Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, March 30, 2018

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team


Four Things You Must Do On LinkedIn Once A Week
Job seekers should clean up all their social media before putting themselves on the job market, but LinkedIn is one to pay special attention to! LinkedIn can be leveraged to candidates' benefits during the job hunt. This article provides a to-do list for everyone - especially candidates - to run through weekly on their profile to optimize this social media site.

Quartz at Work

A top recruiter explains why you're hearing crickets after a job interview
The candidate black hole is something that we are unfortunately all too familiar with. Sometimes it is a genuine problem that recruiting teams can easily fix with candidate engagement or relationship management tools. There are times, though, when candidates don't hear back for sound reasons. This article sheds light on those reasons and offers advice to candidates while they play the waiting game.


‘Entry-Level, Experience Required’: Seriously?
College graduates or soon-to-be graduates have no-doubt run into this conundrum. An organization is hiring an entry-level role, yet requires seven years of experience in the industry. Alright, seven years is a bit of an exaggeration, but that's what it can sometimes feel like! Rather than focus on years of experience, recruiting teams should place a higher investment in transferable skills, which can be determined with smart interview questions.


Hire by Google Launches Candidate Discovery Feature to Search, Engage Old Resumes
Google Hire has been out for quite a while, and now its offering the ability to engage with and resurface pre-existing resumes. Candidate discovery on Hire is easy, especially in comparison to traditional candidate sourcing methods. While it only focuses on a company's current resume pool for now, that's expected to change in the future to cast a wider candidate net.  

The Golden Rule of Recruiting Series

ConveyIQ is sharing a content series on the blog highlighting the important of the candidate experience, along with tips and tricks for effectively changing current practices to speak to the candidate. You can follow along from the beginning on our blog, here, or get the quick recaps in video format, here!
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