Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

If there’s one thing I really, truly hate about using my smart phone, it’s when I go to look up some basic bit of information (should be easy enough), and get stuck playing a little game that I call “the mobile hokey pokey.” You put your address in, you pull a s**t site out, you squeeze and pinch the screen, and turn it all about. With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about.

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. A recruiter’s day is often tied up in administrative tasks, leaving minimal, if any at all, time to update candidates on their application status or be available for questions and concerns. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Unable to reach or communicate with a recruiter.

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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.

Mobile Recruiting Hacks

Glassdoor for Employers

In April 2015, Google announced an important change to their algorithm – it would now prioritize mobile friendly sites in search rankings. This shift was in reaction to an important discovery – over half of Google’s search traffic was from a mobile device. It’s no secret that people are enamored with their mobile technology. According to Glassdoor, approximately 90% of job seekers will search for new jobs on their mobile devices.

Mobile Friendly vs. Mobile Optimized: What’s the Difference and How Does it Impact Employee & Candidate Experience?

InFlight

Let’s face the facts – most of us are glued to our mobile devices, especially during the Covid-19 crisis. But, the crisis has also created an influx of mobile friendly apps and options for our routine tasks. for mobile to 48.7% Candidates and employees expect it.

Mobile Recruiting: Why Recruiters Should Care About The Google Algorithm Change

Recruiting Daily

With the omnipresence of mobile devices, it can be tempting to pull up your browser at any given moment of the day to immediately find the answer to a problem, the background on a new topic or person, and “how to” do nearly anything. If a site is not optimized to auto-adjust to mobile device formats, its ranking can drop from one position to the next or from one page of search results to another – potentially leading to a major loss of web traffic.

How to use the Workable mobile recruiting app for hiring

Workable

Luckily you’ve already set up Workable recruiting app on your mobile. 23 new candidates overnight. You review every application via the Workable mobile recruiting app. You move the best candidates to next stage and disqualify the ones that don’t quite fit the bill. Candidate profiles are always at your fingertips. When recruiting isn’t your main task, finding time to review every application in a single sitting is a big ask.

6 Tips You Need To Kickstart An Effective Mobile Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

This growth is not surprising since you can virtually do anything on your mobile devices nowadays – you can shop, chat with friends and family, watch movies, and yes, even apply for jobs. In fact, according to a Glassdoor survey, 9 in 10 job seekers say they will use their mobile devices to search for jobs. And 44% of job seekers report that they will apply to jobs directly via a mobile device. Mobile has already become a key aspect of every candidate’s job search.

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.

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.

Jobvite

Did you know that 40%+ of candidates saying they will never apply to a company again after a bad experience in the hiring process? That’s why you have to make it great—particularly on mobile. The explosion of smartphones means that we now have a massive audience of mobile-savvy job seekers. And in many cases, their mobile phone is the center of their world. What does that mean for recruiters? Attract Candidates on Mobile: Fish Where the Fish Are.

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. Very simply, we will parse looking at candidate experience tools into three parts: Measurement – How are we doing?

Tackle more with our smarter mobile recruiting app

Workable

Our aim at Workable is to make sure that your recruiting process runs as smoothly as possible, so we go the extra mile to provide the help you actually need. Workable for mobile recruiting. As the Product Manager for Workable mobile, ‘going the extra mile’ is more than a figure of speech. We now offer a complete mobile experience in all major platforms ( iOS , Android , Web). Are you getting enough candidates for the job? So you write a list.

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality

Metashift

It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months. Stats on mobile audience growth are ubiquitous these days with the global numbers and growth impossible to ignore. 2) Social and Mobile are inseparable.

Mobile Recruiting Checklist: Is Your Hiring Process Truly Cell Phone Friendly?

MightyRecruiter

We live in a world where the smartphone is the most popular computer in the world and where, according to Glassdoor , 45% of jobseekers say they use their mobile device specifically to search for jobs at least once a day. To recruit in that world, it’s not just ideal – but rather absolutely necessary – that employers create an environment where candidates can seamlessly apply for job opportunities and move through the hiring process.

The 996 Recruiting Schedule!

Fistful of Talent

So, let’s skip the money and just talk work schedules and expectations around recruiting. . Right now, your hiring managers and your candidates do not believe you are only recruiting Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Both sides think you are recruiting all the time–24/7/365! A candidate thinks if they apply to your job at 9 pm on a Friday night, that you are looking at their resume/application at the latest by the next morning. That 996 recruiter?

