Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

If there’s one thing I really, truly hate about using my smart phone, it’s when I go to look up some basic bit of information (should be easy enough), and get stuck playing a little game that I call “the mobile hokey pokey.” With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Mobile isn’t a feature or function; it’s a mindset.I

Using the Right Technology to Support an Undeniable Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

Nearly four in five candidates ( 78% ) say a company’s overall candidate experience is an indicator for how well they value their employees. A recruiter’s day is often tied up in administrative tasks, leaving minimal, if any at all, time to update candidates on their application status or be available for questions and concerns. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Unable to reach or communicate with a recruiter.

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Not Another Mobile Recruiting Post.

Recruiting Daily

If you want a business case or case use for the importance of mobile recruiting adoption and optimization, you don’t really have to look far. Hell, there’s a cottage industry of content marketing and conferences dedicated specifically to the whole “mobile” category – which is all kind of silly and specious. Why Are We Still Talking About Mobile Recruiting? No where is this phenomenon more obvious than in mobile recruiting.

Mobile Recruiting Hacks

Glassdoor for Employers

In April 2015, Google announced an important change to their algorithm – it would now prioritize mobile friendly sites in search rankings. This shift was in reaction to an important discovery – over half of Google’s search traffic was from a mobile device. It’s no secret that people are enamored with their mobile technology. According to Glassdoor, approximately 90% of job seekers will search for new jobs on their mobile devices.

New features for mobile recruiting!

Workable

To recap, we created Workable mobile for a couple of very important reasons: Time is of the essence. Being out of the office for a day, or even just a few hours, can be enough to lose a great candidate. By accessing Workable on your smartphone you have all the information you need to get moving with a good candidate from wherever you are. Get back in touch on time and ensure the candidate experience is everything that it should be. Candidate Access.

How to use the Workable mobile recruiting app for hiring

Workable

Luckily you’ve already set up Workable recruiting app on your mobile. 23 new candidates overnight. You review every application via the Workable mobile recruiting app. You move the best candidates to next stage and disqualify the ones that don’t quite fit the bill. Candidate profiles are always at your fingertips. When recruiting isn’t your main task, finding time to review every application in a single sitting is a big ask.

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.

7 Tips for Effective Mobile Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Mobile recruiting was introduced in 2007 and as it continues to rapidly evolve, job seeker behaviors are changing quickly too. It might surprise most recruiting leaders that 90 percent of job seekers now utilize mobile devices when looking for a new opportunity. What shouldn’t be surprising is that the experience during your company’s hiring process can determine whether a candidate pursues the opportunity further and ultimately accepts a job offer.

Video Interviewing Isn’t A Magic Recruiting Cure All – Things To Think About Before You Invest

Fistful of Talent

I decided to switch gears and get back to the basics on…drum roll…video interviewing. Video Interviewing has been a go-to recruiting solution in 2020 for 1000 different reasons. No interviewing method is, including live, phone, or assessments.

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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. The tools you choose for your candidate experience may already be part of the enterprise-wide solutions offered by your company, or point solutions you choose as a recruiter that match your personal best practices. Very simply, we will parse looking at candidate experience tools into three parts: Measurement – How are we doing?

Tackle more with our smarter mobile recruiting app

Workable

Our aim at Workable is to make sure that your recruiting process runs as smoothly as possible, so we go the extra mile to provide the help you actually need. Workable for mobile recruiting. As the Product Manager for Workable mobile, ‘going the extra mile’ is more than a figure of speech. We now offer a complete mobile experience in all major platforms ( iOS , Android , Web). Are you getting enough candidates for the job? So you write a list.

Complexity in the Application Process Leads to Poor Candidate Experience, High Candidate Drop-Off Rates

Newton Software

. Low Candidate Experience Rates Prevalent Amongst Job Applicants. A recent Talent Board study of 75,000 candidates found that job applicants want more simplicity and transparency during the application process. Application Processes Optimized for Recruiters Often Overlook the Candidate Experience. The online application process was originally designed for the recruiter to help manage an influx of applicants.

The 996 Recruiting Schedule!

Fistful of Talent

So, let’s skip the money and just talk work schedules and expectations around recruiting. . Right now, your hiring managers and your candidates do not believe you are only recruiting Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Both sides think you are recruiting all the time–24/7/365! A candidate thinks if they apply to your job at 9 pm on a Friday night, that you are looking at their resume/application at the latest by the next morning. That 996 recruiter?

