Guest Blog: 6 Common Mistakes In Job Descriptions That Scare Away Best Talent

JazzHR

According to studies , an average job-seeker spends about 49 seconds on reading your post before deciding whether it’s a match for their skills and needs. However, many companies still waste their time, and the time of their candidates, with sub-par job descriptions.

Company & Candidate: The Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

We all know that candidates bring their A game to the. Starting long before the interview, candidates begin to form their opinion about employment with your company. Organizations that invest in a strong candidate experience improve their quality of hires by 70% ( source ).

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher. Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. A poor experience online can make candidates wary.

Start EX Early: Humanize the Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s easy to forget that every employee hired into your organization was once a candidate applying for a new job opportunity. The economy has now produced more than 21 million new jobs since the labor market collapsed in 2010. Candidates want feedback, too.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

for tomorrow’s tech tools DICE 2018 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 2 Contents Most Recruiters See AI Not as a Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The Positive Impacts of Automation What Recruiters Want — and Don’t. Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The general feeling among.

How to Enhance Your Candidate Experience During Seasonal Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

As consumer spending and hiring expectations increase, employers are faced with the challenge of meeting the demands of staffing goals, while trying to actively recruit top candidates to fulfill the needs of the company. Nearly 60% of candidates have expressed having a poor experience.

Prepare and Respect: How to Provide a Positive Candidate Experience

Indeed

Looking for a job is stressful. From going to interviews to choosing the right position, the application and recruiting process is costly in both time and effort. So how can employers improve their interview and recruiting processes? Positive candidate experiences are a win-win.

Candidate Experience and Rapid Growth: The Secrets Only Experts Know

Spark Hire

But there’s one thing you can’t afford to ignore while expanding: your candidate experience. Rushing through the hiring process negatively impacts the candidate experience. When you find the right people, they’ll be less likely to accept your job offer.

Candidate Experience: The Facts [Infographic]

Rezoomo

A great candidate experience is brilliant marketing for your company, a bad one is an ongoing black hole for candidates interested in your employers brand. Devastating as that is, it is also vital that you consider the candidate when hiring.

5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

With each interaction having so much power behind it, the way your company and your employees portray themselves really matters - especially to your candidates. During the candidate experience, your applicants hope to validate their perceptions of your company.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

interview before employers can really get to know. a job applicant. Job seekers are left feeling like the. person for the job. learning to scrub prior job descriptions and high- performing employee profiles to uncover the most. experience. Job seekers.

5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

When you think candidate experience, I bet you think “post-apply” process like interviews and follow-ups. But what about the “digital” or “pre-apply” candidate experience? Can job seekers find your career page from your homepage?

5 Creative Job Description Examples From Top Companies

ConveyIQ

Putting together requirements, facts and perks for a job description takes creativity and attention to detail. What’s My Job Title, Again? Want an eye-catching job description? That’s exactly what Chewy did with their “ Time Ninja” job req.

5 Keys to Driving Candidate Experience

Glassdoor for Employers

Many HR and talent acquisition professionals know that a positive candidate experience is critical to attracting top talent. The main challenge companies face today is understanding how to drive the candidate experience. The candidate journey.

Essentials to Finding and Filling the Holes in Your Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

For the first time in decades, there are more jobs open than workers to fill them. million Americans searching for a job. While this creates a competitive challenge, it also brings us an opportunity to better our candidate experience. The Screening and Interviewing.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Not only do you need to find a candidate with the right skills, but that candidate also needs to be a culture fit and within your. positions open then there are candidates available to fill them, giving candidates more power at the bargaining table. a top candidate.

How to Write a Job Description Which Attracts High-quality Applicants

Hundred5

For most of the candidates applying to your job opening, your job ad will be the first point of contact they have with your company. Needless to say, you should put maximum effort in making your job ads and job descriptions stand out. Job benefits.

Practical Ways to Measure and Optimize Candidate Experience for the Long-Haul

ClearCompany Recruiting

Job vacancies are at a 15-year high , time to fill takes up to 42 days on average and the talent shortage is hitting its peak. Employer branding can only carry you so far if your candidates or employees are having negative experiences, then sharing them. Candidate Experience

Do You Measure Candidate Experience?

