Why I joined SmashFly: Josh Jackson (@joshuaejackson)

SmashFly

Josh is a member of the SmashFly Sales Operations team, helping provide support to our prospects, customers and internal staff in the sales process. I’ve been asked this a million times from family and friends – “ What is this ‘SmashFly’ ? When it was time to look at startup jobs (that actually paid me), SmashFly was a clear winner. I have 23 reasons for joining SmashFly but I’ll save the other 20 for other posts. The same thing is happening with Recruiting.

Top 10 Posts from the SmashFly Blog in 2014!

SmashFly

Before we get to the blog articles, I did want to promote our most popular content piece of the year which was “Your Buzzword Guide to the Recruiting Conference Season” This guide provides a great overview of the key trends and terminology being used in the talent acquisition marketplace and explains the significance of each. Forward Thinking Recruiting Trends for 2014. 3 Disruptive Trends in Recruiting’s Near Future.

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Questions Answered: Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition with @GDforEmployers and @SmashFly

SmashFly

It turned out to be a tremendous discussion on the relationship between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing, as well as key trends occurring today in the candidate experience and with recruiting analytics. We’ve done that at SmashFly and it’s helped our recruiting over the past 6 months as nearly every candidate that comes in mentions our Glassdoor rating ( check out this humblebrag here. ). This formula is SmashFly’s view of Modern Recruiting (or MR).

Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference Sets Stage for 2018

Entelo

2017 is winding down but there’s still at least one more major recruiting show to go! Later this month, Entelo will take on the Sunshine State for the Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference in Palm Beach from November 28 – 30. This event will explore the art and science of talent acquisition and spotlight the game changing impact artificial intelligence is having on sourcing, recruiting and candidate engagement. Recruiting and HR conference conferences

Top 3 Reasons to Attend PeopleFluent #WISDOM2015

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post Top 3 Reasons to Attend PeopleFluent #WISDOM2015 appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Digital Recruiting Employer Brand HR Tech Innovation Recruiting Conferences recruitment marketing Recruitment Trends SmashFly Talent Acquisition #WISDOM2015 PeopleFluent talent transformation In less than a week (4 days to be exact) PeopleFluent’s #WISDOM2015 will begin in the friendly confines of Miami, FL.

VIDEO: SmashUps with Mervyn Dinnen – Recruiting Tips for Finding “Exceptional Talent”

Fistful of Talent

Their conversation is coming to you from an in-person session at the Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference , so it’s only appropriate that they cover a wide range of topics that are pertinent to recruiters. The post VIDEO: SmashUps with Mervyn Dinnen – Recruiting Tips for Finding “Exceptional Talent” appeared first on Fistful of Talent.

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5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.14.15 to 2.20.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering recruitment marketing as the next frontier, being better than Google, recruitment marketing according to the experts, pitchers and hitters and email marketing testing. Blog: 5 Reasons to go to the TMA Strategic Recruiting Summit. Recruitment Marketing: Fad or Future?

7 #HRTechConf Sessions That You Should Attend

SmashFly

And while I will have some responsibilities with the SmashFly booth (please stop by #2618) and analyst briefings, I always aim to attend at least 5 sessions at the conference to get outside of my bubble and embrace new ideas and ways of thinking about HR and recruitment marketing. The Digital transformation is affecting how we interact and engage and it’s important to understand how these trends are and will continue to impact our HR and recruiting practices.

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Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week

SmashFly

We’re still in the wake of #TransformRM and have been so pumped to see the positive feedback from the first-ever Recruitment Marketing Conference. This week’s roundup of recruitment. The post Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Industry What's Happening Brian Sommer intel Recruiting Trends roy maurer shrm Steve Boese ta tech Talent Pipelines transform

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.28.15 to 3.5.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be employer branding in the interview process, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards report, a national recruiting association, employee value proposition, creative job ads and an Oscars prank. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.28.15

Employer Branding and Candidate Experience take center stage at #TMASRS

SmashFly

Last week, SmashFly helped underwrite the TMA Strategic Recruiting Summit in Miami, FL. There were a lot of learnings from last week’s event and we’ve put together a Storify where you’ll learn more on Employer Branding, Candidate Experience and Recruitment Marketing: [View the story “Employer Branding and Candidate Experience take center stage at #TMASRS” on.

