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Is Text Messaging the Future of Recruiting?

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Text messaging is becoming an incredibly useful tool for recruiting. What at first glance might seem as a very informal method of communication can actually pay dividends at all stages of the recruitment process. That’s because these days we’re all connected to our phones.

Four Tips to Recruit and Retain Millennials

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Today’s blog post comes from our friends at C UE. CUE provides industry-leading software and services essential to run and streamline your workflow so that you can focus on what you do best, growing your business.

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4 Ways to Assess Soft Skills in an Interview

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A candidate’s resume can instantly tell you whether or not they have the technical experience, qualifications, and hard skills needed for a particular job. But even if a candidate looks like a good fit for your company on paper, they might not necessarily be one in person.

Here’s Why It Costs $4k to Hire Someone

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Crazy as it might seem, the average cost per hire in the US is now $4,129. That’s according to the Society for Human Resource Management, which also notes that it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Beyond the Bucks: What Candidates Are Looking for from Their Next Employer

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When it comes to changing jobs, today’s candidates can afford to be picky. And while salary is certainly an important consideration when choosing whether or not to accept a position, it’s not the only one.

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5 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting

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No one likes losing good employees. It costs you time and money to recruit , hire, and train new workers. And while employees quit their jobs for many reasons, some of which will always be beyond your control, often times the reason they leave is workplace-related.

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How to Combat Bias in Recruiting

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It’s widely known that diversity in the workforce is good for business. In fact, according to a recent McKinsey study , the companies with the most gender diversity outperform those with the least by 15 percent.

Non-Verbal Interview Cues That Are Helping You Decide Who To Hire

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When we look back on past interviews with candidates, you are going to review the answers to questions, give them a score based on those results and decide whether or not to continue moving them through the process.

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Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals

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When it comes to recruitment, you can’t afford to stand still. You need to keep up with the latest trends, keep an eye on your competitors, and develop effective strategies for making the best hires. And to get real results, you also need to put time aside to set periodic recruiting goals.

4 Reasons Your Careers Page Matters and How to Improve it

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Creating a killer careers page is often seen as a “nice to have” and moves lower and lower on the priority list as weeks and months go on. No one wants to put the internal resources towards something seen as just a nice dressing on the window. But in recruiting, your careers page is everything.

New Feature Announcement: Offers and eSignatures

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Simplifying the New Hire Process with Offers and eSignatures. At Jazz, we’re always looking for ways to bring more of your recruiting tasks online so they’re easier to manage. Perhaps two of the most stressful times during the recruiting process are during the Offer and Onboarding stages.

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Candidate Relationship Management: Blackholes are for Space, not HR

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We’ve all been there. Staring at our screen, waiting for a response from a text. Sometimes that response doesn’t come for days, sometimes it doesn’t come at all. That feeling is the worst.

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Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

So, Are Remote Workers Happier Than Other Employees? 

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Working remotely is fast becoming the new norm. In 2015, 37 percent of US workers said they had telecommuted, representing a huge increase from the 9 percent who said the same in 1995.

Best Practices in Social Recruiting

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Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media? Not using it at your company?

Easy Ways to Optimize Your Resume for an ATS

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With online job posts receiving thousands of applicants, it’s no wonder that more than 90% of large companies use an applicant tracking system to assist with their hiring needs. A portion of the ATS software focuses on analyzing resumes to determine whether they meet basic qualifications for the job.

Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated

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High Morale: Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated. Do your employees walk into work with a smile? How enthusiastic are they when asked to stay later than usual, in order to meet a deadline?

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Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

What is Recruitment Marketing?

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At first glance, recruitment and marketing might not appear to have much in common. However, just as traditional marketing is all about connecting your brand with the right people using the right messages, successful recruiting is about attracting the right candidates for the right role.

How to Build an Employee Wellness Program from the Ground Up

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Encouraging a healthier, more active workforce is a good thing. Not only will it make you a more attractive employer, it will also lead to a variety of benefits ranging from greater employee productivity to lower absenteeism.

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How to Choose An Applicant Tracking System

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From advertising and interviewing to hiring and training, the recruitment process can be an involved and expensive undertaking. For that reason, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to secure the best candidate.

Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows

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Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows. Written by: Jonathan Muller on 05.25.2016. Stay organized and improve communications with recruiting workflows.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

5 Types of Problematic Remote Employees (and How to Help Them Succeed)

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Working from home, from a coworking space, or from a cozy cafe is the dream for so many employees. But remote work arrangements come with tradeoffs.

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4 SMB Recruiting Best Practices for 2017

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2017 is just around the corner. A new year means a new budget, and for many small and mid-sized businesses, it also means new hires. Before you make a move, it’s important to make sure your strategy aligns with the latest talent acquisition best practices and data. .

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Jazz Announces New Channel Partner Program

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Introducing the Jazz Partner Program: Revolutionizing the SMB HR technology space. At Jazz, we’re committed to changing the way small businesses find – and hire – the right talent.

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Building a Better Candidate Pipeline

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Have you checked recently how many candidates you have sitting around in your Jazz account? There are likely hundreds upon hundreds of resumes you haven’t even had a chance to reach out to that are interested in your company.

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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

The Software and Tools Your Small Business Needs for HR and Recruiting

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HR software can be a boon for small businesses struggling with limited resources. These days there’s a vast array of online tools on the market, many of which are attractively priced and accessible for everyone, not just the big guys.

5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved

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Getting hiring managers as excited about recruiting as you are can often be a challenge. As hiring picks up in the new year, fostering the idea of recruiting as a team sport will lead to better hires, faster.

How to Hire and Retain Top Tech Talent

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How focusing on clear goals, customer needs, and iteration toward innovation can help you attract top technology talent. As a product manager, I have had the chance to work with a cross-section of the entire Jazz team.

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Stop Employee Turnover with Better Onboarding

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Stop Employee Turnover with a Better Onboarding System. This may come as a surprise, but within one year of hiring most companies lose more than a quarter of their new employees. Each lost employee might cost your company upwards of $65,000 as a result.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions

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Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions. Written by: Bill Fox on 05.23.2016. Define your Hiring Process using Roles and Permissions. Information is sacred.

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