4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. The post 4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates appeared first on ExactHire.

How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment

AkkenCloud

Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” — Business Dictionary. An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. Your workplace most definitely has a culture.

Your Foosball Table Is Not Company Culture

Proactive Talent

Companies who have hired primarily for ‘culture fit’ usually lack diversity and the ability to innovate as opposed to those who hire based on merit. Most companies have started to rely on perks to define their culture like free meals, a keg everyday, or a foosball table, but that will no longer cut it. Firms with an existing company culture often look to hire candidates that will fit in perfectly right from day one.

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company culture, supposedly the end-all be-all of recruitment marketing and employer branding, the single most critical competitive differentiator when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent, is one concept we all agree is important. There’s No Accounting for Culture.

Is Your Recruiting Process Aligned With Your Culture?

Hoops

What is ‘culture’ in the workplace? Is it a set of guidelines articulated in the mission statement? Does it exist inside the building only, or does culture also influence attitudes and behavior towards customers and prospective hires?

Is Your Recruiting Process Aligned With Your Culture?

Hoops

What is ‘culture’ in the workplace? Is it a set of guidelines articulated in the mission statement? Does it exist inside the building only, or does culture also influence attitudes and behavior towards customers and prospective hires?

How To Fix a Crappy Company Culture

Recruiting Daily

Every company these days seems pretty preoccupied with the concept of corporate culture; you can’t simply get away with providing a steady job or living wage for workers, it seems. The Strange Customs of Company Culture. Managing Company Culture By Example.

Help! My Company Culture Sucks

Glassdoor for Employers

You’ve come to the realization that your company culture is less than stellar and you feel some responsibility to fix it. Or possibly you’re growing quickly and the culture you loved seems like it’s slipping away with every new hire. Developing and maintaining a healthy corporate culture is hard work, but there are steps you can take to move your culture in a positive direction. What do they think of your current culture? You’ve taken the first step.

Changing People’s Mindsets Won’t Change Company Culture

Talent Sonar

8 (or to later replays), to hear my heartfelt letter about the challenges with company culture in the Bay Area and how to overcome them. The technology industry has long struggled to create inclusive corporate cultures.

How to Gauge A Candidate’s Culture Fit

Good.co

The repercussions from hiring an outcast range from high turnover, to frequent conflicts, to having the outcast write an entire revenge book about what a bummer your culture is. Be Honest About Your Culture. . Be Specific About What Defines Your Culture.

Cynefin Framework and the Culture of Feedback

Recruiterbox

Performance evaluations, on the other hand, usually consist of management using a set of guidelines to grade employees. So how do you create a culture of feedback? The post Cynefin Framework and the Culture of Feedback appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog.

Your Managers Can Build Your Culture of Compliance—Or Kill It

Hireology

Compliance and ethics topics may raise difficult questions of integrity and morality, but the rationale behind corporate policies—and the implementation of guidelines and procedures—should be easy to both understand and execute.

Recruiting for Culture Fit? There’s One Big Problem With Your Strategy, and It Starts With the Letter D

1-Page

In our search for similarity in those around us, research shows that eighty percent of employers named “hiring for cultural fit” as one of their top priorities. Zappos instituted a culture fit interview to test for compatibility. What’s Really Happening When You Source for Culture Fit.

How to Gauge A Candidate’s Culture Fit

Good.co

The repercussions from hiring an outcast range from high turnover, to frequent conflicts, to having the outcast write an entire revenge book about what a bummer your culture is. Be Honest About Your Culture. Be Specific About What Defines Your Culture.

This Is What You Need To Know About How To Profit From A Strong Company Culture

Worksearch

One of the biggest buzzes in business today is about “Company Culture”. What is Company Culture? In its simplest terms, Company Culture is the workplace environment. It is like your organization’s DNA, and organizational culture is not easy to change. The life inside the company will reflect the result of the meshing of these things and the result is Company Culture. Are you curious about your own organization’s culture?

4 Tips for Hiring, Training and Managing Seasonal Employees Effectively

JazzHR

Promote your internal culture. In the long run, these kinds of interactions will help your seasonal employees adhere to your brand guidelines. Culture Engagement Performance Recruiting

Why a great candidate experience results in better hires

JazzHR

To sum up, candidate experience results in better hires when: Managers apply branding guidelines to the hiring process. Culture Engagement Recruiting candidate experience company retention engaging candidates hiring making good hires recruiting

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Recruiting Blogs

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. Cultural misfits will underperform, regardless of their talent” says Lou Adler , CEO of The Adler Group. “If How to Determine Cultural Fit.

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Recruiting Blogs

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. Cultural misfits will underperform, regardless of their talent” says Lou Adler , CEO of The Adler Group. “If How to Determine Cultural Fit.

5 ways hiring software helps you comply with the EEOC

JazzHR

Hiring software can help you communicate and disseminate interview questions and fair interviewing guidelines to all hiring managers as well as any other individuals involved with the interviews. Culture RecruitingComplying with the EEOC is a major concern for businesses of all types.

Recent SHRM Survey Finds Disparity in Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

JazzHR

Consider the following EEOC guidelines : “Leave related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions can be limited to women affected by those conditions. Culture

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How to Build an Employer Brand Ambassadorship Program at Your Company

Fistful of Talent

Spamming your social channels with pictures of your talent doing their jobs and enjoying the culture aspects of your company. Here are the things you need: –Identify your top employees who can spread the culture of your company.

How To: Unlock The Power of Employee Advocacy

Social Talent

Prioritise Company Culture. It’s not like us to start negatively on a topic but it has to be said that company culture will be your biggest obstacle when trying to establish a successful employee advocacy programme. Do they understand the company culture?

