Making Job Descriptions Part of Your Recruitment Marketing Plan

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When you think of Recruitment Marketing, a variety of tactics might come to mind: Posting engaging content on social media, sending company information and job alerts via email, using automation tools like chatbots and text recruiting to better engage with candidates, and a whole lot more.

Company & Candidate: The Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

We all know that candidates bring their A game to the. Starting long before the interview, candidates begin to form their opinion about employment with your company. 96% of respondents from Indeed interactive responded that building relationships with candidates is vital ( source ).

3 Ways You Can Use Video Job Descriptions

Rally Recruitment Marketing

One area that may be missing some of that video magic is your job descriptions. In the past, descriptions were text-based pages filled with bulleted lists and information about the qualifications companies were looking for. Candidate Experience Recruitment Marketing

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher. Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. A poor experience online can make candidates wary.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Not only do you need to find a candidate with the right skills, but that candidate also needs to be a culture fit and within your. positions open then there are candidates available to fill them, giving candidates more power at the bargaining table. a top candidate.

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience

JazzHR

One reason hiring managers may want to change the way they interact with candidates is that doing so can improve how the organization is viewed within the job market, making it more desirable to qualified candidates. Listen to candidates.

A Complete List of Employer Branding Strategies for Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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.

Why Candidate Experience Should Start with the Job Description — and Continue Well After the Hire Date

Linkedin Talent Blog

I’ve been roundly criticized for saying that improving the candidate experience is a waste of time, money, and resources. To set the record straight, I believe that providing an extraordinary candidate experience for serious and well-qualified candidates is essential.

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

This begs the ultimate hiring question: why are job descriptions still text-based and boring? Today’s job seekers aren’t engaged in lengthy job postings that don’t effectively communicate what the position entails or what the corporate culture is like.

How to Enhance Your Candidate Experience During Seasonal Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

As consumer spending and hiring expectations increase, employers are faced with the challenge of meeting the demands of staffing goals, while trying to actively recruit top candidates to fulfill the needs of the company. Nearly 60% of candidates have expressed having a poor experience.

How to Write a Job Description for Generation Z

Yello

A well-crafted job description is the key to attracting top talent. Think of it as your company’s resume—it’s a first impression for candidates, and serves as an overview of what they should expect when they come to work. What do Generation Z job seekers care about most?

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth

This ultimately gives rise to negative candidate experience. Negative candidate experience can cost companies more than just losing out on good candidates. The most famous example is that of Virgin Media where a bad candidate experience c ost the company 5.4

Why the Candidate Experience is More Important Than Ever

ViziRecruiter

Improving the candidate experience has become a hot topic for countless blogs and articles over the past few years. More and more companies are understanding the importance of the candidate experience and the effect it can have on brand reputation and the ability to attract top talent.

3 Simple Ways To Create Transparent Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

The best candidates crave transparency when exploring new jobs. A great place to start communicating more transparency is on your job descriptions. 3 ways to create more transparent job descriptions. Candidates also trust the word of employees more.

5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

With each interaction having so much power behind it, the way your company and your employees portray themselves really matters - especially to your candidates. During the candidate experience, your applicants hope to validate their perceptions of your company.

6 Job Description Cliches To Avoid At All Costs

SmartRecruiters

The average job description is a breeding ground for meaningless corporate babble, but it’s mostly these six overused, vacuous phrases that steer candidates away rather than hold their interest. Seeing the same phrases in your company job descriptions is equally groan-inducing for candidates. A recruiter should be able to tell from a quick glance at a candidate’s resume and cover letter whether or not he or she is organized and articulate.

Three Tools to Evaluate Candidate Experience

Contract Recruiter

Is there anything more important than candidate experience when trying to recruit new hires to your company? Candidate Experience Surveys. When in doubt, who better to ask than the candidates themselves?

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. Employer branding can only carry you so far if your candidates or employees are having negative experiences, then sharing them. Candidate Experience

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. Treat candidates like you would treat your mother.

7 Ways to Create a Top-of-the-Line Candidate Experience

Spark Hire

Your job as a hiring professional isn’t just to find the best fit for your company and the job at hand. After all, who’s to say the job candidate you want also wants you? And a bad experience can potentially affect their loyalty not just as applicants, but as customers.

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.

How to Improve Candidate Experience

Recruiting Blogs

Candidate experience is a popular buzzword and the most crucial aspect of attracting talent. It means how candidates feel about your organization while interacting and communicating. It begins by filling up the job application process and continues throughout the recruitment.

Candidate Experience: Recruiters, Stop Making Excuses.

Recruiting Daily

And as you can imagine, our shared experiences slid quickly from swapping war stories to lamenting how friggin’ frustrating the entire job search process is. And when you’re looking for a job, it’s almost always the worst. It is your job.

Hiring Millennials? Start With The Right Job Description

ConveyIQ

The rise of the digital age places new emphasis on not only what you say to job seekers, but how and where you say it too. Job descriptions are now more than just a list of required skill sets and a boilerplate about your company — they’re a first impression.

Writing job descriptions for hiring millennials

Workable

More than 35m millennials and Generation-Y employees (those born after 1980) are starting their careers and looking for jobs with companies who can meet their aspirations. Start with your job titles and descriptions. Job Titles: Clear and Optimized.

Candidate Experience: What’s In It For Recruiters?

Recruiting Daily

We talk a lot about the concept of ‘auditing’ your own candidate experience; that is, taking a step back and actually seeing what it’s like to apply for a job at your own company. Putting the Candidate Back In Candidate Experience.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Mobile Recruiting & Candidate Experience.

Experiencing the Candidate Experience: A Recruiting Reality Check

Recruiting Daily

It seems that, if the chatter from the HR Technology Conference and LinkedIn Talent Connect are any indication, that everyone in talent today is talking about Candidate Experience – and seemingly won’t shut up about this ubiquitous trending topic. I think this is a UI Job?

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. Create a culture of inclusivity. Also consider the type of benefits you highlight in job listings.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Mobile Recruiting & Candidate Experience.

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.

No Quick Fix: Why HR Technology Can’t Fix A Broken Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

There are a ton of tools out there that purport to be some kind of silver bullet for candidate experience. If you can’t get these aligned, then there’s no tech on earth that can fix what’s really broken with your candidate experience.

The Candidate Experience: Why It Matters and How to Improve It

Recruiters Lineup

According to research done by CareerArc, 72% of candidates who had a bad experience during the recruiting process shared the story with others, either in person or online. What is the Candidate Experience? So what does candidate experience mean?

Are You Blaming Your ATS for Your Bad Candidate Experience?

Capterra

Candidates complain that ATSs are a black hole, and recruiters use ATSs mostly as a mere keyword search engine. You can easily approach candidates as just another piece of data to collect. But this is where your candidate experience begins to fail, hard. “It’s a pain.”.

3 Tips for a Better Candidate Experience

Recruiterbox

Bad candidate experiences can do a lot of damage to the image of the company. When candidates repeatedly have a negative experience, it can chase away good candidates, and more importantly, it can damage the employer brand. Keep the description simple and direct.

Be Here Now: Making Candidate Experience Live Forever.

Recruiting Daily

We talk a ton about “candidate experience,” but the truth is having a good experience works both ways, really, and most of the time, it’s the candidate treating the recruiter like s**t, not the other way around.

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. 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.