Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, Feb. 2, 2018

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 Muse

6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them
Smile when you meet the hiring manager, check. Dress well, got it. Update your resume, yes! We all know these classic job search and interview tips. Jenny Foss shares the tips that are so fundamental, though, that they often go unnoticed or forgotten. Job seekers can benefit from sending thank you notes and even having a LinkedIn. Make these standardized pieces of your job search!


How Candidates REALLY Feel About the Job Search
Candidates have spoken and it’s time for recruiting teams to listen! Watch this candid video with candidates about their biggest job search pet peeves and ideas for improvement. These conversations revealed the importance of communicating with every candidate and speeding up the interview process.

Undercover Recruiter

How Do You Define Employer Branding?
A strong employer brand is one of the best ways to attract and engage with candidates during your recruiting process. Undercover Recruiter consulted it’s expert team to learn what employer brand really means and how to best leverage it in the recruiting process. Learn from professionals like Jennifer Johnston Di Loreto from Salesforce, Estela Vazquez Perez from the Royal Bank of Canada and Jörgen Sundberg from Link Humans!


Finding the Balance Between High-Tech and High-Touch in Hiring
In an increasingly technical world, it’s important for organizations to keep the human element of recruiting alive. After all, recruiting is all about people. So while incorporating new technology or new tools on the team, remember to develop practices that are still human. Keeping candidates updated on their status in the interview process or using a virtual assistant can actually improve candidates’ trust in a company, if used correctly.

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