Bad Recruiting Habits You Should Break Immediately

Everyone fall prey of bad habits like few people are too addicted to their phones and check it too many times in a day or some just can’t resist chewing their nails. It’s easy to develop wrong habits and you won’t even realize you have one unless someone put the spotlight on your habits.

Hiring managers and recruiters can also easily all into a few bad habits amidst continuous pressure and challenge to find great talent. And you might not even realize that your behaviors are negatively impacting business.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/bad-recruiting-habits-you-should-break-immediately

16 Web Developer Interview Questions Every Hiring Manager Should Ask

Web developers obviously need strong technical abilities. But when hiring a web developer, candidates’ soft skills can be just as important as their tech prowess.

During a time when many IT professionals are working at home, abilities like communicating clearly and tactfully with colleagues within or outside of the department who are also remote can determine whether someone flourishes or flounders on the job.

Read more at: https://www.roberthalf.com/blog/evaluating-job-candidates/16-web-developer-interview-questions-every-hiring-manager-should-ask

3 challenges with all-remote interviews (and how to solve them)

From the first phone screen to the last in-person interview, recruiters know what to expect when it comes to engaging with top talent (as well as the when, where and how). With that familiar foundation to build upon, the only piece left is optimization.

But now with the world of work in a state of change, expectations for when, where and how recruiters connect with candidates is evolving rapidly. All-remote interviews and distributed hiring are now the new normal, and may be for some time to come.

Read more at: https://www.greenhouse.io/blog/3-challenges-remote-interviews-solve

4 considerations for recruiters when hiring slows down

Recruiters have always been able to embrace agility within dynamic circumstances – from last-minute schedule changes to candidate pipeline fluctuations. But what about when hiring slows down, or even temporarily stops?

Recruiting teams are navigating through uncertainty as a result of the current global pandemic. And because of that, hiring plans and recruiting itself may look significantly different today than just a few months ago.

Read more at: https://www.greenhouse.io/blog/considerations-recruiters-hiring-slows-down

The Amalgamation of HR and InfoTech- HRIS: A Boon or Bane

Human Resource Management is not a classical or customary job anymore. With modernization, the need to mechanize the HRoperations grew with leaps and bounds. Now, there are not just individual automatic systems to facilitate functions, the multifarious parts that each system has, also add to the level of advancement and efficiency. For instance, there are notable similarities between an HRMS system, HCM suite, and HRIS software, but the purpose of each has almost hairline differences which makes them unique.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-amalgamation-of-hr-and-infotech-hris-a-boon-or-bane

Self-Isolating as a Recruiter

Who would have ever predicted I would be writing a blog as if we were in post-apocalypse times.

I write this as I am on day 3 of a precautionary 14-day self-isolation as I was fortunate enough to be enjoying the delights of the Amalfi coast when the country was put into obligatory lockdown, instigated by the Italian authorities; no cases of the Covid-19 virus in the region but all the restaurants, hotels, shops and public areas were being closed instantly.

Read more at: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/self-isolating-as-a-recruiter/

8 reasons why you’re failing at talent sourcing

Quality of hire is a vital measure of how well your talent sourcing strategy is doing, but have you actually got your finger on the pulse? The endless hustle and bustle of recruitment and urgency to fill open roles can lead to some corner-cutting and oversight.

Pressure from hiring managers to improve time to hire and cost per hire can make busy recruiters adopt a haphazard approach to talent sourcing.

Read more at: https://blog.recruitee.com/failing-at-talent-sourcing/

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science Of Recruiting Subject Lines

As any seasoned recruiter knows, the fate of your recruiting outreach often comes down to just one sentence – your subject line. If your subject line fails to catch a candidate’s eye, it doesn’t matter how much time you spent sourcing the perfect candidate, personalizing a thoughtful message, or choosing the perfect time of day to send it off. It will still go unread.

Read more at: https://blog.entelo.com/infographic-the-science-of-recruiting-subject-lines

The Most Popular LinkedIn Recruiting Stories of 2019

As we look back at 2019 and buckle up for 2020, there’s one thing we can all agree on: Recruiting is on fire. And there’s proof too: LinkedIn data shows demand for recruiting professionals has jumped by 63% since 2016.

That’s because finding and engaging talent has only gotten harder. With low unemployment rates, talent professionals are essential for winning over candidates. But not just any candidates — you’re being tasked with hiring people with the right soft skills as well as those that can bring diverse perspectives.

Read more at: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/recruiting-tips/2019/most-popular-linkedin-recruiting-stories-2019

How to Calculate the Cost of Bad Hiring Decisions — and Avoid Them in the Future

While inquiring about the status of a hiring manager interview training proposal, a client told me she would get back to me as soon as they got their budget approved for next year. As part of our discussion, I asked how much they included in their budget for bad hires.

My client’s answer was that she hadn’t given this much thought, but she was intrigued by the idea.

Read more at: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/recruiting-tips/2019/how-to-calculate-cost-of-bad-hiring-decisions