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4 Secrets to Improve the Candidate Experience with Digital Tactics

Spark Hire

The candidate experience is one of the most important and overlooked aspects of your hiring process. To deliver an excellent candidate experience, consider all of the aspects involved. It starts with the first interaction candidates have with your company.

The Deadly Sins of Social Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

There’s been quite a bit of hype about social media. Social media is self perpetuating; networks are echo chambers that magnify their own importance. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?

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How to?Attract and?Hire?Quality Candidates?During?Change

Talemetry

Discover 5 ways Talemetry partners with LinkedIn and Indeed to find and hire job seekers in times of change. We have some companies, like healthcare organizations and online retailers, experiencing urgent hiring needs that started as a direct response to the pandemic.

The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

With hundreds of employers voluntarily subjecting their hiring process to the intense scrutiny involved in being adjudicated by nearly 95,000 applicant responses, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards did more than just open the recruiting books up at some of the world’s biggest brands.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

Due to an unprecedented demand for more foundational candidate experience content, we’ve created the first-ever candidate experience crash course. Candidate Experience Definition. Improving Candidate Experience: Why You Should Care.

2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media

HireRight

When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that. Ignoring it today would be like running job postings exclusively in newspapers, or using only snail mail to correspond with job candidates.

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!

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Social recruiting is much easier said than done. Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. But while job boards may have the highest number of applications, their conversion-to-hire rates fall drastically behind other sources of hire like employee referrals and company career sites. Employee referrals may only account for 7% of all job applications, but they contribute nearly half of all actual hires.

The Talent Shortage Survival Guide

Recruiting Daily

Much of that hype has focused on the fact that with unemployment down and hiring demand up, we’re in a candidate driven market (or are at least heading for one). Think recruiting is tough now? Chart 1: How easy is hiring compared to one year ago?

HR Recruitment Trends to Watch in 2020

ViziRecruiter

Over the past few years, HR trends have shifted focus to creating a positive candidate experience, strengthening employer branding and embracing social recruitment. Create a consumer-level experience. Inbound Recruiting.

The Day the Postings Died

Stacy Zapar

Then it came time to write this blog post and it all made sense. ;) A long, long time ago I can still remember when recruiting used to make me smile… Back in the day, when I first cut my teeth as an agency recruiter in the mid-90's, recruiting was all about relationships.

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

It’s safe to say that we live and operate in a heavily visual, social media-driven era. This begs the ultimate hiring question: why are job descriptions still text-based and boring? This transactional interaction can start the candidate experience off at a low point.

Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must

Recruitics

When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation. It’s part of the reason why Facebook has decided to really invest in a job board solution for their platform.

Become a Hiring Expert with the Best of ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

ClearCompany has processed millions of applicants, created thousands of hiring programs, and taken hundreds of talent acquisition teams to the next level with their industry leading ATS, Sourcing Module, Onboarding Platform and Video Interviewing capabilities. For nearly two decades we’ve been helping midsize companies transform the way they source, recruit, hire and onboard talent. Quality of Hire is one of the most important metrics for planning your #recruiting process.

Wild & Crazy Kids: Millennial Hiring Trends Every Employer Needs To Know.

Recruiting Daily

Like that annoying loud talker in the next cube over, motivational speakers trying to sell books on leadership or those candidates who keep on talking after you’re pretty clearly done. And everyone wonders why recruiters are the Rodney Dangerfield of professions.

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Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up! It's also becoming very apparent that HR and Talent Acquisition have been slow to keep up with the changing expectations of candidates in the hiring process, a lot of this due to shifts in consumer marketing and technology.

Risky Business: Why You Should Own Your Own Recruiting Data.

Recruiting Daily

Over the years, I’ve often written about my experiences as a lifetime recruiter. Now, I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the key to good recruiting is having a good database. Talk about shitty jobs. Forget candidate experience.

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8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

Proactive Talent

What is social recruiting and what does an effective strategy look like? If you’re a small or medium-sized company with very limited resources, what free tools can you use beyond LinkedIn and job boards to improve your recruiting efforts? How do you go about building a strong employer brand to help your company attract and recruit top talent? They really liked my proposal and hired me. Q: What is social media recruiting?

