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RPOA Weekly: Recruiting In a Millennial World

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 25,2017 @ PM

The advent of the millennial workforce has caused discussion, debate, and even some dismay. Millennials respond to and demand different things from employers than previous generations, and savvy recruiters will take note and adjust their strategies accordingly. In this week’s RPOA Weekly, we take a look at best practices for recruiting millennials, with articles on millennial recruiting strategies, need-to-know information, and how your millennial employees can be the canary in the coalmine for your employee engagement.

Topics: recruiting trends

 

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: recruiting technology

 

RPOA Weekly: Job Market Update for March

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 11,2017 @ AM

The March jobs report is out, giving a snapshot of the state of employment in the United States. This episode of the RPOA Weekly presents articles from the New York Times, Forbes, Bloomberg and MarketWatch covering what the numbers mean for the economy, the Fed, and employers.

Topics: Job Market

 

RPOA Weekly: We Are the Champions: How to Build a Stellar Talent Team

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Apr 04,2017 @ AM

Have you ever felt a thrill from seeing a team perform in perfect harmony? Whether it’s setting up the perfect jump shot, lining up a goal, or giving a flawless presentation, teams who work together can achieve goals far beyond the reach of an individual going solo. In this week’s RPOA Weekly we focus on building a great team, with articles that discuss building teams in different areas of recruiting, using team-building exercises to identify great candidates, and techniques for building a strong RPO partnership.

 

RPOA Monthly Recap: RPO Perspective on Technology, Culture and Healthcare

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 28,2017 @ AM

What do recruiting experts think of applicant tracking systems (ATS), recruiting for cultural fit or the health care industry? We recently asked top RPO leaders about their perspective on these topics. In this special RPOA Weekly, we present a recap of their insights.  

Topics: hiring and recruiting news

 

RPOA Weekly: Keeping Your Company Culturally Fit

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 21,2017 @ AM

Your company culture determines the quality of your employee engagement, your client relationships, even your recruiting success – so why has it been ignored for so long? Thankfully, the company culture is coming into its own, with increased attention from HR and leadership alike focused on ways to improve their culture and the attendant benefits. This week’s RPOA Weekly focuses on identifying and improving your company culture, with articles on improving your culture with RPO, current culture trends, how your culture can keep pace with your growth.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, Company Culture

 

The Art of Storytelling to Recruit Top Candidates

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Mar 16,2017 @ AM

People respond to stories. According to a 2014 article in the Harvard Business Review, stories actually change our brain chemistry, making us more likely to be empathic and cooperative. The ability of stories to change behavior isn’t new to marketers. They use stories to evoke emotion and incite action in everyone from shoe buyers to corporate executives. Nike has “Corporate Storytellers” on their payroll; the brand story of the Marlboro cowboy increased Marlboro cigarette sales by over 3,000% in the 1950s.

Topics: Employer Branding

 

RPOA Weekly: Getting the Most From Your ATS

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 14,2017 @ AM

Your recruiting success heavily depends on the quality of the tools you use, and few tools are more important than your applicant tracking system, or ATS. In this edition of #RPOAWeekly, we take a look at best practices for selecting and using your ATS, with articles on choosing the perfect ATS for your needs, implementation best practices, and common ATS flaws.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, recruiting technology

 

RPOA Weekly: Recruiting Talent for the Healthcare Industry

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Mar 07,2017 @ AM

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a transformation, with new technologies and regulations creating new positions and an increased demand for skilled healthcare workers. This week’s #RPOAWeekly examines the challenges in talent acquisition and recruiting for the healthcare industry, with articles that discuss common hiring mistakes, the unique recruiting needs of the industry, and whether recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is a good choice for healthcare talent acquisition.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news

 

RPOA Weekly: How Employer Branding Makes or Breaks Your Talent Acquisition Results

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Feb 28,2017 @ AM

A study by CareerArc on Employer Branding, found that 75% of job seekers consider an employer’s brand before even applying for a job, yet only 57% of employers say they have an employer branding strategy.

Topics: Employer Branding