5 Tips to Find the Best Talent in 2018 [Infographic]

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Expect the challenge of sourcing the most highly-qualified candidates to become even more competitive as we enter the new year.

And perhaps as younger employees, with fresh ways of looking at employment, join the workforce, new means of attracting – and keeping – them are worth considering.

You may also think about tuning-up some tried-and-true – but dated – methods to stay ahead of the pack.

We offer a few suggestions for your consideration.

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Don’t Be a Turkey When Interviewing Candidates!

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This year, many recent hires may be giving thanks they were able to take interview questions that were staler than last year’s apple pie and knock them out of the park like the Astro’s George Springer.

To avoid looking like a turkey, here are a few questions that savvy recruiters and hiring managers may want to drop from the interview menu.

Reap Benefits Beyond the Call of Duty by Hiring a Veteran

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On Saturday, November 11, America will once again celebrate Veterans Day. Many of us will pay a visit to a nearby veterans hospital, bringing comfort and brightening the day for elderly and injured servicemen and women. And many of us will show our appreciation by laying flowers on the graves of those who bravely sacrificed their very lives to defend our nation.

There’s something else you may also want to do this year: Hire a veteran. Here’s a brief look at the wealth of advantages they can contribute to your organization.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Recruiting – Salvation at Last?

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How exactly can AI specifically help recruiting? By reducing time to hire, improving the quality of hire, and making the experience for job candidates far better.

Integrated within an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), AI can review resumes, select qualified candidates for interview, and schedule meetings. In the process, it can also review candidates who applied for, but were not chosen for, other positions – yet may offer the right qualifications for a different role.

How to Attract Millennial Employees with Non-Monetary Benefits

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Millennials are an important and valuable part of the workforce; in fact, they’re taking over the workplace. Based on data from Pew Research Center, more than one-in-three American workers are Millennials, and in 2015 they surpassed Generation X to become the largest segment of the American workforce.

Since Millennials have different attitudes towards work, as we discuss below, the challenge for companies and hiring professionals is how to attract and retain them. Monetary compensation and other expensive benefits aren’t necessarily the answer, but opportunities for growth, purpose-building and more could be.

Use these five tips to attract Millennials to your company and retain the ones you have.