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What Is Quiet Hiring: How Companies Can Implement This Strategy

You've heard of quiet quitting and quiet firing, but now quiet hiring is taking center stage as many companies are dealing with layoffs and threats of a recession.  Companies are being asked to do less with more, but they can't hire the right talent to help them grow their business. Many companies are also on a tight budget, and when it costs $4,700 to hire a new employee, this is...

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Rev Up Your Engines: Recruiting and Hiring Predictions for 2023

The constant shifts and pressures within the job market over the past couple of years have been nothing short of an adventure for recruiting and hiring teams. However, as we look to 2023, despite a slowing economy, industry reports show a continued tight labor market, placing more pressure on companies to ensure their recruiting and hiring processes are equipped to attract and retain top...

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Feb 1, 2023
Top 10 Candidate Souring Methods 2023

Looking for the best ways to source and acquire top-level talent?  We all know that searching for the perfect applicants can be challenging and time-consuming, but there are specific methods that have proven successful in helping organizations source potential hires. This post will provide an overview of the top ten candidate sourcing methods to assist recruiters in their search for ideal...

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Success Feb 1, 2023
Different Ways to Celebrate Black History Month at Work

According to some research, since the 1970s, the white unemployment rate has been about half of the black unemployment rate. With a looming recession, this issue is becoming even worse. Your company should implement diversity initiatives to help you target some of the top black talent.  But what can help recruiters hire a more diverse workforce? Improving diversity in your workforce...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 31, 2023
How to Become a Recruiter

If you are looking for a new and exciting career, consider becoming a recruiter. Recruiters are in high demand and can make a great living. It is important to understand what is involved in becoming a recruiter so that you can make the best decision for your career. Keep reading to discover what you should know and how to land your first recruiting job. What Is a Recruiter? The role...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 31, 2023
Is Now the Time to Find Talent Outside Your Local Geography?

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to send their employees to work from home. However, as the pandemic progressed, many companies decided to switch to fully remote work, which evolved into a workforce that wanted to work from anywhere.  One of the perks for companies was the ability to hire talented employees anywhere in the world.  In the latest webinar, Evan Sohn, CEO...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 30, 2023
What Is Contract Recruiting and How Can It Help Business Owners Optimize Their Hiring Process?

Whether running a startup or managing a large corporation, recruitment is always tricky and complicated. From the outside, it appears to be as simple as posting job openings, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, and choosing the best ones. In reality, it is seldom streamlined and smooth, but you can certainly try to optimize the process. One mistake most organizations make is...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 27, 2023
The Top Talent Acquisition Trends for 2023: What the Experts Are Saying

The start of 2023 was riddled with layoffs resulting in nearly 60,000 tech workers losing their jobs. Yet, despite these surprising numbers, the unemployment rate in December was 3.5%.  The Recruiter.com Recruiter Index survey also indicated that recruiters are still hiring for companies, even if they aren't hiring for brand-new roles. However, with so much uncertainty in the job...

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Smart Tech Jan 26, 2023
7 Steps to Optimize Your On-Demand Staffing Strategy

As the on-demand economy has grown, it has become common for businesses to rely on freelance talent to complement their full-time staff and address fluctuating business needs. Yet, as more and more companies consider how on-demand workers might fit into their broader talent acquisition strategies, many are often left with questions. In addition, many technology-enabled services help...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 25, 2023
What Is RPO Recruitment and How Can It Elevate Your Hiring Strategy?

About two-thirds of all companies will outsource some part of their recruiting process. There are all kinds of reasons that these companies might outsource the recruitment process, but there's no wrong answer. RPO recruitment providers are here to help you focus on other aspects of growing your business while still hiring top talent.  RPO could be the one strategy you need to elevate...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 24, 2023
4 Hiring and Recruitment Mistakes That Can Harm Your Employer Branding

When recruiting talent, do you check out candidates' social footprints? According to a survey by The Manifest, 90% of employers do. You can learn a lot about applicants by checking out their LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. But always remember that the reverse is true: They can also learn a lot about your company. And what they discover may change their "yes" to a "no" if you...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 23, 2023
New Year, New Strategy: Optimize Your Recruiting Efforts for 2023

With layoffs impacting the start of 2023, many companies are still planning for a coming recession and battling high inflation. But what does this mean for your 2023 recruiting efforts? Evan Sohn, CEO of Recruiter.com, hosted a webinar with Bianca Sitzer, Global Strategic Partnerships at Deel; Lisa Simon, Senior Economist at Revelio Labs; and Jonathan Benelli, Senior Sales Director at...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 19, 2023
5 Top Tips for Recruiting Internationally

