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Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In Talent Acquisition, June 16, 2017

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Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Roundup! We’ve gathered five interesting articles from talent leaders, so you don’t have to. While you were prepping your summer hiring strategy, a lot was going on in the world of recruiting — including ways to reduce bias in the hiring process, handling negative employer reviews, and some outdated recruiting concepts you really need to ditch. Enjoy!

In a Candidate-Driven Market, Candidate Experience Matters

With job openings on the upswing, recruiters are realizing now more than ever that candidates are in control when it comes to the hiring process. But what does the term “candidate-driven market” really mean? This post from ERE’s TLNT blog explores what the candidates of today really want when it comes to the recruitment journey, and what providing a positive experience can bring for businesses in the long-term.

Please Don’t Leave Me — How to Fix a Bad Retention Problem

You spent time and effort bringing top talent on board — the last thing you want is to see them go. Turnover is especially prevalent when it comes to young talent, who often come on board and leave after only a year or two. This post from RecruitingDaily asks the question that needs to be asked: Why? Particularly interesting insights focus on: the shortcomings of middle management, the problems millennials in the workforce face, and how to get upper management on board to address much-needed changes.

3 Steps to Transforming Negative Reviews into Employer Branding Opportunities

Life isn’t perfect — and neither are employer reviews. In fact, sometimes companies can be slammed with employee overviews that are just plain awful. But when life gives you lemons, you can always make some lemonade! This piece from MightyRecruiter breaks down ways you can take those negative reviews and use them to provide an awesome experience for readers — ultimately helping your employer brand.

Why You Need to Say “Bye-Bye” to These 5 Recruiting Concepts

Are you up to date with the latest recruitment trends? Tactics come and go like the latest fad, and it can be tough to know what’s “in,” and which strategies you need to kick to the curb. This post from Linkedin Talent Solutions tears down some of the common hiring tactics, and sheds light on what recruiters really need to be doing when it comes to strengthening employer brand.

7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

This week, we explored how to identify unconscious bias, and the impact in can have on the hiring process. Harvard Business Review also dove into the topic, exploring ways recruiters can eliminate their biases through the interview process. One important lesson we learned: interview standardization is definitely key.

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