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Using the Right Technology to Support an Undeniable Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

Nearly four in five candidates ( 78% ) say a company’s overall candidate experience is an indicator for how well they value their employees. A recruiter’s day is often tied up in administrative tasks, leaving minimal, if any at all, time to update candidates on their application status or be available for questions and concerns. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Reply to Candidates in a Jiff. Candidate Experience HR Tech

Is Your Candidate Experience Also Driving Great Candidates Away?

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We all know that job candidates are getting fed up with how they’re treated when they apply for jobs. That’s why the “ candidate experience ” — how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding — gets so much attention. As someone who has personally seen the worst of the candidate experience over the last two years, I get that.


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Essentials to Finding and Filling the Holes in Your Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

While this creates a competitive challenge, it also brings us an opportunity to better our candidate experience. Think about the last time you gave your candidate experience a jolt of energy. Sure, you can ask candidates for feedback on how they feel about your hiring process, but an audit is gruesomely telling of how your hiring process really performs. You’ll only get the results you need if you start from the very beginning of the candidate experience.

What Is Candidate Experience, and How Does It Show up Throughout the Recruitment Process?


between February 2018 and February 2020. . Throughout the strong market, recruiting professionals have had to focus on approaching the most qualified job candidates as consumers with plenty of opportunities to choose from. But what is candidate experience?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

for tomorrow’s tech tools DICE 2018 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 2 Contents Most Recruiters See AI Not as a Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The Positive Impacts of Automation What Recruiters Want — and Don’t. who source and hire talent. company money 19% Poor candidate.

Practical Ways to Measure and Optimize Candidate Experience for the Long-Haul

ClearCompany Recruiting

If it seems like sourcing qualified teams is becoming an increasingly tricky task, it is. Furthermore, candidates are more brave to share their experiences with a company online through career review sites like Indeed, Glassdoor and FairyGodboss, in addition to sharing experiences with friends and family through social media. Employer branding can only carry you so far if your candidates or employees are having negative experiences, then sharing them.



When we think of recruitment and the process it involves we instantly think about the process such as specifications of a particular job, the action of attracting candidates to apply for that job, screening and selection of candidates, hiring the right candidate and the onboarding of those candidates. These processes are changing and are facing new changes in 2018. What will the next HR trends for 2018? Candidate Experience.

What the Candidate Experience Really Means in Recruiting & Hiring


As the economy reaches near zero unemployment, the role of candidate experience in the hiring process has become more important than ever. With an increased workload, many are struggling to find ways to provide a great experience, manage their requisition load, and also find time to engage using a growing number of digital multi-channels including social media, increased importance on SEO and search engine optimization, job boards, mobile career sites, and so on.

3 Effective Ways To Collect Candidate Experience Feedback


Recently, I read an amazing HROS case study by Johnny Sanchez, Head of Recruiting & Onboarding at Hot Topic, on how he and his team completely transformed their onboarding process. With all the attention being paid to improving candidate experience , one obvious strategy should be top of mind: are you collecting feedback from your actual candidates? Here are 3 effective ways you can collect feedback to improve your candidate experience.

Modern Digital Onboarding Is At The Heart Of Candidate Experience


Modern and smooth onboarding experience is certainly not everything, but losing a good candidate right the last stage in the process both a disappointing and expensive exercise. Job promotion/sourcing. Onboarding. As a matter of fact, without having the first 3 stages in the above list, executed well enough, there wouldn’t be any candidates, sitting at the onboarding stage to start with. Well… competitive candidates that is.

5 Important Stats On Candidate Experience: New CandE Research


Candidate experience is a top recruiting priority this year and there’s no better source of data on it than the Talent Board. Set clear expectations about the recruiting process from pre-application to onboarding for candidates. Hold themselves more accountable for candidate experience and talent acquisition performance while measuring it regularly and consistently. Be perceived by candidates as having a fairer process (e.g.,

Do You Measure Candidate Experience?


One of the main reasons companies are automating their recruitment process using recruitment software is to give candidates a better experience, after all, they are the “customers” of your recruitment strategy so giving them a flawless journey is pivotal. What is the candidate experience? Candidate experience is defined as how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes.

Survale Underwrites 2017 Candidate Experience Report


As we welcome 2018, we get treated once again to one of the most compelling research programs in talent acquisition: the Talent Board’s 2017 Candidate Experience Report. This annual candidate experience report started in 2011 and has served to quantify both the value of good candidate experience as well as the cost of bad experiences. Candidate Satisfaction Still a Huge Recruiting Advantage. Show Candidates You Care.

Survale Wins Second Straight Brandon Hall Award for Best Advance in Candidate Experience Management Technology


Survale named the sole winner of the Silver Award for enabling organizations to optimize recruiting using candidate feedback at each stage of the recruiting process. SAN FRANCISCO, CA December 12, 2018 – Leading Workforce Feedback and Analytics Platform, Survale , announces its receipt of a second consecutive Brandon Hall Group award for Best Advancement in Candidate Experience Management Technology. Improvement in candidate satisfaction.

