Job Recovery + Candidate Engagement: Making the Process Better (and Faster)

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured News Recruiting Sourcing Candidate Experience Company Culture COVID-19 Hiring HR Technology Technology TipsIn the early throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a lot of talk about what job recovery would look like. Would it be V-shaped? U-shaped? Maybe a W?

How to Improve the Candidate Experience: 7 Strategies

JazzHR

Most talent acquisition professionals are familiar with the concept of the candidate experience. It’s a holistic view of all the feelings, interactions and impressions a job seeker goes through at every step of their candidate lifecycle. . Solicit Feedback from Candidates.

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Recruiter Real Talk: How to Improve Candidate Engagement Using AI

Leoforce

What Is Candidate Engagement? Candidate engagement is a lot like customer engagement — it centers on an organization developing an ongoing relationship with an individual. But instead of encouraging people to buy, the goal of candidate engagement is more relational than transactional. That means offering a better candidate experience from awareness to the final decision. “A Consistency in the Candidate Journey.

Candidate Experience Q&A With HarQen’s CEO

HarQen

For the final post in our month log series about Candidate Experience, I sat down for a short Q&A with our CEO, Ane Ohm. What are your thoughts on Candidate Experience being the new big thing in HR and Recruitment? I’m strongly in favor of providing an exceptional candidate experience, but the current focus seems to have the wrong lens. What I hear from candidates has to do with transparency and speed. I understand why candidates get upset.

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. .

1:1 Recruiting: The Secret to a Great Candidate Experience

Social Talent

Candidate experience isn’t just a buzzword. Having a great candidate experience can seriously affect the number (and quality) of applications that you receive. Candidates are influenced in exactly the same way as online customers. The 2014 Candidate Experience Report shows that 64.3% of applicants would share negative application experiences with friends and family, while 27% would go as far as actively discouraging others from applying.

5 Ways Eightfold Turbo-charges Candidate Engagement With Workday (part 2 of 4)

Eightfold

Last week, we took a look at “5 Ways Eightfold Turbo-charges Sourcing and Screening With Workday.” Now we’re going to take a look at interviewing, nurturing, and candidate engagement. Candidates get a better experience. Candidates respond to the personal attention.

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.

Trend Report: Candidate Engagement Technology Helps Your Bottom Line

TimeSaved

Candidate self serve on the rise They noted that, as of 2020, the majority of participating agencies offered self-serve options for many candidate touchpoints. 67% also increased their spend in online job advertising, and 62% in sourcing automation.

4 challenges facing recruiters in 2021 (and how to overcome them)

Social Talent

Whether it’s elusive candidates, irritable hiring managers or fruitless sourcing campaigns, it can be a very demanding role. Maintaining a positive candidate experience. A positive candidate experience is paramount.

How To Provide The Best Candidate Experience During Uncertain Times

ConveyIQ

But despite the changes we’re experiencing as a result of social distancing, providing candidates with a positive experience should remain a top priority. Here are some tips for providing a great candidate experience during these uncertain times.

Survey Says: 8 Reasons Recruiters Still Can’t Get Candidate Experience Right.

Recruiting Daily

Consumers have certain expectations when it comes to their experience as they purchase products or services, and it’s no different for candidates. Now more than ever, expectations are high for candidates as they hunt for new job […]. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends candidate engagement candidate experience ed newman employer branding glassdoor hr technology Job Seeker phenom people Recruiting recruitment marketing social recruiting

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 “ . Candidates want to know the exact role of the job.

Why Candidate Relationship Management IS Candidate Experience

SmartRecruiters

No recruiter likes hurrying candidates through the hiring process, and no candidate wants to feel they’ll never hear from that recruiter again. These kinds of negative experiences directly affect a candidate’s impression of a company’s image, and companies need to take notice. Forty-two percent of candidates claim a poor experience would prevent them from applying to another position at a company, and 22 percent say they’d tell their friends not to bother.

