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Legal woes and lots of growth: news of the job board industry
As summer slips into fall (at least in the Northern hemisphere), the pace of announcements, acquisitions, and fund raising has failed to slacken in our industry. Google Hire is going away, SEEK continues to grow, and LinkedIn loses in the legal realm, at least for now. Let’s take a closer look: Recruit – and Indeed – are up: Recruit reported revenue rose 5.1% in its fiscal first quarter ended June 30 with the fastest revenue growth happening in its “HR Technology” segment...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:30



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Introducing Seen by Indeed
It’s no secret that tech recruiting can be a challenging landscape. In fact, recruiting leaders say it’s 65% more competitive than other fields. And with nearly two out of three recruiting executives now reporting tech talent as a critical segment for organizations, hiring for these roles is only likely to continue to grow as employers of all sizes and industries …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:00



Online Recruiting News
Drained by Office Drama? Here’s How to Ditch It
We’ve all experienced the meeting that turns into a complaint session, the coworker who turns everything in late or that nagging feeling that a team member doesn’t have your back. These workplace scenarios can disrupt your day, sap creative juices and generate growing tensions. But why are they so common?  According to New York Times best-selling author Cy Wakeman, it …
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:00



Online Recruiting News
Help the Doctor! Take the 2019-20 Recruiting Site Trends survey!
You know, even a Doctor needs some help every now and then. Yes, it’s that time of the year – time for the 2019-20 Global Recruiting Site Trends survey! To make it useful, I need your help and input! In…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Help the Doctor! Take the 2019-20 Recruiting Site Trends survey!
You know, even a Doctor needs some help every now and then. Yes, it’s that time of the year – time for the 2019-20 Global Recruiting Site Trends survey! To make it useful, I need your help and input! In addition to the usual valuable info on what recruiting services are doing (or planning to do), I’ve included questions about other important industry issues. Whether you are a job board, recruitment platform, aggregator, sourcing tool, staffing agency, or something completely...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:30



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From Gen Z to Baby B: How to Retain New Hires
Congratulations! You’ve hired a group of great new employees whose resumes check all the boxes. Go-getters with great mind-sets, skills and experience, their references check out, and former bosses describe them as team players and self-starters. Those newbies who are brand new to the working world got great recommendations out of their internships and teachers. They start in the coming …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:00



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How to Recruit Recent College Grads
Today’s job market is extremely competitive. Many companies are competing with one another to snag top talent. One of the greatest pools of untapped talent lies in recent college graduates. Each summer, graduates embark into the world, eager to make a professional impact. Their skills, drive, and unique perspectives can create immense value for an organization, but the competition amongst companies is fierce.
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00



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How Successful Teams Tackle Difficult Conversations
From delivering performance reviews to saying no to extra projects, difficult conversations are part of life. The ability to tackle tough issues with tact and respect is an important skill for any professional. By cultivating a culture of trust and openness and fostering strong communication practices, you can successfully navigate tricky topics and help your team thrive.  But while that’s …
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:00



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Build a Bulletproof Recruitment Strategy with These Critical Steps
If you’re a seasoned recruiter, you’re probably a bit skeptical about the idea of a “bulletproof” recruitment strategy. By nature, recruiting is dynamic, relying upon many unpredictable factors, from the requests of hiring managers to the possibility that your candidates might ghost on you. In short, recruiting is constantly in flux: needs change, markets fluctuate and technologies rotate in …
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 09:00



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A good anniversary
NOTE: It’s the 2 year anniversary of the Doctor’s heart attack. Yay!  In case you’re wondering, he’s doing fine. But he thinks the post he wrote after the original event is worth a re-read! I almost died on Tuesday. Let…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
A good anniversary
NOTE: It’s the 2 year anniversary of the Doctor’s heart attack. Yay!  In case you’re wondering, he’s doing fine. But he thinks the post he wrote after the original event is worth a re-read! I almost died on Tuesday. Let me explain. I had just released a post on the latest Recruiting Trends survey and was feeling pretty good. Then I went for my daily 1-mile walk – from my house, to the coffee shop, and back (yes, I live in a small town). As I left, I noticed my arms...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:30



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Who You Gonna Call? How to Stop Ghosting in its Tracks
In our series for Indeed’s Ghosting Week, we’ve explored how, when and why job seekers ghost employers during the hiring process. Now it’s time to stop ghosting in its tracks. In this final post, we’ll take everything we’ve learned and transform it into action — offering easy-to-implement, research-based strategies you can use to prevent ghosting.   You may be thinking, “Isn’t …
 Online Recruiting News - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 09:00



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Ghosting Unmasked: Listen to the Voices Behind the Epidemic
If you want to know something, just ask. In our second installment of Indeed’s Ghosting Week series, we delve into the minds of job seekers to reveal why some disappear during the hiring process — and why others would never consider becoming a ghost.  As we showed in our previous post, ghosting is a new and growing practice that causes …
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 08/28/2019 - 09:00



Online Recruiting News
Is offline the new online? Deja vu all over again!
As famed New York Yankee (and St. Louis native) Yogi Berra once said, “It’s deja vu all over again.” While he was talking about baseball, the comment could easily apply to the recruitment marketing business these days – specifically, the…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Is offline the new online? Deja vu all over again!
As famed New York Yankee (and St. Louis native) Yogi Berra once said, “It’s deja vu all over again.” While he was talking about baseball, the comment could easily apply to the recruitment marketing business these days – specifically, the resurgence of offline to supplement (or even replace) online hiring. Don’t believe me? Well…”Indeed is introducing a service to organize and promote hiring events so that employers can focus on hiring and not on event management,”...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 08:30



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The Ghosting Guide: An Inside Look at Why Job Seekers Disappear
A truly scary trend has emerged in the last year: employers are getting ghosted by job seekers. From ditching job interviews to not showing up on the first day, candidates are disappearing without a trace — and ghosting during the hiring process is now one of the biggest problems in recruiting. Ghosting originated in the online dating world, where new …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 09:00



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What Do Tech Workers Really Want?
When we think about today’s tech workplace, we often picture a number of high-profile perks: ping-pong tables, on-site gyms and elaborate snack bars, to name a few. But perks won’t keep staff satisfied if there are fundamental differences between what they want and what the company can provide. So what’s really most important to today’s tech staff? To find out, …
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 09:00



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Global Recruitment Insights: Decoding What International Candidates Want
Boston Consulting Group partnered with The Network & their team of 50 leading recruitment websites in over 197 countries to survey over 366,000 workforce respondents. They explored where these people lived & what lines of work they were in, where they would like to live, and what motivates them, so we can use that information to help target talent easier.
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:00



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Dress for Success: How Going Casual Can Help Attract Talent
What we are expected to wear to work is ingrained in us at a very young age. We’re taught that firefighters wear brimmed helmets, doctors wear white coats and businesspeople wear suits.  But as the workplace has modernized, so have our outfits. Over time, what people wear to work has evolved from once-mandatory skirts and ties to the “business casual” …
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 09:00



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What if?: an exercise for your business
If you read my monthly news roundup (and if you don’t, you should!), you have probably noticed that a fair amount of the content is on companies getting funding. Why? Well, for one thing, big (or even moderate) money is…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:30





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