SmashFly Technologies + Proactive Talent = Technology + Strategy

Proactive Talent

Check out the post below by SmashFly's Director of Business Development, Lynne Foster, announcing our partnership. You can also read the original post on the SmashFly blog. Even better, I get to help SmashFly partner with these super smart companies and people ― from other technology vendors like HireVue to candidate-facing brands like Glassdoor and The Muse. Professionally, he is bold, modern, intelligent and disruptive (which speaks to SmashFly’s heart!).

Q&A with Chief Product Officer: SmashFly’s New Referral Feature

SmashFly

Most in talent acquisition would agree that employee referrals are the most valuable external candidates their teams can get. Respondents in a recent SmashFly survey confirmed that notion: Referrals were ranked the highest quality candidate from more than 10 sources. Continue Reading → The post Q&A with Chief Product Officer: SmashFly’s New Referral Feature appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

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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.

4 Essential Data Points to Creating a Personalized Candidate Experience

SmashFly

Personalization is more than opening an email with the candidate’s name; it’s more than featuring some custom job alerts on your career site. The post 4 Essential Data Points to Creating a Personalized Candidate Experience appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience amazon candidate personas personalization personalized candidate experience source of influence

The Buyer / Seller dynamic and how it affects Candidate Experience

SmashFly

This post was influenced in part by SmashFly CEO Mike Hennessy’s presentation at the HR Technology Conference. When I started at SmashFly and began building relationships in the HCM space, Twitter was my best friend. Most consumers utilize more sources of information when making a decision than they have before. We are also using from multiple sources and sites and this is where user generated content comes in. And the same is true in the candidate experience.

No Quick Fix: Why HR Technology Can’t Fix A Broken Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

There are a ton of tools out there that purport to be some kind of silver bullet for candidate experience. From enterprise platforms to point solutions, the concept of “candidate experience” has become increasingly commoditized, an organizational imperative reduced to a software sales pitch. If you can’t get these aligned, then there’s no tech on earth that can fix what’s really broken with your candidate experience.

Questions Answered: Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition with @GDforEmployers and @SmashFly

SmashFly

It turned out to be a tremendous discussion on the relationship between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing, as well as key trends occurring today in the candidate experience and with recruiting analytics. Q: How do you manage the “employee opinions” so that a candidate would be positively influenced by what he/she sees. If candidates only see overly positive reviews they probably will get a little skeptical and will see it as inauthentic.

There Is No Single Source of Hire

SmashFly

Source of hire is an important measure for organizations to understand how their efforts to attract candidates ultimately impact the bottom line in terms of qualified hires. Accurately tracked and measured, source of hire provides insight into how best to spend your finite recruiting budget and recruiters’ time. Continue Reading → The post There Is No Single Source of Hire appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar appeared first on SmashFly Blog. 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

Moving From Transaction to Relationship in Talent Acquisition: Funnel vs. Infinity Loop

SmashFly

The post Moving From Transaction to Relationship in Talent Acquisition: Funnel vs. Infinity Loop appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Recruitment Marketing Sourcing Talent Acquisition Talent Pipelines candidate relationship management sourcing talent engagement strategiesI have a new lens for thinking about the process of talent acquisition. It centers around the idea that we need to show our process as an infinity.

Evaluate Your Recruiting Software with More Than Just a Checklist

SmashFly

The post Evaluate Your Recruiting Software with More Than Just a Checklist appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruiting Technology candidate experience candidate journey Career Site job marketing personalized candidate experience recruiting automation recruiting software recruitment technology source of hire source of influence talent acquisitionI love a good checklist.

When Did Referrals Stop Being Real Recommendations?

SmashFly

This post was inspired by the new Referrals solution available in SmashFly 15, which you can read about here. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” appeared first on SmashFly Blog. ATS Candidate Experience Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing Talent Acquisition employee referrals referral programs smashfly 15Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting.

11 Ways Your Team Can Start Recruitment Marketing NOW

SmashFly

A candidate’s decision to take their career to your organization can involve as many as 12 touch points with your employer brand―from your career site to social media to a referral to an email. Continue Reading → The post 11 Ways Your Team Can Start Recruitment Marketing NOW appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Ways Sprint Shakes Up Recruiting Landing Pages

SmashFly

Visual and candidate-facing, career sites are one of the most tangible indicators of a mature recruitment marketing strategy. A great career site informs candidates about your jobs while. The post 5 Ways Sprint Shakes Up Recruiting Landing Pages appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Talent Pipelines career site experience customer story sourcing strategies sprint

What is Mobile Talent Sourcing?

