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7 Ways to Make the Full Employment Economy Work for You

7 Ways to Make the Full Employment Economy Work for You

Nobody has to tell you that sourcing is hard work. Since the economy started to rebound just a few years ago, top candidates have become scarcer and active job seekers have become rarer still. Knowing that, it might surprise you to learn that the full-employment economy can work for you. RELATED: 10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition Why? Because it encourages Read More →

10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition

10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition

The old song says, “What a difference a day makes.” Imagine what 10 years can do. A decade has passed since the housing bubble burst, the stock market took a plunge and the shock heard ‘round the world launched unemployment like a rocket. Two years was all that it took to institute lasting changes in the way people looked for work and how recruiters found Read More →

How Predictive Data Helps You Stay Ahead of the Next Recession

How Predictive Data Helps You Stay Ahead of the Next Recession

What if you had a safeguard against the ups and downs of an erratic economy? Predictive data can’t protect your market investments, but it could help you develop better talent acquisition strategies that work in fair weather or foul. RELATED: 10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition Big Data holds the answers that you need for smarter and more efficient sourcing. Data Read More →

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Marketing’s Critical Role in Candidate Sourcing

These are interesting times for talent acquisition. The economy is still improving, unemployment is quite low and jobs still experience fits and starts of growth. Candidate sourcing is more difficult now, but that’s partly because of outdated methods that don’t work well anymore. Marketing has the answer and it’s been there all along. RELATED: What is the Talent Acquisition Funnel, Really? Marketing and sales know Read More →

Your Next Great Strategy for Employment Branding

Your Next Great Strategy for Employment Branding

What if the most powerful employment branding strategy you’ve ever used was right under your nose just waiting to be discovered? Content marketing is a sleeper hit. Whether or not you realize it, you already have a good grasp on how it’s done. All that you need now is a strategy to make content work for you. RELATED: What is the Talent Acquisition Funnel, Really? Everyone Read More →

What is the Talent Acquisition Funnel, Really?

What is the Talent Acquisition Funnel, Really?

Once you have the basics of the funnel, you have a good idea of how it can help you make better hires. It will work, even if you don’t fully commit to it. Whenever there’s talent in the pipeline, you have a leg up on hiring. But imagine how much easier life would be if it were firing on all cylinders. RELATED: Marketing’s Critical Role Read More →

8 Employee Engagement Stats From 2017 to Motivate You in 2018

8 Employee Engagement Stats From 2017 to Motivate You in 2018

With employee engagement such a buzzworthy phrase, you might expect widespread attention to strategy development and improvement. That’s not exactly what’s happening in HR talent management, but it should be. RELATED: HR AND RECRUITING YEAR IN REVIEW: WHAT’S HOT, WHAT’S NEXT? Most businesses know that employee engagement matters. Most of them understand what aspects of business are affected by engaged or disengaged employees. What seems to Read More →

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HR and Recruiting Year in Review: What’s Hot, What’s Next?

Although 2017 is winding down, much of what happened over the past year has just gotten started. Next year, expect to see technology settle into the mainstream more than before. HR and recruiting professionals have gained a better understanding of how it works with, not just alongside the people who drive the industries. RELATED: 8 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT STATS FROM 2017 TO MOTIVATE YOU IN 2018 Read More →

Is Simple Texting the Next Big Thing in Recruiting Technology?

Is Simple Texting the Next Big Thing in Recruiting Technology?

You probably text every day, but have you ever sent text messages to a job candidate? Get ready, because you will. RELATED: What it Means to be a Recruiting Leader in 2018 Texting isn’t new, but it is new for recruiting technology. It’s how the up-and-coming generations prefer to communicate, especially with unsolicited messages or with people who aren’t close friends. If a call comes Read More →

5 WAYS RECRUITERS SOURCE BETTER WITH FEWER IN THE CANDIDATE POOL

5 Ways Recruiters Source Better with Fewer in the Candidate Pool

The U.S. Department of Labor’s July 2017 jobs report showed unemployment at a steady 4.3 percent. With over 200,000 new jobs created and nearly everyone who wants one already working, pickings are awfully slim. What’s in your talent acquisition bag of tricks when times are tough? With so few applicants on the market and more hard-to-reach passive candidates, you need to stand out. Here are 5 ways you Read More →

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