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Weekly Brief: Tackling Recruiting Issues and Addressing Bad Culture

By Janine Lucas Tue, Dec 02,2014 @ AM

So what do you do when your company's culture isn't that great? How do you manage the toughest recruiting challenges and overcome them? This week's RPOA News explains the importance of being transparent with new hires in the face of a not-so-great culture and exposes today's most difficult recruiting challenges. Also included: articles on boosting your LinkedIn network – improving recruiting and saving time –finding and hiring motivated people.

Topics: recruiting issues


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, rpoa news, recruitment, recruiting strategy, recruiting issues


How Culture Makes or Breaks the Recruiting Process

By Janine Lucas Tue, Nov 18,2014 @ AM

Is your company’s culture helping or hindering you from finding the right talent? Good culture is the core of any great company and it often goes well beyond the day to day of the office environment. These articles will show you how culture can motivate talent and reduce turnover and why defining your core culture will help strengthen your company. Also included: the importance of outsourcing for an MSP – understanding ATS and why you need one today - what scares away talent in the recruiting process.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, hiring and recruiting news


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, rpoa news, recruitment, recruiting strategy, recruiting issues


How to Get the Best Talent in the Right Roles, and Other RPOA News

By Janine Lucas Tue, Nov 11,2014 @ AM

There’s more than one way to make sure you’re recruiting the very best and brightest talent for your company. These five articles will show you how you can spot rapid learners and high achievers - why you should simplify the application process to attract solid talent – 6 steps to measuring recruiting metrics – why you need to start on your workforce budget for 2015 – and essential HR technologies you can’t live without.   

Topics: recruitment, hiring and recruiting news, recruiting metrics, recruiting best practices


Facebook and Personality Recruiting and More News

By Janine Lucas Wed, Nov 05,2014 @ AM

Are you using social media to recruit potential job candidates? If not, you may be missing out on a key way to recruit new talent. Other opportunities you won’t want to miss out on can be found in these five articles, including how to hire competent people - how to have a successful video interview - why you might want to consider recruiting based on personality - and why letting employees work from home may boost productivity.

Topics: social recruiting


Demystifying Applicant Tracking System for Recruitment Success

By Janine Lucas Tue, Nov 04,2014 @ AM

According to a recent Applicant Tracking System Buyer View by Software Advice, an online resource for ATS technology, there are three trends in the ATS market for 2014: (1) the number of businesses who automate their applicant tracking processes has increased by 33%, (2) the increase is due to company growth, and (3) the most requested feature in an applicant tracking system is the ability to automatically post jobs to social media and job boards.

Topics: applicant tracking system