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The mythical "right fit" isn’t just possible, but necessaryWhile culture fit has become a strong focus in recent years, it entails a lot more than finding someone who simply blends into and feeds a company’s existing culture. Due to a variety of factors, we tend to try to fill a role as quickly as possible, sacrificing other intangibles. But we should be holding out for finding a long-term fit—someone who is the right person for the role and the company, and who also feels that the company and job are right for them.
Monster is returning to SIA’s Executive Forum with more love for staffing than everLast year at SIA's Executive Forum, we made it loud and clear that Monster is deeply committed to the staffing industry. A year later, our commitment remains unwavering. Here’s a look at what we’ve been working on and what you can expect from us in 2019.
Is your HR tech taking you away from the human part of your job?HR technology is great—until you have so much of it you can't do the rest of your job: the people part. We asked the pros how to straddle the two worlds of today's recruiters: technology that you need to source candidates, and the relationship management you need to close hiring deals.
How AI will shape recruiting in 2019It’s official—artificial intelligence, or AI, is no longer a trend. It’s a living, breathing part of the recruiting industry. Almost two-thirds (63%) of talent acquisition professionals say AI has changed the way recruiting is done at their company. No matter what level of familiarity you have with AI—if any at all—it’s going to impact the future in a big way. Here are a few key places that AI can really make a difference in your recruiting life this year:
If you want more innovation, hire a more diverse tech teamCompanies that rank high for hiring diverse candidates are 35% more likely to show higher financial returns in their industry. But it's more than just profit margins that are impacted by diverse talent. Diverse teams also lead to more and better innovation. Here are some steps you can take to increase the diversity of your tech team.
The secret to hiring (and keeping) top tier tech candidatesMore and more, tech professionals can’t be categorized as either passive or active candidates. They’re just always on. They always have an ear to the rail; they’re aware of their value; and they’re ready to take the next opportunity at a moment’s notice. How can you succeed in the era of the always-on candidate? We asked recruiters for expert advice on how to woo those candidates and continue to win new clients.
How to use text for better recruitingHow much faster could you fill job reqs if all stakeholders responded to your communications in minutes? It would be a game-changer, right? That’s why texting—especially with candidates—is a revolutionizing the recruiting industry. Here’s advice on the do’s and don’ts of texting with candidates.
You don’t have to be a tech giant to recruit like oneEven if you don’t have the recruiting power of an Amazon, Microsoft or Facebook, you can take inspiration from these tech giants when you’re trying to attract the best tech talent. Here are some ways to tailor their winning strategies to your hiring needs, whether you’re a tech firm or just need top tech talent.
It's the biggest time of year for job search—here's how recruiters can take advantage of itWhen it comes to New Year’s resolutions, finding a new job is usually a big one. Monster Intelligence, which tracks job seeker and other behavior on Monster.com, has the data to back that up. Last year, the top week for job search activity was the week of January 22. And when comparing job searches by month, there was no contest – January came way out on top, with February and March the next busiest months. In other words, the New Year and most of Q1 is prime time for making candidate connections. Take advantage of this prime candidate sourcing time with these eight “resolution recruiting” tactics.
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