The Next Frontier in Talent Acquisition is Marketing

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post The Next Frontier in Talent Acquisition is Marketing appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Career Site Optimization Digital Recruiting Employer Brand Innovation Recruitment Analytics recruitment marketing Recruitment Trends consumerization of the candidate experience employer brand Michael Hennessy This post was originally posted on ERE.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.7.14 – 11.14.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the last week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Tim Sackett’s Review of SmashFly: Talent Tech Tuesday – SmashFly. Awesome review from @timsackett on @SmashFly "Coolest analytics in sourcing that I’ve seen" [link] #recruitmentmarketing.

The Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition: Employer Branding, Recruitment Marketing and Unified Analytics [WEBINAR]

SmashFly

Today, SmashFly will be co-presenting a webinar with partner Glassdoor on the “Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition” The webinar will be co-presented by SmashFly Director of Marketing Chris Brablc (me!) It should be a tremendous discussion on the key trends affecting the candidate experience and talent acquisition as a whole in 2015 and beyond. And how do you analyze the effectiveness of your recruiting dollars?

#HCIEvents Recap: 2 Days of Innovation in San Francisco

SmashFly

This past week the SmashFly team headed down to the San Francisco Bay area for the HCI Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum. The event was a tremendous mixture of knowledgeable practitioners and leading technology companies and it turned out to be 2 days chock full of innovative techniques and practices utilized for top recruiting organizations.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.3.15 – 1.9.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering upcoming recruitment trends in 2015 as well as a look at the value of recruitment automation. Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Blog: Do We Lose the Human Element with Recruitment Automation?

6 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.4.14 – 10.17.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the last week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. Storify: SmashFly Soars at #HRTechConf 2014. Video: SmashFly – Powering the Modern Recruiting Organization. A must read from Jason on how marketing strategies are helping improve HR and recruiting. Obviously agree with Kyle on the rise of Recruitment Marketing.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 9.19.14 to 9.26.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from last week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering 2 weeks and we’ll be talking about recruiters on LinkedIn, being good at HR, retaining employees, the HR Technology Conference and the rising demand for recruiters. Blog: Oldie But Goodie: Big Data and Asking the Right Recruiting Questions.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.14.14 – 11.22.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering recruiting budgets, technology innovation in recruiting, evolution of sourcing, job supply and demand and email tips. Blog: Oldie but Goodie: Mobile Recruiting: What Does That Mean? that is happening in the recruitment marketing space.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.18.14 – 10.24.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the last week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering Recruitment marketing as an emerging category, the candidate experience, silver medalists, HR’s evolution and sourcing. Tweet of the Week (NEW!): @smashfly shoutout in – building a sourcing pipeline and strategy – sesh @ Talent Connect #intalent.

Dice Social Recap: March 1-13, 2015

Dice

The #ThreeAmigos @socialstarr @fishdogs @bryanchaney are having a fiesta at #DiceTalentNet at @WholeFoods Headquarters #Dice #TalentNet #Recruiting #SocialRecruiting #TechRecruiting #Sourcing #SourcingChallenge #Fun #WholeFoods #HQ #HR #Austin #SXSW #Fiesta #ThoughtLeader A photo posted by Dice (@diceopenweb) on Mar 13, 2015 at 12:42pm PDT. Hannah Morgan shares 5 new tech trends in job search, including one way how Dice has changed the way tech pros go about looking their job hunt. .

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Oldie but Goodie: Source of Hire & Candidate Touchpoints

SmashFly

We have written over 500 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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. A single source of hire is unrealistic in today’s recruiting environment. Follow your Twitter profiles (recruiting, corporate, employee, etc.) Sourcing & Recruiter Engagement.

