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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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How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

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. A Bad Candidate Experience Will Cost You.

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.

9 Steps to Improving the Candidate Experience 

Jobvite

Revisit your candidate experience now to hire the best later. Now more than ever, people tend to talk about their experiences with a company. That means a poor candidate experience can negatively impact a business’s reputation and their ability to acquire top talent. .

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs even more difficult and crucial. Job boards, referrals, and even LinkedIn are all less effective than they used to be. Deploying “brand ambassadors” to websites where candidates hang out, and. Mobilize your recruiting strategies. Have you heard?

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.

What the Candidate Experience Really Means in Recruiting & Hiring

Comeet

As the economy reaches near zero unemployment, the role of candidate experience in the hiring process has become more important than ever. With an increased workload, many are struggling to find ways to provide a great experience, manage their requisition load, and also find time to engage using a growing number of digital multi-channels including social media, increased importance on SEO and search engine optimization, job boards, mobile career sites, and so on.

This is Why Job Candidates Hate Your Candidate Experience

Spark Hire

What worked in attracting job applicants ten years ago isn’t going to work in today’s highly competitive job market. In fact, text-heavy job ads and unrelenting headhunters may do your brand more harm than good. . According to a recent study of more than 2,000 hiring decision makers by CareerBuilder, 82 percent of employers think there’s little to no negative impact on the company when a candidate has a less-than-stellar experience during the hiring process.

Candidate Experience – Measure what you want to Improve!

GoHire

Candidate Experience is a term being used quite a bit in talent acquisition and recruiting teams, but what exactly is a “candidate experience”? What is Candidate Experience? So Why does Candidate Experience matter, and why now?

Candidate Experience: The Curious Case of the Missing Metrics

Recruiting Daily

In this industry, it’s conventional wisdom (at least in third party recruiting) that the number of outgoing phone calls made to candidates (before they’re even qualified, which is the point of said calls) is one of the most crucial predictive indicators of success, this seems to be a pretty silly thing to spend a whole lot of time worrying about. Hell, for most recruiters, the only mental calculation that most ever do on the job involves figuring out their cut after placing a candidate.

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. Always listen to your candidates first.

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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10 Actionable Takeaways from the 2020 Job Seeker Nation Report

Rally Recruitment Marketing

But this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s become an employer’s job market. And job seeker perceptions and behaviors are shifting quickly too. We hope this information is helpful as you continue to optimize your candidate experience and talent acquisition strategy in 2020.

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8 Employer Brand Tips To Spice Up Candidate Experience

SmartRecruiters

We’re finding scopey, tastier, far more effective strategies for recruiting tech talent and engaging our candidates. . Given the gap between more jobs we need to fill and less talent we need to fill them , tech candidates in particular are well aware of that. We’re getting better at due diligence when it comes to recruiting, doing a better job researching our candidates, and personalizing our approach. Secret Sauce. Special recipe.

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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5 Recruitment Marketing Projects to Tackle This Summer

Rally Recruitment Marketing

If your organization has been particularly affected by the pandemic, it may be worth holding off on uncovering your EVP until your company culture and employee experience have had time to stabilize again. Your EVP should guide your strategy for candidate and employee communications.

Candidate Experience: The Curious Case of the Missing Metrics

Recruiting Daily

In this industry, where it’s conventional wisdom (at least in third party recruiting) that the number of outgoing phone calls made to candidates (before they’re even qualified, which is the point of said calls) is one of the most crucial predictive indicators of success, this seems to be a pretty silly thing to spend a whole lot of time worrying about. Candidate Experience: Building A Better Benchmark. Candidate Experience: Doing The Math.

Turning Recruiting Inside Out: How To Build A Winning Culture of Referrals

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing; as sexy as we make social out to be, and as much emphasis as we put on concepts like talent communities and targeted content, the fact of the matter is that what’s new and what’s next isn’t always the most effective when it comes to generating results. Compare that to “direct sourced” candidates – those ever elusive passives who form the focus of an increasingly inordinate amount of time and money at many recruiting organizations today.

How Can an ATS Improve the Candidate Experience?

WebRecruit

However, what you may not have considered are the advantages it can bring to your candidates. An ATS isn’t just a great tool for your HR team; it can also do wonders for the candidate experience. And improving the candidate experience can have a positive impact on your reputation as an employer, thus boosting your overall candidate attraction efforts. So, how exactly can an ATS improve the candidate experience?

Measuring Candidate Experience – You need to measure if you want to improve!

Recruiting Blogs

Candidate Experience is a term being used quite a bit in talent acquisition and recruiting teams, but what exactly is a “candidate experience”? What is Candidate Experience? So Why does Candidate Experience matter, and why now?

