A few years ago, I went to the SourceCon conference. During the event, one of the speakers asked the crowd how many people texted candidates and quite a few people raised their hand, more than I would have suspected at that time. Since then, I have continued to hear more and more people talk about texting candidates. If you’re not texting candidates, you might be behind the curve in today’s competitive talent market.
It seems like the recruiting industry was in a constant state of change throughout 2018. In the last 12 months, we faced an historically tight labor market, the initial impacts of Google’s entry into the talent acquisition space, and the gearing up for and the introduction of GDPR. Additionally, new technology disrupted the industry daily with mobile, social, and AI leading the charge. Let’s take a look back at some of the top recruitment news of 2018 and how key trends might transition into 2019.
A typical day for Drain is a whirlwind of screening resumes, interviewing candidates and helping people find their next career move. As Temporary Solutions, Inc.’s Senior Staffing Specialist and a recruiter in the D.C.-metro area since 2003, she is tuned in to all things temporary staffing.
With national unemployment at its lowest level in six years and employee confidence at a new high, now is the time for employers to get serious about how they're appealing to job seekers - particularly through the career page. Beyond just a list of open positions, a career page is an opportunity to highlight your company's people and culture as well as what sets it apart from other businesses. With that being said, here are six essential elements of a killer company career page:
Welcome to our first blog of our series “Workplace Reality with Raquel”! I’ll be sharing my personal experience and also getting insight from a variety of professional and experts, all in the hope that you learn something new about navigating the workplace.
Do you ever finish up an interview and feel like you have not learned enough information to make a good hiring decision? If so, it may be time to revise your interview style. An interview not only gives us a chance to ask questions about a candidate’s skills, but it is also a way to determine if someone will fit into our company culture. With a few updates and changes to your approach to interviews, you will be able to hire the best candidates.
Social recruiting is a booming trend that Human Resources teams are bound to invest more time and money into. According to Social Talent, hiring managers and recruiters now make most of their hires with the help of social media and only eleven percent of people applying for jobs aren't active on social media at all. You definitely don't want to be in that minority, so the Facebook job search tips below will help optimize your professional efforts on this powerful social media channel.