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Potholes Appear in Virtual Hiring Employers are hiring. Not a lot, but they’re hiring. And even though more than 38 million people are now on the job market, recruiters say they’re not rushing to hire just anyone when they have a critical role to fill. Pandemic or not. Employers are still seeking qualified candidates who’ll
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Recruitment Marketing Blackjack Automating everyday tasks throughout the recruiting process gives recruiters more time to focus on what only they can do – identifying the hottest candidates and then having meaningful conversations with them. Most teams want their recruiters to be able to fill 50% more jobs per person. Here are a number of workflows
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Why You Should Share Employee Stories Right Now Talking to candidates about what’s happening at your company right now (in the midst of the pandemic, as everything changes rapidly) is challenging. Being empathetic and transparent when giving clarity on tough topics is an obvious start.  But, adding employee stories gives your underlying message emotional and
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The Quick Guide to Remote Workplace Safety As we continue to shelter in place and work remotely, cybersecurity becomes a greater concern than ever before. While there are certainly online risks during business as usual, they are much greater now. With so many people working remotely, hackers have many more opportunities to access sensitive data,
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Fireside Chat with Nicola Hancock, Managing Director – Americas Region for Alexander Mann Solutions When you get the opportunity to talk with a recruitment legend, you stop whatever you’re doing and you prepare to listen and learn. That was me during this interview. I’ve been following Nicky’s work for what seems like 180 years but
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We get pretty excited about releases over here in SocialTalent HQ. We’re sharing updates on our latest product release, which is happening today! Our platform is the reason why we can help companies and clients across the world improve their hiring skills. We’re constantly adding new features and tweaking the ones that are already there
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Want to find the perfect candidates without the risk of unsuitable (for example, full-time or unavailable) candidates clogging up your search results? Here are the three key steps to remember: Brainstorm the words that contractor may use eg, temporary, contract, contracting, interim, secondment, etc Combine these keywords with your preferred job titles for high-quality results
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Virtual onboarding just got a whole lot easier Our recent content about onboarding a remote worker was hugely engaged with, signalling to us that our new product feature has come just in time! Our new “Add Content” feature can help with making virtual onboarding a whole new streamlined experience. Getting team members set up in
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Nightmares are on the up. If a viral pandemic and a potential global economic crash weren’t enough, reports of increased nightmares during this time show that stress levels are heightened. Significantly. As a manager or leader, this means that your now remote team or company is likely a lot more stressed than they are letting
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When automation first entered the human resources space, many otherwise well-meaning  HR departments embraced it with bit too much enthusiasm. You’ve doubtless heard some stories from that dark time. The earliest days of recruitment automation, when no one really understood what the technology was or how it worked. Hiring software that eliminated otherwise qualified candidates
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Hiring in the times of #Coronavirus There are people who think that nothing can be salvaged when something goes wrong. Those who take things as they are and work their way through the new reality. And those who see every catastrophe as an opportunity to make non-linear changes that otherwise might have taken years. This
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Recruiting Vendors Seek a Path as Labor Market Shifts More than 45,000 workers at U.S. technology startups have lost their jobs since the COVID-19 pandemic took over the news cycle in March. That’s a drop in the bucket when you consider that 20.5 million Americans overall applied for unemployment insurance in April alone. But it’s
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