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Hired Has A New CEO. There’s been a bit of a leadership shuffle at Hired : President Mehul Patel has been promoted to CEO, while the previous CEO, founder Matt Mickiewicz, has become chief productive officer. Hiring Trends Mean For You.

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that too often entail more work than the actual job to which they’re applying. Confirmation Bias and Candidates.

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 is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

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Become an Engaged Employer at Newton’s September Bootcamp

Newton Software

The Modern Job Seeker Demands a New Kind of Employer. In our previous blog post, we discussed the evolution of the job seeker into the modern, “ connected candidate.” At its core, being an engaged employer is all about meeting the modern job seeker where they are at.

Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters

Jibe

Considering the high costs of bad hires, it’s a shame when the sourcing and recruiting processes get rushed. Many of the world’s top employers are pouring resources into attracting candidates at the early phases of their job search journey—before they apply.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories to Whet Your Appetite this Week – 18th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women). There is no such thing as a forever job anymore, that’s according to new research from LinkedIn Economist, Guy Berger. RELATED: How to: Create An Excellent Candidate Experience ).

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! thing millennials want out of a job is advancement opportunity (67%), narrowly beating out better pay (60%) and challenging work (51%). Male and female Millennials job hunt differently.

The More Recruiting Changes, The More It Stays The Same.

Recruiting Daily

And so it goes in recruiting, too. Even with the technological advancements in recruiting today, they still haven’t eliminated the old ways – or rendered the talent Luddites obsolete. Mark O’Brian’s Three Rules for Recruiting. It’s our job.

5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy

JazzHR

Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. Recruiting events. SMS and social recruiting. Read on for the top five benefits of recruitment marketing.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings.

Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

SmashFly

On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. In what way should candidates consume the information on the career site? Every job should have it’s own page that is SEO optimized.

You Built a Talent Community. Now What?

Yello

Talent communities can help reduce time-to-fill, simplify sourcing and produce high-quality candidates who are interested in your company and understand your employer brand. For example, if the goal is to cut sourcing time, action items to achieve that goal could include: Reduce time-to-hire by 15% in one year. Use creative tactics to promote your talent community: Share links to join your talent community as part of your social recruiting strategy.

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally acceptable, Twitter seemed, in the halcyon days of social media, something akin to the online version of the AV Club. After Hours: No Chill, No Candidates.

How To Speed Up Hiring Process (Without Hurting Quality)

Hundred5

In this article, we will look into: How long does hiring a new employee really take? The biggest time wasters in the hiring process. Why hiring speed matters. How to speed up hiring without hurting quality? How long does hiring a new employee take? Hiring costs.

Talent Pool, Talent Pipeline Or Talent Database? Does It Matter?

Sirona Consulting

Are you looking for a community of ‘engaged talent wanting to work for your company’, a talent pipeline for specific roles/skills, a database of potential talent that match the skills you may want to recruit at any time, or a social media following of people with appropriate skill-sets?”

7 Ways Proactive Talent Can Help Build Your Employer Brand Strategy

Proactive Talent

Having an established employer brand is crucial to your talent acquisition efforts, especially if your company is interested in top-tiered candidates who can add value real value.

Relationship Building and Your 2016 Recruiting Strategy

Jibe

In 2015 almost 2 in 3 employed adults looked at new opportunities within three months of starting a job. Question is, how do you capitalize on these almost-always-looking candidates from a recruiting perspective? Source: 2015 Candidate Experience Research Report.

Deconstructing the Recruiting Funnel

Leoforce

Employee engagement, talent acquisition, onboarding, corporate cultural fit…working in the industries of recruiting and human resources comes with the use of a lot of jargon. What exactly is the recruiting funnel? Hiring Stage.

Top 4 Recruiting Metrics to Use in 2017

Proactive Talent

If recruiters spent their days analyzing and reporting on every metric out there they would have absolutely no time to recruit. Trends like social recruiting are only useful if recruiters know exactly what works and what doesn't. By giving your recruiting program a data-focused approach you will be able to understand candidates, both active and passive much better. Retention Rate This is also a given when it comes to recruiting metrics.