Sourcing

Predict Each Candidate’s “Time To Turnover” Before Making A Hiring Decision (A checklist of the factors that predict both short and long retention)

With record-high turnover, it pays to predict which finalists will likely become early turnover. Improve Your Hiring Results By Predicting Each Candidate’s “Time To Turnover” Amazingly, some companies predict current employee turnover with a 95% accuracy rate. However, I suggest that it’s time to expand our turnover predictions to the candidate selection process. I have found that smart recruiters can …

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Covid Lesson – Stop Rejecting Job Jumpers And Those With Employment Gaps

A major talent shortage cause is rejecting those with unavoidable employment gaps. Instead, sidestep this “work history flaw.” Historically, even fully qualified applicants with significant employment gaps were rejected. It was assumed that having employment gaps (i.e., not getting another job quickly) meant something was seriously wrong with the candidate. Similarly, “job jumpers” that changed jobs too frequently were assumed …

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Your Job Offer Process Needs Upgrading, So More Finalists Will Say Yes (Part 2 of 2 parts)

Automation will soon take over sourcing & assessment so that selling will dominate. Yes, selling will become the sole remaining competitive advantage element in the recruiting function in the future. Mostly because it’s the only element of recruiting that can’t be effectively automated. This “excellent in selling capability” must include convincing reluctant recruiting prospects to physically apply, convincing top candidates …

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