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. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and 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. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and candidate experience.

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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.” With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Mobile isn’t a feature or function; it’s a mindset.I

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.

What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015?

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile, Video & Online Recruitment Marketing Experts Job & Recruitment Videos. Video Recruitment Marketing. Candidate ATM. Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. Press & Media. What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015? Here are my three suggestions for 2015: 1. Mobile Recruiting.

Not Another Mobile Recruiting Post.

Recruiting Daily

If you want a business case or case use for the importance of mobile recruiting adoption and optimization, you don’t really have to look far. Hell, there’s a cottage industry of content marketing and conferences dedicated specifically to the whole “mobile” category – which is all kind of silly and specious. Why Are We Still Talking About Mobile Recruiting? No where is this phenomenon more obvious than in mobile recruiting.

The Ultimate Recruiter’s Guide to Marketing (FREE Download)

Social Talent

Recruitment and marketing have consummated their relationship. Employers today are increasingly using consumer marketing techniques to attract and convert top talent as it has become more clear that strong recruitment is dependent on adapting to the evolving landscape. The marriage of recruitment and marketing has seen the birth of ‘recruitment marketing’, which primarily involves the tactics that are used to attract, engage and convert leads into qualified applicants.

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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.

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

While LinkedIn now boasts more than half of a billion users , recruiters are simply competing against each other for all the exact same candidates ( who probably already have a job anyway ). In this record-low era, some users are so bombarded with recruiting messages, they are just ignoring them altogether. Fatigue is just part of the reason recruiters are investing fewer resources into professional platforms this year. Mobilize your recruiting strategies.

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. We rely on our phones to keep up with the news, join video calls with family, interact with friends on social media, and provide endless hours of entertainment.

The Modern Recruiter: 5 Crucial Skills You Need to Have

Social Talent

It is no big secret that the recruitment landscape today brings with it many challenges (maybe more so than ever before!) that can really test recruiters’ mettle. Significant changes have taken place, even in the last 5-6 years, including the changing demographics of multigenerational workforces, the arrival of the Big Data era and huge advances in mobile and social technologies. A Customer Experience Mindset. Mobile Marketing.

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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.

How to Take Advantage of Mobile for Recruiting

HireRight

With 45 percent of candidates taking advantage of a mobile device to apply for a job, it’s no wonder businesses are upping their mobile game when it comes to recruitment. Here are some ways that mobile can jump-start the recruiting process. The post How to Take Advantage of Mobile for Recruiting appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

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.

7 Tips for Effective Mobile Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Mobile recruiting was introduced in 2007 and as it continues to rapidly evolve, job seeker behaviors are changing quickly too. It might surprise most recruiting leaders that 90 percent of job seekers now utilize mobile devices when looking for a new opportunity. What shouldn’t be surprising is that the experience during your company’s hiring process can determine whether a candidate pursues the opportunity further and ultimately accepts a job offer.

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.

Smart Phones, Dumb Recruiters.

Snark Attack

While candidate experience is largely seen in the strategic and process purview, and mobile tends to be seen largely through the lens of recruiting technology, the fact remains that making a meaningful change to candidate experience means first making a meaningful change to their mobile experience. Social Media Technology candidate experience communications hiring HR hr technology matt charney mobile recruiting

5 Marketing Trends Shaping The Future of Recruitment

Social Talent

Recruitment has evolved dramatically over the past decades and is now a multi-billion dollar industry, thanks largely to the development of and advances in technology. Recruitment was heavily reliant on word-of-mouth and face-to-face applications. But now, with new technology and changes in candidate behaviour, recruiting is using modern marketing tactics to fill open positions. Recruitment has followed a similar path. Optimising the Candidate Experience.

