Tag: recruiters

Special from RecruitCon Road Trip East: Is Your Recruiting Suffering Because of Your Company Website?

At BLR’s recent RecruitCon Road Trip conference in Boston, we heard from Chris Russell, known as the “mad scientist” of online recruiting. Russel started his first job board in 1999 and since has launched more job sites than anyone in history. Let’s look at what Russell says makes recruiting and career websites really effective.

‘Ur’ Hired: Why You Should Be Texting Job Candidates

The job interview process is getting longer. Although there are many reasons for this increase—including more thorough “screening methods” such as group panel interviews, background checks, and skills tests—one of the biggest delays for recruiters comes at the very onset of the interview process, where screening a high volume of candidates is bogged down by waiting for qualified applicants to call back.

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The Skinny on Generation Z

In new research conducted by iCIMS, we get a rare look at Generation Z. Specifically, the report looks at the class of 2017.

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New Survey Reveals the Cost of a Bad Hire

Building a successful business depends largely on hiring the right people. But as small and midsize firms expand, how strong is their hiring process? A new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half aimed to find out. Among the results:

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2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. To get ahead of the pack this year, it is essential to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry. Both recruiters and candidates will benefit from understanding how the landscape is shifting in the coming year. And boy is it shifting!

Predicting the Future of Recruiting Technology

Yesterday we looked at a recent session on the future of recruiting technology at the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition at the McCormick Place Conference Center in Chicago. Today we’ll look at what the session leader, Elaine Orler, CEO & cofounder of Talent Function, has to say about the future of recruiting technology.

High-Volume Recruiting: A Q&A with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg

When all it takes is a few keystrokes to apply for a job, recruiters often find themselves in a quandary: A “successful” posting has attracted a candidate pool that is vastly larger than what was expected. Dealing with hundreds or thousands of resumes—many of which are from woefully unqualified applicants—is overwhelming. Recruiters, and especially high-volume […]