AI Helps Reduce Time to Fill While Improving Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily Advisor

According to Montage’s new report, State of AI in Talent Acquisition —which features data from two recent Montage surveys involving over 1,000 candidate and recruiter responses—artificial intelligence (AI) still requires a human element when it comes to hiring, but candidates and recruiters are already reaping the benefits of using AI in the recruiting process. To create more consistency in the evaluation of candidates. AI Can Help Improve the Candidate Experience.

25 Things to Know About Tech Recruiting as You Plan for Q2


How are you doing on your 2018 goals? 1: Dice’s own 2018 Salary Report showed how specialized skills are driving up the salary market. #2: 4: Hiring processes are increasingly revolving more around the candidate’s previous experiences in addition to the skills noted above. Interview and Onboarding Trends. #6: 8: Onboarding will become more important to the overall experience of tech hiring. will increasingly fade out in 2018 and beyond.

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How to Evolve Your Employee Generated Content Using Technology

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When it comes to the job hunt, what candidates want from employers hasn’t really changed; however, what they do want is their specific questions answered about what it’s like to work for a company in the specific role they’re applying for. . Candidate Experience Recruitment Marketing

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Survale Featured as Candidate Experience Platform to Prioritize for Hiring Success


As the first and leading candidate experience platform, Software Advice recognizes Survale’s “best feature is the ability to create and send out surveys to find out where and why candidates are turning sour on your organization.” As the balance of power has turned toward candidates over the last several years, the industry is finally embracing the concept that the better they treat candidates, the better their business and hiring outcomes will be.

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How to Build an Award-Winning Candidate Experience


The Talent Board , a non-profit organization whose mission is to build quality candidate experiences, started the CandE Awards in 2010 to recognize and celebrate companies that go above and beyond to ensure candidates are treated well throughout the recruitment process. Both employers and recent candidates participate in surveys to demonstrate each organization’s recruitment process and the quality of their candidate experience.

The Candidate Experience Journey: Enhancing Six Key Touchpoints


In today’s highly competitive talent market, an organization’s ability to attract high-quality candidates is a significant business advantage—making improving candidate experience a priority for talent acquisition (TA) teams. The post The Candidate Experience Journey: Enhancing Six Key Touchpoints appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

5 Ways AI Makes Hiring Easier


It’s another thing to know the best ways to harness it to improve sourcing and hiring success. It facilitates a far more accurate way to see a far greater range and depth of talent — which means it’s easier to find better candidates — and more of them. And leveling the playing field and reaching the same candidates as a larger organization, let alone a direct competitor, is just a matter of knowing how to use AI. It’s one thing to see AI coming our way in HR.

SmartTalks Q1 2018 Presentation Recap


On Thursday, January 25, 2018, APS, Inc., In addition to mentioning our 30 th Anniversary and providing a brief overview of the company’s history, he proudly stated our 2018 marketing slogan, “ True Partnerships Matter.”. On February 7, 2018, at 9 am Pacific , Debbie Sims, will be conducting the first of a monthly training designed for Administrators. The next item discussed was the updates to the Portals: Vendor Management System (VMS), Hiring Manager and Candidate Portals.

The Candidate Experience Journey: Enhancing Six Key Touchpoints


Posted by Robin Erickson on March 22, 2018. In today’s highly competitive talent market, an organization’s ability to attract high-quality candidates is a significant business advantage—making improving candidate experience a priority for talent acquisition (TA) teams. But many companies are failing to attract top talent because their hiring processes deter, or even repel, candidates. Bersin members can download the full Candidate Experience article series.

Every Recruiter Should Walk a Mile in a Candidate’s Shoes

Recruiting Daily

Every recruiter should walk a mile in a candidate’s shoes. Chances are even better that at least one of those experiences turned ugly. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends best practices candidate engagement candidate experience candidate feedback candidates interviewing onboarding Recruiting recruiting best practices recruiting practices Thomas TracyChances are they have.

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Comeet Update: Summer 2018


Comeet Update: Summer 2018 We’re always improving Comeet, listening to customers and innovating on our quest to build the best recruiting platform for high-growth companies. Here is our summer 2018 update on new features and functionality in Comeet. There is greater flexibility in terms of recruiting continuity, which maximize your outreach results and candidate consent conversion rate. When employees apply, their source is noted as “Employees.”

Survale Workforce Feedback and Analytics Platform Wins Brandon Hall Award for Best Advance in Candidate Experience Management Technology


Leading Workforce Feedback and Analytics Platform, Survale, announces its receipt of the Brandon Hall Group award for Best Advancement in Candidate Experience Management Technology. Key Talent Board partnership (official survey and analytics platform for Candidate Experience Awards). Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Best Advancement in Candidate Experience Management Technology. Candidate Satisfaction News

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10 Ways to improve Candidate Experience

Recruiting Blogs

Improving candidate experience is a must if you want to win in a war for talent. The current job market is candidate driven, which means you don’t pick talent anymore. That’s why it is absolutely necessary to start improving candidate experience right now. Candidate experience is more than just another passing HR trend. Current job market is candidate driven. Candidate experience definition. Respect candidates’ time.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Talent Acquisition


The Future of Onboarding is Now – PricewaterhouseCoopers – Monday, April 30. What used to be a consistent approach for their 158 territories, has now transformed into a more flexible, virtual and impactful experience. What was their strategy to innovate onboarding internally, and what are they doing externally to address their clients’ issues and trends in the marketplace? Source of Hire – SilkRoad’s Justin Dennis – Tuesday, May 1.

