I always dreamed of becoming a writer. I studied Creative Writing at university and after graduating, I stepped into the job market bright-eyed and bushy-tailed (and slightly naïve), assuming that I would fall into my dream job straight away.
Of course, I was wrong. I applied for publishing jobs, writing roles, unpaid internships, anything to give me the commercial experience I was lacking.
More information: https://www.webrecruit.co.uk/blog/company-updates/employee-spotlight-how-i-moved-into-recruitment-marketing/
“Recruitment is 95% marketing.” And a strong marketing strategy uses an array of tactics to engage candidates at the right place, at the right time. But candidates need to be nurtured before they are ready for a hiring conversation.
In this breakfast event, held in partnership with Candidate.ID, we learned how to deploy marketing to build long-lasting, meaningful relationships with candidates in our pipeline over time.
More information: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/recruitment-marketing-round-up/
Here are 2 interesting statistics:
- Recent research has found that nearly three in four employers (74 percent) say they’ve hired the wrong person for a position.
- According to Career Builder, a single bad hire can cost a company upwards of $50,000.
I rest my case.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-interview-candidates-effectively-3-simple-ways
Attracting top talent for your business can often be a relatively challenging and intensive process. Finding the best and most qualified employees can make a huge difference in the overall success of any company. Therefore, while it can be an intimidating process, it is worth the extra effort to ensure that you are hiring the most qualified candidates.
The following information provides a closer look at effective methods that can help ensure your company is appealing to the top tier of the applicant pool.
More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-to-attract-top-talents-online/
However, many employers worry that they aren’t equipped with enough knowledge to develop an efficient accessible hiring strategy and this is where the issue lies. Rezoomo.com‘s Joanne McDonagh and Brian Devane explain below why and how employers can help create a neurodivergent friendly approach to hiring.
Findings from a study carried out by Westminster ‘AchieveAbility’ commission for dyslexia and Neurodivergence (UK) found that 88% of neuroatypical candidates felt discouraged from applying for a job and for those that did apply 52% where left feeling discriminated against during the selection process.
More information: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/neurodiversity/
Recruiting new talent for your company can take on many forms and shapes. There is no one sure way to attract the best talent, and more often than not, it is best not to put all of your eggs in one basket. The more avenues you seek in finding the best candidates, the better your chances are at actually landing one who will fulfill all of the requirements, and will remain in the position for the longest amount of time as well. So what are the most popular types of recruitment, and how do you use them to your advantage?
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/what-are-the-popular-types-of-recruitment
You’ve found a promising candidate you’ll be interviewing soon. Their skills and experience seem to match exactly what you need for the role you’ve been working on. However, will this candidate fit into the company’s culture? On top of asking skills-based questions, you should be prepared to determine if the candidate would fit into your corporate culture too.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-best-interview-questions-to-ask-to-determine-cultural-fit
Thanks to machine learning (ML) and the smarts of countless startups, the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) keep mushrooming. The use of smart technology in recruitment was a hot topic in 2018, and you can expect it to continue this year. In fact, some predict that 2019 will be the year that AI systems see widespread adoption in the hiring world, coupled with a few ground-breaking developments.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/ai-and-2019-recruiting/
Connecting to candidates has become increasingly difficult and relying on traditional recruiting techniques like phone calls and emails to connect with an on-the-go workforce will likely result in losing out on a worthy applicant. Instead, companies are utilizing methods that align with the communication preferences of today’s talent generation and switching to text-based recruiting.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/texting-is-helping-recruiters/
For the results of the business and the job satisfaction of your people, ongoing training and development is absolutely essential. People need training to perform, thrive and succeed. But that doesn’t mean people will see the value of training for themselves – or look forward to the prospect of yet another course.
At Juice, we’re realists about training. We know recruiters would rather be closing sales and earning their commission, not wrestling with topics like goal setting, headhunting or recruitment strategy.
More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-to-use-gamification-in-recruitment/