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4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

ExactHire Recruiting

Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. Factors such as external job boards, search engines, jobs page design and other communication channels can’t be ignored either. In order to thrive in what might be called the “mobile recruiting wild,” these elements must be addressed. Posting Opportunities to External Job Boards.

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.

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Ready to Focus On Mobile Recruiting?

ExactHire Recruiting

If your organization is considering a mobile and social recruiting strategy, the good news is that it’s not too late to effectively implement one. According to a 2014 study by CareerBuilder , only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring. And in LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends Report , only 30% of employers reported having job postings optimized for mobile, with 37% reporting their career sites were mobile-optimized.

Mobile Recruiting: Google May NOT Be Indexing Your Jobs

Talemetry

While it’s important for recruiters to take advantage of online job boards and social media in order to get the word out about new job listings, a company’s career website or careers page is the hub of all online recruiting activities. Silkroad recently reported that external online sources represent a whopping 83% of all hires. Many career sites are still not mobile-friendly.

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.

The Startup Hiring Guide: Hiring for rapid growth from 5 to 50

Workable

I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. How to write job descriptions. Sourcing 101: Passive candidates. Recruiting software and tools. Where to post your jobs. The about-the-job part.

Social Recruiting Strategies to Survive the Loss of Free Job Postings on Indeed

SmartSearch

While industry professionals are speculating about the reasons behind Indeed’s announcement, the impact is clear: Effective January 7, 2019, if you want your jobs to be on Indeed, you must be sponsoring your jobs on Indeed. This policy change may seem scary, but it also offers new opportunities for you to evolve your recruitment marketing strategy. Want more candidates applying to your jobs…without paying more for job advertising? –Video job posts.

TikTok for Recruiting? The Why’s, The Do’s, the Don’ts

Automated Business Designs

Okay, after hearing about all of the TikTok recruiting buzz, I thought it was finally time to take a deep dive into it. Could TikTok really be a good place for recruiters to dabble into, I thought? 1 The App Annie State of Mobile report shows TikTok is currently on track to hit 1.2

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This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs even more difficult and crucial. Job boards, referrals, and even LinkedIn are all less effective than they used to be. In this record-low era, some users are so bombarded with recruiting messages, they are just ignoring them altogether. Have you heard?

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. Go Mobile .

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HR Technology: One Platform To Rule Them All, One Platform To Find Them.

Recruiting Daily

Every year in the US alone employers spend $72 billion — that’s billion, with a B — on recruiting services, staff and technology. The latter purchase would probably yield a better return on investment than most employers are getting out of their recruitment spend — so why do companies continue to spend so much? Gone are the days of just-in-time hiring, where time-to-fill was the only metric that really mattered to front line recruiters.

4 Super-Creative Alternative Recruitment Methods We Should All Learn From

Social Talent

At Social talent, we’re ALWAYS on the look out for new and unusual ways of recruiting the best talent in the hopes of improving and advancing the recruitment industry and the recruitment process to the next level. Recruitment can be a very backward industry, especially when compared to the likes of Marketing and Sales which are always striving to find new ways to solve old problems. Candidates are also using Tinder to find jobs.

30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic)

Social Talent

Looking to add a little “ oomfph ” to your social recruiting efforts? Then check out 30 of the best social recruiting tools including CRM tools, Search tools, Social Media solutions, Interview tools and Mobile Recruiting tools. Source: SocialRecruitingStrategies.com. The post 30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

There’s a ton of talk out there about how important it is for recruiters and employers to incorporate video into their talent attraction strategies , but the truth is, there’s no competitive advantage when everyone’s doing the same thing – and recruiting videos have quickly moved from the margins to the mainstream, from cutting edge to cliche. This means if your mobile recruiting strategy is missing video, you’re missing out.

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16 Mind-Blowing Stats on Recruitment Marketing | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

ClearCompany knows the importance of staying informed on the latest recruitment and hiring trends. When hiring managers understand the wants and needs of job seekers, they are better equipped to attract, hire, and retain A Players. Source ). Source ). Source ).

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.

Using Your ATS to Find Candidates During the Candidate Shortage

Automated Business Designs

As the economy gets back on its feet and more Americans become vaccinated, there has been an upsurge in job opportunities available. A recent article from USA Today Money , reports that many Americans are worried about switching jobs during the pandemic due to the health and financial risks.

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Writing Your Next Job Advertisement

SmartRecruiters

With candidates viewing a job ad for less than a minute on average, recruiters can’t waste time with these common mistakes. You’re ready for another great day of recruiting, a steaming coffee sits on the desk next to you. You fire up your laptop, ready to write a stellar job ad, when it hits you – this seemingly simple copy is actually super important! You can’t just write a ‘whatever’ job ad. seconds reviewing a job ad before clicking away.

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.

12 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Summer/Autumn 2016

Social Talent

So, if you’re planning on attending a recruiting conference in July, August or September this year, we suggest making it one of these: Onrec Trade Conference 2016. If you’re an owner, director, or member of senior management at a job board, if you supply services like ATS to the online recruitment industry, or you provide software to the recruitment industry, this event should be on your radar! Social Recruiting Summit.