Despite rising employment, the well-documented global talent shortage continues to worsen, with one-third of companies reporting difficulty hiring for roles and over half of U.S. employers reporting recruitment difficulty. As many of you may be aware, there is no shortage of candidates, but there is a shortage of appropriately qualified candidates. Organizations are overcoming this problem...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 19, 2023
Should You Hire Recruiters in a Recession? The Short Answer Is Yes

Some LinkedIn research suggests that the 2023 recession won't stop job seekers from quitting and finding new jobs.  While many companies might want to implement hiring freezes and wait to see what happens in the job market, there are still many candidates in the job market. As a result, companies that aren't hiring in this recession might be missing out on talented candidates they would need...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 18, 2023
Embedded Staffing: What Is It, and How Can It Help Your Business?

Your nonprofit depends on people to move its mission forward. Most often, nonprofits think and speak about these people as supporters, volunteers, and sponsors. But you must pay attention to the importance of your internal team. Your employees are working behind the scenes to keep your nonprofit operating and driving impact for your beneficiaries.  However, some nonprofits, especially...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 17, 2023
How Recruiting Outsourcing Is Changing the Industry

Recruiting is vital for any organization but can also be time-consuming and costly. As a result, outsourcing recruitment, also known as Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), is becoming an increasingly popular solution for companies looking to streamline their recruitment process and access a wider talent pool.  In this article, we will explore the benefits of recruiting outsourcing, how...

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Smart Tech Jan 13, 2023
How to Use ChatGPT in Recruitment: Why It Won't Replace Recruiters

Using AI in recruitment is nothing new. Recruiter.com has used AI recruiting software that helps recruiters source candidates for challenging positions. However, with the popularity of ChatGPT, recruiters are now wondering if they could use this tool for their recruiting process. Some are worried that it will take their jobs. But as with past AI tools, it likely won't replace many jobs....

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Inside Recruiting Jan 12, 2023
The 5 Must-Have Qualities of a Modern HR Pro 

There are currently 275,000 members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This means that there are a lot of HR professionals out there, but which ones are the best? These several thousand people all have to wear multiple hats: they must be adept at employee relations and employee development, knowledgeable about workplace regulations, and walk a fine line between...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 11, 2023
How to Consistently Find the Right Employee for the Right Job

When we started Intergrowth in 2016, we knew very little about hiring. By the end of 2022, we'd conducted hundreds of interviews and hired over 100 people, 50 of whom are still on the team today.  However, we've made offers to and hired a handful of great individuals who held great traits yet didn't work out on our team in the long term. Why? We didn't hire them for the...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 10, 2023
Revolutionizing Recruiting: How Recruiting with ChatGPT Transforms Talent Acquisition

You can only write an article about recruiting with ChatGPT if you use ChatGPT - it wouldn't be appropriate to go it alone. So if I sound a bit robotic sometimes, please forgive me, as I had to use ChatGPT. As an aside, I laughed out loud today as I was using ChatGPT, when they asked me to fill out a CAPTCHA form. There is something quite ironic about an AI giving a human a Turing test; perhaps...

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Inside Recruiting Jan 10, 2023
Are Recruiting Services Worth It For Your Business? The Real Secret Behind These Services

Recruiting services can be helpful for companies that need more resources or expertise to find and hire candidates for open positions effectively.  However, it's essential to consider whether a recruiting service is worth the cost carefully. For example, some recruiting services charge hefty fees for companies to find new employees. Therefore, it's necessary to carefully research a...

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9 Signs You May Have Made a Bad Hiring Choice (and What to Do Next)

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What's one sign that you may have made a bad hiring choice? What should be your next step once you realize this? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization composed of the world's most successful young...

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Success Jan 6, 2023
5 Step Strategy for Building a Robust Talent Pipeline

According to SHRM's 2022 report, the average cost-to-hire in the US is around $4,700. So if you're hiring for a job that has a $60,000 salary, then you could end up spending more than $180,000 alone to fill that role.   Because of how expensive the increasingly competitive recruiting landscape is becoming, modern-day recruiters have to shift from a reactive approach towards a proactive...

