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Introducing the 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment – Decoding Gen-Z

The seventh annual TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference took place on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, and we are happy to say that it was an egg-cellent day of learning and collaborating on best practices in student and new graduate recruitment. The TalentEgg Awards and Conference is a special day for us because it marks a moment when we bring together employers, nonprofits, campus recruitment professionals, and career educators for a day to discuss different approaches to supporting youth employment and professional development. We would like to sincerely thank everyone who joined us for the event, and we can’t wait to see you next year!

All Awards and Conference attendees got to take home our 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment. This valuable resource gives employers and HR professionals crucial insights into recruiting Gen-Y and Gen-Z job candidates, including best practices, tips on how to use social media effectively, and what matters most to students and new graduates when it comes to starting their careers.

If you missed out on the conference, you can still access TalentEgg’s key findings from our Gen-Y and Gen-Z research and recruitment insights gained from our work with the Student Judges of the TalentEgg Awards! We’re offering a free digital download of the 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment right here!

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Gen-Y Job-Hopping: What Campus Recruiters Need To Know

The idea of an employee sticking with one company for their entire career is almost completely a thing of the past.

With the majority of workers changing jobs after 1-3 years, today’s students and new grads are more likely than ever to experience several jobs – and even careers – during their time in the workforce.

As a campus recruiter, you invest a lot of time and effort into finding the perfect hire, so how do you ensure that your top talent stays with you? The first step is understanding the mindset of a Gen-Y job-hopper. Job-hopping is not the resume red flag it used to be. In fact, you might be surprised to find that it’s the top performers who tend to jump around the most because, whether true or not, they feel like they’ve outgrown you.

Therefore, the recipe for keeping your brightest hires with you for the long haul is quite simple: make sure that your company offers them the same benefits they’d get from going elsewhere. And as a recruiter, it’s your job to make sure your top candidates know about these advantages from the get-go.

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5 Organizational Apps for Recruiters

There is no such thing as a typical day for a recruiter. In the morning, you could be visiting campuses to host an info session to meet potential candidates, and by the afternoon, you could be back in the office, answering emails and conducting interviews.

In short, recruiters must be expert multitaskers who can switch tasks on a dime, and organization and time-management are crucial to handling daily responsibilities with ease. Luckily, there are plenty of mobile apps out there that can help you tackle your daily tasks on-the-go.

Here’s a round-up of some of the best organizational apps for campus recruiters!

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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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