Tag: recruiting

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Why Employers Should Stay Connected to Former Employees

Organizations like Deloitte, SAP, and Dell are implementing alumni associations and ex-employee networks to stay connected to their “colleagues for life.” And as many as 22% of the more than 60 respondents to a Conenza survey claimed that they have had alumni programs for at least 10 years.  

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The Importance of Personalization in Recruiting

Leveraging automation in recruitment messaging can be a huge time- and energy-saver when done correctly. However, many HR leaders and recruiters don’t realize that automated messages can be personalized, too.

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Using Social Media to Recruit Talent? You Might Be Doing It Wrong

Social media is great for connecting with friends and family, staying up to date on the latest news and trends, and potentially recruiting talent … if you’re using it correctly. When it comes to using social media in the hiring process, it’s best to know the audience you’re trying to recruit. Fortunately, we’ve got you […]

Overselling with Job Descriptions Leads to Disappointment, Turnover

You think you hired the best candidate for the job. The new hire comes to work with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for a new career. But after 6 months, that candidate is walking out the door, seeking other opportunities. Where did it all go wrong?

Jobseekers’ Market? Maybe Not for Professionals Over 50

With the low unemployment rate and high demand for workers, jobseekers might think they have it made. People interested in fast-food or retail jobs are often quickly hired, but workers in other fields, especially those who are in their 50s or older and are seeking professions that require higher education and years of experience, often […]

5 Keys to Attract and Retain Top Engineers

An Allegis Group survey uncovered a remarkable statistic—100% of companies that hire engineers cited “attracting top talent” as an issue for their organization. Even given today’s tight talent market, this is significantly higher than the 84% of employers hiring for other positions.

Employee Referral Program Basics

Does your organization utilize an employee referral program? If not, it may be a great way to add to your recruiting efforts and get more qualified applicants for tough-to-fill positions. Let’s take a look at tips for setting up employee referral programs, and then, we’ll review a few of the pros and cons.