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Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the December 2022 Hiring Trends

After a crazy year for the job market in 2022, December ended with some interesting statistics from the Recruiter.com Recruiter Index.  Since recruiters are the ones who are actively working on the front lines of the job market, they often have the best insights into the health of the job market. That's why, each month, we reach out to those recruiters and survey them to bring you the...

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How to Recruit Top Talent Amid an Uncertain Economic Landscape

Companies are facing new challenges while trying to attract top talent in a shaky economic climate. With inflation climbing at historical rates, the Fed raising interest rates, and workplaces and the economy reeling from the dramatic shifts brought by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic, workers are facing unprecedented levels of burnout and personal financial stress.  On average,...

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10 Mindset Shifts You May Need to Make in Order to Hire the Right Fit

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: Since starting your business, what's one mindset shift you've made when it comes to hiring talent? How does this new mindset or way of thinking help you find the best fit? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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Webinar: Overcoming Recruiting and Sourcing Challenges

With a possible recession on the horizon of the economy, many companies are pausing, leading some to dub this the "Great Hesitation."  This can be the perfect opportunity for some companies to start building up their pipeline and finding and sourcing talent that can help your company weather this storm. Katie Kline, the Customer Success Associate at Recruiter.com, and Neeta Maliakal, the...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 31, 2022
Halloween Horrors: The Scariest Recruiting Stories

After a year with a scary tough job market for companies looking for new hires, the Great Resignation, a looming recession, and anything else that could create a horrific situation for recruiters, Halloween is finally upon us.  While most people hear horror stories from job seekers, we decided to share some stories from the other side of the recruiting process.  Keep reading to learn...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 26, 2022
The Great Hesitation: What Companies Need to Know About Hiring

Many businesses have been waiting for the end of the Great Resignation, but now they find themselves amid the Great Hesitation. Many companies are closely watching the economy and the job market to determine what the next step should be for their company.  Should they have a hiring freeze? Take advantage of this time to hire new talent? Or lay off some employees?  If this sounds like...

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The Innovators Oct 21, 2022
Why Multiple Companies Aren't Requiring College Degrees Anymore

According to the latest September 2022 Recruiter Index results, 22% of jobs that recruiters are working on don't require a college degree. However, 78% of jobs still need a bachelor's degree. However, this trend is shifting to large companies like Apple and Google. Nordstrom, Bank of America, and Costco are big names moving toward skills-based hiring.  These companies are following...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 18, 2022
How to Use This Looming Recession as the Perfect Opportunity to Hire New Talent

The job market has felt like a rollercoaster over the past two years. From the start of the pandemic, riddled with layoffs and people working remotely, to the Great Resignation, where everyone was quitting and realizing new priorities. Then, we came to the Job Hopper economy, where employees decided they would only stay for a year or two, maybe even less. Companies were rapidly hiring and...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 13, 2022
Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the September 2022 Hiring Trends

In the latest jobs report from the United States labor department for September, the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%. The average hourly wage rose 5% compared to the same time last year. Nonfarm payrolls increased to 263,000 for the month. All of these signs point to a strong job market, despite threats of a recession coupled with high interest rates and inflation.  Recruiters are the...

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The Innovators Oct 10, 2022
A Seat at the Table: All You Need to Know to Foster DEI in the Workplace

Companies can become more competitive and attract top talent by finding new ways to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. However, every company is different, and each needs to create its personalized plan.  Andrea del Angel, Recruiter.com's marketing content manager, hosted a webinar panel with speakers from other companies on the importance of DEI and how...

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Smart Tech Oct 6, 2022
Are AI Job Interviews Really Effective?

Companies are always looking for practical AI tools to make recruitment easier and more efficient. With increasing numbers of applications to screen, recruiters often struggle to streamline a growing workload, making AI recruiting tools an appealing solution.  More companies are turning to automated video interview software to minimize hire time, help recruiters screen more applicants...

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3 Compelling Hiring Best Practices to Scale a Small Business Quickly

Hiring is one of the essential steps in the recruitment process. To boost their performance, engagement, and retention, newcomers must successfully transition. SHRM reported that onboarding had become a big part of 72% of respondents' retention strategies in a recent survey of employers' onboarding programs. In addition, 61% of respondents have started onboarding early, focusing more on...

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The Innovators Oct 4, 2022
How to Close the Gender Promotion Gap

  Women are falling behind men across nearly all industries and roles when it comes to advancing their careers. The gender pay gap is particularly prominent in the technology industry, with around five women promoted for every ten men. Even though promotions are critical for job advancement, fewer women are often at the top of the corporate ladder. But what is the issue? Is it due to a lack...

