HR Dive's most popular recruiting stories from 2018 illustrate that a recruiter's mission is two-fold: They must ensure the day-to-day basics run smoothly, all while keeping an eye to the future.
From interview basics to reference checks, the talent acquisition professional must be at the top of their game. The seemingly repetitive tasks can't be ignored in this market.
And at the same time, technology and shifting trends mean that recruiters need to be looking years down the road. If our readership is any indication, strategic plans for employer branding and total talent acquisition are quickly becoming "must haves."
The most common recruiting mistakes — and how to avoid them
With so much at stake, recruiters can't afford any missteps in the hiring process. Read More »
Most employers say they've passed on a candidate based on social media
Social media can be a helpful tool in the vetting process, but hiring managers need some guidelines to stay compliant. Read More »
What recruiters need to know about 'total talent acquisition'
The standard recruitment approaches of today will not keep up with the way of working tomorrow, experts say. Read More »
How to hire for diversity while avoiding 'reverse' discrimination claims
A diverse slate of candidates can help, but how should HR go about achieving this? Read More »
The feds want you to use E-Verify — but should you?
With experts seeing mandatory E-Verify on the horizon, it may be important for HR to understand the perks and pitfalls of the program. Read More »
How to add a human touch to your employer brand
Savvy candidates are looking past career pages, so HR must ensure that employers make the correct branding moves in every step of the recruitment process. Read More »
How to make sure reference checks are worth the effort
Many employers will provide little more than employment dates and titles — but experts say there are a few tricks to make the most of your endeavor. Read More »