Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, April 27, 2018

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Your ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup is a collection of the most popular articles on recruiting, hiring, talent acquisition, candidate experience and HR tech.



Slow Hiring Is Damaging Your Firm and Here Are 20 Reasons Why
Time-to-fill averages have been on the rise since 2010, and increasing this metric has seriously negative impacts on recruiting teams. There are economic, brand and candidate experience detriments associated with a long hiring process. In this article, Dr. John Sullivan shares some of these impacts and why reducing time-to-fill is important.

HR Dive

Smartphones may improve the speed of reference checking
New data is highlighting the value of smartphone devices in the process of checking references. Texting is absolutely on the rise in the recruiting world, and more mobile capabilities are emerging for advancements in talent acquisition. Read how smartphone usage is speeding up otherwise lengthy recruiting processes.


Employers Say Accommodating Millennials Is a Business Imperative
Who knew a people-focused engagement strategy would help to attract and retain millennials? Well, it's actually not that surprising. Being a generation defined by their need for flexibility and impact in their careers, millennials are highly interested in organizations with people-driven values. Author Aliah D. Wright shares how this approach completely transformed Actualize Consulting's turnover rates and more of what millennials want in a workplace.

Fast Company

The Three Smartest Ways To Use LinkedIn Early In Your Career
Even job seekers with limited work experience should have a presence on LinkedIn. Why? Just like other social media networks, it's a way to connect and learn. This article details how to leverage this professional site even when work experience is limited or lacking.
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