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.

Mobile Recruiting Hacks

Glassdoor for Employers

In April 2015, Google announced an important change to their algorithm – it would now prioritize mobile friendly sites in search rankings. This shift was in reaction to an important discovery – over half of Google’s search traffic was from a mobile device. It’s no secret that people are enamored with their mobile technology. According to Glassdoor, approximately 90% of job seekers will search for new jobs on their mobile devices.

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Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

If there’s one thing I really, truly hate about using my smart phone, it’s when I go to look up some basic bit of information (should be easy enough), and get stuck playing a little game that I call “the mobile hokey pokey.” You put your address in, you pull a s**t site out, you squeeze and pinch the screen, and turn it all about. With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about.

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.

Jobvite

That’s why you have to make it great—particularly on mobile. The explosion of smartphones means that we now have a massive audience of mobile-savvy job seekers. And in many cases, their mobile phone is the center of their world. What does that mean for recruiters? In the 2017 digital global mobile report, Hootsuite discovered that 66% of total world population are mobile users. Not only that, 50% of global web traffic comes from mobile and in the U.S.,

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality

Metashift

It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months. Stats on mobile audience growth are ubiquitous these days with the global numbers and growth impossible to ignore. 2) Social and Mobile are inseparable.

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.

Jobvite

That’s why you have to make it great—particularly on mobile. The explosion of smartphones means that we now have a massive audience of mobile-savvy job seekers. And in many cases, their mobile phone is the center of their world. What does that mean for recruiters? In the 2017 digital global mobile report, Hootsuite discovered that 66% of total world population are mobile users. Not only that, 50% of global web traffic comes from mobile and in the U.S.,

8 Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn to Acquire Connectifer. We first reported on Connectifer , the AI-based recruitment search, late last year when they had just raised $6 million more to continue building out their platform. At the time, their growth underscored an evolution not just in recruitment software but in the bigger area of vertical search. More than half of those active users (57%) are on mobile. Tinder for Recruiters” Gains £7 million Investment.

Survival of the Fittest: The Evolution of Recruiting Technology

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the world of work has changed – but the fact of the matter is, recruitment, largely, remains stuck in stasis, with many employers failing to adopt the tools and technologies today that will be required to compete for – and win – top talent tomorrow. Modern Times: 5 Recruiting Technology Trends Every Employer Needs To Know. These features include the ability to apply directly for jobs or share referrals to their onsite social connections.

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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How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. of all LinkedIn’s traffic is via a mobile device demonstrates that we are all happy to use it professionally as well as for many other tasks: Please note the top activities that people are using mobile devices for, and then consider how you interact with your candidates or clients every single day: Accessing email. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. Social networking.

How to recruit via SMS text messages

Workable

Texting can prove a power tool for your mobile recruiting efforts, but there’s a time and place for it. Here, we evaluate the advantages of using texts for your communication with candidates and establish the ground rules of business texting for recruiters. Why recruit via text: Texting is: Easy. With a 99% open rate , you can (almost) stop worrying about whether your potential candidates read your recruitment messages.

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. of all LinkedIn’s traffic is via a mobile device demonstrates that we are all happy to use it professionally as well as for many other tasks: Please note the top activities that people are using mobile devices for, and then consider how you interact with your candidates or clients every single day: Accessing email. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. Social networking.

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.

One Piece at A Time: Walking the Line Between Recruiting and Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

The fundamental difference between marketing and recruiting really comes down to a simple difference: in marketing, there’s no pressure (or expectation) to “get it right” right out of the gate. As a marketer living recruiter land, it never ceases to amaze me how afraid everyone seems to be to screw up once in a while, to break things and put them back together. This is why recruiters would rather tread water than make waves. Marketing is not recruiting.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting. Following on from last week’s announcement that Twitter had hired former Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Jeff Siminoff, to join their team, another social media giant has just announced a similar hire of their own. Mobile App Usage Grew 58% in 2015.

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.

Exploring Limitless Possibilities at the California Staffing Professionals Conference

SmartSearch

As we prepared for lift-off at the SmartSearch exhibit booth to start the countdown on our soon-to-be-launched Version 21 upgrade, we were excited to see our vendor partners Flexible Support Group , Monster , and Universal Background Screening on board at the Expo. On Thursday afternoon, it was my pleasure to introduce David Searns of Haley Marketing and his gravity-defying presentation on Social Recruiting. Small steps. Giant leaps. Limitless possibilities.

The Recruitment Process Checklist Every Recruiter Needs

Yello

To efficiently and effectively identify, assess and hire talent, companies are investing in recruitment operations strategies to streamline their recruiting efforts, improve hiring processes, and speed things up. Adopting a standardized recruitment process checklist is key for any talent acquisition team. Here’s everything you need to know about creating a hiring checklist: Why You Need a Recruitment and Selection Process Checklist. Recruitment Operations

Making giant leaps at the California Staffing Professionals Conference

Recruiting Blogs

As we prepared for lift-off at the SmartSearch exhibit booth to start the countdown on our soon-to-be-launched Version 21 upgrade, we were excited to see our vendor partners Flexible Support Group , Monster , and Universal Background Screening onboard at the Expo. On Thursday afternoon, it was my pleasure to introduce David Searns of Haley Marketing and his gravity-defying presentation on Social Recruiting.

Staffing Industry Trends 2018: Follow The Changing Industry Dynamics

Recruiting Blogs

Technology will spearhead the recruitment efforts and staffing professionals will have to balance their act while delivering both candidate and client experience. Mobile recruitment will at last be taken seriously by the staffing industry. With the emergence of Millennials it has become highly critical for staffing professionals to use mobile for recruitment as well. Artificial intelligence will automate the recruitment process in the staffing industry.

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. Recruitment Agency Expo.

5 Ways For Recruiters To Stay on Top of Their Game

Social Talent

In order to be a good recruiter, you really have to be a master multi-tasker. When you’re not spending your time screening candidates, you’re probably writing up a job ad for a new req, sending out a bunch of personalised InMails to potential candidates, scheduling an interview with a candidate that just called you back, making sure that the new hire that starts on Monday will have everything he/she needs…is your head spinning yet?! Social Talent Blog.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. Candidate experience refers to how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes. It has proven to be directly tied to recruiting performance , making it one of the most highly regarded talent acquisition topics today. Now, on to the recruiting funnel.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

Allison Kruse , Director of Social Media | Employer Branding | Content Strategy | Talent Acquisition | Digital Strategy. Recruitment Advertising Network – Search Engines for Jobs. Amy Miller , Recruiter at Microsoft – hiring ML engineering and science talent for AI+R. Angela Trombatore , global content, social & marketing innovation manager. Claire Schooley , Independent Consultant on Learning, Recruiting, and Employee Engagement.

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