Oldie but Goodie: Big Data and Asking the Right Recruiting Questions

SmashFly

We have written over 500 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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. While I won’t cover all the insights from the session, here’s a few that stuck with me (and how I think they’ll affect recruitment marketing ): Big Data doesn’t necessarily have to be BIG.

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Oldie but Goodie: Mobile in Recruiting: What Does That Mean?

SmashFly

We have written over 600 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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. This is no more present than in recruiting. Your recruiting team is on the move more than ever and having tools in place to help them manage, capture and engage with candidates is very important.

Throwback Thursday: 3 Key Audiences for Communication in the Candidate Experience

SmashFly

We have written over 600 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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. The event was the culmination of a year long process with leading recruiting organizations that participated in the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards.

3 Innovations Modernizing Talent Acquisition #HCIevents

SmashFly

Next week, the SmashFly team will be in San Francisco, CA to participate in the HCI Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum on December 11-12. If you are there, talk with us about all the innovations below and our Recruitment Marketing Platform at Table #1 (and please reach out to set up a meeting at the event!). Finding candidates is no longer the main problem for organizations, it’s attraction and securing buy-in that is keeping recruiting teams up at night.

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

SmashFly

We have written over 500 blog posts on the SmashFly blog and many remain as relevant today as they were when we wrote them. 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. This article will focus on where Talent Analytics fits in your recruiting strategy and some insights into what you should be looking for.

Oldie but Goodie: Where are You on the Recruitment Technology Curve?

SmashFly

Tomorrow, the SmashFly team will be in San Francisco, CA to participate in the HCI Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum on December 11-12. If you are there, talk with us about all the innovations below and our Recruitment Marketing Platform at Table #1 (and please reach out to set up a meeting at the event!). For this post, I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.6.15 to 3.13.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about inbound marketing for recruiting, better job ads, social media tips, LinkedIn, talent challenges and HR Conversations. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.6.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.28.15 to 4.3.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.28.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Mobile Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Easter Fara Rives Holland Dombeck Steve Boese Tricia Follieri

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.21.15 to 2.27.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering rising job opportunities, A/B testing of job descriptions, passive aggressive recruiters, employment branding and successful conferences. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.21.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.21.15 to 3.27.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about employee referral programs, content marketing for recruiting, interview tips, LinkedIn, technical knowledge and food trucks. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.21.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.14.15 to 3.20.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about better job descriptions, future of HR, recruitment marketing questions and the candidate experience. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.14.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.11.15 to 4.17.15

SmashFly

Here’s our weekly feature in which we share our favorite articles about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be talking about candidate experience, Mobilegeddon, recruiting content and getting a new job. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.11.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

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.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.13.14 to 12.19.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering recruitment trends for 2015, mobile recruiting, and recruitment marketing . Webinar: The Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition: Recruitment Marketing, Employer Branding and Unified Analytics. Happy Holidays: Have a Smashing 2015 from the SmashFly Team!

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.17.15 to 1.23.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering employer branding, bleeding edge recruiting trends, HR wishes and inbound recruitment. Blog: Questions Answered: Trilogy of Modern Talent Acquisition with Glassdoor and SmashFly. Worth a read on many of the key trends happening in recruiting.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.7.15 to 2.13.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering high performance recruitment marketing, sports and HR, candidate experience, passive candidates and influencing on Twitter. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.7.15 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.29.14 – 12.5.14

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering LinkedIn, recruitment challenges, performance curves, recruitment trends and Career Site. Press: Rapid Growth in Recruitment Marketing Fuels Expansion of SmashFly Management Team.

Top 4 Recruiting Metrics to Use in 2017

Proactive Talent

If recruiters spent their days analyzing and reporting on every metric out there they would have absolutely no time to recruit. Trends like social recruiting are only useful if recruiters know exactly what works and what doesn't. By giving your recruiting program a data-focused approach you will be able to understand candidates, both active and passive much better. Retention Rate This is also a given when it comes to recruiting metrics.