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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 …
Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:00

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.
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:00

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 …
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:00

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 …
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 09:00

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…
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:30

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 …
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 09:00

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 …
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 09:00

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…
Tue, 08/27/2019 - 08:30

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 …
Mon, 08/26/2019 - 09:00

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, …
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 09:00

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.
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:00

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” …
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 09:00

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…
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:30

Experiencing Talent FOMO? Hiring Events Could Be the Answer
The Internet has made a lot of things in life easier. Don’t know what something is? Google it. Don’t have a storefront to advertise your open roles? Post them online. However, the accessibility of the Internet can create more work for recruiters — for example, imagine having 500 positions to fill at warehouses opening in five different cities. You could …
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 09:00

Women in Trucking: How They’re Disrupting the Industry
A plentiful job market may sound like great news for everyone — but while low unemployment benefits job seekers, it can actually hurt industries facing worker shortages, such as trucking. These companies are now struggling to fill open positions and prepare for future growth.  Trucking’s challenges demand new approaches to hiring, such as venturing outside the traditional talent pool. While …
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:00

Recruitment Marketing: What It Takes to Do It Right
In his book “Outliers,” author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the theory that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” to become an expert in a field. Since then, the theory has come under criticism. But even if that sounds like much too long for you (as it does for me), there’s no question that mastery or greatness doesn’t just …
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00

Programmatic, money, and yes, programmatic: news of the job board industry
As in last month’s update, the acquisition of programmatic companies continues apace. But there’s also new investment and some quarterly results as well. Let’s see what we’ve got!: DHI announces Q2 results: DHI announced that Dice’s 2nd quarter revenues were $23.2…
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:30

Nexxt Announces Enhanced Text2Hire Conversation Product
We at Nexxt are excited to announce a software upgrade to our Text2Hire Conversation product. According to a survey, only 14% of the workforce is actively looking for a job, but 73% are open to receiving new job opportunities via text message. Nexxt’s Text2Hire Conversation allows clients to start dialogs with targeted groups of candidates pulled from the more than 8+ million in-demand job seekers who have opted-in to receive text messages about new opportunities and other career information...
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:00

How to Craft a Job Description Gen Z Will Actually Read
If you’re paying any attention to Gen Z, you’ve likely come across this number: 61 million. That’s how many people born after 1996 are about to enter the workforce (and some already have)! According to a Bloomberg analysis of UN data, the global population of Generation Z will outnumber millennials this year. So just when you’ve mastered writing a …
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 09:00

Free the Potential of the PhD Candidate and Tap into a Rich Talent Pool
Have you ever received a job application from a PhD graduate and weren’t sure what to do with it? These applicants are often overlooked due to common misconceptions that prevent recruiters from tapping into a rich talent pool. “What PhD candidates are looking for is that opportunity to prove themselves [and] learn some new things,” says Vay Cao,  founder of …
Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:00

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