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Transforming The Hiring Funnel

In the world of talent acquisition, we've all seen the many references to recruiting and marketing, and how that translates into thinking about the hiring pipeline like a funnel.  The problem with the funnel, in our opinion, is the shape.

Funnels are wide at the top, and then get very narrow at the bottom.  The implication is that many people apply, and very few get hired.  In fact, a company this morning was bragging about having 5k applications for 5 hires.

While many…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 21, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

8 Reasons to Choose an External Recruitment Firm Over an In-House Team

The core of any business is its people. So where do you start when it’s time to build?  Do you create your own internal recruitment team or do you go out and find a proven, experienced recruitment firm to do the heavy lifting for you?  Or perhaps it’s a little bit of both?

The pros of creating your own internal recruiting firm include potential cost savings as well as being able to have an internal team that literally lives and breathes the company’s culture. Yet as enticing as these…

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Added by Tri-Search on June 19, 2018 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Why people leave their existing jobs?

Well, there are many reasons why people leave their existing jobs  - One category of reasons are beyond the scope of the employer to address, like employee moving a city because the spouse had to move, take care of children or parents, or go back to college for higher education.

The other category, the ones that are more likely to cause an employee to leave an organization and can actually be addressed by Employer are the ones I would like to talk about.

IT Begins with…

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Added by Ashish Dhar on June 19, 2018 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

Bad Recruiters Portrayed By TV Dads

In honor of Father's Day, here are a few TV Dads showing off their acting skills by portraying bad recruiters. Curious how a bad recruiter will react to a certain situation? Check out these important life lessons and learn what makes a recruiter a bad recruiter.

When a recruiter tells you…
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Added by Adam Karpiak on June 18, 2018 at 10:22am — No Comments

5 features to include in your Employer Brand





Being generic these days is a death to branding. There simply is too much noise. So how can you get out of generic employer branding mode and make yours more relevant? The answer is to know your audience and speak directly to their interests.

A strong employer brand aligns…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on June 18, 2018 at 7:13am — No Comments

Just landed your first job as a recruiter? Here’s the most important piece of advice I have.

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison

This is always one of my favorite topics to discuss when I am talking to anybody new to the industry.  I love it because I know what I went through, basically “Sink or Swim”, and how hard it was, but how it shaped me for the future.  I’ve been in the industry for 12 years and learned a lot along the way, made mistakes, changed strategies, and moved forward.  It…

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Added by Nick Mirabile on June 15, 2018 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Whiteboard Wednesday: SEO Doesn't Matter for Talent Acquisition

A while back I wrote a post about why SEO is a waste of time for HR. Up to this point, no one has come out to prove me wrong.  To be honest, I'm a bit saddened as I thought there'd be someone who'd cracked the code on a scalable SEO strategy that wasn't purely based on branded keywords.  Oh well.

Because I still hear people talking about SEO in talent acquisition, I thought it was important to devote one of our…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 15, 2018 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Whiteboard Wednesdays: "Recruiting is like Marketing" Explained

In this week's Whiteboard Wednesday video, we talk through why recruiting is like marketing.  And, more importantly, why it's pretty different too.  This is meant to be an explanation for someone who's new on their journey to understanding what is going on in recruitment marketing and employer branding.

Maybe this is a good video for your boss to get their buy in for a new careers site.  Maybe it will get your…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 13, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Bullhorn’s Engage Boston 2018 Shares Powerful Stories from the Staffing Industry’s Most Notable Leaders

 

BOSTON—JUNE 13, 2018—ENGAGE BOSTON 2018—Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, will present its highly anticipated…

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Added by Steve Vittorioso on June 13, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments

2018 healthcare staffing trends

Last month, we wrote a blog on “Trends that will shape the Staffing Industry in 2018” talking about the paradigm shift that the industry is going through. In this blog, we will be talking extensively about…

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Added by Target Recruit on June 13, 2018 at 5:02am — 1 Comment

Cowardice in Human Resources

Cowardice in Human Resources

I woke up this morning with a heavy heart.

Backstory:…

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Added by Barbara Goldman on June 12, 2018 at 11:29am — No Comments

Talent 42 2018 The Breakout Tables!!

This is the first post in my series on the 2018 Talent 42. I will focus on the tables and the tools. Some of the speakers were; Mark Tortorici, Dean Da Costa, Aaron Daniels, Paired Sourcing, Shami Marangwanda, Recruiting Toolbox, Amybeth Quinn. Susanna Frazier and more. 

Tools…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 11, 2018 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

How to choose the best resume parser?

Today most of the companies invest a significant amount of time and money in finding software to track their hiring process. Applicant tracking system (ATS), human resources information management systems (HRIS/HRMS) are available to simplify recruitment process, but it works well…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on June 8, 2018 at 1:44am — 1 Comment

3 Tech Trends Changing the Face of Healthcare

As the average human life expectancy continues to gradually increase, the focus of the healthcare industry has dramatically shifted. Since the dawn of modern medicine, healthcare systems have been reactive. They wait for one to become sick before any action is taken. Now, with …

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Added by Kore1Staffing on June 6, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments

Mind The (Employment) Gap

Let's say you leave your job without another job lined up. Crazy talk, right? Many recruiters will tell you that it is career suicide. (In fact, if you are one of those recruiters, please make sure to read this...it's important for you to understand that sometimes life happens and not everything happens in…

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Added by Adam Karpiak on June 6, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

Why Your Hiring Process Should Be More Like Ordering a Pizza

By Roy Munk

Conducting a search for a key role within your healthcare organization is a lot like ordering a pizza.

Remember last time you and a group of friends went out for a few slices? You all agreed on that trendy new spot downtown, got…

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Added by Roy Munk on June 5, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

3 Ways Character DNA Can Help You Pick Better Employees

Have you ever considered you do things a certain way because it is in your DNA to do so? Most of us are familiar with the phrase ‘it’s in our DNA’, yet few employers consider this element of character when they are looking to employ people to fill crucial roles in their businesses.

Fortunately,…

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Added by Skillsarena on June 5, 2018 at 4:43am — No Comments

I Lost a Client. And It Was My Fault

I lost a client.

This was years ago…when both GHS and myself were much younger.

I think about it all the time.

It was a small hospital in Kansas. We had filled a few positions for them over a couple years’ time.

A recruiter in our office…

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Added by Roy Munk on June 4, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2018 the recap Day 3 Sheryl Sandberg Sessions!!

Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 3, Sheryl Sandberg Sessions.

 

First up a panel discussion on diversity with Glenn Gutmacher. Lost of talk on veteran and veteran spouse hiring. 72% of student veterans succeed compared to 62% of nonserving students. The overall message here is getting buy-in, work hard, and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 4, 2018 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Talent Community Personas

Talent Communities are incredible ways of driving more quality candidates into your hiring funnel.  They are the perfect way to grab the information of people who are not quite ready to apply for a job, but still interested in your company.

They're Very Thoughtful

The most exciting part of these pipelines is the QUALITY of candidates who are opting in.

Think about the mentality of someone who…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 3, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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