Featured Blog Posts – March 2018 Archive (39)

Three Keys To Wooing Your Next Big Employment Candidate

When you're trying to get that winning client to sign on the dotted line with your business, it's important that you pull out all the stops when wooing them. 

Rather than simply bringing them in for an interview, you need to get creative and do your research at the same time. With this in mind, keep reading so that you can apply these tips and reel in the most attractive star employees. 

#1: Make A Weekend Out Of It

Many employers make the mistake of…


Added by Lerone Graham on March 31, 2018 at 12:06am — No Comments

Sourcing on AngelList

AngelList has recently introduced a "sourcing" function. To source on AngelList, you need to define your company and post a job. Then, press the menu item "Recruit" to launch the Sourcing function:

The free search filters AngelList offers for Sourcing include keywords, role, location, looking for full/part-time, work authorization, years of experience, and skills. Many members have their resumes and social profile URLs attached to their…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on March 30, 2018 at 8:12am — No Comments

The Diminishing Returns of Outbound Recruiting

I was talking to someone who runs talent acquisition at a 1,000 person company the other day.  She was talking about how they're really struggling to get in front of quality people.  This probably sounds like a familiar conversation to many people out there.

SEO was one potential strategy they were going to consider.  I offered my thoughts on SEO and why it probably isn't a good idea to focus on it.  Job boards are…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on March 29, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What is the difference between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing?

Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing have gone from HR buzzwords to must have recruiting strategies. However, many HR professionals are still puzzled by these terms and they can’t tell the exact difference between them.…


Added by Mario Buntić on March 29, 2018 at 3:01am — No Comments

William Almonte – Maintaining A Healthy Relationship With Recruiters of Your Organization

The organization is based on specific aspects, and one of them is the idea of accordance between hiring managers and recruiters. They play a crucial role in blending the edges of an organization and highlight its strength and weaknesses even more prominently. On the other hand, it becomes a matter of concern for the applicants when it comes to a gloomy tie-up between the two eminent parties.…


Added by William Almonte on March 28, 2018 at 2:09am — No Comments

Best Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018

Last year, we wrote an article on the best applicant tracking systems for 2017.  We received a lot of interest in the post given this data set hadn’t been explored before, and figured it was time for an update!

There are so many applicant tracking systems (ATS) out there.  We hope the data presented here will help you get a sense for the…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on March 27, 2018 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Recruitment and GDPR: 11 questions you need to answer now

Recruitment and GDPR aren’t exactly best friends…yet!

Recruitment businesses have built up huge databases over the years. They’ve captured all kinds of information from both candidates and clients. Some of it will have been very useful, some of it less so.

And they will have stored it in a variety of ways too, both physical and…


Added by Oliver Wright on March 27, 2018 at 7:25am — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2018 the recap Day 2 Anonymous Sessions!!

Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 2, Anonymous  Sessions. The 2 sessions I will talk about are; Candidate Personas by Susanna Frazier and May Day, May Day!! Linkedin DOWN!! By Mike Chuidian.


First up Susanna Frazier and Candidate Personas, This subject starts with research, and then finding, and then contacting, and since we are about the tools, here…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 26, 2018 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Here Are The People Who Will Sign Up For Your Talent Community

Talent Communities are a great way to convert more passive candidates into your hiring funnel.  There are many people who get to your careers site and are interested in applying, but aren't quite ready.

Earlier this week I was going through our customers' talent communities and saw a few patterns emerge around who these people are that opt into your pipelines.  Here are the various personas I found.

Just started a new job: A number of the people joining these…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on March 26, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Want to Open Recruiting Doors? Remember Your Reputation Precedes You

Your Reputation.  It's your credibility.  It's your voice, it's your respect for others, it's helping others and paying it forward that leads to exceptional Karma.  As I look back on amazing circumstances, changes, macro and micro economic circumstances et al, to Recruiting I am reminded on this Friday of something a candidate told me in a 30 minute conversation this week. …


Added by Mike Rasmussen on March 23, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

What’s the New Buzz around Growth Hacking?

It is not easy to predict the future. We all want to know how recruitment will be evolved in future. Especially with technology being the current trend, what will be its scope and how it will affect recruitment?

Artificial Intelligence is dominating the HR industry. Chatbots are considered to be an important element to be included in recruitment process. But is AI the only way to get better candidates? You might…


Added by Amruta Singh on March 23, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

Structure Your Interview to Find The Truth

Everything starts with the foundation

My job as a recruiter is to help my clients find the best person for their unique hiring needs. Part of that job involves follow-up after every interview to see how things…


Added by Rick Girard on March 22, 2018 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Will Virtual Reality Have an Impact on the Future of Veteran Hiring?

By definition, Virtual Reality (VR) means an artificial environment which is experienced through sensory or stimuli (such as sights and sounds) provided by a computer. One in which the person’s actions partially determine what happens next in the environment. VR can also be used to describe the technology used…


Added by DeMario McIlwain on March 22, 2018 at 3:11pm — No Comments

HR Should Control the Careers Site

One thing that makes absolutely no sense whatsoever in the world of business is that HR almost never controls their own corporate careers page.  You know, that page that's usually under the domain www.company.com/careers.

It happens to be the place that candidates research companies more than any other resource:

Job seeker behavior


Needless to say, a great careers site is an important part of talent…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on March 22, 2018 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Cultural Fit

You know the guy who is always joking around, even while working? What about the one that is always serious, focused, no time for additional conversation? He’s too this. She’s too that. They don’t fit the company culture. Unless they do.

Your company culture is your culture and successful teams don’t all have the same culture. Talented people in the wrong culture won’t thrive. Not like they will in the right culture. If you’re building a great business, the candidate pool is limited…


Added by Todd Kmiec on March 21, 2018 at 11:24am — No Comments

HR Guide : Is Your Company Diverse Enough ?

Diversity is an integral element of HR. It’s a recurring theme that touches all topics, including workforce planning and recruitment. 

Workplace diversity has become an increasingly important part of any workplace.Encouraging diversity can help a business grow and thrive.

We have listed 4 steps that to make sure that your…


Added by Joanne McDonagh on March 21, 2018 at 10:25am — No Comments

HR & Tech: Friend or Foe?

As technology within the field of human resources advances, more and more emphasis is being put on human resources professionals to learn and adopt new technology solutions into their daily routines. There is constant discussion in the HR world over whether AI will replace the role of an HR team. From…


Added by Or Hillel on March 21, 2018 at 8:40am — No Comments

The potential of a promising career increases employee loyalty

In general, loyal employees working for one employer for more than 5 years are in the minority on the labour market at only 27.5%. The largest group was those who were employed for less than 2 years.

This is the results of …


Added by Daniela Berakova on March 21, 2018 at 6:02am — No Comments

Vital Skills That Recruiters Seek In Entry-Level Employees

With the youth unemployment increasing day by day, there are multiple debates on what could possibly improve the communication between the job recruiters and the candidates. What is it that interviewers seek in an entry-level employee? How much does Alma Mater matter? Are skills such as Photoshop, Excel, Word more important than the right attitude?

Interestingly, a study by the BMO financial…


Added by Ladderise on March 21, 2018 at 3:27am — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2018 the recap Day 2 General Sessions!!

Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 2, General Sessions. There were 5 general session on Day 2.  


First up; Jessica Clark on Social Engineering. A lot of this is serious social engineering and influencing.  She speaks about Maslaw’s Hierarchy of needs which include starting at the top of the pyramid; Self Actualization(inner Fulfillment), Esteem(Self Worth),…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2018 at 5:58pm — No Comments

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