Candidate Experience vs Candidate Engagement: What’s the Difference?

JazzHR

In a hyper-competitive job market, hiring teams need to use every available tool to attract top talent. As the contest for top-performing workers continues to escalate, many recruiters have started to focus on metrics like candidate engagement and experience. Though these terms may sound alike, they are distinct concepts: Candidate experience is how job seekers feel about an employer’s recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes.

How to fix your candidate experience strategy

Workable

23, 2020, Workable co-hosted a webinar with HackerRank , titled What’s Wrong with your Candidate Experience (and How to Fix it), to shed some light on common pain points in candidate experience troubles. For Amy, tech must be easy to use and relevant for the candidate. “[And

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33 Candidate Experience Lessons Shared by RallyFwd™ Speakers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

At our first virtual conference, Let’s RallyFwd to Humanize the Candidate Experience , the Rally community was fortunate to have amazing speakers share their hard-earned candidate experience lessons with us. I hope their lessons provide you with the inspiration to continue improving the candidate experience at your organization! Treat candidates like you would treat your mother. Remove what makes it hard to be a candidate.

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

JazzHR

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. Emphasis has been placed on delivering the best possible candidate experience. .

8 Tips to Improve Candidate Engagement

Avionte

After consulting with staffing experts , doing extensive research and performing a few experiments of our own, we found one truth: a strong candidate experience attracts top-tier talent. . It shouldn’t take the help of Indiana Jones to discover your primary job listings page.

How a Candidate Experience Survey Can Boost Talent Acquisition

JazzHR

HR professionals rely on recruiting metrics like candidate satisfaction rate and net promoter score to streamline the hiring process and improve the candidate experience. An Invitation for Feedback Improves the Candidate Experience. Job description.

Why You Need to Measure Candidate Engagement and Satisfaction Together

JazzHR

It’s not enough to measure how active and responsive your candidates are; you need to know if they actually like the process, too. Here’s why you should measure these candidate experience metrics in tandem and which might help your organization the most. Not all candidate engagement is equal. If you ask applicants to fill out dozens of forms by hand for an hour, you’ll technically have evidence of candidate engagement.

Improve Candidate Experience to Boost Hiring Performance

The Hire Talent

As we mentioned a couple of times before, candidate experience is more than just a buzzword in HR; it is a business strategy with long-term consequences. What is Candidate Experience? Why Is Candidate Experience Important? You will engage them even further.

9 Steps to Improving the Candidate Experience 

Jobvite

Revisit your candidate experience now to hire the best later. Now more than ever, people tend to talk about their experiences with a company. That means a poor candidate experience can negatively impact a business’s reputation and their ability to acquire top talent. .

9 Steps to Improving the Candidate Experience 

Jobvite

Revisit your candidate experience now to hire the best later. Now more than ever, people tend to talk about their experiences with a company. That means a poor candidate experience can negatively impact a business’s reputation and their ability to acquire top talent. .

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

ClearCompany Recruiting

Job vacancies are at a 15-year high , time to fill takes up to 42 days on average and the talent shortage is hitting its peak. 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. How do you measure an experience? How do you measure an experience that’s not your own?

JazzHR Partners with VIZI to Drive Candidate Engagement

JazzHR

JazzHR is thrilled to announce a partnership with VIZI, a software solution that transforms text-based job descriptions into visual, engaging brand experiences. Together, JazzHR and VIZI create a positive candidate experience and help employers attract and engage with more qualified applicants early in the candidate journey. The post JazzHR Partners with VIZI to Drive Candidate Engagement appeared first on JazzHR Notes.

5 Creative Job Description Examples From Top Companies

ConveyIQ

Putting together requirements, facts and perks for a job description takes creativity and attention to detail. If you need a little motivation, take a look at how these top companies are taking their job reqs to the next level, serving up their employer brand with engaging titles, attention-grabbing career pages, videos and more. . What’s My Job Title, Again? Want an eye-catching job description? Apple’s Secret Job Search.

Candidate Experience & the Application Process: 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong

Social Talent

The core component of a strong employer brand is a positive candidate experience which really defines how current and potential employees perceive you as a company. According to Christopher Brablc , Director of Marketing at SmashFly Technologies, the candidate experience can be defined as “all the interactions you have with candidates in the recruitment marketing and hiring process “ . Vague/Redundant Information about the Job.

