Can Former Employees Help You Find Job Candidates?

job candidatesCandidate 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?”

[Part 4 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Conclude Your Email

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.

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[Part 2 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Write a Targeted Email

This is part two of our four-part series on how recruiters can increase candidate response rates. Last week, we talked about utilizing the right medium and knowing your candidate personas. This week, it’s all about writing targeted emails, crafting perfect subject lines and leveraging connections.

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[Part 1 of 4] Improving Candidate Response Rates: How to Start Candidate Sourcing

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.

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Recruiting Tips: 5 Ways to Encourage Young People to Work in Logistics

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 Changing Landscape of the Workforce: Millennials vs. Boomers [infographic]

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]”