, such as believing that they have advertising sussed out and saving money on professional advice. Let’s take a look at some of the hiring mistakes startups usually make when it comes to building a team. How can these be avoided? Check out our list of additional hiring mistakes startups make (and how to fix them):

Candidate Management: How To Keep Your Applicants Informed

Are recruiters doing all they can in terms of candidate management or are they letting the best and the brightest slip away through the system? Even worse, are they damaging their own brands by failing to answer that email or pick up that phone call? According to a recent survey, 77 percent of those polled said that they did not hear back from a company after applying, which made these applicants think less of an organization that shows poor candidate management. Further, 90 percent reported that they would feel better if they would simply get back some sort of feedback Read more

Build a Broad Perspective – Get The Facts

Finding the right people to fill your company’s open positions goes beyond simply advertising the jobs through various channels and marketing them to your talent communities. Before taking the next steps in the hiring process, you need to verify the accuracy of the top candidate information in terms of their education and experience. Here are several ways to ensure you get the facts you need:

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