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Recruiting News RoundUp

This week’s recruiting news:

55 Percent of Hiring Professionals Plan to Increase Hiring in the First Half of 2014
According to a recent survey by Dice Holdings, Inc., leading provider of specialized websites for professional communities, the nation’s professional workforce is set to increase in the New Year as 55 percent of hiring managers and recruiters plan to hire more professionals in the first half of 2014 than they did in the second half of 2013.

Recruiting Is Marketing – 4 Lessons Your HR Team Can Learn From the Marketing Department
Today’s companies find themselves in one of the most challenging times to build sustainable and strong organizations. Between automation and software, it’s never been easier to start a company. But it’s the employees that ultimately make the company, and true talent in today’s marketplace is scarce and fickle. Finding and keeping those employees has become a company priority, which has demanded a shift in how recruiters approach their jobs.

Candidates Use 16 Different Sources During a Job Search
Regardless of whether they’re buying a house or sandwich, consumers today are arguably more savvy researchers than ever before and have access to an unprecedented amount of information and resources at their fingertips. This behavior pattern has transferred over to the way people search for jobs, as well.

What Do You Learn About a Candidate in a 10 Second Video Resume?
I hear the all the kids love Snapchat!  OK, I’ve been hearing this for over a year now, but never really found any reason to write about the product. I even downloaded the App and tried it out. I still don’t seem to have a need.

5 Simple Fixes for the Toughest Recruiting Challenges
Unless you’re an in-house recruiter at Apple or Google — two highly sought-after places of employment that enjoy an endless stream of resumes — you probably struggle with the same recruiting issues most companies face. Particularly with a continued talent shortage, recruiting can sometimes feel like an uphill battle.

iRecruit Recruiter Training
Please join us on Friday, December 27th at 1pm for iRecruit Training. This month we’ll focus on recruiters and hiring managers.

About iRecruit 

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