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Does Your Team Have a Clear Candidate Pipeline?

These days, finding the right candidate is about who you know. While your job ad may generate resumes, the best candidates are often the passive, hidden talent, that only an active candidate pipeline can uncover. What is a candidate pipeline, how can you build one, and how can it benefit your business? What is a Candidate Pipeline? Reactive recruiting is the old “post and pray” method. That’s where companies would write an ad, place it on a job board, sit back, and wait for resumes to come in. Sure, it’s a good idea to have a few passive lines in [...]

May 21st, 2021|HR, Management, Recruiters|

How to Properly Engage With Potential Candidates Online

Attracting candidates online is getting harder. There’s so much clutter out there. But we know candidate engagement is hugely important to today’s hiring efforts, particularly so because the unemployment rate is so low.   Engaging with candidates is just part of optimizing their experience with your company. Here are some of the best ways to reach out to candidates, connect, and keep them interested in your company.   Recruiting Success and Candidate Engagement  Today, social media can help you find out a lot about a candidate before they ever walk into your business. When you find the candidate that’s right for your [...]

March 27th, 2020|Management|

3 Alternatives to Spending Your Day Cold Calling Job Applicants

Recruiters are continually hunting for job candidates. There are a variety of techniques to fill job orders. One of them is the dreaded cold call. Many times, staffing agencies tie a key performance indicator (KPI) onto the number of cold calls recruiters make. But no one likes cold calls. Is there a better way?   In this article, we’ll teach you how to turn your cold calls into warm calls and use the right technology to make you more successful, efficient, and profitable.   Warm-Up Cold Candidates   Most recruiters have a job requirement to make cold calls. We all hate them, no matter how [...]

December 13th, 2019|HR, Management|

Here’s How Staffing Industry Leaders Are Handling the Candidate Shortage

The candidate search and hiring process is very different today than it was a decade ago. With record levels of unemployment, it has become a candidate-driven market. Staffing industry leaders have had to change up their tactics to focus on the passive candidate. While always a targeted audience, with only 4% of the labor market unemployed, staffing teams must now focus on the 70% of employees that are thinking about a better job but not actively looking. What are some of the biggest challenges staffing leaders face in this candidate-driven environment and how are they coping with the new realities [...]

July 30th, 2019|HR, Management|

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Fill More Open Reqs You Can’t Fill With Job Boards

Social recruiting seeks to maximize free social media to reach passive candidates. It is one of the biggest and newest trends in the recruiting field and it leverages marketing to reach candidates on social media, like Facebook or Twitter. It’s a process to reinvigorate the traditional posting of job ads and turn it into a more proactive way to reach candidates who haven’t applied yet. Social recruiting is widespread; 92% of recruiters use the technique. Social media recruiting is different from other forms of candidate finding, because hiring teams can use these channels to connect with people in new ways. [...]

July 25th, 2019|HR, Management|

5 Things Your Recruiting Business Should Invest In

What is the secret to success? This is the kind of question that tends to be answered by a lot of well-worn clichés: work hard, stay positive, don’t give up, etc., but as a recruiting professional, you need to do more than just hang a few motivational posters around the office. You need to figure out how to allocate your resources—time and money—to the right places. In that spirit, let’s look at five aspects of recruiting to which you should devote special attention. Candidate sourcing – You need to be proactive in finding suitable candidates for your clients. Among other [...]

June 8th, 2017|New Features, Tips & Tricks|