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    Where Are College Students Looking For Jobs, and How Can Employers Meet Them There?

    As a recent college graduate, I can resonate with the young people entering the professional world with a noticeably different culture from that of older generations. A generation slightly too young to remember the advent of the Internet is now part of the workforce, and employers have to contend with a new set of expectations and attitudes when recruiting new talent. There exists a wide variety of tools that allow employers to reach out to potential recruits and speak to those expectations an...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university candidates-voice
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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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    The Future of Career Fair

    The labor market is always changing and the recruiting strategies that worked in the past are not going to work forever. Luckily this shift in the labor force is happening at the same time as the advent of innovative tools for employers to find new talent and refine their recruitment strategies...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university career-fair college-recruiting
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    The Benefits of Recruiting at Small Schools

    Every spring, internet forums are filled with anxious high school seniors asking about college choices. One of the more common questions is something along the lines of “Will it hurt my future prospects to go to the University of Forgottonia?” There are plenty of reasons for students to end up choosing small schools: the lower costs, the smaller classes, the tightly-knit communities, etc...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university college-recruiting
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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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    Increase the Diversity in Your Campus Recruiting Program

    Diversity recruiting continues to be a core element of overall college recruiting programs. Nearly 71 percent of employers responding to NACE's 2015 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey. How can your campus recruiting team contributes to your organization's diversity recruiting efforts and expand the diversity efforts within your current campus recruiting program? In this video, you are going to learn from the expert what you can do to increase the diversity in your campus recruiting program...

    March 26, 2018 - 13 minute read - diversity recruiting university vidcast
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    4 Steps To Make Campus Recruitment A More Data-Driven Program

    Let’s move beyond the “two-years experience required” for entry-level jobs generation of job ads, and talk about how to actually insert valuable numbers into your campus recruiting program. As we gear up for summer hiring, there’s been a lot of movement in the campus recruiting space: career centers continue to scour solutions to get their students into top roles, The Muse continues to grow its content empire, LinkedIn continues to try to onboard more university students...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university college-recruiting
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    [Updated] 4 Cool Technologies to Accelerate Your Campus Recruiting Process

    As a campus recruiter, you’re well-versed in the context of an ever-changing landscape, and yes, things are very much changing. Oh don’t get us wrong: the fundamentals of engaging top candidates aren’t going anywhere, but with the tech-savvy Millennials and Gen Z reshaping the work world, your technical toolbox needs to be sharpened...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university
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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
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    Rakuna Customer Success Story

    As a Fortune 100 insurance company with 2,000 offices worldwide and more than $500 billion in assets under management, the client is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Each year, the company hires more than 80 interns and entry-level staff for their development programs, many from universities in the U.S. Campus recruiting is a critical part of their human resources strategy...

    March 14, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university hr