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The 5 Ps of Recruitment Marketing and How They Drive Great Hiring

Within the recruiting function, marketing should be king, because when assessing recruiting processes, I almost always find that the foundation components that are most responsible for recruiting success all have a marketing focus. Rather than focusing on cutting costs or process-administration efficiency, recruitment leaders need to become data-driven marketing experts in order to fully understand how to attract, engage and …

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[Webinar] When You Must Land An Exceptional Candidate: White Glove Treatment Is Required

Learn how to implement a white-glove treatment for those candidates who are exceptional and retain their longing for employment. In today’s extremely competitive recruiting marketplace, top candidates are much more likely to drop out or reject your offer if they don’t experience an exceptional candidate experience. Although the white glove treatment may cost more upfront, it has many benefits, including …

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[Webinar] Time Sensitive Recruiting and the Candidate Experience

Learn more on how to improve your recruiting outcome and eliminate hiring delays that may occur. Organizations of all types and sizes continue to struggle to attract and hire top talent. It is becoming increasingly clear that unless you learn how to hire faster, you will continue to lose your most in-demand candidates. Top candidates drop out instantly as they …

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[Webinar] HR Metrics for Measuring the Impact of Turnover: Tips on How Managers Can Encourage Retention

WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: You’ll learn the negative business impacts that occur as a result of employee turnover and how to get managers to take action identifying the factors that show that an individual team member is likely to leave—and how to use simple and intuitive tools to easily reduce their turnover rates to manageable levels. Everyone already knows that the employee turnover …

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Why Your No. 1 Recruiting Source Is Underperforming (Fully Explained)

Consistently, the top source for producing high-performing hires is an organization’s employee-referral program. Unfortunately, because most current programs were designed years ago based on a 20th-century ERP model, there is a high probability that your stale program is a prime contributing factor to your organization’s current talent and skills shortage. Its design flaws are likely to be costing even medium-size …

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Educate Hiring Managers on Their Competitive Landscape — Recruit When Competition Is Low

Everyone should already know that the best time to recruit is when the competition is low. However, it’s difficult to find corporate recruiters who routinely report to their hiring managers the current level of competition faced in relation to their newly opened job. The technical term for this external analysis is the “competitive landscape” for the job. A typical competitive-landscape …

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9 Recruiting Lessons From Santa Claus

If you’re a recruiter celebrating the Christmas season, this may be a slow period for you. But it should also be a time to learn. So why not use any extra time to consider a few recruiting lessons from Santa Claus?

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White-Glove Treatment Guarantees a “Wow” Candidate Experience for Exceptional Applicants

When hiring managers demand that we must land truly exceptional candidates, recruiters need to realize that it takes much more than the standard candidate experience to really wow and excite them. Instead, you must provide white-glove treatment that leaves a powerful impression that convincingly demonstrates that your firm really is different. If you have an internal executive-search function, you already …

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Experience Doesn’t Predict New-Hire Success: Avoid This Most Expensive Hiring Error

If you’re involved in hiring, it’s critical that you act on this startling revelation: “Experience doesn’t predict a new hire’s success.” Hiring with a focus on experience is, of course, a well-established tradition in recruiting. In fact, a Harvard Business Review study found that 82% of sampled job ads either required or stated a strong preference for experience. Unfortunately, their analysis does …

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December: ’Tis the Season to Recruit When the Competition Is Low

Need an edge in your competition for talent? Think December, when there may be 35% fewer job postings trying to attract the normal volume of jobseekers. If you’ve ever gambled in Las Vegas, you would know that when you face great odds like these, you need to be all in. If you are one of the majority of firms that …

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