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Metrics Every Data-Driven Recruiter Needs to Know (and How to Find Them)

by Emily Ceskavich on Nov 30, 2017

The life of a recruiter is a busy one. Surprises are bound to pop up in one shape or form, no matter how tight of a ship you may run. Some of them you have no way of spotting, like a candidate taking a counteroffer from their current employer at the last minute. Others, you could have better predicted by analyzing your data. This is where recruitment metrics come in.
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[Webinar] Candidates as Consumers: Nurturing Talent Through the Funnel

by Samantha Smith on Oct 19, 2017

There’s a new normal in talent acquisition: to be successful, you must have a marketer’s mindset. But can you afford to play the long game when you have to make hires now? Can you afford NOT to?
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Friday Roundup: Candidate Engagement Essentials

by Emily Ceskavich on Sep 22, 2017

Surfacing a new lead for that hard-to-fill position that’s been haunting you all week is a marvelous feeling. Discovering data and profiles, however, is just one piece of the puzzle. Excitement can turn into frustration quickly if you find that candidates are unresponsive to your attempts at engagement.
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5 Ways to Reach Millennial Candidates Who Want to Contribute Their Best

by Emily Ceskavich on Sep 5, 2017

When interviewing a millennial, it’s tough to gauge exactly who you have in front of you. Are you sitting at the table with someone who feels entitled to rewards, but will lose the willingness to work for them at the first sign of a road bump? Or have you uncovered a diamond in the rough whose beliefs translate into a strong work ethic and professional drive toward ambitious goals?
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Interview Techniques I Learned from Oprah

by Emily Ceskavich on Aug 15, 2017

As a recruiter, there are many tools you can use to assess if a candidate would be the best fit for the role. The variable you can’t control is how authentic their participation is. To overcome that challenge, there is no tool more powerful than questions.
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5 Trends in Skilled Trades Every Recruiter Should Know

by Emily Ceskavich on Aug 7, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, skilled trades positions remain the hardest to fill in the United States according to the latest Talent Shortage Survey by ManpowerGroup. Nearly half (46%) of U.S. employers report difficulties filling jobs due to lack of available talent, a significant increase from 32% reported in 2015.
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