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How to Create a Job Posting Template to Attract the Best Hires

Creating a compelling job posting is a crucial prerequisite to finding the perfect candidate for an open position at your company. Not only will the right job post reduce your time-to-hire and cost-per-hire, but it will also accelerate your recruiting process by manifolds. Since 2018, the number of job openings has exceeded unemployment. Therefore, it is now more important than ever to...

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In-House Hiring Vs. Outsourcing Recruiting Services: Which Option Should You Choose to Scale Your Business?

With unemployment rates at a 50-year low in the United States, one of the biggest obstacles small and medium businesses face is finding the right talent to join their organization. Small businesses and startups need talented, reliable employees who will help contribute to business success quickly with their own ambition more than established players within any niche. Usually,...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 29, 2021
Should Employers Stalk Candidates on Social Media?

When a company is looking to employ someone new, it is common for the recruiter to stalk a candidate's social media. The question I'm posing today is whether or not this should be a common practice? The Harris survey discovered that 67% of recruiters employ social media platforms to research candidate profiles. The same survey found that 70% of people felt it was necessary to screen...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 22, 2021
The Gift That Keeps Giving All Year: Why the Holidays Are a Perfect Time to Recruit Talent

In December 2021, the current unemployment rate hovered around 4.2%. The Great Resignation is not helping companies either as many people are looking for a change.  Many candidates capitalize on the holiday break to get ready for their New Year resolutions. This is only one reason recruiters, hiring managers, human resources, and companies should capitalize on this time to recruit...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 21, 2021
Recruiter.com's 6 Recruiting Predictions for 2022

Thanks to the Great Resignation (or the Great Reshuffle as some are now calling it), 2021 has been a crazy year for businesses, recruiters, and talent acquisition professionals. Turnover rates are up as well, as we find ourselves in an employee market for the first time in a long time. Employees are approaching the current job market differently. "Over the past few months, our Recruiter...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 20, 2021
Just-in-Case Recruiting: How to Build More Resilient Talent Pipelines for the Post-Pandemic Era

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, many are fretting over the supply chain's ongoing woes, and understandably so. The logistics sector was among the hardest hit by the pandemic. Because of its fundamental role in the global economy, the supply chain's challenges are causing headaches for companies and consumers alike. But product shortages and shipping delays aren't the only things...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 16, 2021
4 Innovative Recruitment Marketing Strategies for Startups

People are vital to the success and growth of any company, and building a team of complementary yet diverse personalities, skill sets, and passions is one of the most challenging aspects of growing any business, especially when it is a startup. The process of finding exceptional candidates and convincing them to apply on your job boards is quite similar to how marketers attract and convert...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 15, 2021
Restructuring the Recruitment Industry Post-Pandemic

The globe is facing uncertainty in all areas due to COVID-19, and recruiting is no exception.  Businesses are looking for strategies to be productive in the face of enormous hurdles as COVID-19 continues to sweep the country and the world. For many firms, managing staff operations, growing or lowering headcount, and sustaining workloads have become a remote process as they strive to protect...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 14, 2021
5 Best Practices to Follow in 2022 for Acing Recruitment and Landing the Best Hires

With the recruiting landscape getting highly competitive day by day, talent acquisition teams have an ever-increasing expectation of landing the best hires. This is because employers also spend a substantial amount on hiring - an average of $4,129 per job in the United States alone, according to recent estimates from the Society for Human Resource Management. Given that the national...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 13, 2021
It's Time to Wrap Up 2021 and Set Your New Year Recruiting Goals

That's a wrap! With 2021 coming to a close, you're ready to hang your sales recruitment cap by the fire and enjoy the holidays. But something is nagging at you. There are probably a few loose ends you could tie up to make the new year just as successful as the last. You're right! There are a few steps you can take to set your 2022 goals in line and rest at ease over the holiday...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 13, 2021
3 Effective Tips to Augment Your Talent Acquisition Strategy in 2022

Finding the right people with the right skills at the right time for open positions at your company can be daunting. Throw in workflow shifts occurring because of a pandemic of the scale never seen before, visibly low unemployment rates, and rapidly transforming candidate expectations; things only get more difficult for talent acquisition leaders. "In my opinion, the greatest obstacle...

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Inside Recruiting Dec 10, 2021
Changing Trends in Recruitment: What to Know for 2022

According to Jobvite's 2021 report, there have been many shifts in priorities in the recruiting industry. 80% of recruiters say that their priorities have changed over the past year.  Some of these recruitment trends are interesting and even surprising. For example, some recruiters say that their priority on improving the candidate experience has decreased. On the other hand, more...