All Aboard! The 5 Steps To Successful Onboarding

Good.co

Read our comprehensive, five step guideline to successful onboarding to find out! Read our comprehensive, five step guideline to successful onboarding! First days at work are stressful to say the least.

Best Practices For Building An Effective, Compliant Background Check Policy

SmartRecruiters

Set up guidelines for the type of screenings your company will conduct for different employee levels, and keep this process consistent across all candidates within those levels. Hiring Culture Partners Recruiter Advice

Conversations With ConveyIQ: Una Stevic

ConveyIQ

I believe that no matter the country, language or culture in this world, the hiring experience has a lot of holes. I think the Convey for Communications Platform is just the start of changing the mindset out there and hopefully will expand to a product that recruiting will use as a guideline and not the other way around. ConveyIQ News & Updates ConveyIQ CultureConveyIQ is filled with bright minds and strong contributors.

Why Companies Need A Strong Employee Referral Program

ConveyIQ

A strong employee referral program can improve quality-of-hire, company culture and retention. Better Cultural Fit. This means most referrals will have already been “screened,” saving you time when assessing for cultural fit.

Fireball Fridays: boost to employee morale or a way to get burned?

Linkup

The show Mad Men may be fictional, but it definitely provides a peek into the workplace drinking culture of the ’60s, where booze and deals went hand in hand. Move into the ’70s and there was a shift that made drinking on the job more culturally taboo.

The Most Transgender Friendly Workplaces In America

Good.co

In late 2010, AT&T introduced transgender guidelines, at the bequest of its LGBT employee resources group, League. AT&T offers simple guidelines for employees who wish to transition while working there, as well as transgender health benefits. Company Culture Editor's Pick Featured Home HR + Recruiting Leadership Recent Posts

The false economy of unpaid internships

Workable

The US Department of Labor lists six guidelines that profit-driven companies need to follow. If they don’t, their unpaid internships are illegal: In reality, most unpaid internships violate these guidelines. This guideline may seem ridiculous (and US-specific).

All Aboard! The 5 Steps To Successful Onboarding

Good.co

Read our comprehensive, five step guideline to successful onboarding to find out! Read our comprehensive, five step guideline to successful onboarding! Company Culture Editor's Pick Home HR + Recruiting Leadership Management Tips Workplace

4 Ways to Make Your Company More Inclusive for Women

Entelo

Establish clear baselines and guidelines and then iterate until you figure out something that delivers rational and fair results that your management team can agree upon. Visible and empowered female leaders have a measurable impact on the culture of communities and organizations.

Building A Sales Team, Part I: Hiring

SmartRecruiters

Based on this experience, map out sales guidelines. When you eventually train salespeople (Part II), they will need documented, specific guidelines on how to sell your product. Kindness matters because that’s our company culture; you must play nice in the sandbox. Finding the right people is tough work, and the reward is the company culture it creates. In a startup, culture exists in people, not some document posted on the internet. Hiring Culture

The Most Transgender Friendly Workplaces In America

Good.co

In late 2010, AT&T introduced transgender guidelines, at the bequest of its LGBT employee resources group, League. AT&T offers simple guidelines for employees who wish to transition while working there, as well as transgender health benefits. Company Culture Editor's Pick Featured Home HR + Recruiting Leadership Recent Posts

Avoiding the Negative Impact of a ‘Bad Hire’

Brandon Hall

60% of organizations that leverage best-practice guidelines for conducting interviews have an optimized recruitment strategy (one that aligns with business objectives), compared to 10% of companies without interview guidelines.

The Question Is Not Whether You Can Do The Job, It’s Whether I Want To Have A Beer With You

Staffing Talk

The study, titled “Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms,” is published in the December issue of the American Sociological Review. “The question is not ‘can they do this job?’

How to Increase Productivity in a Hyper-Connected World

ClearCompany Recruiting

Leaders can determine which tools are best for their organization, teams and tasks based on a variety of factors, including culture, pace of communication and level of formality. Are new communication tools actually increasing productivity or are they just wasting everyone’s time?

7 Essential Twitter Feeds For Recruiters

Social Talent

Whether offering you insights into an inspiring individual, fascinating articles or essential industry guidelines, you’ll benefit from reading around and strengthening the foundations of your recruiting career.

How to Keep the Peace with Political Talk at the Office

The Hiring Site

Follow these guidelines – and encourage your employees to do the same – to promote a healthy and civil political discourse at the office. Promote a culture of respect. Adhere to these guidelines yourself, and your employees likely will follow suit.

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How to Uncover Your Company Values and Use Them to Attract Talent

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Though they have likely had a heavy hand in building the company and hiring the people who form the culture, every individual brings their own set of values to the organization. Questions to ask your people: What are three words or short phrases that describe our culture?

3 in 10 Employers Have Argued With a Co-Worker Over a Political Candidate

The Hiring Site

So, it’s essential to have guidelines in place to keep workplace debates healthy. And remember that employees will follow leadership’s lead, so model the right behavior by creating a culture of open dialogue and mutual respect.

When Should You Hire Internal vs. External?

JazzHR

Culture. Here are some guidelines to follow to help make that decision: Why you should promote from within. They fit in with the culture, have a general understanding of the company and how it fits in the industry, and peers respect them. Culture 23. Recruiting.

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How to Improve Job Descriptions: Practical Tips

BrightMove

Communicate company values and culture. Show them why they need to choose you over fifty other companies by conveying your office culture as well as your company’s values. In today’s smartphone-driven culture prospective candidates do everything on their phones, including job hunting. Be sure to take note of the above guidelines the next time you find yourself writing out a job description and put the advice into practice to get the best results.