Top Creative Trends to Inspire Recruitment Marketers

Every year, Shutterstock analyzes the data from billions of searches for images, videos, and music, and put together the trends that will likely be emerging in the coming year.

Jorgen Sundberg speaks with Robyn Lange, the Curator for Shutterstock, a global technology company, offering a creative platform for assets, tools, and service with over a 180 million images and 9 million videos from more than 300,000 contributors around the world.

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How Sunny Ackerman Reached the Peak of the Staffing Industry

Recruitment has never been a gender-specific industry. It’s not an industry you would say ranks low in terms of equal opportunities for women. Or does it? Yes, we might see a lot of women within recruitment, but are a lot of them taking up leadership roles?

We sit down with Sunny Ackerman, a woman who is often found pioneering the discussion and promotion of women in the workplace. With more than 20 years of staffing experience, she is recognized by the Global Power 100 as one of the most influential women in staffing.

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Questions to Ask When Setting up a Recruitment Advertising Contract

It has been reported that jobseekers use, on average, a total of 16 different sources when searching for a role. This statistic – from the Candidate Behaviour Survey by Careerbuilder – highlights the importance of for employers to use a range of complementary resources to advertise their jobs to ensure the best level of reach.
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I’ll be honest, it’s been a while since I attended a recruiting event as a candidate. But I still vividly remember what I hated about those events.

Here’s the short list:

  • Walking into the expo hall and not knowing where the heck to go, who to talk to, or what each employer was looking for. I was a journalism major, so I was rarely high on anyone’s list and the brands everyone knew were always crowded.

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Why Sourcing Isn’t Recruiting – and its Impact on the Hiring Process

The success of any business or organization, regardless of how big or small, depends on a well-crafted marketing strategy and a robust hiring process.

Employers have to pay special attention to the people they hire and for the most part these days the hiring process involves both sourcing and recruiting.

It’s not uncommon for organizations to identify these two distinctly different processes (sourcing and recruiting) as the same thing. Sourcing and recruiting aren’t simply two words that refer to the same process; understanding (and accepting!) their differences will help organizations find the best match for a certain position.

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10 Fantastic Recruitment and HR Blogs You Should Be Reading

Every recruiter has to keep themselves updated with the latest information in the recruitment industry. We’ve searched the web for the 10 best blogs for the HR and Recruiting industry.Take some time to subscribe the blogs.

1. ERE


ERE was created in 1998 as an online gathering place for recruiters. It was designed as a destination where the community could network, share best practices, and learn from each other.

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Don’t Be a Bad Recruiter: Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Many professionals have a love-hate relationship with recruiters. The few people you end up hiring will hold you in a high regard. They’ll appreciate that you were impressed enough with their background to connect them with the hiring team and give them a chance to make their case for the job.

But the large amount of candidates you don’t end up hiring will likely not remember you as fondly.

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The era of social media has created a new conundrum for job seekers, employers, and recruiters alike. On the one hand, it’s easier than ever before to apply to a job. On the other hand, the ease of applying has inflated the number of applications almost any job posting receives.

Employers and recruiters are now sorting through dozens of applications for almost every job they post. This complicates the already complex process of trying to find the right people for the job.

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William Almonte – Low-Cost Online Recruitment

Online recruitment, one of the most important practice of the use of method and specifically Web-based resources for obligations concerned with finding, attracting, assessing, interviewing and hiring new employees. The cause of e-recruitment is to make the processes involved greater green and effective, as well as an awful lot less expensive. Online recruitment can reach a bigger pool of capability personnel and facilitate the selection technique.

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Choose the Right Applicant Tracking System in 2018: 5 Questions to Ask

It can be intimidating to select a new software system for your company. Not only does it have to do everything you need it to do, but it also needs to be simple enough for your team to learn, a large enough value for your CFO to approve and implemented in enough time to be useful. It can be especially daunting when it comes to applicant tracking systems, for the simple reason that hiring the right talent makes your business successful.

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