Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

If there’s one thing I really, truly hate about using my smart phone, it’s when I go to look up some basic bit of information (should be easy enough), and get stuck playing a little game that I call “the mobile hokey pokey.” With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Mobile isn’t a feature or function; it’s a mindset.I

Using the Right Technology to Support an Undeniable Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

Nearly four in five candidates ( 78% ) say a company’s overall candidate experience is an indicator for how well they value their employees. A recruiter’s day is often tied up in administrative tasks, leaving minimal, if any at all, time to update candidates on their application status or be available for questions and concerns. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Unable to reach or communicate with a recruiter.

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

Social Talent

Building a great employer brand can be challenging for some companies, but successfully doing so can enhance a company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate talented individuals. 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.

Not Another Mobile Recruiting Post.

Recruiting Daily

If you want a business case or case use for the importance of mobile recruiting adoption and optimization, you don’t really have to look far. Hell, there’s a cottage industry of content marketing and conferences dedicated specifically to the whole “mobile” category – which is all kind of silly and specious. Why Are We Still Talking About Mobile Recruiting? No where is this phenomenon more obvious than in mobile recruiting.

Mobile Friendly vs. Mobile Optimized: What’s the Difference and How Does it Impact Employee & Candidate Experience?

InFlight

Let’s face the facts – most of us are glued to our mobile devices, especially during the Covid-19 crisis. But, the crisis has also created an influx of mobile friendly apps and options for our routine tasks. for mobile to 48.7% Candidates and employees expect it.

5 Marketing Trends Shaping The Future of Recruitment

Social Talent

Recruitment has evolved dramatically over the past decades and is now a multi-billion dollar industry, thanks largely to the development of and advances in technology. Recruitment was heavily reliant on word-of-mouth and face-to-face applications. But now, with new technology and changes in candidate behaviour, recruiting is using modern marketing tactics to fill open positions. Recruitment has followed a similar path. The Rise of Your Employer Brand.

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This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

While LinkedIn now boasts more than half of a billion users , recruiters are simply competing against each other for all the exact same candidates ( who probably already have a job anyway ). In this record-low era, some users are so bombarded with recruiting messages, they are just ignoring them altogether. Fatigue is just part of the reason recruiters are investing fewer resources into professional platforms this year. Behold the brand ambassador.

How to use the Workable mobile recruiting app for hiring

Workable

Luckily you’ve already set up Workable recruiting app on your mobile. 23 new candidates overnight. You review every application via the Workable mobile recruiting app. You move the best candidates to next stage and disqualify the ones that don’t quite fit the bill. Candidate profiles are always at your fingertips. When recruiting isn’t your main task, finding time to review every application in a single sitting is a big ask.

Free HR.com Webinar | The Candidate Experience and You | Feb 19

Recruiting Toolbox

The experience that your candidates have with your process can have a direct impact on not only your employment brand, but even your company’s bottom line. Historically, organizations have built their employment processes to meet their own needs rather than the needs of their candidates. After years of an over-reliance on technology and overall neglect, the Candidate Experience is being evaluated and scrutinized as never before.

Mobile Recruiting: Why Recruiters Should Care About The Google Algorithm Change

Recruiting Daily

With the omnipresence of mobile devices, it can be tempting to pull up your browser at any given moment of the day to immediately find the answer to a problem, the background on a new topic or person, and “how to” do nearly anything. If a site is not optimized to auto-adjust to mobile device formats, its ranking can drop from one position to the next or from one page of search results to another – potentially leading to a major loss of web traffic.

Frictionless Mobile Recruiting

Jobvite

Mobile devices have displaced the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. As early as 2012, 80% of people didn’t leave home without their mobile device according to a research report from Google. Mobility—in all its various forms—has transformed how we interact with each other and the digital world. For those of us in the talent acquisition space the rise of mobile is driving the need for a mobile-friendly candidate experience.

Frictionless Mobile Recruiting

Jobvite

Mobile devices have displaced the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. As early as 2012, 80% of people didn’t leave home without their mobile device according to a research report from Google. Mobility—in all its various forms—has transformed how we interact with each other and the digital world. For those of us in the talent acquisition space the rise of mobile is driving the need for a mobile-friendly candidate experience.

Candidate Experience Part III – Tools

Great Hires

In the first two articles of this series we discussed the role of people and process in the success of the candidate experience. The tools you choose for your candidate experience may already be part of the enterprise-wide solutions offered by your company, or point solutions you choose as a recruiter that match your personal best practices. Very simply, we will parse looking at candidate experience tools into three parts: Measurement – How are we doing?

