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

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.

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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.

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 “ . Candidates want to know the exact role of the job.

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.

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.

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. What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015? Here are my three suggestions for 2015: 1. Mobile Recruiting. Linkedin Twitter.

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.

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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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.

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. Candidate expectations are higher than ever before.

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.

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.

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.

Speak Now: How Voice Search Will Change the World of Job Search and Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

Even venerable Microsoft has gotten into the act with its Cortana platform, making it a native feature of every Windows 10 instance, mobile or otherwise. Siri and the Future of Job Searching: Why Voice Search Matters for Recruiting and Hiring. 3 Voice Driven Job Search Tips Every Recruiting and HR Pro Should Know. So if your prospects are going to be using voice commands to job hunt (and they will), what does that mean for recruiters?

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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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 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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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.

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.

Get Proactive: 5 Tips for Recruiting Beyond the Job Posting

Jibe

According to the MRINetwork 2016 Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study , the majority of both recruiters and candidates indicated that we are in a candidate-driven job market, meaning that more roles are open than there are qualified candidates. Quality job seekers have an abundance of opportunities in the current market, and are using this to drive the recruiting process in their favor. However, candidates are looking for some key features.

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Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why Changing Your ATS Won’t Solve Your Recruiting Problems.

Recruiting Daily

For the staffing industry, the applicant tracking system (ATS) seems to be taking on that role as recruiting challenges grow and results disappoint. Why aren’t our candidates being selected? Why aren’t candidates saying yes to the roles we offer? At the staffing and recruiting industry conferences I have attended in recent weeks, a solid majority of the staffing business owners and leaders I speak with are looking to change their ATS in the near future.

Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

SmashFly

On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. Career Sites are no longer (or should no longer) be static job pages linked together by a single homepage but really act as your recruiting hub for engaging and interfacing with candidates about your company and employment opportunities. In what way should candidates consume the information on the career site?

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.

65% Will Rarely Return to Job After Failing to Apply On Mobile

CareerBuilder

As we’ve mentioned before, if you ask a candidate and an employer what the ideal application looks like, whether jobs should be mobile-optimized, or many other questions about the candidate experience overall, you’re likely to get very different responses. Today’s employers need to clearly understand what candidates want and where they’re coming from in the application process in order to successfully attract them to their open positions.

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.

4 Innovative Practices For Recruiting For Financial Services

Ideal

A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report founds disruptive new technology, evolving customer expectations, and changing regulations are all affecting the ability of financial services to recruit the right talent for their firms. The new highly specialized skills coupled with the requirement of diverse candidates has made the task of recruiting for financial services more challenging. Using recruiting software. Recruiting on social media.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. The first reason is that this boosts the returns you get from every other recruiting activity you undertake.

Recruitment trends: 10 experts share what’s in store for 2020

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. In-House Recruitment Software.

HR and the Holidays: What’s Up in Recruiting in 2014

Recruiterbox

The entire landscape of recruiting has made some huge changes over the last decade that have morphed recruiting into a totally different position than it used to be. The recruiting technologies industry is experiencing a boom right now, and we’re excited to be a part of it. Mobile Recruiting. In what has actually been a very short time, mobile recruiting has gained a lot of ground. Recruitment Marketing.

Podcasts to listen to: The most helpful 6 for recruiters

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software Login Get a Demo Applicant Tracking System Much more than an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), JobAdder helps agencies from startups to multi national enterprises make more placements. Recruitment CRM Stronger relationships lead to better outcomes. Temp & Contract Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS Add SMS to your communication toolkit to increase your response rate.

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You Asked, We Answered: 7 Questions Recruiters Have About Career Sites

Jibe

It wasn’t always the case that these recruiting assets were so high on the priority list, but things (especially on the candidate side of the equation) have changed drastically in a short period of time. Now, career sites are perhaps the most crucial stop on the candidate journey. And those employers that have taken the time to improve theirs are starting to reap the benefits from mobile recruiting, SEO, employer branding, candidate experience, and more.

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HR Tech Conference 2018 Recap: Most Valuable Tweets

Ongig

Employee Experience & Engagement. Candidate Experience. Recruitment Marketing & Content. Employee Experience and Engagement. Employers need to empower all employees to be content creators, recruiters and sales people. Make employee experiences special and fleeting. Employee Experience platforms may prove to be the way the multitude of technologies and data become usable for employees. Candidate Experience.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. The first reason is that this boosts the returns you get from every other recruiting activity you undertake.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

Recruiting Trends You (Seriously) Must Know About in 2016 — December 2015 Roundup

Spark Hire

While many recruiters are in the evaluation phase of their 2015 recruitment efforts, there are some exciting trends to look forward to in the new year. As you prepare to enhance your recruitment strategy in 2016, there are a few key insights that can take your efforts to another level. The Talent War is Coming: Candidates Have All the Power. UK #Recruiting Predictions for 2016 via @RecruitmentBuzz Click To Tweet. Optimize candidate experience.

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Want qualified candidates? Consider niche job posting sites as part of your recruitment mix

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. Advanced search technology to surface top candidates & maximise your existing database. In-House Recruitment Software. Recruitment Management System. Want qualified candidates? August 16th, 2019, Recruitment.

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.