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Archive for July, 2016

Why HR Is Important…..

Comments Off on Why HR Is Important…..Written on July 29th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 3 Key Business outcomes to expect from recruitment process outsourcing, Why HR is important –even for start-up, The value of listening to employee feedback. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

3 Key Business outcomes to expect from recruitment process outsourcing: Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) sounds like the promised land of talent acquisition, with its ability to improve efficiency, streamline recruitment, and enable you to hire higher-quality talent. But like all business investments, it needs to be directly tied to measurable outcomes for it to be right for your organization. It’s not enough to go RPO just for the sake of creating a better hiring experience for candidates and hiring managers. In addition to improving constituent experience, you have to predict and deliver substantive gains that will directly impact the business financially as a result of the improved experience. …Read More…

Why HR is important –even for start-up: HR is relevant and necessary – even for startups. Many startup owners assume they don’t have to worry about HR functions until later on, when they’ve grown – but that’s simply not true. When it’s difficult to manage the paperwork and compliance forms, even something as (seemingly) simple as recruiting and hiring becomes a burden.  …Read More…

The value of listening to employee feedback: In every relationship, we all want to feel valued. We all want to feel useful. We want to feel understood, acknowledged, and included. This is true even in the workplace. When a company starts to think about where it will be in five or ten years, reaching out to employees for their input goes a long way toward making them feel all of those things. Finding ways to engage with employees about the design and future of the company ensures that you create a corporate culture that fits the people who have to work within it every day. …Read More…

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.”-– Joseph Barbara
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Recruiting Top Talent in India: 5 Major Trends to Watch

Comments Off on Recruiting Top Talent in India: 5 Major Trends to WatchWritten on July 27th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
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So your company is ready to expand operations in the Pacific Rim. The outlook for sustainable profitability in India is excellent, and will continue to increase. Consider the following about the region:

• Largest democracy in the world.
• 7th largest country on the globe.
• Current population is approximately 1.28 Billion.
• 50% of India’s current population is under 25 years old.
• 9th largest economy and one of the world’s fastest growing.
• Average annual GDP growth rate of 5.5% and anticipated to grow at an annualized average of 8%.
• The labor force is the world’s second largest.
• More than 70% of organizations propose to increase hiring across all levels, thanks to a stable political environment and macro-economic conditions.

There has never been a better time to grow a business in India. If you’re already operating in this region, here are the top five trends to watch, the second half of 2016.

1. Employer branding remains a core focus of hiring companies. Businesses see the connection between quality branding and the ability to attract top talent. The increased use of social media has prompted more than 60% of companies to upscale the employer branding budget to stand out as an employer of choice. Indian-based companies identify such social media channels as LinkedIn with the best way to market their brand and engage candidates socially.

2. Mobile recruiting is gaining momentum. 59% of candidates are leveraging mobile to seek new jobs, and 52% use mobile to apply. In 2015, only 13% of employers invested in a mobile strategy. That number is expected to more than double, by the end of the year.

3. Job board recruitment activity in India continues to grow. According to the Employment Index for June, the increase is 17% year-on-year. The demand for senior management professionals expended by 50%. The education sector increased 65%, and the greatest decrease in online hiring was in the shipping and marine sector (down 14%).

4. HR technologies enable centralized recruitment processes. As human resources changes to a shared services model, with the goal of improving enterprise-wide efficiency, organizations are aligning talent acquisition with expanded business strategies. HR technology will become more streamlined as companies strive to achieve a single application for applicant tracking, vendor management, and video interviewing.

5. The top 10 companies in India growing at the highest rate. Organizations generally use a mix of four to five sourcing channels in order to access a diverse and varied talent pool. According to Economictimes.com, these companies are implementing the best processes, creating a quality brand image, and attracting the highest quality talent. These are the competitors in the region to look out for: Google India, American Express India, Ujjivan Financial Services, Teleperformance India, Godrej Consumer Products, Marriott Hotels India, SAP Labs, The Oberoi Group, Lemon Tree Hotels, and Intuit India Product.

With a workforce in ready-mode, an expanding economy and markets waiting to explode, growing operations in the Pacific Rim in 2016 is like getting in on the ground floor of an amazing business opportunity. There has never been a better time to run an organization in India!

