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How Much a Recruiter Can Do Versus How Much They Should

Posted on May 12, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

Recruiters and sourcers are some of the most passionate employees out there. They will move heaven and earth to get their candidates hired. Their dedication to their jobs is second to none. Unfortunately, this passion often translates to recruiting teams working exceptionally long hours and diminishing returns on quality of work, not to mention the . . .

Managing Your Team’s Expectations of an ATS

Posted on May 8, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

We shared a post on the blog earlier this week talking about the expectations that we put on our ATS/CRM systems and how they affect the ROI of your tech stack. We also know that as a team leader you’re the one fielding these concerns about your ATS, so how do you tackle your team’s . . .

Stop Waiting for Your Cat to Bark

Posted on May 6, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

We realize this title sounds absurd, but hear us out. The ATS is designed to do one thing: hold and track your applicants. As we mentioned in a past blog post: The problem arises when users want to extract and search that data. That’s just not what ATSs are built for. After endless hours of . . .

Paving the Path to the Future of Work

Posted on April 29, 2020, by Shon Burton

Why we created Paths HiringSolved started because I was forced to do contingency recruiting. I was an unemployed engineer and my recruiter-friend talked me into it. I thought: “I’m an engineer, I’ll be recruiting other engineers” –it sounded like easy money! Boy was I wrong! We started out on contingency reqs to hire brilliant engineers . . .

What If Recruiters Became Talent Advisors?

Posted on April 28, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

Recruiters are at the front lines of hiring. They see it all; the good, the bad, and the just plain unnecessary. They are getting handed requisitions from hiring managers with outlandish requirements that leave them struggling to fill a pipeline. Then the only feedback they’re hearing is, “I just want to talk to one more . . .

Recruiters & Sourcers: Time to Value Up!

Posted on April 27, 2020, by Heather Thomas

Earlier this week, a former colleague of mine reached out on Facebook and asked, “Hey, can you come and inspire my team on how to use this downtime? I have a great team and they just need a pep talk.” I was honored, of course, then terrified. All of my speeches have been about how . . .

Finding the Right Person at the Right Time for the Right Job

Posted on April 23, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

When it comes to hiring, timing is everything. As a recruiter, you need to be able to find the right person, approach them at the right time, and get the offer to them quickly. If even one step is out of sync, you are left scrambling. Worst case scenario? Your candidate gets a quicker offer . . .

How To Reduce Reliance on Tribal Knowledge

Posted on April 22, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

Institutional knowledge, tribal knowledge, institutional memory…whatever your team calls it, it can pose a problem. When your team relies on unwritten knowledge to be successful, the risks are too high. What happens if that leader leaves? What if the person who knew how to manage that tech program gets sick and takes a month off . . .

The HireCast: Being a Recruiter During a Hiring Freeze

Posted on April 20, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

There are a lot of teams out there facing hiring freezes or major pullbacks on hiring initiatives. But you’re a recruiter. What do you do without any jobs to fill? We’ve got suggestions for you! Links Mentioned:Get HiringSolved for Free Follow us on Twitter! Further resources:Free Social Talent Resources

What Recruiting Metrics You Should Measure

Posted on April 17, 2020, by Devyn Hinchee

Tracking, analyzing, and acting on data is what separates the successful from the stagnant in recruiting. As a Talent Acquisition leader, you need to know what recruiting metrics to track and how to make sure your team is growing appropriately. Peter Drucker said it best, “What gets measured gets improved.” What are metrics and why . . .

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