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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. Both candidate experience and mobile seem to be front of mind for most frontline recruiting and staffing practitioners (judging from their prevalence in product marketing and online punditry). Mobile Recruiting & 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. Both candidate experience and mobile seem to be front of mind for most frontline recruiting and staffing practitioners (judging from their prevalence in product marketing and online punditry). Mobile Recruiting & Candidate Experience.

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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.

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.

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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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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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.

The Surprising Way to Increase Careers Site Traffic

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In Recruitment Marketing, getting qualified candidates to apply to your roles is the name of the game. But how do you get more, and if not more, better, candidates to apply? Let’s face it: Increasing your careers site traffic can feel overwhelming… should you concentrate on job boards?

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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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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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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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Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

SmashFly

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. Candidates no longer just want a job search for open positions (although that’s a necessity) but they want to learn about your company and culture so they can make an informed decision on whether or not to apply to your company.

How to Tell the Difference Between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing

SmartRecruiters

Both concepts are candidate-facing, but your company won’t reach top talent unless you integrate them with your overall TA strategy. Today’s job seekers have more employment options that ever before, empowering them to choose the right company based on fit. In response, businesses are moving away from traditional methods of candidate attraction (public job boards, cold outreach) in favor of more employer brand-focused efforts that target talent before they apply.

5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy

JazzHR

Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. Search engine optimization (SEO). SMS and social recruiting. Great Content Kicks off a Positive Candidate Experience.

4 (Totally Fixable) Reasons No One’s Visiting Your Career Site

Jibe

The same practice occurs when people are looking for a new job. Today’s candidates are sophisticated and thoughtful. Research shows them using on average 16 different resources to make decisions regarding their job search. And the Talent Board shows that above all those resources, the career site is the most frequently used. Well for one, you’re missing out on heaps of candidates. It takes time to build a strong following on social media, or an email list.

Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters

Jibe

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. By focusing on meeting candidate expectations and providing an exceptional candidate experience from the beginning, employers are able to remove some of the pressure recruiters face around filling requisitions down the road. Provide the social media experience candidates expect.

12 Steps to Optimize Your Career Site for Search Engines

CKR Interactive

When a company undergoes a career site redesign, it hopes to improve the candidate experience and, as an added benefit, hopes to improve its search engine rankings. Do you have separate pages for all of your key job areas? Doing so will give you an opportunity to create specific content and also gives you the chance to include specific keywords that job seekers would use to find jobs. ” This also applies to job description pages. seo-spider/.

The Recruiting Strategy that Will Get You a Promotion In 2017

Jibe

45% of 2016 budget was allocated to job boards, advertising and recruitment agency costs— only 8% was allocated to employer branding. Despite the positive impacts employer branding has on hiring “great talent,” tons of budget in 2016 went to that same old coin-operated mix of third-party recruitment agencies, advertising, and job boards. In the realm of recruiting, what’s changing is how candidates search for, discover, and apply to jobs.

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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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Tips for Better Staffing and Recruiting Content Marketing

SmartSearch

In staffing, content marketing is intended to get more candidates to apply to jobs and more employers to contact you about your staffing services. Every job you post is a piece of content. It has to be optimized for SEO (and mobile consumption), shared in the places your ideal candidates are most likely to find it (which can include job boards, email, and social media), and it has to drive people to somewhere they can apply.

Creating a New Company Career Site: The Definitive Guide

Ongig

In fact, it’s a culmination of many initiatives: candidate experience, employer branding, recruitment marketing, diversity and inclusion. If you want to attract, engage and convert more candidates, optimizing your company career site is a must. Optimize Candidate Experience –Treat candidates more like customers with a user-friendly user interface (UI/UX). Here are the core ones to consider: Job Search Box. Browsing Jobs. Job Postings.

How to: Successfully Influence Candidates at EVERY Stage of their Decision-Making Process

Social Talent

Once differentiation and preference is created in their minds, you become an employer of choice (otherwise known as the “top of mind” choice) for potential candidates in your industry i.e. the employer they think of first when it comes to making a career move. But in order to create differentiation and preference in the minds of the candidates we’d like to employ, we first need to understand how candidates make decisions when it comes to deciding who they’d like to work for.

Optimizing Where You Post Job Ads

Manatal

As if getting quality candidates isn’t already a challenge enough, the global pandemic has made it increasingly difficult to recruit top talents for some (if not most) industries. Best Platforms to Post Job Ads. Job Boards. Google for Jobs. Specialized Job Boards.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. 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.

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

SmashFly

Here’s a snapshot along with my key takeaways: Content Marketing – If you just promote jobs, candidates may lose interest. Instead focus on creating and sharing news articles, viral videos, research, infographics and photos to go along with your job content in order to attract and engage talent. Relevant content is what helps build and nurture lasting relationships and ultimately inspires candidates to apply for or share open jobs.