Boost Your “Digital” Candidate Experience with Job Page Overlays

Ongig

What is a Job Page Overlay? A job page overlay (or job wrapper) is a design layer you put over your applicant tracking system to generate new job pages. This makes your pages more engaging and attractive to candidates. Why Use a Job Page Overlay on your ATS? Here are some reasons why default job pages from applicant tracking systems fall short when it comes to attractiveness and engagement. What is the Goal of a Job Page Overlay?

Humanizing Your Brand Through Visual Job Descriptions

CKR Interactive

Job descriptions are incredibly important and are often overlooked in the candidate attraction and recruitment arena. As a matter of fact, did you know that 65% of candidate traffic will bypass the career home page and go directly to the job description? And that 45% of candidates will click “apply” having only seen the job description (reference: 2019 TMP Labs data)?

5 Ways to Provide a “One-Click” Candidate Experience

Ongig

” Shouldn’t we treat candidates the same? Why then do we ask candidates to click so darn much? Here are 5 ways to give your candidates more of a “one-click” candidate experience: 1) Job Search — Have Just One Field. Most company career sites use anywhere from 2 to 7 search fields for their candidate search. It’s common for a candidate to click 3 to 5 times just to get relevant results. from job boards, Google, etc.).

3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Employer Brand

JazzHR

In a crowded job market, your company’s employer brand is more important than ever. It’s what makes candidates choose your organization over the competition. If a portion of your candidate pool doesn’t feel welcome at your organization, they’ll be less likely to apply for open jobs. Also consider the type of benefits you highlight in job listings. Audit your candidate experience. Where might candidates get stuck?

5 Ways to Provide a “One-Click” Candidate Experience

Ongig

” Shouldn’t we treat candidates the same? Why then do we ask candidates to click so darn much? Here are 5 ways to give your candidates more of a “one-click” candidate experience: 1) Job Search — Have Just One Field. Most company career sites use anywhere from 2 to 7 search fields for their candidate search. It’s common for a candidate to click 3 to 5 times just to get relevant results. from job boards, Google, etc.).

How to Prevent Candidates from Ghosting You

JazzHR

In a tight job market, job seekers hold much of the power. If your best candidates are giving you the silent treatment, consider these tips to pique their interest once more: Distribute a candidate experience survey. According to a CEB survey, 4 out of 5 candidates say that the candidate experience is an indicator of the type of treatment they will receive at the organization, should they receive an offer.

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4 Ways HR Can Use Video to Improve the Candidate Experience

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

When it comes to recruiting, videos have the power to tell your company story effectively, improve candidate engagement and promote your company brand. According to a recent CareerBuilder report, companies that use video in their job posts experience a 12% increase in views to their job posting. That means even if a job seeker doesn't see your post directly, they are likely to see it shared via a friend or other connection. The world loves video.

The Candidate Experience Enigma

Recruiting Blogs

Top of everyone’s agenda, but Candidate Experience remains a challenge – 3 reasons why…. Candidate Experience must be one the most talked about topics to grace Talent Acquisition agendas in recent years. Statistics show how best in class candidate experience can add to the bottom line. You read about how much candidate resentment can cost your organisation, and what candidates expect from your brand. Pre-empt candidate behaviour .

5 Virtual Recruiting Event Ideas to Attract and Engage Candidates

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In-person recruiting events are a great way to build relationships with candidates and introduce them to your employer brand through thoughtfully created events collateral. Gone are the days where a diversity, equity and accessibility statement on your website and job descriptions suffice.

7 Ways Retail and Hospitality Recruiters Can be Ready to Ramp Up for Volume Hiring

Jobvite

Now is the time to start evaluating your recruitment strategy, processes, and technology, so you can hire the best candidates quickly when the time comes. Make sure your job descriptions earn an A+. Add text-in codes to your job ads.

New Resource: The Ideal Candidate Experience Infographic

Hireology

Is your team doing everything you can to support an engaging candidate experience in today’s applicant-driven economy? . Your team needs to take a proactive approach to recruitment and hiring – from the moment job seekers see your job descriptions or career site until an offer letter is signed and onboarding kicks off. Given the historically-low unemployment rate, there are more open roles in the U.S. than available qualified talent to fill them.

Improve Your Candidate Experience: 4 Tips from Industry Experts

Jobvite

Think back to a job interview that sticks out in your mind. Whether you got the job or not, chances are, you don’t really remember the interview questions so much, but you do remember how the experience shaped your perception of the company you interviewed with. According to a Career Arc survey , nearly 60% of job candidates have had a poor candidate experience. Vague job descriptions will usually produce mediocre candidates.

