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Recruiting News Roundup

Friday morning newsround – grab a cup of coffee and get your read on – as we take a look back through some of the important and sharable  Recruiting news that came across our newsfeeds this week:

Targeting Today’s Job Seeker (Via Indeed)
Today, employers face a rapidly shifting recruitment landscape. Changing demographics are transforming the workforce while technological innovation is creating new jobs or altering old ones forever — and challenging traditional expectations about how work can or should be done.

What the Hell Does Indeed.com Do Now That Google for Jobs is a Reality? (Via ERE)
After much speculation, Google for Jobs was officially announced last week. As rumored, Google will start serving job listings within the organic results of its popular search engine. Although it’s early, millions of job seekers who start their search at Google will find comfort staying there, just like they do for images and news, and as a result put vertical search engines like Indeed in a potentially fatal sleeper hold.

If All Hiring Managers Were Like This One, We’d Have an Amazing Workforce (Via INC)
Have you ever applied for a job you thought you were perfect for, and then heard nothing?|
Have you ever gone on a job interview, thought you nailed it, and got total radio silence? The answer to both of those questions is probably yes. You’re left wondering what you did wrong and what you could do to better next time, but no one will tell you. In fact, even if you ask directly for feedback, you probably won’t get any.

The Four Types of Content Recruiters Should Be Sharing To Build Their Personal Brands (Via Fistfull Of Talent)
Recruiting is a busy gig. There’s a lot going on everyday—from intake calls, to phone screens, to offers, not to mention all the note taking and documenting in between. With goals to think about and reqs to fill, who has time for building a personal brand by posting to social media?

How to Find Bottlenecks In Your Talent Acquisition Process (Via HR Bartender)
Being able to deal with constraints is an important part of business. Constraints are stages of a process that causes the entire process to slow down, be less effective, or stop completely. In the book “The Goal”, Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt outlines The Theory of Constraints as well as how to identify and manage them successfully. It’s a good read that HR pros should have in their library.

What Every Recruiter Should Know About Candidate Relationship Management (Via Careerbuilder)
The ways in which employers interact with potential workers are changing rapidly. Driven by a combination of demographic and technical changes, today’s workforce requirements shift dynamically. Recruiters once simply acted as filters for a large flow of applicants but are now required to be more proactive in their work.

3 Things Job Seekers Hate About Your Hiring Process (Via Recruiter)
We know the hiring process is far from perfect. To help make it better, we posed a question to some job seekers: What do you think is the worst part about the hiring process, and how would you like employers to change?

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