Candidate Experience for Dummies.

Recruiting Daily

Everyone seems to be talking about candidate experience these days, and the noise surrounding this perennial talent trending topic has become deafening, even though most of that banter ultimately falls on deaf ears throughout the recruiting universe. After all, I’m not sure anyone’s really an “expert” on candidate experience, but I’m damn sure that I’m by no means any sort of definitive authority on this subject.

The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

With hundreds of employers voluntarily subjecting their hiring process to the intense scrutiny involved in being adjudicated by nearly 95,000 applicant responses, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards did more than just open the recruiting books up at some of the world’s biggest brands. 10 Candidate Experience Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know. For job seekers, search is clearly beating the pants off social.

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Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

You put your address in, you pull a s**t site out, you squeeze and pinch the screen, and turn it all about. People use mobile for convenience, but for some reason, even in 2015, it’s often still a big pain in the ass, particularly since a surprising amount of sites seem to think “responsive design” means creating such a poor user experience that you can’t help but respond by being pretty pissed off and frustrated. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now?

EVENT: Talent Board Candidate Experience Workshop - San Francisco

Entelo

Entelo is excited to sponsor the next Talent Board Candidate Experience Half-Day Workshop in San Francisco this Thursday, February 27th from 1-4pm. HR and Recruiting professionals join us for a candidate experience workshop, with networking beginning at 12:30 pm.

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.

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018

SmartRecruiters

Recruiters and TA professionals gathered for the second day of SRD18 to share insights, network, and beef up their recruiting toolboxes—here’s what we walked away with. asked Anna Ott and Robindro Ullah as they welcomed audiences to the main stage of the Ellington Hotel in Berlin for the final day of Social Recruiting Days 2018. For those who were unable to attend the conference, here are five of our biggest takeaways from Social Recruiting Days 2018.

Social Recruiting and the Metrics that Count

Breezy HR

With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates. There are standard metrics for determining the return on investment for recruiting. With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidatessocial profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: Screening goes both ways.

2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media

HireRight

When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. That’s changed quite a bit, as we’ve seen in HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that.

3 Talent Acquisition Trends You Need To Know In 2016

Proactive Talent

With 76% of the online population now on social media, it has never been easier to find and source candidates online. However, the social web has also made recruiting more complex as candidates are becoming more segmented across the web. With so many organizations jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon, it’s becoming harder to get a response from top candidates since it's likely they are not actively looking or are being contacted by other companies too.

How to recruit on YouTube

Workable

For recruiters who want to expand their sourcing techniques, YouTube is a channel worth exploring. Here’s a guide to recruiting on YouTube: How to get started with YouTube recruitment. You are now ready to start creating content to attract potential candidates on YouTube. Capture a day in the life of employees to help candidates picture themselves on your team. Candidates want to hear from them first hand about what working at your company is like.

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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].

Best Practices for Social Media Use in Recruiting and Hiring [Infographic]

HireRight

During the ten years HireRight has conducted its annual Benchmark Reports, social media became not only a communication phenomenon but a useful tool in sourcing talent. And as we found in our recently-published 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, surveying thousands of HR professionals, it’s become virtually indispensable for recruiters, hiring managers as well as job candidates.

Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

Recruiting Daily

I’m pretty much a fan of everything in his songbook, but the one song that stays with me, even after all these years, and really resonates with me as a recruiting professional – and one that perfectly describes my personal approach with a sentiment that, for some reason, most recruiters don’t seem to get – is his classic, “ A Matter of Trust.”. What Trust Really Means in Recruiting. Recruiting runs on relationships, and relationships rely exclusively on trust.

Building a Productive Candidate Pipeline The Five Best Ways to Always Be Recruiting

Visibility Software Recruiting

The same study, the Conference Board, also found that 82% of companies don’t believe they recruit highly talented people, and for companies that do, only 7% think they can keep them. In this climate, if you only start your recruiting activities once a vacancy emerges, you will lose the talent battle. Companies must build recruitment activities into their daily agenda, whether they are hiring right now or not. In short, you need to always be recruiting.

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.

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that too often entail more work than the actual job to which they’re applying. Consider these job seeker tips from a post entitled “ 12 Tricks for Completing An Online Application ,” one of a litany of articles with advice that, from a recruiter’s perspective, seems a bit specious – after all, if your online application process requires “tricks” to work, then you’re pretty obviously screwed.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

But what these stats do show is that, if you want to attract and hire top talent more efficiently, you need to diversify your recruiting strategy and go beyond job postings. Let’s take a look at a few more reasons why a job posting shouldn’t be your sole recruiting tactic: Reason #1: Job Posting Is A Passive Strategy No, I don't mean a strategy that attracts passive candidates. Keep in mind that this 30% accounts for under and unqualified candidates as well.

Building a Productive Candidate Pipeline The Five Best Ways to Always Be Recruiting

Visibility Software Recruiting

The same study, the Conference Board, also found that 82% of companies don’t believe they recruit highly talented people, and for companies that do, only 7% think they can keep them. In this climate, if you only start your recruiting activities once a vacancy emerges, you will lose the talent battle. Companies must build recruitment activities into their daily agenda, whether they are hiring right now or not. In short, you need to always be recruiting.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape all the coverage recently devoted to the launch of the new social platform and crusading startup, Ello , a new site that’s positioning itself as a simple, ad-free alternative to Facebook – the “anti-Facebook,” as it were. Or is it the start of something bigger in social?

