Spot the Difference: 5 Ways to Know if You’re Working with a Vendor vs. a Partner

1. Vendors Sell You The Dream, Partners Understand Your Reality

We all know what the perfect scenario looks like: a seamlessly-developed product is purchased and deployed, it works from Day 1, and everyone starts using it 100% of the time.


Getting Ready for GDPR: What Recruitment Firms Need to Know

Understanding the Basics of GDPR

Enforcement of Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) begins May 25, 2018 and businesses across the globe are tasked with being compliant in just a few short months.


Embracing Talent and Removing Staffing Road Blocks (HR Technologist)

HRTalk is an interview series on HRTechnologist.com that features companies and leaders redefining the way the industry functions. HR Technologist recently sat down with Talent Rover co-founder and president, Brandon Metcalf, to talk about how the Talent Rover platform is solving problems and approaching trends in the hiring, staffing, and recruitment industry.

On The Desk: How Improving the Candidate Experience Impacts Your Bottom Line

Making it easy for candidates to apply for jobs, complete onboarding, track their time, and get paid is critical for maintaining a healthy candidate pipeline. When it comes to your bottom line, a qualified pool of candidates is a critical factor in keeping existing customers and winning over new ones. Conversely, neglecting this experience can lead to widespread problems that manifest quickly and have a lasting negative impact.


3 Common Resume Lies To Look Out For

In today's market there is nothing wrong with candidates putting their best faces forward to make lasting impressions on top employers – but as recruiting industry specialists, we need to know where to draw the line. It has been reported that as many as 50% of job applicants stretch the truth or flat out lie on applications and resumes.


How To Onboard Smarter So That You Can Retain Top Talent

You’ve got the signed official offer letter and a confirmed start date—your hard recruiting work has paid off. Like the experienced Talent Specialist that you are, you decide to get the onboarding process started.

If you are like most top employers, you know that onboarding begins before the candidate’s first day of work


Build a Guitar, or Be a Rockstar?

Imagine that you have decided to learn the guitar. At your first lesson, you think the teacher will show you how to strum the instrument and play a song. Instead, she says, “You’re going to learn the first step in building a guitar. Did you bring an axe? We need to chop down a tree.”

“Wait, what? I thought you were going to teach me guitar?”

“I am, but you have to build the guitar first. In two years, once you build a mediocre-enough guitar, we’ll start playing songs. It will cost at least $100,000 to build. Or maybe ten times that amount. Who knows!”


The Secret To Successful Healthcare Recruiting

As recruiting professionals, we are all aware that we’re operating in a candidate driven market that is currently facing a healthcare staff shortage. Now more than ever recruiters and hiring managers need to embrace any resource that gives us an advantage with top healthcare talent. So how do we gain an edge on the competition so that we can recruit the best candidates first?


Make The Call To Create Connections With Top Talent

You’ve spent the better part of your week scrolling through professional profiles and scouring job boards for the best talent to fill your open requisitions. So after sending our introductory emails all we have left to do is sit and wait for potential candidates to bite – right?