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.

Jobvite

Did you know that 40%+ of candidates say they will never apply to a company again after a bad experience in the hiring process? That’s why you have to make it great—particularly on mobile. The explosion of smartphones means that we now have a massive audience of mobile-savvy job seekers. And in many cases, their mobile phone is the center of their world. What does that mean for recruiters? Attract Candidates on Mobile: Fish Where the Fish Are.

Six Tips for Employers to Attract the Mobile Millennial

HireRight

The unrelenting proliferation of technology suggests that hiring managers, recruiters and background checking companies need to become more technically savvy for a variety of reasons. The post Six Tips for Employers to Attract the Mobile Millennial appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Survival of the Fittest: The Evolution of Recruiting Technology

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the world of work has changed – but the fact of the matter is, recruitment, largely, remains stuck in stasis, with many employers failing to adopt the tools and technologies today that will be required to compete for – and win – top talent tomorrow. Because if you aren’t keeping pace, chances are, you’re already losing the competition for great candidates to those employers who aren’t stuck in the staffing stone age.

6 Rules For Mobile Optimized Recruiting

Newton Software

Mobile Optimized Recruiting Made Easy. For the past several weeks, leading up to our #nowmobile Bootcamp , we’ve been exposing the rise of mobile recruiting through a series of blog posts that have cast a light on some shocking trends including the following: -The explosive growth of mobile internet usage and the rise of mobile-only internet users. The impact of mobile job search on the candidate experience and applicant to candidate conversion rates.

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

Recruiting Daily

Every year in the US alone employers spend $72 billion — that’s billion, with a B — on recruiting services, staff and technology. The latter purchase would probably yield a better return on investment than most employers are getting out of their recruitment spend — so why do companies continue to spend so much? Gone are the days of just-in-time hiring, where time-to-fill was the only metric that really mattered to front line recruiters.

Newton Bootcamp Video: Sustainable Growth at the Intersection of Talent & Technology

Newton Software

Navigate the Intersection of Talent & Tech with Newton Bootcamp Hot off the film reel and primed for the big screen, here is the recording from our latest Newton Bootcamp, “Sustainable Growth at the Intersection of Talent & Technology.” recruitinghack Industry Trends Mobile Recruiting Newton Bootcamp Recruiting Advice candidate experience connected candidate Engaged Employer

The Rise of the Recruiting Suite

Fistful of Talent

When it comes to HR and recruiting technology, almost all companies right now have a foundational tech stack: Payroll HRIS ATS. What we’ve seen recently with the talent acquisition technology space are organizations merging and buying each other at a rapid pace to create recruiting suites or platforms. Think of a “recruiting suite” similar to that of your HRIS suite. Often you’ll still get performance, some learning, some light recruiting, etc.

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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4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

However, know that the very best candidates always have options, so even in a seller’s…ahem…employer’s market, top talent still won’t fill out your 50-question job application. The proof is in the numbers, and it’s pretty staggering on both desktop and mobile devices. For mobile click-throughs, the completion figure is just 1.5 mobile – 4.96%. Mobilization Make it easy to apply from a mobile device. Help job candidates help you.

The recruitment process: 10 things you need to master to succeed

Workable

We’d love to tell you that the recruitment process is as simple as posting a job and then choosing the best among the candidates who flow right in. There are 10 main areas of the recruitment process that, once mastered, can help you: Optimize your recruitment strategy. Attract the best candidates – and more of them, too. What is the recruitment process? Recruitment Marketing – find and attract better candidates. Recruitment Marketing.

How to recruit via SMS text messages

Workable

But, choosing to contact candidates via text is still a non-traditional approach. Texting can prove a power tool for your mobile recruiting efforts, but there’s a time and place for it. Here, we evaluate the advantages of using texts for your communication with candidates and establish the ground rules of business texting for recruiters. Why recruit via text: Texting is: Easy. More: How to use What’s App for recruiting. Hi [candidate’s name].

You Should Start Text Recruiting Today. Here’s Why.

Yello

05/31/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. Still spending your day emailing job candidates and waiting hours or even days for a response? It’s time to elevate your recruitment strategy with text recruiting. Your chances of a quick response are infinitely better with text recruiting. Engage candidates directly on the device they’re already looking down at 80 times a day – what better way to get their attention? It’s a natural fit for campus recruitment.

