When many HR Professionals think of social media tools and platforms that can be used for recruiting, the app Snapchat is probably one that doesn’t come to mind. For those that are not familiar with Snapchat, it is a mobile messaging application used to share photos, videos of up to 10 seconds, and drawings that are called “snaps”.
The North American Talent Board Candidate Experience Awards Benchmark Research, or CandE Program, found that there was improvement on the candidate experience from 2018. The research included 200 participating companies and over 30,000 job seekers. 70% of the employer participants were from the technology, services, financial, and healthcare industries, with financial employers increasing 34% from 2017.
CareerBuilder released the findings of its annual hiring study, which revealed that 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2019, and 47% plan to recruit part-time workers. The war for talent continues on.
Due to many factors that are changing the landscape of recruiting, hiring managers are seeking the assistance of staffing firms to support their hiring efforts. In fact, after surveying over 850 hiring managers and over 650 internal staffing employees CareerBuilder recently released a study reporting an anticipated increase in the use of staffing firms within the next five years.
A new Accountemps survey found that more than nine in 10 senior managers (94%) are open to rehiring boomerang employees – staff members who previously left the company on good terms. However, the survey also revealed that former employees were not quite as eager for a reunion, with only 52% of workers likely to apply for a position with a previous company.
Perspective candidates have access to your employment brand 24/7. When you recruit for an organization that has a solid and stable brand, it’s a thing of beauty. Candidates will click away on your website, fill out that application, and even join your talent network. A good employment brand will pull candidates toward you. A bad one can turn them off; forever.
Set yourself up for hiring success in 2019 by ensuring that your hiring process is well structured and organized. Below are a few tips that are trending in Talent Acquisition and are proven to optimize your hiring process in the new year.
Whether your preferences lean toward shortbread or gingerbread, this holiday season’s cookie exchange could possibly be the sourcing tool you are looking for. Sourcing “jam sessions” are a newer concept taking shape within organizations that welcome the input of their hiring managers, talent acquisition (TA) professionals, and subject matter experts into the selection process. And they do it over food.
Emotional Intelligence is critically important at the workplace, yet it can be difficult to assess during the interview process. Even so, it’s often considered even more important than technical skills.
Hiring managers and talent acquisition professionals have all heard the term, go with your gut, but when it comes to making solid hiring decisions, using your head is the best choice.
Low unemployment and high demand for talent is creating a recruiting environment where job seekers and newly hired employees are in control. CareerBuilder and SilkRoad have released the results of a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll identifying job seekers' and new employees' expectations for hiring and onboarding.
Retaining talent is number one on the list for many, if not most, organizations. Today’s employees can change jobs with much more ease than even five years ago. You can google “employee retention” and find hundreds of how to’s, but why not learn from those who are already winning the war for talent.
The cost per hour charged by outside staffing agencies can be shocking if you don’t understand the ingredients that make up that cost recipe. As staggering as those invoices can be, the reality of where the money is going might surprise you.
More and more employers are using background screening as part of the employment process. This is important for protecting employees as well as the company. These days we see acts of violence happening in the work place far too often in the news. We also see more litigation against employers based not only on what they knew, but what they should have known, so it is logical that background screening is important.
In the past, companies were able to offer college graduates a decent job consisting of a few weeks of vacation, healthcare benefits, and a 401(k) plan. Today, the needs of new college graduates are unique and to attract them, companies must consider evolving their plans.
It’s been the calling card of any job seeker. From the French origin, résumé, meaning “summary,” Leonardo DiVinci is credited as the first one to use such a document when he was seeking a commission in 1482.
The White House Administration’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology predicts that by 2020 the U.S. will be short 1 million tech professionals. How can employers do their part to help this growing shortage?
A new survey from Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, reveals that the key pieces of information that job seekers and workers in the U.S. look for when researching job ads are salaries (67%) and benefits (63%). In addition, 59% U.S. workers/job seekers say that location is one of their top considerations, while 43% look for commute time. The survey also explores the differences in men and women when job hunting.
Resumes are merely an attention-getter – a tool used to attract the eye of a potential employer. They are proven to quickly target and identify skills, experience, longevity, and location. But, what do they actually tell us about the person?
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