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Recruiting Gen Z: 8 GR8 Rules of Attraction

As the oldest members of Gen Z enter the workforce, talent acquisition is shifting attention to the expectations of this cohort and how to shape recruitment marketing messages in response. If you’re wondering where Millennials end and Gen Z begins—and what the transition means for your talent strategy—we’ve got answers.

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Spring Cleaning Your Career Site: Remove the Clutter and Spark Joy for Candidates

If you’ve been buried under so much clutter that you missed the huge Netflix hit “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” we’ll bring you up to speed.

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GR8 Take: The Talent Board’s 2018 Candidate Experience Report

When the Talent Board released its 2018 North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Benchmark Research Report earlier this year, I couldn’t wait to pore over every detail.

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Change Management Practices for Successful ATS Implementation & Adoption: Part II

Now that you’ve effectively guided your organization through the “before” phase of ATS implementation, it’s time to address what needs to happen both “during” and “after” implementation in order to get the greatest returns from your new system.

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Graduate to Self-Scheduling for More Time with Top Talent on Campus

You’re super busy, especially during the demanding campus recruiting season. Whether you have a light schedule of a few events per month, or a jammed-packed, “I cannot even catch my breath” roster, every talent acquisition professional could benefit from more time on their side.

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Keep Your Recruiting Leads Warm by Keeping Candidates Coming Back for More

One of the keys to getting the most out of your Talent CRM is ensuring that you have great content to share on a continual basis.

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Change Management Practices for Successful ATS Implementation & Adoption: Part I

When it comes to the purchase of a new Applicant Tracking System (ATS), investing in exceptional technology is a given. However, ROI isn’t dictated by the technology alone. It’s also influenced by how smoothly implementation goes, including widespread adoption and proper use of the system long after the switch is flipped.

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How to Create an Authentic Career Website Experience

Your recruitment marketing footprint may span numerous channels and platforms, but it’s your career website that remains a major destination for job seekers, housing—and selling—all aspects of your employment experience, a.k.a. your employer brand.

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University Recruiting: 8 GR8 Ways to Win

Career fairs and information sessions remain among the most common ways for students and employers to connect. What’s not so common? The ability to stand out as an employer of choice in the sea of sameness. Here are 8 GR8 ways college and university recruiters can do just that and win.

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Awesome & Automated: Breathe New Life Into Your Employee Referral Program

Talent acquisition teams are well aware of the tremendous value of Employee Referral Programs (ERPs), from faster hiring and onboarding to higher quality candidates and better employee tenure.

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In the Market for an ATS? Everything You Need to Know to Make the Best Choice

Looking to replace a dated legacy or homegrown Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Implementing new HR technology at the enterprise level is always a significant undertaking, so it’s likely that you’re feeling overwhelmed. Don’t be. You can make it easier for you—and your organization—by breaking the process down into three main phases.

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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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How to Win at Campus Recruiting: Get Personal

If you think campus recruiting events no longer yield effective results, think again. I recently shared some advice on how to engage the next generation on campus with a variety of fresh approaches. High-touch strategies, personalization and leveraging your unique employer brand are essential.

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Talent CRM Content Creation: A Broader View for Recruiting Success

Continually creating relevant and meaningful content for your Talent CRM doesn’t need to be a challenge. There are a number of internal and external resources just waiting for you to tap into, but only if you think beyond your usual suspects—HR and marketing.

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AI and Bias: The Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Acquisition

Chris Cella is GR8 People’s Vice President, Product. Known for his passion, discipline and imagination, Chris leads all aspects of product life cycle management for the company's next phase of product growth and market leadership.

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Your Employer Brand: 8 GR8 Things to Focus on in 2019

The year ended with a blowout jobs report—The Bureau of Labor Statistics shared the news that 312,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in December. Only 184,000 new jobs were anticipated, and stocks surged on the news.

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Ground-breaking Technology for Talent Acquisition is on the Horizon in 2019

Happy New Year! Hard to believe it’s already 2019. Each year I find myself asking, *“Where did the time go?”*, and every year it seems to have flown by even faster than the year before. As I look back, 2018 was a year of strong growth for GR8 People from both a product and market-leadership perspective.

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Campus Recruiting: How To Engage The Next Generation

In a former life, I produced and marketed career events throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for a multimedia company. The events were held in places like Major League ballparks and cultural centers, and typically lured thousands of candidates who lined up at the door hours in advance for their best shot at landing a job.

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Rebranding: An exercise in gr8ness for GR8 People

Ensuring that GR8 People's brand reflects and communicates to the world who we are, why we are here and our vision for gr8ness is an integral part of my role in the company. A change for our brand made sense this year.

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Healthcare Recruiting: When you need more people STAT!

Here are some stats that are making headlines in healthcare recruiting today.

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4 Lessons Talent Acquisition Teams Can Steal From Marketers

For decades, marketers have been in overdrive to keep up with fast-paced innovations in marketing technology. In the beginning, an impersonal email blast to cold leads might have brought marketers results. However, consumers evolved and so did marketing technology.

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The Journey of Talent Acquisition Software: A Point of View from a Trailblazer

Jayne Kettles is the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of GR8 People. She has pioneered HR technology solutions that have shaped and changed the way talent acquisition leaders look to technology for performance, agility and results.

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Candidate Relationship Management: When Talent Acquisition Thinks Like a Marketer

Jack Coapman is the Chief Strategy Officer for GR8 People. A change agent, skilled marketer and enterprise technology innovator for talent acquisition, Jack shares how and why Candidate Relationship Management is so transformative and impactful today.

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One Leader’s Vision: Let Success be Your Noise. Lead with Quiet Confidence

An incredibly successful entrepreneur, technology innovator, coach and athlete, Diane Smith, CEO and Co-founder of GR8 People, talks about the importance of quiet confidence and her vision in today's Talent Experience Economy.

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GDPR and Recruiting: What Talent Acquisition Needs to Know Now

Patrick Amaral is the Chief Customer Officer of GR8 People, the enterprise platform that brings CRM, recruitment marketing, hiring and onboarding together. His extensive operations experience has helped facilitate smooth implementations for GR8 People customers in more than 30 countries around the world. Patrick's knowledgeable insights on GDPR are worth a read for those in talent acquisition looking for valuable and timely information.