Talent acquisition

Talent Acquisition, Sourcing, Management: Intro to sourcing tools and candidate aggregators

In most industries, technology has made it easier, faster, and cheaper to recruit talent. While this may be debatable by some, there’s no doubt that recruitment tools improve the chances that an...

3 Marketing Strategies That HR Can Steal Right Now

We’ve talked briefly about recruitment marketing, and how HR and Marketing departments can team up to improve recruitment efforts. Beyond teaming up, your Marketing team uses a number of strategies...

How To Attract Passive Candidates

When it comes to external hiring, most companies approach the process in a similar way: publish a job posting, screen applications, conduct a series of interviews, and then bring someone on board....

Candidate Sourcing: A War For Talent vs A War On Talent

Here’s something interesting: 1998 was the year McKinsey first released their paper referring to the concept of “the war for talent.” 20 years later -- ahem, 2018! -- some of those authors reconvened...

How Does Candidate Experience Affect Employer Brand?

We talk a lot about employer brand these days -- it’s one of the bigger HR/talent acquisition terms of the past five years. In simple terms, employer brand (and subsequently employer branding) is the...

The Link Between Candidate Experience & Talent Discovery

Companies spend a significant amount of time and money on developing a strong employer branding strategy. The present day shortages of talent have made it ever more important that employers are...

3 Ways Technology Will Improve Talent Acquisition In 2018

Once upon a time, recruitment was an arduous and slow process. Most people reading this probably don’t even remember the days of posting a job advertisement in a local newspaper and waiting for...

The 2 Most Important Things To Do Before Starting An Interview

A lot of hiring managers out there think they’re pretty good at interviewing. They sit down with their candidate, have a conversation with them, and their gut tells them if it’s going to work or not....

How Do I Know If My Hiring Strategy Is Actually Effective?

If your boss asked you whether your hiring strategy is working or not, would you be able to confidently say yes? Would you have concrete items to reference that would back up your response? With all...

3 tips to write better interview questions

You can find hundreds of articles on the best interview questions to use or the ones that successful companies rely on and it all attributes to how important this step of the hiring process is. The...

People-Focused Talent Acquisition Strategies Make Better Impressions

You thought you were cutting resource costs by automating your recruitment process but now you are realizing that your ideal candidates don’t want to deal with a robot. The idea of a completely...

3 Quick Fixes That Will Save You from Making a Bad Hire Again

Dealing with the aftermath of a bad hire is no fun. You have to deal with the financial frustration from your boss, the stress overload from other employees, and the fear of incompetence from inside...

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