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.

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

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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.

Mobile Recruiting: The Secret Weapon to Attracting and Retaining Candidates

Speaker: Dana Kopp, Talent Acquisition Manager of Operations at thredUP

Candidates are always on the go, so are we really going to get a response from them through email? By creating a mobile recruiting strategy at your organization, you will be able to reach, hire, and onboard candidates faster. Join thredUp's Operations Recruiting Manager Dana Kopp to learn how to build a mobile recruiting program into your existing workflow and talent acquisition strategy.

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. Claire Schooley, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, will share her thoughts in an upcoming webinar on how the talent acquisition market has taken a 180-degree turn over the.

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.

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

Social Talent

Building a great employer brand can be challenging for some companies, but successfully doing so can enhance a company’s ability to attract, retain and motivate talented individuals. 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. Not Optimising for Mobile.

3 Steps To Mobile-Friendly Talent Acquisition

Montage

Mobile makes it easy for job seekers to connect with potential employers in a way they are comfortable. Meeting candidates where they are – on mobile devices – is fast becoming a minimum requirement just to be on the field in the war for talent. Keeping up with new recruiting technology is a challenge for many TA teams. Mobile recruiting is no different. Candidate Experience mobile recruitment budget

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.

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.

Talent Acquisition and Millennials

Brandon Hall

Are employers adapting their talent acquisition strategies to win the war for talent among Millennials (ages 16 to 33)? Amid a struggle to attract high-quality talent, many employers are not even focusing on recruiting from this population. The Yin and Yang of Recruiting Millennials. Almost all organizations surveyed (98%) in our two talent acquisition studies this year have hired millennial talent. Missing with Mobile.

Mobile Recruitment: A Retailer’s Best Friend

SmartRecruiters

While other areas of the business are quick to adopt mobile, talent acquisition is still far behind. In fact, according to research conducted by The Talent Board this year, only 13% of candidates apply for a job through a mobile device. By ignoring mobile, companies are missing a tremendous opportunity to attract and hire talent. The entire experience is uncomfortable and impersonal. In retail, mobile recruitment is a win-win.

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.

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? We have rounded up the top low or no-cost options to ensure the best talent looks at your company before the competition. 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. Talent Pipeline.

Talent Acquisition: 5 Recruiting trends that would revolutionize 2020

Pragna Technologies

Whether you are a startup or a well-established organization, having a powerful talent acquiring strategy and superb brand ambassadors will assist you attract the greatest talent to your organization. Getting candidates to land and stay on your career page can be difficult.

Free HR.com Webinar | The Candidate Experience and You | Feb 19

Recruiting Toolbox

The experience that your candidates have with your process can have a direct impact on not only your employment brand, but even your company’s bottom line. Historically, organizations have built their employment processes to meet their own needs rather than the needs of their candidates. After years of an over-reliance on technology and overall neglect, the Candidate Experience is being evaluated and scrutinized as never before.

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?

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

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.

Frictionless Mobile Recruiting

Jobvite

Mobile devices have displaced the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. As early as 2012, 80% of people didn’t leave home without their mobile device according to a research report from Google. Mobility—in all its various forms—has transformed how we interact with each other and the digital world. For those of us in the talent acquisition space the rise of mobile is driving the need for a mobile-friendly candidate experience.

2017 Recruiting Checklist For Directors of Talent Acquisition

Yello

07/27/2017 // By deanna kane // Candidate experience. Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? We have rounded up the top low or no-cost options to ensure the best talent looks at your company before the competition. 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. Talent Pipeline.

Frictionless Mobile Recruiting

Jobvite

Mobile devices have displaced the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. As early as 2012, 80% of people didn’t leave home without their mobile device according to a research report from Google. Mobility—in all its various forms—has transformed how we interact with each other and the digital world. For those of us in the talent acquisition space the rise of mobile is driving the need for a mobile-friendly candidate experience.

Video Interviewing Isn’t A Magic Recruiting Cure All – Things To Think About Before You Invest

Fistful of Talent

Video Interviewing has been a go-to recruiting solution in 2020 for 1000 different reasons. Video interviewing has both advantages and disadvantages but is a solid way to create new interviewing efficiencies and improve candidate experiences. Recruiting Process use of video

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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.