The Top 10 Problems TA Leaders Tell Me About

Ongig

My job is awesome. Disclaimer: Since Ongig is a job description platform, a higher-than average amount of people bring up job description-related problems with me. . 1) Job Descriptions. Coming in at #1 is the category of job descriptions in general. TA leaders come to me to chat about X sub-topics about JDs: Job Descriptions are too “Dull/Static”. Job Descriptions Need to be Written More Like Ads. Video Job Descriptions.

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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.

A Guide to Virtual Recruiting Success

SmartRecruiters

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous companies handled some elements of their recruitment process virtually. The lockdown of many states forced just about every business to shift its recruiting online. What is Virtual Recruiting? The Benefits of Virtual Recruiting.

How Modern is Your Recruiting Process?

ClearCompany Recruiting

In the recruiting industry, competitive advantage is everything. From the perspective of candidates and top talent, the way you communicate to the technology you use to recruit sets your business apart from your competitors. What does your #recruiting process say about your business? Find out if you're a Guru, Bilingual, Wizard, Hybrid or Cyborg with this @ClearCompany quiz: In today’s candidate-facing job market, the more modern your process the better. Recruitment

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Social Recruiting Round-Up – November 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the pre-Christmas, November issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. 1 source of “above average candidates” And The Talent Graph is the best, most effective way of getting referrals. What’s The Most Awkward Thing You’ve Ever Done in a Job Interview? The ULTIMATE Recruiter’s Guide to Mobile for 2015.

Rebuilding Your Business and Need to Hire Fast? 9 Nifty ATS Tools

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Competitors who make talent sourcing a priority will snag the best candidates first. Your team can work together while social distancing. A mobile-friendly interface lets candidates apply, interview, and onboard remotely. Multiple job board accounts?

How to: Navigate HR Expos to Find the Perfect Technology for Your Company

Social Talent

From the CIPD Recruitment Exhibition Show in London, to SHRM 2015 in Las Vegas, to HR Tech World Congress in Paris, recruitment shows and expos are there to help your company realise the potential of technology. Corporate recruiters, HR departments, and recruitment agencies alike rely on technology to help source top talent. Source: TechnologyAdvice.com. Lastly, smaller companies should focus on creating a paperless recruiting system.

The Future of Applicant Tracking Systems: A Recruiting Roadmap.

Recruiting Daily

There is no single piece of technology that’s more universally despised throughout recruiting’s rank and file than applicant tracking systems. In fact almost every one of the many potential perils the average recruiter out there today faces on the talent battlefield can be more or less directly traced to the system that they’re forced to rely on, even at the expense of recruiting efficacy, efficiency and optimal outcomes. Recruiting Isn’t Broken.

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. In-House Recruitment Software. Recruitment Management System. Recruit faster by giving hiring managers better visibility of shortlist and hiring progress. Talent Sourcing. Job Boards.

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.

Why are you still using hiring spreadsheets?

Workable

They bring in specialist tools for almost every other important aspect of their business; Trello for project management, Hootsuite for social media, Mailchimp for email marketing , Intercom for customer service. But when it comes to tracking a high-stakes investment such as hiring, many companies still rely on a disjointed combination of email and Excel, rather than specialist recruiting software. But neither was designed with recruitment in mind.

Top 5 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent on College Campuses

Jobvite

There is stiff competition for the best candidates these days, regardless of your industry or the job description. Online tools like LinkedIn have made it possible for professionals to share their resumes, experience, and portfolios with the world, and competitive brands aren’t afraid to court top talent—even if they’re not looking to change jobs. The steep competition has made college recruitment a key resource for hiring managers. and see if you can recruit from there.

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

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Jibe

Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. It combines elements of both employer branding and recruitment marketing to attract, nurture and convert candidates as well as to retain current employees. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The job market has been no exception.

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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. What is the recruitment process? Simply put, it includes all the steps that get you from job description to offer letter – and we’ve broken down all these steps into 10 focal areas for you below.

Engaging a Talent Pipeline Post Hiring Events

Yello

When a new requisition opens, you scramble to source from multiple job boards, ask department leads for internal talent recommendations, search LinkedIn for potential candidates and remind employees to submit referrals. If you recruit at campus career fairs, diversity conferences and professional hiring events, you should already have a talent pipeline. Tailor recruitment marketing content to the most-requested topics to increase candidate interaction with your brand.

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2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition

Yello

Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? Is your budget tight and job requisition list a mile long? 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. If you don’t yet have a talent community to mine, review past LinkedIn messages, emails or job board portals you have previously used to post open positions.

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.

The Best Talent Is Just A Gesture Away: Recruitment Apps That Have Redefined Hiring

Recruiting Blogs

The recruitment industry has come a long way from being the very traditional, process-oriented and simple sourcing and hiring era to the digital recruitment powered by social media, application tracking systems, candidates’ digital profiles and recruitment apps. At an estimate, 99% of job aspirants search the Internet for career opportunities in various ways, be it job boards, social networking sites like LinkedIn or mobile apps.