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.


Talent Rover Launches Next-Level Analytics Suite for Staffing and Recruitment Industry and Deep Partner Integration with LinkedIn

Talent Rover, the comprehensive staffing and recruitment platform, today launched a new analytics suite and an advanced partner integration with LinkedIn.


The New Job Pool

2017 is rumored to be a year of change in the job market. There is only one thing for certain that we can do to stay afloat. As a recruiter, you’re aware that you need to cast a very wide net and cultivate your networks to accommodate the shifting new requisitions. Those with the deck stacked in their favor will be the most beneficial in this employment enigma. Thankfully for our industry, technology has come to our rescue. New software is popping up left and right claiming to be the best for sourcing, searching, and analyzing.


The Death of the Mundane Job Description

Crafting an effective job description can be challenging, but just like eating your vegetables, it must be done to grow your client’s company big and strong. This description may be a candidate’s first impression of the organization, so you don’t want to blow it. Unfortunately, many companies use this gateway as a professional checklist, prompting applicants to question if they meet the qualifications or embody enough of the listed ambiguous personality traits to make the cut.


Stop Self-Sabotaging and Start Problem Solving

We've all heard about the office saboteur. They are the person who slows productivity, creates tension, and never. Returns. Your. Stapler. These interactions are the worst, no question, but what about your internal saboteurs?

Everyone has a little voice in their head that can be a major source of self-doubt and dread, resulting in a less than stellar performance in the workplace. It doesn't have to be this way, though. You can make these pesky detractors work in your favor rather than to your demise.


7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting

Making mistakes is a normal part of life. It happens, right? However, there are mistakes and then there are MISTAKES, some you don’t even realize you’re making. Could you be digging your own grave without even realizing it? Check yourself with this list of the 7 deadly sins in the world of recruiting:



4 Time Management Tips That Work

Time management. It's something we all struggle with at one point or another. Time is our most valuable and most limited resource, so it is imperative to use it wisely. Too often it feels like there are simply not enough hours in the day to get everything done. However, with a few easy adjustments to your daily flow, you'll find the time you didn't know you had.

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The Difference Between Hammers and Business Software

With business software, you’re not buying a tool – you’re buying a philosophy about how your business should run. The software has features and functions like a tool, but they reflect an opinion about the workflows, relationships, and data that lead to success.

The ‘tool mindset’ stifles business transformation because it assumes that software will cure problems without requiring a company to change. The ‘philosophical mindset’ of software embraces transformation. It makes software a blueprint for changing the company.