Is Recruiting Really Broken?

January 20, 2015 by Crystal Miller

The answer to that question probably depends on who you ask. For Social Recruiting Strategies Conference Speaker and President of The Sourcing Institute, Shally Steckerl, the answer is a resounding "Yes, recruiting is broken" and what we know as sourcing needs an overhaul. So let's look at the facts, as reported in Jibe's 2014 Talent Acquisition report: Nearly…

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Engaging Gen Z Series: What to Say And Where to Say It

January 05, 2015 by Crystal Miller

(Part 2 of the "Gen Z" series; read part 1 here) When it comes to talking about strategies to reach Gen Z; it would be easy to moan, groan and gripe about "another post telling people what they need to do to appease an entire generation." It would be easy, but it would also be somewhat short-sighted. Generation Z's eldest members turned 20 last year…

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New Series: Engaging "Gen Z"

December 23, 2014 by Crystal Miller

We have a new crop of workers beginning to emerge and with them comes a whole new set of rules we need to follow. But are they even on your radar? Meet the 'generational new kids on the block:' Generation Z - a population of 23 million and counting who began coming of age in 2013. Raised by protective "Gen X" parents, this emerging workforce is growing…

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8 Employer Brand & Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2015

December 18, 2014 by Crystal Miller

There are 2 weeks left until 2014 comes to a close and 2015 is among us. The new year will see an even greater focus on 3 major themes: storytelling, targeted marketing and candidate experience, and metrics/measurement. Here are 8 key trends those in employer brand and talent attraction need to know to hit the ground running:   1. Engagement's Gonna…

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The 2 Big Strategies Your Talent Pools Need in 2015

December 10, 2014 by Crystal Miller

The business of recruitment equates to a 400 BILLION dollar industry. In hiring solutions alone, 2013 revenues were up 136% over the previous year and companies reported an average spend of $3300/hire, up 6% over the previous year according to Bersin data. It's safe to say that organizations pour a lot of time and resources into talent attraction and…

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