How This Candidate Wowed the Recruiter . . . After Turning Down the Job

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.

Read more at: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/candidate-experience/2019/say-no-thanks-to-job-offer-this-way

The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

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.

Read more at: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/weekly-digest/2019/the-10-must-read-articles-for-recruiters-this-week13

Opening Doors: Implementing a Neurodivergent Friendly Recruitment Process

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/

Revamp Your Hiring Process for 2019

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.

More information: http://www.crawfordthomas.com/2019/01/15/revamp-your-hiring-process-for-2019/

15 recruitment techniques to consider 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/

2019 HR trends: predictions from the experts

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/

12 Jobs You’ll Be Recruiting for in 2030

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.

More information: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/future-of-recruiting/2018/12-jobs-you-will-be-recruiting-for-in-2030

Top 11 Recruiting events every recruiter must attend in 2019

Being a recruiter is awesome only if you update yourself with the latest technology and trends. Do you agree with this or not? This is why you must attend events.

We have listed a few recruitment events that you should attend to know what’s happening in the market and what are the latest technologies that will be helpful for you to hire the best talent.

Let’s have a look at the top conferences that you should attend in 2019.

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/top-11-recruiting-events-every-recruiter-must-attend-in-2019

AI may actually be a positive game-changer in diversity recruiting

As a discipline, recruiting is particularly buzzy, driven by innovation in strategies and technologies alike. Over the last few years, two significant trends stand out: artificial intelligence (AI) and diversity and inclusion (D&I). Both a long time coming, these continue to gain momentum, influencing the space and as the use cases roll in, demonstrating value across organizations of all sizes and industries.

More information: https://recruitingdaily.com/ai-diversity-recruiting/

Digital recruitment: hiring for a global workforce

Digital recruitment is only getting started. Switching to a digital strategy may seem obvious. After all, *NSYNC’s hit song “Digital Get Down” was released in 2000. So why are we still talking about getting digital? The truth is, we are still far from normalizing digital recruitment.

Only 170 companies in the entire United States operate completely in a virtual environment. This is up from the staggering 26 calculated in 2014.

More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/digital-recruitment/