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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.

Talent Attraction: What it is and Things to Think About

Proactive Talent

Talent attraction is a term used in the Human Resources and Talent Acquisition field to describe luring the most desirable of passive candidates to a specific employer and incentivizing them to apply for work with implied and envisioned benefits. The means and tactics of attraction vary and include, but are not limited to, employer branding , recruitment marketing , organizational culture , compensation and benefits.

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.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

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

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. Your job seekers expect a positive candidate experience, availability and engagement from you on social tools, and the visibility into an attractive employer brand when they look for positions at your company. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog).

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.

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. We produce content for you guys to read, enjoy and learn from 5 days a week and we thought that sometimes it’s just handy to have all the best bits put in one place: Top Blogs in September: How to: Engage Passive Candidates Over the Phone.

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. My answer was fairly simple: The simplest answer is that there isn’t enough of a link between candidate experience and the bottom line.

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.

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. Most of us are familiar with cost per hire, time to hire and the like. I’m not going to lie; social media can be a major time-suck. What form of social recruiting should you use?

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. In CareerBuilder’s 2016 study , 45% of candidates say their biggest frustration is employers who don’t respond. Why do you need to consider the experience that unqualified candidates have?

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. Your candidate experience has a lot to do with your application process. But the ATS can only go so far – at some point, a candidate is going to want to talk to a person.

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.

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. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. Think of your social media followers and fans as your talent pool and your advocate network.

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. Your candidate experience has a lot to do with your application process. But the ATS can only go so far – at some point, a candidate is going to want to talk to a person.

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.

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.

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! According to Suzie McCafferty , the Managing Director of staffing company Select Appointments, everyone involved with the recruitment industry should be congratulating themselves for helping towards the industry’s best ever year ! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. What does all this mean to you recruiter?

Thoughts on the Glassdoor Recruit Conference

CKR Interactive

Glassdoor Recruit happened in late October, and while my heels are still healing from my leopard print power shoes, I constantly find myself thinking about some of the session topics and how my clients can benefit from what the Glassdoor Recruit speakers shared that day. For both job-seekers and employers, it provides a candid look at the company, as employees’ experiences hold true to who the employer really is. Use a “parent req” as a sourcing tool.

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.

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. Learn more with The Best of @ClearCompany: #Hiring Edition.

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. So what can a talent acquisition leader or recruiter like you do to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive talent landscape? Do you need help with optimizing your recruiting or employer branding efforts?

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. billion ) of the world’s population uses social media! 1 in 6 adult professionals found their most recent job through social media! Over-indulging in social media usage.

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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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.

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?

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

If you really want to tell how good at sourcing someone really is, the first task to assign them should be to find a recent, relevant and comprehensive guide to sourcing-related terms and terminology. 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. How To Fake Your Way To Sourcing Success.

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.

Webinar: Create Your Go-To Recruiting Toolbox

JazzHR

Even if a candidate doesn’t get hired for a role, you still want them to walk away wishing they could work for your company. In a digital age, it’s important to try new things in order to build rapport and expand your candidate reach.

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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.

How To Apply The Rules of The Pub to Recruiting and Hiring.

Recruiting Daily

Every recruiter needs to build relationships like this throughout our network; just like I wouldn’t dream of trusting anyone but Chris with my taxes, your connections should see you as the go-to-guy (or girl) for recruiting. How do you become that connector, the one who you can always trust to find the right candidate or the right job and your network will turn to before turning to anybody else? This is our mission as recruiters, you know.

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.

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.

7 Eggs-citing Recruitment News Stories this Easter – 27 March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Tech Talent Shortage is Our Fault… Bad news guys… The tech talent shortage we’re experiencing has less to do with under-qualified candidates and more to do with a lack of knowledge on our part. It’s vital that recruiters are given the right tools to develop their knowledge and understanding of how developers work. Shocking Survey Results Reveal “Resume Whitening” is Rampant Among Ethnic Candidates.

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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.

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. Enhanced Job Descriptions Attract High-Quality Candidates. Enhanced job descriptions use rich media that allow candidates to truly visualize themselves working at your company.

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! 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. This is mainly because 1 out of every 5 women recruited into STEM roles will negotiate their salary, versus 5 out of 5 men.

How These 6 Tactics Will Transform Your Social Recruiting Efforts (Part 1)

Linkedin Talent Blog

In front of a packed room at LinkedIn Talent Connect, I shared that the future of recruiting is about creating an end-to-end hiring system. Here are these six principles which I believe will be crucial to transforming the way you hire: Posted jobs should be marketing-oriented and describe true career moves, not just regurgitate internal skills-infested job descriptions. High touch recruiting to convert at least 50% of the high quality prospects into serious candidates.