Regardless of your company’s logistical infrastructure, business plan and management in general, the thing that will decide the quality of your work is the talent you have within your company. Let’s face it, some employees are simply more productive, more creative and overall more efficient than others. The problem with hiring them, however, lies in a fact that they…Continue
Added by Blake Davies on May 31, 2017 at 6:17pm — No Comments
TargetRecruit’s Executive Vice President Bill Inman has an insightful discussion with Jim Janesky, Managing Director at Corporate Fuel, discuss current staffing industry trends (Q2 2017), public staffing company valuations and valuation in the staffing mid-market in this interview (13 minutes total discussion).
Mr. Janesky leads the Business Services practice…Continue
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Here are some of less obvious - but very effective - methods of communicating with your candidates.
Studies have shown the open rate of a text message is far higher than that of an email (98%).*…Continue
Added by Hannah Vincent on May 31, 2017 at 10:37am — No Comments
As the rise of new technology and societal trends continue to change the world, entire industries are being reshaped at rapid speeds. For those hiring digital and creative talent, the changes have been profound and require adaptation. Job responsibilities are shifting, while brand new roles that were never heard of five years ago are exploding in demand. Here are the…Continue
Added by Kore1Staffing on May 31, 2017 at 9:57am — No Comments
Are you happy with your applicant tracking system ? A recent survey showed that 67% of HR or recruitment professionals are unhappy with their ATS, with the main reason being that they are not attracting or retaining top notch talent. In fact 62% of employers say that there is a good chance that standard ATS are filtering out highly qualified…Continue
Added by Joanne McDonagh on May 31, 2017 at 9:48am — No Comments
A lot of smaller recruitment agencies don’t see the real benefits of recruitment software and later regret not implementing it an early stage of business. The key benefits of recruitment software are endless for small and large-scale recruitment agencies and if you’re looking to take your business to the next level, it’s time to act by implementing recruitment software today. Here are just a few of the many benefits that come with your investment.…Continue
BrandYourself is the only free do-it-yourself product that empowers you to control what people find when they Google you. . BrandYourself is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 30, 2017 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Employee engagement is critical to the success of any company. Your employees are your most valuable asset, and it can be costly to lose top talent. In fact, research suggests that employee turnover can cost as…Continue
Added by Kevin Faber on May 30, 2017 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Time to fill is an essential metric for HR professionals to track as they monitor the health of their talent acquisition function.
We define time to fill as the average time it takes to close a given job req, measured in days. Your metric may be specific to a function (time to fill for Java Engineers in Boston), or for the entire company.
Time To Fill = (Total Number of Days of Opened Jobs / Total Number of Jobs)…Continue
Added by Phil Strazzulla on May 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
When moving from one IT position to another, engagement and on-the-job satisfaction should never be overlooked. However, some tech professionals find that full time work no longer energizes them the same way. In fact, it’s encouraging many job seekers to consider the benefits of becoming an IT contractor.
Each year, opportunities expand as industry demand for temporary…Continue
Added by TransTech Staffing on May 30, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments
Recently a recruiter that I know mentioned in a conversation that she once read that, on average, recruiters spend less than 7 second reviewing candidate resumes. 7 seconds! Think about that! I was skeptical so decided to do a quick bit of research. Turns out several years ago The Ladders had a survey where they concluded that recruiters spent less than 7…Continue
Added by Adam Karpiak on May 29, 2017 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Notwithstanding different regulations such as quotas, companies themselves have learned that gender diversity helps them achieve better results. Various scientific studies, at the university level and in various consulting and accounting firms, have begun examining this topic over the past 3 years. One of the most recognised is the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington,…Continue
Added by Daniela Berakova on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Creating a comfortable and friendly work environment is essential to productivity and employee happiness. These factors also play into your recruiting. Especially if you conduct a lot of on-site interviews, it's important to have an office space that your recruits can see themselves spending significant amounts of time in. Having an excellent workplace…Continue
Added by Dennis Hung on May 28, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments
The construction industry is one of the most resilient in any economy. It is also a very strategic industry that governments use to revamp growth prospects. This means construction jobs never dry up from the market because employers continue investing as their businesses grow.
With the increase in demand for construction workers, it is imperative that…Continue
Added by Ann Hoge on May 26, 2017 at 11:47am — No Comments
Summer is the season of pleasures. Since we were children, we learned that the last day of school leads to a 3-month freedom. That rewarding feeling is usually stuck with us for a long, long time. Unfortunately, responsibilities kick in real soon once the school times are over.
Employees are normal people that had normal childhoods. Summer is summer, and even…Continue
Added by Karen Dikson on May 26, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
The workplace should not be something that people dread every day. Employees should look forward to going to their…Continue
Added by Joanne McDonagh on May 25, 2017 at 11:15am — No Comments
In today’s job market, most candidates for any given position in a salesforce are highly qualified. Many also have extensive resumes and experience. Some may even demonstrate exceptional interviewing skills, but it is very difficult to tell within the span of a few conversations how this person will perform on the job. In the world of sales, it’s the nuances that tend to make or break the productivity of a taskforce, and in the…Continue
Added by Bryony Shaw on May 25, 2017 at 7:15am — No Comments
Apprenticeships are basically a scheme where people (normally of a young age) can earn money while they learn. Whether someone begins an apprenticeship straight after they finish school or when they have already worked but are looking for a new opportunity in their career. If you are looking to start an apprenticeship yourself, this…Continue
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ISL director Alan Furley talks about the company's 'Great Place to Work' award and how he plans to use it as a marketing tool...
Cue the fanfare! It’s time to show off about one of my proudest moments in ISL Recruitment’s 10 year history – I can officially say my…Continue
Added by ISL Recruitment on May 24, 2017 at 4:49pm — No Comments