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The Current State of Talent Acquisition at ERE's Fall Conference

The Current State of Talent Acquisition at ERE's Fall Conference

Next week I will be emceeing ERE’s annual conference in New Orleans. To say I'm excited would be an understatement because the theme for the event is something near and dear to my heart. The theme this year, “Transform Your TA Department, Transform Your Business,” speaks volumes as to the current state of talent acquisition and why I started Proactive Talent Strategies.

48 Tools Every Sourcer And Recruiter Needs To Know [Updated]

48 Tools Every Sourcer And Recruiter Needs To Know [Updated]

If you’re a recruiter or sourcer, do you often find yourself starting your day early or staying up late to coordinate interview scheduling, pull together spreadsheets and reports, or search for tools that can improve your sourcing skills? If you’re a talent acquisition leader or recruiting manager, are you looking to speed up your candidate sourcing and recruiting process while improving your quality of hire?

5 Tips Every Talent Leader Needs To Know About Recruiting Metrics

5 Tips Every Talent Leader Needs To Know About Recruiting Metrics

As a recruiting executive, you know how important it is to be able to demonstrate the value your team brings to your business. But with everything on your plate, it’s easy to put your recruiting metrics on the back burner. Or, perhaps you’re just not a math person, and so you’ve been putting it off for as long as you can. So how do you get started with your recruiting metrics?

How To Attract Top Talent With An Unknown Or Misunderstood Employer Brand

How To Attract Top Talent With An Unknown Or Misunderstood Employer Brand

Are you a startup or a small and medium-sized business with an unknown brand? Or even if you’re a big and established corporation, perhaps you have a misunderstood brand where the market perception is different from your actual company culture and employee experience? In both cases, trying to compete with the Googles and Facebooks of the world to attract and hire top talent may feel like an impossibly difficult task. But it doesn’t have to be.

5 Creative Ways You Can Use Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality For Employer Branding

5 Creative Ways You Can Use Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality For Employer Branding

You may have heard that virtual reality and augmented reality are the next “big thing” in technology, and how they will revolutionize the way we live, learn, work and play. And they are going to completely change how we attract, engage and recruit talent in the future as well. Here are some out-of-box ideas you can use to deliver unique, memorable experiences to your candidates and bring your employer brand to life through VR and AR.

5 Ways To Use Video For Talent Attraction

5 Ways To Use Video For Talent Attraction

Is your company still relying on text-based recruitment marketing in a visual world? The thing is, candidates want to know what it's really like to work at your company, and a bullet list of skills and a blanket sell statement about the company in a job description just doesn't cut it anymore. There is just no better platform than video to create that emotional attraction to a company and job opportunity -- and I'll tell you why!

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

How do you go about building an effective social recruiting and employer brand strategy to attract and hire top talent? Where is talent acquisition heading? Read on to find out from our Founder and Principal Consultant Will Staney's interview on Win-Win@Work Radio Show.

How To Create Awesome Employer Brand Content Candidates Will Love

How To Create Awesome Employer Brand Content Candidates Will Love

A bad hire can cost you a lot more than you think it does. So what can you do to make sure this doesn’t happen to your company? You need to proactively build your employer brand to attract and influence only the best (and right) talent to apply and work for your company.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

In today’s competitive job market, relying on job postings as your sole recruiting strategy just won’t cut it anymore. If you want the very best talent, you need to have a multi-channel recruiting and employer brand strategy to find, nurture and convert qualified candidates to hires for your company. 

Why Your Company Needs Employer Branding & How To Get Started

Why Your Company Needs Employer Branding & How To Get Started

There is no company on the planet that shouldn’t use employer branding to help them attract and hire the best talent. If you’re not proactively making an effort to manage and join in on the conversation around your company’s employer brand, you can bet that someone else is.