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality

Metashift

It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months. Stats on mobile audience growth are ubiquitous these days with the global numbers and growth impossible to ignore. 2) Social and Mobile are inseparable.

Mobile Recruiting Checklist: Is Your Hiring Process Truly Cell Phone Friendly?

MightyRecruiter

We live in a world where the smartphone is the most popular computer in the world and where, according to Glassdoor , 45% of jobseekers say they use their mobile device specifically to search for jobs at least once a day. To recruit in that world, it’s not just ideal – but rather absolutely necessary – that employers create an environment where candidates can seamlessly apply for job opportunities and move through the hiring process.

What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015?

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile, Video & Online Recruitment Marketing Experts Job & Recruitment Videos. Video Recruitment Marketing. Candidate ATM. Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015? Here are my three suggestions for 2015: 1. Mobile Recruiting.

My Candidates Don’t Want Me to Text Message Them!

Fistful of Talent

I was speaking to a group of HR pros and leaders recently and this 50-ish-year-old guy says this to me, “Tim, I hear you telling everyone we should be texting candidates, but my candidates don’t want me to text them!” What I really say: “If you are in talent acquisition today and you are not texting candidates, you should be fired!” I don’t believe that there’s one type of candidate that doesn’t want you to text message them.

5 Marketing Trends Shaping The Future of Recruitment

Social Talent

Recruitment has evolved dramatically over the past decades and is now a multi-billion dollar industry, thanks largely to the development of and advances in technology. Recruitment was heavily reliant on word-of-mouth and face-to-face applications. But now, with new technology and changes in candidate behaviour, recruiting is using modern marketing tactics to fill open positions. Recruitment has followed a similar path. Optimising the Candidate Experience.

3 Steps To Mobile-Friendly Talent Acquisition

Montage

Mobile makes it easy for job seekers to connect with potential employers in a way they are comfortable. Meeting candidates where they are – on mobile devices – is fast becoming a minimum requirement just to be on the field in the war for talent. Keeping up with new recruiting technology is a challenge for many TA teams. Mobile recruiting is no different. Candidate Experience mobile recruitment budget

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.

Six Tips for Employers to Attract the Mobile Millennial

HireRight

The unrelenting proliferation of technology suggests that hiring managers, recruiters and background checking companies need to become more technically savvy for a variety of reasons. The post Six Tips for Employers to Attract the Mobile Millennial appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

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.

Become an Engaged Employer at Newton’s September Bootcamp

Newton Software

In our previous blog post, we discussed the evolution of the job seeker into the modern, “ connected candidate.” In stark contrast to job seekers of the past, connected candidates have become empowered through a wave of technological innovations. No longer at the mercy of employers, these candidates now control the job search, which is carried out through several platforms and channels. This is where “ candidate experience ” comes in. Mobile Apply.

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.

The Rise of the Recruiting Suite

Fistful of Talent

When it comes to HR and recruiting technology, almost all companies right now have a foundational tech stack: Payroll HRIS ATS. What we’ve seen recently with the talent acquisition technology space are organizations merging and buying each other at a rapid pace to create recruiting suites or platforms. Think of a “recruiting suite” similar to that of your HRIS suite. Often you’ll still get performance, some learning, some light recruiting, etc.

4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

However, know that the very best candidates always have options, so even in a seller’s…ahem…employer’s market, top talent still won’t fill out your 50-question job application. The proof is in the numbers, and it’s pretty staggering on both desktop and mobile devices. For mobile click-throughs, the completion figure is just 1.5 mobile – 4.96%. Mobilization Make it easy to apply from a mobile device. Help job candidates help you.

Recruiting Next-Gen Mobile Talent: A Q&A with Peggy Smith

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Gone are the days of 9-5, in-house talent, today’s workforce is going mobile. If you’re interested in learning how to attract and retain mobile talent, Smith offers some great tips in this Q&A. Recruiting Daily Advisor: How would you define mobile talent? Smith: Today’s mobile talent can be defined as all individuals in the workforce who are willing to move for their work. Recruiting Daily Advisor: How does mobile talent differ from freelance or gig work?

The 2015 Staffing Industry Trend Report [WHITEPAPER]

Spark Hire

It’s that time of the year again—when all of us here at Spark Hire make our predictions for what can be expected for the staffing and recruiting industry in the upcoming year. A few trends will remain the same as last year, like social, mobile, big data, and video interviewing for staffing firms —and will continue to see a rise in usage throughout 2015. “In One of the greatest adjustments we can expect to see in 2015 is the focus on passive candidates.

