Early in my career, I had the good fortune to work as a financial analyst for a Fortune 50 company. During a meeting where the president of a $2 billion group was presenting his business plan for the next year, he was lambasted by the corporate CEO with the following:
“Strategy drives tactics. Tactics don’t drive strategy. And from what I can tell, you have a terrible business strategy, so it doesn’t matter how great your tactics are.”
Read more at: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/recruiting-strategy/2019/why-you-need-to-reverse-your-hiring-strategy
Recruitment is an ever-changing landscape. You may think you have the best recruitment process in place but guess what you may be wrong. There is a big disparity in perception between how you view your recruitment practice versus what your candidates think.
Millennials and their younger counterparts, the newly arrived Gen Z are reshaping the future of the workforce. Sadly, if you can’t adapt to the change, chances are that you may not be successful in attracting them.
Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/4-reasons-why-recruiters-must-use-candidate-experience-surveys/
An applicant tracking system (ATS) is a software application designed to improve the recruitment process by making hiring simpler and more efficient. Applicant Tracking Systems allow companies of all sizes to stay organized and productive throughout the hiring process by managing job postings, filtering resumes, organizing applicant information, contacting applicants, and scheduling interviews.
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-top-free-applicant-tracking-systems-ats-updated-2019
THE QUESTION IS: ARE YOU DELIVERING A GOOD CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE?
I am going to talk about how you can improve your candidate experience. After all, effective recruitment depends upon how happy the candidates are who will eventually become your employees.
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/candidate-experience-definition-importance-and-tips-to-improve
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.
Read more at: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/hiring/how-to-recruit-successfully-in-a-mobile-world
Have you ever stopped to think: “Am I doing all that I can to attract soon-to-be college grads?” Because your competitors surely are!
The demand for college graduates remains high. And why is that? Well, college-educated people have a great combination of hard and soft skills. They know how to think strategically, communicate clearly, debate ideas, and apply critical thinking to complex issues.
Read more at: https://recruitgyan.com/7-innovative-strategies-for-campus-recruitment/
Our star candidates are our bread and butter, which is why you need to do absolutely everything in your power to convince them that your agency is the one to place them throughout their entire career – not just their next job.
So what can you do to make sure your best candidates are placed by your agency and your agency only?
Read more at: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-to-cover-your-top-candidates
82% of companies use some form of candidate assessment testing, according to the recent Talent Board’s Candidate Experience Research report.
Testing candidates help companies ensure that their job candidates really have the required skills to successfully perform their jobs, as they claim in their resume or in a job interview. Without testing your candidates, you’ll end up choosing the best interviewee, not the best person for the job!
Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/top-5-online-candidate-assessment-platforms
If you’re a recruiter hiring without a recruitment plan, things probably get really hectic sometimes. It’s not difficult to see how we can get lost between taking new job briefs, sourcing talent, conducting interviews, and coordinating offers for multiple vacancies.
Do you find yourself wishing you had more control over your hiring? The best way to ditch the stress is to put some time aside to evaluate your recruitment planning process.
Read more at: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruitment-plan/
Here are 2 interesting statistics:
- Recent research has found that nearly three in four employers (74 percent) say they’ve hired the wrong person for a position.
- According to Career Builder, a single bad hire can cost a company upwards of $50,000.
I rest my case.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-interview-candidates-effectively-3-simple-ways