Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, Feb. 9, 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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10 Candidate Experience Tips That Will Increase Offer Acceptance Ratios
It’s the end of the interview process and time to start sending out offers. If you’re finding that your candidates aren’t accepting, it might be time to look at the experience you’re providing during the interview process. Candidate experience plays a tremendous role in the likelihood of someone accepting an offer or not. Make updates to the length of your process or even what you’re sending candidates to keep them engaged!

HR Dive

Employers Are Discussing Salary Earlier In The Hiring Process
Once the ever-popular salary history question was banned for recruiters, they got creative in asking about salary expectations. They also started discussing salary much earlier in the hiring process. Typically, salary history was part of applications to screen out some candidates. Now this topic remains a part of applications and first round interviews. Pay discussions are also becoming increasingly important for candidates since transparency is a growing interest.


The Best (And Worst) Ways to Find a Job
Hitting the pavement, resume in hand is one way to find a job. But is it the best way? There are definitely extravagant methods to take during the job hunt, but going the big and bold route might actually be more harmful. A good rule of thumb is to keep things simple!


BP and The Mom Project Find New Talent Through Mid-Career Returnships
An emphasis on hiring unique and diverse workers prompted Allison Robinson to found The Mom Project to place workers returning to the job market. Working with BP, the organization established a returnship program for these workers and it’s inspiring organizations everywhere to follow suit. This article has great tips for other companies hoping to hire candidates with a non cookie-cutter background.

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