Boolean Strings

While we see an occasional post about obtaining a list of conference attendees from an app, I don’t think “mobile sourcing” has gotten the attention it deserves. Mobile Recruiting has a great quick definition in a Smashfly post : “ Deliver a mobile-responsive candidate experience, leverage SMS campaigns and capture leads from mobile devices at events.

Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post Your Questions on Recruitment Marketing: Answered appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Content Marketing Employer Brand Inbound Marketing LinkedIn Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Marketing Platform Social Recruiting Source of Influence Talent Acquisition candidate experience Mobile Recruiting Recruitment Analytics recruitment marketing social recruiting undefined

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.13.14 to 12.19.14

SmashFly

Happy Holidays: Have a Smashing 2015 from the SmashFly Team! Rocking @GoogleHangout for the @smashfly virtual holiday party. Love my @smashfly family! The Power Has Shifted to the Candidate, So Current Recruiting Practices Will Stop Working by Dr. John Sullivan ( @DrJohnSullivan ). The right level of snark from Matt on the importance of bringing mobile into your talent acquisition strategy and ensuring a good candidate experience on this platform.

When You Name the Wrong Miss Universe … (I Mean Candidate)

SmashFly

Photo Source: Buzzfeed It was the mistake heard round the world―literally. Continue Reading → The post When You Name the Wrong Miss Universe … (I Mean Candidate) appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Recruitment MarketingOn Sunday night, host Steve Harvey announced the winner of the 2016 Miss Universe competition: Miss Colombia! Applause! Crowning! Closed-hand waving! Flowers!

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

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. Whether that’s the AdWords served up in the results of the 85% of job searches that start with a search engine, or an automated job alert feed of irrelevant results sent straight to their inbox, candidates won’t respond to any call to action if it’s not compelling enough to do so in the first place.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.18.14 – 10.24.14

SmashFly

This week we’ll be covering Recruitment marketing as an emerging category, the candidate experience, silver medalists, HR’s evolution and sourcing. Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Webinar by Jim Stroud: The Future of Sourcing: How to Leverage Tools, Talent and Technology. Candidate Experience: Rage Against the Machines by Matt Charney ( @MattCharney ).

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.24.15 to 1.30.15

SmashFly

This week we’ll be covering the candidate experience, what it means to be a recruiter, social sourcing and the future of the global workforce. Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Blog: The NEW Candidate Experience Journey [Infographic]. RT @smashfly : Our latest infographic, "The NEW Candidate Experience Journey": [link] pic.twitter.com/MFP4l6fucI.

Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

SmashFly

We have written over 700 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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?

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

21% of Millennials said that the reason they left their last job was to try out a new industry , so it’s important for recruiters to consider candidates who may be coming from outside the industry they’re hiring. Strategic partnerships outside of recruiting that can help you sell and close candidates. The candidate will feel flattered and want to learn more. If you can get one of their connections to send an inMail to the candidate, even better.

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

SmashFly

Here’s a snapshot along with my key takeaways: Content Marketing – If you just promote jobs, candidates may lose interest. Relevant content is what helps build and nurture lasting relationships and ultimately inspires candidates to apply for or share open jobs. Highlight the people that candidates would be working with and bring their stories and the employer brand to life. Define and articulate your unique EVP and show the kind of work that will impact a candidate’s career.

The Top 12 Career Site Self-Service Tools

Ongig

Source-tracking analytics including apply rates. Your TalentBrew Career Site is the nucleus of your engagement strategy – filled with insights that captivate and inspire candidates to act. Sub-Headline: Attract and engage candidates with personalized job recommendations and content.

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Recruitment Marketing Platforms 101: What you need to know

Rally Recruitment Marketing

The best job listing in the world isn’t worth a thing if you can’t get it in front of the right candidates. The tools and analytics provided by a Recruitment Marketing Platform (RMP) can not only help you better attract and recruit talent, it can better measure the effectiveness of your sources and channels so that you can make data-informed decisions about your Recruitment Marketing strategies and budget. SmashFly.

Hiring, Solved: Why Every Sourcer Should Be Using A Recruiting CRM

Recruiting Daily

There are literally dozens of new recruiting focused candidate relationship management point solutions and SaaS suites flooding the market, but despite their efforts to make their offering stand out or seem special, there’s never really anything that’s particularly great (or unique) about any entrants in this category, really. You’ve made the time and resource investment in attending – and it’s paid off with a pool of potential candidates.

