Do You Have this Massive “Drop-Off” From Career Site to Job Descriptions?

Ongig

You’ve got a solid-looking company career site page like this: The “Hotel Lobby Theory” …yet your job description pages look something more like this JD below. My friend Eric Osterman (Recruitment Marketing Manager at CenturyLink calls it the “Hotel Lobby Theory” — the lobby needs to look pretty but if the room doesn’t look great, no one comes back! After all, their job is make your company/brand look great.

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How to Write a Job Description

Vervoe

We’ve all heard the stat that a recruiter spends less than 10 seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. But, on the other side of the hiring equation, job seekers are scrolling through dozens of job descriptions at lightning speed. On average, a job seeker spends 11 hours a week looking for a new job: reading career sites, clicking on open positions, and evaluating job descriptions. What is a job description?

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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.

Rethinking job descriptions: How impact descriptions can attract better candidates [Free Templates]

JobAdder

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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.

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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.

Speak Now: How Voice Search Will Change the World of Job Search and Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

Even venerable Microsoft has gotten into the act with its Cortana platform, making it a native feature of every Windows 10 instance, mobile or otherwise. That includes the job search, too. Siri and the Future of Job Searching: Why Voice Search Matters for Recruiting and Hiring. More to the point, this functionality will change how people find jobs. 3 Voice Driven Job Search Tips Every Recruiting and HR Pro Should Know.

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. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

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. And while a lot of the focus is on current employees or core HR (and should be), recruitment marketing and how you effectively and efficiently find your employees is just as critical. This article will focus on where Talent Analytics fits in your recruiting strategy and some insights into what you should be looking for.