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. 96% of respondents from Indeed interactive responded that building relationships with candidates is vital ( source ).

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.

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. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Vague job descriptions. Reply to Candidates in a Jiff.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

2017 | newtonsoftware.com | 415-593-1190 7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates A major concern for any hiring professional is keeping that candidate pool filled with top talent. Today, the average candidate conversion rate from company careers pages remains below 5%.

Before You Write Job Descriptions, Answer these Seven Questions

ClearCompany Recruiting

The best recruiters treat job seekers like their customers. Job descriptions are often the only advertising space you get for your position. Write a requisition that is too long, full of irrelevant information, or uninteresting and your potential candidates will move on.

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.

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience

JazzHR

One reason hiring managers may want to change the way they interact with candidates is that doing so can improve how the organization is viewed within the job market, making it more desirable to qualified candidates. Listen to candidates.

How Can Job Descriptions Be Improved?

Undercover Recruiter

In order to get the right candidate for the job, it would probably be a good idea to describe the role as accurately as possible on job boards and career websites. But here are our 10 candidate. How Can Job Descriptions Be Improved?

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

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. qualified candidates of tomorrow. experience. But in reality, the job.

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. Candidate Experience

3 Tips from U.S. Acute Care’s Branded Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

You can see 3 nice job description features below from new hospital organization U.S. This is an easy feature that every hospital group should consider since candidates want to picture where they work (and most hospitals have a quality picture of their location).

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

6 Job Description Cliches To Avoid At All Costs

SmartRecruiters

The average job description is a breeding ground for meaningless corporate babble, but it’s mostly these six overused, vacuous phrases that steer candidates away rather than hold their interest. Seeing the same phrases in your company job descriptions is equally groan-inducing for candidates. A recruiter should be able to tell from a quick glance at a candidate’s resume and cover letter whether or not he or she is organized and articulate.

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.

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?

3 Common Formatting Mistakes to Avoid On Your Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Formatting is a top priority in job description writing because formatting affects readability which impacts the candidate experience. Here are 3 common job description formatting mistakes: 1. Job Description Text Format.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hiring Millennials? Start With The Right Job Description

ConveyIQ

The rise of the digital age places new emphasis on not only what you say to job seekers, but how and where you say it too. Job descriptions are now more than just a list of required skill sets and a boilerplate about your company — they’re a first impression.

Are You Driving Away Qualified Candidates with Unconscious Gender Discrimination in Your Job Descriptions?

Newton Software

Gender Discrimination in Job Descriptions Job descriptions can be sexist… give me a break, right? The post Are You Driving Away Qualified Candidates with Unconscious Gender Discrimination in Your Job Descriptions?

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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.

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.

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.

Dell Inserts “Join Our Talent Community” Before Application on Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Some of you may worry that you’ll lose a candidate during your lengthy ATS apply process. Dell has a nice workaround to make sure it doesn’t completely lose the candidate. Here’s the candidate experience flow: 1.

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.

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.

Boost Your “Digital” Candidate Experience with Job Page Overlays

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

What is a Job Page Overlay? A job page overlay (or job wrapper) is a design layer you put over your applicant tracking system to generate new job pages. This makes your pages more engaging and attractive to candidates. Why Use a Job Page Overlay on your ATS?

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.

Candidate Experience & the Application Process: 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong

Social Talent

The core component of a strong employer brand is a positive candidate experience which really defines how current and potential employees perceive you as a company. The importance of optimising the candidate experience cannot go understated.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.