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

Essential skills for HR professionals in 2020

The era of machines is upon us! Automation, AI, and robots are changing the market faster than you could possibly imagine, and humans seem to be at the receiving end of it. Traditionally human skillsets will not work anymore, and a new approach is in order.

Repetitive tasks such as admin, billing, and compliance will soon be taken over by digitization. This is, of course, going to take away a number of jobs, but then it does create new ones too, and also gives employees a push to align their focus and look to pick up the requisite skills.

Read more at: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/essential-skills-for-hr-professionals-in-2020

RECRUITERS: HERE’S WHY YOU’RE GETTING ZERO ENGAGEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

You put up a post on LinkedIn and ask your fellow colleagues to share it. Nobody bothers, right? Meanwhile, you see your competitors face blasted all over social media with tons of engagement, and you’re wondering “what the hell am I doing wrong?!”

I’m here to be the voice of reason you need to tell you that you’re probably getting a few things wrong. 

Knowing and understanding where you’re going wrong is one thing, and I can shout about it all day. Actually doing something about it is where you’ll start to notice a difference.

Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/recruiters-heres-why-youre-getting-zero-engagement-on-social-media/

4 REASONS WHY RECRUITERS MUST USE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE SURVEYS

Recruitment is an ever-changing landscape. You may think you have the best recruitment process in place but guess what you may be wrong. There is a big disparity in perception between how you view your recruitment practice versus what your candidates think.

Millennials and their younger counterparts, the newly arrived Gen Z are reshaping the future of the workforce. Sadly, if you can’t adapt to the change, chances are that you may not be successful in attracting them.

Read more at: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/4-reasons-why-recruiters-must-use-candidate-experience-surveys/