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.

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.

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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?

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Missed Messages, Dropped Calls: Once Upon A Time In Mobile Recruiting… OK, I know that title’s probably a little cheesy. If you’re not asking for mobile recruiting solutions, you’re asking for trouble.

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.

HR Check In: The Trifecta of Recruiting (Social Recruiting, Candidate Experience, Employer Brand)

Jibe

Unfortunately, talent acquisition teams that aren’t dedicating time and effort to these three recruiting concepts won’t be able to keep up with modern candidates. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog). Ignoring candidate experience.

Social Recruiting Round-Up: October 2015

Social Talent

Welcome to the October edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. How to: Drastically Improve Your Candidate Experience.

5 Ways to Revolutionize Candidate Experience

Brandon Hall

Candidate experience is a topic that has grown in popularity in recent years. According to the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Social Talent Acquisition Study, only 8% of companies are trying to improve candidate experience with their social recruiting practices.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – September 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. 1 in 4 job seekers have had a bad candidate experience.

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. Get Social.

HR Check In: 4 Tips for Adding Value to Your Candidate Experience

Jibe

Recruiters should always be evaluating how they interact and engage with candidates in their talent pipeline. Read these four articles for more information on how to add value to your recruiter-candidate relationships.

Social Recruiting – How to Attract and Connect With Top Candidates

Spark Hire

One of the best talent acquisition strategies continues to go underutilized — social recruiting. The candidate experience is one of the most important parts of talent acquisition. You want candidates to feel wanted and for them to understand how they fit into the prospective role as well as your culture. Social media is perfect for expanding your employer branding and connecting with candidates on a more human level.

HRTech conference: innovative hiring with social recruiting and video

Workable

At the HR Technology Conference (#HRTechConf) in Las Vegas, we’re keeping a finger on the pulse of the most innovative hiring practices from the world’s top companies. Match.com’s social recruiting helps them hire great talent from anywhere in the world.

Social Recruiting and the Metrics that Count

Breezy HR

With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates. There are standard metrics for determining the return on investment for recruiting.

4 Social Recruiting Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

Jibe

For most of its existence, social media has been a taboo subject for recruiting. However, over the last couple of years we have seen social recruitment on the rise. The main reason for this changing of the guard has been the evolution of social media and those who use it.

Improving Candidate Experience for the Job Seekers You Don’t Interview

Jibe

What percentage of candidates who apply for your jobs do you actually interview ? So what do you do with all of those unqualified candidates? The transition to Internet-based job-seeking has made the candidate experience feel faceless and nameless.

Your Next Recruiting Goal Should be to Make Candidates Feel “Seen, Heard, and Remembered”

Fistful of Talent

Earlier this month, I joined hundreds of talent acquisition pros in downtown San Francisco for Jobvite’s annual Recruiter Nation Live event ( full disclosure: I’m employed by Jobvite ). Here’s how you can apply some of Molly’s Game tactics to raise the stakes on your recruiting efforts.

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HR Tech Does Not Improve Candidate Experience; How You Use it Does

BountyJobs

For recruiters, technology is a promise that sifting through massive amounts of incoming resumes will be easier, and that candidates will enjoy the process more. But candidate experience can’t be improved with just technology alone – you have to control it the right way.

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. Social recruiting is more than LinkedIn. Candidates want an easier way.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media.

HR Tech Does Not Improve Candidate Experience; How You Use it Does

BountyJobs

For recruiters, technology is a promise that sifting through massive amounts of incoming resumes will be easier, and that candidates will enjoy the process more. But candidate experience can’t be improved with just technology alone – you have to control it the right way.

The First Step in Recruitment Marketing

Fistful of Talent

One of the hottest topics in Talent Acquisition is around the concept of Recruitment Marketing. The biggest problem most TA shops and leaders have with recruitment marketing is flat out, how do we get started? Most of this confusion comes from the theory that as recruiters we now need to start thinking like marketers. The first step to recruitment marketing is determining who you are. Candidates another.

To Tell or Not To Tell…I Spy a TYPO in Your Resume.

Fistful of Talent

Tell the candidate? Don’t tell the candidate? Super ideal candidates that have spot-on experience, hit the salary range, and are personable to boot even do this. Bottom line, I won’t turn your resume over to a hiring manager with a typo I can see. If I do, the hiring manager is going to think I don’t have attention to detail and that won’t do. And I make the candidate fix it. Oh, that is a question.

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!

Network Blues: Why Recruiters Are The Only People Who Still Care About LinkedIn.

Recruiting Daily

As I wrote in an earlier post, I’m kind of new to this whole recruiting thing. That you CANNOT learn recruiting. But that hasn’t stopped me from trying to pick up as much about how recruiting works as possible, and I […]. Blog Posts News Resources Technology Trends alexis gingerella candidate experience Facebook hiring hr technology LinkedIn Recruiting Social Media social recruiting Tools

Blind Recruitment – The Way to Overcoming Bias in Hiring?

HireRight

Uglier still even when applied – even unconsciously – by a human resources professional considering a candidate for a job. Yet interviews, even those conducted by the most seasoned, cautious and responsible hiring professional, may inadvertently be tainted by unintended preconceptions. The post Blind Recruitment – The Way to Overcoming Bias in Hiring? Partiality. Prejudice. They’re ugly words in any circumstance.

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.

Food for thought: 7 takeaways from In-House Recruitment LIVE!

BroadBean Technology

Firstly, many thanks to the In-House Recruitment Network for last week's fruitful event, In-house Recruitment LIVE! And that is why we need to see a shift from hiring for ‘cultural fit’ to hiring for inclusion and acceptance.

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. Why recruit via text: Texting is: Easy. More: How to use What’s App for recruiting.

Simple Mistakes, Lasting Impact: 5 Social Recruiting Blunders

Recruitalicious

Today, social recruiting is at the forefront of recruiting and acquiring top talent. From sourcing on Facebook to using Twitter hashtags to locate candidates, social media is truly a never-ending resource for finding quality talent.

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.

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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.

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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. Companies must build recruitment activities into their daily agenda, whether they are hiring right now or not.

Candidates Don’t Give A Crap About Klout.

Recruiting Daily

If you think that Klout, Kred or any of the other measurements of “influence” are going to be the determining factor in your 2015 recruiting success, you’re full of crap. Candidates Don’t Care About Klout. And in recruiting, relationships are everything.

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?

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6 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off 2016 – 4th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. REC chief executive Kevin Green says: “This is a very exciting time for recruitment.

Snapchat as a Recruiting Tool: 5 Tips for Employers

MightyRecruiter

Snapchat is a useful tool in recruiting, too, if you know how to mine the gold that lies within this social media platform. Any good recruiter knows that employer branding is at the hear of a solid recruiting effort. Social media is no longer a passing fad.

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Announcing 2017's Top Social Recruiters Across Asia Pacific

Linkedin Talent Blog

If you take a look at recruitment in a traditional sense, its definition has completely transformed in just the last decade. Put it this way - traditional recruitment is the meat and potatoes. These professionals understand the importance of social media to position their EVP.

Secrets to Inspiring and Leveraging Employee-generated Content

MightyRecruiter

If you’re like nearly 55% of those surveyed by Moz.com , what people are saying online about a specific product or experience affects your decision-making process in a big way. What does this have to do with recruiting? In 2017, we are recruiting in a transparent world.