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Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar

SmashFly

Candidate Experience Employer Brand International Recruiting Mobile Recruiting Recruitment Analytics Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Marketing Platform SmashFly cande awards candidate experience survey CDW CH2M Derina Adamczak integration recruitment marketing platform rick rosario Social Media sourcing stacey montalto The Cheesecake Factory

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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Candidates are the New Consumers

SmashFly

The dynamic between candidates and employers is changing rapidly. With falling unemployment rates and increased job opportunities, rampant social media usage and content at our fingertips, candidates are now in control of the career search experience. (Dr. John Sullivan’s “The Power Has Shifted to the Candidate, So Recruiting Practices will Stop Working” is a good.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Win at Job Post Distribution

ViziRecruiter

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. Your job post could be all over the Internet but to be effective the content must be informative and relevant to candidates. In addition to the actual content, a visually engaging post is more likely to retain a candidate’s attention over a plain-text experience.

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Forrester Webinar: The New Role of Recruiters in Talent Acquisition

SmashFly

Just as the internet, social media, reviews and mobile changed the way we shop for products and services, they’ve also changed the way candidates “shop” for jobs. Continue Reading → The post Forrester Webinar: The New Role of Recruiters in Talent Acquisition appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Here are five New Year’s resolutions that every recruiter should make this year. Embrace social and mobile recruiting. You’ve heard about the importance of social and mobile recruiting, and you’ve been meaning to ramp up your tactics, but…no more excuses! Your first recruiting resolution of 2016 should be to create or enhance your social and mobile recruiting strategies. Let’s talk about mobile recruiting first.

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.

4 Trends To Lookout For In The Staffing Industry In 2020

AkkenCloud

When you look at the recruiting industry, you will see that it is constantly evolving. The needs of the candidates and even the clients really do need to be taken into account by recruiters as this is the best way for them to stay relevant. 1) Social Media Recruiting.

Become an Engaged Employer at Newton’s September Bootcamp

Newton Software

In our previous blog post, we discussed the evolution of the job seeker into the modern, “ connected candidate.” In stark contrast to job seekers of the past, connected candidates have become empowered through a wave of technological innovations. No longer at the mercy of employers, these candidates now control the job search, which is carried out through several platforms and channels. This is where “ candidate experience ” comes in. Mobile Apply.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. Last week , LinkedIn gave us 9 key stats to help us provide a great candidate experience. While compensation naturally plays a role, the leadership of the company and work-life balance are all VERY important to today’s candidates. Take advantage of ANY commonalities you share with the candidate. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting.

Is Your Job Application Process Turning Off Top Talent?

Recruiting Daily

Maybe it’s because you thought your job ad was killer but you’re not getting the hoards of candidates you thought you be by now. The first thing you need to know (if you did’t already) is that today’s job market is a candidate driven one and the quality of their application experience can and will influence their perception of the company they’re dealing with. In the past, the application process has always favored recruiters and employers. Go Mobile.

HR Check In: Why Your Company Needs to Invest in HR Tech

Jibe

The 4 Things You Need to Know for a Better Candidate Experience (Undercover Recruiter). In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 82 percent of employers replied that they thought there was little to no impact on the company when a candidate had a bad experience in the hiring process. This couldn’t be farther from the truth—in reality 69 percent of job seekers say they are less likely to buy from a company that they had a bad experience with in the hiring process.

5 Ways For Recruiters To Stay on Top of Their Game

Social Talent

In order to be a good recruiter, you really have to be a master multi-tasker. When you’re not spending your time screening candidates, you’re probably writing up a job ad for a new req, sending out a bunch of personalised InMails to potential candidates, scheduling an interview with a candidate that just called you back, making sure that the new hire that starts on Monday will have everything he/she needs…is your head spinning yet?!

The Top 10 Problems TA Leaders Tell Me About

Ongig

They worry that their JDs are: Written with “internal speak” — E.g. They use terminology that their internal team understands but that candidates might be confused by. Not persuasive — E.g. The copy does not give a compelling reason for the candidate to consider the opportunity. Create new videos and other media. Be more active on social media. Examples: Consulting companies need more Cloud-savvy candidates. 5) Candidate Experience.

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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.

2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition

Yello

01/03/2018 // By deanna kane // Candidate experience. Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? This recruiting checklist will help you re-focus your recruitment marketing efforts, improve your company’s candidate experience and make top talent actively pursue your brand. Re-engage Passive Candidates. Recruiting checklist pro tip: Develop a re-engagement plan that will keep your company top of mind.

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

SmashFly

Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “ Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level. The report is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

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.