Talent Acquisition: How to Attract the Best?
Oct02

Talent Acquisition: How to Attract the Best?

Attracting the best talent is a challenge. With these actionable tips and tricks, your HR department will be able to acquire the cream of the cream via LinkedIn.

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#NextGenTA Diversity by Design: Event Preview
Sep19

#NextGenTA Diversity by Design: Event Preview

Tonight is the September #NextGenTA meetup at MaRS in downtown Toronto. The popular event will, this time, be talking about “Diversity by Design” and includes a panel of top experts and lots of opportunities for networking. The event promises to offer a thoughtful and in-depth discussion focused on how companies are redesigning their processes to improve diversity and inclusion. The panel will be moderated by Kim Benedict, CEO &...

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Why Your Applicant Tracking System Needs to be Calendar-Connected
Sep13

Why Your Applicant Tracking System Needs to be Calendar-Connected

We all know the benefits of your average applicant tracking system: candidate screening, posting to job boards for you, and helping you to easily search through hundreds of applications. The benefits of using an application tracking system don’t stop there: when it’s calendar connected, it can also help with the interview booking process. This process is laborious and repetitive, and can lead to hours wasted during each hiring...

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5 Tips for Staying Staffed with Top Talent
Aug29

5 Tips for Staying Staffed with Top Talent

It’s not just you. Everyone is having trouble hiring these days. A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms that we’ve got more unfilled job openings than any other time in our history. Jobs around the office, such as receptionists and administrative assistants, seem to be especially hard to hire for right now. Part of the problem is that the best employees have jobs. Unemployment is low, demand is high. If they want a...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment
Jun16

Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment

As we enter the age of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), let’s get prepared to encounter innovation, disruption and new business models very similar to what happened when the internet caught fire and led to the creation of many different ways of doing things. The chat bot market which would be part of the overall AI business which was US$113 million in 2015 is projected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 27.8...

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What to Look for When Hiring a Recruiter
Jun13

What to Look for When Hiring a Recruiter

Nowadays, a recruiter has to manage diverse positions, where each requires a very specific set of skills and experience. To make things even worse (or better, from candidates’ perspective), now, candidates have access to a tremendous power given to them by the internet and social media. Powerful Candidates Now, anyone can very easily tweet and post a review on Facebook or Glassdoor of their experience at each stage of the recruitment...

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5 Quick HR Changes to Fix Millennial Staffing Woes
May15

5 Quick HR Changes to Fix Millennial Staffing Woes

These are incredibly tough times for hiring. And it’s compounded if you’re business tends to hire millennials, who are notoriously prone to turnover. Wouldn’t it be great if you could hold on to the good millennials you hire, and attract more great ones? You can. There are some changes you can make that can quickly help you hire more easily, keep your hires around longer, and do more with what you have. Tweaks to the way you do...

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Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work
Apr28

Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work

It used to be so much more of a pain in the butt to apply for jobs. Applicants had to get a newspaper, see what was available, update and print their resume, find out where the business was located, and get themselves there for each job. Now, employees can find a job by searching Twitter hashtags on their phone, apply by tapping their thumb on a button that turns their LinkedIn profile into a resume and go back to bingeing on their...

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