April 2017 Blog Posts (90)

Two Essential Components of a Positive Candidate Experience

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What is the candidate experience, and why does it really matter?

Recruiting.com defines the candidate experience as the series of interactions that a job seeker has with your company throughout the recruiting process. These interactions include any communication that a candidate receives from your brand messaging, software systems and/or…

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Added by Mark Jackson on April 28, 2017 at 1:55pm — No Comments

5 Things Your Recruiting Website Content is Missing

The diversity of a recruitment website is vital to its survival in the digital ecosystem, but for recruiters who are already pressed for time to contact clients and candidates, maintaining that habitat can be more…

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Added by Adam Appleton on April 28, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments

Are IT Certifications Worth it?

It’s become an age-old question for IT professionals across the country. At conferences, in email inboxes, and through conversations with peers, the topic of how to further one’s technical skill set is practically inescapable. The mentality has become so ingrained into tech culture…

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Added by Smart Resources on April 28, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

7 Things to Know When Hiring a Web Designer

Whether you need a website built entirely from scratch, or you already have one that requires an overall update, finding and choosing the right web designer can be a tricky business. Although most website and e-commerce platforms claim they’re easy to use even…

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Added by Ryan Burchey on April 28, 2017 at 6:23am — No Comments

Hot Recruitment Industry Sectors 2017 Infographic

Hottest Recruitment Sectors 2017 

View the full article on the Integra People website.

Added by Ben Murray on April 28, 2017 at 5:45am — No Comments

5 Tricks to Source Candidates Faster

Kimberly Horan, Executive Search Recruiter at OneWire

After seeing a number of teams still relying on the “post and pray” model, I wanted to share some tips this week on how hiring managers and recruiters can source candidates faster. One of…

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Added by OneWire on April 27, 2017 at 3:24pm — 6 Comments

4 Proven Tips That Will Make Your Business Card Attractive to Applicants

Leaving a business card may not erase the joke you cracked at the most inconvenient time nor improve your way of conversing with your client, but it inevitably leaves a striking impression.

 

If you present your contact information poorly,…

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Added by Patrick Panuncillon on April 27, 2017 at 10:47am — No Comments

Mix ‘n’ Match: Good for Pizza, Bad for Job Descriptions

We all love pizza. And there’s nothing better on a lazy Friday evening than to order a couple of pizzas and hang out on the couch. It couldn’t be easier: you pick a crust, pick some meat, pick your cheese, and pick a few veggies, and voila! And if every second customer picks the exact same thing as you, who cares?…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on April 27, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to Avoid HR Pro Burnout During Peak Hiring Times

For human resources departments, getting through a peak hiring season can feel like running a mental marathon. Without the right preparation, it's easy to fall behind.

From posting jobs and reviewing résumés to making screening calls and sitting in on interviews, the list of to-dos is seemingly infinite. And with no end in sight, it's easy for HR pros to fall into a state of chronic stress. To be sure, new technologies have streamlined the hiring process, but sifting through 100…

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Added by Bob La Loggia on April 27, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Invest a Little in your Applicant Tracking System for Greater Benefits

There is nothing scarier for a recruiter than loosely-designed recruitment software. Screening candidates can be a nightmare if your applicant tracking system is not having all the important features that are in line with modern recruitment processes. An ATS is aimed at streamlining the process of hiring candidates for a recruiter and making the communication with the potential candidates easier. However, all the recruitment software are not the same and differ from each other in many…

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Added by Kelly Barcelos on April 27, 2017 at 8:58am — No Comments

How to Find and Hire the Best Writer

Many companies hire freelance writers because they want to increase their website’s traffic with spiced up landing pages and winning blog posts. The organizations that make writing and publishing content a regular part of their routine hire…

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Added by Jennifer Lockman on April 27, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Good Ideas for Marketing in Recruiting



Business is all about competition among companies selling a similar product. It’s no different in recruiting. You have to stay ahead of the competition to snag the prospects that you want. Marketing plays a key role in beating out the competition,…

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Added by Dennis Hung on April 26, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Improving Diversity in Technology with 5 Clear Actions

Workplace diversification is the financial boost tech companies overlook. McKinsey & Co. identified that companies with a higher representation of women or ethnic minorities in their workforce …

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Added by TransTech Staffing on April 26, 2017 at 11:11am — No Comments

Top 25 SAP Interview Questions

1. What is Enterprise Resource Planning Software?…

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Added by Anjali Dixit on April 26, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments

Why is it important for an Agency Recruiter to meet a candidate?

A popular question within the recruiting world.  

It is important for candidates to understand why this is a critical part of the hiring process and why it’s an important part of the…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on April 26, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

COSTS OF BAD HIRES & HOW TO AVOID THEM

The pressure to hire top talent for companies is now bigger than ever, trying to find potential candidates and fill positions quickly can lead to a bad hire and in turn to a series of negative repercussions for the company. It has become well known that there is always an…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on April 26, 2017 at 7:19am — No Comments

Why You Don’t Have to Study Endlessly to Reach Your Goals

Transitioning from secondary school to university can be very stressful as it is the biggest educational shock you’ll ever experience. Regardless of how great of a student you used to be in high school, there is no guarantee you will easily continue to excel during your studies, too. Yes, you can keep some of your studying habits, but the amount of studying material increases significantly at this level. In order for you to keep up with the workload, some things will probably have to change.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on April 26, 2017 at 7:02am — No Comments

Country Cultivation - The Importance of Education Availability For Migrants

According to the United Nations, along with food and clean water, education is one of the trinity of basic human rights. It is so central and necessary to our development that we tend to take it for granted.

For migrants, and for those…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on April 26, 2017 at 5:46am — No Comments

Will A/B Testing Be the Next Big Thing in Recruiting?

At the end of last year, ERE published an article called “9 Talent-acquisition Trends to Watch for in 2017.”  I was excited to see one of the bullet points was as follows:

A/B testing will become a critical factor in the battle for talent. Do fewer candidates drop off during the application process if you reduce your number of screening questions? Is a candidate…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on April 25, 2017 at 4:32pm — No Comments

How Increasing IT Salaries Impact Budgets and Hiring

The trend of rising IT salaries has picked up so much pace that many organizations now accept it as a cost of doing business. But what is that cost? The allure of higher salaries is a major factor …

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Added by Kore1Staffing on April 25, 2017 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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