Labor Day, the first Monday in September, not only does it mark the end of the summer and the back-to-school blues, it’s a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. We celebrate a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
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.
The recruitment process keeps on evolving. Technology has given recruitment a new direction to get quality talent. The traditional method has taken a backseat with the introduction of new tools and solutions. Now, the companies have better opportunities to add value to their talent pool. But with the right tools, you also need to know about the right direction to head in. The best approach to determine this is by following the current trends.
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.
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.
However, many employers worry that they aren’t equipped with enough knowledge to develop an efficient accessible hiring strategy and this is where the issue lies. Rezoomo.com‘s Joanne McDonagh and Brian Devane explain below why and how employers can help create a neurodivergent friendly approach to hiring.
Findings from a study carried out by Westminster ‘AchieveAbility’ commission for dyslexia and Neurodivergence (UK) found that 88% of neuroatypical candidates felt discouraged from applying for a job and for those that did apply 52% where left feeling discriminated against during the selection process.
More information: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/neurodiversity/
What better way to spend the last of your budget than on investments to improve your hiring processes in the new year? Considering we are at a record breaking unemployment rate, high volume hiring will likely continue well into 2019, so it should be a top priority. Below, we will discuss three areas to consider investing in to ensure your hiring process is top-notch in 2019.
With the new year upon us, you’re probably starting to think of different recruitment techniques that will help move the dial for your company in 2019. Looking back at the last few years, there’s been a definite shift toward the importance of employer branding, smart inbound recruitment, improving the candidate experience, and using big data and AI to find the right candidate.
As the technology needed to streamline these modern recruiting techniques becomes more sophisticated, expect each of these trends to become more prominent this year.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruitment-techniques/
You’re sick of seeing the same old “trends” floating around year after year. And you don’t think 2019 HR trends will be any different. How is it a “trend” if it hasn’t changed from the year before? Well, these 2019 HR trend predictions are the result of reaching out to the experts. We asked them to come up with something unique. Something innovative. Something that they believe will actually change the way you go about your recruitment in 2019.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/2019-hr-trends/
Some 85% of the jobs that today’s students will be doing in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. The big question for talent acquisition teams everywhere: What will those jobs be?
It turns out that many of these jobs will spin off from technologies that are emerging today — drones, alternative energy, autonomous cars, and cryptocurrencies and blockchain developments, for starters.