Candidate sourcing is difficult – and according to recruiters, it’s only become more of a challenge in recent years. In fact, 65% of recruiters claim talent shortage is the biggest difficulty they face in the hiring process (source).
With social media platforms and job boards taking over the recruitment industry, there are more ways than ever to reach job candidates. But there’s one valuable resource you may be ignoring: former employees. Continue reading “Can Former Employees Help You Find Job Candidates?”
In a recent blog post we declared that strategic candidate sourcing was not, in fact, dead. Instead, we proposed that technological advances have simply changed the way recruiters do it. Today, we dive a little deeper and explore 52 statistics about modern candidate sourcing. Our hope is that you can use these statistics to inform and evolve your current candidate sourcing strategy.
Passive Candidate Sourcing: A Quick Primer
Continue reading “52 Candidate Sourcing Statistics for Recruiters”
Just like any other industry, there have been innumerable changes to the recruiting landscape in recent years. 2016 will see even more challenges and any recruiter hoping to be successful in the New Year will do their best to stay ahead of these changes. Luckily for you, ZoomInfo has compiled a list of the top recruiting trends in 2016 all recruiters need to be aware of. Continue reading “Top Recruiting Trends of 2016”
This is the final piece in our four-part series on how recruiters can increase candidate response rates. Last week, we went over why recruiters should customize their approach for each candidate they contact. In the conclusion to our series, we’ll discuss CTAs and the dos and the don’ts of the follow-up email.
Continue reading “[Part 4 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Conclude Your Email”
This is part three of our four-part series on how recruiters can increase candidate response rates. Last week, you learned more about creating compelling subject lines and leveraging connections. This week, we’ll discuss the importance of customizing your recruiting emails. Continue reading “[Part 3 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Customize Recruiting Emails”
You’ve done your research. You’ve found the top candidates. Now comes the hardest part of candidate sourcing: how do you get them to respond to your emails?
While some recruiters might jump the gun – shooting off a cookie-cutter job listing to everyone on their list – you know better.
Continue reading “[Part 1 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Start Candidate Sourcing”
Interest in the logistics and transport industry has steadily diminished. And as the current workforce ages, recruiters are scrambling to fill positions. According to a recent global study, 75% of logistics and supply chain businesses have been affected by skill shortages, with 22% affected either highly or critically. So how can logistics companies combat this skill shortage? Continue reading “Recruiting Tips: 5 Ways to Encourage Young People to Work in Logistics”
The state of the workforce is rapidly changing. Given the health of the economy, population demographics, social issues and more, it’s no wonder why employment is so volatile.
In order to navigate this constantly shifting landscape, recruiters need to stay abreast of these changes. And with the generational differences of the Millennials vs. Boomers, this is especially important. Continue reading “The Changing Landscape of the Workforce: Millennials vs. Boomers [infographic]”