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, you know what I’m talking about. Of course, then you go to a search engine or social network , and you’re served up display ads from the exact same vendors you were shirking touting the exact same call to action you ignored in the first place. 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. Recruiters, meet inbound marketing.

7 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment

Social Talent

It’s an extremely simple tool, which is probably the reason it’s so overlooked by people in search of a more elaborate word processing experience. But Notepad, simple as it may be, is actually an incredibly useful little tool for recruiters. And for more information on exactly how you should be writing Boolean strings in Notepad or TextEdit, see our Black Belt in Internet Recruitment online training course. We’re recruiters. Notepad.

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The Robots Are Coming…Slowly

The Whiteboard

To summarise in true Whiteboard fashion, candidates in the most part, aren’t really digging Recruitment Tech. They’ll apply to a job posted via social media, but that’s where engagement trails off, with only 9% of Australians having completed a video interview. Even the number of Aussies applying to “social media job ads” (whatever that actually means), is 8% less than the global average.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Hired says it screens job candidates through a rigorous process combining algorithms and human curation, so employers don’t need to sift through a giant pile of résumés. Candidates are then wooed by the companies with “reverse cover letters,” they get transparency into compensation and they receive a $2,000 bonus from Hired if they accept a job. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself). Social media recruiting.

What’s Next for the Recruiting Industry? Conversational Recruiting

Jobvite

We’ve seen it happen time and again – there’s an innovation in the world of sales and marketing; and not long after, we see a similar approach make its way into recruiting. In 2011, there was Social recruiting , inspired by social selling and the impact of social media on how we market and sell. Then, In 2014, Recruitment Marketing made its debut, with a focus on talent pools, as inspired by marketing automation and the impact of CRMs on marketing and sales.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

The More Recruiting Changes, The More It Stays The Same.

Recruiting Daily

And so it goes in recruiting, too. Even with the technological advancements in recruiting today, they still haven’t eliminated the old ways – or rendered the talent Luddites obsolete. It’s just that sometimes, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that as much as recruiting has changed over the years, the fundamentals remain the same. Mark O’Brian’s Three Rules for Recruiting. Not just the manager, but the candidate too.

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.

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.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders. What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? The pressure for greater productivity and efficiency in recruiting continues to grow.

This Is What You Need To Have On Your Hiring Checklist This Year

Spark Hire

Undoubtedly, a good portion of this past year was spent advertising job openings, screening applicants, and interviewing hundreds of candidates. In fact, a 2015 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 48 percent of CEOs say their companies have lost money because their recruitment process is inefficient. The first thing any recruiter should include on their checklist is understanding the needs of the company they’re hiring for. Are they on social media?

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. Sourcing is no exception – and for those who are just starting out in sourcing, or looking to build out their recruiting capabilities, playing the part means sounding somewhat convincing when speaking with customers, clients, and colleagues.

Moments, Memories and Milestones from #SHRM13

Stacy Zapar

15,000 HR and Recruiting professionals descended upon the beautiful city of Chicago for several days of fun-filled learning and networking. Dorming with the gang at the SHRM Social House sponsored by Dice. Getting to see a live demo of Dice’s very cool Open Web recruiting tool. It integrates social beautifully and I’m impressed with what it can do to identify passive candidates. Definitely check it out if you’re a recruiter!

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Using A Visual Medium To Enhance The Recruiting Process

Recruit CRM

Using the visual medium as a part of the social recruitment process was already present but it's even more in fashion owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. All in all, now the question is how would you use visuals in your recruitment method? How does the candidate sound and show up?

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Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Reveals Fierce Competition, Evolving Strategies

Jobvite

In the 9th Recruiter Nation Report (Formerly Called the Social Recruiting Survey), 69% of Recruiters Report Increased Hiring in the Last Year, With 95% Expecting Similar or Increased Competition Over the Next Year. SAN MATEO, CA –(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Jobvite ( www.jobvite.com ), the leading recruiting platform for growing companies, today announced the results of its ninth annual survey of recruiting professionals.

Friend or Foe: The Hiring Manager Conundrum

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, similarly, lead a lonely existence as an intermediary between the often competing interests of hiring managers and candidates, a thankless job that’s a lot like being an offensive lineman in football – you only get noticed when you screw up. Just like having to manage often unmanageable hiring managers , who remain perhaps the biggest thorn in the side of most recruiters – and often the biggest obstacle in an already labyrinthian recruiting process.

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.

Risky Business: Why You Should Own Your Own Recruiting Data.

Recruiting Daily

Over the years, I’ve often written about my experiences as a lifetime recruiter. Now, I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the key to good recruiting is having a good database. Even the most rudimentary legacy systems unilaterally have the ability to instantaneously retrieve a candidate’s resume, application history and contact information. This, folks, was what social recruiting was like in the 1980s, and somehow it worked.

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2020 Rewind: The HR trends that defined the year

MyRecruitmentPlus

Let’s discuss which HR and recruitment trends were most prevalent this year! Video interviews as the go-to candidate screening tool. Remote working has led to a consequential shift towards virtual recruitment. A focus on candidate experience with the help of modern-tech.

2020 Rewind: The HR trends that defined the year

MyRecruitmentPlus

Let’s discuss which HR and recruitment trends were most prevalent this year! Video interviews as the go-to candidate screening tool. Remote working has led to a consequential shift towards virtual recruitment. A focus on candidate experience with the help of modern-tech.