In 2018, hiring volume is again predicted to increase with 61% of recruiters expecting to hire more people.
According to SourceCon’s State Of Sourcing Survey, increased hiring volume coupled with stagnant recruiter headcount means the most important trend to learn and understand for recruiters are tools and technology.
Watch our video on the 6 best recruiting tools today:
Here’s a list of the 6 best recruiting tools you should be using in 2018 summarized in an infographic.
Recruiting tool #1: AI for screening
2017 was the year of AI and automation tools and adoption will only pick up steam in 2018. Continue reading
It used to be LinkedIn was the social network you used for your professional life and Facebook was the one for your personal life. Today, that distinction isn’t so clear.
In fact, LinkedIn groups are mostly dead these days while Facebook groups are thriving.
Here are 5 Facebook groups (in order of membership) you need to be in if you work in recruiting.
1. Recruiters Online
Description: Members must be involved in Recruiting, Sourcing, Interviewing, Hiring, HR, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiting Social Media, Career Consulting or work for a company that does this stuff. This is NOT a place to advertise your company or post your jobs. Continue reading
Along with talent solutions company TalentMinded, we’re collecting data for an upcoming report on the adoption of AI and how talent acquisition professionals feel about this emerging technology.
Are you in Talent Acquisition and want your voice heard?
By completing the survey, you’ll be helping us to gauge where the industry is, where it’s going to go, and how Talent Acquisition leaders are leveraging AI.
You’ll also be among the first to see the results!
Time commitment: < 10 minutes
Thanks for your time! If you have any questions regarding the survey please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Head Data Scientist, Ji-A Min at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
According to LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends, 38% of talent acquisition leaders would invest in candidate experience if money wasn’t an issue.
Candidate experience is a candidate’s overall evaluation of the hiring process from sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding.
As an area of recruiting that’s historically had a pretty terrible reputation, the good news is that there’s a lot of room for improvement.
Here are 5 ways technology can help improve your candidate experience.
Why candidate experience matters
A survey of job seekers found that nearly 60% of them have had a poor candidate experience. A bad candidate experience can seriously damage your recruiting efforts. Continue reading
In 2017, 66% of venture capital deals in HR tech went to talent acquisition solutions.
With hundreds of recruiting software companies out there, how do you determine which ones are worth investing in?
To highlight the best in the market, I’ve created this guide to the 29 top recruiting software tools of 2018.
Job boards and job aggregators are central to the recruiting ecosystem because direct applicants make up 48% of all hires.
Indeed, with its resume database of 100 million strong, is the biggest source of external hires by far. In 2017, it was credited with an incredible 72% of interviews and 65% of hires in the US. Continue reading
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
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:
23% HR Screening
37% Hiring Manager Review
This means 63% of the recruiting cycle is directly under your control to streamline or automate. Continue reading
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.
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
Glen Cathey calls it the #1 mistake in corporate recruiting: the failure to leverage candidate rediscovery.
Candidate rediscovery is the practice of mining your existing resume database to find candidates for open reqs.
Watch our video on how recruiters are using AI to rediscover candidates in their ATS:
Although most ATSs have had a rudimentary form of internal search for a while, it’s only recently that advances in software have allowed recruiting teams to find and match previous candidates to an open req easily, quickly, and accurately.
In 2017, there are 5 reasons why this type of talent rediscovery is poised to become the next big thing in recruiting. Continue reading
Automation in recruitment tech is getting a lot of attention from recruiting experts these days.
Case in point, I recently listened to two podcasts on AI for recruiting and the future of recruitment tech, one on ERE called For Recruiting, Is There Life After Automation? and the other on RecruitingDaily called Don’t Jump: AI Can’t Kill Recruiting.
Both podcasts have some interesting – and similar – takeaways about the future of recruitment tech that I summarize below.
Podcast #1: For Recruiting, Is There Life After Automation?
ERE’s Editor-in-Chief Todd Raphael
Jason Roberts, SVP of Strategy and Standardization at Randstad Sourceright
30 minutes 20 seconds
Todd and Jason discuss machine learning, artificial intelligence, and automation and what they mean for recruiters, recruiting, and the whole hiring process. Continue reading