Best-Practices in Structuring Recruitment Funnels

A correct understanding of the application funnel helps employers to improve recruitment efforts by optimizing every stage of the process.

Looking at how to improve the recruitment process, this lesson will explore:

  • The candidate experience and how to leverage it to attract the right talent
  • The application funnel and how to optimize it for conversions
  • Best practices to improve conversions

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10 of the best sales email templates for recruiters

Is your recruitment email strategy working for you?

Whilst it’s always a good idea to get your prospects on the phone whenever possible, sending a kick-ass email also has its merits in certain situations.

But we all know getting a good reply rate on emails can be tough! To make your life that bit easier, we’ve put together 10 response-worthy email templates for the most common scenarios in recruitment sales, including…

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3 Unconventional Strategies for Recruiting Machine Learning Talent

Don’t call it a buzzword: machine learning is already one of the most in-demand skills, according to LinkedIn data—and demand for it is growing at an extremely rapid pace.

That means you’ll be facing fierce competition if you’re one of the many recruiters on the hunt for machine learning (ML) talent.

It also means you may have to get a little creative in your sourcing strategies. So we’re bringing you three actionable insights from LinkedIn data that can help you find machine learning skills by looking just a bit off the beaten path.

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How Top Recruiters Are Applying “The Toyota Way” to Talent Acquisition Part 2

Top recruiters are applying The Toyota Way — the famed comprehensive management approach practiced by the Japanese carmaker — to talent acquisition to help them deliver the talent that their organizations need in this tight labor market.

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we showed how to apply Principles 1–7 of The Toyota Way to create an effective, always-improving and holistic recruiting methodology. Now let’s do the same for Principles 8–14.

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A Surprising Practice That Can Help You Both Hire and Retain Talent

What is this mystery practice?

One word – onboarding!

Well, I bet you didn’t expect this answer, right?

But bear with me – I’ll explain exactly how a great onboarding can help you achieve 2 most important HR goals:

  1. Recruit the best people for your company
  2. Reduce turnover rate by retaining them.

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5 future-ready recruiting skills you need to know

Whether you are a recruiter working as an employee or run your own recruitment agency, you need to make sure you and your team are future-ready.

Many of today’s recruitment experts note that in the not-so-far future, technology will automate almost all monotonous, manual aspects of recruitment, technically doing away with human effort in the process.

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5 Unconventional tech recruitment tactics that fared spectacularly well

Hasn’t there been at least one instance with an open role where your sourcing chops have stared at you, blank? You follow the prescribed norm – dive into your ATS, drop InMails, sponsor that LinkedIn post and email active candidates on job boards – only to hit a wall with all the outreach that you trigger.

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Motivating Your Tech Recruitment Team

On the surface, the concept of managing employees seems simple. You set their goals, help them work towards hitting them, and make adjustments whenever necessary. Of course, it’s much more complicated than that. Jeff Haden of CBS MoneyWatch once wrote, “Managing is straightforward; leadership is not. You really earn your management stripes when the right answer is, at times, also the hardest answer.”

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Transforming The Hiring Funnel

In the world of talent acquisition, we’ve all seen the many references to recruiting and marketing, and how that translates into thinking about the hiring pipeline like a funnel.  The problem with the funnel, in our opinion, is the shape.

Funnels are wide at the top, and then get very narrow at the bottom.  The implication is that many people apply, and very few get hired.  In fact, a company this morning was bragging about having 5k applications for 5 hires.

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How To Switch To Electronic Employee Files This Summer

Want to improve file management for the HR team, but intimidated by the process? Here’s how to move to electronic employee files fast this summer.

Managing employee files in an organized and compliant way is a critical part of the HR team’s responsibilities.  Unfortunately, files can be nearly impossible to manage when documents are on paper or spread across different teams, offices, and systems.

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