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HR- It’s Time To Reset…..

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about. How to build your Internal recruiting Practice, 5 tips for better sourcing via improved job Descriptions, Human resources- It’s time for a reset. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

How to build your Internal recruiting Practice: External recruiters are a crutch. I need to be careful with this one, lest I misrepresent my point, but hear me out. What is “recruiting?” Visit different companies and you’ll find the definition …Read More…

5 tips for better sourcing via improved job Descriptions: Writing great job descriptions and advertisements that actually deliver the type of applicants you are targeting is a very overlooked aspect in sourcing. All employers of all types are shortchanging themselves by not fully taking advantage of the opportunity. …Read More…

Human resources- It’s time for a reset: According to a recent Harvard Business Review article, the road to top jobs in major corporations is shifting. The article, which details research findings relative to “The New Path to the C-Suite,” discusses how the functions of marketing, finance and human resources (HR) are evolving. But perhaps the most crucial finding points to the struggles HR executives face when it comes to gaining clout in the C-Suite. …Read More…

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” -- Henry Ford

Sourcing With New Technology…..

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Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Technology, the pulse of every sourcer- introducing the source innovation lab, How Sourcers can shine on snapchat, What Telent AMD and why is it the future of recruitment?. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

Technology, the pulse of every sourcer- introducing the source innovation lab: Behind every great sourcer lies technology. Sourcers are extremely keen on the latest technology fads and trends. Technology is a passion we have that drives our profession as much as curiosity. …Read More….

How Sourcers can shine on snapchat: Lately, it seems like a ton of people in the recruiting and sourcing community are trying to figure out Snapchat. Meanwhile, DMR said there are a 100 million daily active users, 30% of millennial users access Snapchat, and 9,000 snaps per second. …Read More…

What Telent AMD and why is it the future of recruitment?: AMD: (Acquisition, Management and Development). Wouldn’t it be nice if hiring were as simple as writing out a job description and finding the perfect person fitting the role and the aspirations of the hiring manager at just a click of a button? …Read More…

“Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.” -- Byron Dorgan

Building Recruiting Practice…

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Key staffing company trends to look out for, How to build your internal recruiting practice, Ask these 24 interview questions to find a marketing rock star. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

Key staffing company trends to look out for : The staffing industry is currently at one of the most dynamic periods in its history. Over the last few years, the staffing industry has been expanding rapidly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), temporary recruitment hit an all-time high of 2.9 million jobs in mid-2014. And it is still rising …Read More…

How to build your internal recruiting practice: External recruiters are a crutch. I need to be careful with this one, lest I misrepresent my point, but hear me out. What is “recruiting?” Visit different companies and you’ll find the definition (and philosophy) differs quite a bit. Having been a rather frequent jumper the last 6 years, I’ve experienced many of these …Read More…

Ask these 24 interview questions to find a marketing rock star: When it’s time to expand your startup’s growing team, you can’t go wrong with hiring a marketing strategist. Sure, accountants, customer service reps and other specialists are all important, but it’s your marketing team that puts money directly back into your pocket. But, of course, you don’t want just any marketer. You want a true rock star -- somebody who’s going to move the needle for your business. Why is this important? …Read More…

“ Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work” -- Thomas A. Edison

Recruitment Marketers……

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 4 HR trends blowing up talent acquisition, part 5, Break your email addiction in a few simple steps, 3 Amazing tools to make every recruitment marketer a hero. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

4 HR trends blowing up talent acquisition, part 5: Companies in the candidate relationship management (CRM) segment focus on the top of the candidate engagement funnel. They give employers better ways to interact with potential hires and build talent communities. Now that more and more companies emphasize the candidate experience, effective CRM solutions have become critical for building rapport with candidates prior to selection and engaging them enough that they want to apply to and work for the company. …Read More…

Break your email addiction in a few simple steps: This is not a rare occurrence. In part, that’s because my inbox somehow seems to triple in occupancy overnight, every night. But it’s also because I just have to know what’s in those email messages. For all I know, the next email – the one I missed because I closed my inbox and moved on to other things – could be the email. …Read More…

