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.

How to Write a Job Description for Generation Z


A well-crafted job description is the key to attracting top talent. Think of it as your company’s resume—it’s a first impression for candidates, and serves as an overview of what they should expect when they come to work. What do Generation Z job seekers care about most?

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

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

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.

3 Simple Ways To Create Transparent Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

The best candidates crave transparency when exploring new jobs. A great place to start communicating more transparency is on your job descriptions. 3 ways to create more transparent job descriptions. Candidates also trust the word of employees more.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Improve Your Candidate Experience


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


Recently, I read an amazing HROS case study by Johnny Sanchez, Head of Recruiting & Onboarding at Hot Topic, on how he and his team completely transformed their onboarding process. Here are 3 effective ways you can collect feedback to improve your candidate experience.

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.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters


Due to an unprecedented demand for more foundational candidate experience content, we’ve created the first-ever candidate experience crash course. Candidate Experience Definition. Improving Candidate Experience: Why You Should Care.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

relationships, assessing fit and onboarding new. 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.

Quantifying the Candidate Experience


Any talent pro who’s been in the space for some time has heard the perpetual push for creating a better candidate experience. Measuring candidate experience, however, can be a bit of a grey area for recruiters. How can teams evaluate experience in the hiring process?



Candidate Experience. Candidate experience is closely related to employer branding. The focus of 2017 has mainly been on employer branding as a trend, but candidate experience is just as important. Importance Of Candidate Experience.

The Candidate Experience: Why It Matters and How to Improve It

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According to research done by CareerArc, 72% of candidates who had a bad experience during the recruiting process shared the story with others, either in person or online. What is the Candidate Experience? So what does candidate experience mean?

No Quick Fix: Why HR Technology Can’t Fix A Broken Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

There are a ton of tools out there that purport to be some kind of silver bullet for candidate experience. If you can’t get these aligned, then there’s no tech on earth that can fix what’s really broken with your candidate experience.

5 Ways Hiring Managers Are Ruining Your Candidate Experience (and What to Do About It)


Hiring managers can greatly influence candidate experience —for good or bad—without even knowing it. These professionals are busy with their own duties, and are sometimes unaware that candidate experience is a long-term focal point for talent acquisition teams.

The Candidate Experience: Addressing the Evolution of Candidate Behavior – July 2015 Roundup

Spark Hire

Before the times of the telephone and Internet, the candidate experience during an interview and on the job was pretty bland and oftentimes overlooked. The way candidates felt during and after the interview wasn’t exactly seen as an important aspect of the recruiting and hiring process — and was rarely improved. 3 Important Shifts in Job Seeking Behavior. Passive candidates. 7 Ways to Create a Top-of-the-Line Candidate Experience.


Recruiting Blogs

What candidates think about a company’s recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding process is called candidate experience. THE QUESTION IS: ARE YOU DELIVERING A GOOD CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE? I am going to talk about how you can improve your candidate experience.

10 Ways to improve Candidate Experience

Recruiting Blogs

Improving candidate experience is a must if you want to win in a war for talent. The current job market is candidate driven, which means you don’t pick talent anymore. That’s why it is absolutely necessary to start improving candidate experience right now.

Navigating the Candidate Journey


For employers, that means the availability of talent is low and there may be fewer candidates per job opening. Since candidates have more options, it’s important that businesses improve their employer brand. Identifying candidate experience challenges.

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Closing The Deal: 3 Ways To Improve The Candidate Experience

The Execu|Search Group

In today’s economy, many employers have been faced with a new challenge: how to attract talent in a candidate-driven market. In other words, a simple job offer is no longer enough to attract the best talent to your organization.

Employer Branding and the Candidate Experience

Recruiting Blogs

Job search is online. In the competition for talent, your employer brand is as essential for attracting quality candidates to your career site and into your applicant tracking system (ATS) as your consumer brand is to your marketing efforts. What these HR professionals know is that the best candidates do their research, starting, in most cases, with the company’s career site 2. Especially when it comes to mobile job-search and application!

5 Biggest Challenges Modern Recruiters Face

Social Talent

Hiring the right candidate has never been more important as a company’s ability to find, attract, and ultimately recruit skilled talent is going to determine how successful they are in meeting their business growth objectives. Closing Candidates with Multiple Offers.

