If you’ve ever wondered what a candidate is thinking then you can stop second-guessing thanks to LinkedIn. It carried out a global study called, Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate, which sought the views of over 6,500 professionals and 7,700 recent job-switchers.
Their findings revealed that while 4 out of 5 (82 per cent) British professionals are interested in new job opportunities, almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of the UK’s recent job-switchers did not know or knew very little about their current employer before hearing about their job.
More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/inside-mind-candidate/
Recruiting is a vital function of any company’s development efforts. But, there are some legal concerns in the recruiting process. Each and every hiring process need to be done in a manner that reduces risk to the business; and saves the interests of all the stakeholders involved. In this blog we are going to look cover two aspects of hiring & the legalities involved around them. One, the type of employee hired and other the people who are hiring for the company.
More information: http://www.fastcollab.com/blog/legalities-involved-in-recruitment/
The world of recruitment is about to experience one of its biggest changes in recent years; Google Hire. Web-giant Google has been working on a new jobs platform for months, and there is a definite buzz about what the tool will be able to do. Currently, Google Hire has been used by tech companies like Poynt and CoreOS, but it’s still being kept under wraps from the public. So, here’s what we know about the platform so far alongside how agency recruiters can make the most from Google Hire.
More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-agency-recruiters-can-make-the-most-from-google-hire
If you’ve ever wondered how good your recruitment process is, well luckily for you there are some metrics which can help you measure it. It’s handy to know how you compare to your biggest rival or maybe you just want to improve things. So do you rely on measuring the time to hire, the retention of employees, the cost of hire or maybe all of these.
More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/important-recruitment-metric/
As a company grows, it requires more workforce to accomplish the increasing number of tasks and meet the demands of its customers. And getting more manpower means hiring new employees. In addition, hiring the best employees is no less than a nightmare for several talent acquisition experts and HR mangers.
More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-hr-technology-is-tackling-the-most-irritating-thing-about
90% of recruitment leaders we polled last year told us that they expected their recruitment CRM to be a first port of call. Then their staff admitted that this was not the case. In fact, only 17% of recruiters admitted that they respected their CRM enough to search it first (before LinkedIn, Job Boards etc…)
More information: http://www.barclayjones.com/blog/recruitment-technology/grow-your-recruitment-business-with-a-crm-first-strategy/
In this recruitment leaders’ podcast Lisa and I spoke with James Payne from Bond International Software and Rod Smyth from TempBuddy. They recently joined forces, leveraging each other’s strengths of world-class staffing software and award-winning technological innovation.
More information: http://www.barclayjones.com/blog/recruitment-technology/the-future-of-recruitment-technology-podcast/
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
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/
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/