7 New Age Hiring Innovations to Kick-Start Your Recruitment Strategy in 2018

It’s no surprise that technology is radically revamping businesses and consumer applications in the world. With path-breaking developments in deep learning, data analytics, cloud-based computing, virtual reality, and AI, no industry in today’s world can escape the clutches and effects of the technological revolution. If properly utilized, these technologies hold so much power, as they can significantly improve efficiency, and consequently, rid the many redundancies that organizations currently face.

More information: https://blog.talview.com/7-new-age-hiring-innovations-to-kick-start-your-recruitment-strategy-in-2018

Why Recruiters should Eat Frogs for Breakfast…

Eat the frog… what the f***?

Anyone that knows us has probably seen our posts encouraging Recruiters to adopt a winning or “big billing” mindset. But recently we had one that caused a lot of emails and messages to come in. EAT THE FROG is a common phrase in our office and it’s one I have personally worked to for most of my career. So I was initially confused to see so many questions coming in about this…

More information: https://www.recruiterrepublic.com/recruitment-blog/why-recruiters-should-eat-frogs-for-breakfast-120725/

State of technology in recruitment

Two decades ago, McKinsey researchers observed a brewing war for talent in the business world. And even after two decades, this war for talent is far from over. Hit by massive shifts in business models and the advent of the digital era, organizations are finding themselves competing for talent. Adopting technology can be seen as the panacea for their challenges. Technology implementation across the HR value chain is helping firms with selecting the right candidate, enabling pre and post employee engagement and personalization of the recruitment process.

More information: https://www.peoplematters.in/blog/hire-better-hire-faster/role-of-hr-technology-in-recruitment-17942

Top 4 LinkedIn Mistakes Most Recruiters Make

It’s the social media platform of choice for recruiters everywhere – and little wonder, given the fantastic networking opportunities that LinkedIn affords its 500 million users.

However, if you’re one of the many recruiters guilty of these four common LinkedIn mistakes, you could be seriously damaging your chances of securing top talent or winning valuable business through social recruiting.

More information: https://www.bullhorn.com/au/blog/2018/04/top-4-linkedin-mistakes-recruiters-make/

“Be Your Own Boss” rather than operate as an “Outsourced Recruiter”

If you want to be your own boss, make sure you’re finding the best franchise for you, Jheel Kacharia, Franchise Sales Manager tells you why Antal is the best option for professionals who are looking to start their own business utilizing their professional experience. Here’s a business which gives you an opportunity to ‘Be your own Boss’ rather than operate as an “Outsourced Recruiter”

More information: https://antalnetworksindia.wordpress.com/2018/05/09/be-your-own-boss-rather-than-operate-as-an-outsourced-recruiter/

What Is Blind Hiring And How Can It Contribute To Workplace Diversity?

Blind hiring is an HR practice that aims at reducing biases during the hiring process. The idea is to promote talent acquisition based on a transparent method and hire eligible candidates regardless of their name, gender, mother tongue, religion, and socioeconomic background.

It also forbids the hiring managers to ask about the academic qualification and professional experience of a candidate during the hiring process.

More information: https://recruitloop.com/blog/blind-hiring-can-contribute-workplace-diversity/

5 Good Habits that Recruiters Should Steal from Marketers

In this digital age, many of the skills required to be a kick-ass recruiter and a top-notch marketer are one and the same. When competition is tough, you need to do everything you can to show you’re the best the recruitment industry has to offer – and marketers know how to do this better than anyone!

Marketing can offer much more to the recruitment industry than just tips on how to be seen and heard, too.

More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/habits-recruiters-should-steal-from-marketers

Automate Your Recruitment Agency’s Social Media (And Save Hours Per Week)

Today, I’m going to show you a dead simple strategy to build out your recruiting firm’s social media presence.

The best part?

You can do it in only 20 minutes each week.

The three reasons you need a social media presence

It’s 2017 and social media is so widespread that even the most grizzled old-school recruiter knows that a thriving social media presence can have a huge impact on the growth of your recruiting business.

More information: https://www.talentheromedia.com/the-recruiting-rundown/automate-recruitment-agencys-social-media-save-hours-per-week

3 elements of your recruitment process that may be less than helpful

Sometimes, your firm’s worst enemy in the hiring process may not be market conditions, financial limitations or even certain candidates consistently being ‘the one that got away’.
Instead, you may need to scrutinise parts of your own company’s recruitment process to ensure you aren’t self-sabotaging. Here are just a few of the potential problem areas.

The number of interviews

It’s understandable that you might want to hold quite a few interviews to guard against the risk of a promising candidate turning into a nightmare once they are actually in the job.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/recruitment-tech/3-elements-of-your-recruitment-process-that-may-be-less-than-helpful

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/