Featured Blog Posts – October 2019 Archive (31)

Build vs Buy: The Challenges Recruiting Firms Face When Building a Homegrown Applicant Tracking System

Build vs Buy for ATS

The “build vs buy” decision is a hot topic when I speak with staffing agencies. Pros and cons are weighed, time and costs are measured, and more and more it’s a decision that may determine the future health of your business. And since TargetRecruit is built upon Salesforce, I encounter this topic more than in my past roles because Salesforce encourages developers to build on its platform. In other words, rather than building a homegrown solution from the…


Added by TargetRecruit on October 31, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Top Tips for Boosting Your Employee Retention Rates

Whether you work for an SME or a large corporate enterprise, strong employee retention rates are highly desirable. Quite simply, it makes economic sense. The recruitment process can be costly to your business and retaining old employees is more efficient than bringing in expensive new…


Added by Bethan Port on October 30, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 5 Recruiting Trends in 2020

Over the years, recruitment and HR landscape have changed massively. Nowadays, organizations need to deal with talent competition, game-changing developments in technology, and changing workforce dynamics consistently.…


Added by Rchilli Parser on October 30, 2019 at 9:08am — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 3, Tracks!!

Day 3 of Sourcecon and the tracks.


First up Jan Tegze and Is Technology our Friend or Our Enemy. Tools mentioned: Github, Stachoverflow, Plagerism Checker, Linkedin. Lost of talk of comparison thoughts on emails, inmails etc, All done form a European stance.


Mike Chuidian and the Cognitive side of Sourcing. Key…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top Five Jobs in Artificial Intelligence

About 97 percent of companies are investing in artificial intelligence and Big Data, according to New Vantage Partners' executive survey.   

 This unexpectedly large statistic is enough to scare us about the future of work. Dependency on machines is increasing. It is no surprise that artificial intelligence is taking over jobs. Several reports have already predicted how robots will take over human jobs. Is it something to be concerned about?  

Definitely. Today more jobs are…


Added by Lucia Adams on October 25, 2019 at 3:26am — No Comments

Is Messaging is the new Text Recruiting?

I've been asking recruiters about how they use texting in recruiting. In this post we hear from Josh R. who has a theory that messenger apps may surpass texting.

He writes;

I started texting candidates in 2016. I was a little hesitant at first. Is this an invasion of…


Added by Chris Russell on October 23, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How To Make the Most of Your Job Adverts

Nowadays, it doesn’t matter if you have a great vacancy up for grabs, if you don’t know how to sell it then people won’t be interestedIn fact, you need to make the most of your job adverts to ensure that they stand out in an overcrowded market. Especially as…


Added by Bethan Port on October 23, 2019 at 11:51am — No Comments

The Importance of “Women In Business” Networks

I have been privileged to recently attend several Women In Business Network meetings, including a meeting of The Athena Network lead by @emmarundle and, of course, the inspiring Women In Business Expo, held for the first time this year at Farnborough. The rise in this style of connecting women who own their own business, or are succeeding in their…


Added by Abigail Britnell on October 23, 2019 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Building and Maintaining a (Professional) Relationship With Your Recruiter

No longer fulfilled in your current role? Longing for a new challenge? Dread going back to work every Monday morning? – all signs you probably should look for a new job! The problem is, where do you start with it all!? With so much to do day to day – such as holding down a job, maintaining a relationship or dating, maybe it includes raising children,…


Added by Charlotte Barrington on October 22, 2019 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 2, 3rd set of tracks!!

Day 2 of Sourcecon and the third set of tracks.


First up Combining Sourcing Tools to perform Sourcing Magic by Jeremy Da Costa. TOOLS: SSaR pages, Facebook, Zapinfo, Seekout, Boolean, Infinite Scroll, Scroll It,  Human Predictions, Advanced background Check, Data Miner, DiG, Instant Data Scraper. Hiretual, Amazing Hiring, Loxo,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 21, 2019 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Why Companies Are Turning to Search Firms

There was a time when business leaders resorted to working with headhunters only for the…


Added by Josh Mangum on October 21, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Employee Performance Management Across Generations

Performance management is a nurturing process that seeks to develop employees holistically, so that they are motivated to contribute effectively to the business outcomes. Employee performance management has a methodology that usually starts with employee goal management to distributing appraisal letters. however, each generation has a different perspective towards performance management, depending upon…


Added by Dhanya Raghavan on October 21, 2019 at 1:46am — No Comments

2020 Forecast: What will Talent Management Trends Be Like?

In 2019, 99% of companies decided on preparing for the future workforce. Furthermore, 73% of companies expected a significant disruption, says Mercer. Well, 2020 is knocking at our doors. Where we’re stationed at? Do we still have the time to personalize other trends?

Talent management is the new engine for the upcoming economy. With more and more companies looking to thrive in an uncertain situation today, more attention is being focused on the role of talent…


Added by Lucia Adams on October 18, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

Selling the Candidate on Your Company

Premier recruits, the type who can take your business to the next level, have their pick of job opportunities. So, how do you get them to consider your organization as the first choice? Start selling them on your company, as well as on the position, early in the process. 

Humanize the…


Added by Josh Mangum on October 17, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Analyst Jobs: Immense Scope And Bright Career Future

In this technology-driven era, it has become a humongous task to manage simultaneously the need of both the companies and consumers simultaneously. In such a scenario, the services rendered by data analysts are of the utmost importance. A data analyst comes into the big picture for the reason that there is a strong need for someone who can analyse huge chunks of data and perform statistical analysis on such data sets. Even though there is not a substantial difference between the duties of a…


Added by arpana sharma on October 16, 2019 at 5:18am — No Comments

How To Position Yourself As An Employer Of Choice For Graduates

Graduate recruiters! Follow these four steps to make yourself more attractive to today’s top graduates.

Talent is the lifeblood of every business – and graduates are fresh meat. There’s huge pressure for graduate recruiters to bring the year’s best new graduates into the business before competitors do.

The problem is, graduate…


Added by Tom Stroud on October 15, 2019 at 5:13am — No Comments

ATS : How To Get Buy In From C-Suite

Getting buy-in from C-suite budget holders can be challenging but the way recruitment is moving analytics and metrics are important for HR departments and recruitment leaders to give insights into your hiring efforts, as well as streamlining and centralizing your whole recruiting process.

Doing all of this can help save time and…


Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 14, 2019 at 6:59am — No Comments

How to Become a Human Lie Detector

About one-third of resumes contain false information. Past employment and education are…


Added by Josh Mangum on October 11, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How HR Certifications Can Impact Career Trajectory

PayScale’s salary and demographic information have seen multiple resumes having at least one HR certification. Globally, human resource certification is seen valuable on career trajectory and salary compensation for HR professionals.

With upcoming trends and technology emergence, there has been a growing need for HR certifications among human resource professionals. The rapid growth of HR jobs simply means having more employees with human resource…


Added by Lucia Adams on October 11, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

How To Find Female Software Developers

Learn sourcing tips on how to find female software developers. These tips are very helpful for diversity and inclusion recruitment efforts. Feel free to download this Slideshare and share with the Recruiters, Sourcers and Talent Acquisition leaders in your network. Enjoy.…


Added by Jim Stroud on October 10, 2019 at 1:56pm — No Comments

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