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Candidate Personas: Your Path to Better Messaging

Candidate personas—borrowed from marketing’s highly successful use of “buyer” or “shopper” personas to drive consumer messaging—represent a picture of your target candidate based on a composite of common and desirable attributes.

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candidate relationship management How To: 5 Smart Steps to Gathering Content For Candidate Nurture Campaigns

How To: 5 Smart Steps to Gathering Content For Candidate Nurture Campaigns

One of the most common challenges talent acquisition teams face when launching—and especially maintaining—a Talent CRM program is finding fresh content that will appeal to their talent pool members and convert them to applicants.

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talent acquisition Q&A With Worldwide Clinical Trials' Matt Miller: Staying Agile in a Candidate-Driven Market

Q&A With Worldwide Clinical Trials' Matt Miller: Staying Agile in a Candidate-Driven Market

Matt Miller is the Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Worldwide Clinical Trials, a Contract Resource Organization founded by physicians to advance medical science and achieve successful drug development.

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talent acquisition How Recruiting Operations Can Adopt Agile Principles For Better Talent Acquisition Results

How Recruiting Operations Can Adopt Agile Principles For Better Talent Acquisition Results

When most people, whether they’re on the employer side or the job seeker side, think about the traditional hiring process, agile usually isn’t the word that comes to mind.

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talent acquisition Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

One of the main reasons organizations avoid replacing sub-par talent acquisition technology is the time-intensive nature of implementation.

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talent acquisition Pump Up The Volume: How High-Volume Recruiters Are Hiring Smarter and Faster

Pump Up The Volume: How High-Volume Recruiters Are Hiring Smarter and Faster

Qualified, interested and available candidates. You need a lot of them and you need them now. With unemployment still towering above pre-pandemic levels, high-volume hiring should be easier and faster than ever, right? Wrong.

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candidate experience 3 Ways to Stay Consistent, Personalized and Compelling With Automated Candidate Communications

3 Ways to Stay Consistent, Personalized and Compelling With Automated Candidate Communications

Pandemic restrictions are easing up and many professionals are brushing up their resume. Earlier this year, 1 in 4 American workers indicated that once the threat of COVID took a sharp decline, they’d start looking for a new job. Interestingly, 42% of those who admit they’re ready to jump ship also graded their employer a “C” or below for their ability to maintain employee “connectedness and culture” during the pandemic.

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ai for recruiting How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

There’s little mystery as to why top talent is in the driver’s seat. There are 8.6 million people considered out of work in the U.S. and nearly 10 million job openings. Supply and demand aside, people’s mindsets have changed about their jobs. Many Americans have questioned what really works for them at work over the course of the pandemic. The answer of ...

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campus event recruiting Virtual Campus Recruiting: 7 Steps Recruiters Can Take to Stand Out With Gen Z

Virtual Campus Recruiting: 7 Steps Recruiters Can Take to Stand Out With Gen Z

The 2021-22 school year is underway. The strategies early talent recruiters plan to use in order to engage and recruit on campus and online only continue to evolve.

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talent acquisition TAtech’s Top 100 Most Influential Thought Leaders: Wisdom and Storytelling with GR8 People’s CEO and Co-founder, Diane Smith

TAtech’s Top 100 Most Influential Thought Leaders: Wisdom and Storytelling with GR8 People’s CEO and Co-founder, Diane Smith

Diane Smith is GR8 People’s Co-founder, CEO, head coach and curator for our overall strategic direction and the driving force behind our commitment to teamwork, talent platform excellence and superior customer service.

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talent acquisition IT Recruiting in 2021: An Increased Competition For Tech Talent And a Renewed Focus On Diversity

IT Recruiting in 2021: An Increased Competition For Tech Talent And a Renewed Focus On Diversity

Competition for tech workers alongside the need to attract, retain and support diverse talent will only increase in the coming months. Investing time now to assess your organization’s ability to connect and engage with a broader range of skilled tech talent, as well as leverage the hiring tools that mitigate bias, will help you proactively prepare.

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talent acquisition Q&A With RetailData’s Terri Shiffer: Hiring Part Time Workers Faster In Today’s Fiercely Competitive Market By Streamlining The Candidate Experience

Q&A With RetailData’s Terri Shiffer: Hiring Part Time Workers Faster In Today’s Fiercely Competitive Market By Streamlining The Candidate Experience

Terri Shiffer is the Human Resources Director for RetailData, a company that partners with the largest retailers in the world to deliver timely and accurate pricing intelligence at massive scale.

