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Total Talent Management (TTM) is a holistic approach to managing permanent staffing requirements (RPO) and contingent workforce requirements (MSP) into an integrated system. Organizational Barriers to Talent Acquisition Almost 69% of global organizations are facing a talent crunch. Adding to the shortage is the older generation who are retiring before the younger generation is ready
You’ve got a great opening in your business for the right person. How do you write an advertisement that attracts the right type of candidate? Based upon research and data from Resume-Library and its sister company CV-Library, we have six tips that are sure to have people applying, and help you to get that vacancy
According to the US Department of Labor, the cost of a bad hire is 30% of an employee’s first-year earnings. Bad hire costs go beyond explicit and include tremendous implicit costs because of the ripple effect in the workplace. It takes a toll on the hiring manager, the morale of the colleagues, the product, and
For years, organizations gave digital transformation lip service. However, when the pandemic hit in 2020, organizations were forced to pivot immediately as their workforces transitioned to remote work, forcing companies to embrace digital transformation. This transformation increased the demand for digital tech skills and opened more positions for skills related to critical technologies such as
The process of finding quality talent often mirrors looking for a needle in a haystack. A day in the life of a recruiter includes going through inbound resumes, following up with prospects, reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, scheduling interviews, collaborating with hiring managers, and much more. This sounds overwhelming, with no day ever being the same.
Passive candidates make up 70% of the global workforce, while semi-active and active candidates make up 30%. Companies cannot survive by recruiting from only 30% of the available talent pool. To scale and succeed through the talent wars, companies must attract both active and passive candidates to fill every open position. Who are Passive Candidates?
Recruitment marketing is the process of attracting, engaging, nurturing, and retaining potential talent through marketing strategies by creating a strong employer brand and by promoting an employee value proposition (EVP). It is about creating an engaging candidate experience throughout the recruitment funnel to interact with passive as well as active candidates. With 75% of the
DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) measures are being adopted worldwide by organizations with proven outcomes of increased creativity and innovation. Organizations are working toward bringing unbiased recruitment strategies to provide equal opportunities despite the diversity every individual brings. Each organization has its own DEI hiring goal. The first milestone is to realize the benefits of diversity
An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is software that transforms the manual cumbersome process of hiring into a seamless tech-based easy recruitment process. An AI-powered ATS solves many of the challenges a recruiter faces with an array of capabilities, ranging from handling huge databases of candidates to customizing the candidate experience. This ultimately improves the quality
Since every millennial and Gen Z-er is using social media platforms, the recruitment industry is also shifting toward social hiring – better known as social recruiting. More than 80% of recruiters today use social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as web forums and job boards to hire candidates. 70% of the
This article was originally published in Resume-Library. Find the original publication here. How to Improve Candidate Quality It’s no secret that quality is often more important than quantity. And this is no different when it comes to hiring. After all, higher quality candidates are more likely to be top performers, stay in the business for
News flash! LinkedIn currently has over 645 million users in more than 200 countries across the globe. Yup, that’s right – 645 million. Today, nearly half of these total users are active users, and with an average of two new members signing up for LinkedIn per second (172,800+ per day!), the opportunity is getting greater
Let’s face it, whether you like it or not, millennials are taking over today’s workforce. By 2025, it is estimated that 75% of the global workforce will be millennials. In other words, if you’re not paying attention to this generation, or haven’t started targeting them through your recruiting methods, you’re already behind everyone else. Regardless
Hiring talent is not easy. Oftentimes, employers focus on just a particular skill set and from that angle only, try to determine whether the candidate is qualified for the job. Sometimes, they focus on attitude and cultural fit, yet, not as thorough as necessary. Of course – both cultural and skill fit is very important
Technology moves fast, and as a recruiter, you cannot be exempt from developments and must, in fact, be a leader. This article outlines some of the technology which has recently come into play within recruiting, so read, learn, and get involved so you and your company’s recruiting practices stay relevant. 1. Mobile Unless you’ve found
