Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, Dec. 22, 2017

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup. Here’s the latest news and updates that made headlines in the HR community this week.

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The holidays are here, and this season can bring about joy in some people and stress in others. The year is winding down, meaning there are unfinished projects to wrap up at work, in addition to festivities with friends and family. While enjoying the spirit of the season, there are plenty of lessons and moments to reflect on and current processes that need updating in the new year!


3 Recruiting Lessons Learned From Retail
The holiday season means lots of shopping for gifts and treats for coworkers, family, friends, neighbors, and everyone else on your list. While this can be quite stressful, there are some important recruiting lessons to can be learned during holiday shopping expeditions. Rachel Kennedy details how speed, innovation, and positive experiences lead to an amazing retail experience, and equally have a huge impact on the recruiting process. 


Biggest Job Search Mistakes You Made This Year (That You Won’t Repeat in 2018)
Though 2018 isn't quite here yet, it is never too early or too soon to start working on resolutions for the new year. Job searching can be quite a difficult process to begin with, and making some of the mistakes in this Glassdoor article do not make that process any easier. Some example include reading the description carefully before applying to a job or not attaching a cover letter. Give this article a read to learn what not to do during a job hunt!


The Luxury of Leadership
Cocktails and fun beverages are being passed around the dinner table this time of year. But, one luxury tequila brand stands out from the rest. Why? Because the founder holds a strong belief in his people. In this interview, Elliot Begoun learns that quality food and beverages come from organizations that prioritize the well-being and success of their employees. From education to job opportunities, Lomeli built a strong luxury brand on the basis of people.


How to Use Relocation to Win the War For Talent
With low unemployment rates, recruiters and talent acquisition teams need to find new and creative ways to attract and retain candidates. Especially those who aren't located in the same city as the potential job offering. But, relocation can be an awesome advantage! Recruiters can use data to make better offers to candidates than what would exist in their current location.

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