5 Popular Recruitment Blog Posts

By Veronica Blatt

In case you missed these the first time around, following is a round-up of our most popular recruitment blog posts for the first half of the year:

5 Recruitment Trends for 2017 – You probably already know that candidates are in control right now. This results in multiple offers and more turn-downs. What other trends can you expect to see? Employers will need more help filling their critical roles. Demands on time will lead to an increase in business process outsourcing. Look for an increase in technology that works with existing technology. Employers will turn more to analytics and benchmarking to minimize the cost of bad hires.

If Only I Had Known That Sooner! 8 Tips for New Recruiters – What do you wish you had known earlier in your recruitment career? Guest blogger Bill Benson from WilliamCharles Executive Search shares gems such as: ask for retainers (clients do say yes!), say no more often, and set phone appointments. Whether you’re planning to hire a new recruiter, or are just getting started in your recruitment careers, this post is worth a read.

5 Helpful Chrome Extensions for Recruiters – There are a number of extensions for Google Chrome that can save time and improve productivity. Here are five that are particularly helpful for recruiters. Note: Since this blog originally appeared, we have heard reports from some Chrome users that Prophet is no longer working with LinkedIn.

Are You Ready to Respond to the End of Employees? – The demand for contingent workers continues to increase. Savvy recruiters who want to take advantage of this trend have started offering contracting to their clients. A strategic partner can help you get started.

In-House vs. Independent Recruiters: What’s the Breakeven for Your Business? – Employers who are considering bringing recruitment in-house would be wise to think through this option carefully. While there are many reasons it makes sense to do this, there can also be many hidden costs. Make sure you have a true understanding of the costs before making a decision that ultimately costs more than it saves.

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