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AI for Recruiting: News, Tips, and Trends

8 Recruitment Software Tools That Speed Up Your Day [Infographic]

LinkedIn’s latest recruiting survey reports 77% of talent acquisition leaders are interested in better recruitment software tools this year.

With hiring up 11% this January and 56% of recruiters who already find the hiring process takes too long, time-constrained recruiting teams need help coping with increased demands.

With the need for speed in mind, here are the 8 best recruitment software tools that speed up your day presented in an infographic.

Stage 1: Resume review

iCIMS reports a resume spends 15% of its time in the applied phase. For every 100 applicants a job posting receives, about 75% get screened out at the resume review stage. Continue reading

9 Tips For Dramatically Reducing Your Time To Fill

An important recruiting metric, time to fill is the number of days between the day a job requisition is approved until the day an offer is accepted by the candidate.

SHRM’s latest recruitment survey reports the average time to fill is 41 days. But with hiring volume increasing this year and top candidates staying on the job market for only 10 days, recruiting teams are under pressure to reduce their time to fill.

iCIMS’ data breaks down the time spent on each step of the hiring process:

    15% Applied 23% HR Screening 37% Hiring Manager Review 23% Interviewing 2% Hired

This means 63% of the recruiting cycle is directly under your control to streamline or automate. Continue reading

Ideal and Greenhouse Partner to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Hiring and Decrease Cost per Hire by 71%

Greenhouse Customers Can Now Have Full Access To Ideal’s AI-Powered Recruitment Automation

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – February 14, 2017) – Ideal, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Recruiting company, announced today their new integration with Greenhouse Software. Through this global partnership, Ideal’s recruitment automation technology is now available to Greenhouse clients via the Greenhouse Platform.

A first-mover in recruitment automation, Ideal uses AI to automate repetitive, low-level recruiting tasks, freeing up precious time for talent acquisition professionals to focus on high-value tasks such as interviewing. Ideal helps employers sift through the resume noise and automatically move top candidates through the recruiting funnel. Continue reading

The 4 Best Recruiting Software Innovations You Should Know About

A recent LinkedIn survey reports 56% of these talent acquisition leaders predict their hiring volume will increase in 2017. That means recruiting departments need to re-assess their recruiting tools and consider which best recruiting software innovations will help them succeed.

These talent acquisition leaders spend 17% of their recruiting budget on a variety of recruiting software tools.

Source: LinkedIn

 

To help you assess how to spend your recruiting budget, here are the 4 best recruiting software innovations designed to make recruiting more efficient, cost-effective, and competitive.

1. Intelligent resume screening software

Intelligent resume screening is the next generation of resume screening. Continue reading

Company Culture: 10 Years’ Worth of Changes [Infographic]

This is a guest blog from BambooHR.

When a business skyrockets to the top of an industry or sinks into a heap of failure, the company culture can undergo a total transformation.

One key factor to an organization’s success is its culture. A great deal of change has happened in the workplace in the last 10 years and one of the core themes was a shift in company culture.

These changes have been recorded and analyzed in BambooHR’s recent infographic Then and Now: How a Decade Changed the Workplace, which you can check out below.

When you think about your current workplace, how does it compare to previous job settings over the last few years? Continue reading

5 Tips For Speeding Up Your Recruiting In 2017 [Webinar]

With hiring volume predicted to increase this year, time-constrained recruiters are feeling the need for speed.

According to LinkedIn, 77% of talent acquisition leaders are interested in new technology and better recruiting tools for the coming year.

In 2017, recruiting success will depend on intelligently automating some part of the recruiting workflow.

That’s why Ideal partnered with John Dawson at Xref for a 30-min webinar on 5 Tips for Speeding Up Your Recruiting in 2017.

In this webinar, you’ll learn how automating processes to speed up your recruiting can help you:

    compete for talent with a sped up hiring cycle improve KPIs such as cost per hire and time to fill leverage recruiting tech for automating resume screening, candidate outreach, interviewing, and reference checking

Watch the full presentation below:

Access the slides here. Continue reading

How To Conduct An Interview In 6 Simple Steps: A Pocket Guide

You’re hiring a new employee and you’ve done the hard work of attracting, prescreening, and shortlisting your candidates. Now for the last crucial step in the process: how to conduct an interview.

Figuring out how to interview candidates the right way can be stressful and confusing.

That’s why I created this handy pocket guide on how to conduct an interview in 6 simple steps, including a list of sample questions at the end.

Step 1: Develop job-related questions by talking to employees currently in the role.
    What are the employee’s daily responsibilities? What are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics (KSAOs) required for success?
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How Predictive Recruitment Analytics Can Save You 23 Hours [Infographic]

Predictive recruitment analytics promises to make recruiters’ lives easier by automating the low-value admin work of recruitment and hiring.

Experts suggest “the best approach to hiring could be using predictive analytics to better inform human recruiters.”

But what does that mean for you as a recruiter practically speaking?

A simple way to quantify the value of predictive analytics is how much time it can save you per hire.

Take a look at our new infographic below to see how much time you can save using predictive recruitment analytics to screen and shortlist candidates.

The time savings might surprise you. Continue reading

7 Best Recruiting Tools Of 2017 [Infographic]

Hiring volume is predicted to increase in 2017, which means recruiters will need better and faster recruiting tools.

Here’s a list of the 7 best recruiting tools poised to take off in 2017 summarized in an infographic.

Recruiting tool #1: Automated resume screening

Automated resume screening promises to be one of the best recruiting tools of 2017 because it helps solve a major challenge with resume screening: volume.

Jobvite’s recruiting survey reports the typical high-volume job posting receives more than 250 resumes. On average, 65% of these resumes are ignored.

Automated resume screening is part of a growing recruitment tech category designed to reduce — or even remove — low-value, administrative activities like manually screening resumes. Continue reading

Guest Blog: Why Engaging Staff is Crucial for Retention [Infographic]

Whose responsibility is it to motivate employees? You might say that job belongs to the team leader’s, or the department as a collective, or maybe just the individual employee.

But your answer should be, “Mine!”

No matter who you are and what you do in a company—whether you’re an executive, HR professional, or team lead—motivating employees is your job. That’s because when employees are unmotivated, they leave companies. And turnover affects everyone. It disrupts the team, plus costs time and money to find a replacement.

Motivated employees, on the other hand, are more likely to stay at their current company because they find fulfillment in their work. Continue reading