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Mark Stevenson

8 Strategic Steps to Successful Volume Recruitment [Infographic]

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A major challenge faced by recruiters is volume recruitment. Volume recruitment also goes by such labels as bulk recruitment, ramp-up recruitment, or seasonal recruitment. All these clearly suggest that it’s all about recruiting in high volumes – a good range would be anything between 5 and 500-plus – especially during busy seasons within a particular industry.

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8 Critical Recruiting Facts That Will Make You Rethink Your Hiring Strategy

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Sourcing candidates for a job is never an easy task for both the HR department of companies and head hunters. Typically, the recruitment process goes from identifying the vacancy, preparing the job description, sourcing of databases, role marketing, short-listing of candidates, interviewing applicants, and reference checking, to the actual job offer. It’s a long and complicated process, which is why companies enlist the help of head hunters for recruitment solutions.

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8 Women-Led Startups That Are Changing the World

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A study by the Harvard Business Review reported that women are rated higher than men when it comes to leadership competencies —with women outscoring men to the highest degree in taking the initiative and driving for results.

Fortune also summarized a few things that make women great leaders such as they are better than men at empathy; they value reciprocal relationships higher than men do; and they are concerned about cooperation, collaboration, and fairness from even a younger age.

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SXSW 2017: What We’re Looking Forward To

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Every year, South by Southwest (SXSW) brings people from all kinds of industries together to throw one of the country’s most anticipated creative conferences. SXSW describes itself as an event put together to “celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.”

A look at this year’s schedule shows the abundance of panels, parties, talks, and exhibits. It might seem a bit intimidating at first, with hundreds of listings for artists, films, and discussions filling the 10-day event that takes place in Austin, TX from March 10 to 19.

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Business and Other Sectors

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Artificial Intelligence has undoubtedly played an important role towards enhancement of the performance and accuracy of our daily duties. It doesn’t only help in saving time and costs for businesses, but also help in the transformation of operations in different sectors.

In a conference entitled “Artificial Intelligence in the World of Work”, Angela Hood of our team shared her insights on AI and here are some main takeaways to learn from her talk.

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Global Statistics Shaping Recruitment Trends [Infographic]

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Five years ago, 39% of recruiters globally didn’t see their hiring volume to change, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report. And between 2011 and 2013, the volume actually dipped down below 50%. But, due to a number of socio-economic changes around the globe, we can see those numbers shifting in the upcoming year.

Technology and diversity drive this year’s trends, and as you plan your company’s recruitment strategy for 2017, keep them in mind.

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