Category Archives: Vendors

Word on the Street: Job Boards are Alive!

By | Candidate Experience, Data and Measurements, Recruitment Process, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors, Word on the Street | 2 Comments

“Job boards are dead.” “Social media is the only way to recruit.” “Change your strategy and move away from job boards.” “The best candidates aren’t using job boards to find opportunities.” You’ve seen all of the headlines and read the blogs and articles by the industry pundits.  They all announce the death of the job board industry.  Well, they couldn’t…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for March 7, 2014

By | Careers in TA, Data and Measurements, Digest, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | No Comments

My favorite articles this week touch on a variety areas: Analytics. Big Data.  Data-driven Decision Making.  All hot topics in talent acquisition these days.  However, it can be difficult to know where to start.  Talent Management published a great article this week: Analytics for Recruiting in Six Easy Steps.  The article provides reasonable, manageable steps to take to get started….

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Awarding Excellence in Recruitment Solutions

By | Candidate Experience, ReSIs, Vendors | No Comments

Finally, an award program that recognizes recruitment technology and services providers with innovative solutions that optimize the recruiter experience has launched.  Introducing the Recruiting Service Innovation (ReSI) Awards! The ReSIs will recognize products and services that change the game in the talent acquisition and hiring space.  Companies are encouraged to apply in one of 5 categories: External Sourcing Internal Sourcing…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for February 6, 2014

By | Digest, Recruitment Process, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Budget, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Vendors | One Comment

As we are now in February, you are probably starting to make progress against your 2014 goals.  Here are a few articles that might help: If you are looking to attract top talent from colleges and universities or to improve your internship program, check out this infographic on Mashable, created by InternMatch.    Note that almost 50% of interns say…

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3 Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged in Your Referral Program

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If your employees aren’t actively participating, you don’t have much of an employee referral program.  You need them to be engaged and participating in order to maximize the ROI for your program.  Here are 3 things you must do to keep your employees engaged: Make it easy for them to participate.  First, make it easy for them to find out…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for January 23, 2014

By | Digest, Diversity, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | No Comments

Here are some of my favorite articles and posts from this week: Are you using Google+ to recruit?  Probably not.  I’ve read many articles that state far fewer recruiters are on Google+, as compared to LinkedIn, yet those that use it find it to be a great source of talent.  Not sure where to start?  The UK’s Andy Headworth breaks…

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Why Limit Referrals to Just Your Employees?

By | Recruitment Process, Social Media, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | No Comments

Most firms have an employee referral program.  A lot of data exists to support the argument that employee referral hires are a more effective source, are higher quality, stay at an organization longer, and have a shorter time to productivity vs. non-referral hires.  Dr. John Sullivan argues that all companies should set a goal to have 50% of hires come…

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3 Ways to Build Your Employer Brand on LinkedIn for FREE

By | Social Media, Talent Acquisition Budget, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | 4 Comments

One of the key obstacles many talent acquisition leaders face is building their employer brand with limited or no budget.  While there are plenty of case studies and whitepapers out there to justify investment in employer branding, many corporate leaders are hesitant to provide large branding budgets.  For advice on how to ask for more investment, check out my previous…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for December 12, 2013

By | Digest, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | No Comments

It has been a busy week for interesting content in the talent acquisition space.  Here are a few of my favorite articles and posts: Is your intern program still primarily a summer jobs program for your executives’ relatives and your clients’ neighbors?  If it is, it is time to get serious about developing a program that creates a true talent pipeline…

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