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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. When you’re focused on attracting talent , building your employer brand, talent sourcing , and everything in between, you’re directly impacting the candidate experience. It starts with the first interaction candidates have with your company.

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.

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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 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. This is why no matter how successful you feel social media has been for your recruitment efforts, it’s important to take a step back and ask yourself a few critical questions. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?

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. 10 Candidate Experience Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know. For job seekers, search is clearly beating the pants off social. Job Boards Still Work.

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. This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. Candidate Experience Definition. Improving Candidate Experience: Why You Should Care.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidatessocial profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent.

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.

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. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network. So, why not meet them there, on their own social turf? Actually Changing Your Recruiting Culture.

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.

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 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). Of course, I’ve heard it will be a minor blip on the big picture radar, and I’ve heard it will be the biggest deal for recruitment since the invention of the internet, depending on what media report I happen to be watching. Think recruiting is tough now?

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. We actually cared about the candidate experience. Because that's what you have to do in a relationship-based recruiting model. Jobseeking was not a pleasant experience.

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.

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.

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. But just a few years ago, social recruiting–or the process of leveraging social media networks to attract, engage and hire talent–wasn’t as widely practiced as it is today. Gary Zukowski, senior vice president of CareerArc–a Recruitics partner–agrees.

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? 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. This transactional interaction can start the candidate experience off at a low point.

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?

Top hiring & HR statistics in tech for 2021

Devskiller

The uncertain circumstances that surfaced in 2020 had great ramifications on job markets around the globe. For a lot of recruiters, it’s reasonable to wonder: what happens to all of the talent that’s being laid off? Job Search HR statistics. Job interview statistics.

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. Come to think of it, actually, almost everything candidates do p**s recruiters off, including, you know, wanting to know where they stand in terms of next steps, how much a position actually pays and that kind of thing. Millennials Myths, Misconceptions and Recruiting Reality.

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. Patel (who has also worked at Lyft, Oracle, CNET and Kaggle, and who joined Hired 2 years ago), told me this isn’t as big a deal as you might think. Companies that have used Hired include Facebook, Twitch and Uber. Social media recruiting.

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. Even the most rudimentary legacy systems unilaterally have the ability to instantaneously retrieve a candidate’s resume, application history and contact information. Talk about shitty jobs. Forget candidate experience.

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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.

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.” In stark contrast to job seekers of the past, connected candidates have become empowered through a wave of technological innovations. No longer at the mercy of employers, these candidates now control the job search, which is carried out through several platforms and channels.

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. jobs during their first 5 years working, those who graduated between 2006-2010 averaged 2.85 However, the job hopping pace does slow down as professionals get older, as you can see in the graph below. Twitter Overhauls Board.

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. Increasingly, this involves leveraging the internet as a recruiting asset. In this post, we’ll explore 14 different methods that will make sourcing candidates easier and more efficient.

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. CareerXroads, Talent Board). What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? In what ways, will jobseekers drive changes in recruiting?

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. ” Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but unless you’re a masochist, having to allot three hours of your life to applying for a job that you’re unlikely to ever hear back on is the antithesis of painless. Confirmation Bias and Candidates.

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%). In fact, compared to other generations, they use more resources in general to learn about company culture and they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages and social media to hear about new job opportunities.

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.

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. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

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.

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. Career Sites are no longer (or should no longer) be static job pages linked together by a single homepage but really act as your recruiting hub for engaging and interfacing with candidates about your company and employment opportunities. In what way should candidates consume the information on the career site?

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. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

Applicant tracking system guide: From A to Z

Workable

Keys to Recruiting. Managing the Hiring Process. In its formative years the ATS was similar to basic customer relationship management systems (CRMs), that sought to offer very basic resume screening and trace an applicant’s path through the hiring process. Keys to Recruiting.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

At this stage your company doesn’t have a dedicated recruiting team. Hiring tends to come in waves, so everyone just pitches in. The tools you use weren’t designed for recruiting. Spreadsheets are great for accounting, they kind of suck at hiring. More than Tweeting jobs.

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

Recruiting Daily

And so it goes in recruiting, too. As much as we’d like to convince ourselves otherwise, at the end of the day, the way we make good hires hasn’t changed since Moses went out amongst the people to find a few good techies who were willing to disrupt a dynasty in order to bring the innovation of free markets and open trade to the Israelites – and score some of that prime real estate in the Promised Land in the process. Not just the manager, but the candidate too.

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? How long does your hiring really take? Businesses spend a lot of time and money in the hiring process, but very few realize exactly how much. Hiring is a lengthy process for the employer.

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?” ” Just to add to their perplexed look I added, “and who will be managing it – HR, the recruiter or the hiring manager?”

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. Far Out, Man: Reevaluating Social Recruiting. Up In Smoke: 3 Easy Twitter Tips for Sucking Less at Social Recruiting. But that’s not going to stop most recruiters. Just don’t sell your jobs.