March 29 , 2017

Recruiting Tools

Keep Your Recruiting Job Despite Technological Advances And Economic Downturns

As seen on ERE Media (January 27, 2017). Warning: if you want job security as a recruiter, start preparing now Listen up. If you are a corporate recruiter, you need to be worried about your job security! Recruiters need to realize that the march of recruiting technology is inevitable and unstoppable. No, it won’t be in the next few months, but ... Read More »

2017 Recruiting Trends: How Recruiters Can Survive And Stay Ahead of the Curve

As seen on 1-PAGE BLOG. A tsunami of change. A rapid acceleration in technology. The adaptation of algorithms and data with pinpoint precision. 2017 is certainly shaping up to be a dynamic and interesting year in the world of recruitment. In this third and final installment of what’s to come, Dr. John Sullivan examines what recruiters will need to do ... Read More »

December Is Prime Time For Recruiting … Because The Competition Is So Low

Recruiting is a direct competition between firms. So, unless you’re a firm with a great employer brand like Google, Facebook or GE, focus your recruiting during the months where the competition is extremely low. And, in the U.S. and many other industrialized countries, the time period between late November and New Year’s Day is the time with the lowest level ... Read More »

The 10 Essential Skills Every Modern Recruiter Needs to Master in Order to Survive

As seen on 1-PAGE BLOG. Most recruiters make a conscious effort to keep up with trends in their profession. But the seeming avalanche of next-generation (NexGen) trends in recruiting cover so many new areas, that without realizing it, your skill set may already be out of date. We all read about these emerging recruiting trends and approaches – including Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, ... Read More »

Important Recruiting Lessons From LeBron, Stephen Curry, And Other Game Changers

LeBron James and Stephen Curry are without a doubt both great basketball players. However, those in recruiting should also realize that these two game changers can also provide many valuable recruiting lessons that are adaptable to corporations. Let’s start with LeBron. If LeBron James was a corporate hire, he would literally be the “hire of the decade.” He would qualify ... Read More »

Your Job Postings Aren’t Attracting Top Applicants, And A Simple Test Will Prove It

You simply can’t catch trophy fish with weak bait, and similarly, you can’t attract quality candidates with dull and ineffective job post descriptions. But most corporations simply post their descriptions without design criteria or any pretesting. This is a serious error because a simple side-by-side comparison test approach (borrowed from advertising) can reveal how weak your job post descriptions really ... Read More »

The Many Benefits From A Talent Pipeline – And How It Improves Quality Of Hire / Part 2 of a 3 Part Series

If you’re looking for a powerful strategic recruiting approach that has powerful long-term impacts, you really only have two choices: employer branding, and a “recruiting talent pipeline.” While almost every major corporation is investing heavily in building their employer brand, it’s quite rare for one to actually have a high-performing external recruiting talent pipeline. A recruiting talent pipeline approach is ... Read More »

Native Advertising — The Next Big Thing In Recruitment Advertising

I have always encouraged recruiting leaders to borrow effective practices from the business side of the enterprise and to adapt them to the recruiting function. One current opportunity for borrowing is native advertising. This is a powerful product advertising approach that has proven to be highly effective in engaging Internet and mobile phone users. In case you haven’t heard of ... Read More »

Recruiting Trends For 2016 And Their Supporting Best Practices, 2 Part series

What could be more important in a fast-moving world than keeping up with developing trends? Unfortunately, many in recruiting are so busy that they forget to set aside time to follow or act on these important emerging trends. The Many Benefits of Tracking Emerging Trends in Recruiting Not following trends can be a mistake because being first provides your firm ... Read More »