How Employment Legislation Affects Recruitment

There are 11 main employment laws and legislations which can directly affect the recruitment process.  Some of these laws will affect your recruitment more than others, but an awareness and understanding of each of them is a great way to ensure compliance within your company.  So, today I’m going to tell you about each of them!

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-employment-legislation-affects-recruitment

Ex-Googler Gets Backing of Silicon Valley Investors Thiel, Levchin to Build ‘the World’s Most Badass Recruitment Engine’

With the rise of the gig economy, managing freelance workers can be difficult for companies comfortable with the traditional employer setup. Pete Johnston, formerly a Google designer, aims to change that with the newly renamed Kalo. Armed with financial backing from PayPal’s co-founders, Johnston believes his startup is better able to tackle the unique concerns of the freelance labor market than LinkedIn.

More information: https://www.eremedia.com/ere/ex-googler-gets-backing-of-silicon-valley-investors-thiel-levchin-to-build-the-worlds-most-badass-recruitment-engine/

How Can Employee Advocacy Influence Recruiting?

What better way to promote and market your company than through your employees’ voice. And what better channels than through their social media accounts. Obviously this only work’s in the organisation’s favour if the content that’s being shared shines a glowing light on them but it’s something companies are doing more of.

More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/employee-advocacy-recruiting/

You’re a good recruitment agency. Right?

A recent perusal of the internet’s famed “front page” lead me to a conversation regarding things we don’t want to do but feel we have to do. It wasn’t very far down the page before someone mentioned having a LinkedIn account. It took all but two replies to that statement to set people off on how much they dislike recruiters. “Recruiters are like used car salesman but for people,” said one contributor. We work with recruiters every day.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/you-re-a-good-recruitment-agency-right

The Five Benefits Your Business Gets from Investing in Recruitment Software

A lot of smaller recruitment agencies don’t see the real benefits of recruitment software and later regret not implementing it an early stage of business. The key benefits of recruitment software are endless for small and large-scale recruitment agencies and if you’re looking to take your business to the next level, it’s time to act by implementing recruitment software today. Here are just a few of the many benefits that come with your investment.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-five-benefits-your-business-gets-from-investing-in

Are you making these 5 digital mistakes that are costing your recruitment team money?

Digital marketing can be overwhelming for many recruiters and what happens is that you often take a shotgun approach, which results in wasting money and missing opportunities to leverage your digital visibility.

Digital offers so many opportunities and now is the time to change your analogue thinking to digital. The best place to start is with the basics however many businesses miss some of the most basic tactics that end up costing them lost opportunities.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/are-you-making-these-5-digital-mistakes-that-are-costing-your

Yes, It’s Time To Add Snapchat To Your Recruitment Advertising Radar

Get off my lawn!

Snapchat’s recent IPO has me feeling crotchety and crusty. A company that exudes youthful optimism has unfortunately brought out my cynical side. “This stock will be trading at $12 in a year,” I said to anyone who would listen as the stock price climbed to $26 on opening day.

More information: https://www.eremedia.com/ere/snapchat-recruitment-advertising/

Recruitment Websites: A Horse of a Different Color

Recruitment websites are as diverse as the clients who need them. Diversity is vital for survival. We’ve spoken at lengths about the importance of a diverse digital ecosystem, and the message should resonate with recruiters. As recruiters, we know that being a jack-of-all-trades reflects that you are a master of none. Success as a recruiter is often found by finding a niche and becoming as experience and as knowledgeable as possible within that unique area.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/recruitment-websites-a-horse-of-a-different-color

Using Deep Learning to Extract Knowledge from Job Descriptions – Introduction (Pt 1 of 5)

At Search Party we are in the business of creating intelligent recruitment software. One of the problems we deal with is matching candidates and vacancies in order to create a recommendation engine. This usually requires parsing, interpreting and normalising messy, semi-/unstructured, textual data from résumés and vacancies.

More information: https://www.searchparty.com/blog/using-deep-learning-extract-knowledge-job-descriptions-introduction-p1/

6 Essential Metrics For Recruitment Consultants

A few weeks ago I ran a course for a group of Human Capital Managers. The topic of the workshop was Strategic Recruitment Metrics for Driving Measurable Value to Your Human Capital Investments.

Please allow me to blow my own trumpet for a moment, but I know how much the delegates enjoyed it and I know they all got a lot out of it too.

More information: http://recruitloop.com/blog/recruiter-tips-6-metrics-to-always-keep-a-close-eye-on/