Compliance is not the enemy of candidate experience

IBM

The word “compliance” sends shivers down many recruiters’ spines, conjuring up images of road blocks, swampy marshes and red tape. They fear that compliance will mean the death of a positive candidate experience. As the webcast “ Candidate Experience & Compliance ” makes clear, however, this doesn’t have to be the case. Takeaway #1: It’s a candidate’s world. 90% of recruiters believe they are operating in a candidate-driven market 1.

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. Source: LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2015. A Customer Experience Mindset.

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This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

If you’re like most in the talent acquisition biz, you’re probably feeling the squeeze of this historically tight labor market. 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. Have you heard?

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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Talent Acquisition: 5 Recruiting trends that would revolutionize 2020

Recruiting Blogs

Whether you are a startup or a well-established organization, having a powerful talent acquiring strategy and superb brand ambassadors will assist you attract the greatest talent to your organization. Getting candidates to land and stay on your career page can be difficult.

My Candidates Don’t Want Me to Text Message Them!

Fistful of Talent

I was speaking to a group of HR pros and leaders recently and this 50-ish-year-old guy says this to me, “Tim, I hear you telling everyone we should be texting candidates, but my candidates don’t want me to text them!” What I really say: “If you are in talent acquisition today and you are not texting candidates, you should be fired!” FOT Note: We here at FOT like to think we get talent and HR at a different level.

Getting Started with Mobile Recruiting

Jobvite

Competition for top quality talent is tough, and if you’re going to win, you need to provide a great candidate experience. Increasingly, that means you must offer a high quality and highly functional mobile recruiting experience. We know that candidates are searching for career information via their smartphones, but many are turned off by a poor experience, or if they can’t apply for positions from their mobile device.

Blind Recruitment – The Way to Overcoming Bias in Hiring?

HireRight

Uglier still even when applied – even unconsciously – by a human resources professional considering a candidate for a job. The post Blind Recruitment – The Way to Overcoming Bias in Hiring? Recruiting applicant experience applicant tracking system ats candidate experience hiring mobile recruiting recruit recruiter recruiting recruiting questions recruiting software recruiting solutions recruiting tip recruitment social recruiting talent acquisition

Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered

SmashFly

We recently sponsored a webinar with Brandon Hall Group on the “5 Key Components of High Performance Recruitment Marketing,” led by host Kyle Lagunas and our tremendous guests Marvin Smith from Lockheed Martin and Troy Heinritz from CDW. Continue Reading → The post Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

Top 10 Posts from the SmashFly Blog in 2014!

SmashFly

It’s a great way to begin planning our content calendar for the next year with the biggest hot-button issues facing talent acquisition organizations. 3 Key Audiences for Communication in the Candidate Experience. The Candidate Experience is becoming incredibly important not only to attract, convert and sell qualified candidates but to improve your relationships with your customers. Forward Thinking Recruiting Trends for 2014.

SmashFly 2015 Recruitment Marketing Report Card: How Does Your Organization Compare?

SmashFly

Recruiters understand that the talent acquisition universe has changed. Candidates have more choices than ever before. The result is a shift in control to candidates: they are the new consumers, Continue Reading → The post SmashFly 2015 Recruitment Marketing Report Card: How Does Your Organization Compare? The labor market has improved, unemployment is at a seven-year low and it’s taking 8% longer and costing 7% more to hire, according to Bersin.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.11.15 to 4.17.15

SmashFly

Here’s our weekly feature in which we share our favorite articles about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about candidate experience, Mobilegeddon, recruiting content and getting a new job. First, two of our other top items this week: Content of the Week: Game of Thrones & Talent Acquisition Tech: Who Can.

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.

Recruit Forward: 5 Types of Mobile Candidates You’re (Probably) Missing Out On

Jibe

Candidate expectations are moving faster than candidate experience. Although the number of smartphone users continues to rise sharply around the world, many employers are still offering the same outdated mobile recruiting experience job seekers have been complaining about for years. There was a time when mobile recruiting was considered a nice-to-have, but that time has come and gone.

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