The Theory of (Questioning) Everything

HarQen

As companies continue the never ending battle to attract top talent they’ve realized: There’s more than one way to write a job description – Many companies have traded the traditional bullet-point list of qualifications, duties and expectations for a needs-supplies (basically what is in it for the candidate) job description. Some companies take this a step further and really define the job, before looking for candidates.

How to use Candidate “Commitment Theory” to Boost Engagement & Apply Rates

Ongig

Entrepreneur Magazine once wrote about how the job descriptions my Ongig software created for our clients caused candidates to spend up to 5 minutes and 23 seconds viewing the ad (more than 6X the time spent on typical job ads at the time). At the heart of this high candidate engagement is what I call Candidate Commitment Theory. It goes by other names and it helps to see some real-life examples outside of candidates too.

5 Lessons from Manufacturing Job Seekers

Jobvite

On the other hand, with our 2021 Job Seeker Nation Report , we’re able to get into the mind of the manufacturing candidate and see their concerns and priorities. Candidates are more stressed than ever before. It’s (still) a candidate’s market. “It

Diversity is Critical in Healthcare — How Jobvite Can Help You Get There

Jobvite

Better patient experience. People from diverse backgrounds bring a wide range of perspectives, ideas, and experiences. Healthcare is a 24/7 business, making it difficult to connect with candidates. This makes it harder to engage with candidates and schedule interviews.

5 Biggest Challenges Modern Recruiters Face

Social Talent

Hiring the right candidate has never been more important as a company’s ability to find, attract, and ultimately recruit skilled talent is going to determine how successful they are in meeting their business growth objectives. It’s no secret that we are living in a candidate-driven market, with demand to fill open positions far outstripping supply in many different industries. Closing Candidates with Multiple Offers. Candidate Demographics. Source: Gratisography.

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7 Ways Achieve Your D&I TA Goals in 2021

Jobvite

Utilize tools like Jobvite’s Job Description Grader to identify limiting language and unconscious bias in your job descriptions. Often limiting language found in your job descriptions can discourage applicants.

AI Technology & Algorithms Bring Candidate Matching to a New Level

Jobvite

Others of you may be using similar technology to decide which political candidates to vote for in the upcoming elections. Interactive sites have popped up with quizzes to help us determine how our political beliefs match candidates’ policy perspectives and leadership styles.

Your Weekly Checklist for “The Summer to Evolve” – June 22-26

Jobvite

We’ve been talking Candidate Screening this second week of “The Summer to Evolve” If you missed it , make sure to head to our YouTube channel to listen to the initial sessions and register for more sessions starting next week. .

5 Engaging “Overlays” For iCims ATS Job Pages

Ongig

If you’re an iCIMS client, you might want more engaging job descriptions than the out-of-the-box iCIMS job page which often looks something like this: Below are 5 examples of iCIMS clients using “overlays” to give themselves job pages with stronger branding and candidate engagement. Big Title — They treat the job title as a headline by using super-large and bold font. Options for Overlays to your iCIMS Job Pages.

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Your Weekly Checklist for “The Summer to Evolve” – July 6-10

Jobvite

We started the week talking about a “Day in the Life” o f recruiter s , specifically, all the ways they’re expected to communicate with candidates. 58% of job seekers and employees say that great communication is a reason for a positive candidate experience. * .

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Your Weekly Checklist for “The Summer to Evolve” – June 22-26

Jobvite

We’ve been talking Candidate Screening this second week of “The Summer to Evolve” If you missed it , make sure to head to our YouTube channel to listen to the initial sessions and register for more sessions starting next week. .

5 Do’s and Don’ts When it Comes to Engaging with Candidates

JazzHR

Candidate engagement is a moving target. Hiring managers and recruiters need to think strategically to remain competitive in the tight jobs market. Here are five do’s and don’ts of the engagement experience: DO Identify Existing Engagement Challenges. To improve candidate engagement metrics, you need a thorough understanding of where you stand today. In a tight jobs market, the supply of qualified talent is low.

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Your Weekly Checklist for “The Summer to Evolve” – July 6-10

Jobvite

We started the week talking about a “Day in the Life” o f recruiter s , specifically, all the ways they’re expected to communicate with candidates. 58% of job seekers and employees say that great communication is a reason for a positive candidate experience. * .

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AI Technology & Algorithms Bring Candidate Matching to a New Level

Jobvite

Others of you may be using similar technology to decide which political candidates to vote for in the upcoming elections. Interactive sites have popped up with quizzes to help us determine how our political beliefs match candidates’ policy perspectives and leadership styles.