Job Descriptions Are the New Landing Page.

Fistful of Talent

From the technology we use, to how we approach candidate engagement, so much around the recruiting and hiring process has evolved and improved over the years. But one thing sure hasn’t changed and–in today’s “candidate-driven” labor market–continues to stick out like a sore thumb.

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.

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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.

How an Integrated Video Strategy Improves Candidate Engagement Metrics

JazzHR

In the recruitment process, video can make your organization more accessible to job seekers. Not only can companies make videos to engage candidates, but job seekers can also use video to promote their skills and experience. Increase engagement among job seekers.

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.

A Complete List of Employer Branding Strategies for Job Descriptions

Ongig

Today I’m going to show you a VERY effective list of employer branding strategies for your job descriptions. So if you’re looking to build powerful, converting job postings you’ll really enjoy this list. Employer Branding on Job Descriptions vs Company Career Page.

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. The post JazzHR Partners with VIZI to Drive Candidate Engagement appeared first on JazzHR Notes.

Recruiting Metrics You Should Be Tracking: Candidate Engagement

Crelate

Are you engaging the right candidates? How are you measuring engagement? Making sure your job postings and communications reach the right audience of qualified candidates is a constant challenge in the recruiting and staffing industry. Engaging Candidates is Key.

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. What’s My Job Title, Again? Want an eye-catching job description? That’s exactly what Chewy did with their “ Time Ninja” job req.

Recruiting Metrics You Should Be Tracking: Candidate Engagement

Crelate

Are you engaging the right candidates? How are you measuring engagement? Making sure your job postings and communications reach the right audience of qualified candidates is a constant challenge in the recruiting and staffing industry. Engaging Candidates is Key.

Recruiting Metrics You Should Be Tracking: Candidate Engagement

Crelate

Are you engaging the right candidates? How are you measuring engagement? Making sure your job postings and communications reach the right audience of qualified candidates is a constant challenge in the recruiting and staffing industry. Engaging Candidates is Key.

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?

The Overlooked Importance of Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Blogs

Both companies and recruiting firms always seem to claim they understand the importance of “engagement” but are they really practicing it? Candidate Engagement becomes even more important when those candidates are passive. Why is this job better than comparable jobs?”.

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. Also consider the type of benefits you highlight in job listings. Audit your candidate experience.

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Candidate Needs (for Job Ads)

Ongig

It reminded me of a powerful tool to use in winning candidates through job ads: self-interest. What’s a job candidate’s top self-interest? Here we need to meet a candidate’s basic needs (security & survival).

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How Machine Learning is Actually Impacting the Hiring Process

Leoforce

From a job board provider perspective: There are many factors that are influencing the world of recruitment right now. Improving Job Matches for Candidates. At Resume-Library , we’ve been using assisted machine learning to help improve job matches for candidates.

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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. Invest in new candidate engagement technology.

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7 Examples of the Questions Top Brands Use to Start Their Job Postings

Ongig

Starting your job posting with a question is smart and effective. Just like it’s proven in sales that asking questions can convert customers at 10X the rate than average (see the SPIN Selling book ), so too does asking questions in your job ads.

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).

5 Things NOT to Put in Your Job Ad

Social Talent

Unemployment is currently at its lowest for the first time in 7 years, meaning the recruitment industry has become candidate-driven once again. The power is now back in the candidate’s hands and they can now be more selective during the job-seeking process. Vague Job Title.

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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. Analytics technology can show you where candidates are getting stuck in the pipeline.

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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?

How your management core is hurting your hiring process

Recruiting Daily

If you read this headline and work as a recruiter/sourcer, probably the first thing you’re going to think is “They give unclear job descriptions and expect us to work magic!” ” or “They want detailed reports on every candidate but then read nothing!”

Email Outreach: You aren’t selling the job, you’re selling the conversation

Recruiting Daily

I think you have great experience and I have a great job for you. Please find the job description below. Does that sound familiar? Blog Posts Featured News candidate engagement candidate journey cold outreach email communication email outreach emailing emails hiring Recruiting recruiting emails talent acquisitionMy name is Mike Wolford and I’m a sourcer for an amazing company. We are looking for someone excellent to join our team.

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.

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The Theory of (Questioning) Everything

HarQen

Some companies take this a step further and really define the job, before looking for candidates. Some things you can do include: Selling the people you’ll be working with and not just the perks of the job. Providing the candidate a “buddy” to show them around.

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. Closing Candidates with Multiple Offers.

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. The importance of optimising the candidate experience cannot go understated. Vague/Redundant Information about the Job.

Mapping Out Your Candidate Personas

Social Talent

. Candidate Personas? Hubspot define personas as “fictional, generalized characters that encompass the various needs, goals, and observed behavior patterns of your ideal customers” So how do you define ‘candidate’ personas?

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10 Things that Grind the Gears of Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Many recruiters are still playing catch up when it comes to developing sourcing tactics for passive candidates. As was discussed in our blog post on 5 Things Not to Put in Your Job Ads , the job market is candidate-driven once again but most companies still follow antiquated hiring practices.

8 Ways to Really Understand Company Culture Before You Join

SmashFly

You’ve just read a job description, and you’re so excited. Candidate Engagement Recruitment MarketingIt is exactly what you want in your next career step. And then you get that magical call and talk with the recruiter and everything seems aligned.

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. from job boards, Google, etc.).

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. from job boards, Google, etc.).

6 Winning Recruiting Strategies for Tech Startups

Geekology

Based on Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey , money is the second most important factor among 64000 developers when considering a job. If a candidate puts salaries and benefits as their top priority, they are a wrong fit and don’t belong at a startup. Get your candidates involved.

5 Ways to Engage Candidates at Every Stage of the Recruiting Process

Jobvite

It’s no surprise to today’s recruiters that talent acquisition is increasingly difficult — with low unemployment rates and a record-breaking number of unfilled jobs, we’re undoubtedly in a job seeker’s market. Action Item: Revamp your job descriptions.

The Candidate Outreach Experiment that Got Us an Incredible 26% Response Rate From Software Engineering Candidates in San Francisco

1-Page

Marketing and I took the opportunity to combine forces and build out a campaign and a methodology that put into practice what we’ve been preaching: The importance of putting the candidate first. Precise targeting (the right talent to go after given your job requirements).

Ways to Make a Good Impression in the Recruiting Process

Jobvite

In an effort to attract, engage, and land top talent, many employers are looking to improve their company’s reputation as an excellent employer—and that means providing a good candidate experience before, during, and at the end of the recruitment process.