Tag Archives: Recruitment

Talent acquisition

What the Talent Acquisition Pipeline of the Future Might Look Like

With the rise of the gig economy and unemployment progressively lower, casting a line into the same pool of candidates can yield disappointing talent acquisition results. Diversifying where you source, how you retain and who you hire are becoming requirements for recruiters and human resources, especially as the market continues adding more new jobs. RELATED: Develop a Mentoring Talent Strategy that Brings Seasoned Pros and New Read More →

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Develop a Mentoring Talent Strategy that Brings Seasoned Pros and New Stars Together

As more of the Baby Boomer generation moves toward retirement, carefully honed skill sets become an increasingly rare commodity for employers. Fresh, new job candidates enter the workforce every day, but what they have in enthusiasm, they lack in experience. There’s a skills gap that’s widening as more people retire, but a mentoring program might help. RELATED: What the Talent Acquisition Pipeline of the Future Read More →

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Are You Overlooking a Job Candidate Goldmine?

If you look for talent acquisition gold in a tapped out stream, you’ll come up with a pan full of sand. But if you stake another claim upstream, you might find some bright, shiny prospects. RELATED: What the Talent Acquisition Pipeline of the Future Might Look Like There’s a gold mine of talented people just waiting to be discovered. Problem is, most of them are overlooked Read More →

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Be the Recruitment Process Leader You’d Want to Follow

There’s always another newsy blog post about which trends are shaking up the talent acquisition industry. Keeping up with them is an important part of an upward trajectory for your company and your own career. But if new technology isn’t built on a foundation of good habits, you could become a follower instead of the leader you want to be. It’s easy to get enamored Read More →

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May Jobs Report: Unemployment is at a 16-Year Low; but There are Still Some Weak Spots

The month of May has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has decreased to 138,000 positions from the expected 185,000. But the good news is unemployment has fallen to 4.3%, the lowest it has been in 16 years!  Here are some of the highlights for the month of May. BROAD OVERVIEW Unemployment decreased from 4.4% to 4.3% Wages stayed the same at Read More →

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April Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to 4.4%, Lowest in Decade

The month of April brings us great news! Hiring has picked up and unemployment has fallen to 4.4%, it’s lowest point in over a decade.  Overall, the unemployment rate is near what economists consider full employment. Here are some of the highlights. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased from 4.5% to 4.4% Wages grew 2.5% The economy created a total of 211,000 jobs Demographics Unemployment for adult Read More →

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Recruiters: Improve Your Email Writing With These 8 Tips

Anyone who works now must get to grips with email writing, and this is especially true for those in recruitment. A good email can make or break a potential hire, so it’s essential that you get it right. Here’s eight tips that will help you write the best email, every time. 1. Make good use of subject lines The subject line is the first thing Read More →

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4 Prevailing Themes That Help Shape News Media Today

It’s a veritable rollercoaster for newspaper publishers. News media revenue looks promising but gains can’t happen fast enough. Advertising revenue dips, but new ad revenue possibilities emerge. Anyone could get whiplash from all of the ups, downs, stops and starts of operating a profitable newspaper. What brought us to where we are today? There’s one overarching theme and several that churn underneath. RELATED: 3 Reasons the Read More →

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Need More Hours in a Day? Nip Recruiting Process Time Wasters in the Bud

How many of your ordinary talent acquisition tasks waste resources instead of contributing to great hires? Nip them in the bud, and you’ll gain more time to focus on what really works. Time wasters plague every industry. All that you need is a quick scan through Quora to find a list of recruiting pain points that’s half a mile long or at least seems to Read More →

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5 Ways Data Driven Recruitment Strategies Deliver Quality Candidates

You want more efficient processes, less budget spend, quicker and better hires, and lower turnover. It might sound like a tall order, but data-driven recruitment delivers it right to your table. It’s all because of the keyword: data. Data is information that surrounds everything you, your team and the candidates you want to hire. It’s always there, and there’s always more of it. When you Read More →

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