Forrester Webinar: The New Role of Recruiters in Talent Acquisition

SmashFly

Just as the internet, social media, reviews and mobile changed the way we shop for products and services, they’ve also changed the way candidates “shop” for jobs. Continue Reading → The post Forrester Webinar: The New Role of Recruiters in Talent Acquisition appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Claire Schooley, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, will share her thoughts in an upcoming webinar on how the talent acquisition market has taken a 180-degree turn over the.

The Rise of the Recruiting Suite

Fistful of Talent

When it comes to HR and recruiting technology, almost all companies right now have a foundational tech stack: Payroll HRIS ATS. What we’ve seen recently with the talent acquisition technology space are organizations merging and buying each other at a rapid pace to create recruiting suites or platforms. Think of a “recruiting suite” similar to that of your HRIS suite. Often you’ll still get performance, some learning, some light recruiting, etc.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Here are five New Year’s resolutions that every recruiter should make this year. Embrace social and mobile recruiting. You’ve heard about the importance of social and mobile recruiting, and you’ve been meaning to ramp up your tactics, but…no more excuses! Your first recruiting resolution of 2016 should be to create or enhance your social and mobile recruiting strategies. Let’s talk about mobile recruiting first.

Complexity in the Application Process Leads to Poor Candidate Experience, High Candidate Drop-Off Rates

Newton Software

. Low Candidate Experience Rates Prevalent Amongst Job Applicants. A recent Talent Board study of 75,000 candidates found that job applicants want more simplicity and transparency during the application process. Application Processes Optimized for Recruiters Often Overlook the Candidate Experience. The online application process was originally designed for the recruiter to help manage an influx of applicants.

Top 10 Posts from the SmashFly Blog in 2014!

SmashFly

Before we get to the blog articles, I did want to promote our most popular content piece of the year which was “Your Buzzword Guide to the Recruiting Conference Season” This guide provides a great overview of the key trends and terminology being used in the talent acquisition marketplace and explains the significance of each. 3 Key Audiences for Communication in the Candidate Experience. Forward Thinking Recruiting Trends for 2014.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.13.14 to 12.19.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering recruitment trends for 2015, mobile recruiting, and recruitment marketing . Webinar: The Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition: Recruitment Marketing, Employer Branding and Unified Analytics. Smart Phones, Dumb Recruiters by Matt Charney ( @MattCharney ).

Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar

SmashFly

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5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.11.15 to 4.17.15

SmashFly

Here’s our weekly feature in which we share our favorite articles about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about candidate experience, Mobilegeddon, recruiting content and getting a new job. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.11.15

5 Reasons to go to the TMA Strategic Recruiting Summit

SmashFly

For those interested in attending the TMA Strategic Recruitment Summit in Miami, FL, use the promo code SF200 and receive $200 off the conference registration. Next week the SmashFly team is leaving the snow bank wonderland of Boston for the sunny atmosphere of Miami for this year’s TMA Strategic Recruitment Summit. Continue Reading → The post 5 Reasons to go to the TMA Strategic Recruiting Summit appeared first on My CMS.

Applying a Sales Funnel Framework to the Candidate Journey

Newton Software

Think of Your Application Process as a Candidate Journey More than Just the Candidate Experience Candidate experience is one of the hottest topics in recruiting and hiring, and for good reason. An enjoyable candidate experience boosts your applicant to candidate conversion rates, increases the effectiveness of your hiring process, and builds a strong employer brand. […].

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

Social Talent

2014 was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing in 2015, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: Mobile Usage Surpassed Desktop. In 2014, mobile was no longer just an up and coming technology to be thought about in future terms. And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. Mobile changed job boards.

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Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered

SmashFly

We recently sponsored a webinar with Brandon Hall Group on the “5 Key Components of High Performance Recruitment Marketing,” led by host Kyle Lagunas and our tremendous guests Marvin Smith from Lockheed Martin and Troy Heinritz from CDW. Continue Reading → The post Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

What Brandon Hall Group’s new report tells us about high-performance Recruitment Marketing

SmashFly

Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.29.14 – 12.5.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering LinkedIn, recruitment challenges, performance curves, recruitment trends and Career Site. Blog: Throwback Thursday: 3 Key Audiences for Communication in the Candidate Experience. Press: Rapid Growth in Recruitment Marketing Fuels Expansion of SmashFly Management Team.

Six Elements of a Great Job Application Process

Jobvite

Let’s face it: just about everything you do as a recruiting organization depends on your online job application. Every paid ad, every email, and every recruiting event drives attendees to complete an online application at some point. Make applications mobile.

