When you are in Talent Acquisition, there are few certainties in your world. Job descriptions will change at the 11th hour, and budgets will be slashed, and candidates will change their minds with the frequency of strobe light. But one thing has remained the same through all the hiring (r)evolutions in the last decade or so – the resume.
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As we near year end and transition into 2015, we're going to bring you a "best of" series of Talent and HR News Weekly Roundups over the next few weeks. We'll share some of the most popular, interesting, and newsworthy pieces that we shared over the past year related to certain topics. This week we're spotlighting "Best of Recruiting." Check out what made the cut below:
1) Top Tips for Recruiting from Businessworks
"During the past three years that I've been CTO at Affectv, we have grown from three to 40 people, more than doubling our Engineering team in the last eight months alone, says Pravin (Prav) Paratey. In the next six months, we are looking to double this number again. We've made mistakes and avoided some ... here are the things I wish I'd known three years ago!"
This week's Talent and HR News Weekly Roundup features a primer for the modern recruiter and includes articles that cover tips to rethink your role as a recruiter. It's easy to fall into a pattern of doing things the way you always have. Face it, today's recruiting challenges are different from yesterday's challenges, and hopefully these tips will highlight some new approaches.
1) 5 Ways To Reinvent Your Recruiting Strategy from Forbes.com
"I’ve seen this happen before: even the very best in-your-face, cult-like workforce culture can’t survive a profits meltdown. What drew employees to the thriving company – bragging rights, benefits, big salaries and big personalities – will push them away when the shine is off the company, salaries and benefits are frozen, and career advancement is slowed. And forget about trying to fill those empty seats when business picks up – news of a shaky workplace and broken culture travels fast."