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Recruiting tips and product updates from the Hello Talent team

The Benefits of Sourcing from Multiple Social Networks

| 09/13/2017 5:53 PM
The Benefits of Sourcing from Multiple Social Networks

The Benefits of Sourcing from Multiple Social Networks   One of the misconceptions that can arise when discussing sourcing is that it only involves searching for candidates on LinkedIn. To a certain degree this is understandable, LinkedIn was built with professional networking and recruiting in mind after all. However, as experienced sourcers will tell you, there’s […]

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How to Reject Candidates the Right Way

| 09/01/2017 1:44 PM
How to Reject Candidates the Right Way

How to Improve Your Candidate Rejection Processes   Let’s face it, no one likes rejection. Finding out that you aren’t what people are looking for simply isn’t fun to hear, particularly when it comes to jobs. The difficult nature of rejection makes it a crucial element of the recruiting process. Doing it well and fostering […]

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Make the First Call with a Candidate Count | Hello Talent

| 08/29/2017 1:51 PM
Make the First Call with a Candidate Count | Hello Talent

How to Make the First Call with a Candidate Count   Despite the fact that the internet has become so integral to sourcing and recruiting, the telephone remains an indispensable tool – particularly when first contacting a candidate. Social media and digital tools – including Hello Talent of course 😉 – are powerful assets, but […]

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Setting the Right Expectations with Recruitment Clients

| 08/18/2017 3:50 PM
Setting the Right Expectations with Recruitment Clients

Managing customer expectations, regardless of service or industry, is key to success. For recruiters however, managing expectations is not only key, it can also be difficult. The challenge stems from the fact that the product a recruiter delivers isn’t a product at all, but a person. The entire human experience, the good and the bad, […]

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Key Steps in Training a New Sourcer Part II

| 08/11/2017 11:58 AM
Key Steps in Training a New Sourcer Part II

When bringing a new sourcer on board, you are not just growing your team, you are also creating a new opportunity to strengthen your candidate pipeline. To make the most of this, it is essential to invest in effective and continuous training. This starts with successful onboarding and introducing new hires to your company culture – […]

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3 Tools to Help You Find and Hire Great Candidates

| 08/03/2017 5:40 PM
3 Tools to Help You Find and Hire Great Candidates

Nearly everyone involved in talent acquisition will agree that sourcing is a fairly complicated and time-consuming activity. While career sourcers can focus all their time on searching the web for the hard-to-find talent,  a lot of companies still don’t have dedicated sourcers on their recruitment teams. This means that recruiters need to mix sourcing into their package of […]

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How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Try New Recruiting Tools

| 07/19/2017 5:37 PM
How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Try New Recruiting Tools

Last month I was lucky enough to attend and speak at Sourcing Summit in Sydney, Australia. Here in this amazing recruitment scene, in the middle of a gorgeous city I was able to present some of my favorite sourcing tools as well as recruiting tips. During my talk I was asked a great question: “How […]

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5 Tips for Cold-Calling Your Candidates

| 5:30 PM
5 Tips for Cold-Calling Your Candidates

Cold calling is tough, there’s no other way to put it. Calling up a (probably skeptical) stranger and trying to capture their interest within a few seconds is not for the faint of heart. With the proliferation of email and messaging technology cold-calling has become less and less common. Simply stated, calling is more work than […]

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Effective recruiting with a human approach | Hello Talent

| 07/05/2017 11:13 AM
Effective recruiting with a human approach | Hello Talent

Keep Recruiting Human   As automation plays a bigger and bigger part in the recruitment process, we have access to more tools and shortcuts than ever before. Time savings aside, hiring in the digital age comes with a whole new set of challenges. No matter how efficient your automated systems, recruitment will always be about […]

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Data-Driven Recruitment and Valuable Analytics | Hello Talent

| 06/23/2017 12:09 PM
Data-Driven Recruitment and Valuable Analytics | Hello Talent

The Recruitment Analytics Question – What Data Actually Matters?   With an astounding 2.5 billion gigabytes of data produced each day, we are no doubt living in a data-driven world. Almost everything and anything can be measured and analyzed – but how does big data work for such a people-focused process like recruitment? Data-driven recruitment […]

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