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How to Develop a Data Driven Recruiting Strategy

Data today is what oil was in the 18th century. Data is present in an enormous amount and those who are able to extract it meaningfully can reap a huge reward. The same applies to recruitment as well. The massive amount of data is being collected in recruitment and related processes when used correctly can help organization decrease cost-per-hire and time-to-hire. As an organization, you need data driven recruiting process up and running yesterday itself!

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Added by Amri Anand on July 26, 2017 at 2:49pm — No Comments

What does your retained search website say about your quality?

Having partnered with hundreds of recruiting firms representing a broad spectrum of industries and services, we understand that each firm has its own unique blend of expertise and audience. We have also found, however, that firms that share a similar focus or service often develop similar…

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Added by Adam Appleton on July 26, 2017 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Job Apps: Are They Really Revolutionising Recruitment?

Job apps are everywhere. There is HiUpSnagAJob, and the gold ‘ol Indeed. Some of the first job apps, Switch and Jobr, aimed to…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on July 26, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

How Many In The Pool?

It’s pretty disappointing when we don’t land the candidate that we were after.  There’s a lot of frustration when this happens.  In most situations however, there is more than one person in the candidate pool.  Someone who fits the need and would be an excellent hire.

On any search you should look at the big picture and and understand that there are some number of potential candidates in existence that would be a great hire.  The objective is to make a great hire, improve your…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on July 26, 2017 at 5:54am — No Comments

5 Hiring Mistakes HR Directors Should Avoid

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Directors of human resources are known to make several hiring mistakes. There are obvious mistakes that they notice right away, such as not performing employment verifications, and less obvious ones that they don't notice at all. The company's resources are wasted on the wrong employees as a result of bad hiring decisions. Avoid making 5 mistakes that dampen your ability to find good…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 25, 2017 at 6:04pm — No Comments

How To Be A Successful Recruiter

It’s not always easy being a recruiter, and there are plenty of skills that are needed for success, but lucky for you I’m going to tell you a few tips and tricks for how to be a successful recruiter!

 

  • Firstly, respond to people! If you are…
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Added by Emily Lennox on July 25, 2017 at 11:42am — No Comments

Don't Get Burnt (Out) This Summer

We've all been there...getting ready to hit the beach and you look at the clock. 2pm...You're good. It's late enough to go without sunscreen, right? I make this mistake every summer. Twice. At least. I'm not sure why I can't remember it and I constantly make the same mistake. You think you don't have to…

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Added by Adam Karpiak on July 25, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Real Job Stability

Job stability is not what it used to be.  It seems like it was a century ago when job stability was something that employees counted on from a single employer for an entire career.  That’s actually close to accurate.

The reality is that companies have been focused on business and results over individual employees for a long time.  That’s perfectly fine as long as employees understand that and take responsibility for their own careers.  Real job stability comes from doing great work.…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on July 25, 2017 at 6:02am — No Comments

4 Careers for Intellectual Students with Adventurous Spirits

Sitting behind a desk for eight hours a day isn't your definition of a successful career. You want more out of life, and that includes an adventurous job. Highly intellectual people can find those exciting careers when they match their interests to current…

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Added by Anica Oaks on July 24, 2017 at 5:38pm — No Comments

5 Safest Transportation Jobs

Transportation includes moving people and goods such as purchased items, food, and industrial materials. Transporting materials can make a great career, but can also be dangerous. In fact, over one million people die in vehicular accidents every year. However, there are…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on July 24, 2017 at 4:29pm — No Comments

The Hidden Costs of Overtime

Most employers can figure out the monetary costs associated with overtime. When you’re paying your employees, in most instances, time and a half, it doesn’t take long to add up. Staying late and getting the work done may offer short term benefits, but take a look at the long term effects of…

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Added by Robert Hoeft on July 24, 2017 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Are You Ready to Implement Your Business Intelligence Strategy?

Every so often a trend comes along in the tech world that promises unprecedented improvements in productivity and cost savings. While some like Agile Project…

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Added by Smart Resources on July 24, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to Offer IT Contractor Rates to Attract Top Talent

There is a tug of war going on between departmental budgets and IT contractor pay rates. As IT contractor rates continue to escalate, managers are caught in a dilemma: underbid and lose candidates or make the hire and exhaust budgets early. A happy medium between the two…

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Added by TransTech Staffing on July 24, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments

The Ultimate New Hire Checklist

Taking on new staff is an exciting time for all involved, but along with the new energy and sense of opportunity it is important to respect a sense of discipline and of strategy.

While you want your new recruit to feel welcome and to quickly bond with his or her new colleagues, throwing them into the soup and hoping for the best is not a very professional way of getting started: rather, a combination of preparation, scheduling and feedback will give your good intentions a structure on…

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Added by Marilyn Vinch on July 24, 2017 at 1:48pm — No Comments

The Recruitment Process (in images)

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Added by Charlotte Barrington on July 24, 2017 at 11:43am — No Comments

How technology is solving the most annoying thing about recruiting?

Every company tends to have its own ‘Holy Grail’ when it comes to recruitment and staffing, this includes attracting, screening, selecting and on-boarding!

For the past couple of decades, recruitment process was all about finding the candidates, tracking them and hiring them using some old school methods. However, the inception of web technologies such as video marketing (vlogs), blogs, social media, etc. have begun to turn the tables for human resources professionals and…

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Added by Prajakta on July 24, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Strike While The Iron Is Hot.....or

When you have a tough job to fill, a skill set that is in high demand and with a shortage of qualified people, you have to move when you can.  Too many times we see hiring managers hold to a set process of finding 3 candidates to interview before moving forward or something similar.

It’s great to have a good hiring process that works for you, but you have to think about the current situation and do what is best for business.  Candidates with backgrounds and skills that are in short…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on July 24, 2017 at 5:54am — No Comments

5 Tips for Recruiting Better Candidates

Even when the unemployment rates are relatively high, most business owners struggle with finding and recruiting good employees. It’s difficult to become an expert in this field because recruiting new employees is not something you do very often. Therefore, you should try to adopt some of the strategies used by professional recruiters. A smart employer will recruit a candidate pool of potential employees before they actually need to fill a job position. Also, you can develop relationships…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on July 23, 2017 at 10:03am — No Comments

What an HR person can do to find job for himself?

People believe that finding a job for the HR graduate is very easy. This is because they are the one who appoints other people and they know how to get the job. This is one of the many misconceptions that most of the people from other fields have for the human resource management department. Even this field of work is still on the rise and in the talks by many, people also believe on these myths, and many take this as their option for the future without having required skills for that…

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Added by Emma Dale on July 22, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

5 Recruiting Website Services You’re Probably Missing or Misusing

If you’ve already realized the power your web presence can have on your ability to make placements, then you are miles ahead of many of your fellow recruiters. Presence alone is a powerful enough reason to tend to the customer-facing side of your website. But a properly designed website for…

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Added by Adam Appleton on July 21, 2017 at 3:54pm — No Comments

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