Video Interviewing Isn’t A Magic Recruiting Cure All – Things To Think About Before You Invest

Fistful of Talent

Video Interviewing has been a go-to recruiting solution in 2020 for 1000 different reasons. Video interviewing has both advantages and disadvantages but is a solid way to create new interviewing efficiencies and improve candidate experiences. Recruiting Process use of video

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Is Your Recruiting Team Doing These 7 Things?

Glassdoor for Employers

Is your recruiting team doing enough to help your company win the war for talent? I’ve worked at companies prior to Glassdoor where the recruiting team seemed to be in a permanent reactive mode, and that’s always baffled me. While many other teams and departments within the organization need to have an airtight plan for the year and metrics in order to secure budget, recruiting somehow gets a pass. This makes meeting recruitment goals all the more difficult. Go mobile.

6 Rules For Mobile Optimized Recruiting

Newton Software

Mobile Optimized Recruiting Made Easy. For the past several weeks, leading up to our #nowmobile Bootcamp , we’ve been exposing the rise of mobile recruiting through a series of blog posts that have cast a light on some shocking trends including the following: -The explosive growth of mobile internet usage and the rise of mobile-only internet users. The impact of mobile job search on the candidate experience and applicant to candidate conversion rates.

HR Check In: Why Your Company Needs to Invest in HR Tech

Jibe

The 4 Things You Need to Know for a Better Candidate Experience (Undercover Recruiter). In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 82 percent of employers replied that they thought there was little to no impact on the company when a candidate had a bad experience in the hiring process. This means companies aren’t just losing job candidates but customers as well. 9 Reasons Why Companies Need to Invest in HR Tech (Recruiting Blogs). Mobile recruiting.

The Top 10 Problems TA Leaders Tell Me About

Ongig

They worry that their JDs are: Written with “internal speak” — E.g. They use terminology that their internal team understands but that candidates might be confused by. Not persuasive — E.g. The copy does not give a compelling reason for the candidate to consider the opportunity. 2) Employer Branding. The #2 most popular topic of pain among TA leaders is employer branding. In short, they want their employment brand to stand out among all the noise.

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Do You Have this Massive “Drop-Off” From Career Site to Job Descriptions?

Ongig

My friend Eric Osterman (Recruitment Marketing Manager at CenturyLink calls it the “Hotel Lobby Theory” — the lobby needs to look pretty but if the room doesn’t look great, no one comes back! ATS’s Were Designed to “Track” (not “Attract”) Candidates. After all, their job is make your company/brand look great. And ATS’s were created to “track” candidates not “attract” candidates!

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What Brandon Hall Group’s new report tells us about high-performance Recruitment Marketing

SmashFly

Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “ Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level. The report is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

Survival of the Fittest: The Evolution of Recruiting Technology

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the world of work has changed – but the fact of the matter is, recruitment, largely, remains stuck in stasis, with many employers failing to adopt the tools and technologies today that will be required to compete for – and win – top talent tomorrow. Because if you aren’t keeping pace, chances are, you’re already losing the competition for great candidates to those employers who aren’t stuck in the staffing stone age.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Employee Experience.

Get Proactive: 5 Tips for Recruiting Beyond the Job Posting

Jibe

According to the MRINetwork 2016 Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study , the majority of both recruiters and candidates indicated that we are in a candidate-driven job market, meaning that more roles are open than there are qualified candidates. Quality job seekers have an abundance of opportunities in the current market, and are using this to drive the recruiting process in their favor. However, candidates are looking for some key features.

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The Recruiting Strategy that Will Get You a Promotion In 2017

Jibe

We don’t necessarily want to be the ones to ever-so-bluntly say that your recruiting team is misallocating money, time, and other valuable resources. 80% of talent leaders agree that employer brand has a significant impact on their ability to hire great talent. 45% of 2016 budget was allocated to job boards, advertising and recruitment agency costs— only 8% was allocated to employer branding. Why Companies Stick with Transactional Recruiting Strategies.

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Recruiting the Modern Job Seeker: Rise of the “Connected Candidate”

Newton Software

Talent & Technology: The Rise of the Modern Job Seeker & The “Connected Candidate”. Candidates Were Once at the Mercy of Employers. Just over a decade ago, job seekers were at the full mercy of employers. The employment hunt consisted of dropping a line to a few people in your “network” (your phonebook), scanning through the classifieds, or reaching out to a recruiter who would ultimately use the same primitive search tactics. Mobile Job Seekers.