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What to Look for When Hiring a Freelance Recruiter for Your Company

Today, freelancing and remote work are gaining popularity across all industries, both for organizations searching for specific talent and for professionals wanting to work with greater flexibility and looking for a broader range of potential clients. "Businesses really find a lot of value in flexible talent in a variety of situations," said Upwork's Chief Economist Adam Ozimek in one of...

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Full Cycle Recruiting: Everything You Need to Know

If you are a talent acquisition leader, you might have come across the term "full-cycle recruiting." And while full-cycle recruiting isn't easy, when executed correctly, it can benefit the recruiter, the candidate, and the company as a whole and help attract high-quality candidates within no time. In this piece, we'll take a look at full-cycle recruiting, the various ways in which it...

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What is On-Demand Recruiting and How Can Businesses Benefit from it?

No matter what industry or niche your business belongs to, like every other organization that's trying to establish itself, it is bound to experience fluctuations in hiring needs - from times when hiring spikes at an accelerated pace to times when it slows down or even halts completely. As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and life returns to normal, your internal recruiting resources might...

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The Missing Step in Hiring

It's often easy to be a critic. That presentation uses three different fonts and looks wonky. This candidate is missing the required experience on their resume. This sales email comes off pushy. Put another way, we can often see clearly what's wrong with what we're doing. If hindsight is 20/20, our vision of what's in front of us is still pretty good. It's much harder to see what we're NOT...

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The Great Recruiter Resignation: Why Talent Acquisition Teams Might Drive the Next Wave of Mass Turnover

Recovering from a global pandemic is hard enough as it is. With millions of Americans quitting their jobs every month, many organizations find it difficult to staff all their roles, much less return to business as usual. Luckily, C-suite leaders can always count on recruiters and HR pros to come to their rescue. Talent teams have been among the heroes of the pandemic. They've supported...

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Why Flexible Recruiting Has Become the New Watchword for HR Leaders and How You Can Excel At It

Hiring flexible recruiters is one state-of-the-art hiring model that's gaining a lot of popularity among talent acquisition leaders and employers in the United States lately. This is unsurprising when you consider all the benefits it has to offer. But what exactly is flexible recruitment? Why has it become the new watchword for HR leaders across the globe? How can recruiters leverage...

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Inside Recruiting Nov 30, 2021
How to Achieve a Diverse Workforce Through Recruitment

According to some research, 57% of employees say that their company could do more to promote diversity in the workplace.  But, according to that report, 41% of managers say that they're too busy to take the time to focus on diversity and implement initiatives to promote that culture. That's where recruitment comes in.  According to Linnea Bywall, the head of people at Alva Labs,...

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Inside Recruiting Nov 19, 2021
9 Ways to Leverage Data to Make Better Recruiting and Hiring Decisions

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What's one way you use data to inform and back your recruiting efforts, and how does this help you make the right hire? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization composed of the world's most successful young...

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Inside Recruiting Nov 18, 2021
3 Essential Tips for Hiring Tech Talent Faster

Information technology (IT) skills are in greater demand now than they ever have been.  One of Forbes' recent articles explains how the pandemic has only accelerated the pace at which employers were hiring top tech talent: "The Covid-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented wave of tech adoption for businesses across all industries – as companies learned to work remotely and connect with...

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Inside Recruiting Nov 12, 2021
Why Job Ghosting Is on the Rise and What HR Leaders Can Do to Counter It

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of the corporate landscape. As a large part of the workforce embraced remote work, a vast sea of global opportunities that were restricted by location also opened up. As candidates continue to steer the job market and maintain an edge over employers, job ghosting has become common. Ghosting can hurt your company's reputation internally and...

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Inside Recruiting Nov 10, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Hiring and Recruiting Veterans

According to some reports, as of November 2021, 552,000 veterans were unemployed.  If you're looking for ways to fill positions at your company during the Great Resignation, hiring and recruiting veterans is a great place to start.  Military veterans could be an untapped talent pipeline for your company. However, some businesses face challenges when trying to hire military veterans....

