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    Why Should a Recruiter Think Like a Marketer?

    Podcast Transcript:Welcome to In and outs of Recruiting Millennials, a monthly video podcast interviewing innovators in talent acquisition with the focus on hiring millennials and early-career talents. This podcast is the production of Rakuna. We help organizations to enhance, and optimize their campus & event recruiting process...

    March 26, 2018 - 16 minute read - recruiting millennials vidcast college-recruiting
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    The Trouble With Recruiting Young People

    The future of a company depends on the future of its people. When new talent enters the workforce they are by definition inexperienced. The few top percent of university students will stand out - the ones who have already started a business, earned a research grant, or completed some other remarkable work - but the majority of university students will not have the track record to determine a hiring decision...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    Recruiting with Authenticity

    Any employer hoping to have an effective recruiting operation needs to stand out from their peers. It’s not enough to be a great workplace with engaged employees — you need to know what makes you different. Your candidates need a reason to choose you in particular...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting culture millennials
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    Recruiters and Career Coaches: When Two Worlds Align

    When people talk about career coaches, many still hold the perception that career coaches are campus recruiters, or these people simply belong together to the same category of campus recruiting and training students. In fact, recruiters can be career coaches and vice versa due to similar or overlapping roles in many cases. However, recruiters and career coaches are separate jobs with different responsibilities and purposes for their work...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university millennials college-recruiting
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    How To Rock Niche Social Media From The Recruiting Desk

    It’s 2016, and we’re all familiar with the value of strategic social media, but there’s more to connecting with your audience than digging roots on Twitter and Facebook. As a recruiter, sometimes it pays to strategize with subtlety. Big social media outlets cast a wide net, which is essential for organizing events and attracting top-candidates, but what about the smaller venues?...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    How Can Employers Help Students Develop Professional Skills for the Workplace?

    Students don’t inherently perform their jobs in a professional manner—they learn it through trial and error. However, a question raised here is, how can employers effectively contribute to the growth of professional skills of students in the workplace? Read our interview with Mr. Michael True, Senior Associate for Talent Development at Messiah College to find out the answers!...

    March 26, 2018 - 6 minute read - recruiting hr millennials
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    Giving Millennials a Purpose

    For employers that have trouble retaining Millennial employees, it’s easy to say that young workers are nothing more than a liability. As the thinking goes, they’re entitled brats who expect the world to be handed to them on a silver platter. The fact is, the attitude above comes from a huge misinterpretation of Millennial attitudes. You can only guarantee younger workers will stay if you make it absolutely clear one thing: they are working for a purpose...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting perks culture millennials
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    Engaging With Students Beyond Career Fairs

    Campus recruiting is not all about attending career fairs and conducting on-campus interviews. In today's talent war where campus is the batlefield, companies need to do more to engage with students beyond traditional career fairs. In this video, you are going to learn from the expert what you can do to build your employer branding on campus and get students stay engaged...

    March 26, 2018 - 8 minute read - recruiting university vidcast millennials
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    Employers’ Role in Workforce Readiness Preparation

    Following my first article on Big Data in Campus Recruiting as part of the series What I Learned From #NACE16, I want to dedicate this article to the biggest theme of this year conference—Employers’ role in workforce readiness preparation. It is undeniable that employers play a crucial role in addressing workforce readiness nowadays. Especially, in this ever-changing landscape where old jobs disappear and new jobs & skills emerge in a matter of a decade, students need to be...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials university
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    Crafting A Magnetic Company Culture for Millennials

    One of the most important fundamentals that can flavor the success or failure of an organization is its culture. A company that demonstrates a positive and engaging work culture is more likely to be innovative, productive, and long-lasting (in no short part because fulfilled employees tend to want to stick around for the long haul)...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting culture millennials
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    Attracting Millennials & Gen Z with Mobile Recruiting

    Over the last decade, smartphones have become an ever more important part of people’s lives. According to Pew's research in 2015, 68% of Americans owned a smartphone, with that number rising to 86% among those ages 18 - 29. And digital-savvy Millennials & Gen Z now seek the convenience of completing most tasks on their mobile devices that more than a few would feel naked without one...

    March 26, 2018 - 2 minute read - recruiting candidates-voice millennials
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    Are university recruiters too traditional for Millennials? Score yourself!

    It is clear that Millennials have different values than previous generations when it comes to work and career. As Ted Bauer tweeted, “Recruiters need to paradigm shift everything they know about the old model to be relevant to Millennials. Recruiting should not even be HR! #MillennialTalk”...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    A Field Guide to NACE 2016

    We’re gearing up for NACE 2016 here at Rakuna, and we whipped up this quick guide to some of the highlights from what’s sure to be a great conference. Don’t forget to come visit us at Booth #810! Mingle, Connect, and Network (aka get your network on!)...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials nace
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    5 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennials with a Better Employee Wellness Program

    Employee satisfaction in workplace is consistently one of the top millennial recruiting problems. Nowadays, it’s not just about the salary—money is not enough to hold feet of millennials. More and more youngsters are considering companies that offer incredible perks and benefits, aside from salary. This is when employee wellness programs (EWP) come into effect...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials perks culture
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    5 Things Millennials Hate About Corporate Recruiters

    Say what you will about Millennials — that they’re entitled, that they’re lazy, that they’re rude, etc. etc. If you look at what’s going on in the labor market, it’s becoming harder and harder for companies to avoid hiring them. You can either adapt or fall behind...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting candidates-voice millennials
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    5 Talent Acquisition Leaders Explain How to Modernize Campus Recruiting

    To recruit millennials, you must lean heavily on early adoption of technology. Not only will new technologies make recruiting departments more efficient, but company representatives need to understand the technologies used by the generation/s they are trying to recruit. What does this mean for how we hire from universities? What practices should universities eliminate? What practices should employers adopt? How can campus recruiters modernize their practices?...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - university millennials college-recruiting
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    5 Questions With a Top Campus Recruiter

    The campus recruiter is in charge of building a pipeline of talented up and coming candidates. The job spans many departments, walks the line between online and offline recruiting, as well as being driven by key seasonal booms (mostly commonly occurring during late spring and early fall) as students transition into the next phase of their budding careers....

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    5 Company Perks That Definitely Attract Millennials

    As baby boomers transition out of the workforce and millennials flood in, employers need to take note of the new strategies they’ll need to attract and retain the top talent of today’s workforce. Millennials value job satisfaction more highly than previous generations, and contemporary workers who are dissatisfied with their current employers will almost certainly scout out more attractive opportunities. Any employer that wants to attract and retain top talent going forward will need to consider...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - hr perks millennials
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    4 Steps to Put your University Recruiting Efforts On Track

    For some reasons, your college recruiting initiatives are not working out. You might be hiring the right people, only to see them leave the second they find another job. You might be meeting the right candidates, only to have them slip through your fingers and go to your competitors. Or you might not be finding good people at all. No matter where things are going wrong, you’ve got a big problem that you need to fix sooner rather than later...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials college-recruiting
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    10 Foolproof Steps for Employers to Maximize Your Career Fair Experience

    When you engage in a career fair, you’re going to run into eager candidates of all styles, stripes, and banners. But the candidates that stand out are sharp, informed, and always engaging. If you’re going to get those candidates, you’ll need recruiters who are ready to meet them. Here are ten tips on how to make the most of a career fair and catch the people you want for your organization...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university millennials