Recruiting Efforts and the Importance of Employee Branding

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Aug 4, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Competition for new, outstanding hires is fierce in the current market. Job seekers are looking for a specific work environment, the best benefits, and a competitive salary. That’s why employee branding is such an important part of recruiting and talent acquisition. The employee brand is the first thing that prospective employees see or hear about your company. First impressions weigh heavily on people’s feelings, which become a main factor into their decision-making. 

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Topics: Recruiting Strategies

5 Ways Talent Acquisition Helps Your Recruiting Strategy

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Jun 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM

With companies battling it out to hire the best talent, it is no wonder they put lots of effort into the search for the best. The recruiting and hiring process can be quite a hassle and may require lots of time and energy to complete the task.

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Topics: Employee Recruitment and Retention, Recruiting Strategies, Talent Acquisition and Staffing

New Hire Checklist: What Should be Included?

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Dec 17, 2014 2:19:00 PM

Did you know that employers estimate that the cost of hiring the wrong person costs between $25,000-$50,000? According to 2,700 surveyed employers, one fourth of respondents said the cost was $50,000 or more for bad hires. That’s a lot of money to be spending on a bad fit!

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Topics: Recruiting Strategies

Recruiting and Staffing: How to Hire the Best

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Sep 5, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Competition for jobs is fierce! Between organizations wanting to hire the best talent and job seekers wanting to work somewhere with all the best benefits, it can be quite difficult to find the right person to meet the needs of an open position. There are ways to help alleviate uncertainties of recruiting and hiring though.

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Topics: Recruiting Strategies

Improve Your Recruiting Strategy by Using Social Media

Posted by Hai Yan Chen, Creative Marketing Designer

Jul 9, 2014 2:30:00 PM

I cannot emphasize enough on the importance of social media for not only marketers, but also recruiters. Research shows that 73% of Internet users ages 18 and above use social networking sites. Out of those adult Internet users, 71% use Facebook, 18% use Twitter, and 22% use Linkedin. Additionally, data shows that 65% of these social media users rely on a social media site for news while 26% use two social media sites for news. 

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Topics: Recruiting Strategies

Recruiting Strategy: 4 Marketing Tactics to Help You Win

Posted by Hai Yan Chen, Creative Marketing Designer

Jun 25, 2014 10:00:00 AM

The war for the right talent is vigorous and costly. Studies show that companies have spent over a third of their talent acquisition budgets on third party agencies, but with a result of only 8% positions being filled. The cost of talent acquisition has increased to around $124 billion with a calculated average of $3,500 per new hire. So, how can you make every penny you spend worth it and attract the right talent?

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Topics: Employee Recruitment and Retention, Recruiting Strategies