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Find Fall Hires Fast With These 10 Tips to Streamline Your Recruiting and Hiring Efforts

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: Fall is one of the busiest times of year for hiring, so what's your top tip for how to streamline your recruiting and hiring efforts during this busy time, and why? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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3 Effective Sourcing Strategies To Accelerate Your Recruitment Process

Attracting the right candidates is a crucial first step to achieving business growth and establishing your employer brand. Naturally, if you want to come out ahead of your market counterparts, you first need strong individuals on your team who will help you get there. The problem, however, is that nearly 52% of candidates who apply for an open position are underqualified. Close to 47%...

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Is Compensation No Longer King? It's Complicated.

  It's a seller's talent market, and the question on every recruiter's mind is: How do you get candidates to choose your roles over all the rest? If you believe the hype, financial compensation isn't the answer. But is it true that candidates now value the intangibles — like flexibility, a positive culture, personal development — more than cold, hard cash? The answer...

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Three Antiquated Hiring Tools – and How to Uplevel Them for the Future of Recruitment

Talk to any recruiter or hiring manager today, and you'll hear the same refrain: It's harder to hire now than ever before. It may seem counterintuitive, considering the tumultuous year most employees just experienced. Still, the numbers tell all: A survey from CNBC reported that 95% of CFOs have found it harder to find and hire workers for job openings in Q3 of 2021. This figure was just...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 28, 2021
4 Problems Affecting the Talent Pool and How to Overcome Them

Businesses were questioning their ability to survive a pandemic just a year ago. Today, they're trying to figure out ways to scale up their workforce. Vaccination progress has provided for a hopeful job outlook. Unfortunately for businesses, the workers just aren't there. Instead, businesses have been forced to look at new ways to recruit. More companies — including small and...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 27, 2021
How to Ace Rapid Hiring Amid the Current Race for Talent

Each open position costs the average company $500 a day. Businesses are trying to quickly fill these positions to avoid losing money, but finding the right people for your company is never easy. The current race for talent makes it even more difficult.  However, rushing a hire can lead to other damaging issues such as having to settle for a bad fit – or worse, dealing with negligent...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 27, 2021
The Top 10 Recruiting Firms in America, According to Forbes

Updated: October 2021 Recently, Forbes partnered with analytics firm Statista to tackle a daunting challenge: determining what the best recruiting firms in America are. Through extensive surveys of recruiters, employees, and HR managers, Statista collected more than 20,000 recommendations, eventually narrowing the data all down to two lists, one ranking 250 executive recruiting firms...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 26, 2021
Are Employers Overlooking the Very Solution to Their Talent Shortages?

  For months, the business press — particularly in recruiting and employment circles — has focused its attention on the ongoing Great Resignation. Amidst the worst talent shortage in 10 years, employers are justifiably fixated on the threat of massive turnover, making it even more of a challenge to get back up to pre-pandemic speed. But what if the Great Resignation is only...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 22, 2021
Working Remotely: How to Navigate a Virtual Recruiting Process

According to some research, 73% of departments will have remote workers by 2028. Thanks to COVID-19, virtual recruiting has exploded as recruiters, hiring managers, and job seekers are all looking for remote positions.  Virtual hiring and remote working show no signs of slowing down. Some companies are still hesitant about doing it correctly and wonder if it even offers any...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 19, 2021
4 Talent Acquisition Challenges in 2022 + How to Overcome Them

An increasingly complex consumer base, a highly volatile economy, and a pandemic forced businesses to reevaluate their strategies and operating models. Human resources management has emerged in this phase of soaring uncertainty as one of the most critical functions because, now, hiring the right candidate has never been more urgent.  Now, job seekers with diverse skill sets will continue to...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 15, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Speed Up the Recruitment Process

According to research from Glassdoor, the average hiring process in the United States takes about 22.9 days.  However, this time may not be fast enough for some companies that need to recruit candidates quickly to fill job vacancies.  If you need to find ways to speed up your recruitment process, there are a few things that you can try. 1) Write a Great Job Posting If you're...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 14, 2021
3 Great Benefits of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is still a new concept for a lot of companies.  While some companies still don't realize that there are endless options in the market today that can help them improve their recruiting process, others are far too adamant about sticking with conventional solutions because that's the way they have always done it.  If you're serious about...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 13, 2021
3 Recruitment Strategies for Companies Targeting Growth

Growth looks different for every company, and there is no such thing as the "right" recruitment strategy.  Every organization recruits candidates differently since many factors such as industry, geographical location, and company culture affect their efforts.  They are also affected by the number of open roles, urgency of the hire, and time of year. Rather than define a specific path...

