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Webinar: Overcoming Recruiting and Sourcing Challenges

With a possible recession on the horizon of the economy, many companies are pausing, leading some to dub this the "Great Hesitation."  This can be the perfect opportunity for some companies to start building up their pipeline and finding and sourcing talent that can help your company weather this storm. Katie Kline, the Customer Success Associate at Recruiter.com, and Neeta Maliakal, the...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 31, 2022
Halloween Horrors: The Scariest Recruiting Stories

After a year with a scary tough job market for companies looking for new hires, the Great Resignation, a looming recession, and anything else that could create a horrific situation for recruiters, Halloween is finally upon us.  While most people hear horror stories from job seekers, we decided to share some stories from the other side of the recruiting process.  Keep reading to learn...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 26, 2022
The Great Hesitation: What Companies Need to Know About Hiring

Many businesses have been waiting for the end of the Great Resignation, but now they find themselves amid the Great Hesitation. Many companies are closely watching the economy and the job market to determine what the next step should be for their company.  Should they have a hiring freeze? Take advantage of this time to hire new talent? Or lay off some employees?  If this sounds like...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 18, 2022
How to Use This Looming Recession as the Perfect Opportunity to Hire New Talent

The job market has felt like a rollercoaster over the past two years. From the start of the pandemic, riddled with layoffs and people working remotely, to the Great Resignation, where everyone was quitting and realizing new priorities. Then, we came to the Job Hopper economy, where employees decided they would only stay for a year or two, maybe even less. Companies were rapidly hiring and...

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Inside Recruiting Oct 13, 2022
Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the September 2022 Hiring Trends

In the latest jobs report from the United States labor department for September, the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%. The average hourly wage rose 5% compared to the same time last year. Nonfarm payrolls increased to 263,000 for the month. All of these signs point to a strong job market, despite threats of a recession coupled with high interest rates and inflation.  Recruiters are the...

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3 Compelling Hiring Best Practices to Scale a Small Business Quickly

Hiring is one of the essential steps in the recruitment process. To boost their performance, engagement, and retention, newcomers must successfully transition. SHRM reported that onboarding had become a big part of 72% of respondents' retention strategies in a recent survey of employers' onboarding programs. In addition, 61% of respondents have started onboarding early, focusing more on...

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5 Practical Methods to Retain the Top Tech Talent at Your Company

According to LinkedIn data, employees who are new to the company are twelve times more likely to depart, or even thirty times more likely. Employee retention refers to a company's capacity to retain key personnel. Replacing a position can cost up to twice the person's annual pay, highlighting the necessity of investing in employee retention methods. According to SHRM, the number of...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 30, 2022
Little Interest in an Open Position? 9 Tips for Increasing the Number of Applications

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: If you're facing a lack of interest in one of your open positions, what's one thing you can do to increase the number of applications coming in? Why does this work so well? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 30, 2022
10 Tried-and-Tested Tips to Elevate Your Startup Recruitment Strategy

Today, most startups have a precarious financial situation that worsens things. About 90% of startups in the country fail because of a lack of innovation, non-availability of a skilled workforce, and insufficient funding are the main reasons for the high rate of failure. This issue is considerably more remarkable in a post-pandemic environment when firms can quickly fail without the proper...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 29, 2022
How Much Does it Cost to Hire Internal IT Staff in 2022?

Hiring the right employee can be one of the most challenging aspects of human resource management. But if you know what to look for in a candidate and when to bring in the right kind of help, you can quickly find and go through the onboarding process with a new employee. Thinking about ways to mitigate the overall cost of hiring is one of the most crucial components of hiring...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 28, 2022
7-Step Strategy for Building an Evergreen Talent Pool

A talent pool is a list of applicants considering working for your company. It comprises applicants who have previously applied for a position with your business, applicants you have found, and applicants others have recommended who would be a good fit for your company's competencies or mission values. Around 97% of the companies have the procedures to find next-generation leaders, but...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 27, 2022
4 New Trends in Effective Recruiting

The Great Resignation has created a paradigm shift in how companies recruit. Employees have captured a significant degree of momentum and have created a booming job market for themselves. Job-seekers — particularly those with a high degree of talent and experience — can have their pick of the litter when considering their next career move. This new reality means traditional...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 26, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Acing High Volume Hiring

How many employees, on average, do you onboard every month? While there may be enough to hire one to five individuals, organizations may need to hire high-volume and double these quantities. This phrase describes the process of searching for lots of individuals at once. More than 40% of American workers are looking for work or intend to do so soon. When Should High-Volume Hiring Be...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 23, 2022
Navigating Background Screening Compliance Amid Regional Disparities

With the rise of remote and hybrid work, many employers now have a greater talent pool to choose from. They can hire from (almost) anywhere. While this is a massive win for recruiting efforts, it impacts the background screening process significantly because most employers must comply with layers of different regional regulations. For instance, if an employer is headquartered in Pennsylvania,...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 23, 2022
The Only Startup Recruiting Guide You Need in 2022!

