Social Media

Social Media is more and more a huge part of finding and recruitment talent to an organizations. Learn how to effectively use social media to identify and communicate with job seekers, and bring them on board.

If You’re Not Embracing Workplace Transparency, It Could be an HR Fail, says Glassdoor CEO

Screen Shot 2014-06-21 at 6.57.36 PM“If it can be known, it will be known.”

That was the main takeaway of a webinar presented by Achievers, featuring Robert Hohman, founder and CEO of Glassdoor. He should know since Glassdoor is all about people sharing their feedback, thoughts, and reviews of employers online. In essence, the site brought social media and transparency into the world of employment branding.

Here are some of his thoughts on why this is actually a good thing for HR, and how to make transparency work in your company’s favor…Continue Reading

Mobile Recruiting: Expert Q&A on What You Need to Know

shutterstock_189103841If there’s any one major trend that’s shaking up the world of HR professionals and hiring managers it’s mobile recruiting. Here to share his thoughts on what mobile technology means for the recruitment industry is Chris Costello, principal and founder of CBG Benefits, an HR solutions company.

You may be surprised to learn just how much job seeking activity is being done via smart phones…

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Recruiters and Job Seekers Aren’t on the Same Page, Says Study

shutterstock_190595882Getting inside the head of job seekers can help recruiters know how and where to attract talent. On the flip side, job hunters can give themselves an advantage in the job market by knowing what recruiters are looking for, and where to find them. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be the case that recruiters and job seekers are riding the same wavelength, according to the results of two surveys by ADP.

The studies, which surveyed more than 3,000 adults, point out that there is some disconnect between recruiters and pavement-pounders. Continue Reading

Q&A: Talent Rover’s COO Talks Recruiting in the Digital Age

shutterstock_193135100For anyone in the recruiting industry, technology has really changed the way in which you conduct your search for talent, especially in the last few years. We caught up with Brandon Metcalf, COO and co-founder of Talent Rover, a staffing and recruitment software company, to share his thoughts on where the recruiting industry is headed.
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Top 5 Hiring Trends for 2014

Which projected hiring trends in 2013 came true, and which should employers continue to use next year?Several buzzwords — social media, branding, diversity — plunged into the human resources and hiring fields in 2013 and pushed forward recruitment and retention of employees.

Many of the hiring trends predicted for 2013 will continue into 2014, says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for Robert Half, a staffing services company that specializes in placement in the accounting, finance, technology, legal, creative, and administrative fields.

McDonald shared five trends from 2013 that will grow in the new year. He writes and speaks frequently on hiring, workplace, and career management topics, and has advised thousands of job seekers and company leaders during his nearly 30 years in recruiting.Continue Reading

Getting Social with Performance Management

shutterstock_109990055Once you’ve hired what you believe to be the right person for the job, any savvy human resources manager knows the work doesn’t stop there.

Instead of using a ho-hum or dreaded annual review, using a performance management process is a way to continually communicate with employees their priorities, job responsibilities, and job performance, to ensure that expectations are clear between workers, supervisors, and employers. Social media platforms present an interesting and creative way to involve employees in performance management year-round – and even to “crowdsource” employees’ traditional review process.Continue Reading