Does your organization use the terms “recruiting” and “talent acquisition” interchangeably? Some do. But these terms actually refer to different components of the process of bringing new people into an organization. Let’s take a close look at each.
Making informed hiring decisions is a must when it comes to recruiting talent in a candidate-driven market, but where do you begin? Metrics.
The beginning of the year is a time for looking forward and planning. What should we anticipate for recruiting in 2020?
According to a study published by CareerBuilder, nearly a third of all workers (32%) were looking to change jobs this year. As a process, this is a fairly easy thing to do. There are dozens of online portals that let jobseekers create résumés on the fly and apply for multiple positions with just a few […]
Candidate communication is vital for jobseekers and recruiters alike. For candidates, consistent and informative communication offers them a better candidate experience, resulting in good reviews for your employer brand. And for recruiters, these communications help them better understand candidates, which allows them to find the role that suits candidates best.
Recruiting quality candidates in any market, let alone a tight market, is not easy. Successful hiring is made even harder by the seeming omnipresence of the dreaded noncompetition agreement—a form of contract that employees sign with their current companies that is designed to keep them from working for a competing firm.
So far, “Faces of HR” has focused on HR generalists. Today, we have something a little different: a professional with 20 years of recruiting experience. She discusses the joys of recruiting, critical trends, and trusting her gut when sitting across from a candidate.
2018 saw a surge of holiday hiring in the United States, with more than 700,000 positions open. The Palmer Forecast predicts an even greater demand for seasonal workers this season. Unfortunately, the need for additional talent is clashing with the current unemployment rate in the country, which remains very low at 3.1%.
The terms “sourcing” and “recruiting” are sometimes used interchangeably, but they can actually have a lot of subtle and not-so-subtle differences in meaning. Let’s take a look at some of the differences when sourcing and recruiting functions are separated.
If you are like many organizations, you likely haven’t completed all of your holiday hiring. That’s because hiring is a real challenge, even when you don’t need twice the help as soon as possible. Many have the instinct to simply fill those slots as easily as they can. According to at least one expert, however, […]