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

Recruiting Daily

From mobile recruiting to candidate experience to measuring even the simplest of metrics, recruiters are increasingly relying on technology – which can help, but only when utilized properly. Since institutional knowledge shortage seems endemic, enterprise talent technologies must now capture terrabytes of available candidate data. This shift lead to another 39 percent increase in job views while achieving significant cost savings throughout the organization.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

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. million , and 90 percent of these tech-savvy Americans will search for jobs on their phones.

4 Challenges All Modern Recruiters Face (and Their Modern Solutions)

Social Talent

With the rise of recruitment technology, companies have seen its benefits for their hiring process, especially in finding the right candidate to fill in a position. Recruiters have moved beyond the usual paper resume and walk-in interviews, and have scouted talents on LinkedIn and other job posting sites instead. According to Jon Bischke , CEO of Entelo, an online job profile provides more information about the applicant. Lastly, invest in content and social media.

How to Attract and Hire Quality Candidates During Change

Talemetry

Discover 5 ways Talemetry partners with LinkedIn and Indeed to find and hire job seekers in times of change. While Indeed is an online job board, many of its features are evolving to capture the immediate and community-based nature of social media.

How to?Attract and?Hire?Quality Candidates?During?Change

Talemetry

Discover 5 ways Talemetry partners with LinkedIn and Indeed to find and hire job seekers in times of change. While Indeed is an online job board, many of its features are evolving to capture the immediate and community-based nature of social media.

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.

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. Could Social Recruiting Solve the Talent Shortage?

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. 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. ” Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but unless you’re a masochist, having to allot three hours of your life to applying for a job that you’re unlikely to ever hear back on is the antithesis of painless. Confirmation Bias and Candidates.

From ATS to Hiring Success: Why Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Have to Suck.

Recruiting Daily

It’s hard to believe, but online recruiting was relatively nascent back in 1999, that seminal year when Y2K, stained blue dresses and Slim Shady were dominating the popular culture landscape – and applying for a job was pretty much just the fax, ma’am. See, during that year’s “Big Game” (which was so long ago John Elway was actually under center), a relatively obscure start-up called “The Monster Board,” decided to bet the bank on a series of Super Bowl ads.

TMP Programmatic Jobs: Audience Extension

CKR Interactive

Today’s avenues for reaching job candidates are more varied than ever before. This potential for reaching candidates in brand new ways allows employers to get in touch with more quality candidates — and faster. Understanding the modern-day job search.

5 Noteworthy Pieces of Sourcing News – 13th October 2014

Social Talent

In the news this week: Facebook have Just Changed Mobile Advertising Forever. This week, Mark Zuckerberg’s baby announced the launch of it’s new ad platform, Atlas, and told us exactly why it has the potential to significantly increase how much we advertise on mobile devices. Atlas has been developed to “help” us do just that – buy mobile ad space. Secondly, anyone who’s tried advertising on mobile will know it’s a tricky business.

Careers Sites: Your Primary Recruitment Hub

MyRecruitmentPlus

If your careers site is just a couple of candid photos and a simple jobs list – you’re not doing enough! A careers site should wholeheartedly embody your employer brand, and offer job-seekers a taste of who your company is, and what it would be like to work there.

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4 Tips for Connecting with Modern Candidates

ViziRecruiter

Companies now have personalized touchpoints with candidates that span across several mediums. Quality candidates shop around for companies that fit their values and deliver meaningful work. We have highlighted four areas to focus on for attracting modern candidates: Be mobile responsive. Job posts that cannot be easily viewed on a smartphone will miss valuable engagement opportunities with potential talent! How are you promoting unique job ads?

Careers Sites: Your Primary Recruitment Hub

MyRecruitmentPlus

If your careers site is just a couple of candid photos and a simple jobs list – you’re not doing enough! A careers site should wholeheartedly embody your employer brand, and offer job-seekers a taste of who your company is, and what it would be like to work there.

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HR Recruitment Trends to Watch in 2020

ViziRecruiter

Over the past few years, HR trends have shifted focus to creating a positive candidate experience, strengthening employer branding and embracing social recruitment. Create a consumer-level experience. Are you job posts and application optimized for a mobile experience?

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.

Making waves: Blue Octopus is shortlisted for three Onrec awards

Blue Octopus

For the job board / supplier who has introduced unique innovation into their online recruitment offerings. Upgrades to the system have included easy auto-posting across job boards and the addition of an innovative onboarding suite. The world of candidate attraction and selection has changed dramatically in recent years. Working with Mears Group, we’ve been helping to improve their online recruitment processes and candidate experience.

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.