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Why Your Recruiters Suck at Getting Ahold of Tech Talent — and What to Do About It

In Sourcing, Tech Talent Acquisition by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Think about the tech talent you want. They’re the social media denizens, the majordomos of technical web forums, the smartphone addicts. They are fully immersed in different digital worlds — creating them, leading evolutions in the thinking around them, and honing their skills within them. So, why are your recruiters still calling them? You and your recruiters already know they …

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When Will You Attract the Most Talent? Study Reveals Job Seekers’ Habits

In Sourcing, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

In every day of 2016, an average of 1.2% of Americans looked for work, according to a survey from the Department of Labor examining the patterns and characteristics of job seekers. Here are some key points: Time spent on job searches averaged 2.5 hours daily Search activity peaked between 10 AM and 2 PM on weekdays Tuesdays between 11 AM …

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Referrals Remain Highest Hiring Source

In Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery

In 2016, 45% of internal hires and 30% of all hires came from referrals more than any other individual source, says SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire report. Incidental benefits from hiring referrals include better retention rates, lower hiring costs, and more quality hires.   Even though 62% of interviews come from external sources such as job boards, staffing agencies, and job …

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Job Platform Helps Companies Find Diverse Candidates

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Companies looking to diversify their talent pool now have a resource to directly connect them to candidates of color. The new job platform Jopwell is open to all but mainly serves to connect companies with black, Latino, and Native American students and professionals. Jopwell was started by two former Goldman Sachs employees who kept hearing that companies had a difficult …

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How Recruiters Should Be Using Text Messaging

In Recruiting Millennials, Sourcing, Staffing and Recruiting Trends by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Everyone seems to be glued to their phones these days, and the talent you’re searching for is no different. And what people love to do most with their phones isn’t scanning their Facebook feed, checking their emails, or making phone calls. It’s texting. Here’s how your recruiting team should be using text messaging to attract top talent. Reach candidates where …

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How to Get More Travel Nursing Leads with Inbound Marketing

In Healthcare Staffing, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Travel nurses are constantly busy working different shift hours, having adventures, and exploring new cities. It can make getting their attention really tough. They don’t always have time to listen to voicemails or even read (let alone return) an email. Inbound marketing techniques can help recruiters break through the noise and save your recruiters’ time. Here’s how. What is Inbound …

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Learn How to Become a Great Social Recruiter

In Recruiting Millennials, Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Social recruiting uses social media channels to source talent. Recruiters use platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat to attract, identify, and engage potential candidates. Below are introductory lessons to all things social recruiting. The two options of study for each lesson work with how much time you have: Quick Tip gets you up to speed on the basics of …

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Storytelling for Staffing Agencies

In Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

He was 21 when he started a business revolution in a friend’s suburban garage. Ten years later, they would introduce a product that changed how most Americans live. 1984 aired during the Superbowl. To this day, the commercial is considered a marketing hallmark and continues to receive awards for its impact. It aired in the United States only twice. Steve …

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Gonzo Recruiting – How to Land Top Candidates by Being Outrageous

In Recruiting Millennials, Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

To play with game changers, you’ll need tactics that inspire with intrigue and interest. Leave ordinary recruitment to your competitors and, instead, find gonzo recruitment inspiration in the examples below. Tinder your way to a great candidate Most people go on Tinder to find a special someone, but some companies like Amazon and Fetch use it to attract professional prospects. …