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 […]

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 […]

Smart Recruiting Series: When to Use RPO

A company’s success can often be directly correlated to its ability to select and retain high-quality employees. But recruiting is a complicated process with many moving parts, and it can prove all-consuming for hiring managers and human resource departments. This is where recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) becomes a highly appealing option for many businesses. RPO […]

Smart Recruiting Series: How Does RPO Work?

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is a method by which businesses can offset the recruitment processes to an external company. That external company may provide the staff, technology and software, methods and reporting to the organization, or it may integrate with the current staff and technologies already employed by the company it serves. However, the key-differentiating […]