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What We Learned About the #FutureofWork from SXSW 2017

What We Learned About the #FutureofWork from SXSW 2017

From artificial intelligence and conversational chat bots to VR and diversity hiring apps, Craig Knutson from TMP Worldwide's Innovation Lab recaps the emerging trends defining the future of recruitment technology as found at SXSW. These innovative technologies of today are directly impacting the work spaces of tomorrow.   As expected, artificial intelligence was very popular this year at SXSW, with topics ranging…
Nine Ways to Make Better Job Descriptions Today

Nine Ways to Make Better Job Descriptions Today

It’s almost too easy to make fun of (or simply lament) the state of modern job descriptions. Or rather, how little they’ve changed in the last 40 years while the rest of the world keeps spinning forward. Given how strongly we rely on these legal-documents-turned-recruiting-tools, maybe we should light a match rather than curse the darkness. Rather than demand everyone…
Solving the Ten Biggest Hiring Problems

Solving the Ten Biggest Hiring Problems

Here are two true things: You only get answers to the questions you ask and to a person with a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. What does this mean? The recruiting world is changing and you need to keep up. If you have a recruiting problem, you probably don't have a wide frame of reference on the situation,…
What We Learned About the #FutureofWork from SXSW 2016

What We Learned About the #FutureofWork from SXSW 2016

From virtual reality and wearable devices to artificial intelligence and machine learning, Craig Knutson from TMP Worldwide's Innovation Lab recaps the emerging trends defining the future of recruitment technology as found at SXSW 2016. He illustrates how these innovative technologies of today are directly impacting the work spaces of tomorrow. 2475
Help Me, Wanda! #5: What’s a Better Approach to Hiring Women in STEM?

Help Me, Wanda! #5: What’s a Better Approach to Hiring Women in STEM?

Dear Wanda, My company is actively recruiting women in STEM. What do you think is the best approach to reaching this demographic? What types of messaging and content can I create that speaks to them without relying on tired stereotypes? Sincerely, STEM Stumped Dear Stumped, The best approach to reaching women working in STEM fields, like most recruiting efforts, is…
Help Me, Wanda! #3: How Do I Respond to the Haters?

Help Me, Wanda! #3: How Do I Respond to the Haters?

Dear Wanda, The social media monitoring strategy at my company states that my team must respond to every single negative comment or review left on our social channels, especially our Glassdoor profile. I’m concerned about this approach for many reasons. We’ve all seen the dark side of what happens when companies engage too much online. I don’t want our company…
Recruiting’s Magic Bullet?

Recruiting’s Magic Bullet?

Every year, we look to squeeze pennies out of existing ad buys, branching into predictive analysis and retargeting, but so is our competition. Overall, it feels like we’re working twice as hard just to stay in place. Someone keeps pressing the “faster” button on the treadmill and we’re sweating harder to go nowhere new. But an ad is a very…
Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 3

Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 3

This is part three in a three-part series in which we discuss what you can expect from digital recruitment marketing in the new year. Here, Nathan Perrott, Senior Digital Strategist in TMP’s London AIA office, predicts that 2016 will be all about data (like it should be every year). 6: Software as a service will have to be relied on more…
Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 2

Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 2

This is part two in a three-part series in which we discuss what you can expect from digital recruitment marketing in the new year. Here, Nathan Perrott, Senior Digital Strategist in TMP’s London AIA office, discusses the importance of content marketing, native advertising and more. 4: Content marketing will become a core part of direct sourcing Social media strategies are…
Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 1

Digital Recruitment Marketing Predictions for 2016: Part 1

This is part one in a three-part series in which we discuss what you can expect from digital recruitment marketing in the new year. Here, Nathan Perrott, Senior Digital Strategist in TMP’s London AIA office, makes a case for a strong mobile apply process and more. 1: A continued drive towards digital and social omnipresence More often than not, we…