Author: Michelle Sammut (page 1 of 9)

Optimizing employee referral programs for Gen Y

Looking for a new way to source Gen Y talent? Consider optimizing your employee referral program.

Employee referral programs encourage existing staff to help recruitment teams discover qualified external candidates for open opportunities.

By leveraging the connection between a Gen Y employee and their extended network, recruiters are able to expand their talent pipeline, recruit higher-quality candidates and ensure overall “fit”.

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3 ways to make your online presence stand out to Gen Y

One of the modern professional’s golden rules? Have an online presence.

Students and grads are constantly told that actively managing and optimizing the way they present themselves online can play a key role in the realization of their career goals. The same is true for campus recruiters.

As the face of your employer brand, your goal is to position yourself as a go-to source for career-focused Gen Y, a cohort that is constantly plugged in and connected online.

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The TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference: 3 reasons to attend

Considering attending Canada’s largest professional development event for campus recruiters? Egg-cellent!

The TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference is an annual event held in Toronto for members of the campus recruitment community.

Registration is currently open, but seats are limited – read on for the top reasons to RSVP:

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How to talk to millennials about relocation

Relocation benefits are a powerful tool in your recruitment arsenal – they can help to broaden your candidate pool, attract top talent and set your organization apart from the competition.

As their primary line to your employer brand, millennial candidates look to you to guide them through the relocation process. For many, relocating for work is the first major move they’ll make since their postsecondary experience – they’re ready to embark on a new career journey, but feel unsure about the undertaking.

The opportunity may be career hatching, but it can quickly get nixed from the get-go if there are any reservations about relocating.

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