SHRM Talent Management Conference 2017 Summary

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Recently, HR and talent conferences have been coming fast and furious with SHRM Talent being the latest. Designed specifically for recruitment and talent pros, the SHRM Talent Management Conference shows the tools, resources, innovations and solutions needed to evolve human capital strategies. Here are some of the top tweets we found from the conference:  … Read more »

3 New Tools to Help You Write More Diverse Job Descriptions

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I want to give a quick-shout-out to 3 new tools to help you write job descriptions that attract a more diverse team. I found them helpful for things like word choice and organization, and some even address the underlying psychology of job descriptions.   Unitive Unitive is a new online platform created to streamline the hiring process for… Read more »

ERE Recruiting Conference 2017 Top Tweets & Insights

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The ERE Recruiting Conference 2017 spring session recently concluded and we wanted to give you some of the top insights and takeaways. The conference was focused specifically on talent acquisition strategy, technology, and leadership while also learning to create and leverage relationships within the HR industry. Here are some of the top tweets from great… Read more »

Top Recruiting and HR Conferences 2017

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If you’re looking for a comprehensive updated list of top recruiting and HR conferences, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re looking for talent acquisition specific conferences Ongig just published the Top Talent Acquisition Conferences 2017. Note: Conferences are listed in chronological order. List is updated periodically. 2017 HR People and Strategy Annual Conference (Apr…. Read more »

Best Talent Community Opt-In Pages

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Creating a Talent Community opt-in on your careers page and job descriptions is one of many ways to build a talent pipeline. Once you have an opt-in in place you can use 5 Easy Ways to Build a Killer Talent Community for some advance strategy. Here are some companies that have dedicated a whole page to the… Read more »

Taleo ATS Clients: You Can Still Have Great Looking Job Descriptions!

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Digital candidate experience, employer branding, and talent attraction are becoming key initiatives in recruiting and talent acquisition. Yet many applicant tracking systems (like Taleo) are falling short in these areas. We’ll break down a generic/default Taleo job description and then show you a couple of employers (Taleo clients) who use a recruitment marketing platform to… Read more »

Top Talent Acquisition Conferences 2017

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Here’s a list of top talent acquisition conferences Ongig has our eye on during the rest of 2017. I’ve included a few bullets on agenda items. I’ll keep this list updated as we find more talent acquisition conferences to add (so feel free to bookmark it!). Enjoy! ERE Recruiting Conference: The Future of Talent Acquisition (April 18-20, 2017 in San… Read more »

LinkedIn Recruitment Strategy: 7 Referral Candidates Through One Status Update

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I was chatting with a head of HR friend of mine this week and she needed some help. She was recently named head of HR for a public company and doesn’t have a recruiting manager to help grow the team. She also can’t make a big public push on the opening yet because of some corporate… Read more »

5 Most Common Reasons Your Job Descriptions Fail on Mobile (w/ fixes!)

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Many of you have job descriptions that fail the critical Google mobile test, negatively effecting your mobile recruiting strategy. We recently touched on this: Do Your Job Descriptions Pass the Google Mobile-Friendly Test? . The reason that you should care is that if you don’t fix these errors, Google will send more candidate traffic to your competitors… Read more »

Sneak Peak Look at Ongig’s 2017 Top ATS Annual Report on TotalPicture Podcast

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I recently joined Peter Clayton on his TotalPicture Radio Podcast. We discussed all things Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, & HR Tech, including a preview of Ongig’s Annual Applicant Tracking System Report. Here’s a brief list of questions Peter asked me.  What is the methodology you used to come up with your top ATS ranking? Why do you think there’s such a… Read more »

The New Marines Recruitment Ad Campaign Focuses on Attracting Millennials

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The Marines recently rolled out their latest recruitment ad campaign this past Friday focused on attracting women and millennials (those of recruiting age). Strategically placed, the ad campaign aired during the first round of the beloved March Madness college basketball tournament. “The campaign was created around three concepts, fighting self-doubt, fighting the nation’s battles and… Read more »

VR Job Simulator Game Reaches 200 Million Views on YouTube (in less than a year!)

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If you’re wondering whether virtual reality has a place in recruiting, check out these Job Simulator Videos on YouTube. Job Simulator is a virtual reality game by Owlchemy Labs where gamers can use PlayStation VR, Oculus Touch or HTC Vive to simulate what it’s like to work in these jobs: Videos of gamers simulating jobs like Office Worker, Store… Read more »

#SourceCon 2017 Conference Summary

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SourceCon’s first leg of its twice-a-year conference, which is focused on Sourcing, Recruiting, and Talent Acquisition, concluded this week. Sourcecon was packed with industry leaders, experts, and pros who shared insight and strategy on everything from candidate engagement strategy to artificial intelligence and machine learning. Don’t worry if you missed Sourcecon, here’s a brief rundown… Read more »

The Top 5 Mistakes Employers Make When Choosing a New ATS

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Last week, we did a Q&A with Talent Acquisition expert Elaine Davidson on How to Select a New Applicant Tracking System. In the interview, Elaine also listed the top mistakes she’s seen companies make when selecting an ATS. We decided to segment those out and include them here. Enjoy!   Considering Only the Trending Applicant Tracking Systems The company goes… Read more »

Choosing The Best Applicant Tracking System For Your Company

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Choosing the best applicant tracking system (ATS) software is a big decision for your company so we connected with ATS Integration expert Elaine Davidson and asked her some questions. Elaine has been a recruiting/talent acquisition leader at Blackrock, Pwc (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Capco. More recently, Elaine launched Beacon Lane Consulting, a trusted advisor to CHROs, CEOs and Talent Acquisition… Read more »