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Labor Market Outlook for 2019

By Guest Thu, Dec 06,2018 @ AM

A Goldman Sachs recent report suggested the US economy is growing at a rate of 3.5%; or in other words — at twice the rate Goldman themselves forecast this time last year. Impressive reading for sure, but how does it translate into job creation in the U.S. labor market? What new opportunities are set to present themselves? And how easy will it be for businesses to find the right new hires as we move into 2019?

Topics: Job Market

 

Marketing Meets Recruiting: New Trends in Attracting Top Talent

By Guest Tue, Oct 30,2018 @ AM

The way companies recruit people has changed in the past few years. In the current candidate-driven job market, candidates have the power in the recruitment process.

A good illustration of this trend is that 95 percent of the people businesses want to hire for critical positions are not looking for a job. As a result, recruiting people has become more expensive and time-consuming for companies. Employers are competing for the best candidates who are treated as customers. This had made effective recruitment strategies all the more important.

Topics: social recruiting, recruiting trends

 

8 Ways to Close the Gender Gap

By Guest Tue, Sep 18,2018 @ AM

With the growing Me Too movement, the pay gap between men and women in the workforce is being brought into the spotlight. In 2015, American women working full time were paid 80% of what their male counterparts made on average, creating a pay gap of 20% (AAUW 2017). Some companies are striving to close the gender gap and have found that what they perceive and what is reality can be two very different things. Here are seven tips to help a company find balance in their workforce.

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

5 Keys to a Happily Ever After RPO Marriage

By Guest Thu, Sep 13,2018 @ AM

Talent Acquisition and RPO Leaders, picture this: you’re standing at the proverbial “alter” of business relationships, ready to sign the contract linking your future success and happiness to each other, promising to love, honor, cherish and be faithful, as long as you both shall live (or at least “love”).  So how can you be sure your new marriage will succeed?    

 

5 Reasons Employees Need to be Involved in Your Hiring Process

By Guest Tue, Aug 21,2018 @ AM

Once upon a time, in Silicon Valley, some pioneering modern tech companies decided to experiment with a new hiring model, which was collaborative recruitment. This technology consists of involving the employees themselves in the recruitment process. Today, the collaborative recruitment model has made its way beyond the Valley and is now becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Here, we will look at the reasons why the employees need to be involved in the hiring process.

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Upgrade Your Employee Onboarding Experience by Adding These Five Apps

By Guest Tue, Apr 10,2018 @ AM

According to data gathered by O.C. Tanner, an enterprise specializing in employee recognition solutions, 69 percent of employees are more likely to stay with a company for at least three years after an excellent onboarding experience. It is safe to say that the onboarding process is critical to employee acquisition and retention. It never hurts to have the right tools to make the process more efficient and effective. Read on for five apps to upgrade the employee onboarding experience.

Topics: recruiting technology

 

9 Simple Steps to Writing a Compelling Job Advertisement to Attract Millennials

By Guest Thu, Feb 22,2018 @ AM

Is your job advertisement effective? Moreover, is it effective for your target audience specifically? While a good company always keeps a target audience in mind when creating job ads, in some cases this could be extremely difficult - especially if it’s millennials we’re talking about.

Topics: recruiting best practices, talent acquisition, social recruiting