Finding and hiring the right people to help your company grow is critical to its success. And it all begins with a well-managed hiring process. After all, hiring the wrong person can leave you with extra hiring costs. According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), it takes thirty-six days to fill an open vacant position. When done correctly, an efficient employee...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 20, 2022
How to Recruit for an Ambassador Program: 3 Steps to Know

When looking to expand your nonprofit's reach, consider the impactful role your supporters play in your awareness efforts. Your supporters are passionate about your cause and can broaden the reach of your mission. Leveraging them through an ambassador program is a surefire way to engage donors and creatively widen your organization's network.  Ambassador programs allow donors to...

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Inside Recruiting Sep 13, 2022
Introducing the Recruiter.com Shortlist

Recruiter.com Shortlist is Your Simple Hiring Solution We've heard just how difficult it is to hire talented people. But, this rumor is absolutely incorrect. In reality, hiring is actually pretty simple and straightforward. The candidate wants to find meaningful employment. Their objectives align with the employer, who is interested in hiring that candidate. A job offer is made and...

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4 Compelling Tips for Recruiters Wanting to Work with Job Seekers Amid the New Normal

Today, the US job market has become a highly volatile and competitive place for job seekers and employers. Looking for a new job has become uniquely challenging for job seekers amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the looming recession. Many companies are still conducting age-old, lengthy interview procedures when they should instead be doing the exact opposite since conventional ways of hiring...

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Inside Recruiting Aug 26, 2022
5 Creative Recruitment Strategies to Attract More Good Candidates and Fill Open Positions Faster

The amount of elite talent now has a broader range of career options since the number of enterprises in your niche is constantly increasing. This means that recruiting competent applicants is more complex than ever for recruiters. Recruiters no longer choose prospects in today's candidate-driven employment market. Candidates are the ones who get to choose. According to research from...

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Inside Recruiting Aug 24, 2022
5 Recruiting Hacks You Need to Know Now

According to the Recruiter Index, the job market is still very challenging, and recruiters are still busy. Some of the surveyed recruiters said they are working on filling an average of twenty-two positions each month.  With how challenging the job market has been the past year, recruiters are looking for easy ways to try and snag the best talent.  Thankfully, we have the best hacks...

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Inside Recruiting Aug 17, 2022
7 Reasons Why Sourcing Passive Candidates Can Be a Great Strategy

According to some research, 73% of candidates on the job market are passive candidates. If you're only looking at active candidates, then you're missing out on a large portion of talented candidates. However, many other benefits come from targeting passive candidates. Keep reading to discover why your recruitment strategy should include sourcing these candidates. 1. Less...

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Inside Recruiting Aug 16, 2022
Hiring for Information Technology Companies: 7 Creative Strategies that Work

When there is a high demand for highly specialized labor and rapid development and growth, such as in the technology business, top tech talent to fill those roles is in high demand. However, according to a Korn Ferry analysis from 2018, the skilled labor deficit in the tech sector might reach 4.3 million individuals by 2030. The skilled labor shortage translates to almost four million fewer...

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Inside Recruiting Aug 12, 2022
6 Healthcare Recruitment Strategies to Draw in High-Performing Workers

Healthcare companies have encountered tremendous challenges in the previous two years. Since February 2020, hospital employment has dropped by roughly 94,000 jobs, according to Emsi statistics, which predicts a severe shortage of 3.2 million healthcare employees by 2026. Healthcare recruitment is becoming more difficult as the population ages and job seekers have ample options at their...

