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The Talent Innovation Blog

Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, hiring best practices, and company culture

Jen Dewar

Contributor
Applicant Tracking System

3 Steps to Evaluating Applicant Tracking Systems

by Jen Dewar

Evaluating applicant tracking systems is similar to evaluating candidates. You want to go into the process with a clear understanding of what you’re looking for, so that every applicant tracking system is evaluated on the same criteria. The ...

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Sourcing & Nurture Data-driven recruiting

4 Expert Tips to Transition from Reactive to Proactive Recruitment

by Jen Dewar

Ninety percent of HR leaders know they need to be more strategic, but 49 percent don’t know what they need to do to get there. Your people are the biggest factors in your organization’s success, and the biggest line item in your company’s budget. ...

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Sourcing & Nurture

How You Can Use LinkedIn to Nurture Candidates

by Jen Dewar

Have you ever found an amazing candidate, who simply wasn’t ready to join your organization yet? Perhaps you sourced a candidate who was looking forward to seeing a project through to completion. Or maybe you found someone a little late in their job ...

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Diversity & inclusion

How Ample Paid Time Off Can Help your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

by Jen Dewar

More than half of candidates say employee benefits are an important consideration before accepting a job, and paid time off is a big part of the total package. In fact, 53 percent of employees who get paid time off would leave for more at another ...

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Diversity & inclusion

Supporting Diversity with Inclusive Employee Benefits and Perks

by Jen Dewar

Diversity and inclusion efforts are finally beginning to get the attention they deserve, and 35 percent of hiring decision makers expect to increase investment in this area. When doing so, it’s so important to make the investment in the areas that ...

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Diversity & inclusion

Where Unconscious Bias Creeps into the Recruitment Process

by Jen Dewar

It happens to the best of us. Unconscious bias creeps into the recruitment process, and undermines our diversity and inclusion efforts. Everyone has unconscious bias. I do. You do. Your team does. What’s important is that we recognize that, and take ...

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Data-driven recruiting

4 Ways to Increase your Offer Acceptance Rate

by Jen Dewar

Last week, we discussed how to optimize your candidate engagement rate to get more high-quality talent into your funnel—but that’s only half the battle. Now, you need to maintain that engagement throughout the interview process and sell candidates ...

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