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The Best Recruiting Articles We’re Reading in July


But as a recruiter, it can be hard to stay up to date on the latest talent acquisition trends while balancing travel, recruitment events , interview scheduling and candidate evaluations. Candidate Experience: Engaging Job Seekers During the Silent Period.

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The 10 Real Reasons Your Recruitment Strategy is Failing

Social Talent

For example, your recruitment marketing campaign could be fantastic at attracting candidates but when they arrive on the careers site, the application process is sh*t! Little time is put into actually defining the calibre of candidate this job role should attract.

Why You Should Listen to and Address Job Candidate Feedback


Each time you hire a new employee, do you collect feedback from both the new hire and other candidates on the overall hiring process and experience? Collecting – and acting upon – candidate feedback can offer a variety of benefits for for your business, which we’ve outlined below.

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Guest Blog – How Your Recruiting Strategy Influences Employer Branding


Factoring in candidate experience. If employees already affiliated with the organization feel a sense of disengagement, the need to woo potential candidates becomes even stronger. The bottom line is: organizations’ treatment of candidates matters.

A Guide For High-Volume Hiring


As with any recruiting process, you need to make sure you: Communicate: This means being clear with candidates about timelines and expectations, but also making sure you are clear about times and locations for any large-scale events. Is 2019 the time to improve your high-volume hiring?

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

million , and 90 percent of these tech-savvy Americans will search for jobs on their phones. Of that 90 percent, about 44 percent will apply to jobs directly from their phones. Try recruiting from a different candidate base than you normally do. Improve candidate experience.

The Golden Rule of Recruiting: Communication & Transparency That Make Your Candidates Say Hallelujah!


Positive candidate experience stretches from attracting and sharing information with applicants all the way to the point of hire, and everything in between. Providing a glass of water to candidates upon arrival to the office or being on time to interviews are good measures.

10 Reasons Candidates Drop Out of Your Hiring Process — and What You Can Do

Linkedin Talent Blog

There’s been a 20% increase in job seekers dropping out of the hiring process over the past year, according to the Washington Post. That’s a major shift and makes one thing abundantly clear — in a tight talent market, candidates can afford to be picky and aren’t afraid to shift gears quickly.

Guest Blog – Four Stats Recruiters Need To Know, Now


Job-seekers have their pick of positions, so keeping your process as streamlined and efficient as possible is key to convincing candidates to choose your company. The hiring process is often treated as an indicator of how the job itself will be. According to a recent CareerBuilder and SilkRoad survey , 68% of employees believe their experiences as job candidates reflect how the company treats its people. Candidate job satisfaction.

Improve Your Hiring Process to Create a Better Applicant Experience


The job market has seen its ups and downs over the past few years and so have job seekers. As we explored in a recent blog , job seekers face plenty of obstacles as they search for work. Getting the word out about a job opening can be simple or it can be complicated.


Recruiting Blogs

Candidate Experience. Candidate experience is closely related to employer branding. The focus of 2017 has mainly been on employer branding as a trend, but candidate experience is just as important. What job seekers hate about candidate experience.

Five Strategies to Effective Recruiting in a Candidate Driven Market

Applicant Manager

This is part one of our five-part series about effective recruiting in a candidate driven market. If you don’t onboard someone well, you run the risk of losing them too soon. Creating a Job Description. Years of Experience.

Candidates Are Users, Too: Why UX Matters in HR and Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Have you ever actually applied for a job that’s posted on your careers site? Or whatever it is that recruiters do that keeps them too busy to actually close the loop with candidates. Applying Proven UX Principles to Candidate Experience.

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

Recruiting Daily

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. Candidate Experience Isn’t Only For External Hires.

HR Check In: Getting The Most Out Of Your Hiring Process


Also, building out a strong onboarding process for managers will help to improve employee happiness and reduce turnover. 5 Steps to Creating an Onboarding Program For Managers (SHRM). How do you make sure your candidates are having a positive hiring experience at your company?

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. Or candidates, for that matter.

Sleeping with the Enemy: Reconciling Recruiting With HR

Recruiting Daily

It may seem superficially pithy, but it’s a dialogue with drastic ramifications for the future of both recruiting and candidate engagement. It’s easy to take for granted just how hard filling a job really is. Talk about a thankless job.