3+ Tips to Pour Some Rocket Fuel on Referral Recruiting


If you don’t do referral recruiting, you’re walking straight past a low-hanging fruit. Let me show you some stats: A whopping 29 percent of referrals turn into hires. Referral hires run with a company longer (46% stay over one year, 45% over two years.) Referrals generate 25% more profit than hires from other sources. […] The post 3+ Tips to Pour Some Rocket Fuel on Referral Recruiting appeared first on Jobsoid.

It’s Time to Get Serious about Referral Recruiting – Here’s how!


Put your referral program into overdrive with this step by step guide (plus templates for outreach) ! If you don’t use referrals, you’re missing out on a killer opportunity to pour some rocket fuel on your recruitment process. But referral hires … Have the highest applicant-to-hire conversion rate at 40 percent. There’s more… Industry giants like Google, Intel, and Accenture do referral recruitment. Do you do referral recruiting?


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LinkedIn Referrals + SmartRecruiters Inaugurate New Era of Referral Recruiting


We at SmartRecruiters have always been the first talent acquisition platform to deliver the deepest level of integration with LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions products, including a seamless LinkedIn Apply process, one-click LinkedIn job posting , support for managed LinkedIn contracts and the best LinkedIn Recruiter integration in the market. Now we’re first to integrate with the new LinkedIn Referrals offering that Jeff Weiner announced today at Talent Connect.

It’s Time to Build a Strong Foundation of Core Fundamentals for Recruiting


Corporate Recruiting Employee Referrals Recruiting training Talent Acquisition FeaturedI’m a big proponent of innovation in the talent acquisition space. When it comes to innovative talent-acquisition technology, I’ve been an early adopter, an implementer, a beta-tester, a power-user, and a trainer throughout my 23+ years in the profession.

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The Sourcing Tool You Are NOT Using; News Flash, You Should be!

ERE SourceCon

Culture Employee Referrals Recruiting Referrals Sourcing Talent Acquisition Teambuilding Workforce FeaturedIf you have ever read anything that I have written on SourceCon you know, it’s not the conventional how to source or try this Boolean string. I try and help you think outside of the box, and I tell you a #truestory from my personal experiences in this crazy world that we choose to live in.

Are You Using Your Full Network? Building a Personal Employee Referral Program

ERE SourceCon

I think that all sourcers and recruiters can agree that networking is essential. Employees can give insight and perspective to a personal candidate that a sourcer or recruiter never could about the position and the company. Employee Referrals Recruiting Referrals Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition FeaturedIt helps to provide deeper connections with colleagues and community members.

Your Irresistible Employee Referral Program


Recruiting a new employee is never easy. It’s extremely difficult to find your recruitment soulmate. It doesn’t simply come down to the skill of the recruiter , it also depends on the quality of the candidates that are available to you. Interviews that came from Referral+.

Do You Have an Employee Referral Program?


There is much said on the importance of employee referrals in talent acquisition. SmashFly is on a mission to learn how employee referrals stack up against your other sources of hire. Continue Reading → The post Do You Have an Employee Referral Program? Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing SmashFly employee referral Recruiting source of hire survey

Why You Need A Strong Employee Referral Program


Developing a strong employee referral program takes time and effort, but can help you strengthen your pipeline and make effective hires, fast. The post Why You Need A Strong Employee Referral Program appeared first on. Recruiting Tips employee referrals recruiting tips

Best Talent Acquisition Articles 1.13.2017


Industry What's Happening employee referrals recruitment marketing ideas talent acquisition articles thought leadershipHappy New Year all you talent acquisition powerhouses. To add to your arsenal of tips, ideas and perspectives to make 2017 a better, stronger year, take a look. The post Best Talent Acquisition Articles 1.13.2017 appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

5 Metrics to Check the Effectiveness of Your Employee Referral Program

Recruiting Daily

We recently measured the referral programs of over 145 companies for some really cool findings. You might be surprised to learn, for example, that companies 4-6 years old have worse performing referral programs than the rest. News Trends best practices employee referrals Recruiting referral program vinayak ranadeOnce you look at the data though, the next question is this: “Well, how can I use this to […].

