There is a lot of female talent out there, and if you know which benefits to offer, you can hire that talent to work for your company. Finding female talent is easy, but making your company attractive enough for them to want to work at is another ball game altogether. For instance, many women are also mothers who are trying to balance their home life and their careers. When you are able to offer them benefits that help them to succeed in their careers and enjoy a healthy home life, you are going to find more and more women who want to work for you.
In a recent webinar titled Inclusion in Action: How to Source Diverse Talent, our speakers shared their best strategies and tips to build a more diverse candidate pipeline. They reviewed some tried-and-true platforms tactics, like using LinkedIn’s People Also Viewed section and recruiting from underrepresented communities on GitHub. But they also shared some phenomenal out-of-the-box ideas to source a diverse candidate pipeline. With so much competition for talent, we wanted to share some of those ideas to help you stand out.
Recruitment fidelity is a thing. So much so that recruiters have been known to drop their rates and extend the guarantee period just to be in a monogamous relationship with the client. There is something to be said for exclusivity, much like swans, finding a partner who is with you and you only makes for a strong union. Between the company, recruiter and candidates there are many interests that need to be served, throw in multiple recruiters and things can get messy. In a marriage between client and recruiter, two’s good company, more and the marriage can get crowded.
Recruiters aren’t born…they’re raised. But where do they get their identity? Their work ethic? From management? HAHAHAHA MANAGEMENT HAHAHAHA. No. Recruiters aren’t the result of some sort of Jurassic Park-esque experiment splicing together “keyword searching”, KPIs and smooth talking. The answer is easy- Recruiters were taught everything they need to be successful from their mothers. Thinking about it over this past Mother’s Day, the lessons are obvious. The impact a Mother has on a recruiter’s life is evident in every way they operate. Don’t believe me?
Everyone wants to make a good first impression. But few of us spend much time thinking about how to make a memorable final impression.
One of LinkedIn’s recruiters was floored when a candidate sent her a thoughtful handwritten thank-you note and two bottles of wine — after he had rejected LinkedIn’s job offer. He sent the hiring manager a note and a bottle of whiskey.
However, that doesn’t mean it’s a part of your site that should be ignored. After all, it may well be one of your site’s most frequently visited pages, especially if you’re a prominent local employer or are presently undergoing strong growth.
If you’re looking for a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We found some of the best recent articles published for talent professionals and posted them below. They cover a wide range of topics, including a big idea to help close the gender pay gap, an important upcoming decision in the US Supreme Court, and how well-meaning employment engagement surveys can backfire.
A good hire can change the course of a business. A bad hire…can also change the course of a business. While the impact of a bad hire is often discussed in relation to their detrimental impact on start-ups, hiring the wrong person in any team or organisation can end up costing the business a significant amount of time, money and resources.
The fact that 78 per cent of job candidates apply for jobs using their mobile devices, and 55 per cent of mobile users look for jobs using their phones means you need to start to think about the do’s and don’ts of mobile recruiting. Mobile recruiting is a strategy that allows you to attract, connect with, and ultimately hire qualified candidates for your organization in a way that’s optimised for the mobile world we live in.
List of the top must-have recruiting software in 2019
Which different types of HR tools do successful HR professionals and recruiters use to up their recruiting game?
Here is the list of the top 10 must have recruiting software that can completely change the way you attract, find, choose and hire top talent.