3 Amazing tools to make every recruitment marketer a hero: Technology can really help with this so I thought I’d share what I show the recruitment marketers that I mentor. Each of our client projects is run through it as an internal project management tool.  When we start working with a new client, we create a Trello board for them and work with them through it to generate lots of lovely outcomes.  It massively improves communication, visibility of activities …Read More…

“Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time. - Arnold H. Glasow

HR Functions……

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Talent Acquisition is the only HR function that matters, How to Ace a skype interview, Why constant learning is critical to your career. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

Talent Acquisition is the only HR function that matters: Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked what is the most important function under the HR umbrella, …Read More…

How to Ace a skype interview: The world is more connected today than it’s ever been. Thanks to travel and technology, you can patch into almost anyone, anywhere at any time. Increasing global mobility is changing the jobs market, too. The interview process isn’t always the traditional face-to-face method anymore. …Read More…

Why constant learning is critical to your career: The key objective of this policy is to improve cohesion and collaboration between different functions and specialisms, and to increase internal mobility. For staff at all levels, learning is important and the emphasis on collaboration means that alongside the external training, expert employees share their expertise with classes covering fencing, …Read More…

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” - George S. Patton

Career Advancements……

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Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, How to create paths to career advancement that matter to your employees, This is the key to real collaboration in tech, What is Talen AMD and why is it the future of recruiting, If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

How to create paths to career advancement that matter to your employees: It’s no secret that offering professional development opportunities and career training appeals to job candidates. According to a 2014 Global Workforce Study conducted by Towers Watson, career advancement opportunities matter most to employees when deciding to join or leave an organization. …Read More…

This is the key to real collaboration in tech: No one knows and appreciates the virtues of a collaborative work environment more than Jason Saltzman, founder and CEO of New York City-based shared workspace Alley. The key to making a true collaborative environment work? Open source technology, Saltzman says. …Read More…

What is Talent AMD and why is it the future of recruiting: AMD: (Acquisition, Management and Development). Wouldn’t it be nice if hiring were as simple as writing out a job description and finding the perfect person fitting the role and the aspirations of the hiring manager at just a click of a button? …Read More…

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Century Human Resources…….

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Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 5 Roles that will power 21st century human resources departments, 3 Ways Predictive analytics help you hire better, Why constant learning is critical to your career. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

5 Roles that will power 21st century human resources departments: A 21st century company has to be employee-centric in order to stay relevant and push the boundaries of industry. After all, it’s great people that make a great company.  …Read More….

3 Ways Predictive analytics help you hire better: We’ve been inundated with bewildering big data for years now. Thankfully, predictive analytics has emerged to help us put that data to use in ways that drive business results. In talent acquisition (TA), predictive analytics is a tool that helps companies hire better and faster. In today’s highly competitive talent market, doing so is key …Read More…

Why constant learning is critical to your career: The key objective of this policy is to improve cohesion and collaboration between different functions and specialisms, and to increase internal mobility. For staff at all levels, learning is important and the emphasis on collaboration means that alongside the external training, expert employees share their expertise with classes covering fencing, Spanish and knitting, …Read More…

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.” - St. Jerome

Rethinking Strategies……..

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Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, HR? Mobile Technology will make you rethink your strategy, Living in a world of secret sourcing: The cleared candidate search, Source smarter: How to build a research and sourcing plan. If you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

HR? Mobile Technology will make you rethink your strategy: The use of mobile technology is on the rise, with employees using their smartphones on a regular basis. And, if you're an employer, this increase isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  …Read More…

Living in a world of secret sourcing: The cleared candidate search: Recently I took a new role with comScore, a data-driven company, and I cannot tell you how happy I really am. Before this stellar role looking for data analysts and data scientists I was tasked with sourcing for cleared candidates in the IT space. Let me explain to you the work that was tasked to …Read More…

Source smarter: How to build a research and sourcing plan: Tools, technology, and the Internet have revolutionized the way sourcers conduct research and identify talent.  I started sourcing at an in-between time where we had some tools and technology, but still worked through physical directories, faxed resumes and conducted telephone sourcing. …Read More…

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