A Look Back At The Top 5 Human Capital Connection Blogs For 2014

As we embark on a new year, it’s important to reflect on 2014. The human capital and recruitment space has seen many innovations in the past year – from redefining the recruitment process to include value–added proactive solutions to the increasing importance of recruitment marketing and employer branding. To ring in the new year, we invite you to share Human Capital Connection's top 5 blog posts from 2014. Enjoy!

Number One:

Veteran-Hiring-1MILITARY CAREER TRANSITION PARTNERSHIPS: IMPLEMENTING US VETERAN HIRING STRATEGIES IN THE UK

In previous articles, we’ve talked about the positive impact veteran hiring can make on a company. We have also discussed recruitment strategies that companies are using to hire the best of the former and reserve military members. From large corporations to mom-and-pop shops, more companies are seeing a boost in their business from hiring our heroes, which has also improved the veteran unemployment rate across the U.S. Since we’ve seen this trend pick up amongst U.S. companies, how long before other countries follow suit?

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Number Two:

non-traditional-studentWILL A NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT BE YOUR NEXT HIRE?

You’ll find a plethora of information in the recruiting realm about attracting the typical recent college graduate to your company. But these tactics may not help you find candidates beyond the full-time university student who’s a member of the millennial generation. What can be done to attract and retain the non-traditional graduate who is ready to embark on a new path?

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Number Three:

Recruiting-Marketing-in-HRRECRUITMENT MARKETING 101: A BLEND OF RECRUITING, MARKETING AND HR

How did this function come to be? And what does it entail? The recruitment marketer is a job function that seamlessly blends recruitment, marketing and HR into one effective role. Some of the responsibilities of a recruitment marketer include content development such as employment branding, refreshing job descriptions, “day in the life” campaigns, job fair marketing collateral, candidate outreach and recruitment eblast campaigns.

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Number Four:

WilsonHCG-Recruitment-Process-OutsourcingRPO: REDEFINED® - A STRATEGIC PARTNER

When I first got into the recruitment outsourcing industry, the process was definitely different than it is today. It seemed to focus on which company had the fastest submittals, not necessarily the quality of hires. And although cost is still a consideration, clients are looking at the overall value a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm can provide. RPO has evolved into more than the outsourcing of a company’s recruitment function or the extension of a company’s recruitment department. RPO has been redefined to include comprehensive, value-added services that strategically benefit buyers’ businesses.

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Number Five:

IT-RecruitmentCREATIVE SOURCING METHODS FOR TECHNOLOGY RECRUITMENT

Every tech recruiter knows the scenario. You’re looking for that java developer or senior architect you just can’t seem to pinpoint. Hours have been spent scouring the job boards and LinkedIn with no luck. But, while traditional sourcing methods may be effective for certain positions, they’re becoming tapped out for the technology industry. To make things more challenging, tech talent is becoming overwhelmed with pitches from recruiters and have started to remove themselves from these traditional sources to avoid the avalanche of messages. Now, recruiters have turned their attention to creative recruiting initiatives in order to attract top talent that isn’t listed on a saturated source.

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We invite you to share your thoughts on the future of recruitment and the human resources sector in the comments section below.
Topics:
Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Recruitment Marketing Human Capital Consulting Interning / Apprenticeships Sourcing Strategies Veteran Recruitment

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