5 Reasons Why Active Candidates are Perfect for Startups

Employers and recruiters tend to prefer passive candidates because they have the right skill sets, have the right qualifications and have a history of good employment. But for a startup working environment, could active candidates be the ideal employee?

When it comes down to it, what you want to hire is the right person with the rights skills at the right level. But when you enter the market with your startup, the budget is often an issue. So hiring the ‘ideal’ employee isn’t always possible.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/active-candidates-for-startups/

Cost Per Hire vs Value Of Hire – How HR Shows Their Value

A lot of HR teams struggle with how they can show the value they are bringing to the organization. It’s understandable – how do you quantify things like a better culture, or stronger hires? Well, when there’s a will, there’s a way.

It’s always a worthwhile exercise to look at what other parts of the organization are doing to solve a given problem. In this case, marketing once again has shown an interesting way to understand the overall health of our talent acquisition operation, as well as how we can show the value we bring to the rest of the company.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/cost-per-hire-vs-value-of-hire-how-hr-shows-their-value

What job advert buzzwords really mean

Especially if you’re like me – someone who just wants to know what’s going on, make a useful decision then move to the next thing.

Real meanings are hard enough. There are, for example, triangular warning signs beside hilly roads telling me to look out for falling boulders. I’m ashamed to admit my car didn’t come equipped with the latest Boulder Deflection Technology. I’ve definitely missed something. Or I’m about to hit it. I honestly couldn’t tell you.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/what-job-advert-buzzwords-really-mean

How to Recruit on Facebook?

What is Facebook recruiting?
Simply put, “Facebook recruiting” is the process of recruiting (potential job candidates) through the use of Facebook. You can use Facebook to source, attract, convert and hire new employees. “Facebook recruiting” is a form of social recruiting and a vital part of recruitment marketing.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-recruit-on-facebook

Which is best for attracting talent: job boards or digital marketing?

At a time when it can seem as difficult as ever for so many firms to source suitable candidates, your organisation may understandably be reviewing whether it is adopting the right talent-search approaches in 2018.
Consider the long-time rivalry between job boards and digital marketing, for example.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/recruitment-tech/which-is-best-for-attracting-talent-job-boards-or-digital-marketing

To succeed in recruitment today, you need to think like a marketer

There may have been a time when your HR department simply being good at locating talent and filling its talent pools to the brim was enough to ensure it always landed the best candidates.
But of course, things change, and the current environment is one in which candidates are often the ones in control.
That’s why it’s so vital for firms wishing to get their staff recruitment right to be capable marketers, not only cultivating a strong employer brand, but also presenting it to the most appropriate people.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/hr-professional/to-succeed-in-recruitment-today-you-need-to-think-like-a-marketer

Are Hairdressers Putting Your Recruitment Business at Risk?

Many recruitment leaders I work with want their recruitment CRM to generate fees, but often recruiters are all too happy to jump back into spreadsheets, LinkedIn, notebooks and “going by memory” rather than use their CRM system properly.

The above results in a nightmare for recruitment leaders who are looking to grow their business, become “GDPR-proof” and become more profitable in 2018.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/hairdressers-and-recruitment/

William Almonte – The Modern Methods of Recruitment Used by Companies Today

The business environment is highly competitive in the 21st century; organizations have limited reliability with the old-aged recruitment strategies. Due to the increasing number of applications as well as the arrival of diverse qualification background, it is becoming difficult for recruiters to keep the sharpness and accuracy intact in the selecting candidates.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/william-almonte-the-modern-methods-of-recruitment-used-by

What is the difference between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing?

Posting your job openings to the job boards and waiting for the talent to come to you is simply not enough anymore.

In today’s job market, the best talent has many options to choose from. Consequently, you need to have a competitive advantage over other companies who are looking for that same talent.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/what-is-the-difference-between-employer-branding-and-recruitment

Evidence-based marketing: 3 marketing ideas for recruiters that are proven to work

“How do I stand out in a crowded market?”

It is the age-old question that recruiters face each day and it is, unsurprisingly, not an easy one to answer.

I’ve always found that the best ideas are those that have proven to work elsewhere and can simply be tweaked to apply to your business. You can imagine my delight when I discovered a website whose sole purpose was helping people do just that.

More information: https://www.talentheromedia.com/the-recruiting-rundown/evidence-based-marketing-3-marketing-ideas-recruiters-proven-work