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Want to Make Your Company an Employer of Choice for Executive Talent? Do These 4 Things.

While the recruitment landscape is constantly evolving, the fundamentals of recruitment marketing never change. When hiring competition is high and the number of qualified candidates is low — which we are experiencing in executive recruitment today — those fundamentals become even more important. If your organization is actively hunting executive talent today, it's necessary to take a...

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The Hidden Value of Candidates With Unconventional Career Paths

You've probably heard the idyllic stories of people who have had successful, linear career paths, landing their first big jobs straight out of college and continuing from there. What you've probably heard more of, though, are those stories of people who have pursued multiple careers and changed fields numerous times in pursuit of the work they enjoy. Conventional career paths are no longer...

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3 Things Recruiters Should Do to Boost Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity has become an urgent topic of discussion over the last few years, thanks to social movements like #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. Naturally, this is an issue that extends to the workplace. We spend so much of our lives at work — and our ability to live comfortably is tied directly to the paychecks we receive from our employers. There's an obvious need to ensure that everyone is...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 29, 2021
We Don't Have a Labor Shortage. We Have a Respect Shortage.

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on businesses across the globe. As companies attempt to reopen or rebuild, many are struggling to find workers. Since March 2020, employees have dealt with shutdowns and layoffs and — for those who retained their jobs — remote work. Driven partly by the fear of being infected by vicious variants and the availability of extended unemployment benefits, job...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 28, 2021
Recruiting for a Board of Directors: What You Need to Know

The individuals you choose to serve on your board directors will be responsible for providing strategic guidance and making high-level decisions that will alter the course of your organization. Because of their importance, you need to approach recruiting them with the utmost care. Here's how you can execute an effective recruitment process for your board of directors: 1. Determine...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 27, 2021
Find Recruiting Jobs with New Recruiter Job Platform

    Recruiter Job Platform Recruiter.com today announced the launch of a new job platform for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals, to support the rapid growth of the company's on-demand recruiting solutions and capitalize on the strong hiring trends for recruiters. The new platform will feature full-time and contract recruiting jobs, as well as contract recruiting...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 27, 2021
Recruiter Job Description Template – Sample Recruiter Job Post

Are you an employer looking to fill a recruiter position or a recruiter looking for their next job? If so, this job description template is for you! It includes a sample recruiter job post that you can use as a starting point for writing your own job ad. Read on to learn more about what recruiters do and what qualities are important in a good recruiter. Plus, use this template to find the best...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 23, 2021
Why Fair Chance Hiring Could Give You a Leg Up in the Post-Pandemic Talent Market

Human resource professionals and recruiters are having a tough time navigating the post-pandemic job market and the Great Resignation. Despite a record-high 10.9 million job openings in the US, 8.4 million Americans are out of work. Why are HR leaders having such a hard time finding and hiring talent? Part of the problem is the stringent and outdated "ideal candidate" checklists HR...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 20, 2021
The Onboarding Secrets of the Most Successful Organizations

Once you've put in the time and effort to identify the perfect candidate for your open role, the real work has only just begun. How you set the tone and support employees early on can make the difference between those who thrive and those who quickly head out the door. Employee turnover is more than just a hassle. It's an expensive, time-consuming, productivity-killing problem that can...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 17, 2021
Precarious Balance: How to Keep Women Workers From Leaving

My 6-year-old walked in again. I was on camera and not on mute. Everyone chuckled and seemed happy to see her. I was, too, but I also felt stressed. Everyone was polite, but surely this was disruptive. When my husband and I had no childcare support in those early days of the pandemic, sympathetic colleagues and flexible, remote hours kept me afloat. I wasn't sleeping very well in March of...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 15, 2021
Building Your Post-Pandemic Workforce? Here Are the 5 Skills Your Organization Needs

As the economy continues to recover from the dramatic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are finding they must readjust their talent bases to fit the new world of work. Many organizations have had to change their goals or structures over the last year and a half, and that means the skills they need have changed, too. Similarly, hiring managers will have to revamp their...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 14, 2021
In the Age of the Great Resignation, You Can't Retain Employees Unless You Invest in Them

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it's driving a groundswell of people leaving their jobs in what's known as the Great Resignation, the Turnover Tsunami, or the Great COVID Job Turn. These mass resignations place strain on companies. For example, in the retail sector alone, a May 2021 report from Korn Ferry found 94 percent of employers were struggling to fill vacancies. Many companies...

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