Achieving workplace diversity was the top priority for employers in 2018.
The first step in building a diverse workforce is to hire more diversified candidates.
According to LinkedIn’ survey of 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe, the number one global recruiting trend was diversity.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/10-ways-to-attract-and-hire-diverse-candidates
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/
So you’ve started a business and it’s grown to the point where you need to hire other people to help you run it and grow it further. Being successful up to that point is always exciting and a cause for celebration, but hiring your first employee is a big step that may seem complicated for first-timers.
More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/5-tips-for-hiring-your-first-employee/
When it comes to recruiting technology solutions, talent acquisition professionals are looking for three outcomes: 1) quality candidates, 2) a faster time to fill, and 3) less cumbersome work flows. It reminds me of a phrase from my hotel HR days about creating processes that are “easy to buy and easy to use”.
Finding the best talent doesn’t have to be complex or lengthy. However, in order to accomplish our recruiting goals, we do need to identify the right tools.
More information: https://recruitingdaily.com/improve-candidate-selection-with-new-talent-search-strategies/
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/
Employees are the heartbeat of every organization—that’s why it’s so important to hire the very best candidates for each position you fill.
“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies.” – Lawrence Bossidy, GE
If you’re like most in the talent acquisition biz, you’re probably looking for different ways to improve the quality of recruiting and hiring practices at your organization.
More information: https://harver.com/blog/improve-quality-of-hire/
When the countdown is on, and there’s a deadline looming, it often seems like the whole world is making a concerted effort to slow you down. And short of moving your bed into the office, there’s very little you can do to fill those reqs in time. Thankfully, just a few small changes to how you handle your work means that you don’t need to worry about bringing pillows to work.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/up-against-the-clock-6-productivity-hacks-for-speedy-recruitment
A recruiter’s value to an organization is measured by the number of open jobs they can fill and how quickly they can fill them. When positions go unfilled, organizations lose money – bottom line.
So even while candidate engagement and quality of hire grow in importance, recruiting is still a numbers game.
More information: https://www.jobvite.com/reporting-and-analytics/real-time-recruiting-analytics-dashboard/
Recruitment has long relied on personal judgement but with the rise of Big Data, it’s time we made decisions based more on numbers and less on our gut feeling. Sadly, only 14% of HR departments feel confident enough to analyse data and only 4% of those use it for predictive purposes.
More information: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/predictive-recruitment/
Data released by Companies House shows there were fewer new businesses started in 2017 than the previous year. However, research shows that this hasn’t affected technology firms – in fact the number of new tech start-ups increased by 60% last year. To put it another way, a staggering 10,016 programming and software development businesses were launched in the UK in 2017.
More information: https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com/blog/2018/11/digital-recruitment-how-to-recruit-the-right-positions-in-a-digital-business