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Posts Tagged ‘vendor management systems’

HR Strategy Room: It’s All About the Recruiting Process

Modifying your internal hiring practices to work faster, smarter, more efficiently and effectively can be a tall order for any organization. In the HR Strategy Room, RecruitAlliance's weekly collection and commentary on the top news stories affecting Human Resources, you'll receive tips, advice, and insight to assist you in the daily trials you encounter in any busy HR department. We invite you to read, comment, and engage!

Assure your team understands the recent changes to the OFCCP laws and maintains compliance, while mitigating risk. Download the White Paper--OFCCP Update: How it Affects Your Third-Party Recruiting Strategy.

Does your company's recruiting process put you in a disadvantage in the war for top talent? Are the recruiting agencies you work with frustrated by the length of time it takes to gain vital feedback, to fine-tune their search and uncover the right candidate your organization has been searching for? In Speed Up Hiring Without Compromising Quality, you'll learn more about finding the delays in the recruiting process, and how you can best change the status quo to generate superior results. Read more.

Does your company take a "winner-take-all approach" to recruitment? Are you as competitive in talent acquisition as you are in sales, advertising/marketing, pricing and product development? In Hire to Hurt: The Boldest Recruiting Strategy of Them All, you'll see just how impactful this approach can be to gaining competitive edge in your industry. Read more.

Are you currently caught in the headcount trap? In HR, at the end of the day, it boils down to whether you have enough people to get the job done, and whether these individuals have the ability to execute their job in the most effective manner, right? In How You Can Avoid the Headcount Trap, you'll see just how easy it can be to develop a false sense of security, and three steps you can take to efficiently measure your organization's talent resources. Read more.

Nearly all organizations struggle with process improvement and streamlining the recruitment process; regardless of the number of technology-based solutions that flood the market. Does your company leverage a Vendor Management System specifically for working with third-party staffing and recruiting agencies? If you could reduce your talent acquisition costs by more than 30% across the board, improve the quality of your candidate pool, streamline the process of working with search vendors, and strengthen your ability to engage more certified diversity and small businesses--would it be worth your time to have a 10 minute phone conversation to learn more? Visit www.RecruitAlliance.com for more information.

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The Best of 2014: The Top Recruiting Take-Aways and Lessons

It's hard to believe that 2014 is coming to a close, and in less than a couple of weeks, we'll be ringing in the new year....with many new resolutions and goals to accomplish!

If you're a premium LinkedIn member, like most recruiters--get ready for a change to your InMail capability. If you aren't familiar with InMails, it's LinkedIn's private messaging system that allows members to contact individuals outside of their network. Each premium membership level comes with a certain number of monthly InMails. Previously, when you sent an InMail and did not receive a response, LinkedIn would credit you back one InMail after one week. This was an excellent way to reach targeted prospects, with relatively low-risk. In 2015, the new policy changes everything. Now, instead of receiving your InMail credit when the prospect does not respond, you will only be credited when the prospect replies to your message. Read more.

Speaking of LinkedIn, there is tons of advice and best practice tips available on the internet to make the most of this popular social network. Sometimes, along with knowing all the right things to do, it can be just as valuable to know what NOT to do on LinkedIn. Here are 5 LinkedIn Best Practices that simply don't work.

2014 was the year we saw more corporate recruiting teams tasked with the job of building an end-to-end talent brand. With the ever increasing role social media plays in the recruitment process, the best talent acquisition professionals work with marketing departments to regularly broaden the brand and attract top talent. Learn more about The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate Recruiting.

Over the course of last year, many in the staffing and recruiting industry saw their clients of many years, implement an organization-wide, Vendor Management System. This technology assists the client in managing their relationships with third-party vendors, and poises them to maintain greater control over the hiring process with external search experts. While some recruiters get a little squemish at the thought of losing access to their valued client, 2014 shows us that agencies and employers can both be more successful if they embrace and leverage these systems, to their fullest extent. For the recruitment agency, the solution empowers them to refer their best candidates without the need to cold call, and we know that time is money. RecruitAlliance is one solution that unites employers and recruiting professionals to fill more jobs than ever before. Read more and see how RA can explode your billings in 2015.

Do you feel you've learned any important lessons in 2014, and have you starting making your resolutions for the new year? Here are 3 Easy Yet Powerful Resolutions everyone should consider adding to their list.

Happy Holidays and here's to a successful and rewarding New Year!

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