5 Easy Steps to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

It’s no secret that the job market is becoming more and more competitive for organizations seeking new talent. More positions are opening than there are qualified applicants to fill, and stellar candidates often have multiple offers to consider. If you drag your feet during the hiring process, your organization will lose out on the best […]

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Employers Should Stop Asking for Salary History, But Not for the Reason You Think

Several U.S. states or cities have recently introduced, or are considering, a ban on employers inquiring about the salary history of job applicants as part of more extensive equal pay legislation. The reasoning? Because women still face a pay gap in comparison to similarly qualified men – 2.4 percent based on PayScale’s most recent gender equity […]

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Recruiting 101: Looking Beyond Talent

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Here’s a classic: Think about the star basketball player in your high school. Now think about the number of high schools in the nation, and the number of high school players who go on to join the NBA. Yes, it’s an overused example, but it’s nevertheless an easy way to demonstrate that in a world […]

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Is Strategic Sourcing the New Recruiting?

Sourcing Recruiting Strategy

  Not too long ago, you’d have been forgiven for thinking recruiting and sourcing were one and the same. To the uninitiated, it’s all one job: finding qualified applicants to fill open positions. However, in a short chat with JD Conway, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager for BambooHR, we clarified that despite similar end goals, recruiting […]

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5 Ways to Make Content Recruit for You

Too often, we think of content marketing purely in sales terms, i.e., what it can do to attract customers. In truth, content marketing helps build your brand, and a strong brand attracts talent as well as customers. Here are five ways HR and recruiting departments can collaborate with marketing to create content that attracts and […]

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5 Ways the Best Leaders Attract and Keep Top Talent

A car with a flat or missing tire won’t get very far. Like any machine with missing or ineffective parts, it simply won’t operate properly. And the same is true of organizations. Organizations are only as successful as their employees are, so attracting and retaining top talent is vital to success. These five things will help […]

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5 Great Careers Pages (And What You Can Learn From Them)

For good reason, recruiting is often compared to dating: Recruiters try to make great impressions throughout the application process so they can attract high-quality suitors/applicants. And much like in modern dating, recruiting first impressions are often made online. Because of this, we’re in the process of redesigning our BambooHR careers page. Here are five of […]

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Introducing: Responsive Job Pages for Mobile

Nowadays almost anywhere you go you find people’s eyes glued to their smartphones, like moths drawn to the light. So, what is everyone doing on his or her phone? The answer is everything—and this includes looking for a job. 70 percent of smartphone owners have used their mobile phone to search for jobs, while 51 […]

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