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

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.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/creative-trends/

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.
More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/in-house-recruiter/questions-to-ask-when-setting-up-a-recruitment-advertising-contract


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.

More information: http://blog.smashfly.com/2018/02/28/how-to-promote-recruiting-events/


Is it just me, or did February feel especially short this year? Seriously, that month flew by. Between the release of our new Recruitment Marketing Benchmarks Report, SourceCon and a new partnership with Paradox Olivia, it’s been a busy time at SmashFly. With all that, I’m still reading and sharing my favorite recruitment marketing articles. Check them out!

More information: http://blog.smashfly.com/2018/03/02/the-best-recruitment-marketing-articles-of-the-week-march-2/

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.

More information: http://recruitloop.com/blog/sourcing-isnt-recruiting-impact-hiring/



Canadian hiring managers are feeling the pinch, particularly in the IT world. A shortage of IT skills has compounded with a 40-year low in unemployment. If there ever was a candidate-driven market, this is it.

Download “The 2017/2018 Salary Guide For Information Technology Professionals”

A skills shortage and low unemployment may have left you scrambling to find the right people to fill positions in your business. You might be tempted to hire whoever happens to apply, even if you’re not sure about their credentials or their experience.

More information: http://www.inteqna.com/blog/how-do-i-know-what-kind-of-candidate-to-look-for-it-recruiters-can-help

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.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/william-almonte-low-cost-online-recruitment

4 Key Findings from LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report

According to LinkedIn, the biggest trends set to change how recruiters hire this year are diversity, reinventing the interview process, data, and artificial intelligence.

The annual report surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers from 39 countries to better understand these trends and help recruitment teams prepare for 2018.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/linkedin-global-recruiting-report/

Tools You Need To Know, If You Are An HR

Each hiring specialist of an association has their own particular interesting and unmistakable method for enlisting competitors. Their traps enable the organization to procure the best person, who might enable it to go ahead the best. Be that as it may, the hiring procedure isn’t as simple as it would seem that. The spotter needs to experience so much, and it expands a considerable measure of time, vitality and of course some money.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/tools-you-need-to-know-if-you-are-an-hr