Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In Talent Acquisition, Sept. 8, 2017

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Welcome to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup! While you were making your final summer hires, we were focusing on the top headlines in talent acquisition. Enjoy!

ATS Vendors See Promise In Google For Jobs

Earlier this year, Google entered the recruitment market with the release of their Google for Jobs and Google Hire platforms. The search engine is partnering with major job boards to aggregate listings and offer suggestions to job seekers based off their keyword searches, prompting discussion on how the new tactic will impact recruiters and other job search organizations. In this SHRM article, leaders of several big ATS systems weigh in on how they think Google will help, and how other job boards still play a big role.

Robert Half: Candidates Want More Than Cash From a Job Offer

Cash isn’t the only thing on candidates’ minds when they comb over a job offer. According to Robert Half’s 2018 Salary Guide, job seekers are weighing qualities like company culture, benefits, incentives and career development opportunities too — making the need to highlight these attributes throughout the hiring journey even more important than ever before. Click on the link above for more insights into the study from HR Dive.

Why Banning Questions About Salary History May Not Improve Pay Equity

As the importance of salary shifts, negotiating salary during the job offer process still remains a hot topic. Several regions, like Massachusetts and New York City, have moved to ban inquiries on salary history during the interview process. But does it improve negotiation? According to new research from PayScale, there are still major challenges when it comes to diversity hiring and salary. In this article from Harvard Business Review, Lydia Frank, of PayScale, breaks down some of their findings, and offers her tips on how organizations can improve their processes.

It Takes a Little Tech to Give You A Win-Win on Candidate Engagement

Engagement throughout the hiring process is one of the pillars of candidate experience, and in a world where recruitment marketing is on the rise, it’s an important tool for recruiters. In this RecruitingDaily article, Ji-A Min breaks down some of the ways recruiters can work with emerging technologies like chatbots and AI to keep applicants engaged, while also streamlining their hiring efforts.

6 Warning Signs Your Candidate Will Flake

While fostering a positive candidate experience is important, how do you know you’re investing your time and energy into the right candidate? This article from Undercover Recruiter breaks down six important red flags to watch out for when interviewing candidates, as well as some myths that may leave you missing out on great hires.

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