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Best Practices To Boost Your Employee Referral Programs

For 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 sustainable way to get company-wide adoption. Employee Referral Programs Read more

10 Rules For Choosing A Good Applicant Tracking System

As 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 modern applicant tracking and recruiting technology – or might still be stuck Read more

Good Hiring Practices – The Secret To Employee Retention

As more companies focus on employee retention and engagement, it is important to note that a new employee’s complete experience with a company starts at the very beginning, that is, the recruitment stage. Without a doubt and as current trends in the talent space clearly indicate, the unprecedented need for growth after recession is now turning into a challenge for talent acquisition teams. In most cases, this means that meeting hiring goals and deadlines while identifying and attracting the best talent are now the most dominant human resource activities in growing organizations. How does this impact employee retention? A recent article Read more

Global HR Trends Worth Revisiting

The second quarter of the year went by quickly – much like the NBA Finals! As we look ahead at the rest of the year with much speculation about what’s next, let’s take a look at some recent and notable HR Trends in the year so far. With more companies competing for top talent, it’s helpful to understand some of the key HR trends that are relevant to a company’s hiring efforts today. Recession may no longer be in the driver’s seat but is replaced by the need for growth. As a result, organizations are faced with an even greater Read more

Does Your Employee Referral System Work To Your Advantage?

According to HR experts, one of the most effective ways of finding and recruiting top talent is through an employee referral system.  Finding the right candidate via referrals is easier because the referring employees make sure that their referrals are qualified. Also, most prospects identified through employee referrals are passive candidates who are not aggressively on the lookout for new jobs. A study of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) by Meta Brown, Elizabeth Setren and Giorgio Topa in May 2014 also showed that referred candidates have longer tenures in the firm compared to non referred candidates.  This not only Read more

Candidate Experience Is Often Overlooked In Recruiting

Treating employees the right way does not have to start after they have joined your team.  Candidate experience is often overlooked during the hiring process, however, it is a critical recruitment consideration these days as more employers are recognizing its importance. It is essential that you treat candidates the same way that you would treat your current employees.  By doing this, you demonstrate to all applicants and future employees the type of work environment and company culture they can expect. The experience that your job applicants go through while interacting with your company is a significant determinant in what your applicants will Read more

Talent Management And The Role Of Recruiting

When investing in HR technology, understanding and prioritizing your organization’s most important HR and talent management challenges is critical. In the absence of a clear understanding of the priorities, a company is likely to acquire a solution that is either too specific and inadequate for its organizational needs, or provides too many “features” – though in reality barely touches each at the surface level. In both cases, the result is that you end up with something that cannot get the job done. Companies are now increasingly aware of the importance of talent acquisition in talent management. In fact, starting off Read more

Recruitment Management System: Opting for a New Platform

As you review your company’s legacy enterprise systems, this could be a great time to consider revamping your recruitment technology and upgrade to a newer, more advanced recruitment management system.  With technology advancements leading the way, recruiting methods are being forced to adapt to the newer ways in which people and companies interact with each other.  Your recruitment management system is a key player in your interactions with people interested in applying to your open positions. Your older recruitment management system could portray your company as an outdated entity not interested in newer ideas. Make sure that it does not become Read more

Applicant Tracking Software and Modern Recruitment Demands

Applicant tracking software and recruitment technology, in general, have come a long way – especially over the last few years. The way businesses and individuals interact has undergone a sea change with social media and digital technologies driving the revolution. Traditional recruiting strategies are becoming outdated and ineffective.  Attempts to interact with potential candidates using older traditional methods could turn away the top talent that your company really wants to attract.  In order to keep up with the trends and continue to attract the best employees, you must ramp up your recruiting software capabilities and take a close look at your Read more

Online Recruitment: Tips for selecting the right system

All online recruitment systems are not created equal.  Selecting and implementing the right cloud-based hiring software platform is critical to the success of your company’s recruitment process. When reviewing your organization’s recruitment and technology capabilities, it is important to focus on those features and capabilities that will help your company effectively compete in the war for top talent. It is also important to look for an online recruitment system that is built with modern hiring practices in mind and can help your company take full control of its recruiting process and advance its talent acquisition capabilities to the next level. Read more

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