Companies are struggling to fill positions are now force to rethink how to attract more talent. According to The New York Times reports, firms aren’t just considering upping the compensation. Some offer more flexibility, or taking risks to train unconventional workers who don’t meet traditional qualifications. A recent study cited “no experience necessary” roles have spiked by two-thirds compared to 2019. Sign on bonuses are now becoming a norm. Data also show minimum compensation requirements for people without college degrees are up 19%, with larger employers acknowledging blue-collar workers have gotten harder to retain. Continue reading New Dynamic of Candidate Attraction & How to Stay Competitive
After many years of corporate America focusing on employee optimization, studies are showing it’s all about team optimization. Here’s what Recruiting Leaders can learn! Continue reading Leaders, don’t be fooled by this bad habit!
When I last counted, I had over 50 emails sitting in my LinkedIn box asking me about the integration of AI and machine learning products. It seems like roughly 60% of the recruiting industry is dragging their feet when it comes to identifying new tools that will increase recruiter productivity. I’m not sure if it’s … Continue reading How Visage leverages AI + Human to source talent
Sure, “The great resignation” is coming according to Anthony Klotz, an associate professor of management at Texas A&M University but if you prepare correctly, you can use this as a competitive advantage. These are some simple tips to help recruiters advise their clients and prepare for the worst. Continue reading The GREAT RESIGNATION: 3 things you should be doing NOW to get ready
One of the first lessons taught to me when I entered the recruiting industry as an in-house recruiter was “external recruiting firms are our enemy.” Not knowing any better, I held this to be true for the first several years of my career. I understand the concept that internal recruiting groups should reduce the use … Continue reading Corporate Recruiters- It’s OK to engage third party search firms
Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Lincoln’s quote speaks to the value of preparation and having the right tools. In business, success is driven by thoughtful planning and effective implementation. Employer Branding is driven by the deepening relationships … Continue reading Energize and Organize Employer Branding – The Editorial Calendar
Being authentic helps separate you from your competition. Brands that embrace authenticity are perceived to be more trustworthy. Trustworthiness will help encourage client engagement and can turn your audience into brand advocates. Being authentic can be very scary at first and almost counterintuitive. If you believe that marketing is giving people what they ask for, then do it and be authentic. Continue reading What to do when your Employer Branding has “lost its groove” ( A lesson from Starbucks)
Recruitment methodology addresses the practices of each stage in the recruitment life-cycle and process. I did address in the book how the methodology allowed the recruiting team to function more efficiently but I have to be honest, it didn’t solve all of our problems. Here are three things a new recruiting methodology will not fix. Continue reading 3 Things a New Recruiting Methodology WILL NOT Fix
One of the first impressions a candidate will have on your firm is the recruiting process. Long, complicated and confusing procedures, including the application and interview process, can result in fewer candidates. The recruiting landscape continuous to evolve and compete for the attention of prospective candidates. Why not take the time to streamline your process … Continue reading Three Steps to Boost the Candidate Experience
As I look through my emails, I notice a scary trend-email after email from some of my favorite brands. Unlike the normal “salesy” emails, most of the brands I follow capture my interests with their content. If you don’t know what content marketing is, it’s loosely defined as a type of marketing that involves the … Continue reading Want more candidates? Create a recruitment marketing strategy!