Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and candidate experience.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and candidate experience.

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Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. Or, maybe you’re well on your way toward social recruiting Shangri La and you sense that a few hiring managers may be late to the party. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes. 2 – Failure To Be Candidate-Centric.

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. Leveraging the benefits of mobile technology can help you avoid massive drop-off rates and increase candidate conversion rates. Mobile-enabled job application.

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.

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?

How to Win at Job Post Distribution

ViziRecruiter

Have a job opening you’re looking to get filled? In this candidate-driven market many companies find themselves with low applicant levels. This means candidates have the advantage when applying to, and ultimately selecting, their job of choice. With high competition on the employers’ end, it’s crucial to ensure your job postings are not only visible and accessible across the Internet in order to attract top talent, but also stand out from the masses.

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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.

Do You Have this Massive “Drop-Off” From Career Site to Job Descriptions?

Ongig

You’ve got a solid-looking company career site page like this: The “Hotel Lobby Theory” …yet your job description pages look something more like this JD below. My friend Eric Osterman (Recruitment Marketing Manager at CenturyLink calls it the “Hotel Lobby Theory” — the lobby needs to look pretty but if the room doesn’t look great, no one comes back! After all, their job is make your company/brand look great.

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6 Rules For Mobile Optimized Recruiting

Newton Software

Mobile Optimized Recruiting Made Easy. For the past several weeks, leading up to our #nowmobile Bootcamp , we’ve been exposing the rise of mobile recruiting through a series of blog posts that have cast a light on some shocking trends including the following: -The explosive growth of mobile internet usage and the rise of mobile-only internet users. The impact of mobile job search on the candidate experience and applicant to candidate conversion rates.

Become an Engaged Employer at Newton’s September Bootcamp

Newton Software

The Modern Job Seeker Demands a New Kind of Employer. 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.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

Social Talent

2014 was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing in 2015, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: Mobile Usage Surpassed Desktop. In 2014, mobile was no longer just an up and coming technology to be thought about in future terms. And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. Mobile changed job boards.

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HR Technology: One Platform To Rule Them All, One Platform To Find Them.

Recruiting Daily

Every year in the US alone employers spend $72 billion — that’s billion, with a B — on recruiting services, staff and technology. The latter purchase would probably yield a better return on investment than most employers are getting out of their recruitment spend — so why do companies continue to spend so much? Gone are the days of just-in-time hiring, where time-to-fill was the only metric that really mattered to front line recruiters.

The Top 10 Problems TA Leaders Tell Me About

Ongig

My job is awesome. Disclaimer: Since Ongig is a job description platform, a higher-than average amount of people bring up job description-related problems with me. . 1) Job Descriptions. Coming in at #1 is the category of job descriptions in general. TA leaders come to me to chat about X sub-topics about JDs: Job Descriptions are too “Dull/Static”. Job Descriptions Need to be Written More Like Ads. Video Job Descriptions.

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4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. While the aforementioned items are undoubtedly important factors in the talent acquisition game, another critical component is the length of your 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

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.

What Brandon Hall Group’s new report tells us about high-performance Recruitment Marketing

SmashFly

Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “ Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level. The report is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

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? Is your budget tight and job requisition list a mile long? 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. Recruitment Branding.

2017 Recruiting Checklist For Directors of Talent Acquisition

Yello

07/27/2017 // By deanna kane // Candidate experience. Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? Is your budget tight and job requisition list a mile long? 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. Recruitment Branding.

The Recruiting Strategy that Will Get You a Promotion In 2017

Jibe

We don’t necessarily want to be the ones to ever-so-bluntly say that your recruiting team is misallocating money, time, and other valuable resources. 45% of 2016 budget was allocated to job boards, advertising and recruitment agency costs— only 8% was allocated to employer branding. Without a doubt, it takes time to see the benefits of proactive recruiting strategies, but once you do you’ll be thanked (and hopefully rewarded) graciously.

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Get Proactive: 5 Tips for Recruiting Beyond the Job Posting

Jibe

According to the MRINetwork 2016 Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study , the majority of both recruiters and candidates indicated that we are in a candidate-driven job market, meaning that more roles are open than there are qualified candidates. Quality job seekers have an abundance of opportunities in the current market, and are using this to drive the recruiting process in their favor. Start With Your Job Posting.

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2017 Yello Recruiting Study: Recent Graduates’ Job Search Motivations

Yello

When developing your upcoming hiring strategy, uncovering the job searching habits of recent graduates and the data behind their decisions can help your company better understand this target demographic. The 2017 Yello Recruiting Study analyzes the job search motivations and hiring process insights from more than 1,400 recent graduates. These job seekers are most focused on continually learning on the job, and being certain there is a career path for them to follow.

