Category Archives: Employers

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6 Team Building Lessons Managers Can Learn From This Popular Television Show

Between the years, 1983-1987, there was a popular television show called the “A Team.” Four Vietnam War veterans were charged with robbing the Bank of Hanoi during the War, and were tried, convicted, and sent to a military prison. They actually did rob the bank, but they do so under secret orders from their commander. Angry and skilled, they were able to make their escape Read More →

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Talent Acquisition Metrics Trends to Watch in 2017

“You can’t pick your data, but you must pick your metrics.” – Jeff Bladt, Harvard Business Review Be careful about getting so caught up in data that you lose sight of the talent acquisition goal: great hires. Data is what your metrics are made of; it’s not the metrics, themselves. The difference is comprehensive information versus information that you need. And that’s what drives a Read More →

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How Data-Driven Recruitment Advertising Became the Gold Standard

Data-driven or programmatic recruitment advertising started off as an industry disruptor. Now it’s settling into its groove as a go-to strategy for employers, recruiters, HR, job boards and publishers. It’s defining how each element of the talent acquisition industry does business together. And it’s fast becoming the new standard. Like most technology that shakes up an industry then sticks around for the long haul, there’s Read More →

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How Recruitment Strategies Can Defeat Hiring Bias

You can’t eliminate hiring bias, but you can disrupt its effect. And that matters to the up-and-coming generation of employees who expect an authentically diverse workplace. Diversity is critical to success for many businesses. That’s especially true if the company’s product or service is intended for a diverse population. If you want to speak to the masses, you need a voice that they can relate Read More →

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Is Your Job Posting Optimized for Conversion?

The typical job posting follows a similar pattern. Title, description, requirements, and a yawn for good measure. Job ads have their own job to do, but they have more versatility than you might realize. If they aren’t optimized for multifaceted performance, they’ll miss the target more often than not. And the reasons might surprise you. You need the essential elements. But think of them as Read More →

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How Mobile Talent Acquisition Simplifies Recruiting

Isn’t it great when something you use every day proves to be invaluable? There’s always some new technology in the talent acquisition industry. But few have the broad and apparently lasting impact of mobile. Mobile affects nearly every aspect of the industry, whether it’s candidate preference or recruiter convenience. And as Selina Kerley for The Undercover Recruiter says, “It’s not just a phase.” Mobile Leads Read More →

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5 Talent Acquisition Trends We’re Watching for in 2017

“The corporate learning marketplace is ready for a revolution. Never before have I seen so much frustration, innovation, and change in the corporate L&D world.” – Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte. Disruption is the name of the game for talent acquisition in 2017. That’s what Bersin by Deloitte says. It’s an exciting time to work in the industry. Each calendar year brings a Read More →

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Why Job Boards Need to Focus on Quality Applicants

Job ad posting is becoming a commodity. Borrell and Associates predict that by 2018, 72% of recruitment advertising revenues will come from services and only 28% from postings. This is up from a breakdown of 50% / 50% in 2014. Why is this shift happening? The main reason is the growing prevalence of big market job search engines. Job search engines scrape jobs off career sites Read More →

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Expert Interview Series: Amanda Leisman of Market Search Recruiting on Tips For Today’s Marketing Job Seekers

Amanda Leisman is a Marketing Recruiter at MarketSearch, where she provides the highest level of service to both candidates and clients. We had a chance to sit down with Amanda to discuss the job market for marketing professionals and hear her advice for today’s job seekers. Tell us a little about Market Search Recruiting. What makes the company stand out from its competitors? MarketSearch is Read More →

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4 Ways A Mobile Career Site Increases Applicants

Want to reach the most job seekers of all? You’ve got to have a mobile career site. Offering the best experience on one device, particularly a desktop, and then merely making it accessible via mobile does you and your candidates a disservice. Switch that mindset, and you’ll find more people where they spend the most time. RELATED: How to Use Social Media to Turn Job Seekers Read More →