Category: Sourcing

Finding and connecting with the candidates you want is an increasingly difficult challenge. From mining social media sites to posting opportunities, sourcing is where recruiting success begins.

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Stuck in a Summer Slump? 3 Tips to Make Your Summer Hiring Soar

The pressure to fill summer positions has mounted. Not only has the pool for talent shrunk in this economy, but seasonal talent’s motivations also have shifted. Many summer workers now view work as “a maybe” vs. “a must.” How can a talent acquisition professional like yourself cut through this ambivalence and inspire summer talent to take a serious look at the […]

Female

Actionable Tips for Boosting Female Recruitment

In a previous post, we discussed the findings of a recent LinkedIn report that looked at gender differences in the job application process. This report is important because even though women make up the majority of the U.S. population, they are underrepresented in many industries, as well as in leadership and executive positions in particular.

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How You Can Increase the Speed of Hire

In part one, we covered why a speedy hiring process is more important than ever before. To recap, if your hiring process is too slow, you miss out on diverse, highly-skilled candidates—and you’ll also be wasting a ton of money.

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6 Chrome Extensions Every Recruiter Needs to Use Right Now

Recruiters spend a majority of their time sourcing talent. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magic button you could hit that would make talent suddenly appear? While there isn’t such a thing just yet, there are certain tools you can use to make your lives easier, starting today!

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Growing Opportunities for Workers Interested in Fully Remote Positions

The workforce of today is growing more global than ever before. Traditional, in-house employees are out, and remote workers are in. We often praise the benefits of hiring freelance talent when finding full-time employees becomes a challenge, but now, employers across the country may have to start changing their people practices to accommodate “nomad” workers, […]

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Recruiting Under-Utilized Talent Pools: Military Spouse

May 10 is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day and what better way to show your appreciation by giving this special candidate pool a job! Military spouses are a valuable asset to any company, yet they are consistently being overlooked for a variety of reasons. We’ll discuss some of these reasons and how you can overcome […]

marketing

Why the Best Recruitment Marketers Don’t Stop at ‘Apply Here

Never before have recruiters focused so much of their energy on keeping good candidates engaged in the hiring process. In a time when top talent is only on the market for 10 days, and ghosting happens with frequency, recruiters have no choice but to pour on the engagement efforts in order to get results.

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4 Telltale Signs Your Talent Acquisition Function Could Use a Facelift

It’s a candidate-driven market, so why aren’t you landing the top talent you need? Let’s face it, not every employer can be the “Googles” and the “Facebooks” of their industries, which leaves many employers settling for “second-best” talent after the “perfect fit” has chosen to go to their top employer of choice.