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Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

SmashFly

On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. Career Sites are no longer (or should no longer) be static job pages linked together by a single homepage but really act as your recruiting hub for engaging and interfacing with candidates about your company and employment opportunities. In what way should candidates consume the information on the career site?

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why Changing Your ATS Won’t Solve Your Recruiting Problems.

Recruiting Daily

For the staffing industry, the applicant tracking system (ATS) seems to be taking on that role as recruiting challenges grow and results disappoint. Why aren’t our candidates being selected? Why aren’t candidates saying yes to the roles we offer? At the staffing and recruiting industry conferences I have attended in recent weeks, a solid majority of the staffing business owners and leaders I speak with are looking to change their ATS in the near future.

How Modern is Your Recruiting Process?

ClearCompany Recruiting

In the recruiting industry, competitive advantage is everything. From the perspective of candidates and top talent, the way you communicate to the technology you use to recruit sets your business apart from your competitors. They help candidates weed out who’s who in the industry, and what companies they could see themselves working for in the future. What does your #recruiting process say about your business? It has improved our recruiting speed tenfold!

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4 Innovative Practices For Recruiting For Financial Services

Ideal

A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report founds disruptive new technology, evolving customer expectations, and changing regulations are all affecting the ability of financial services to recruit the right talent for their firms. The new highly specialized skills coupled with the requirement of diverse candidates has made the task of recruiting for financial services more challenging. Using recruiting software. Recruiting on social media.

Avionté Staffing Software announces integration with WorkN to Deliver Mobile-First Recruitment and Candidate Engagement

Avionte

This partnership will allow staffing firms to build a mobile strategy and to create custom, white-labeled apps that allow for a comprehensive in-app experience for candidates and workers while creating organizational efficiencies. Clients can be given access to enter jobs and have transparency into workforce management, including mobile timekeeping, scheduling, and client dashboards. Improved Redeployment Rates: Today’s talent expects to engage via mobile.

5 HR Recruiting Techniques You Should Implement Now

ViziRecruiter

There are no easy answers when it comes to effective recruiting practices. The most successful methods combine awareness and authenticity to attract qualified candidates. At ViziRecruiter, we honed in on 5 top hr recruiting techniques that every organization will benefit from: Market to Hire. The best talent is not hanging out on job boards. Employed, passive candidates need to be made aware of an opportunity that is more valuable than what they currently have.

Want qualified candidates? Consider niche job posting sites as part of your recruitment mix

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. Advanced search technology to surface top candidates & maximise your existing database. In-House Recruitment Software. Recruitment Management System. Job Boards. Job Posting. Mobile Recruitment.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

Why are you still using hiring spreadsheets?

Workable

But when it comes to tracking a high-stakes investment such as hiring, many companies still rely on a disjointed combination of email and Excel, rather than specialist recruiting software. You can’t find it, but maybe the candidate’s details have been entered into a spreadsheet for safe keeping? It’s a time-consuming, frustrating, all-too-common scenario, which distracts from the real purpose of recruitment; making collaborative, strategic decisions about hiring great people.

You Asked, We Answered: 7 Questions Recruiters Have About Career Sites

Jibe

It wasn’t always the case that these recruiting assets were so high on the priority list, but things (especially on the candidate side of the equation) have changed drastically in a short period of time. Now, career sites are perhaps the most crucial stop on the candidate journey. And those employers that have taken the time to improve theirs are starting to reap the benefits from mobile recruiting, SEO, employer branding, candidate experience, and more.

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Recruitment trends: 10 experts share what’s in store for 2020

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. In-House Recruitment Software.

The Recruitment Process Checklist Every Recruiter Needs

Yello

To efficiently and effectively identify, assess and hire talent, companies are investing in recruitment operations strategies to streamline their recruiting efforts, improve hiring processes, and speed things up. Adopting a standardized recruitment process checklist is key for any talent acquisition team. Here’s everything you need to know about creating a hiring checklist: Why You Need a Recruitment and Selection Process Checklist. Candidate experience matters.

Podcasts to listen to: The most helpful 6 for recruiters

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software Login Get a Demo Applicant Tracking System Much more than an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), JobAdder helps agencies from startups to multi national enterprises make more placements. Recruitment CRM Stronger relationships lead to better outcomes. Temp & Contract Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS Add SMS to your communication toolkit to increase your response rate.

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The Future of Applicant Tracking Systems: A Recruiting Roadmap.

Recruiting Daily

There is no single piece of technology that’s more universally despised throughout recruiting’s rank and file than applicant tracking systems. In fact almost every one of the many potential perils the average recruiter out there today faces on the talent battlefield can be more or less directly traced to the system that they’re forced to rely on, even at the expense of recruiting efficacy, efficiency and optimal outcomes. Recruiting Isn’t Broken.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? Recruiters, on the other hand, obsess over this simple stuff. 5 Things Content Marketing Taught Me About Recruiting.