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The 3 Pillars of Talent Acquisition (Part 1): The Candidate Experience

This is a guest blog post by Shauna Geraghty, Head of Talent at Talkdesk. Join Shauna this week as she hosts Teamable's January webinar: Planning for Success: Setting Your 2018 Recruiting Metrics and KPIs Strategy.

The start of a new year is the perfect time to assess your Talent Acquisition team’s performance from the previous year and refine your KPI strategy for the upcoming year. At Talkdesk, we are doing just that. We had an incredible 2017, expanding into new markets, opening a new office and growing at breakneck pace. As such, it is important for us to step back and take a comprehensive approach to analyzing our Talent Acquisition team’s performance so that we can accurately plan for the new fiscal year and maintain this incredible momentum.

8 Ways to Optimize Your Interview Process & Reduce Bias

Let’s say that you’ve been inspired by a story like the one from Aubrey Blanche at Atlassian (Aubrey boosted the number of female technical hires by 80%—you can learn how she did that here). You’ve decided that building a diverse team is a priority at your organization. You’ve revamped your pipeline and recruiting strategies to bring in candidates from a broader range of backgrounds. So what comes next?

How to Build & Promote Your Employer Brand to Support Diversity Recruiting

Pop quiz: Does your company value financial performance, innovation, and tapping into new markets? Here’s a hint: The answer should be yes for at least one of these points,if not all of them! And if that’s the case, you’ll want to think about how you can actively promote diversity and inclusion, since more diverse companies have been shown to outperform less diverse peers on all those dimensions (and more—check out some of the most impressive statistics on diversity and inclusion here).

3 Metrics Your Recruiting Strategy Needs to Succeed

Measurement should be the backbone of annual planning. But in our demanding talent acquisition world, it’s easy for it to fall to the bottom of our list of priorities. A 2016 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Survey revealed that “only 33% of recruiters feel like they are able to measure their impact on the business.”

How Climate Corporation Rolled Out Structured Interviewing

Here’s one of the paradoxes of the modern working world: Not everyone is naturally skilled at conducting interviews, yet pretty much everyone is called upon to interview candidates. It’s a funny contradiction—we wouldn’t ask a salesperson to go into a meeting with a prospect with no advance preparation, yet we ask our engineers, marketers, and customer success people to do the equivalent every time we send them into an interview with no plan.

4 Steps to Building a Strong Employee Referral Culture

In modern companies, it’s no longer factories or machinery, but your people, that are the most valuable resource.Employees are the ones that develop new and innovative products, drive sales and customer success, and define the long-term viability of your organization. It’s key that your executive team and all your employees understand this new reality and appreciate how vital hiring is to the success of the company.

6 Ways to Boost Employee Referrals

5 Ways to Incentivize Employee Referrals

Recruiters and hiring managers know that their employees’ social and professional networks can be the most valuable source of pre-screened, high-quality candidates. The challenge is figuring out the right mix of incentives to encourage the optimal employee referral behaviors. As a recruiter your goal should be to encourage employees to refer relevant, passive candidates for your high-priority roles.

Recruiting Success: Why Redbubble Built Its Talent Function In-House

We're excited to kick off 2018 with a guest blog post from Michael Kyle, Talent Success Manager at Redbubble. Employee referrals and company culture are a huge part of Redbubble's talent acquisition strategy and if you enjoy this post please download our eBook: 6 Strategies to Accelerate Employee Referrals.

How Atlassian Uses Data to Attract More Qualified & Diverse Candidates

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