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Talent Pipeline in a Post-Covid World

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing COVID-19 Featured Hiring Human Resources News Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Staffing Talent Acquisition Technology Trends candidate engagement candidate experience candidate sourcing employer branding guest post sushman biswas talent pipeline

What Is a Candidate Engagement Platform?

Jobalign

We all know about the long-established human resource technologies like Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), Human Resource Information Systems, background screening providers, and payroll systems, but how much do you know about the new technology creating a buzz in the talent acquisition space: The Candidate Engagement Platform? What is a Candidate Engagement Platform? An ATS tracks applicants, but what happens when candidates aren’t applying in the first place?

3 Simple Steps For Improving Your Candidate Engagement

Ideal

Candidate engagement has become a big topic in talent acquisition recently. Although there isn’t an official definition, candidate engagement generally refers to how responsive candidates are and how well they feel they were treated during the recruiting process. . With competition for talent tougher than ever, candidate engagement matters. Here are 3 tips to help improve your candidate engagement.

Hoops and Hurdles and Holy Cow That’s a Long Recruiting Process, Oh My!

ERE SourceCon

You may have been the recruiter, the hiring manager, or the candidate in this horrific Oz of terrible recruitment, and we all know how it looks. Active Candidates Candidate Control & Management Candidate Engagement Candidate Experience Hiring Process Interviewing Job Orders Passive Candidates Recruiting Recruiting & Sourcing Types Requisitions Screening Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

People use mobile for convenience, but for some reason, even in 2015, it’s often still a big pain in the ass, particularly since a surprising amount of sites seem to think “responsive design” means creating such a poor user experience that you can’t help but respond by being pretty pissed off and frustrated. Because here’s the thing: mobile optimization and candidate experience, really, are two sides of the same coin.

Candidate Experience: Definition, Statistics, Creation & Best Practices

Beamery

Candidates expect the same treatment as consumers. They want relevant engagement from companies based on where they are in the candidate journey , and what the kind of role that they’re actually interested in. It’s not just marketers they expect it from now though, this is the kind of experience they expect from recruiting teams. Best in class candidate experience is about creating experiences for candidates that feel real, human and authentic.

3 Ways AI is Likely to Transform Talent Acquisition

JazzHR

Here are some of the most dramatic ways that machines could revolutionize the future of candidate engagement: . Increasingly automated candidate sourcing. In addition to speeding up the candidate sourcing process through automation, this will allow HR specialists to devote time and resources elsewhere. Heightened candidate engagement. Overall improved candidate experience.

5 Ways Eightfold Turbo-charges Career Sites and the Candidate Experience With Workday (part 3 of 4)

Eightfold

Part one covered sourcing and screening. The next part, candidate engagement. Now, we’re going to take a look at career sites and the candidate experience. It’s no surprise why: candidates have trouble finding the job that fits them. Candidate treatment.

Requirements for a Continuous Candidate Engagement™ Strategy

Jobvite

With near perfect unemployment, candidates have more choices and are increasingly in control; they choose you, not vice versa. As we talked about in last month’s blog, The New Model for Modern Recruiting: Continuous Candidate Engagement™ , the recruitment model of the past, which was built on administrative efficiency, recruiter-centered processes and transactional relationships, no longer applies. That’s where Continuous Candidate Engagement ™ (CCE) comes in.

Requirements for a Continuous Candidate Engagement™ Strategy

Jobvite

With near perfect unemployment, candidates have more choices and are increasingly in control; they choose you, not vice versa. As we talked about in last month’s blog, The New Model for Modern Recruiting: Continuous Candidate Engagement™ , the recruitment model of the past, which was built on administrative efficiency, recruiter-centered processes and transactional relationships, no longer applies. That’s where Continuous Candidate Engagement ™ (CCE) comes in.

Requirements for a Continuous Candidate Engagement™ Strategy

Jobvite

With near perfect unemployment, candidates have more choices and are increasingly in control; they choose you, not vice versa. As we talked about in last month’s blog, The New Model for Modern Recruiting: Continuous Candidate Engagement™ , the recruitment model of the past, which was built on administrative efficiency, recruiter-centered processes and transactional relationships, no longer applies. That’s where Continuous Candidate Engagement ™ (CCE) comes in.

