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Three recruitment marketing trends that will dominate 2019


By Kristina Marti? In order to predict the state of the recruitment industry in 2019, let’s start by a quick recapitulation of the key recruitment challenges in 2018. According to Glassdoor, 76% of hiring managers reported that attracting top talent was their greatest challenge in 2018. This finding comes as no surprise considering that US […]

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15% of job seekers now land a job through social media


By Macy Bayern Nearly 15% of job seekers today use social media to find their next job, according to a Clutch survey released on Wednesday. Depending on the industry, employers focus on different social media platforms when recruiting, the survey found. For example, more creative or visual industries typically look to Instagram, while more traditional […]

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Software to Check People Before Recruitment


BY Melissa Thompson A crucial part of recruitment is to check people ahead of any potential hire and in doing so you can find out a huge amount of information about the candidate. There is a lot of software available on the market which can support you in doing this and here are the best […]

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Top 5 most competitive industries of 2019

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Momentum in the recruitment industry is shifting in 2019. From a high volume of employers fighting for the top candidates – to a high volume of candidates fighting for the best roles. Having more candidates this year, however, doesn’t mean employers will have it easy filling in vacancies. New research suggests employers will only have […]

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Social media for recruitment faces a human glitch


By Patrick Thibodeau Employee referral software can use social media for recruitment to find connections between existing employees and the people they know, but there’s a human glitch: The employees don’t always want to do it. Employees are less likely to refer a job candidate in a similar field if the candidates are seen as […]

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Recruitment requirements in 2019 to attract top talent


Every changing year brings new requisites in the recruitment industry and 2019 is no different. To beat the substantial competition in recruitment and stay ahead, you need to grasp and instigate the latest trends as soon as possible. The hiring process has been changed over the years, involving technology, marketing trends and strategies based on […]

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Small Business Guide to Recruiting Etiquette


By Kayla Harrison, Small Business Guide to Recruiting Etiquette It’s easy for big companies to attract talent with brand names, effective marketing strategies and employee benefits. There comes a challenge for small businesses when they search for new hires. However, these businesses can draw in job seekers with unique features, high values and a positive […]

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Are Your Recruiting Coordinators Brand Ambassadors or Scheduling Assistants?


Your recruiting coordinators are the front-line troops of your talent acquisition operation and shepherd candidates through your interviewing and hiring process. To the talent you’re trying to attract, recruiting coordinators are a trusted contact who can assist in learning more about your company and opportunity. Until a candidate accepts your offer and joins your team, […]

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Why recruitment alone is a weak talent strategy

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By Tom Chapman Richard Florida authored a piece entitled “America’s Looming Creativity Crisis” in the Harvard Business Review ( published In October 2004. He presciently identified a challenge that was facing and continues to face the United States – the inability to find the “creative class”. In the article, Florida writes, “Today, virtually the entire […]

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These companies get gold stars for their recruitment processes


By Vicki Salemi Countless job seekers are still getting ghosted by employers or seeing their enormous, time-consuming online job applications disappear into a black hole. Consequently, recruiting gets a bad rap. Fortunately, despite some companies’ weak practices, others are making all the right moves. On Monday [OCT 15] in Orlando, Fla., the Talent Board (, […]

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A recruiter’s guide to writing a job description

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Content is king. There are millions of jobs for job seekers to go through and attain potential recruits and if you do not pique their interest from the beginning, there is a high risk of them moving on to next job. Content is king with regards to recruitment advertising as well. Like all marketing activities, […]

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Attract Candidates, Don’t Just Track Them


By Joanne McDonagh It is safe to say with the amount of statics out there, recruitment marketing is not a fad. That being said, there is still a reasonably sized group of professionals in the recruitment industry that don’t realise the difference between an ATS and recruitment marketing software. Often thinking that they have to […]

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Benefits And Shortcomings Of Blind Hiring In The Recruitment Process


By John Feldmann – Communications Specialist for Insperity Recruiting Services Most companies are well aware of the importance of employing a diverse workforce. Diversity in areas such as employee background, race, gender, age and religion sends a message of inclusivity both inside and outside the company, creating a competitive advantage in a diverse world. However, […]

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Is AI better at recruitment than humans?


By Poorna Rodrigo The technology behind artificial intelligence (AI)-led recruitment is ready for take-off. Across Asia, ambitious start-ups and tech giants alike are launching software, from chatbots to full-service candidate management systems, that claim to take the hard work out of hiring. Automated software, at its most basic, can conduct conversations with candidates that save […]

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How to hire for high growth companies

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By Sreelesh Pillai is the General Manager, Freshworks Australia A great company is built on great talent, and for this very reason, hiring teams can take an immense amount of time and effort with their hiring process. This is especially true for high-growth companies that tend to see their headcount skyrocket year-on-year. For example, when […]

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AI-enabled recruitment management systems seek out bias

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By Patrick Thibodeau Employers are increasingly using recruitment management systems as a way to recognize unconscious bias and improve hiring diversity. In the process, they’re changing their own HR hiring practices. One of the goals is to hire based on cognitive diversity, which encompasses people with different perspectives and problem-solving abilities. The approach is different […]

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Mobile First Is The Future For Recruitment Strategy


By Othamar Gama Filho – CEO at In today’s world, smartphones are one of the most powerful tools we possess, and are used for far more than just communication. Even for job searches, which previously required thumbing through classified ads or searching on a desktop, mobile’s popularity has taken off. In fact, strategic consultancy […]

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Three Recommendations To Help Solve Tech’s Diversity Problem


By Stephanie Bravo – founder of From human resources to the executive suite, tech leaders have often decried that they can’t find qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds. They will often cite the “pipeline” as the problem, shifting responsibility to colleges and universities for not graduating enough STEM students to fill their open positions. Their […]

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How to Make Sure Your Candidates’ Data is Safe During Recruitment


By Amelia Dermott If you’re a hiring manager, you probably receive a lot of personal data from many potential job candidates. That type of information is usually sensitive and needs to be kept secure. Recruiters are dealing with massive amounts of such information, but the topic of candidate data safety almost never comes up. Most […]

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Eight Reasons Why Social Recruiting Beats Traditional Recruiting


Nice Article by – It has always been challenging to recruit top talent. Companies world over are turning towards social recruiting to source candidates easier and quicker. Social recruitment is a very trending concept. In simple terms, it is the process of hiring qualified job seekers through multiple social networking sites, other websites and […]

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