How to activate your candidates for faster, more effective sourcing

Maura McElhone

“Sourcing and finding people is the most important. You can’t recruit, message, or network with someone you haven’t found.”

This quote from Glen Cathey, SVP, Global Digital Strategy and Innovation, Randstad, might be a few years old, but for many in talent acquisition, the statement is still taken as gospel.

I agree with Glen, particularly when it comes to hard-to-fill roles which require a recruiter to source and engage highly skilled and highly sought-after talent. 

But what about all those other open positions? With 90-odd percent of roles not reliant on intensive sourcing efforts, does Glen's statement still ring true? And is it really the case that “you can’t recruit, message, or network with someone you haven’t found?”

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Topics: recruiting content, candidate experience, Sourcing

How to Win the Majority of Multi-Offer Candidates

KC Donovan

Let’s face it, we’re all hiring more employees and competition for the best talent might be the greatest it’s ever been (that’s right you dot commers – ever!). If you track the offers you’re making, you’ll see that most talented candidates have multiple offers to choose from. For certain industries and roles, it’s been this way for quite a while regardless of talent ability.

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Topics: Employer Branding, recruiting content, candidate experience, competition for talent, EVP

What is ZMOT and what has it got to do with Recruiting?

Shane Gray
In 2011, Google introduced us to the Zero Moment of Truth, or ZMOT, which described a revolution in the way consumers search for information online and make decisions about brands. Now six years later, Internet Search and ZMOT continues to grow unabated in importance and scale. It’s not surprising that this consumer behavior activity has extended into the jobseeker arena and is now mirrored by “career consumers.” Recruitment tactics need to evolve to keep up.

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Topics: candidate experience, recruitment-marketing-zmot

Clinch Adds Industry Veteran to Exec. Team

Patrick Doyle

New York, NY – Clinch, a hyper growth HRTech company remaking Talent Engagement and Recruitment Marketing, is pleased to announce the newest addition to its executive team. Talent Acquisition industry veteran K.C. Donovan, joins the company as Executive Vice President of Global Strategy.

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10 Superwomen of HR and Recruiting 2017

Maura McElhone

March 8 is International Women's Day 2017, and what better way to mark it than with a shout-out to some of the wonderful women in talent acquisition?

Speakers, practitioners, influencers, and/or leaders in their own right, these ten ladies are unwavering in their efforts to inform, inspire, and empower those within their industry —whether through social media, at events, or in the workplace. By our reckoning, they genuinely strive to make the worlds of recruiting and HR better for both employer and candidate alike, and today seems like as good a day as any to recognize them for the work that they do.

Here's to the superwomen of HR and Recruiting, 2017!

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Topics: Leaders and Influencers