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Who’s Hunting for Your Talent?

Sourcing, separate from your recruiting function, is key to finding the BEST talent. Do you have dedicated sourcers within your organization? Get insights on why these “hunters” are so important.
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RecruitmentSourcing on Demand

Recession-Proof Recruiting

Your recruiting team needs to be agile. Despite talks of an economic downturn, there are also plenty of open jobs. Protect your recruiting function right now with the right model.
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Sourcing on Demand

Sourcing: The Competitive Advantage for Your Organization

Don’t let the competition outpace you. If you want to improve your hiring outcomes, you need to know these 6 things about dedicated sourcing.
Recruitment

Sharing Some Recruiting Love

February, the month of love, is coming to a close. In the spirit of sharing some of that love, I invite you to think about how you can up-level sourcing and recruiting at your organization TODAY.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

How You Treat Rejected Candidates Says More about Your Organization Than Who You Hire

Your rejected candidates do need to hear from you, and quickly. Providing feedback as to why they didn’t get the job and giving them some suggestions doesn’t take long.
Recruitment

Bridging the TA Gap for SMBs: Recruiting Excellence 101

At Beacon Lane, we are talent acquisition experts who have worked with organizations of all sizes to implement an ATS, build recruiting functions, and attract top talent.
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Recruitment

My Departure from Corporate

I don’t often talk about the departure from my corporate life, partly because I wasn’t sure of the place it held in my current business – until now.
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Recruiting Leadership

Attracting Top Talent Requires Recruiting Leadership

A great recruiting leader does more than hire the right people. Recruiting leadership requires the ability to develop a strategic plan, obtain executive buy-in, manage and lead change, and motivate the recruiting team.
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Applicant Tracking Systems

ATS Selection and Implementation: Start Here

ATS selection and implementation is a process. Take time to select the right applicant tracking system based on your organization's needs.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

Your Blueprint for Recruiting Optimization 

Given the high registration volume and follow-up conversations I have been having, I wanted to dig a little deeper into the impact of having the right process in place.
Talent Acquisition Optimization

Recruiting Optimization: Make Recruiting Work for You

As we enter a post-pandemic world your recruiting optimization efforts will only go as far as your structural and procedural changes will allow.
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Recruitment

Take Action Now to Be Ready for Post-COVID-19 Recruiting

The country will open. Businesses will hire. There are many steps you can take now to prepare for post COVID-19 recruiting.
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RecruitmentTalent Acquisition Optimization

Modern Recruiting – Are You Visible to Top Talent?

Modern recruiting excellence and your recruiting process is the foundation upon which your culture is built, so you need to get it right.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

The Biggest Mistake CHROs Make with Talent Acquisition

The biggest mistake CHROs make with talent acquisition is waiting or postponing the process development until they've hired and onboarded a new head of TA.
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Recruitment

Building Trust through People-Centered Leadership

Building trust through people-centered leadership isn't just for once the person is hired. It should be occurring throughout the entire recruitment process.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

Inspired Recruiting

Inspired recruiting means emphasizing the human in human resources and treating even the people you don't hire with heart.
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Applicant Tracking Systems

Failed ATS Implementations: It’s Not the Technology

Failed ATS implementations are not a result of a failure in technology but of a failure in planning for a different, better, faster, more accurate result.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

HR 2020: Looking Forward

The time to think about where HR needs to be in the future to best provide a whole, supportive, human environment is now.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

The Future of Talent Acquisition

The future of talent acquisition isn't just tech - it's the right tech applied to the right standard, stable process that empowers recruiters.
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Hiring Right: Who’s Behind the Wheel?

