• Best Practices - Recruiting


  • Best Practices for Recruiting Students With Disabilities

     
    New regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) require federal contractors to set a target of having 7 percent of their work force be comprised of employees with disabilities.
     

    Strategies for Effective Branding: Part 2

     
    Here are several tips from Sue Keever Watts, founder and president of the Keever Group, to help bolster your organization’s marketing and branding efforts.
     

    Key Steps for Successful Veteran Hiring and Retention

     
    The military, regardless of branch, is built on a system of education that teaches and trains its employees in leadership and negotiating skills, how an organization works, and more.
     

    Essentials for New Recruiters: Partnering With Key Schools

     
    The career centers at your organization’s key schools expect a partnership built on consistency, communication, and mutual consideration. Here are tips for new recruiters on how to build that partnership.
     

    Recruiter Development: Learning, Experiences, Coaching

     
    Learn how one firm is developing and nurturing its recruiters by offering professional development opportunities through a variety of methods and venues.
     

    Best Practices: Recruiting Students With Disabilities

     
    How can your organization better connect with, recruit, and develop an inclusive culture for students with disabilities? Here are tips.
     

    Connecting With College Recruits on Social Media

     
    Discover how Intel Corporation uses various social media tools successfully in the college recruiting space. Find out what students want from employers via social media and how employers can best adopt social media.
     

    The Heart of Recruiting: Motivate Your Team, Now!

     
    The best way to motivate your recruiting team is to be very intentional in your communication. Offer words of inspiration and gratitude, and remind the team where you’re headed.
     

    Tips for Maximizing Your Career Fair Success

     
    Career fairs provide an excellent opportunity for employers to build relationships with students and future employees. This article offers several strategies to use in career fair planning and approach.
     

    Developing and Managing a Diverse Early Talent Strategy

     
    Employers can get a head start on their college hiring by developing early identification programs to feed their internship programs.
     

    Effectively Engaging Students Through Visual Media

     

    Video is the best tool for employers to tell their organization’s story in a way that brings it to life because it engages the senses and can put the visual communication in context for the student, explains Kasey Sixt, vice president at CKR Interactive.


     

    Tips for Developing an Effective Social Media Strategy

     

    While social media is a fluid communication vehicle, it’s best to be strategic in your approach when using it as a tool for professional pursuits—such as college recruiting. Following are some tips for creating an effective social media strategy.


     

    Creating a Strong Employer Brand

     

    An employer brand is an organization’s reputation as an employer and the image of the company as a great place to work. When an organization undertakes employer branding, the ‘product’ it is selling is the employment experience it offers.


     

    The Heart of Recruiting: Branding Circa 1870

     

    Today’s employer brand must appeal to the spirit of its intended viewer. A successful brand appeals to a deep-seeded need or a long-held value.


     

    Using Social Media as an Effective College Recruiting Tool

     

    The new charge for employers eager to use social media as an effective college recruiting tool is to be innovative and strategic in their approach.


     

    Quick Tips for Mentoring Millennials

     
    What are some traits of Millennials that might surface as your organization brings them on board as interns or new hires? Millennials tend to prefer high touch relationships, have high exploratory drives, and are accustomed to being assessed as individuals. Here are tips for working with this group.
     

    Building a Successful University Relations Program on a Dime

     

    A common mistake many companies make when building a university recruiting (UR) program is to focus on identifying core schools first. While this is a critical task, it’s not one of the first steps to tackle, especially if you need to build a university recruiting program when funds are low. Many companies have tightened their belts in recent years, so UR professionals must be creative with limited resources and human capital; it’s all about delivering more with less. As such, your first order of business should be to look inside instead of outward.


     

    Best Practices: Evaluating Your Program’s Campus Relationships

     
    Less than half of the employers responding to NACE’s 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey (45.9 percent) indicated that their firms conducted regularly scheduled evaluations of their on campus relationships.
     

    The Branding Methods That Drive Up Acceptance Rates

     
    NACE’s 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey found that companies that developed relationships with key faculty members and that drive web traffic to the organization’s website using search engine optimization (SEO) had better acceptance rates of job offers made to students.
     

    Best Practices for Rotational Training Programs

     
    The goal of rotational programs is to provide the new hire with a broader perspective than may be available within a single department or job, and wider exposure to and appreciation for the work of the organization. In some cases, such programs also give the new hire the opportunity to discover where he or she fits best now or where he or she can aspire to in the future.
     

    Six Keys for Effective Recruiter Selection and Training

     
    Keys to making recruiter selection and training successful.
     

    Four Tips for Managing a Global University Relations Program

     
    When it comes to global university relations, it’s no secret that processes and procedures are different throughout the world. Being flexible and adjusting procedures and practices to meet local demands is critical.
     

    Leveraging Mobile to Get More From Face-to-Face Events

     
    How do we make the most of our face-to-face events while staying compliant with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs regulations?
     

    Prepare for the Fair: Eight Best Practices for Career Fair Success

     

    Following are eight best practices to use in your career fair planning.


     

    Best Practices for College Recruiting

     
    The successful college recruiting program looks at the long haul, not just short-term results, and is built on strong relationships. Here are best practices for college recruiting.
     

Best Practices - Recruiting