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.

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Of Mobile Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Even if you live under a rock, in the middle of a dense forest, surrounded by a desert wasteland, you still know that recruiting is now a mobile game. If you assume the recommended eight hours of sleep, this means that 25 percent of a peron’s waking day is spent on a mobile device. That said, people do use their mobile devices for more practical tasks as well, including searching for jobs. This is a staggering majority that cannot be overlooked by recruiters.

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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.

Mobile Recruiting: Why Recruiters Should Care About The Google Algorithm Change

Recruiting Daily

With the omnipresence of mobile devices, it can be tempting to pull up your browser at any given moment of the day to immediately find the answer to a problem, the background on a new topic or person, and “how to” do nearly anything. If a site is not optimized to auto-adjust to mobile device formats, its ranking can drop from one position to the next or from one page of search results to another – potentially leading to a major loss of web traffic.

5 Hidden Mistakes That Cause Mobile Recruiting Failures

Recruiterbox

Mobile recruiting is big. That’s because mobile is big. People use their mobile devices to shop, chat and even search for jobs. In fact, 54 percent of candidates ages 44-54 use their mobile device to look for jobs and 78 percent of candidates say they would apply for a job on their smartphone. Recruiting candidates via mobile is a smart and effective way to bring in talent. Failing to test your mobile application process.

Why Aren’t You Making It Easy For Me To Apply For Your Jobs?

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile & Video Recruitment & EventsE Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Video Recruitment. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. And if you are a recruiter then I guess that makes you a retailer (of jobs and career opportunities). However, shoppers like to get out and about and they spend a lot of time on their mobile, especially when commuting every day.

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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”. Recruiting software and tools. Competing for outstanding candidates with the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter might seem like a losing proposition but it’s not.

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. Mobile changed job boards.

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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. No more unpleasant in-person interviewing surprises is one outcome every recruiter should be eager to start seeing.

Understanding What Mobile Job Seekers Want From Companies

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile & Video Recruitment & EventsE Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Video Recruitment. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. Understanding What Mobile Job Seekers Want From Companies. I have been using my mobile to search and apply for jobs and the experience is horrible.” Make sure the text is readable on a mobile device. Linkedin Twitter.

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7 Ways to Optimise Your Recruitment Emails

Social Talent

That means passive candidates are receiving a large number of recruiting emails that are not resonating with them. Recruiters often tend to forget that the potential candidates they are emailing are in fact people! How does this apply to recruiters? Make It Mobile. We can’t stress this enough – the mobile era has truly arrived and you need to optimise your emails for mobile devices. Follow us on Twitter.

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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7 Ways to Optimise Your Email Marketing Strategy

Social Talent

That means passive candidates are receiving a large number of recruiting emails that are not resonating with them. Recruiters often tend to forget that the potential candidates they are emailing are in fact people! How does this apply to recruiters? Make It Mobile. We can’t stress this enough – the mobile era has truly arrived and you need to optimise your emails for mobile devices. Follow us on Twitter.

5 Simple Steps To Create Your Own Recruiting & Job Videos

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile, Video & Online Recruitment Marketing Experts Job & Recruitment Videos. Video Recruitment Marketing. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. 5 Simple Steps To Create Your Own Recruiting & Job Videos. So why use online video in recruitment? Videos are Mobile Friendly. There are many different types of videos that can be used in recruitment as part of a talent attraction strategy.

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Android: Improving the sign-in experience with Google Sign-In and SmartLock

Workable

A lot of apps provide an attractive UI, even on their log-in screens, but the actual UX is somewhat more painful – but more valuable, when you’re trying to attract and retain new users. Depending on the result, we either sign-in the user or present them with a sign-up screen. You can declare that the Credentials you want should contain a password or their type is one of: Google , Facebook , Twitter etc. Backstage at Workable News and Updates Mobile recruiting Tech Technolog

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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. Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters…. Yes, Twitter is currently mulling over a new option that would let you write up to 10,000 characters in your tweets. I think you’ll agree with me when I say that, one of the best things about Twitter is the information density.

Taking Recruitment Mobile: Mobile Career Site vs Native Mobile App

HireRabbit

Every time you switch your television on, tune up your radio, or walk by random billboards and posters on the road, you’re bound to see an advertisement for a new mobile gadget. Whether it be a smartphone, a tablet, or any multi-task mobile device, the new trend of “technology-on-the-go” is growing more and more in popularity. With the increasing popularity of mobile devices comes with it the rapid demand for mobile application software. What Is A Mobile Career Site.

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.

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.

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

To be great at sourcing or recruiting, you’ve got to think like a marketer. In recruiting, conversion means hires. But even when you’re too busy to breathe, and the concept of a lunch hour has become completely alien to you (along with your social life) – every recruiter has had those moments – even then, please. The best way to do this, of course, is by doing something that’s kind of revolutionary for recruiters.