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Smart Tech Oct 4, 2022
Bringing Predictive Analytics into Recruitment

It is harder to find and keep great talent. However, poor hires are easy to make and have many adverse effects on firms, including decreased productivity, harm to their brand, and high turnover rates. As a result, businesses stand to lose much more than just money. Poor employees' effects on the company frequently also give hiring managers a negative reputation. Therefore, it is imperative...

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The Innovators Oct 3, 2022
5 Incredibly Effective Strategies for Inclusive Hiring

In this revamped corporate world, new trends are thriving at a swift pace. A lot about the corporate world has changed, and it seems like the caravan of transitions will be extended. Modern organizations embrace new trends from hiring to operations and customer service. Among these significant trends, diversity and inclusion in the workplace take a substantial lead over others.  In...

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5 Practical Methods to Retain the Top Tech Talent at Your Company

According to LinkedIn data, employees who are new to the company are twelve times more likely to depart, or even thirty times more likely. Employee retention refers to a company's capacity to retain key personnel. Replacing a position can cost up to twice the person's annual pay, highlighting the necessity of investing in employee retention methods. According to SHRM, the number of...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 30, 2022
Little Interest in an Open Position? 9 Tips for Increasing the Number of Applications

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: If you're facing a lack of interest in one of your open positions, what's one thing you can do to increase the number of applications coming in? Why does this work so well? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 30, 2022
10 Tried-and-Tested Tips to Elevate Your Startup Recruitment Strategy

Today, most startups have a precarious financial situation that worsens things. About 90% of startups in the country fail because of a lack of innovation, non-availability of a skilled workforce, and insufficient funding are the main reasons for the high rate of failure. This issue is considerably more remarkable in a post-pandemic environment when firms can quickly fail without the proper...

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The Innovators Sep 29, 2022
How to Support the LGBTQ+ Community Year-Round — Not Just During Pride Month

  Pride Month is always full of celebrations for the LGBTQ+ community. Still, too many corporations tend to take on performative activism — in which they choose to show support only for the month. They either forget about the community once June ends or actively support organizations against equality. No business wants to fall into this category. Employers can use these techniques to...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 29, 2022
How Much Does it Cost to Hire Internal IT Staff in 2022?

Hiring the right employee can be one of the most challenging aspects of human resource management. But if you know what to look for in a candidate and when to bring in the right kind of help, you can quickly find and go through the onboarding process with a new employee. Thinking about ways to mitigate the overall cost of hiring is one of the most crucial components of hiring...

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The Innovators Sep 28, 2022
Compensation Communication: Managing Employee Pay Expectations Amid Rising Inflation

Over the past six months, as inflation continues to impact businesses and individuals nationwide, many employees are feeling the strain of the current economy, and their pay concerns are becoming increasingly important to address. These economic hardships also allow employers to lead conversations around the importance of pay transparency and how they provide it.  Most employees...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 28, 2022
7-Step Strategy for Building an Evergreen Talent Pool

A talent pool is a list of applicants considering working for your company. It comprises applicants who have previously applied for a position with your business, applicants you have found, and applicants others have recommended who would be a good fit for your company's competencies or mission values. Around 97% of the companies have the procedures to find next-generation leaders, but...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 27, 2022
4 New Trends in Effective Recruiting

The Great Resignation has created a paradigm shift in how companies recruit. Employees have captured a significant degree of momentum and have created a booming job market for themselves. Job-seekers — particularly those with a high degree of talent and experience — can have their pick of the litter when considering their next career move. This new reality means traditional...

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Smart Tech Sep 27, 2022
4 Compelling Benefits of Recruitment Automation that HR Leaders Shouldn't Overlook in 2022

Automation technology is rapidly transforming the talent acquisition landscape today. According to HubSpot's recent "Recruiting Automation Trends" report, nearly 75% of recruitment agencies believe that technology will play an essential role in their talent acquisition strategy in the future to expedite their hiring processes. According to a recent study, 90% of businesses already use...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 26, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Acing High Volume Hiring

How many employees, on average, do you onboard every month? While there may be enough to hire one to five individuals, organizations may need to hire high-volume and double these quantities. This phrase describes the process of searching for lots of individuals at once. More than 40% of American workers are looking for work or intend to do so soon. When Should High-Volume Hiring Be...

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