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Top 4 Recruiting Metrics to Use in 2017

Proactive Talent

By giving your recruiting program a data-focused approach you will be able to understand candidates, both active and passive much better. Using data and analytics will allow you to better understand which channels to recruit on, how to identify which passive candidates are best to target, and a whole host of other things. There are a few pieces of information you'll want when it comes to understanding the source of hire: 1. How many applicants came from each source 2.

Part 4: Why Nurture Doesn’t Stop at Apply

Glassdoor for Employers

Note : In partnership with SmashFly , this series covers key elements and examples of nurture in a recruitment marketing strategy. Check out parts one , two and three in the series, and stay tuned for part five on the SmashFly blog next week. You’ve done it—you’ve worked long and hard to nurture a candidate, and you’ve successfully gotten them to apply. Think of every candidate as a customer and your organization as the product or service.

Part 1: How to Turn Passive Leads into Hires

Glassdoor for Employers

This series is a partnership with SmashFly covering the key elements and examples of nurture in a recruitment marketing strategy. Look for Part 2 and 3 on the SmashFly blog! Nurturing strategies allow talent acquisition teams to generate interested leads who will apply for the right opportunities and ensures a positive candidate experience at every step of the journey. The reason recruitment marketing is so important is because candidates are just like consumers.

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

Ongig

Employee Experience. Candidate Experience. 15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality. 6 Questions You Should Ask a Candidate’s References. Candidate Experience. Candidate Experience. Candidate Experience. Sourcing.

The Top 20 Recruitment Advertising Agencies

Ongig

Sub-Headline: With TalentBrew, our recruitment marketing software platform, that predicts, personalizes and influences the candidate experience to help you build and retain the right talent. Headline: We Optimize Candidate Attraction Through Storytelling, Technology & Strategy.

Talent Acquisition Software: An Overview Of The Latest Innovations

Ideal

Talent acquisition software are tools used by recruiters, talent acquisition professionals, and hiring managers to streamline or automate their workflow including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and onboarding. Talent acquisition software is designed to support a variety of recruiting functions including sourcing, selecting, engaging, and onboarding. Sourcing. Sourcing involves finding candidates with qualifications that match the job requirements.

The Best Recruiting Software of 2018

Entelo

Sourcing. Sourcing technologies automate the process of identifying and engaging with passive candidates. These technologies leverage AI and predictive analytics to aggregate and analyze data about candidates’ skills and experience, then match them to job opportunities. These solutions also automate candidate outreach and follow-up to increase engagement. Candidate Screening and Experience. Candidate Rediscovery and Ranking.

Musings and Observations from #HRTechConf 2014

SmashFly

I’m incredibly bullish that his ideas around recruitment automation and inbound sourcing and how organizations can use marketing strategies to better find, attract and nurture the right talent. Marvin Smith at Lockheed Martin always provides great insight on what’s on the forward edge of recruiting / sourcing and the technology that helps power it. More research that I’m incredibly excited for is around the Candidate Experience Awards.

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How to Make a Strong AI in Recruiting Business Case

AllyO

Tracey has extensive experience in talent strategy, social recruiting and marketing, thought leadership, brand development and consulting at companies like SmashFly, TMP Worldwide, and her own startup, CredHive. What is delivering the highest source of quality?

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.31.15 to 2.6.15

SmashFly

Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Blog: There is NO Single Source of Hire. I love this infographic from @smashfly on the candidate experience! Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends.

The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018

Ongig

SmashFly. CRI (Candidate Resources). The main benefit of a best-of-breed ATS is that you can more easily add 3rd party software applications (video interviewing, sourcing, credit checks, etc.). The ATS — The candidate needs to be tracked until they are hired. Ongig solutions include Branded Candidate Experience, Text Analyzer (including diversity), Job Description Rewriting and Custom Videos.

5 reasons why it’s hard to solve the recruiting tools conundrum

Great Hires

Why do enterprises only leverage a fraction of the excellent offerings on the market to optimize the full hiring and candidate experience? For nearly every company the ATS is the central database for all job and candidate information. Nearly every significant task for sourcing or selection uses information from the ATS database as the content source. There are hundreds (if not thousands ) of recruiting tools to help improve the end-to-end recruiting process.

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Infographic: Recruiting Automation Landscape

Entelo

The graphic below gives you a clear picture of the recruiting automation software market and all the tools available: Sourcing. Sourcing technologies automate the process of identifying and engaging with passive candidates. These companies leverage cutting-edge technology to aggregate and analyze data about candidates’ skills and experience then match them to job opportunities. Candidate Screening and Experience. Candidate Rediscovery and Ranking.