Organisations need to innovate, control hiring spend and yet continue to deliver an excellent candidate experience. Martin Dangerfield, founder of consulting firm DANGERFIELD explores the practical options for talent acquisition teams looking to provide a flexible approach to how they hire.
Talent Attraction leaders say they usually lose diverse candidates early in the recruitment funnel - but they're not always clear why.
Data from 1,000 candidates we surveyed and 25,000+ questions they asked prospective employers during the recruitment process, reveals how they make up their mind on whether an employer is serious about diversity (spoiler alert, stats & photos alone won't cut it):
1. Which specific diversity questions do they want answered?
2. Where do they look for this information?
3. Best, and not best, practices they’ve seen.
A whistle-stop ride through ten innovative and highly practical free/low cost recruitment tips. We will show you how to maximise results from Advert copy, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, recruitment software, guerrilla marketing recruitment techniques, job boards & social media.
We believe that if companies and people each know the best fit for themselves, matching them together is easy. And, if companies and people continue to live up to their promise, they should always be happy together. Your employer brand helps achieve this.
An effective employer brand should be the top priority of every competitive business in the world, because the people behind the brand are the only true competitive advantage left. But your employer brand isn’t words, logos and what you do: It’s who you are, how you make people feel and the experiences you create. And the good news for your business is that a strong employer brand and employee value proposition brings nothing but benefits.
Conducting background checks on candidates is a must-have for employers wanting to meet regulatory obligations or mitigate the cost, safety and reputational risk of a bad hire. But there are vital compliance considerations which must be adhered to along the way. In this session, Steve Smith explores the typical pitfalls which hiring firms must avoid. From criminal record checks to social media searches, learn from real-life errors made by other hiring firms and leave with practical guidance on how you can develop a robust background screening programme.
Following on from my thematic seminar on the topic of the changing world of student recruitment, this Masterclass will be a rapid-fire 15 minutes of practical ideas, take-aways and suggestions for how you can improve or change your graduate recruitment processes to reduce time to hire and costs whilst also improving candidate experience, enhancing employer brand and driving up quality of hire.
Candidate feedback is vital for improving your recruitment process but are your candidates really telling you the truth or just telling what you want to hear? Marie O’Sullivan, Head of Marketing at Sonru, will examine the lessons learned from over half a million video interviews and offer advice on how to distinguish constructive criticism from flattery feedback.
We should all be experts at it but most of us still make it up as we go along. Stop it. Now. In this 15 minute workshop you'll learn the simple framework for successful candidate assessment along with the best techniques to win-over "A player" talent.
Find out how to promote your employer brand to attract the best candidates to your roles.
Your external image as an employer has a direct impact on your ability to attract the best candidates for your roles. The activation phase of your employer brand is the key to success, and requires holistic communication to ensure your company is engaging with the right kind of talent in an attractive way. This session provides in-house recruiters with strategic best practice in how and where to promote your employer brand to achieve tangible results.
This session will detail:
How candidates really perceive your employer brand
Jobseekers’ top rated employee value proposition factors
How to activate your employer brand
The best channels for promoting your employer brand
Need help recruiting digital talent? Not sure what digital skills to look for and how to assess them? Mervyn Dinnen, HR & talent Trends Analyst will tell you the 10 things you need to know about digital mindsets and how you should go about recruiting them.
An account of how adopting military strategies to business is more efficient and prosperous than conventional business acumen
A JD & person spec is not a proper brief. A requisition form in your ATS is not a proper brief. An email exchange with the hiring manager is not a proper brief. A short call or meeting with the hiring manager is not a proper brief. A lengthy call / meeting where the hiring manager tells you what they want is not a proper brief. Discover what is a ‘proper brief’ and how to set yourself up for recruiting success in this masterclass session.
Over the past decade, technology has continued to dramatically change and improve the way in which businesses operate, but that improvement hasn’t always made it to the hiring process. We discuss how new approaches to recruitment using the latest technology, such as Video Interviewing, Bots, Machine Learning and AI, along with the latest methodologies such as gamification and mobile-first, can deliver a stronger candidate experience; providing your business with that crucial competitive advantage when attracting the best talent.