Tag Archives: Talent Acquisition

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3 Social Recruiting Strategies that Reach College Students and Grads

Social media lets you find and connect with the next generation. Interns are an investment in their future and yours. Recent graduates complement your company roster. And both of them use at least one social channel on a regular basis. Social recruiting strategies range from basic to sophisticated. Some recruiters post job ads and leave it at that. Some develop a dynamic program that links Read More →

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College Graduates Bring Waves of Talent to the Recruiting Process

Every year, millions of college students look for great internships and graduates brimming with potential trade in campus life for the next phase: a new career. This relatively untapped, youthful market offers lots of talent and enthusiasm. And you can capitalize on that with a targeted college-centric recruitment program. Some college-level recruitment strategies still work as well as they always did. There’s nothing wrong with Read More →

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Win the Talent Sourcing Hunger Games With Candidate Re-Engagement

It’s a fiercely competitive landscape out there with talent acquisition pros vying for top candidates at every turn. Everyone needs an edge in order to survive, and a great one might be right under your nose. We’re talking about candidate re-engagement. Who fits into that category? It could be anyone you’ve worked with, hired, nearly hired or maybe even let go! The edge is the Read More →

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3 Reasons Your Recruitment Process Needs a Revolving Door

How many great candidates have passed through your recruiting process, never to be seen again? If you’re not re-engaging them, chances are you’re losing money and wasting valuable time. Talent acquisition is costly. So don’t shut the door when a candidate is passed over. Install a revolving door, and keep the pipeline filled with more of what you need: great talent. #1: Candidates and Job Read More →

4 Best Talent Sourcing Tips for Current Employees

Why look outside the company for new hires when great talent is so close to home? Current employees already know the company. And you know them, as well. Those are two major steps in the usual recruitment process that you can file away as “done.” It’s not corporate cannibalism if you do it right. Moving bright talent up through the ranks saves time, resources and Read More →

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Oh, the Places Job Sites Can Go!

Where can your job board go? Anyplace you like! How do you know? The good doctor already told you so. Even serious businesses can learn a lot from the silliness of Dr. Seuss. Lessons such as courage, determination and taking a leap of faith don’t fade after primary school. If anything, they become more meaningful. So if you’re looking for a reason to believe you’ll Read More →

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Middle of Funnel Talent Acquisition Engagement Tools

The middle of the talent acquisition funnel offers so many possibilities, you might even call it the fun part of recruiting. But it’s also where many job candidates abandon the process. With the ever-growing cost of hire, you need as many oars in the recruiting waters as possible to help you and the candidates stay on course. Wheat gets separated from the chaff in the Read More →

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What Talent Acquisition Learns From the Marketing Funnel

Talent acquisition nearly mirrors marketing and the sales journey. It’s taken a while for HR and recruiters to see the parallels, but now the funnel concept is quickly becoming the go-to model that hiring teams monitor, adapt, tweak and use for a stronger, healthier talent pipeline. People go through similar steps, whether making a decision to buy a car or accept a job offer. Examine Read More →

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Top of Funnel Talent Acquisition Engagement Strategies

“Begin at the beginning,” Lewis Carroll famously wrote. That was important advice for the White Rabbit, and it’s sound advice for you. Great hires begin with great candidates in the top of the talent acquisition funnel. The earliest stage isn’t just for acquiring as many people as possible. That’s where some recruiters get it wrong. The more selective the process on the front end, the Read More →

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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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