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9 Talent Acquisition Tips For Startups

McQuiag

But when it's time to grow your team and bring on new staff, startups can face an uphill battle for great talent. So if you can’t necessarily compete on money, what are the main talent acquisition tips to consider if you’re just starting up? Use talent networks consistently.

SEO Doesn’t Matter for Talent Acquisition

Recruiting Blogs

TLDR: SEO doesn’t drive applicants in a significant way, even for Fortune 500 companies who have invested in SEO, because it’s impossible to beat job boards for the vast majority of queries. Last week I was day dreaming and, as sometimes happens, I started to think about talent acquisition (don’t judge me). I was thinking about the key to any “successful” job board. SEO in talent acquisition is simply a buzzword.

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The Surprising Way to Increase Careers Site Traffic

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In Recruitment Marketing, getting qualified candidates to apply to your roles is the name of the game. This is why having a recruitment marketer on your team is so important, because this is the stuff we can focus on! Employer Branding Recruitment Marketing

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How to Tell the Difference Between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing

SmartRecruiters

Both concepts are candidate-facing, but your company won’t reach top talent unless you integrate them with your overall TA strategy. Today’s job seekers have more employment options that ever before, empowering them to choose the right company based on fit. In response, businesses are moving away from traditional methods of candidate attraction (public job boards, cold outreach) in favor of more employer brand-focused efforts that target talent before they apply.

10 Actionable Takeaways from the 2020 Job Seeker Nation Report

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Talent acquisition strategy is changing quickly as a result of COVID-19, as unemployment levels soar and remote work goes mainstream. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s become an employer’s job market. Takeaway 3: Desktop job applications are still important.

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5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy

JazzHR

Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. Content marketing. Recruiting events. Search engine optimization (SEO). SMS and social recruiting.

HR Tech Vendors Offering Discounts to Support Employers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In addition, Talent Acquisition professionals at most organizations have been tasked with reworking their hiring process so that it can be delivered 100% remotely. We launched a no-cost recruitment advertising grant program to support finding talent to fill these essential roles.

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The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

This, if anything, should be good news for recruiters and the talent acquisition industry. But if the Royals can turn it around, even after 30 years of futility, trust me: there’s still hope for recruiters. The Farm System: Minor League Recruitment Marketing. But instead of making it happen, recruiters, it seems, would prefer to watch, and wonder, instead. And like batting in baseball, making contact is everything in recruiting.

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7 Essential Recruitment Marketing Tools (and How to Use Them)

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s because I work in the world of recruitment marketing where my goal is to help companies use marketing strategies—think job ads, paid media, social media, etc.—to to attract top talent. It’s only by looking at data and results from each marketing activity that I can understand candidate behaviors and make decisions that will optimize what companies are investing in. free) traffic (meaning they searched for your company or job online).

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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.

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. Recruiting Blog.

The Important Role Google Cloud Jobs API Plays in Google for Jobs

CKR Interactive

By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of media coverage about Google for Jobs and its upcoming launch. However, what you may be unaware of is the importance the Cloud Jobs API holds for Google for Jobs. The Cloud Jobs API was announced last November — you can read the announcement here. The Cloud Jobs API is just one piece of the tech giant’s solution in its quest to help people find jobs more easily. So SEO will still be very relevant.

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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. 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. The virtual event was hosted by our SVP of Marketing, Ivan Casanova.

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Want to Recruit Better? Write Better Job Ads

CareerBuilder

Today’s recruiters have so much to do. When I started in the business, my job was to find people , qualified people, and there were a few ways to do it. I know that these more complex solutions are a boon to the recruiters that are working the phones (email?) today but it does seem to add some friction to the process and in doing so, add a touch of frustration to both the recruiter and the candidates they serve. Do your job ads do that?

What Google Hire Means For Your Recruitment Strategy

Recruitics

As you might have noticed, Google is making quite the stir in the online recruitment space lately. But last month that all changed with the launch of the Google Hire website , and now many are wondering what this might mean for their recruitment strategy? Before we can get to what this means for your recruitment strategy, it’s important to understand what we’re dealing with–as there seems to be some confusion among HR and talent acquisition professionals.

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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10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools

Ongig

Video job descriptions grab the attention of busy candidates. Here’s a list of tools to consider: 10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools. A recruitment video production app that allows companies to make video in-house. VideoMyJob has 5 great recruitment video case studies published on their website that show off the results they’ve got for their clients. Sparc specializes in helping you get hiring manager videos onto your job descriptions.

10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools

Ongig

Video job descriptions grab the attention of busy candidates. Here’s a list of tools to consider: 10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools. A recruitment video production app that allows companies to make video in-house. VideoMyJob has 5 great recruitment video case studies published on their website that show off the results they’ve got for their clients. Sparc specializes in helping you get hiring manager videos onto your job descriptions.

