3 Hot HR & Recruitment Trends To Follow In 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’re edging towards the latter end of the year, and soon 2017 will be a distant memory. HR and recruiting professionals know all too well how important it is to keep an eye on the latest news affecting their industry. If you blink, you’ll miss something! It’s now November, and if you haven’t started planning for 2018 then now is certainly the time. So take 5 minutes to sit back and relax as we list 3 trends you should be following for 2018.

More information: https://www.socialtalent.com/blog/recruitment/3-hot-hr-recruitment-trends-follow-2018

Transforming The Hiring Funnel

In the world of talent acquisition, we’ve all seen the many references to recruiting and marketing, and how that translates into thinking about the hiring pipeline like a funnel.  The problem with the funnel, in our opinion, is the shape.

Funnels are wide at the top, and then get very narrow at the bottom.  The implication is that many people apply, and very few get hired.  In fact, a company this morning was bragging about having 5k applications for 5 hires.

More information: https://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/transforming-the-hiring-funnel

Top 10 Candidate Sourcing/Recruitment Blogs that you must follow

Sourcing the right candidates is a tough job. Ideally, every recruiter wants to get the best-fit candidate in a limited number of attempts. After all, every company is in a hurry to fill the job slot and get on with the work. Luckily there are several blogs on HR sourcing, written by top recruitment thought leaders, which guide HR executives on the best strategies for sourcing candidates.

More information: https://blog.interviewmocha.com/top-10-candidate-sourcingrecruitment-blogs-that-you-must-follow

How To Switch To Electronic Employee Files This Summer

Want to improve file management for the HR team, but intimidated by the process? Here’s how to move to electronic employee files fast this summer.

Managing employee files in an organized and compliant way is a critical part of the HR team’s responsibilities.  Unfortunately, files can be nearly impossible to manage when documents are on paper or spread across different teams, offices, and systems.

More information: https://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-switch-to-electronic-employee-files-this-summer

How will Artificial Intelligence Impact the Future of Recruiting?

The coming impact of computers and machines on the workforce is a hot topic. Technology is improving at a rapid pace and companies are finding more efficient ways to accomplish basic tasks.

However, technology will soon do more than simply work faster and stronger than a human can. The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) means computers are becoming smarter, as well, and will soon be capable of doing even more complexed work.

More information: https://recruiterbox.com/blog/how-will-artificial-intelligence-impact-the-future-of-recruiting

What to Know When Hiring Recent College Graduates

As graduation season comes and goes, another class of young professionals will soon be entering the job market. Recruiters will have a whole new group of 20-somethings to hire for entry-level jobs and groom for career success.

You’re likely already familiar with how Millennials and Generation Z differ from the older professionals in your workplace.

More information: https://recruiterbox.com/blog/what-to-know-when-hiring-recent-college-graduates

6 Ways to Recruit and Hire the Best Candidates for Summer Jobs

Early reporting suggests that, compared to past generations, today’s younger workers are less concerned with money and more focused on gaining skills and having meaningful early employment experiences. They’re thinking about the long game. By making your summer workplace experience skills-focused, you can appeal to younger workers and staff up more efficiently for the summer season.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/summer-job-candidates/

The Recruiter’s Guide to Finding Top Talent

We speak to Charlotte Clark and the Head of Talent Development at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). She is responsible for positioning APSCo’s UK & International Talent Development division as the recruitment profession’s ‘go to’ source of high quality, credible training and talent development courses. All of which are developed and delivered by recruitment and training experts and lead to recognized qualifications which help individuals achieve their full potential throughout their recruitment careers.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/the-recruiters-guide-to-finding-top-talent/

5 Ways to Get More Women into Your Workforce

Gender equality has been under a harsh spotlight for some time now, with pitiful percentages of women in upper management and inexplicable differences in pay. Sure, we’ve made significant progress in the last 100 years, but diversity is still a huge issue and we can’t afford to stop pushing forward.

There are many, many ways in which you can make your workplace a more hospitable place for diversity – not only women. Here are just five!

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/get-more-women-into-your-workforce/

Important Questions You Should Be Asking Your Recruitment Agency

So sure, I know that it’s the objective of in-house recruitment teams, to reduce the cost of third party expenditure, and recruitment agencies are top of the list. However, against all those odds, the agency industry continues to thrive and in fact, grow year on year.

If this expenditure is a concern but still a necessity, then we need to re-look at the engagement with the more positive and productive words; ‘investment’ and ‘value’

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/questions-you-should-ask-you-agency/