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6 Creative Ways to Source Tech Talent Faster in 2022

Recruiting the greatest talent in 2022 is no simple task, especially with the Great Resignation in overdrive. This is especially true in the booming tech industry, which is permeating every business and, as a result, has potential candidates in short supply. In this post, we'll walk you through some crucial ideas and methods for your hiring managers to attract and maintain top talent,...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 28, 2022
How Many Recruiters Does Your Company Truly Need To Ace Hiring In 2022

Regarding talent acquisition, the recruitment department is crucial for identifying, attracting, and selecting top applicants.  In this post, we'll look at the recruitment team in more detail, including its optimal size and the ideal number of recruiters your company needs to ace hiring. But before diving into that, you must know that the need to scale up the team size of the recruiters...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 25, 2022
4 Interview Questions to Determine Whether a Candidate Shares Your Company's Core Values

Do you hire people depending on how well they fit your company's core values? If you aren't already, you should hire based on their responses to questions like these. Their core values and cultural fit heavily influence the success and contribution of the applicants you hire. You would want to make sure they succeed in your company. You will want to recruit the candidate who, besides...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 21, 2022
7 Exceptional Sourcing Strategies for Attracting Passive Candidates

LinkedIn says passive candidates comprise up to 75% of the existing labor market. Therefore sourcing candidates is worth the extra effort. While sourcing for a passive candidate, you will have to deliberately seek and contact employed people to gauge their interest in your available position.  According to research, "compared to 1 in every 152 non-sourced candidates, 1 in every 72...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 20, 2022
Tech Recruiting 2.0: The Talent Shortage is Forcing Positive Change in the Hiring Process

Demand for emerging tech skills continues to grow as U.S. employers across industries realize the need for technical strategies and skills. Over the past five years, tech job posting volume surged 190% as employers sought skills and expanded job roles in emerging infrastructure, hardware, artificial intelligence, data, and cybersecurity. But finding workers in the labor market to fill...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 19, 2022
Resume Screening: A How-To Guide for Recruiters

Talent discovery is crucial for every organization, so they'll invest in a recruitment team saddled with finding the best hire for the available job position. But an average hiring process can get complex, as any HR manager would tell you. Recruiters often have to dedicate significant work hours, poring through CV and resume submissions to see which of them makes the screening...

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Inside Recruiting Jul 15, 2022
The Hiring Manager's Guide to Common Recruitment Problems and How to Fix Them

Hiring can be challenging enough, and according to a Harris Poll survey from 2021, 52% of US employees are considering changing employment this year. Furthermore, 44% of this talent has concrete plans to make the transition. That means this is the year to ramp up your recruitment efforts, identify common recruitment problems and figure out how to fix them by devising a strategy to make your...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 30, 2022
Why Should Talent Acquisition Managers Hire Sourcers and Recruiters?

The process through which corporations seek, track, and interview job candidates and train new employees is called talent acquisition. A talent source looks for and finds suitable candidates. They do this by employing a variety of proactive recruiting tactics. Sources seek applicants who are both active and passive. The human resources (HR) department is normally in charge of this. What Is...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 22, 2022
The Best Guide to Recruiting Outbound Messaging for Startups

We've talked about job postings and sourcing candidates, but you also need to know how to do outbound recruiting effectively. Posting a job where active candidates are searching for a position, or leveraging social media or referrals for sourcing, will, in essence, take care of itself. However, you have also sourced a list of potential passive talent, so you need to start "marketing" the...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 21, 2022
Where to Find the Best Talent: 5 Tips for Recruiting Globally

The United States labor market is in a state of unprecedented disruption. In November 2021 alone, a staggering 4.5 million professionals resigned. Many left to start companies of their own. Others snagged more lucrative positions. The unemployment rate crept down to below the four percent mark, reaching 3.6% by March 2022. If you're a recruiter or hiring manager, you may have given up...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 17, 2022
How Recruiters Should Spend Their Time During a Hiring Freeze

What do you do if you are a recruiter and your company is on a hiring freeze? How do you spend your time? While it's tempting to hang out and watch Nextflix all day, there are many ways you could be improving your process. When the hiring freeze is over, the hiring managers will have all kinds of positions that they want to fill. However, you may potentially have fewer resources than...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 16, 2022
Candidate Research: The Critical Information that You Must Know about Your Recruiting Targets

Today, while most companies are busy with customer research, there is also an increasing need to understand that it is equally important to conduct candidate research to find the best candidates for your team. Our hiring processes currently do not involve gathering intel on candidates, which prevents us from tapping into many potential hires. This leads us to question how vital candidate...

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Inside Recruiting Jun 15, 2022
8 Mistakes Companies Often Make When It Comes to Recruiting

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What's one aspect of recruiting that companies often get wrong? Why do you think that is, and how can they improve? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization composed of the world's most successful young...

