Recruiters & Sourcers: Time to Value Up!

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 to survive talent scarcity at 2.5% unemployment and find the time in your day to...

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

When it comes to recruiting, 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 and you need to start from scratch. Let's talk about how to get the timing...

How To Reduce Reliance on Institutional Knowledge

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 of work? Let's go over how to reduce your team's reliance on institutional knowledge and...

The HireCast: Being a Recruiter During a Hiring Freeze

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! https://youtu.be/W9i5Hu6H654 Links Mentioned:Get HiringSolved for Free Follow us on Twitter! Further resources:Free Social Talent Resources

What Recruiting Metrics You Should Measure

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 do we use them? Recruiting metrics or KPIs are "measurements used to track hiring success...

The HireCast: Nurturing Candidates Through a Crisis

We’re all facing one of the most difficult moments of our lives. If we band together with generosity, care, patience, and empathy, we can come out the other side stronger. This week on The HireCast we're talking about how you as a recruiter can nurture your candidates through this crisis. https://youtu.be/t9Az_Fh8H14 Links mentioned: Get HiringSolved/Prophet for FreeThe helpful tweet that Devyn mentioned Follow us on Twitter!Further resources:Free Social Talent Resources

Visualize Internal Data: Make Your Black Box a Glass Box

Do you understand your internal data? Do you know how many candidates are sitting in your ATS or CRM? Does your team contact second-place candidates? Do you know where the candidates in your systems live or where they have worked before? You should. The Power of Internal Data Sourcers and recruiters spend years filling databases with outstanding candidates. They’ve searched, advertised, interviewed, and nurtured thousands, if not millions, of candidates....

Bridging the Gap Between Hiring Managers and Recruiters

Are you effectively working with hiring managers? Photo by Marcelo Dias from Pexels Every day we hear that recruiters expect hiring managers to understand the state of the hiring world and how their demands might be impossible and hiring managers expect recruiters to be able to create a perfect candidate that just doesn't exist. Yet, recent studies have shown that levels of satisfaction aren't as dire as they feel. In a report from...

Business Has Business Intelligence, Talent Needs Talent Intelligence

Have you heard of Talent Intelligence? Business Intelligence has been playing a role in the business world for centuries...seriously, the first written record of the term itself was from the Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes by Richard Devens in 1865.  It wasn’t until nearly 100 years later that Business Intelligence as a theory worked its way into our modern business practices. Hans Luhn, an IBM researcher, furthered the conversation...

HiringSolved Offers Free Recruiting Automation Software to Teams Hiring for COVID-19 Response Efforts

https://vimeo.com/402969352 We are thrilled to be offering our products including our flagship software, HiringSolved, and our sourcing tool, Prophet, free of charge to organizations recruiting for COVID-19 related efforts. We will be offering these products and our outstanding support services at no charge through the end of 2020. As we're seeing companies rushing to address the critical need for talent, we want to do what we can to support those...

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