Recruiting Next-Gen Mobile Talent: A Q&A with Peggy Smith

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Gone are the days of 9-5, in-house talent, today’s workforce is going mobile. If you’re interested in learning how to attract and retain mobile talent, Smith offers some great tips in this Q&A. Recruiting Daily Advisor: How would you define mobile talent? Smith: Today’s mobile talent can be defined as all individuals in the workforce who are willing to move for their work. Recruiting Daily Advisor: How does mobile talent differ from freelance or gig work?

6 Top Tips For Effective Text Recruiting

Yello

05/24/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. As a recruiter, do you text with job candidates? Read on for six ways to attract and engage candidates through text recruiting. Engaging your passive talent pipeline through relevant email content is a best practice to stay top-of-mind with candidates. With hundreds of emails daily, how do you stand out in the candidate’s inbox? Text to Drive Qualified Candidates. Mobile Recruiting Yello's Picks

6 Top Tips For Effective Text Recruiting

Yello

05/24/2018 // Mobile Recruiting. As a recruiter, do you text with job candidates? Read on for five ways to attract and engage candidates through text recruiting. Engaging your passive talent pipeline through relevant email content is a best practice to stay top-of-mind with candidates. With hundreds of emails daily, how do you stand out in the candidate’s inbox? Text to Drive Qualified Candidates. Mobile Recruiting

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. of recruiting – those “recruiters in name only” who give the rest of us in the business a bad name. RINO Hunting: Why “Recruiters In Name Only” P**s Me Off. I’m a recruiter.

Leveraging Technology to Hire the Right Talent in Today’s Crisis

Ideal

The recession has not only a huge impact on the workforce but also the recruitment process. Although many organizations have put their hiring process on hold until the economic downturns are over, some are still recruiting to prevent a business slowdown. Faster Screening.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? Recruiters, on the other hand, obsess over this simple stuff. 5 Things Content Marketing Taught Me About Recruiting.

How Modern is Your Recruiting Process?

ClearCompany Recruiting

In the recruiting industry, competitive advantage is everything. From the perspective of candidates and top talent, the way you communicate to the technology you use to recruit sets your business apart from your competitors. They help candidates weed out who’s who in the industry, and what companies they could see themselves working for in the future. What does your #recruiting process say about your business? It has improved our recruiting speed tenfold!

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Automate the Recruiting Process with Candidate Texting

Jobvite

People spend an average of five hours a day on their mobile devices. So it’s no surprise that candidates open and respond to text messages more than emails. Texting is simply a much more efficient way to reach candidates today. Highly Personalized Candidate Experience.

It’s Not What You Say But How You Say It – Socioeconomics and Hiring

Talvista

Snap assessments set the tone for the candidate experience. . Is it years of experience? A number does not speak to the quality of experience, so this is an arbitrary measure. Recruiting for Status . Addressing bias begins before you start recruiting.

3 Top Trends in Recruiting Technology (or at least they should be)

HarQen

It’s that time of year when we talk about The Next Big Thing in Recruiting Technology. It all starts with the elephant in the room: if technology brings so much to the table, why do we still need recruiters? Recruiters know the truth: not all job openings are equal – no matter what the posting says – and relationships matter. If we start with the premise that we need recruiters, then what should they be doing? Why aren’t we doing the same in recruiting?

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Why are you still using hiring spreadsheets?

Workable

But when it comes to tracking a high-stakes investment such as hiring, many companies still rely on a disjointed combination of email and Excel, rather than specialist recruiting software. You can’t find it, but maybe the candidate’s details have been entered into a spreadsheet for safe keeping? It’s a time-consuming, frustrating, all-too-common scenario, which distracts from the real purpose of recruitment; making collaborative, strategic decisions about hiring great people.

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

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

Texting Candidates Will Streamline Your Recruitment Process

Automated Business Designs

Mobile. Texting Candidates Will Streamline Your Recruitment Process. -->. Texting Candidates Will Streamline Your Recruitment Process. April 3, 2019 | Articles , Best Practices , Recruiting , Staffing | Jennifer Roeslmeier. How common is it for you to text a candidate verses sending them an e-mail? If you aren’t regularly texting candidates, you may be missing out on a big opportunity to streamline your recruitment process!