Get ready for the future of talent acquisition

In two months this year, we experienced two years of digital transformation.

Two years.

In many ways, 2020 has pulled the rug from under a lot of us. But in others, it has merely served to accelerate a number of trends we’ve long seen coming down the line. These future trends are very much in the here and now.

Read more at: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/socialtalent-news/get-ready-for-the-future-of-talent-acquisition

Remote hiring: Now and into the future

As the ongoing COVID-19 crisis continues, we hope you’re safe with your family, coping as best as you can.

Many major industries have been affected by the Coronavirus, but recruitment hasn’t completely frozen. Remote work is still highly in demand across the globe, and finding qualified candidates to fill these roles will involve changing your mindset about traditional hiring.

Read more at: https://www.zoho.com/recruit/blog/remote-hiring-now-and-into-the-future.html

HR Tech Tools That Can Influence Staffing Firms In 2020

The HR tech industry will experience continued growth and evolution in 2020. As new players enter the market in a fast-paced business environment, HR professionals have more duties-many of which are tedious and time-consuming. Many HR Tech tools allow you to focus more on smart work for routine activities.

With HR tech software, HR professionals can streamline areas like recruitment, payroll, etc. To run a smooth business, HR professionals need proper guidance to choose the right software.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/hr-tech-tools-that-can-influence-staffing-firms-in-2020-1

10 skills recruiters need right now (and how to get them)

It’s safe to say that 2020 has gone off script. Many companies are scrambling to adapt their working practices, products, and strategies to adapt and in some cases, survive. Recruiters unfortunately are bearing the brunt of this just as much as everyone else, if not more. The world of talent acquisition and recruitment has swung dramatically between crippling hiring freezes or unexpected high volume hiring.

Read more at: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/new-content/10-skills-recruiters-need-right-now-and-how-to-get-them

3 challenges with all-remote interviews (and how to solve them)

From the first phone screen to the last in-person interview, recruiters know what to expect when it comes to engaging with top talent (as well as the when, where and how). With that familiar foundation to build upon, the only piece left is optimization.

But now with the world of work in a state of change, expectations for when, where and how recruiters connect with candidates is evolving rapidly. All-remote interviews and distributed hiring are now the new normal, and may be for some time to come.

Read more at: https://www.greenhouse.io/blog/3-challenges-remote-interviews-solve

HR Tools For A Successful Work-From-Home Strategy

Although certainly in the spotlight since the rise of COVID-19, the need for a successful work-from-home strategy has been on the horizon for years – both out of logistical necessity and employee preference.  When managed correctly, remote workers are more productive than their “in office” counterparts while also reporting higher levels of job satisfaction.  It’s the ultimate win-win.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/hr-tools-for-a-successful-work-from-home-strategy

Getting The Best Candidates for The Job

You’ll always come across guidelines and 5-step strategies for successful recruitment. Almost every recruitment agency or HR department has their own way of going about sourcing candidates. However, how successful recruitment is, depends on a lot more factors than just the process and attitude.

In fact, some of the vital aspects of recruitment pertain more to the hiring company and the job offer than they do to the candidate or recruiter.

Read more at: https://www.manatal.com/2020/04/13/getting-the-best-candidates-for-the-job/

How to determine the quality of a potential hire

A recent Glassdoor study found that the average cost to fill a job vacancy is a whopping $4,000.

With that kind of money devoted to a single opening, it’s no wonder recruiters view time to hire as a viable metric. The faster a position is filled, the fewer dollars recruiters and HR professionals pour into the talent search.

Read more at: https://goarya.com/blog/how-to-determine-the-quality-of-a-potential-hire/

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.

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