The Recruiting Strategy that Will Get You a Promotion In 2017

Jibe

We don’t necessarily want to be the ones to ever-so-bluntly say that your recruiting team is misallocating money, time, and other valuable resources. They surveyed several thousand talent acquisition leaders across the globe, and something didn’t quite add up. In particular, take a look at the following stats: 57% of talent acquisition leaders report their top concern is “competition for talent”. It’s about time we had a talk.

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Oldie but Goodie: The Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW

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. Talent Analytics is one of the biggest trends in today’s HR. And while I could write more about this, I think it’s a better use of our time to point to Josh Bersin’s great article before we begin, “Big Data in Human Resources, Talent Analytics Come to Age”. Why Recruitment Marketing Analytics?

The Diminishing Returns of Outbound Recruiting

NextWave Hire

I was talking to someone who runs talent acquisition at a 1,000 person company the other day. SEO was one potential strategy they were going to consider. I offered my thoughts on SEO and why it probably isn’t a good idea to focus on it. Job boards are dying, we both agreed on that. And, I believe these returns will continue to fall over time as they have in the world of sales and marketing. Inbound Recruiting.

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Career Site Makeover Contest: Win Your Company a New Career Site

Jibe

Are you treating your career site like it’s your most important recruiting asset? If not, then you’re setting your talent acquisition team up for a tough 2016. Research from The Talent Board shows career sites are candidates’ number one resource for researching new opportunities, and Bersin by Deloitte revealed last year that career sites were the top source of hire. SEO/Landing pages: SEO-friendly landing pages candidates can easily find on Google.

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What 40 Million Career Site Visitors Told Us About Inbound Candidates

Jibe

Outbound recruiting—cold calls, LinkedIn InMails, job board ads, career fairs—it’s the art of finding candidates when there aren’t already enough good ones in the pipeline. Some of today’s top recruiters are, in fact, exceptional at converting strangers into applicants, but the reality is outbound recruiting as a strategy has been losing utility for years. Where outbound is becoming less powerful, inbound recruiting has been picking up steam.

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Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

Benefits of Applicant Tracking System For Agency Recruiters. Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. Now, they have this huge responsibility of selecting the right top talent for the company and the right company for the candidate.

The Diminishing Returns of Outbound Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

I was talking to someone who runs talent acquisition at a 1,000 person company the other day. SEO was one potential strategy they were going to consider. I offered my thoughts on SEO and why it probably isn't a good idea to focus on it. Job boards are dying, we both agreed on that. And, I believe these returns will continue to fall over time as they have in the world of sales and marketing. Inbound Recruiting.

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6 Automation Tools to Make Recruiters’ Lives Easier

Social Talent

The ‘Recruiter versus Robot’ debate is alive and well. Advancements in technology have produced a plethora of marketing automation tools and state-of-the-art ATS and CRM systems for recruiters, so dare we ask the question – is it possible that the human element of placing a candidate in a new job is something that eventually won’t be necessary? Automation tools should enhance your productivity, not do your entire job for you.

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The Top 15 HR Technologies and Recruiting Tools of 2015.

Recruiting Daily

Although there seems to be an inverse correlation between annual spend on the HR Technology Conference and product innovation – the biggest booths and marketing blitzes invariably belong to the most boring brands. Maybe I’m biased; I do admit outside of recruiting, HR Technology should come with a snooze button. It’s the frontend systems and point solutions involved in talent attraction and candidate conversion, conversely, which sit under center.

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5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2015

Social Talent

2014 taught us a number of lessons about the recruitment industry ; mobile is extremely important when it comes to recruiting, today’s job market is most definitely candidate driven, employer branding is an essential element of the recruitment process, job ads with images attract more candidates, and promises of a higher salary don’t necessarily secure the candidate. Everybody needs to be in marketing. That means marketing!

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.

What Recruiting and Marketing Have In Common

marenated

By Maren Hogan: I started my career in marketing. In fact, I never even considered recruitment until one day my father-in-law and husband decided they were going to start a recruiting firm and I was going to run sales. While that was 2008 (a very bad year to start a recruiting firm), I found that the world of talent acquisition really appealed to me. Here are the things marketing and recruiting have in common. Content Marketing.

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22 Ideas to Make You a More Proactive Recruiter

Ongig

Many of you gave a ton of love to our 5 Ways to Be a More Proactive Recruiter article. It was written by my good friend Jason Webster, an expert on proactive recruiting strategy. Since you’re reading this I know you are already a more proactive recruiter than the average bear! First off, what is proactive recruiting? My definition of proactive recruiting is to engage with candidates before recruiting needs become problematic. Job Boards.

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8 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

Social Talent

Recruiting Future. What to expect: Educated insights into the future of the recruitment industry from global industry leaders. This is a weekly podcast dedicated to innovation and futurology in recruitment and HR. In each episode, HR and Recruitment Marketing expert (and the brains behind MetaShift ) , Matt Alder , interviews industry thought leaders and recruiting practitioners who are currently influencing and changing our industry.

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