Round-Up of Video Interviewing Research and Publications in 2019

Sonru

2019 was another busy year for the Sonru Video Interviewing Research team who published a wide range of invaluable content in the form of White Papers, eBooks, digests, spotlights and much more. 1 Million Insights into the Candidate Experience of Video Interviewing.

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The recruitment process: 10 things you need to master to succeed

Workable

We’d love to tell you that the recruitment process is as simple as posting a job and then choosing the best among the candidates who flow right in. There are 10 main areas of the recruitment process that, once mastered, can help you: Optimize your recruitment strategy. Attract the best candidates – and more of them, too. What is the recruitment process? Recruitment Marketing – find and attract better candidates. Recruitment Marketing.

Is Your Recruiting Team Doing These 7 Things?

Glassdoor for Employers

Is your recruiting team doing enough to help your company win the war for talent? I’ve worked at companies prior to Glassdoor where the recruiting team seemed to be in a permanent reactive mode, and that’s always baffled me. While many other teams and departments within the organization need to have an airtight plan for the year and metrics in order to secure budget, recruiting somehow gets a pass. This makes meeting recruitment goals all the more difficult. Go mobile.

2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition

Yello

01/03/2018 // By deanna kane // Candidate experience. Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? This recruiting checklist will help you re-focus your recruitment marketing efforts, improve your company’s candidate experience and make top talent actively pursue your brand. Re-engage Passive Candidates. Recruiting checklist pro tip: Develop a re-engagement plan that will keep your company top of mind.

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].

Recruiting Tips to help you go mobile

Teamtailor

For an industry built on connecting people and growing networks, surprisingly little is done on a device we almost solely use for communication: our mobile phones. If we can text someone on the other side of the world and receive an answer in an instant, recruiters need to adopt mobile recruitment for faster, better communication with candidates. In comparison, candidates are ahead of the game. As it turns out, candidates love it.

Recruiting Tips to help you go mobile

Teamtailor

For an industry built on connecting people and growing networks, surprisingly little is done on a device we almost solely use for communication: our mobile phones. If we can text someone on the other side of the world and receive an answer in an instant, recruiters need to adopt mobile recruitment for faster, better communication with candidates. In comparison, candidates are ahead of the game. As it turns out, candidates love it.

Client Case Study: Engaging Millennials to Achieve High-Volume Hiring Goals

Yello

11/07/2017 // By Tracy Kelly // Mobile Recruiting. To keep up with growth and continue to meet high-volume hiring goals, the Goodman Networks talent team needed to create a scaleable hiring process, while leveraging additional ways to build and nurture a pipeline of Millennial and Gen Z candidates. To nurture talent and build a pipeline, they needed to engage in ways that work for candidates’ lifestyles. Client Case Study Mobile Recruiting

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You Should Start Text Recruiting Today. Here’s Why.

Yello

05/31/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. Still spending your day emailing job candidates and waiting hours or even days for a response? It’s time to elevate your recruitment strategy with text recruiting. Your chances of a quick response are infinitely better with text recruiting. Engage candidates directly on the device they’re already looking down at 80 times a day – what better way to get their attention? It’s a natural fit for campus recruitment.

6 Top Tips For Effective Text Recruiting

Yello

05/24/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. As a recruiter, do you text with job candidates? Read on for six ways to attract and engage candidates through text recruiting. Engaging your passive talent pipeline through relevant email content is a best practice to stay top-of-mind with candidates. With hundreds of emails daily, how do you stand out in the candidate’s inbox? Text to Drive Qualified Candidates. Mobile Recruiting Yello's Picks

6 Top Tips For Effective Text Recruiting

Yello

05/24/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. As a recruiter, do you text with job candidates? Read on for five ways to attract and engage candidates through text recruiting. Engaging your passive talent pipeline through relevant email content is a best practice to stay top-of-mind with candidates. With hundreds of emails daily, how do you stand out in the candidate’s inbox? Text to Drive Qualified Candidates. Mobile Recruiting

Recruiters In Name Only: Why Real Recruiters Should Be Hunting for RINOs.

Recruiting Daily

That’s the term Republican candidates like to throw out there to dismiss rivals’ Conservative credentials: “Republican in Name Only,” suggesting that like Optimus Prime, these purported Tea Party partisans are more than meets the eye. of recruiting – those “recruiters in name only” who give the rest of us in the business a bad name. RINO Hunting: Why “Recruiters In Name Only” P**s Me Off. I’m a recruiter.