Large organizations with high employer brand cred are often the early adopters of innovative recruiting strategies. Lately, Google, Amazon, IBM and others have been in the news for their participation in virtual career fairs, which may signal a new best practice on the horizon. Could virtual career fairs bring a stream of qualified candidates into... read more
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Spring is the time of year when we’re reminded to ‘stop and smell the roses’. But if you’re like most businesses, the pace of work is getting faster and shows no sign of slowing down. Here at Montage, we’ve heard clients tell us that because they’re busy focused on recruiting great talent and finding the... read more
Reactive hiring is another riches-to-rags story in the modern business environment. When employers had their pick of great talent, starting the hiring process after a position opened up was an effective recruiting strategy. Not so today, when candidate shortages are the new normal. Reactive hiring is risky on a number of fronts: Lower talent... read more
Social media has become as essential to modern recruiting as newspaper want ads were back in the day. Especially if any of your target talent pool is under say, age 40 (workforce majority). You may be feeling like your team should get more value from your social recruiting efforts, though. Or, just wishing your recruiters... read more
There’s always been intense competition for talent, but with the highest number of open jobs in the U.S. nearly two decades, every candidate is in demand. Recruiters may not be able to solve the talent shortage, but they can flex their candidate pools and talent pipelines in innovative ways with technology to be more competitive... read more
In today’s digital environment, here’s the one question recruiters must get right: Have you got the tools for the job? Online recruiting technologies continue to advance the hiring function, enabling TA teams to get their first-choice candidates in the door faster. The tools to recruit online have become vital for Responding to skill and talent... read more
SMS messaging, or texting, is mobile-phone technology used by 97% of Americans at least once a day. Automated texting has become one of the latest trends in recruiting. It’s fast, it’s cost-effective, and now, it’s scalable. Find out why recruiters can’t ignore this trend, and what you need to know to use it effectively for better... read more
TA leaders, it’s the opening you’ve been waiting for: 93% of CEOS say they need to change their talent acquisition strategy, but 61% don’t know where to start.1 Here’s a tailor-made opportunity for you to transform the way your executive team sees you. You don’t need a phone booth (or the supplies closet) to evolve... read more
Stumped on how to be more candidate-centric in your hiring? For honest answers go straight to the source – your candidates. That’s the concept behind Talent Board’s Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards and Benchmarking program.
Review this list of frequently asked questions to decide if now’s the time to develop an internal executive recruitment team in your company.