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The Secret Strategy for Increasing Employee Referrals


If you’ve been wondering if you should start your company’s employee referral program, or you’re thinking about increasing your referral payout, you may want to reconsider. There’s a better way to attract more applicants through employee referrals that doesn’t require a formal program or higher payouts, and many companies are already benefiting from it. The post The Secret Strategy for Increasing Employee Referrals appeared first on Recruiting.com.

When Did Referrals Stop Being Real Recommendations?


This post was inspired by the new Referrals solution available in SmashFly 15, which you can read about here. Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” 11 will say “employee referrals.” Continue Reading → The post When Did Referrals Stop Being Real Recommendations? OK, I know the math is off there, but employee.

Rewriting the Rules of Employee Referral Programs


Why are most referral programs limited to employees only? In a recent referrals survey conducted by SmashFly, 57 percent of organizations that have formal employee referral programs allow only employees to refer potential candidates. But the 43 percent of organizations whose referral programs reach beyond employees to solicit referrals from alumni, Continue Reading → The post Rewriting the Rules of Employee Referral Programs appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

Redefining Employee Referral Programs into the Modern Referral Network


Ask a recruiter where she gets the highest quality candidates, and she likely will say from employee referrals. If employee referrals are so valuable, why aren’t they getting more focus in talent acquisition strategy? SmashFly set out to understand the state of employee referral programs (ERPs) by conducting a survey of talent acquisition professionals.

The New Role of the Recruiter in Modern Talent Acquisition: Webinar Questions Answered


Last Friday, SmashFly hosted Forrester analyst Claire Schooley for a webinar on the new role of the recruiter in talent acquisition and how to use recruitment marketing to attract more educated and qualified candidates. Continue Reading → The post The New Role of the Recruiter in Modern Talent Acquisition: Webinar Questions Answered appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

Q&A with Chief Product Officer: SmashFly’s New Referral Feature


Most in talent acquisition would agree that employee referrals are the most valuable external candidates their teams can get. Respondents in a recent SmashFly survey confirmed that notion: Referrals were ranked the highest quality candidate from more than 10 sources. On average, an organization’s employee referral program generates 32 percent of hires.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.7.15


We round up the best articles and content in recruitment marketing each week so you can spend more time reading and less time searching. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.7.15 ATS Employee Engagement & Retention Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing Social Recruiting employee referrals Kris Dunn Nathan Perrot Paul Petrone Sarah Landrum social recruiting Tim Sackett

Case Study: Optimizing Recruitment Marketing Strategies to Exceed Hiring Goals


In 2012, Bright House Networks started a large and essential initiative to improve recruiting across the company. The post Case Study: Optimizing Recruitment Marketing Strategies to Exceed Hiring Goals appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Employee Referrals Recruiting Analytics Recruitment Marketing Platform Talent Pipelines Bright House Networks case study jen tracy jennifer tracy

Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 6.27 to 7.4


Second, we wanted to provide our weekly list of 5 articles that can help organizations improve their recruitment marketing efforts. Continue Reading → The post Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 6.27 First off, I hope everyone had a tremendous 4th of July holiday and enjoyed their time in the sun on the three day weekend. Enjoy! Content of the Week RecruitingDaily’s Matt Charney helped us.

How To Automate The Employee Referral Process


According to Silkroad, employees referrals are still the top source of hire at 30% of all hires. With the market getting even tighter, leveraging referrals is more important than ever. When a referral program works well, recruiters are a lot less stressed. Why don’t more companies use referral programs? The main reason is that referral programs are time-consuming. We could automate the referral process. Solving the money issue of referrals.

Why Your Next New Hire May Be a Former Colleague — and 3 Tips to Successfully Recruit Boomerangs

Linkedin Talent Blog

Sourcing Employee Referrals Recruiting TipsSteve Jobs may be the most famous “boomerang” of all time — he left Apple in 1985, and then returned 11 years later. Even back then, rehiring former employees wasn’t as common as it is today.

And the Highest Quality Sourcing Channel Is.