Employer Considerations for Posting and Managing Evergreen Jobs

ExactHire Recruiting

If so, this role is probably an evergreen job. Just as an evergreen tree appears green and alive all year long, evergreen positions require a constant flow of candidates because they experience high turnover and/or are positions that a large percentage of employees occupy. As a result, many companies keep these requisitions perpetually open on their job listings page in order to populate the candidate pipeline. Evergreen jobs and turnover.

4 Ways to Create a Great Career Page using Recruitment ATS

Manatal

Some offer multiple job boards, candidate relationship management or customer relationship management, assessment tools, performance management, workforce management, and– yes– even career page builders. Here are some to name a few: It is good for SEO.

3 Ways to Attract and Capture More of the Right Talent

Avionte

A lot of this is due to it being a candidate-led market. The way people search for jobs is changing. The expectations of job seekers are changing. You need to have a multi-channel recruiting strategy to get the right candidates. That’s why it’s important to make sure the user experience on a mobile device is ideal to reduce application abandonment. Sometimes though, you need more information up front for specific industries and job roles.

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Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. Now, they have this huge responsibility of selecting the right top talent for the company and the right company for the candidate. Easy Job Posting. Source: Google Jobs.

Has Facebook Killed the Career Site?

MightyRecruiter

And though it’s natural for avid social media users to seek information from friends on Facebook and even go looking for your Facebook company page during their job search, it will never replace the importance of having your very own career site. Social media is an amplifier helping you reach a specific crowd in their specific space with the aim of conveying traffic to your own site.”. Getting Found: Why Career Sites Hold More SEO Value.

The Ultimate Guide to Employer Branding

Hundred5

Candidates now have a wider choice of employees, and it’s up to companies to persuade them that they have the workplace of their dreams. Instead of reading reviews online, job candidates are looking into what their potential employers have to offer and what makes a company stand out. As a secret weapon for hiring better quality candidates, innovative companies are dedicating time and resources to building a great employer branding strategy. Listen to social media.

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

Ongig

We ran them through an SEO (search engine optimization) tool called ahrefs to give us an “Organic Traffic” score. Employee Experience. Candidate Experience. Understanding EEO Job Categories for the EEO-1 Report. Candidate Experience.

The Complete Guide to High Volume Hiring

Vervoe

It can also refer to sorting through a large number of candidates who have applied to a single position. A great example of high volume hiring is Amazon’s Jobs Day that took place in 2017. Does it meet your company’s expectations for providing a great candidate experience?

How Your Dealership Can Prepare for the January Spike in New Car Sales and Job Applicants

Hireology

To keep up with this busy season, your dealership need quality staff who can offer a top-notch customer experience on both the sales and service side of the business. An Influx of Job Applicants. If your dealership isn’t already staffed up, the good news is that December and January are also high-volume months for job applicants. Your employment brand can help your team stand out from other employers and attract top candidates in today’s competitive job market.

Choosing an ATS Software: 9 Experts Share Their Tips

MightyRecruiter

ATS Buying Decision Makers “The biggest factors in choosing an ATS are related to the size and growth plans of your company, how your company recruits candidates, and cost. In addition, some ATSs assume that most of your candidate pool is derived from passive candidates, while others assume you rely mostly on inbound candidates and employee referrals. Bradley Shaw , CEO of SEO Expert Brad Inc.

Choosing an ATS Software: 9 Experts Share Their Tips

MightyRecruiter

The biggest factors in choosing an ATS are related to the size and growth plans of your company, how your company recruits candidates, and cost. In addition, some ATSs assume that most of your candidate pool is derived from passive candidates, while others assume you rely mostly on inbound candidates and employee referrals. Bradley Shaw , CEO of SEO Expert Brad Inc. ATSs should provide an easy and automated method for managing candidates in the hiring process.

Top 20 Benefits of Applicant Tracking System

Recruiting Blogs

Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. Now, they have this huge responsibility of selecting the right candidate for the company and the right company for the candidate. Easy Job Posting. Improved Candidate Experience.

What 40 Million Career Site Visitors Told Us About Inbound Candidates

Jibe

Outbound recruiting—cold calls, LinkedIn InMails, job board ads, career fairs—it’s the art of finding candidates when there aren’t already enough good ones in the pipeline. Inbound recruiting refers to strategies and tactics aimed at pulling visitors in , rather than conventional outbound approaches that require getting candidates’ attention. Visitors are organically pulled in through channels like Google search, social, and so on.

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8 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

Social Talent

Shirlaw has years of front line experience in digital transformation and is currently leading COSLA’s initiatives to digitise public sector recruitment in Scotland. Elliott has spent the last 16 years building tools that help recruiters adopt key disciplines from sales and marketing to help them operate in competitive talent markets (something Social Talent are very passionate about too). “It’s All Recruiting” (formerly known as The Social Recruiter Podcast).

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7 Things I learned examining 199 recruiting startups newly added to AngelList

Great Hires

One theme I saw consistently in either the company description or on their website is some form of the statement “recruiting is broken” and their mission is to either reinvent how companies and candidates find each other or improve the process. Nearly half (80) new companies reviewed are trying to bring recruiters and candidates together more effectively. 3. Big data is a big deal for sourcing candidates.

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