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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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How To Build A Better Talent Community In 3 Easy Steps

If a potential candidate doesn’t get the gig, or a co-op placement comes to a close, this often signals the end of that person’s relationship with the company – but it doesn’t have to be this way!

In fact according to our 2016 TalentEgg Student Judging Panel Survey, many students and grads want to stay connected with an employer for a variety of reasons, including mentorship and future job opportunities. Of course, it would be nearly impossible to keep in touch with every intern or applicant that crosses your path, but there is an easy fix: creating a talent community.

What is a talent community? According to The Undercover Recruiter, it is “a group of candidates that a company is focused on building a relationship with.” Often created using social media, these communities focus on creating a “two-way dialogue” between the company and its talent pool.

And the benefits are numerous; not only does it allow you easy access to qualified candidates, it’s also an incredible learning opportunity for applicants. While many big companies have been doing this for awhile, organizations of all sizes can reap the rewards of a thriving talent community.

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5 Non-Traditional Networking Events Your Talent Pool Will Love

Students and grads want a variety of ways to connect with potential employers.

But out of all the options available, networking events reign supreme. In fact, 78% of our student panel picked this type of event over others like information sessions and career fairs. It makes sense why this would be the case: if you’re trying to get hired, getting face time with a recruiter can be invaluable. Additionally, even if you don’t land the gig, establishing that relationship might open other doors down the road.

But it’s not only students and new grads who benefit from these kinds of events! Networking enables recruiters to ask the thoughtful questions that allow you to get to know potential candidates on a deeper level; something that is not always possible at more high-volume engagements.

However, if you really want to stand out to your talent pool, try attending or hosting one of the following events!

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Presenting The Winners Of The 2016 TalentEgg Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards

2016 marks the fifth edition of our annual TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference, and we must say that this was our best one yet!

On May 10th, campus recruitment professionals from across Canada gathered at the Arcadian Court in Toronto to celebrate the best in the industry. Attendees got the chance to hear exclusive insights on campus recruitment and learn about cutting-edge strategies for connecting with today’s students and new grads. Among our lineup of esteemed speakers was world-renowned media theorist, author, and business strategist Don Tapscott. His keynote speech, “Reinventing Talent Recruitment and Management for the Networked Age,” was a fantastic way to kick off the day’s activities.

In addition, after months of anticipation, we revealed the winners of the 2016 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Awards. We received many top-notch applications from leading Canadian employers, organizations, and career centres, but a select few stood out from the rest for their egg-ceptional work and creativity.

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