Remote Interviewing Changes in Light of COVID-19

Many of us are having to confront a new reality in which remote work and social distancing are either mandatory or highly encouraged. At Lever, we’ve decided to move to a fully remote model for interviewing, and we anticipate that this already is — or soon may be — the case for many of you.

We’ve already seen this shift with our customers, who have increased their usage of Zoom interviews by 50% in the last 3 weeks.

Read more at: https://www.lever.co/zoom-upgrade/

Strategies for Attracting Top Talent in a Competitive Industry

To catch the eyes of top talent, this telecommunications company revisited and revamped its EVP, generating innovative strategies for reaching prospective candidates.

Sarah Dovlo is VP Global Employer Branding & HR Marketing at Deutsche Telekom.

Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary and be sure to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast.

Coronavirus as a Recruitment Challenge

We do live in unprecedented times. If someone would tell me a month ago that the borders of my country would be closed I would have to laugh. It’s a reality now. I had some discussions with some recruiters about possible impacts on the recruitment industry. This situation nudged me to think about a lot of things. An example could be how we as recruiters do our job. If you are a recruiter the impact of coronavirus on recruitment will depend on two aspects.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/coronavirus-as-a-recruitment-challenge

Cost Per Applicant Benchmarks For Talent Acquisition Teams (2019)

A few weeks ago I was on a hunt for cost per applicant benchmarks. I wanted to see on average how much an applicant was worth to a company’s recruiting team so that I could think about the ROI behind various ways to increase job seeker traffic.

Of course, an “applicant” can mean very different things. It can mean a software engineer in New York City or a customer service representative in North Dakota.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/cost-per-applicant-benchmarks-for-talent-acquisition-teams-2019

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

More and more of the smartest people in the HR industry are sharing their best practices through insightful interviews via podcasts. Whether you’re on your morning commute or working out in the gym, these podcasts are a great way to stay up to date on the latest in everything from people analytics to hr software.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/100-top-hr-and-recruiting-podcasts

Tips to overcome the impact of coronavirus on hiring and talent acquisition

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is disrupting hiring practices and working environments at companies of all sizes. Managers and HR departments are getting creative to keep business running smoothly, while implementing widespread changes to the hiring process.

Whether you’re hiring as normal, or need a sudden influx of temporary workers to support outbreak-related response needs, here are a few ways companies can adapt to a changing employment landscape.

Read more at: https://resources.careerbuilder.com/small-business/tips-to-overcome-the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-hiring-and-talent-acquisition

5 Ways Recruiting Technology Will Change The Hiring Process

How will recruiting technology change the hiring process?

The recruitment process is evolving. This means that everything considered so-called ‘traditional‘ will morphe into a new and advanced process.

How?

Recruiting technology is the technological process that occurs within talent acquisition. Designed to complete tasks automatically rather than manually. This can be achieved through IT implementation and the usage of automation and AI to carry out recruitment tasks.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/5-ways-recruiting-technology-will-change-the-hiring-process

Self-Isolating as a Recruiter

Who would have ever predicted I would be writing a blog as if we were in post-apocalypse times.

I write this as I am on day 3 of a precautionary 14-day self-isolation as I was fortunate enough to be enjoying the delights of the Amalfi coast when the country was put into obligatory lockdown, instigated by the Italian authorities; no cases of the Covid-19 virus in the region but all the restaurants, hotels, shops and public areas were being closed instantly.

Read more at: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/self-isolating-as-a-recruiter/

HOW IMPORTANT IS RECRUITER LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT REALLY?

As you’d expect, we think learning and development is among the most important things a team of recruiters need to thrive. But faced with poor performance, disinterested people and courses that feel like a time-consuming burden, it’d be a understandable if you didn’t agree.

So is learning and development as important as it seems? What’s the value of investing in new skills if it takes time away from core business?

Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-important-is-recruiter-learning-and-development/

HOW RECRUITERS CAN USE AUTOMATION TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

In the last decade, the ways recruiters find qualified candidates has changed dramatically. Job search sites have automated much of the posting process employers use to find applicants. Fortunately, the same technology helps automate the recruiting process, freeing up your time for other business tasks.

Just how can recruiting efficiency be improved while also maintaining a high-quality candidate pool? Here are some tips for using automation to improve efficiency and get ahead.

Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-recruiters-can-use-automation-to-improve-efficiency/