How do you know a candidate is the perfect fit for the role, other than the conventional ways of following up with references, cross-checking résumé content for accuracy, etc.? Have you tried any unconventional ways to recruit candidates?
At the 2018 RecruitCon conference in Nashville, this past May, one of the most common themes that was presented was improving the candidate experience. New data, released by recruiting solutions provider Montage, show that this trend is currently top of mind for all recruiters and hiring managers.
The “war for talent” was originally coined by Steven Hankin of McKinsey & Company back in 1997. Times may have changed significantly with technology since that time, and the war for talent has once again ignited!
Since the 2008–2009 recession—and with the unemployment hovering around 3.9%—it should come as no surprise that state and local government hiring has seen an increase over the past 10 years. According to the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SGLE), there are a number of ways state and local governments are recruiting hard to […]
In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 keynote speaker Bob Kelleher to discuss hiring and engagement issues. Here is the remainder of that interview.
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, best-selling author and consultant Bob Kelleher walks us through how a company goes about figuring out the types of people who succeed in its cultures, as well as the behaviors and traits that matter in the organization—and how to determine whether a candidate […]
Are you prepared for the next generation of workers? Unlike Millennials, Generation Z—which can be defined as those who were born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s—is more technologically inclined and globally connected than generations past. If you’re looking to recruit and engage Gen Z workers, Ryan Jenkins offers four strategies to help you […]
According to Gail Houston and Leslie Mason—Executive Recruiters for Intuit—who recently presented the session Experience is Everything: How to Treat Candidates Like Customers to Close the Deal at RecruitCon 2018 in Nashville, the candidate experience starts the minute a potential candidate first hears about your company.
According to the 2017 CareerBuilder Candidate Experience Study, nearly four in five (78%) candidates say the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people. But when does the “experience” start? Is it when a candidate first applies for an open position? Or, is it after the candidate has […]
In a packed and attentive session at RecruitCon 2018, Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS Inc., offered a series of best practices for recruiters. BLR’s RecruitCon 2018 was held recently in Nashville.