RPOA Weekly: Latest HR Technology Gadgets

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 18,2017 @ AM

Keeping up with the HR technology space can be challenging. It seems like everyday there is a new company who is introducing a new app or software to help you solve another hiring or recruiting challenge. That is why in this week’s episode of RPOA Weekly, we take a look at some new developments in the world of HR technology, from Google’s foray into the recruiting world to LinkedIn’s new features. The RPOA Weekly closes with a reflection on the ethical role of HR in a tech-heavy future.

Topics: technology and recruiting, tech recruiting


RPOA Weekly: Staying on Top of the Hottest HR Trends

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Feb 21,2017 @ AM

Is your workplace up-to-date on recruiting technology? Are you using the latest tech tools to find your next great hire? The HR industry is constantly changing, thanks to technological innovation and workforce shifts, and if you want your company to come out on top you need to stay abreast of the latest developments. In this week’s RPOA Weekly we take a look at the newest trends and technologies in the HR industry, with articles that discuss current trends, how best to implement them, and what aspects of the HR industry are predicted to dominate the landscape.

Topics: technology and recruiting


RPOA Weekly: Recruiting Technology – Use it Wisely, Use it Well

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Feb 14,2017 @ AM

Are you getting overwhelmed by all the new developments in HR and recruiting tech? You’re not alone. It seems like a new tool comes out every day, and trying to keep up with the changes can feel like trying to hold back a river with your bare hands. In this week’s RPOA Weekly we look at the changing world of recruiting and HR technology, with articles that discuss how to use new tools to your best advantage, what developments are coming, and how to avoid technology burnout.

Topics: technology and recruiting, tech recruiting


RPOA Weekly: The Changing World of HR Technology

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Nov 01,2016 @ AM

Technology is changing all aspects of our lives and it is certainly changing how companies recruit, hire, and manage their workforce. In this week’s RPOA Weekly we take a look at how technology has affected the field of HR, with articles discussing trends and changes within HR tech and human resources as a whole.

Topics: technology and recruiting, technology,, rpoa weekly


The Effect of Technology on Recruiting and HR

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 26,2016 @ AM

Recruiting and human resources have become technology-driven areas. Predictive analytics, instantaneous employee surveys and the advent of mobile recruiting have changed the face of recruiting and HR, repositioning them focus on candidates and employees rather than employers. In this week’s RPOA Weekly, we look at the effect of technology on recruiting and HR.

Topics: technology and recruiting, tech recruiting, technology,


RPO Experts Talk Technology and Its Influence on Recruiting

By Brent G Trotter Fri, Mar 04,2016 @ AM

Technology has changed many aspects of the human resources industry. Its had an especially powerful impact on recruiting. From more advanced applicant tracking systems to creating more transparent applicant-employer relationships. In this new series, we interview experts about the compelling issues facing the industry today.

Topics: recruiting, technology and recruiting, Ask an RPO Expert


2015 Year End Recruiting Best Practices Review

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Dec 10,2015 @ AM

Every business industry has its own set of best practices, and recruiting is no exception. Best practices let you leverage the experience and success of others to grow and succeed in your business. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we take you through a tour of the best recruiting advice around. In this year-end recruiting best practices review we present best practices that range from general overviews to peeks into the future of recruiting and leveraging different pipelines to achieve recruiting success.

Topics: best practices, recruiting trends, technology and recruiting


Recruiting Metrics, Recruiting Technology, and More RPO News

By Allison Reilly Thu, May 22,2014 @ AM

Recruiting metrics and recruiting technology are two crucial topics in hiring and recruitment. They are two things that every organization ought to have, but if they aren't used correctly, then the organization is not getting the full benefit of the metrics' insight or of the technology's capabilities. This week's hiring and recruiting news roundup focuses on these two topics, topics that we haven't covered much in news roundups and that are long overdue for discussion.

Topics: HR industry, hiring and recruiting news, HR industry trends, recruiting metrics, technology and recruiting


3 Amazing Tips For Your Mobile Recruitment Strategy

By Allison Reilly Tue, Apr 22,2014 @ AM

The number of people who own a smartphone has doubled between February 2010 and November 2012, with 76 percent of Americans saying that they own one. Granted, I am not among the 76 percent, but I am the minority as that percentage has only increased in the 18 months since our last presidential election. What does all this mean? It means that you better have a mobile recruiting strategy, or that your mobile recruiting strategy may need refinement since the last time you looked at it, or even created it. Here are three amazing tips to improve your mobile recruitment strategy:

Topics: social recruiting, social media recruiting, mobile recruiting, technology and recruiting


How to Add a Human Touch to Applicant Tracking Systems

By Allison Reilly Tue, Apr 01,2014 @ AM

Like many things in technology, and in life, you can't just "set it and forget it." Many things require constant attention in order to work well, and even a little human intervention from time to time. One of those things is the applicant tracking system, where it seems like you can set up the software and let it do all the work in sorting and picking your best candidates. But, technology isn't always perfect, and if you don't add a human touch to the work of your applicant tracking software from time to time, then you may miss out on a some awesome talent. Here's how you can add a human touch to your ATS and find a potential hire that the system may have missed.

Topics: job description, innovative recruiting, best practices, applicant tracking software, technology and recruiting

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