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. According to Christopher Brablc , Director of Marketing at SmashFly Technologies, the candidate experience can be defined as “all the interactions you have with candidates in the recruitment marketing and hiring process “ . Vague/Redundant Information about the Job.

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. From enterprise platforms to point solutions, the concept of “candidate experience” has become increasingly commoditized, an organizational imperative reduced to a software sales pitch. 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.

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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. The tools you choose for your candidate experience may already be part of the enterprise-wide solutions offered by your company, or point solutions you choose as a recruiter that match your personal best practices. This article is intended to provide a framework for how to think about the tools you use to enhance your candidate experience.

All Of Your Rules Make You Suck At Recruiting!

Fistful of Talent

Okay, let’s add some things into the job description, like requiring a bachelor’s degree, to help pare down the number of applicants we get. Now we can’t get enough bachelor degreed candidates with the experience we need.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.11.15 to 5.15.15

SmashFly

appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Content Marketing Employer Brand Recruitment Marketing Talent Acquisition candidate experience awards employer brand James Ellis job descriptions Lance Haun Lars Schmidt talent acquisition Tim SackettIt’s that time again: Our weekly feature on the best articles in recruitment marketing and other talent acquisition trends. But first, our top content piece and tweet.

10 Effective Taleo ATS Job Page “Overlays” [2020 Update]

Ongig

Your job postings are a key piece of your recruitment strategy. And if you’re a Taleo client there’s a good chance you’re considering enhancing your job postings. The top-level goals of your job postings are to: Attract the candidate. Engage the candidate.

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Recruitment Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

Ongig

So if you want to engage more candidates and increase the awareness of your employer brand, you’ll love this. The definition of recruitment marketing is the use of marketing strategies to recruit candidates to you the employer. My experience is in digital recruitment marketing so that’s what this guide is all about. The goal of recruitment marketing is to find, attract and engage higher quality candidates through these digital marketing strategies.

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

Why Candidates Aren’t Clicking: A Recruiting Call To Action. Now, imagine how candidates, passive or active, must feel when looking for their next opportunity online. They keep seeing the same crappy job descriptions or career related copy over and over. No wonder 19% of job seekers said they’d rather wait at the DMV than apply to a job. You need to provide a message that matters and adds value to the candidates you are trying to attract.

The Top 12 Career Site Self-Service Tools

Ongig

Headline: Transform your career site and your job postings. based career site job search (in partnership w/ Google) and the #1 most dynamic job postings in the world. Ongig Career Page Design Features: Artificial intelligence-based job search partnership with Google.

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How to Create a Recruitment Marketing Role at Your Organization

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In this first post, I’ll share how to create a Recruitment Marketing role or function within your organization, based on the experience I went through. She agreed that this would be the perfect mix of everything I’m passionate about: improving the candidate experience journey, creating content that exemplifies our employer brand, empowering the recruiters on my team by providing solutions at their fingertips, and more. My dream job. Job ad platforms (e.g.,

Recruitment Marketing Platforms 101: What you need to know

Rally Recruitment Marketing

The best job listing in the world isn’t worth a thing if you can’t get it in front of the right candidates. In Rally’s 2019 Recruitment Marketing Job & Salary Survey results , we asked practitioners to tell us how well they can measure their Recruitment Marketing effectiveness. A Recruitment Marketing Platform or RMP is software that’s used to market your jobs and your company so that you can attract candidates and convert them into applicants and new 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.

Top Applicant Tracking Systems Leading Employers Migrate To (2019)

Ongig

Ongig tracks this because our job description software works closely with ATS systems. Zillow Smashfly Jobvite. Ongig’s Text Analyzer and Branded Candidate Experience software solutions work closely with ATS systems like those above. Click the demo request button if you’d like to see more of Ongig’s job description software.

41% of the Fortune 500 Are Using Recruitment Marketing Platforms

Ongig

Almost half of the Fortune 500 companies insert a candidate experience overlay to replace the career/job pages that their ATS would ordinarily generate. Smashfly. Career Site job search. Job Pages (aka job postings, job ads). Ongig is a recruitment marketing platform focused on optimizing company career sites and analyzing job descriptions. Recruitment marketing platforms are attracting and engaging talent more than ever.

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41% of the Fortune 500 Are Using Recruitment Marketing Platforms

Ongig

Almost half of the Fortune 500 companies insert a candidate experience overlay to replace the career/job pages that their ATS would ordinarily generate. Smashfly. Career Site job search. Job Pages (aka job postings, job ads). Ongig is a recruitment marketing platform focused on optimizing company career sites and analyzing job descriptions. Recruitment marketing platforms are attracting and engaging talent more than ever.

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Part 1: How to Turn Passive Leads into Hires

Glassdoor for Employers

This series is a partnership with SmashFly covering the key elements and examples of nurture in a recruitment marketing strategy. Look for Part 2 and 3 on the SmashFly blog! Job applicants now hold more power when it comes to making the important decision of where they want to work. With more knowledge at the onset of applying for a job, job seekers are finding better fits, and more of them. Attract candidates through your employer brand.

Convergence 2019 Preview: The Talent Acquisition Process Is Broken. Here's How to Fix It

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

When it comes to the candidate experience, first impressions matter. The way an employee is treated throughout the recruiting process—from making the application as simple as possible to how quick HR is to respond to their needs—sets the tone for an employee's entire experience at the company. And today, organizations need to work extra hard to get candidates' attention. At Convergence, you're leading a breakout session on improving the applicant experience.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! thing millennials want out of a job is advancement opportunity (67%), narrowly beating out better pay (60%) and challenging work (51%). In fact, compared to other generations, they use more resources in general to learn about company culture and they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages and social media to hear about new job opportunities.

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

Ongig

Employee Experience. Candidate Experience. Understanding EEO Job Categories for the EEO-1 Report. 15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality. 6 Questions You Should Ask a Candidate’s References. Candidate Experience. Job Seeker Content.

Your Most Pressing Questions About Recruiting in the Digital Age, Answered

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The skills gap is palpable, and while L&D teams focus on helping close it internally, the pressure is on recruiters to attract outside candidates that can hit the ground running, says Thomas Boyle, principal consultant at Cornerstone OnDemand. In an environment where organizations are competing for limited top talent, there is no room for subpar candidate experiences. Boyle: Candidates are looking for transparency throughout the entire hiring process.

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EMPLOYER BRANDING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE #EBRANDCON

exaqueo

The relationships are strong and the experience vast, with clients crossing over to the vendor side and vice versa. TREATING CANDIDATES AS CONSUMERS A constant topic of conversation both in networking with attendees and listening to the speaker sessions was the candidate experience. As Tracey Parsons, SmashFly Technologies, VP of the Recruitment Marketing Center of Excellence said, “we are losing the war on talent” and it’s time we stop thinking of it as a war.

The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018

Ongig

Instead, we focus on the employers doing the most hiring as measured by number of open job descriptions. SmashFly. CRI (Candidate Resources). We use these 5 tiers of hiring volume to keep things simple: 1,000+ job openings. 500 – 999 job openings. 100 – 499 job openings. 25 – 99 job openings. 0 – 24 job openings. Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems (500-999 Jobs).

5 reasons why it’s hard to solve the recruiting tools conundrum

Great Hires

Why do enterprises only leverage a fraction of the excellent offerings on the market to optimize the full hiring and candidate experience? For nearly every company the ATS is the central database for all job and candidate information. As mentioned above, recruiters and coordinator know what information already exists for a Job or Candidate and they have no interest in re-entering data that they know already resides in another system.

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