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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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 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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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.

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.

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). Considering the source here are some smart, well-informed people, this should perhaps come as cause for some concern.

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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.

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. How To Fake Your Way To Sourcing Success. 15 Common Sourcing Terms, Defined: 1.

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?

Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

Recruiting Daily

This song seems so relevant for the world of recruiting, because, even though it describes a star-crossed romance, it’s actually applicable to any relationship, whether it’s just beginning or coming to an inevitable end. What Trust Really Means in Recruiting.

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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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.

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. This is our mission as recruiters, you know.

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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. Hiring Trends Mean For You.

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. The One Trait Recruiters Admire the Most.

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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. This means successfully applying for a job automatically screens out most candidates from consideration, statistically speaking.

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. Compelling multi-channel social and digital messaging to maximize the response rate of the small batch list of prospects to over 50%.