The Future Is Here! Make Sure Your Recruitment Strategy is Ready for 2020

As of October 2019, the unemployment rate was a measly 3.6%. Companies and recruiters can’t focus their recruitment strategy solely on the unemployed. Instead, they need to incorporate facets that aim at working professionals as well.  Approximately 70% of job seekers are passive candidates. They typically don’t have the same sense of urgency about finding new opportunities, even […]

Ramp Up Diversity Hiring with These Strategies

Company leaders recognize the need for diversity, with 69% citing it as an important issue. When your workforce is diverse, your organization benefits. For gender diversity, the top quartile of companies is 15% more likely to achieve financial returns that exceed the median for their industry. When it comes to ethnic diversity, that number rises to 35%. However, even if a company […]

Common Recruiting Biases That Could Cost You Top Talent

When you need to fill a vacant position, speed is often one of several priorities. On average, it takes 36 days to fill an open position. However, top talent is generally only on the market for ten days, and that can create a sense of urgency, leading to move as fast as possible to snag a candidate. However, […]

How to Convey Your Corporate Culture in Job Postings

When you create a job posting, you often have a limited amount of space. While you need to cover critical points, like an overview of what the role entails and basic requirements, adding details that convey your company culture is also vital. When professionals consider a position, 44% believe that finding an employer that offers an excellent […]

What’s Your STEM Recruiting Strategy?

Many recruiters are recognizing that their recruitment strategies of yesteryear aren’t cutting it today. This is especially true for in-demand specialties, including many STEM professions. In 2019, tech unemployment reached a shocking new low, coming in at 1.3%. Finding skilled professionals in this STEM category, as a result, is frustratingly difficult. During the past 12 to […]

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 […]