Recruiter News Tuesday, March 13 Social media agency, Recruiters, Small businesses & more…
Recruiter News TLDR / Table of Contents
- What it Means to be a Recruiting Superstar by Nature
- Social Media Agency, recruiters, positive candidate experience, Employment specialist Amy, seemingly perfect offers
- The 6 Best and Worst Cities for Small-Business Hiring
- Big companies have an advantage in the talent wars–but that’s not true everywhere.
- small businesses, job seekers, biggest hiring advantage, smaller companies, regional pay disparities
- The One Thing That Will Definitely Disqualify You In A Job Interview
- It has nothing to do with your lack of experience.
- candidate, previous employer, past employer, FitSmallBusiness‘s HR analyst, Common Job Interview
- As recruiters, we know recruiting is competitive, and sourcing millennials can be tough, so there are a few traits recruiters must embody to attract the right candidates: – – If you cannot put yourself in both your hiring managers and candidates shoes, you will lose at recruiting.
- While it can be easy for agency recruiters and third party recruiters to get caught up in a big payday, or a corporate recruiter to want to simply get someone into the role, thats not a great way to approach a new requirement.
- Its so easy, in fact, that 92 percent of recruiters already use social media as part of their recruiting process.
- Know the skill set, know the candidate: Most great recruiters live by this credo.
- Social Hire – the Social Media Agency for recruiters and small businesses.
- ZipRecruiter defined small businesses as those with 20 or fewer employees, and large ones as those with 500 or more.
- It’s possible that job seekers who prefer small businesses overlarge businesses or vice versa are reacting to regional pay disparities in one direction or the other.
- With that stipulation, small businesses have their biggest hiring advantage in these six cities: – – Wichita (63 percent advantage) Pueblo, Colorado (34 percent advantage) Santa Fe, New Mexico (31 percent advantage) Midland, Texas (30 percent advantage) Dallas (21 percent advantage) El Paso (20 percent advantage) – And these six…
- The study notes that while America’s three biggest metros are among the worst for small businesses, there is no general correlation between the size of a city and its advantage or disadvantage for small businesses.
- It’s because people in these cities like to work at small businesses.
- The No. 1 mistake a candidate might make is to disparage his or her prior employereither the company itself or people who worked there, says Laura Handrick, who works as FitSmallBusinesss HR analyst.
- Employers want team players, not people who carry negative baggage.
- If a candidate is overly negative about a current or past employer, it plants seeds of doubt in a hiring managers mind, he explains.
- Trashing a previous employer is something recruiters and hiring managers hate so much that they may ask leading questions in order to see if youre willing to bad-mouth a boss.
- In an interview, I can identify a bad team player right away by asking questions that lead the candidate to talk about his previous team experiences, says Dave Lopes, director of recruiting for Badger Maps.
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- Learn about the 'Heavy Door' theory of job applications.
- Evaluate candidates using the 'Cross-Platform Verification' technique.
- Effectively headhunt candidates using Boolean search strings.
- Use the advertising industry's 'Rule of Three' when contacting candidates.
- Create a Talent Pipeline that encourages great candidates to become part of your candidate pool.
- Properly define the role and get buy-in from colleagues 'before' beginning the search.
- Define the hiring process 'before' recruiting begins, and learn why this is important.
- Write an accurate, engaging and precise marketing document (aka Job Description), complete with Call-to-Action.
- Decide where and how to advertise job positions within your budget.
- Evaluate online profiles and resumes for the 'paper test'.
- Effectively screen and assess candidates in the early stages.
- Decide what format final round interviews should take.
- Create a job offer, negotiate salary and check references accurately.