Tag Archive: Hiring Best Practices

The Unwritten Rules of Automated Texting in 2019

Automated Texting

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

6 Candidate Engagement Strategies That Will Change How You Hire

Candidate-Engagement

If promising talent keeps dropping out of your hiring process, your candidate engagement strategies may have gone stale. Candidate engagement is a key driver of candidate experience. It can also be a moving target. To be effective, your candidate engagement strategy should be responsive to your changing talent pool and advances in the every-day technology... read more

Today’s Companies Are Turning Silver Medalist Job Candidates into Gold

In sports competitions, a second-place finish is bittersweet at the very least, if not a major disappointment. Not so for today’s runner-up job candidates, though. As companies move to a more candidate-centric hiring approach, being the silver medalist job candidate can also mean winning gold. Montage President and CEO Kurt Heikkinen recently spoke to The... read more

Onboarding During the Holidays: 7 Ways to End the Year Strong with New Hires

hiring during the holidays

Nothing is more anticlimactic than showing up for your first day of work only to find that everyone’s out of the office on PTO. Did you know that a successful onboarding during the holidays can drive an employee’s performance by up to 15% and increase their effort by more than 20%? Year-end is a busy... read more

4 Best Practices to Boost Your ChatBot Value

chat bot

It’s an exciting time in the HR tech space, as artificial intelligence (AI) finds a place and purpose in talent acquisition. When used correctly, chatbots offer countless operational and strategic benefits in hiring. Are you looking to introduce AI into your recruiting process? Follow these best practices and you’ll be set up for success! Use... read more

Getting Real: The Age of the Candidate & HR Tech 2017

HR Tech assembled over 400 technology providers under one roof last week in Las Vegas. Each provider trying to stand out and create their unique take in the market. Perhaps even more remarkable though, was the breadth of unification under a single theme: The Age of the Candidate. We’ve all been talking about this shift from company to... read more

8 Steps for Surviving a Busy Hiring Season

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Q4 is a demanding hiring season, and not just for companies that need extra help for the holidays. As year-end looms, many TA teams are up against deadlines as organizations open new locations or add new functions that satisfy business objectives. Unfortunately, fall hiring can be even more challenging than usual. Annual bonuses, vesting requirements,... read more

“Engaging Talent” Endures as a Top Concern at HRO Today, Consero events

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Two talent acquisition events, in two cities, in two weeks, and one common problem. That was my conclusion as I traveled back recently from the Consero Forum in Newport Beach, CA. Though Consero’s event was for the benefit of talent acquisition leaders in enterprise organizations, and the 2017 HRO Today Forum was aimed at staffing... read more