The Power of Communication

ERE SourceCon

Active Candidates Candidate Control & Management Candidate Engagement Candidate Experience Hiring Process Human Resources Passive Candidates Recruiting Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition FeaturedThe power of communication is a fantastic thing. Reflect upon a recent conversation with someone that went great.

9 Recruitment Automation Tools When Applications Surge

Rally Recruitment Marketing

The surge in applications is not just taxing on recruiting systems, it’s stretching already-stretched recruiting teams, making it difficult to identify qualified talent and provide a candidate experience that feels personalized, communicative and respectful.

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Slap Some Lipstick on It!

ERE SourceCon

None of us venture into this line of work to “sell” a candidate or sugarcoat a job (other than some of the recruiters that everyone complains about on LinkedIn). So, how do so many of us end up coaching a candidate on what to say and not say in an interview? Why do we amend resumes to better fit what we know our hiring manager wants to see, or the worst of all offenders, telling a candidate that a role is something that you know most likely will never happen?

Top 5 Creative Recruitment Strategies You Need in 2019

Recruiting Daily

The candidate-recruiter relationship has become fundamental to the hiring process. Blog Posts Featured News Recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition candidate engagement candidate experience Innovative Recruitment Strategies recruitment Recruitment Videos text messaging top talentThe talent landscape has changed dramatically over the past two decades.

A Better Candidate Experience: Key Metrics You’re Missing

Jobvite

It’s no secret that providing a positive candidate experience leads to higher quality new hires. Yet, roughly 75 percent of companies fail to use methods to effectively evaluate candidate satisfaction, despite these areas being critical to talent acquisition. A few key performance indicators of candidate experience to consider include: Pre-candidate Experience. Candidate Readiness. Hint: a candidate survey is a great place to start.)

Hockey, Clocks and Recruiting

HarQen

Being cognizant of the point we made above, you may want to consider more cohesion between HR, recruiters and hiring managers when you look to build your company culture, interview and hire candidates. Blog candidate engagement candidate experience candidate selection CoffeeTalk Employee Engagement recruiting sourcing staffing

The New Definition of Talent Sourcing

WizardSourcer

Talent Sourcing is defined as the process of identifying, searching, screening, and submitting candidates for an open job requisition. The New Definition of Talent Sourcing now involves Candidate Engagement. Does Talent Sourcing Require Special Skills?

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 .

The Top Issues Facing Manufacturing Recruiters in 2021

Jobvite

We’ve identified the top issues facing manufacturing recruiters and will help ensure you have the tools and knowledge to make the right decisions from source to hire and beyond. Leveraging mobile technology to source and screen candidates.

Work Smarter: 3 Things You Can Do To Recruit More Efficiently

HarQen

This equates to roughly 47,000 hours throughout your career (if you want to get a more precise answer based on your experience, the Washington Post article has a calculator you can use. CC’ing less on your emails or picking up the phone to rather than engaging in a back and forth via email are two ways to take back a portion of your day. Our online interview platform is designed for the candidate with the recruiter in mind. Looking For Qualified Candidates.

Be Thankful for Your Recruiters

HarQen

Blog candidate engagement candidate experience candidate pipeline candidate selection recruiting sourcing Suds & StaffingMany HR blogs (including this one occasionally) glean viewership from focusing on recruiters. Whether it’s critiquing them, telling them how to do their jobs better or discussing their viability in the future of talent acquisition, recruiters often get the raw end of the deal.

Nobody wants to work anymore?

Jobvite

Put yourself in the shoes of your candidates. Candidates and employees have the power to choose a job that will support them beyond mere compensation. Download our guide on creating a strong employer brand and show candidates that you support, protect, and champion your workers.

6 Tips for Recruiting in a Candidate’s Market

Jobvite

Here are six ways to navigate it and find great candidates quickly. For instance, sourcing technology such as Jobvite’s Source & CRM can effortlessly publish job postings to 20+ job boards, including boards dedicated to specific audiences. Candidate expectations have changed.

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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