How to Use Social Media to Turn Job Seekers Into Applicants


Social media is a way for companies to put messages out to millions of prospective job candidates to find that one who fits the job description perfectly. While most recruiters use social media as a way to enhance their recruiting efforts, there are powerful ways to use social media to find your next employee and […]

How the Improving Economy is Making Hiring Harder

For workers, a growing economy means better jobs and the ability to choose between quality jobs to find that next career move. For companies, a growing economy means more revenue and more opportunities to grow. But a growing economy also means that there are less qualified workers looking for jobs, and the lack of quality […]

How Recruiting is Changing in 2016 and Beyond


The recruitment industry and associated in-house human resources equivalents are always changing, and as 2016 arrives, evolution is sure to take place. The Internet has changed so much about the recruitment process, so whether you work for an outside company that specializes solely in recruiting or you’re a human resources professional tasked with finding the […]

Why the Online Recruiting Marketplace is Surging


Not too long ago, companies used online recruiting as a sort of way to reinforce the results they were getting with print advertising and other standard recruiting practices that had been used for decades. But all of that is changing and the online recruiting marketplace is surging to a position of dominance. According to, […]

Why Social Platforms Will Play an Even Bigger Role for Recruiters in 2016


When social media networks first debuted, companies and recruiters viewed them as places where people posted cat pictures and looked up new recipes. But as time has gone by, social media has threatened to completely change the Internet. As 2016 approaches, recruiters need to respect the significantly increasing role that social media will play in […]

Why Quality of Hire is The One Metric to Rule Them All


Recruiting professionals and job boards are constantly looking for ways to quantify their work so that others can understand their effectiveness. The best way to measure effectiveness is to create a metric, and the metric that has shot to the top of everyone’s list is the quality of hire metric. Recruiters and job boards have […]

5 Trends and Challenges Ahead for Recruiters in 2016


As 2015 starts coming to a close, recruiters and candidates are analyzing the trends that they can expect to see in 2016. Recruiters always want to be ahead of the curve when it comes to matching the right candidate with the right opportunity, and candidates are always interested to see whether or not they are […]

Why Hiring in 2016 Means More Video, Storytelling and Diversity

4 Ways Top Recruiters Nail Their Brand as a Leader

Hiring a new employee has previously meant putting an ad in the paper or going by word-of-mouth through a friend, family member, or current employee. These days, the Internet has allowed businesses of all sizes to spread the word about openings across the country and across the world with the click of a mouse. Even […]

The Future for Recruiters? Data and Social


It was not that long ago that a finely tuned resume was the best way for a candidate to get the interview they wanted. When the Internet came along, it was treated as an enhancement to the traditional process. As Internet technology developed, recruiters started to see the value in being able to sift through […]

Why Employer Branding will Matter More Than Ever in 2016


According to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends report, employer branding has made a comeback as a top priority of employers. An average of 59 percent of the world’s employers are boosting their investment in brand creation and management (in the U.S., the number is 62 percent), so it looks like 2016 will be the “Year of […]

3 Recruiting Trends in 2016

2016 Recruitment Trends

Recruiting is heating up as the economy shows signs of strengthening, but are you ready? Is your company ready? If not, check out the following 3 recruiting trends picking up steam in 2016: 1. The Candidate Experience Like it or not, candidates are now able to talk about their recruiting experiences right away. Sites like […]