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talent acquisition Best Practices And #GR8tips For Text Recruiting

Best Practices And #GR8tips For Text Recruiting

Diane Tarbell is a product manager at GR8 People, where she plays an integral role in the continued evolution and advancement of our One-Experience Talent Platform.

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ai for recruiting 5 GR8 Tech Tips to Boost Your Employee Referral Program

5 GR8 Tech Tips to Boost Your Employee Referral Program

For those actively hiring in-demand talent, employee referrals—long established among the top sources of quality hires—should be playing an even bigger role in your talent acquisition strategy today.

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talent acquisition How To: Prepare For a Recruiting Technology Review

How To: Prepare For a Recruiting Technology Review

As organizations set out to conduct recruiting technology vendor reviews, many will begin by looking externally at current vendors and their associated product offerings. Yet, my experience working with hundreds of enterprise organizations suggests that teams realize much greater vendor selection success when they look internally first. In particular, those that take a step back and clearly articulate their business situation will find they are far more effective in aligning their needs to the right system and partner.

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ai for recruiting Recruiting Automation: What’s New, What’s Next and What’s Needed in 2021

Recruiting Automation: What’s New, What’s Next and What’s Needed in 2021

The economy analysts at Goldman Sachs are forecasting an unemployment rate of 4.1% by the end of 2021. Their forecast is driven by a strong uptick in the overall economy along with significant hiring in sectors that shed jobs at the start of the pandemic.

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talent acquisition Q&A With Apex Service Partner’s Casey Miller: Optimizing Candidate Engagement To Successfully Compete For In-Demand Talent

Q&A With Apex Service Partner’s Casey Miller: Optimizing Candidate Engagement To Successfully Compete For In-Demand Talent

Casey Miller is the Director of People and Talent for Apex Service Partners, a relatively new and rapidly growing platform of award-winning HVAC, plumbing and electrical service businesses. Apex supports the success of its partner companies by investing heavily in both add-on acquisitions and organic growth initiatives including people development and technology.

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candidate experience #GR8Tips on How to Attract, Engage and Hire Veterans Transitioning into Today’s Job Market

#GR8Tips on How to Attract, Engage and Hire Veterans Transitioning into Today’s Job Market

About 200,000 active-duty service members transition out of the military each year adding to a talent pool of about 18 million employable veterans across the country. Although many gain incredible work experience and build valuable skill sets, finding a job that translates to their background can be a challenge.

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talent acquisition Recruiting for Finance & Insurance in 2021: Trends and Tips to Achieve Success

Recruiting for Finance & Insurance in 2021: Trends and Tips to Achieve Success

Following the progression of many other sectors, recruiting trends within the finance and insurance industries are aligning with 2021’s improving economic performance. Talent acquisition teams within the sector are recognizing that they must act quickly in order to ensure their organizations attract and retain the A-players needed to continue steering the business in the right direction.

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talent acquisition Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Fil Farinaccio D'Urbano is the head of people and culture for Ardene, a fashion retailer with more than 300 stores in Canada and the United States, as well as multiple locations beyond North America.

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talent acquisition Point Solution or Talent Platform? Set Up (Don’t Trip Up) Your Recruiting Teams

Point Solution or Talent Platform? Set Up (Don’t Trip Up) Your Recruiting Teams

Prior to 2020, many enterprise organizations took a build-your-own strategy to their talent acquisition tech stack by layering best-in-breed point solutions on top of their existing applicant tracking system.

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employee spotlight GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Dan Mayo

GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Dan Mayo

The name GR8 People sums up everything our software helps our customers in talent acquisition find—GR8 People.

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candidate relationship management 3 Ways To Sharpen Your Segmentation Skills For Better Talent CRM Recruiting Results

3 Ways To Sharpen Your Segmentation Skills For Better Talent CRM Recruiting Results

Those who have existing Talent CRM programs in place can attest that success is rooted in authentic and credible candidate communications, which require an in-depth understanding of one’s target audiences—often in the form of candidate personas—and the ability to personalize the experiences of your talent pool members.

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talent acquisition Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

It’s not easy to go more than a few days without seeing another new report or article examining the desire employees have to continue working from home long after the pandemic subsides.

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talent acquisition How To Use Talent Acquisition Success Metrics To Demonstrate Value To The Business

How To Use Talent Acquisition Success Metrics To Demonstrate Value To The Business

The need for HR’s expertise, insight and leadership has never been greater. Whether seeking advice on how to manage a remote workforce during a pandemic or address persistent DEI challenges head on, CEOs are increasingly reaching out to HR at a level not previously seen.

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