7 Eye-Catching Recruiting Stats from Silkroad’s 2017 “Sourcing Report”

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There are many valuable sourcing stats and insights in the “Sources of Hire 2017 Report” from applicant tracking system company Silkroad. Here are the top 7 that caught my eye: 46% of employers had difficulty filling jobs in 2016 (up from 32% in 2015) 92% of employers expect an increase in competition for talent this year Employee referrals… Read more »

5 New Tools to Help You Write More Diverse Job Descriptions

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Here are 5 of the best tools to write more inclusive job descriptions to attract a more diverse team. Text Analyzer Ongig’s Text Analyzer software eliminates bias and improves ad copy. When you’re writing job descriptions, best practices to make them diverse include replacing gender-coded words and other types of bias (e.g., race, age, disability,… Read more »