Boolean Searching 101: A Guide for Recruiters

Today, a shocking 73% of candidates are passive job seekers. While they may be open to learning about new opportunities, they aren’t actively seeking connections with recruiters. Unless you are using a proactive approach to connect with these professionals, finding your ideal fit for an open position is going to be a lengthy and frustrating process. Luckily there […]

Common Tech Sector Diversity Hiring Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

Diversity is a well-known issue in the tech sector. Generally, women and many minorities aren’t well represented, particularly in the management ranks. Even though 69% of executives believe that diversity and inclusion are important issues, 78% of talent leaders want to tackle this hiring issue head-on, and 66% of companies have strategies in place to increase diversity, many organizations continue to […]

Don’t Be Afraid! Recruiting AI Can Help Your Recruitment Strategy

Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t the first instance of technology revolutionizing recruitment. When the applicant tracking system (ATS) was introduced, it was a major disruptor in the hiring arena, fundamentally changing how many companies approached filling vacancies. Today, 51% of organizations have implemented AI-based solutions into their recruiting process, allowing them to automate screening, sourcing and even scheduling. As the technology matures, it’s […]

Recruitment Process Outsourcing for the Tech Industry

Finding skilled candidates for tech positions is increasingly important due to the prevalence of technology in an increasing number of workplaces. However, as demand for these professionals rises, availability is tumbling. Over the past two years, between 700,000 and 1 million tech jobs remained unfilled. Unemployment among IT professionals is also at an all-time low, sitting near the 1.3% mark. There […]

Recruiting Tips for Those Hard-To-Fill Positions

In an ideal world, the perfect candidate would always be easy to find. However, in the current tight labor market, that simply isn’t the case. Today, 50% of hiring managers have at least one position open they can’t find a qualified candidate for. There are an estimated 7.2 million job openings nationwide, and there simply aren’t enough job seekers available to fill […]

Everyone Knows the Typical Interview Process, Right?

On average, the job interview process takes a surprising 22.9 days to complete. This showcases the fact that the typical interview process is much more involved than simply sitting down with a candidate for a quick chat and making a decision about extending an offer. Instead, interview processes are multistaged ventures designed to evaluate candidates in multiple ways, with the goal being to improve the outcome. While every company’s process […]

What Is the Full Life Cycle of Recruiting?

The complete recruitment lifecycle is actually fairly complex. There are many steps between determining you need to hire a new employee and a new hire reaching full productivity as an official member of your permanent staff. By exploring each of the recruiting lifecycle phases, you can better understand the nuances of hiring. With that in mind, here’s […]