Recruiting

Pinterest Produces Amazing Diversity Results … Using Proactive Targeted Referrals

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By focusing on one type of diversity referral program, within six weeks a firm can dramatically turn around its diversity recruiting … to the point of, for engineering jobs, “a 55-fold increase in the percentage of candidates from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds” and a “24 percent increase in women applicants.” Well, these dramatic results were recently…

Candidate Research — The Critical Information That You Must Know About Your Recruiting Targets

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It’s a sad fact that most of what we know about those who we are trying to hire (recruiting prospects and candidates) is anecdotal and historical. At the same time, both the job search process and candidate expectations are changing at an incredibly rapid rate. These changes are a result of the Internet, social…

Five Ways HR Technology Can Make Your Life Easier

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If you’ve been in the industry for long enough, you’ve no doubt noticed a lot of evolution in the world of human capital management technology. We now have more sophisticated solutions than ever before for completing all sorts of HCM tasks. There’s new technology for performing core functions like handling payroll and benefits,…

It’s Time to Start Recruiting, and Managing, Generation Z

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The Millennials are so yesterday. Now it’s time to start thinking about recruiting Generation Z — defined as those born between the mid 1990s and 2010 and now representing over a quarter of the U.S. population. (What comes next? Generation “AA”?) Call them the mature Millennials. They grew up in a world defined…

You Can Take This to the Bank: Candidates LOVE to Get Calls About Jobs

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If I hear one more person tell me that candidates don’t like phone calls, I’m going to shove a phone up your … I’m not the smartest cat, but I know a couple of things. Here are a few things I know: You can’t taste the difference between well Gin and high-end Gin after…

Find Out What Happened With Zappos and Its ‘No Job Postings’ Thing

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Remember that whole thing about Zappos getting rid of job postings, unveiled on ERE.net via a post by then-talent-acquisition-leader Michael Bailen? If you wonder whatever happened with that, your answer’s in the video below, with Rick Jordan, talent acquisition head at Zappos. He talks in the seven-minute video below about the “bold move”…