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Why the Great Resignation Should Radically Reconfigure HR Strategies

Over the past two years, there has been a dramatic transformation in how people work. With the transition to remote work, shifting employee demands, and greater job mobility, HR teams must radically reconsider hiring and retaining their people. While these changes pose a significant challenge to your company's HR strategy, they also present an opportunity to build a healthier, more engaged,...

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Exceptional Recruiting Tips That Can Take Your Hiring Strategy to the Next Level

Recruiting and hiring the best employees for your firm is not easy, but it's definitely worth all the recruitment efforts. A collaborative and winning team leads to success, and 78% of recruiters are happy with their performance. All this is thanks to the helpful recruiting techniques that they followed in the employment market. Below, we've mentioned some excellent recruiting advice that...

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25+ Statistics About Data-Driven Recruiting From the Greenhouse OPEN Conference

In 2019, we attended the Greenhouse OPEN conference, where 1,000 Greenhouse clients and talent acquisition professionals spent two days talking about strategy, tactics, and the rapidly changing landscape of the talent acquisition ecosystem. We were particularly interested in the topics and themes focused on data-driven recruitment to learn how some of the best companies in the world...

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Inside Recruiting May 27, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Hiring the Best Sales Reps

Are you having difficulty hiring sales reps at your company? Are you looking to expand your company but don't know where to look? Are you unsure of what questions to ask candidates in an interview? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need some help recruiting the right salespeople. We sat down with Mike Manzi to discuss best practices in his sales recruiting process....

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Inside Recruiting May 24, 2022
How to Use Digital Marketing Strategies in Recruiting

According to some research, 75% of candidates will research the company's reputation before submitting their resumes for consideration.  If you want to ensure that you're attracting the best candidates, you'll need to ensure that your employer branding is positive. Thankfully, you can utilize some digital marketing strategies in your recruiting process.  There are many...

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Inside Recruiting May 23, 2022
The Ultimate Guide On How To Choose The Right Recruitment Agency For Your Business

According to Murray Resources, the United States has over 20,000 employment and recruitment agencies.  With so many options, you can't just select one without understanding the variables that go into making a lucrative decision. In this post, we've compiled a list of all you need to know when choosing a recruiting agency, so you can fulfill your company's goals while also saving time...

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Inside Recruiting May 20, 2022
Creative Recruitment Strategies that can Help You Attract the Best Talent in 2022

Employees are the building blocks of a company. Without these blocks, it won't take long for the organization to crumble. Hiring the right candidate can give your company the strong foundation it needs and take it to greater heights. But hiring candidates isn't enough. You need to hire top talent, for which you need creative recruiting strategies. Top candidates only stay available on the...

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Inside Recruiting May 18, 2022
10 Extraordinary Tips on Social Recruiting That Will Take You Ahead of Your Competitors in 2022

In the past decade, recruiting has changed drastically, with companies finding new and innovative ways to bring in new talent from the employment market. Thanks to social media, recruiters can now instantly connect with passive and active candidates. 49% of HR recruiters say that their organization plans to invest more into social recruiting ideas to bring in potential employees. Social...

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Inside Recruiting May 17, 2022
It's Time for Recruitment to Become as Digital-Friendly as Remote Work

Being an HR leader today is no easy feat. During the last two years, our focus has been on adapting to the situation as fast as possible. Consequently, many corporate processes born out of the pandemic feel temporary today – because initially, many of them were meant to be.  We can see three prominent groups emerging in what appears to be the aftermath of COVID: those planning to go back...

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Inside Recruiting May 17, 2022
A Guide to the Essentials of Startup Recruiting

"We've established our company, we've started an upswing in growth, time to hire, but it's hard to find, sign, and onboard talent." Is this something that you're familiar with at your startup? This is a critical issue for any small company beginning to expand staff to hire top talent? And it can be the difference between success and failure. Even established companies are having problems...

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Inside Recruiting May 13, 2022
17 Simple Yet Effective Tips for Hiring Managers to Interview Job Candidates Better

Most people believe that interviews are only stressful for the candidates doing the interviews, but that is not the truth in the employment market. Interviews are also very stressful for the ones conducting them. This is where we talk about hiring managers who have to interview several candidates in their careers and get experts on board. It is essential to have interviewing skills training...

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Mother's Day: Top 10 Reasons You Should Be Recruiting Moms

According to some research, working mothers make up one-third of women in the workforce. Because of how prevalent they are, if you're not recruiting moms, you might be missing out on a large chunk of great talent in the labor market. .  Some companies might not want to hire moms who will only work part-time, or some companies may not think that a mom will be able to focus on her...

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