Employer Branding: The Inbound Recruiting Way

Building an employer brand, especially online, for all the world to see has become paramount to your business. It’s easier than ever to discover what a workplace is like nowadays, so why not take full advantage of that?

Most of you reading this will know that finding and connecting with top talent is not simple. The very best talent usually aren’t looking for a job. But at HubSpot, they believe they have a way of getting around this.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/employer-branding-inbound-recruiting-approach/

Poaching Employees: Is it Ethical to Hire From Your Competitors?

In recruiting terms, “poaching” is a dramatic way to say hiring current or former employees from a competitor or similar company. You have open roles that call for certain experience and knowledge and a person who already works in your industry likely has the attributes you’re looking for.

However, many recruiters wonder if poaching is an ethical hiring practice. Aren’t you helping someone betray the employer who has invested so much in them by convincing them to jump ship?

More information: https://recruiterbox.com/blog/poaching-employees-is-it-ethical-to-hire-from-your-competitors/

Do you know what it is that you want before you start recruiting?

You’ve gone to the effort of writing a job description, creating some online adverts or engaging a recruiter to find you someone, but have you really thought through who your business needs? 

“Of course” I hear you cry. “Why would we bother doing all those things if we didn’t know what we needed to recruit for?” 

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/do-you-know-what-it-is-that-you-want-before-you-start-recruiting

Why is an Employee Referral Program a Great idea for Organizations?

The more you research on it, the more it becomes clear that employee referral can be one of the best recruitment techniques to hire job candidates. Why? Researchers have revealed that hiring a referred candidate is much more accessible as well as cheaper. It also produces a better hire and lowers the turnover rate for your company.

More information: http://www.thecareermuse.co.in/employee-referral-program-great-idea-organizations/

The Machine Learning and AI Recruiting Future

The technological ecosystem is constantly evolving, and as it does, so do the various components of that ecosystem. As the world grows more decentralized and the power and proliferation of knowledge can equip the right persons with access to game-changing technology. In the worlds of industry and business, the incorporation of emerging tech can mean the difference between dominance and obsolescence.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-machine-learning-and-ai-recruiting-future

The Secret Strategy for Increasing Employee Referrals

If you’ve been wondering if you should start your company’s employee referral program, or you’re thinking about increasing your referral payout, you may want to reconsider. There’s a better way to attract more applicants through employee referrals that doesn’t require a formal program or higher payouts, and many companies are already benefiting from it.

More information: https://www.recruiting.com/blog/the-secret-strategy-for-increasing-employee-referrals

How to Build the Very Best Team for a Recruitment Agency Startup

It’s a well-known fact that most recruitment startups are founded by ex-recruiters that have done well for another company and feel that they can now go it alone. It’s an exciting journey, but of course, it’s hard going too. In the first 3 – 6 months, when your adrenalin is flowing, you’ll literally be able to work round the clock! However, before you know it, you quickly find yourself doing at least 10 different roles and wondering what a social life used to look like.

More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-to-build-the-very-best-team-for-a-recruitment-agency-startup

3 simple ways to add to your firm’s talent pools

Of the many ways to enhance your company’s online recruitment, one of the best is to invest in the creation of the most in-depth talent pools.
‘Talent pools’ are shortlists of people who you aren’t actively considering for a role at your firm at the moment, but who may be suitable for a position with you in the future. Nor is there any excuse for not building talent pools – not even a lack of time or the perceived difficulty of doing so.
To demonstrate what we mean, here are three quick and easy ways to fill your own Irish company’s talent pools.

More information: http://www.webrecruitireland.com/employer-blog/small-business-owner/3-simple-ways-to-add-to-your-firms-talent-pools

IS IT TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR ATS ?

Are you happy with your applicant tracking system ? A recent survey showed that 67% of HR or recruitment professionals  are unhappy with their ATS, with the main reason being that they are not attracting or retaining top notch talent. In fact 62% of employers say that there is a good chance that standard ATS are filtering out highly qualified candidates resulting in them losing out top talent.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/is-it-time-to-upgrade-your-ats

Take the Holidays to Think About Your Future in Recruitment

Over the years since TBOS began we’ve worked with countless recruiters looking to set up their own agency and we’ve had the chance to notice plenty of patterns. One of the biggest of those is that there are two main points in the year where the number of recruiters looking to start their own agency spikes.

More information: http://ukrecruiter.co.uk/2017/05/26/take-holidays-think-future-recruitment/