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Recruiting Techniques, Strategies and Other RPO News

By Allison Reilly Thu, Jul 17,2014 @ AM

One can surmise that part of the reason why the skills gap is one of the biggest recruiting challenges of our time is because the skills needed to succeed in today's work environment is very different from the skills needed just five or 10 years ago. The skills needed include those necessary to do well in an interview and to get past applicant tracking systems and recruiting boards. This week's hiring and recruiting news roundup addresses today's recruiting challenge in a new light, focusing on the skills needed and the lessons learned from resisting the ongoing change in the recruiting landscape.

Topics: rpo news, rpo, hiring and recruiting news, recruiting strategy, recruiting trends, recruiting model, job boards


The Best Recruiting Boards for Your Recruiting Dollars

By Allison Reilly Wed, Jul 09,2014 @ AM

The RPOA, in partnership with Software Advice and the National Human Resources Association, conducted a survey with 150 recruiters to determine the best job boards. We conducted this survey to figure out which job boards provide the best value for recruiters in terms of quality, quantity and price. Our best job boards survey asked asked recruiters specifically about six job boards: Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Monster, Craigslist, Indeed and Careerbuilder. Although all the recruiters didn't use all six of the job boards, all of them were used by some percentage of those surveyed. Here are the results of our survey:

Topics: rpoa news, talent acquisition, source of hire, job boards

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