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Candidate Experience for Dummies.

Recruiting Daily

Everyone seems to be talking about candidate experience these days, and the noise surrounding this perennial talent trending topic has become deafening, even though most of that banter ultimately falls on deaf ears throughout the recruiting universe. After all, I’m not sure anyone’s really an “expert” on candidate experience, but I’m damn sure that I’m by no means any sort of definitive authority on this subject.

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.

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Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

You put your address in, you pull a s**t site out, you squeeze and pinch the screen, and turn it all about. People use mobile for convenience, but for some reason, even in 2015, it’s often still a big pain in the ass, particularly since a surprising amount of sites seem to think “responsive design” means creating such a poor user experience that you can’t help but respond by being pretty pissed off and frustrated. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now?

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.

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018

SmartRecruiters

Recruiters and TA professionals gathered for the second day of SRD18 to share insights, network, and beef up their recruiting toolboxes—here’s what we walked away with. A candidate’s resume or CV does not indicate their performance in the three major criteria of top performers.

#Hack Your Candidate Experience with These 4 Tech Tips

Recruiterbox

Welcome to the first installment of our Recruiting Hacks series! Recruiterbox is founded on how technology can make recruiting and hiring processes more efficient. We love finding ways to use technology to improve all areas of the recruiting process. This week we want to give recruiters insights on how to use their technology to improve the candidate experience. The candidate experience can make or break the employer brand.

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. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: Screening goes both ways.

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. That’s changed quite a bit, as we’ve seen in HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that.

Best Practices for Social Media Use in Recruiting and Hiring [Infographic]

HireRight

During the ten years HireRight has conducted its annual Benchmark Reports, social media became not only a communication phenomenon but a useful tool in sourcing talent. And as we found in our recently-published 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, surveying thousands of HR professionals, it’s become virtually indispensable for recruiters, hiring managers as well as job candidates.

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

Proactive Talent

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. Career sites, for example, gather approximately 32% of all job applications, and account for 21% of all hires.

How to recruit via SMS text messages

Workable

But, choosing to contact candidates via text is still a non-traditional approach. Texting can prove a power tool for your mobile recruiting efforts, but there’s a time and place for it. Here, we evaluate the advantages of using texts for your communication with candidates and establish the ground rules of business texting for recruiters. Why recruit via text: Texting is: Easy. More: How to use What’s App for recruiting. Hi [candidate’s name].

3 Talent Acquisition Trends You Need To Know In 2016

Proactive Talent

With 76% of the online population now on social media, it has never been easier to find and source candidates online. However, the social web has also made recruiting more complex as candidates are becoming more segmented across the web. With so many organizations jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon, it’s becoming harder to get a response from top candidates since it's likely they are not actively looking or are being contacted by other companies too.

How to recruit on YouTube

Workable

For recruiters who want to expand their sourcing techniques, YouTube is a channel worth exploring. Here’s a guide to recruiting on YouTube: How to get started with YouTube recruitment. You are now ready to start creating content to attract potential candidates on YouTube. Capture a day in the life of employees to help candidates picture themselves on your team. Candidates want to hear from them first hand about what working at your company is like.

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Building a Productive Candidate Pipeline The Five Best Ways to Always Be Recruiting

Visibility Software Recruiting

The same study, the Conference Board, also found that 82% of companies don’t believe they recruit highly talented people, and for companies that do, only 7% think they can keep them. In this climate, if you only start your recruiting activities once a vacancy emerges, you will lose the talent battle. Companies must build recruitment activities into their daily agenda, whether they are hiring right now or not. In short, you need to always be recruiting.

Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

Recruiting Daily

I’m pretty much a fan of everything in his songbook, but the one song that stays with me, even after all these years, and really resonates with me as a recruiting professional – and one that perfectly describes my personal approach with a sentiment that, for some reason, most recruiters don’t seem to get – is his classic, “ A Matter of Trust.”. What Trust Really Means in Recruiting. Recruiting runs on relationships, and relationships rely exclusively on trust.

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.

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.

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

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. Consider these job seeker tips from a post entitled “ 12 Tricks for Completing An Online Application ,” one of a litany of articles with advice that, from a recruiter’s perspective, seems a bit specious – after all, if your online application process requires “tricks” to work, then you’re pretty obviously screwed.

Building a Productive Candidate Pipeline The Five Best Ways to Always Be Recruiting

Visibility Software Recruiting

The same study, the Conference Board, also found that 82% of companies don’t believe they recruit highly talented people, and for companies that do, only 7% think they can keep them. In this climate, if you only start your recruiting activities once a vacancy emerges, you will lose the talent battle. Companies must build recruitment activities into their daily agenda, whether they are hiring right now or not. In short, you need to always be recruiting.