Why You Should Listen to and Address Job Candidate Feedback


Each time you hire a new employee, do you collect feedback from both the new hire and other candidates on the overall hiring process and experience? According to a survey from Future Workplace , 78% of job seekers indicate they’ve never been asked for feedback on the candidate experience, and only 25% of employers regularly request feedback from candidates. When you hire a new employee, always ask them to share pros and cons of the candidate experience.

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The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018


Onboard IQ. CRI (Candidate Resources). We use 3 different growth metrics with the time period of 2018 compared to 2017: Growth in # of new ATS clients added — These are the top ATS’s by number of clients added among the top 4,000 hirers we track. Growth in ATS market share points — This group includes the top ATS’s by change in market share for an ATS in 2018 versus 2017. The ATS — The candidate needs to be tracked until they are hired.

Become a Hiring Expert with the Best of ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

ClearCompany has processed millions of applicants, created thousands of hiring programs, and taken hundreds of talent acquisition teams to the next level with their industry leading ATS, Sourcing Module, Onboarding Platform and Video Interviewing capabilities. For nearly two decades we’ve been helping midsize companies transform the way they source, recruit, hire and onboard talent. Screen candidates. Schedule candidates for interviews.

What the Hottest Voices in HR Tech Have to Say

ClearCompany Recruiting

This year, a lot of our focus has been honing in on the candidate-driven market, and how managers can shift their candidate experience and employer branding strategies to attract hard to find A Players. During constant change, it’s valuable to have some influencers in our lives to follow, to act as a source for trends that will help us work on the smartest talent attracting strategies. Candidate communication is still immature.

Most Complete List of Top Recruiting Software Tools in 2018


Here is the most complete list of top recruiting softwares and tools in 2018. Interview plans, comprehensive candidate reports, they’ve got it all! Finally, Greenhouse’s simple-to-use interface makes for a great experience, for both candidates and recruiting teams alike! Why recruiters use SmartRecruiters: SmartRecruiters is heavily impacting the ATS space with its focus on candidate experience. Sourcing / Job aggregators.

Why You Need to Examine Your Onboaring Strategy NOW

Social Talent

Onboarding is centred around the personal and social aspect of welcoming new employees to a company. One of the most important things to acknowledge before companies start bolstering their onboarding process is that onboarding is not the same as training new hires. If you fall into this trap you will risk employees feeling uncared for while you pat yourself on the back under the impression you have delivered a wholesome onboarding experience.

Q&A: Meet Courtney Lane!

Proactive Talent

Courtney is based in Austin and came onboard with us in August. It was here that I discovered my love for the recruitment function, specifically the people experience (candidate, hiring manager, broader organization, etc.). Talent strategy, employer branding, and direct delivery of recruitment services is something I knew from my own experience was so often needed, yet rarely available to organizations through a single source.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany Recruiting

Today, candidates expect mobile functionality and a smooth candidate experience. And that’s just the candidate-facing features. In addition to organizing active job seeking applicants, your system should have a solution for sourcing passive candidates and building and managing a talent pipeline. Some offer a talent management suite that can help with everything from sourcing to onboarding and performance management.

The New HR Tech Landscape: Best of Breed VS End-to-End

ClearCompany Recruiting

Candidate assessments. Approach to sourcing applicants. Candidate experience (current or desired). Candidate referral process. Formal onboarding process. For example, after you and your team assess your needs, you come to find you really only need a solution for applicant tracking and onboarding at the moment.

7 Habits Killing Your Talent Pipeline, and How Recruiters Can Bring Back the Candidate Bench


In the countryside of Geneva lives the largest scientific experiment humans have ever undertaken. He realized quickly that CERN would have to level up on candidate experience to start seeing an influx of candidates but there was another crucial element missing from their strategy – they needed to lay a talent pipeline in order to keep pace with the company’s roadmap – a plan stretching 35 years into the future. No candidate pool is guaranteed.

Guest Blog – Four Recruiting Horror Stories And How To Avoid Them


If you’re a seasoned recruiter, one thing is certain: You’ve had your share of unfortunate experiences on the job. The candidate—let’s call him Steve—had a strong resume, but he really won the team over during the interview process. In fact, 41% of businesses estimate the cost of a bad hire to be over $25,000 ( source ). Avoid this recruiting nightmare by putting your candidates to the test. The candidate is unprepared, inappropriate, and openly rude.

SurvaleTM Announces Record Growth, New Capabilities and Awards for 2018


Nearly triple sales growth, dozens of new high profile clients, new functionality and another candidate experience technology award highlight a blockbuster year. 2018 was another year of explosive growth for Survale, fueled by partnerships, strong new product capabilities, and high client satisfaction. Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Best Advancement in Candidate Experience Management Technology. “We’ve candidates?