RPOA Weekly: Recruiting Technology and Trends in a Hot Labor Market

What's on your recruiting dashboard today? In this #RPOAWeekly we present articles that cover factors affecting your recruiting environment including the latest jobs report, HR technology reviews and trends, and some recruiting best practices. 

Topics: recruitment


Building a Recruiting Program?  4 Key Steps to Consider

The business world is one that is continually changing, but one thing that is perpetual in business is the fact that you need the best employees available to grow and succeed. 

And how do you get the right employees? You come up with a bulletproof recruiting strategy that enables you to build a collection of talented people that can make your company a force to be reckoned with from the bottom up.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, guest post


How to Benefit from Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 05,2016 @ AM

Recruitment process outsourcing can be a game-changing addition to a company’s recruitment and staffing strategy. From short term to long term, RPO delivery benefits ranging from decreased costs and better candidates to a recruiting strategy that supports business objectives. In this week’s RPOA Weekly, we provide an overview of how to benefit from recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), including basic RPO information, how to pick your provider and where to find them, and the value evolution of RPO engagements.

Topics: recruitment, recruitment process outsourcing


The Basics of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Feb 23,2016 @ AM

Fotolia_75367643_XS.jpgRecruitment processs outsourcing (RPO) is rapidly gaining in popularity as companies try to streamline and update their recruiting processes to cut costs and battle for top talent. However, some people can find RPO confusing. How does it work? What does it cover? Does it have any best practices? In this week’s RPO Weekly, we answer these questions as we go through the basics of RPO.

Topics: recruitment, recruitment process outsourcing


How to Succeed in Recruiting Any Generation

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Jan 26,2016 @ AM

Shifting generations in the workforce are a regular occurrence: the older generation retires, the younger generation takes its place. However, we’re currently undergoing an unusually marked change. Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials have different outlooks, expectations, and skill sets, and it can be a challenge to gear your recruiting to all three talent segments. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we take a look at the changing of the guard, what it will mean for recruiting, and how to succeed in recruiting any generation.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, recruiting best practices


How Sourcing is the Key to Recruitment Success

By Carrie Kolar Fri, Sep 18,2015 @ AM

For the recruiting process to work best, you need to have a reliable source of top-tier applicants. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we examine the difference between sourcing and recruiting, what habits, actions and metrics make sourcing successful, and take a look at an innovative sourcing program to determine how sourcing is the key to recruitment success.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, source of hire, sourcing


Top Recruiting Suggestions for the Coming Talent Crunch

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Jul 23,2015 @ AM

The job market could see a talent crunch. The world is currently facing a shortage of talent, and this shortage will get worse as time goes on. A shrinking workforce means fewer applicants and longer waits to fill positions, with correspondingly fierce competition among recruiters. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we look at the causes for this shortage as well as how recruiters can adapt to it, and provide some top recruiting suggestions for the coming talent crunch.

Topics: recruitment, finding good candidates, recruiting strategy, recruiting trends, recruiting issues, recruiting talent, recruiting challenge


Tips and Strategies for Recruitment Process Results

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Jul 09,2015 @ AM

For effectiveness in recruiting, you need a strategy. But what should that strategy look like? How should it be implemented? How should your strategy prioritize goals and allocate resources? These questions and more are address in this week’s RPOA Roundup, in which we selected some of the best recruiting and talent management articles to give you tips and strategies for recruitment process results in 2015.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, innovative recruiting, recruiting strategy


Recruiting Challenges and How to Overcome Them (Part 2)

By Janine Lucas Thu, Nov 20,2014 @ AM

According O’Toole, Virginia Commonwealth University Professor of Economics, “Conditions in the labor market have improved in the first 10 months of 2014. In the first 9 months of 2014, private payroll employment improved by an average of 220,000 per month, up from 190,000 jobs per month in the same period in 2012 and 2013”. This created a more competitive environment for the labor market and allowed employees to have more confidence in jumping from job to another, creating recruiting challenges for employers.

Topics: novotus, recruitment, hiring challenge, recruiting strategy, rpo webinar


Recruiting Challenges and How to Overcome Them (Part 1)

By Janine Lucas Thu, Nov 13,2014 @ AM

Are you plagued by recruiting challenges that seem impossible to overcome? Do you know that your recruiting short comes are affecting your company’s productivity and bottom-line but can’t quite identify them? You’re not alone—the recruiting industry faces many challenges on a daily basis, but we’re here to help. In a recent RPOA Leadership Forum webinar, Novotus’ stellar recruiting team discuss and tackle the top four biggest recruiting challenges of today.

Topics: novotus, recruitment, hiring challenge, recruiting strategy, rpo webinar

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