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, you know what I’m talking about. Of course, then you go to a search engine or social network , and you’re served up display ads from the exact same vendors you were shirking touting the exact same call to action you ignored in the first place. Why Candidates Aren’t Clicking: A Recruiting Call To Action. Now, imagine how candidates, passive or active, must feel when looking for their next opportunity online. Recruiters, meet inbound marketing.

This Is What You Need To Have On Your Hiring Checklist This Year

Spark Hire

Undoubtedly, a good portion of this past year was spent advertising job openings, screening applicants, and interviewing hundreds of candidates. Fortunately, a new year means a fresh start and an opportunity to adopt better hiring practices. In fact, a 2015 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 48 percent of CEOs say their companies have lost money because their recruitment process is inefficient. So, here are 10 things to include on your hiring checklist this year: 1.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape all the coverage recently devoted to the launch of the new social platform and crusading startup, Ello , a new site that’s positioning itself as a simple, ad-free alternative to Facebook – the “anti-Facebook,” as it were. Or is it the start of something bigger in social?

7 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment

Social Talent

It’s an extremely simple tool, which is probably the reason it’s so overlooked by people in search of a more elaborate word processing experience. But Notepad, simple as it may be, is actually an incredibly useful little tool for recruiters. And for more information on exactly how you should be writing Boolean strings in Notepad or TextEdit, see our Black Belt in Internet Recruitment online training course. We’re recruiters. Notepad.

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The Robots Are Coming…Slowly

The Whiteboard

To summarise in true Whiteboard fashion, candidates in the most part, aren’t really digging Recruitment Tech. They’ll apply to a job posted via social media, but that’s where engagement trails off, with only 9% of Australians having completed a video interview.

Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process

Workable

Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. Recruiters and hiring teams could only assume that their hiring methods were effective. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting? Using data in your hiring process increases your quality of hire.

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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.

Friend or Foe: The Hiring Manager Conundrum

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, similarly, lead a lonely existence as an intermediary between the often competing interests of hiring managers and candidates, a thankless job that’s a lot like being an offensive lineman in football – you only get noticed when you screw up. The fact that recruiters are actually helping hiring managers do their job instead of giving hiring managers another job to do seems like a point that many miss.

What’s Next for the Recruiting Industry? Conversational Recruiting

Jobvite

We’ve seen it happen time and again – there’s an innovation in the world of sales and marketing; and not long after, we see a similar approach make its way into recruiting. In 2011, there was Social recruiting , inspired by social selling and the impact of social media on how we market and sell. Then, In 2014, Recruitment Marketing made its debut, with a focus on talent pools, as inspired by marketing automation and the impact of CRMs on marketing and sales.

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.

WARNING: Your Current #Hiring Process is Outdated

SmartRecruiters

job market and offered five resolutions for better hiring in the new year. Focusing on these ways to improve your hiring is a great start. But it’s also important to look at your overall hiring process and refine how you recruit and hire your workforce. What’s So Wrong With How You Hire? Don’t miss out on hiring great talent because your process simply doesn’t allow you to find them. Hiring Made Easy

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 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.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. Last week , LinkedIn gave us 9 key stats to help us provide a great candidate experience. While compensation naturally plays a role, the leadership of the company and work-life balance are all VERY important to today’s candidates. Take advantage of ANY commonalities you share with the candidate. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting.

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. What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? The pressure for greater productivity and efficiency in recruiting continues to grow.

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.

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. Sourcing is no exception – and for those who are just starting out in sourcing, or looking to build out their recruiting capabilities, playing the part means sounding somewhat convincing when speaking with customers, clients, and colleagues.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? Recruiters, on the other hand, obsess over this simple stuff. 5 Things Content Marketing Taught Me About Recruiting.

5 Totally Achievable Hiring Resolutions for the New Year

Recruiterbox

If you have plans to scale your operations this year, it all starts with hiring. Here are five incredibly achievable hiring resolutions to help you grow your business. The more hiring experience you have, the greater the likelihood that you’ve made a few bad hires. We’re super susceptible to the ‘gut-check test’ and we often hire by it, “ says Mike Stratta , CEO of Arcalea , a digital marketing agency. Hired. Leverage the power of social.

Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Reveals Fierce Competition, Evolving Strategies

Jobvite

In the 9th Recruiter Nation Report (Formerly Called the Social Recruiting Survey), 69% of Recruiters Report Increased Hiring in the Last Year, With 95% Expecting Similar or Increased Competition Over the Next Year. SAN MATEO, CA –(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Jobvite ( www.jobvite.com ), the leading recruiting platform for growing companies, today announced the results of its ninth annual survey of recruiting professionals.

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. This, folks, was what social recruiting was like in the 1980s, and somehow it worked.

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