Rezoomo

One of the main reasons companies are automating their recruitment process using recruitment software is to give candidates a better experience, after all, they are the “customers” of your recruitment strategy so giving them a flawless journey is pivotal.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Improve Your Candidate Experience

Ideal

According to LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends , 38% of talent acquisition leaders would invest in candidate experience if money wasn’t an issue. Here are 5 ways technology can help improve your candidate experience. . Why candidate experience matters.

33 Candidate Experience Lessons Shared by RallyFwd™ Speakers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

At our first virtual conference, Let’s RallyFwd to Humanize the Candidate Experience , the Rally community was fortunate to have amazing speakers share their hard-earned candidate experience lessons with us. Treat candidates like you would treat your mother.

What Job Seekers WISH You Knew About the Candidate Experience

The Hiring Site

You can stand out by providing a great candidate experience – but in order to do so, you need to understand and circumvent some of their biggest frustrations with the application process. ” I said, “When I get experience, I won’t need you.”

The Golden Rule of Recruiting: Honest Perspective On Candidate Experience

ConveyIQ

Of course, all organizations should be listening to their candidates and taking note of their perspective. Candidates in the midst of the interview process or who just finished the interview process have fresh, original thoughts. – Anonymous Job Seeker.

3 Effective Ways To Collect Candidate Experience Feedback

Ideal

With all the attention being paid to improving candidate experience , one obvious strategy should be top of mind: are you collecting feedback from your actual candidates? Here are 3 effective ways you can collect feedback to improve your candidate experience.

Candidate Experience Part III – Tools

Great Hires

In the first two articles of this series we discussed the role of people and process in the success of the candidate experience. This article is intended to provide a framework for how to think about the tools you use to enhance your candidate experience.

Removing the “Busy” Excuse From The Candidate Experience

Ideal

Despite so many technological evolutions in recruiting, it appears candidate experience isn’t actually improving that much. For example, 60% of candidates have had a bad candidate experience, and 65% have never heard once about the status of their application.

7 Ways to Create a Top-of-the-Line Candidate Experience

Spark Hire

Your job as a hiring professional isn’t just to find the best fit for your company and the job at hand. After all, who’s to say the job candidate you want also wants you? And a bad experience can potentially affect their loyalty not just as applicants, but as customers.

Candidate Experience: Recruiters, Stop Making Excuses.

Recruiting Daily

And as you can imagine, our shared experiences slid quickly from swapping war stories to lamenting how friggin’ frustrating the entire job search process is. And when you’re looking for a job, it’s almost always the worst. It is your job.

The importance of communication for the candidate experience

RecruitmentJuice

You will often hear HR people and experts argue whether the recruitment process should be more geared towards the clients, the companies that hire; or the candidates, the potential employees. Today, due to the declining employee loyalty and the ever-increasing need for trained professionals, recruitment is turning more to the candidate. One thing has not changed, though, and that is the role of good communication in the candidate experience.

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.

The Numbers Don't Lie – Candidate Experience Is Important

Talemetry

In order to get more of the right kind of candidates, a company focus on the candidate experience.

Delivering a New, Personalized Candidate Experience

Eightfold

Throughout my time in graduate school, I dreaded applying to jobs. I spent half my evenings scrolling through a long list of jobs on companies’ websites, choosing the ones that I thought I was the best fit for, creating an account just to apply, and then applying.

The Golden Rule of Recruiting: The 10 Commandments of Candidate Experience

ConveyIQ

The foundation of every good recruiting process is the candidate experience. So many companies struggle to deliver a strong candidate experience. The 10 Commandments of An Outstanding Candidate Experience. Establish a Defined Interview Process.

4 Types of Realistic Job Previews That Engage Qualified Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

A great potential candidate just landed on your career site. Job Advertising Job Description Candidate Experience Interviews Job advertising Job PreviewWhat determines if they stay and apply, or bounce back to what.

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.

Candidate Experience: What’s In It For Recruiters?

Recruiting Daily

We talk a lot about the concept of ‘auditing’ your own candidate experience; that is, taking a step back and actually seeing what it’s like to apply for a job at your own company. Putting the Candidate Back In Candidate Experience.