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 come recruiters spend so much time talking about really obvious stuff like “ candidate experience ” or “ mobile recruiting ?” Great recruiters tell a damn good story.

Recruiting Apps You Can Use to Improve Your Sourcing Efforts

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Recruiting top talent is never an easy task. Mobile apps can save you time by allowing you to easily post jobs, screen resumes, schedule interviews, and send out offer letters. Below is a list of the best recruiting apps that you can take advantage of starting today!

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

To be great at sourcing or recruiting, you’ve got to think like a marketer. In recruiting, conversion means hires. But even when you’re too busy to breathe, and the concept of a lunch hour has become completely alien to you (along with your social life) – every recruiter has had those moments – even then, please. The best way to do this, of course, is by doing something that’s kind of revolutionary for recruiters.

I’m too busy to hire. My mobile ATS is my only solace.

Workable

Then I realized I could hire people on my phone using a mobile applicant tracking system ( ATS ) app. My mobile ATS helps me reclaim my time. For me, using a mobile ATS app to hire employees offers the same benefits as Twitter does for news. But by checking Twitter during short breaks throughout the day, I can keep updated on the news in a natural way. Mobile recruiting apps offer the same benefit for hiring. My mobile ATS is my only solace.

Recruiter app: The five features that enable recruiters to hire on the go

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. 143 screen iterations. The mobile app is 99.9%

I’m too busy to hire – my mobile ATS is my only solace

Workable

Then I realized I could hire people on my phone using a mobile applicant tracking system ( ATS ) app. How we used mobile recruiting: For me, using a mobile ATS app to hire employees offers the same benefits as Twitter does for news. But by checking Twitter during short breaks throughout the day, I can keep updated on the news in a natural way. Mobile recruiting apps offer the same benefit for hiring. Looking for a mobile recruiting app?

How To Use Text Recruiting To Your Advantage

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

So then, you invest more time finding additional recruits to contact. Text recruiting, or text message recruiting, can be a powerful tool when you’re looking to hire someone new. Relatively new, text message recruiting is the use of text messages to contact new recruits.

How To Use Text Recruiting To Your Advantage

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

So then, you invest more time finding additional recruits to contact. Text recruiting, or text message recruiting, can be a powerful tool when you’re looking to hire someone new. Relatively new, text message recruiting is the use of text messages to contact new recruits.

Hiring Success 18 Europe: Day 1 Wrap

SmartRecruiters

All you recruiters, TA leaders, innovators, system owners, optimizers,” listed Ternynck, “all of us who’ve dedicated your career to helping companies find talent, to help people find jobs—we are critical to companies’ success.”. Employers can help by accepting applications without cover letters, offer mobile recruiting, and embracing diversity.”. Answer: they were repurposed by corporate recruiters to source quality talent.

25 Apps for Recruiters

Spark Hire

But regardless, as a recruiter, your time is valuable, so it’s important to download the apps that will make your workflow more efficient. Below are 25 apps recruiters can utilize to increase productivity and drive more revenue for their company. Recruiting with social media (the right way). First, we’ll talk about a couple social networking platforms that can significantly help out with your recruiting efforts. Recruiting is sales. Bonus app for recruiters.

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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.

Recruiting Technology Questions You Need To Be Asking

Spark Hire

There’s no doubt that recruiting technology has drastically changed every aspect of a hiring manager’s job. Here’s what you need to know about incorporating recruiting technology into your hiring process: The technology you depend on to find talent. The pros: For recruiters, social media has a lot of upside. The cons: Some recruiters and hiring managers have begun to rely on social media as a crutch. Mobile recruitment tools.

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.

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.

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.

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. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference.

Candidate Experience Part III – Tools

Great Hires

The tools you choose for your candidate experience may already be part of the enterprise-wide solutions offered by your company, or point solutions you choose as a recruiter that match your personal best practices. Note: Talent Tech Labs produces an excellent quarterly map of the recruiting ecosystem if you are looking for an overview of the key players grouped by segment in the talent acquisition field. Follow Ray on Twitter @rayten or connect with him on LinkedIn.

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? Recruitment Marketing – find and attract better candidates. Reporting, Compliance & Security – be compliant throughout the recruitment process.

Recruiters In Name Only: Why Real Recruiters Should Be Hunting for RINOs.

Recruiting Daily

of recruiting – those “recruiters in name only” who give the rest of us in the business a bad name. See, I’ve dedicated quite a lot of copy to talking about the current state of talent acquisition and the pulse of recruiting. RINO Hunting: Why “Recruiters In Name Only” P**s Me Off. After all, I’m a recruiter, and it’s true what they say. How To Tell If You’re Not Really A Real Recruiter.

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. Consider niche job posting sites as part of your recruitment mix.