Tag: turn

10 Ways You Turn Off Good Candidates

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second 1. Your job title is exceptional, and not in a good way. If it doesn’t match what a candidate would use when searching. What would you enter into a search bar if you were a candidate looking for this job? That’s the title you should use. It might be tempting to use a fun title like Coding Ninja or…

How Midsize Companies Can Turn Talent and Technology Challenges Into Transformative Change

All businesses took a hit at the onset of the pandemic, but for many midsize companies, the impact felt like a head-on collision. A recent SMB Group survey measuring the initial scope of disruption on small to midsize companies had a staggering 75% of respondents saying COVID-19 negatively impacted their business. That’s a sharp contrast from a digital transformation study conducted a year ago…

Turn Hunter-Gatherers Into Farmers: How Modern Talent Acquisition Can Adopt Millenia-Old Evolutionary Changes to Hire Better and Faster

For decades, talent-acquisition teams have been built around the idea that all talent must be found externally, over-optimizing tools and processes around the theory that the best hire is going to start as a stranger. Recruiters have been trained in a hunter-gatherer model to ignore some of their best talent sources just because they didn’t match up to that idea. But as any student…

The 7 Words That Turn Candidates Off!

Communication is a tricky thing. It’s so easy to turn off another party by simply using just one wrong word, especially when you’re trying to build a relationship with a candidate you potentially want to hire. I think there are some words and phrases that have a high probability of turning off a candidate to want to come work for your organization. I speak…

Mobile users turn away from Dajie.com

The recruitment and professional social networking platform Dajie.com is failing to make inroads among mobile users, according to the most recent report from Sootoo.com.  In H2 2018, total hours spent on the Dajie.com app fell by 8 percent year-over-year. Domestic rival Mai Mai was up 6 percent year-over-year in the same metric. Dajie.com has been on a downward trajectory since announcing the completion of…

Turn the Tables and Interview Your Recruiting Firms

Three weeks ago, I was invited to pitch to a group of investors on behalf of a potential client: a Series B Silicon Valley startup. Our job, as the client’s recruiting partner, was to convey to the investor that hiring 200 employees (mostly engineers) was doable within six months (by Dec 2018). In short, it was an interview. The investors wanted to confirm that…

Turn Your Talent Failures Into Wins (Part 1)

It’s a new year and business leaders are goal setting and planning out the year with the best of intentions. Just after we’ve finished scrambling to “achieve” last year’s goals, we’ve rushed into planning, without the care and strategic thought the process requires: it’s like clockwork.  But our good intentions alone work about as well with planning as they do with our annual January…

Indeed to turn partly subscription-based in 2018

Indeed Resume, which houses the world’s largest database of resumes (more than 100 million), will adopt a subscription-based model by the turn of the year and say goodbye to its current, pay-per-contact model. The post Indeed to turn partly subscription-based in 2018 appeared first on AIM Group.

Turn Your Chairs With These 4 Blind Recruitment Tools

Don’t you love “The Voice“?  Blake and Adam’s banter over why a contestant should pick one over the other.  The jokes, the art and the contestant’s ultimate joy over being selected. Or just looking at Adam.  Or Blake. While “The Dating Game” likely pioneered the concept of blind auditions, “The Voice” has absolutely highlighted the relevance in modern society.  As studies abound about unconscious bias…