Wednesday Jul 09, 2014

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying an ATS

By Erik Lee

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It is no surprise that the workforce landscape is constantly shifting. According to the Hay Group’s 2013 study and reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 37 million people, approximately 23.2% of the workplace, will be in transition within the next 4 years. In addition, millennials will make up half the workplace by 2020. With countless other statistic and reports confirming the evolution of the workforce, companies will have to adapt to the transforming face of working America.

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Friday Jun 13, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Q&A with the National Marrow Donor Program

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At this year’s Oracle HCM User Group (OHUG) Global conference, we had the opportunity to sit down with Oracle HCM Cloud customers for a short Q&A. We got to hear about what brought them to the OHUG conference, some of the benefits they are receiving from their Oracle HCM Cloud solutions, and advice they would give other businesses looking to move to the cloud. 

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Monday May 05, 2014

Should Recruiters Have Marketing Experience?

By Mike Vilimek

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The term ‘Recruitment Marketing’ has been generating a lot of buzz in recruitment circles for quite some time now. Contrary to what many recruitment technology vendors may say, Recruitment Marketing is not a product or feature, but rather an increasingly critical competency of a successful recruiting organization. 

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Wednesday Apr 23, 2014

Applying for a Job the Modern HR Way

By Steve Viarengo

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Remember the days of walking into a business and seeing a sign that said “We are hiring, see us for an application”? The fact that your loyal customers are people who know and enjoy your product or service and have the potential to be your best employees is not new and will likely never change.

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Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

The Art of Conducting Job Interviews

By Anadi Upadhyaya 

wowI have always enjoyed the process of identifying, attracting and selecting the best talent. Hiring is one of those processes which uses both science (i.e. data science) and art. There are tools and techniques which help you to attract and shortlist candidates worthy for a job interview. Recruiting tools embedded with insightful analytics and various forms of preliminary tests help you to understand candidates better, but final selection is mostly a human driven process and it’s not yet a science.

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Monday Mar 17, 2014

What Does Kevin Bacon have to do with Recruiting?

By Mike Vilimek

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Most of you have probably heard of it. Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a parlor game invented in 1994 where players challenge each other to find the shortest path of connections between a given actor and Kevin Bacon, where two actors are connected if they have appeared in a movie or commercial together. The game was based on the Six Degrees of Separation concept.

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Wednesday Mar 05, 2014

Hitachi Transforms Human Capital Management Practices to Embrace Social Sourcing

By Alison Weiss - Originally posted on Profit

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Talent sourcing and recruiting have always focused on connecting employers with skilled candidates, but today more organizations are taking advantage of social media to improve the chances of making a good match. In fact, the Society for Human Resource Management reported that 77 percent of organizations used social networking sites to recruit potential job candidates in 2012 compared to just 56 percent in 2011. 

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Wednesday Feb 12, 2014

Can Your Candidates Apply for Jobs on Mobile Devices? Marriott’s Can.

By Mike Vilimek

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Recently, Oracle HCM customer Marriot International garnered some press for rolling out a new mobile website allowing their job seekers to easily apply for positions via their mobile devices. A Washington Post article had this say:

“With its new offering, Marriott is hoping to position itself at the leading edge of what it expects will be a major transformation in the way talent acquisition takes place."

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Wednesday Jan 22, 2014

7 Steps To Cut Recruiting Costs & Drive Exceptional Business Results

By Steve Viarengo - Originally posted on Oracle for Midsize Companies

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In good times, trimming operational costs is an ongoing goal. In tough times, it’s a necessity. In both good times and bad, however, recruiting occurs. Growth increases headcount in good times, and opportunistic or replacement hiring occurs in slow business cycles. By employing creative recruiting strategies in tandem with the latest technology developments, you can reduce recruiting costs while driving exceptional business results.

Here are some critical areas to focus on.

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Monday Nov 25, 2013

Recruiting Goes Social: How to Turn Connections—Yours and Your Employees’— into Quality Recruits: Part 1

By Stephanie Lepow - Originally posted on Oracle Cloud Solutions

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The cloud isn’t the only technology innovation to change the way we work—consider social. If you’re a recruiter, you know that social has changed the game. So how do you make it work for you?

It’s not just about the sheer volume of people on social media, it’s about the fact that by using smart social outreach, you can more easily zero in quality talent, in less time and for less money than you’d spend using traditional channels. Rather than hunting for the needle in the haystack that is the ideal recruit, top candidates will come to you.

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