Welcome back to the eighth installment of the TTI Friday Roundup. We’ve gathered five interesting articles from HR, Talent Acquisition and Recruitment experts so you don’t have to. While you were busy finalizing your summer hiring plans, a lot was going on in the world of HR, including a tip for your out-of-office campaign and the most important thing to understand before buying recruiting software. Enjoy!
- How An ‘Out Of Office’ Can Amplify Your Talent Brand
We’re all about quality tips here at TTI, and this quick one from ERE’s Carmen Collins was a favorite of ours this week. Check out how she employs her ‘out-of-office’ message to convey Cisco’s employer brand, and her thoughts on the impact of being human in emails.
- Sorry, But You’re Buying Recruiting Software All Wrong
In this feature, Lever Head of Marketing Leela Srinivasan highlights a recent conversation she had with talent thought leader Josh Bersin, and the most important thing to look for when buying software: it needs to be easy to use. We wholeheartedly agree — that’s why we always aim for simplicity.
- 4 Creative Ways Hospitals are Recruiting & Retaining Nurses
For hospitals and health care organizations, nurses are the lifeblood (pun intended) of the entire operation. However, with 5,564 hospitals in the United States looking for nursing talent, the demand sometimes outpaces the supply of talent. In this Recruiting Blogs post, healthcare recruiting expert Roy Munk offers four strategies he’s seen top teams use to attract and retain the best nursing talent.
- 8 Students Share Their Most Humiliating Job Interview Stories (and What You Can Learn)
We just caught this old post from our New York partner WayUp and it was the perfect 2 p.m. pick-me-up. While I felt bad for laughing, these interview horror stories from current students and recent graduates sound like they are straight out of an episode of “The Office.”
- Candidates Really Are the New Customers
Stuffed with stats, this post from Liz Weeks at Alexander Mann Solutions makes the case that in this market, employers need to adjust to the demands of candidates, and not the other way around.Viewing candidates through a customer lens has allowed top recruiting teams to mimic successful commerce strategies. Click on the link above to learn more about her suggestions for modernizing recruiting.
That’s it for this week! What are your thoughts? Share with us at @taketheview.