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RPO: New Hiring Trends for Retailers and eCommerce Businesses

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jul 17,2018 @ PM

It’s no secret that in today’s economy, with unemployment at a historic low of 4.3 percent, organizations are faced with the task of fighting tooth and nail for top level talent. Combine these unemployment levels with rapid changes to the way retail operates and turns a profit, and it’s easy to see why some are saying we live in an age of disruption.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting trends

 

Preparing for Hiring Unpredictability

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jul 10,2018 @ PM

Hiring unpredictability - the sudden or unexpected need to make hiring decisions that had not been forecasted prior - is a stressful and often damaging component of talent acquisition. While some organizations bring this unpredictability upon themselves by failing to perform proper forecasting and research, other organizations navigate unpredictability as a natural part of their business.

Topics: talent acquisition, hiring, recruiting best practices

 

Recruiting and GDPR: Complying With New Data Privacy Regulations

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jul 03,2018 @ AM

With a host of improvements to the way they approach hiring, the talent acquisition industry has embraced the technological innovations that are bringing so much change to businesses across all verticals. However, new regulations out of the EU on how organizations can collect and use user data means that the talent acquisition industry will need to tread more carefully into the realm of automation and artificial intelligence.

Topics: recruiting best practices, Employment Policy

 

Writing a Great Welcome Email to New Employees

By Guest Tue, Jun 26,2018 @ AM

Starting a new job can be quite nerve-racking. You’re in a new environment, with new people and new expectations. Getting a welcome email from your new manager can help you feel a bit more welcome and secure in your new position. Think back to when you were just starting at the company, and what you wish you’d known before starting? Write with the purposes of welcoming and helping to orient the new hire as best as possible for that big day. Tell them a bit about yourself, and what their first day will be like. Don’t forget to get writing and editing help so you can write a professional quality email.  

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

Stop! Does Your Talent Acquisition Program Align With Your Business Strategy?

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jun 19,2018 @ AM

An effective talent acquisition program doesn’t occur in a vacuum. An enormous amount of planning, cooperation and execution go into creating a system that lets your organization hire the candidates you need for growth and keep those candidates coming through a healthy talent pipeline.

Topics: talent acquisition, recruiting best practices

 

Belonging: What Candidates Look for in an Employer

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jun 12,2018 @ AM

Talent acquisition leaders have come to understand the growing importance of branding and recruitment marketing. As Staci Johnson, Vice President Marketing at Roth Staffing Companies noted, organizations need to continue to recruit existing employees with just as much effort as spent on recruiting external candidates. In this sense, both the candidates a business seeks and the existing employees they possess are customers.

Topics: recruiting trends, recruiting technology

 

Recruiting Workers: 7 Strategies To Attract and Engage Millennials

By Guest Tue, Jun 05,2018 @ AM

Recruiting strategies need to change with time to attract a new workforce. They also need to adjust to the needs and goals of this workforce, which could be a challenging thing to achieve sometimes, especially when you want to attract millennials.

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

Managing Change in an RPO Partnership

By Steven Dashiell Tue, May 22,2018 @ AM

Unlike a typical staffing solution, recruitment process outsourcing is a strategic partnership that can result in great improvements to internal hiring practices. These changes need to be managed well in order for the relationship to succeed –a big lesson, Lumina Foods learned, when bringing RPO company Newton Talent onboard to help them solve their complex recruiting problems.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing

 

Building a Talent Pipeline: The Employer Branding Effect

By Steven Dashiell Tue, May 15,2018 @ AM

When Lumina Foods decided to partner with an outside vendor on scaling up their hiring capabilities, they weren’t entirely sure what to expect. Mandy McPherson, Vice President, Human Resources at Lumina Foods knew from prior experience that recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) vendors  were often used by big businesses to fill high-volume recruiting needs, and thought that was the extent of their use.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting trends

 

10 Top Recruiting Software

By Guest Tue, May 08,2018 @ AM

Regardless of whether a company is staffed by only ten people or 1,000, recruitment can be a complicated, yet necessary process. The right software can make life a lot easier for those scouting for talent. This list highlights ten of the top recruiting software HR professionals can utilize to strengthen the talent of their companies.

Topics: recruiting technology, applicant tracking system