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 »

#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 »

Hyatt Utilizes Recruitment Videos On Job Descriptions

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Hyatt Recruitment Video for Guest Services Job Description

Hyatt is using position-specific recruitment videos on job descriptions for key roles (see below). Recruitment videos on job pages is a great strategy for prioritized/key role job openings as we discussed in this article: video job descriptions engage the candidate and increase time on page. These videos aren’t limited by a long list of duties and… Read more »

2017 Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (SRSC) Insights: Day 2

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The  2017 Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (SRSC) has begun and is creating quite a buzz in the talent acquisition/recruiting industry. In case you’re missing it here are the 5 key points that the SRSC will cover: In-depth practical recruiting tips Strategies to turn passive candidates into active candidates Engaging employees in order to develop a… Read more »

Boomerang Employees: A Free Source of Qualified Candidates

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Software Advice, an applicant tracking software consultancy, recently released an infographic (preview below) on why boomerang employees are booming. Here are some highlights:     Over 3 million workers left their jobs by choice in July 2016. 40% of employees say they would consider returning to a company where they previously worked. 76% of HR professionals say they… Read more »

USA Crushes In “Appeal” Factor Segment of 2016 IMD World Talent Report

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IMD recently released its 2016 World Talent Report  and ranked the USA 14th (out of 61 participating countries) in the 2016 World Talent Ranking. Note: IMD is also known for its World Competitiveness Ranking and Business Competitiveness Report. IMD bases its World Talent Rankings on 3 primary factors: Investment & Development, Appeal, and Readiness. We focused on… Read more »

Best Tweets From The TA Tech Conference 2016

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The Human Resource Executive TA Tech Conference had Twitter ablaze the past couple of days. The conference was focused on talent acquisition technology in 3 areas: Sourcing & Assessment, Candidate Engagement, and Talent Strategy. Here are some of the best tweets from the TA Tech Conference: @RGoldberg began to show pics of employees in their… Read more »

How To Eliminate A Negative Candidate Experience On Your Job Descriptions

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Softwareadvice.com ran a survey of around 300 job seekers to figure out the top pain points of the online job application process. There was a section about job descriptions and what candidates felt were most negative about them:   Here’s how you can alleviate these pain points: Problem: Job Description lacks detail. Detail is key… Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 3

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Here are some valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry from Day 3 at Linkedin Talent Connect:   Top drivers of engagement at LinkedIn #TalentConnect pic.twitter.com/BDNXkdmA62 — Glen Cathey (@GlenCathey) October 7, 2016   Lever’s research found 1 in 16 referrals are hired. For reference, Tableau’s ratio is 7:1. #talentconnect pic.twitter.com/4rIzB9fP4z — Glen Cathey… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 3

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Back at for Day 3 of the HR Tech Conference! Here were some top tweets and insights:   How has employer value prop changed? 1) We know now how employees feel about the company (social). – @TrishMcFarlane @Madtarquin #HRTechConf — Brian Halligan (@brianhalligan) October 6, 2016   Employer value prop used to be about benefits…. Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 2

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Day 2 of Linkedin Talent Connect had social media buzzing with tons of valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry. Here were some of the top tweets: Eek! The average candidate spends 14 seconds on your #jobdescription, so creating compelling content is super important. #TalentConnect — Greenhouse Software (@Greenhouse) October 6, 2016  … Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 1

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Linkedin Talent Connect the premiere annual event for the global talent industry started on Wednesday October 6th and provided some great insights and numbers on the current and future landscape of recruiting and talent acquisition. Here are some top tweets from Day 1:   “Brands who are social are 68% more likely to attract the… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 2

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Here are some top tweets from Day 2 of the HR Tech Conference:   “#HR leaders must be business leaders” – @s_markberry on the money at #HRTechConf pic.twitter.com/oHhcl5CbBD — David Green (@david_green_uk) October 5, 2016   Top initiatives for small businesses: Social Enablement, Workforce Planning, HR App Integrations – @SierraCedar #HRTechConf — Robert J Johnson… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 1

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The HR Technology Conference kicked off yesterday, covering all of the latest trends – SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, and Big Data in the Human Resources industry. Here are some of the top tweets from Day 1:   The new world of People Analytics #HRTechConf #HRTech @Josh_Bersin pic.twitter.com/v0hVDDYsD3 — Vishal Saha (@vishalsaha)… Read more »

Tips For Recruiting Qualified Engineers & Developers

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Qualified engineers and developers are high in demand and low in supply, making them a very valuable asset. This puts your company in direct recruiting competition with every other company across the spectrum from start-ups to medium-sized to giant name brand corporations. The desperation for employers to recruit and hire qualified engineers and developers turns… Read more »