Tag: candidates

talent

Could a Re-Entry Program Solve Your Talent Woes?

“There are plenty of fish in the sea”—while this statement usually applies to the dating world, it can also apply to the recruiting world, especially in a candidate-driven market. Employers across the country are going to great lengths to attract and retain the best and the brightest. One employer is attracting workers that are re-entering the […]

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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.  

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5 Questions Recruiters Should Never Ask

Many companies have outsourced some of their HR functions by hiring professional recruiters to identify and screen potential new hires. These recruiters can be valuable assets, as they specialize in this area of Human Resources, but they can also be a liability, as they are the first impression potential hires get of your company, and […]

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What to Look for in Recruitment Software

The way we work today is a lot different from the way people worked just a decade ago. Freelancing is now a full-time job for many; 9-to-5 weekdays are being replaced by round-the-clock availability of independent consultants; and alternative work arrangements are becoming common throughout firms from global multinational corporations (MNCs) to local, bootstrapped start-ups.

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Why a Candidate Says No to Your Job Offer

In a challenging labor market that saw the U.S. unemployment rate hover around 3.9% throughout 2018, employers are increasingly looking for ways they can beat the trend and meet their hiring goals. With qualified candidates at a premium, employers must examine how they’re presenting themselves to the interviewee, in order to effectively assess candidates while creating a […]

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Is Hiring Declining or Increasing? We Have the Final Answer

As we previously reported, various research is predicting a hiring decline for the second quarter of 2019, while a totally separate set of data is showing an increase. Yesterday, we looked at ADP data, which showed an increase in hiring. We also looked at data from Paychex and The Conference board, which both reported a decline […]

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Could Gamification Help Recruit and Retain Talent?

Using artificial intelligence (AI) on day-to-day, mundane tasks frees up recruiters and allows them to spend their time where it matters the most: with prospective candidates. As we know, the candidate experience is vital to attracting and retaining talent, but could AI be used to lure jobseekers in, as well?