An ATS can be an integral part of hiring right, but only when it is handled in such a way that it integrates with a stable, standard recruiting process.
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Recruitment

Removing Fear from the Recruitment Process

Recruiters can do so much to remove applicant fear and ensure not only the BEST talent is seeking jobs but the RIGHT talent is finding them.
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Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function: Step 6 – Onboarding

The final step in building a standard stable recruiting function is onboarding. The onboarding strategy should address the experience and the transactional.
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Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function: Step 5 – Preboarding

When building a standard stable recruiting function, the process does not end with the job offer. You must have a comprehensive preboarding process, too.
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Recruitment

Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function: Step 4 – Create and Approve Offer

As you create and approve an offer for a candidate, remember to move quickly, communicate often, and keep it human, even as you rely on your ATS to do the heavy lifting.
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Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function: Step 3 – Interview and Select

The next step in building a stable recruiting function is to improve your interview and selection process so that it is more efficient.
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Talent Acquisition Optimization

Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function: Step 2 – Post, Source, and Screen

The second step in building a standard, stable recruiting function is to create efficiency with your post, source, and screen functions.
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Build a Standard, Stable Recruiting Function from the Inside Out

To build a standard, stable recruiting function from the inside out starts with a process for creating and approving requisitions.
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Recruitment

Back to Basics: A Business and Life Lesson from my 8-year-old

This is what we help clients do at Beacon Lane. We hit the pause button and help tighten up your recruiting foundation so you can properly build.
Applicant Tracking Systems

Selecting the Right ATS Solution, Part 2: Implementing Change

Implementing change starts with selecting the right ATS solution; it must then be implemented in ways that support the CHRO and hiring team.
Applicant Tracking Systems

Selecting the Right ATS Solution, Part 1: Identifying the Problem

If your goal is to implement a new ATS system or revamp your current one, you need to understand how this change will impact your entire organization and its stakeholders.
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Diversity Recruiting: Why Words Matter

The words we use in job descriptions, EEO statements, and other recruiting media must be carefully selected to ensure we are inclusive in our recruiting efforts.
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Mind the Gap(s)

There is no talent shortage or recruitment crisis, simply a mindset that continues to ignore how a diverse workplace that provides opportunities to early professionals can change the world.
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A Practical Guide to Improved Workplace Diversity

Improving workplace diversity is not an easy task, but it is critical to the future success of your business. These six suggestions can help you make a smoother transition as you strive to grow in a time of increasing diversity.
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Recruiting + AI: The Sum Is Greater Than Its Parts

Resistance to technology is not only futile but damages your ability to compete for the best talent. When it comes to successful recruitment, technology is the path to progress.
Applicant Tracking Systems

Your ATS is the First Step into a Technologically-Enabled Future

There was a time when advances in HR technology were readily dismissed. Happily, few in the field deny the beneficial impact of technology today.
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Helping Candidates Get Back in the Game with Efficient Recruiting Processes

When someone loses their job, they lose a part of their identity, and that can leave them lost and uncertain. And when it comes time to interview for another job, they may not be exhibiting their highest level of confidence.
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Recruiting Technology as a Disruptor

When an organization implements new technology to improve talent acquisition, a behavioral change is required. The larger, more dynamic the organization, the more complex the change.
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The Human Side of Automating Recruitment

Automating recruitment is inevitable. Cutting-edge technology can be a wondrous tool for improving efficiency, better identifying business needs, and even helping develop strategy through data analysis.
Internal Recruiting

Internal Recruiting: Bent…Not Broken

I cringe when I hear company recruiters talk about how “broken” their internal recruiting systems are. While I agree that internal recruiting processes can suffer from what are sometimes enormous challenges, I prefer to think of the process as bent, not broken.
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Without This, Your Highly Visible Recruiting Tech Investment Won’t Pay Off

If your people don’t care about your recruitment process, introducing recruiting technology into the mix is unlikely to help. It can actually make things worse.
Talent Acquisition Optimization

Talent Acquisition Optimization: Automated Process or Automated Chaos?

When it comes to Talent Acquisition (TA), one of the biggest mistakes HR leaders make is believing you can optimize the process by automating it.
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