I don't give a hoot, yeah I said hoot, about how many candidates it takes to get a hire. You know why? Because after being in this industry for 15+ nearly years you learn something about what it really takes. I'm going to break this down for you dear readers. We've all been doing it wrong lately. And, here is something more. You can blame whoever came up with the stoopid…Continue
I posted this on my blog a month ago at glennlist.com because the average time to fill has taken longer. What does the numbers mean for average time to fill? It means costs, candidate attrition, and performance…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
I remember when I wasn’t allowed to use Wikipedia as a source for papers or research in school. Whether that was because teachers thought it wasn’t accurate or they wanted us to walk to the library to get a real book, it was extremely annoying. Well teachers, the times have changed―Wikipedia is nearly always the top source listed in Google for nearly everything, and it’s updated in a nanosecond. If Wikipedia doesn’t have an entry for a topic, I feel like it doesn’t exist.
Our recent article, “6 Reasons to Develop a Mentorship-Style Training Program” examines the various benefits for employers and employees to create an…Continue
Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills to help attract consumer-minded candidates. This change currently underway in recruiting is similar to how the marketing function has evolved over the past 10 years.
Marketing has largely turned “inbound” in the last…Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on May 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
With today’s mobile technologies, job searches are becoming easier than ever before. There are tons of apps a job seeker can use to pursue a career and find employment opportunities. Twitter gives opportunities to make connections with…Continue
Added by Dmytro Bilkun on May 22, 2015 at 11:02am — No Comments
Entelo made this video about recruiting emails their developer received and I thought it worth sharing. Great stuff in here...if you have done it, stop.
And yes, mistakenly posted twice but I laughed both times.
Recruiters send alot of emails, and they aren't always perfect. We asked our Engineers…
Hello recruiting blogs friends,
Recently, I reached out to our Engineering team, and had them forward along the best worst emails they've ever received from recruiters. The results were too good not to share.
I'm certain none of the readership found nestled within these salubrious RB confines are guilty…Continue
Added by Robert Stevenson on May 20, 2015 at 6:44pm — No Comments
The U.S. workforce is headed for a dramatic shift. As baby boomers retire, organizations will face a growing shortage of experienced workers and a significant talent gap. Today, baby boomers account for 31 percent of all jobs—and 56 percent hold leadership positions. Baby…Continue
Call them purple squirrels or whatever you want, but finding candidates isn’t so easy. Your job is to find those (fill in whatever animal and color you want here), and to find them before they’re talking to someone else about another opportunity. But without the right skills, the hunt takes…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on May 12, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments
I was speaking to a company owner last week who let me know he spent over $125,000 a year in job postings on major job boards. I was FLOORED! When I asked him about the quality of the candidates he got from those ads, he said that he received average or less-than-average candidates but that “I use it for the…Continue
Added by Danielle Thompson on May 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
This phrase makes me think of the image here – the puppet…Continue
Added by Chantal Brockman on May 8, 2015 at 8:52pm — No Comments
During the previous years recruiting companies have seen many major alterations as technology and economical promotions have changed the way many companies used to hire. No doubt, there are always rising challenges that companies have to beat up, but it’s very important to have in knowledge the major issues…Continue
Added by Patricia Williams on May 7, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.
How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…Continue
Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments
Managing a busy desk can often feel overwhelming, trying to juggle all the variables of live assignments, the associated admin, inbound and outbound calls, business development...and don’t even mention the strategic projects and longer term planning.
It has been said that 80% of…Continue
Added by Tsen Wharton on April 30, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
I recently interviewed Tim Keningham, Global Chief Strategy Officer and EVP at Ipsos Loyalty. Tim is co-author of a terrific new book titled The Wallet Allocation Rule. At one point, our conversation focused on recruiting, and more…Continue
There are five main components of a successful recruitment marketing strategy―but not all strategies are created equal. So why not listen to major organizations that are succeeding?
Check off the do’s and banish the don’ts to make your program more engaging and improve your ROI.
DO talk about the work in an impactful way. Lockheed Martin uses content to actually open up conversations with segments of their talent pools. Instead of talking about the job as a…Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 16, 2015 at 10:16am — No Comments
We’ve been the active candidate, constantly pursuing and looking. We’ve also been the passive candidate, researching the companies we like and waiting for the right role to…Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 13, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments