Featured Blog Posts – January 2016 Archive (81)

2016’s Must-Attend Recruitment and HR Conferences

Attending conferences is one of the best ways to learn and advance your skills. The trouble is that with so many now being run, it’s near impossible to select which one will offer the most suitable content for your specific needs.

The days of conferences being exclusively dedicated to formal lecture based content seems to be behind us, thankfully, with almost all…


Added by Chris South on January 30, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Feisty Friday 1/29/2016: Bogus Social Recruiting Stats, Lying Candidates And Hiring At RecruitingDaily

Why can't we all be a little more honest?

See, I think it's about time we call out the people who are spouting statistics with enough confidence that people believe them. That we have honest conversations about what those statistics mean for a recruiter and who is trying to fill 20+ reqs. That we talk about the news that matters instead of posting trends lists that…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 33: It is Not My Job

Let me begin this week’s blog post with a question: Who do you work for? I know it sounds like a weird question, but I want you to stop for a moment and think about your answer. I am not a betting man but I bet I can predict most of your responses. The vast majority of you responded by saying you work for XYZ organization or you work for some VP within the…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 29, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why Limiting Your Options Can Make You a Better Worker

Removing ourselves from boring routines is among the biggest trends in the workforce. As the millennial workforce pushes to …


Added by Maren Hogan on January 29, 2016 at 10:09am — No Comments

What You Need to Know About 1095c/1094c Forms

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Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on January 29, 2016 at 9:38am — No Comments

It's Easy to Get Lost in the Past with Performance Reviews...

You’ve looked far and wide for a solid reason to keep the performance appraisal aspect of your performance management system around. You know the metrics from the evaluations are key to improving the business, unfortunately your managers and employees…


Added by Chris Arringdale on January 28, 2016 at 11:04am — No Comments

Get Your New Hires Hyped Up with These Rad Icebreakers

So you’ve hired a slew of new employees. They’re bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and ready and willing to jump in and help the team. The only issue is they don’t really …


Added by Christine Marino on January 28, 2016 at 10:51am — No Comments

Are You Giving Your Team the Support They Need?

Great leaders know they have a lot of responsibility to their employees. In fact, a Gallup study found that engagement was highest in organizations where employees had some form of communication with their managers each day. Some employees, however,…


Added by Ryan Mead on January 28, 2016 at 9:56am — No Comments

Top 5 ways to beat stress at work

Don't reach for the chocolate or start shouting and bawling...

We’re all prone to getting stressed at work - it’s kind of the point. If you don’t get stressed, then there’s probably something wrong - maybe you’re not working hard enough or…


Added by Chris Smith on January 28, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Where To Start With Social Media Recruiting

Gone are the days when recruiters used to use traditional methods of marketing, job ads. The traditional methods of recruiting include the distribution of pamphlets, newspaper job ads job portals and referrals. These days’ with Social Media dominating the way we connect with people it has improved the way recruiters look to hire talented…


Added by Sourcing Adda on January 28, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

2016 Social Media Image Dimensions to Elevate Your Recruitment Brand

It’s no secret that having a strong visual strategy for your social media accounts is important when sourcing, connecting and engaging with candidates. In 2015 we posted a blog outlining the dimensions for the key visual elements on your social pages, which proved to be one of our most popular blogs of the year.

Since then, there have been quite a few changes to image…


Added by Chris South on January 27, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Increase Employee Engagement with Employee Giving Programs

Pleasing today’s workforce is not an easy task. Every month Gallup reports on workforce engagement numbers and U.S. engagement, though it has slowly increased from previous years, and has had little-to-no change since March of this year. At a mere…


Added by Hesha Patel, MBA on January 27, 2016 at 10:50am — No Comments

Things Every HR Pro Should Know About the Freelance Economy

The freelance economy is very different from the world where employees go to work every day and complete their tasks as required. Because of this, freelancers need to be approached in a different way if you plan on using them for tasks in your business. Before you hire any freelancers, there are a few things you need to understand about the …


Added by Ashley Mills on January 27, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

5 Tips For Forging Lasting Client Relationships

When it comes to recruiting, the ties you make with clients can be all important. Rather than viewing them as a way to make a quick buck, you need to earn their trust if you want to keep them around for the long haul. It’s simple - if you don’t build a genuine connection with your clients, then you can’t…


Added by Ron Stewart on January 26, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

The 7 Candidate Types You Need in 2016

Hindsight is 20/20, and managers aren’t immune. Managers regret a new hire 50% of the time costing their organization great deals of time and money. If you’re looking for a way to avoid hiring mishaps, it might be useful to stop looking solely at…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on January 26, 2016 at 9:41am — No Comments

A Simple Guide To Writing The Perfect Job Description

Some of our clients asked for advice about how to write a good job description. Since this is one of the more challenging and overlooked aspects of the hiring process, we decided to share some tips.

When you need to hire someone, it’s very normal to feel some anxiety about writing the description for your job vacancy. After all,…


Added by Hagi Trinh on January 26, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

How are you building better relationships with hiring managers?

Looking from the outside in, sometimes it seems like hiring manager versus recruiter is an epic, long-fought battle. I can almost picture part of the Hunger Games, where they're all released into the forest to start their survival. Let the games begin!

Others have compared this turbulent relationship to an epic battle like Superman vs Batman or…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 25, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Powerlessness and Hiring Don’t Mix

Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the couch watching a television newscast about the latest violent attack in the Middle East, you all—we all—experience powerlessness at some point during life. Much of it, like incurable diseases, can’t be…


Added by Scott Wintrip on January 25, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

5 Reasons to Outsource Corporate Philanthropy

There are processes you can’t wait to outsource in business, whether it’s janitorial services for the clutterbug or accounting help for those who are helpless with numbers. You might easily outsource your marketing automation or even your entire…


Added by Hesha Patel, MBA on January 25, 2016 at 9:50am — 1 Comment

Ethical Recruitment - Important or Hyped? [A must read Campaign]

The #Tweetchat campaign in the series of #AskHR discussions is the latest campaign we have come up with to reach out to the HR / Recruitment / TA fraternity across the world and involve them into a discussion that can help change the way…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on January 25, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

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