Category: Hiring market trends
For years, recruitment process outsourcing was viewed as an efficiency play with big companies tapping outside vendors to hire a lot of low-level people as quickly and cheaply as possible. But times, they are a-changin’. Today’s RPOs are being brought in specifically to unearth the hard-to-find talent that companies need to fill highly specialized and critically important roles. ... read more
As the New Year dawns, it’s a great time to consider what you’ll do to attract and retain top talent in 2015. I spend a lot of time networking with peers in talent acquisition and am lucky to get an inside view on what is at the top of the list for those on the forefront of recruiting. Here’s my take on the top 10 things that you need to do in 2015 to take your TA program to the next level.
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It hasn’t gone unnoticed that today’s market revolves around candidates. As a result, recruitment firms and hiring managers alike must do whatever it takes to remain one step ahead. For some, social media recruiting is the answer. Using this method as leverage not only gives insight to a candidates experience and skill set but their lifestyle as it pertains to cultural fits as well. Paul Harty, Seven Step’s President, comments on this new age recruiting style.... read more
From the word “hashtag” being added to the Miriam Webster Dictionary to Facebook handles being featured on bus stop advertisements, social media
is part of our everyday lives. Social media’s presence
is not being overlooked in the hiring world either. According to Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey, 93 percent of recruiters use or plan to use social media to support their recruiting efforts.... read more
Staying current with recruiting practices is vital to business success. Knowing the current trends and anticipating future shifts in recruiting practices will help you nab that perfect candidate. Nowadays, potential candidates have become more savvy and more connected. With so many ways to approach future hires, recruiters have to remember to reach out with care and ditch outdated practices. Strategic Director Emily Gordon offers insight on The Global Recruiter on how to stay current on new recruiting practices.
The Global Recruiter: We’re all guilty of holding on to methods that once worked well, right? As a recruiter today, you can’t afford to waffle in the past. You need to be current and even ahead of the curve on embracing the latest methods and technologies for connecting with great talent. Today’s candidates are savvy, sophisticated, connected, and want ease and accessibility. That said, here are three outdated recruiting approaches that you need to ditch ASAP. ... read more