Recruitment can be a long and expensive prospect, but any business with growth ambitions must go through the process at some point. With the US currently facing a skills shortage and a decrease in the pool of talent, businesses are struggling to get enough qualified or skilled candidates through the door. The tech sector, in
For a candidate job hunting/researching your company online, their journey will typically start by visiting your website’s careers page. probably go and look for company reviews on sites like Glassdoor to try and build a picture of what it’s like to work for your brand. Candidates will also go one step further and not only
Hiring the best people, aka top talent, will always be a challenge for SMBs when compared to large organizations. Along with the competitive market, a shrinking talent pool means less (and sometimes lesser) options. The difference between continuing to struggle and finally taking that next step towards becoming a thriving business lies in understanding how
Finding the best talent means exploring all potential channels, and from there deciding which professionals are perfect for your vacancy. If you stick to just one outlet for posting a new vacancy, potential star candidates might miss your job listing. Just as job seekers must use every viable method to discover the right vacancies, recruiters
Technology is in a constant state of flux and changing the way we live, our decision-making, and playing a huge role in the way businesses function. Mobile recruiting is all the rage and businesses that want to stay competitive must ride the crest of technology or face the prospect of redundancy. The great thing about
After years of searching for and recruiting candidates, we have come up with a checklist that reflects our method for finding exceptional talent. The steps below are a mix of performance-based hiring techniques and marketing tips we have picked up throughout our years in the industry. Give this checklist a shot on your next search. Prepare a
Recruiters are pretty social beings by nature, which is a good thing because being social is a big part of the job. Client meetings, candidate coffee dates, and industry events – it really is just another day at (or out of) the office. Recruiters connect people with opportunities and to do this, they rely on
Have you ever wondered why skilled specialists are sometimes rejected by a recruiter as being unprofessional, yet accepted by another as a gem? The workforce of any company hugely depends on its recruiting skills. Some recruiters have sharp skills and are wildly successful, while others aren’t, losing their best candidates without even listening to them.
If you’re having trouble placing candidates or your recruitment process isn’t running as smoothly as you would have hoped, it may be time to take a step back and assess what exactly is going wrong. Sometimes even the smallest of changes can make a world of difference, so it’s worth taking the time to identify
In 2018, you’d be hard-pressed to find any successful business without a blogging presence. Whether businesses are truly committed to blogging or not is one thing, but most at least play along because they’ve repeatedly been told that it’s a best practice. But, despite the fact that most businesses have blogs, very few realize just
In a sea of mediocre-to-good applications, it’s important to be able to recognize good resumés quickly. A great resumé is one that compels you to call them immediately, or at the very least, leave you in no doubt that you should be putting them in the “yes” pile. Since the average recruiter can spend as
If you’re a recruiter, no matter where you work or what kind of corporation you work for, it is in your and your company’s best interests to stay abreast of the latest trends in the recruitment world. These days it’s not good enough to simply place an ad and hope you’ll fill the position; more
We all know the benefits of hiring recent grads. They’re cost-effective, eager to work, and impressionable. However, attracting and hiring the best of these candidates might pose a challenge seeing as everyone is after them. Rudimentary recruiting strategies no longer work. Today, most talented and qualified grads are getting offers from multiple companies before they
Millennials have been blamed of ruining certain American staples, with the gamut running from diamonds to department stores. And sure, they have been accused of killing the 9 to 5 work week, however, many employers can look past that, having realized that their education, tech-savviness, and fresh vision can be key to a company’s success.
It can be really difficult to recruit qualified candidates. While almost all of us agree with this statement, many view it as a bad thing. In reality, this is actually good news for staffing firms because if it were easy to find great candidates, there would be no need for recruiters and their services. That
For successful recruiting, you first need to get your job openings in front of the right candidates. One good way to do this is by utilizing Facebook – the platform where many people from around the world spend a significant amount of their time. Facebook, though not traditionally used for recruitment, now allows US and