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.

Candidate Engagement — Is That What You Really Want?

ERE

” Recruiting operates under a similar rule: nothing happens until someone does something — looks at a job description or applies for a job. Candidate Engagement FeaturedAlbert Einstein said, “Nothing happens until something moves.”

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.

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

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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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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?”.

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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Boost Your “Digital” Candidate Experience with Job Page Overlays

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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?

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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5 Engaging “Overlays” For iCims ATS Job Pages

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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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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 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.

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

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

” 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.).

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

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

” 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.

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.

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).

Start Anywhere: 4 Candidate-centric Recruiting Strategies to Reduce Time to Fill

Jobvite

Candidates expect to engage where they live – on their mobile devices and through whatever channel they’re currently engaged with, from video to chat platforms to social media networks. At a time when unemployment is at a 17-year low, candidates pick companies – not vice versa.

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Marketplace Mashup: Candidates On-Demand

Recruiting Daily

We pay the advertising fees to share our job descriptions on the job boards and we’re left with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of resumes that may or may not be a good fit. Where are the candidates on-demand? The value of an on-demand candidate pipeline.

Forget Perks. Here’s What the Best of the Best Really Look for in a Job Offer

1-Page

That is the gist of the answer that you get when you ask top performers, “What would attract you to a new job?”. If you were Picasso, wouldn’t you only be attracted to a new job if it provided you with the opportunity to “do the best painting of your life”? Job security.

Boost Applicant-to-Hire Conversion 10x with a Strong Employment Brand

Hireology

A strong employment brand can help your company stand out from the competition and attract top candidates in today’s competitive job market. In fact, recent data found that 69 percent of job seekers would reject a job offer from a company with a bad employer brand.

When Recruiting Meets Marketing, and How We Slashed Our Time to Hire to Two Weeks

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).

How To Nurture Candidates Without Driving Them Nuts!

Social Talent

Nurturing Your Golden Candidates. Angie Verros is the queen of keeping candidates interested. Even if you don’t have the perfect placement for a candidate at the time a great recruiter knows they can’t let those purple squirrels slip away!

Career Sites are 7x More Cost-Effective Than Job Boards: How to Attract Top Talent with a Compelling Career Site

Hireology

According to Hireology data, 71 percent of job applicants research a company’s career site before applying to a job. Hireology data found that career sites are 7x more cost-effective than job boards. Engaging and Mobile-Friendly Content.

Sustainable Hiring: How to Grow Your Teams for the Long Term

JazzHR

Hiring managers should look for new ways to promote candidate engagement and hire for the long term. Ask candidates why they want to work for you. Asking candidates why they chose your organization over others is a quick way to judge alignment.

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How Your Dealership Website Can Market to Both Consumers and Job Seekers

Hireology

But while you’re focused on bringing in consumer leads, you might be overlooking another key audience that frequents your website – job applicants. Below, we’ve outlined several ways your dealership can adapt consumer marketing tactics to attract quality job applicants.

Building a Business Case for Implementing Creative Sourcing Tactics

Proactive Talent

With vast quantities of new technology hitting the market to help optimize processes and interact with potential candidates at a deeper level, a new sort of economy has emerged around the concept of candidate engagement. Recruiters are now hustling to keep up with the endless buying and selling of candidate focus via attention grabbing sourcing methods. As result, recruiters would invest in positing their job orders on these sites.

5 Recruitment Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

JazzHR

Companies often rely on a variety of recruitment marketing strategies to reach the best candidates for their organization. Avoid the mistakes found here and you’ll see a dramatic improvement in both the quantity and quality of the candidates applying for open positions.

The 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Techniques That You’re (Probably) Not Using

JazzHR

Sourcing and hiring great candidates for a position is a competitive business. These days, job seekers behave like consumers: they’re thorough and have high expectations. That means using recruitment marketing to help bring the best candidates possible in your front door. It’s not enough just to have a careers page on your company’s website with job listings. And you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to further engage with a potential future employee.

Keywords Aren't Key When Determining The Best Job Candidates

Hoops

Most hiring professionals spend lots of time scanning resumes for key words that match up with the job description, words like ‘leadership’, or ‘results-driven’ or ‘self-motivated’. It’s easy to miss a candidate who might be a perfect fit but who neglected to include the right keywords.

Keywords Aren't Key When Determining The Best Job Candidates

Hoops

Most hiring professionals spend lots of time scanning resumes for key words that match up with the job description, words like ‘leadership’, or ‘results-driven’ or ‘self-motivated’. It’s easy to miss a candidate who might be a perfect fit but who neglected to include the right keywords.