Recruiters do this by creating candidate pools (also referred to as “talent pipelines”) of active and passive candidates. And many recruiters spend the majority of their time trying to fill open positions, by […]. Talent Acquisition best practices candidate pools candidates channels employee referrals Recruiting Sourcing sourcing maturity TA

12 Tips for Maximizing the Impact of Employee Testimonials

ExactHire Recruiting

In the same way your organization or department might forward a “happy note” from a customer that commends the team for doing great work, look for email correspondence with job seekers, applicants and/or new hires that uplifts your positive recruitment brand. For instance, a testimonial that celebrates the empowerment of your organization’s client services roles could be a banner in the email signature of a recruiter. There’s no denying the power of social proof.

How to Get More Referrals in Recruitment

FireFish Software

Referrals are a great way to build strong networks of trust between you, your clients, prospects and candidates as they create a situation where the ‘good guys’ are all vouching for one another. There’s really nothing better than having someone you’ve worked with personally recommend you for your great services, but the million dollar question is… what can you do to get more referrals? Recruitment Sourcing

When Employee Referral Programs Turn Dangerous


You now have command over an excellent employee referral program which saves you time, money, and improves the quality of hires you bring on. HR professionals have sung the praises of referrals for ages, insisting over and over that with a great program, you will reap the benefits. You have to know how to utilize the right tools and when to use them – or you could endanger your company with poor handling of these recruiting weapons. Imagine that it is 9 a.m.

Social Recruiting Best Practices

NPA Worldwide

Social media platforms can be a valuable tool in a recruiter’s toolbelt, if used wisely. Job seekers rank social and professional networks as the most useful job search resource compared to job boards, job ads, employee referrals, recruiting agencies, and recruiting events.

What do you want to learn at #Strive19?


What recruitment marketing topics most interest you? Social recruiting. Text recruiting. Employee referrals. Recruitment events/career fairs. Diversity recruiting. Government/military recruiting. Campus recruiting. Sales tips for recruiters/closing candidates. What do you want to learn at #Strive19?

5 ways technology can help your hiring process


Manual processes slow down an organization’s recruitment strategy. Recruiting software with advanced reporting features gives HR stakeholders the ability to generate standard and custom reports to ensure they are staying compliant at all times. Staying ahead of legal issues requires HR to keep an eye on their recruitment pipe and current roster of employees. Candidate interviews are one of the most important pieces of the recruitment puzzle.

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Cracking The Candidate Experience Code


To everyone outside of recruitment the conversation must seem ridiculous, if we all agree that a good candidate experience is important then why not just do it? Recruiters everywhere know that this is much easier said than done, particularly in large complex organisations. For Episode 3 of the Recruiting Future Podcast I was delighted to interview Bethan Davies from RMS. The candidate experience must be one of the most discussed topics in our space over the last few years.

How to Make Great Candidates Come to You


Recruiting is increasingly competitive and challenging these days with it being so heavily an employee’s market and with more recruiters operating than ever before. These are passive candidates, one of the best performing pools for recruiters. Recruiting Process

4 Reasons to Invest in Employee Referrals


Employee referrals saw a decline in recent years, but organizations must improve their referral strategies to attract the best candidates. What Are Employee Referrals? Simply put, employee referrals are candidates that are referred for a position by an existing employee of the company. Organizations use employee referral programs to incentivize current employees to make recommendations for potential new hires. Employee Referrals Decrease Hiring Times.

4 Reasons to Invest in Employee Referrals


Employee referrals saw a decline in recent years, but organizations must improve their referral strategies to attract the best candidates. What Are Employee Referrals? Simply put, employee referrals are candidates that are referred for a position by an existing employee of the company. Organizations use employee referral programs to incentivize current employees to make recommendations for potential new hires. Employee Referrals Decrease Hiring Times.

5 Recruiting Metrics to Measure

NPA Worldwide

There are an endless amount of metrics recruiters can use to determine whether they are recruiting effectively or not, such as referrals per call or email conversion rate. But for those that don’t have the time to measure every little thing, here are the top 5 metrics to measure the success of your recruiting process: 1. Recruiting metrics need to be strategic and quantified with a focus on the big picture. Recruiting Resources metrics

How to write a recruitment policy


A recruitment policy is a statement on how you hire. It outlines your company’s preferred hiring practices and promotes consistency within your employee recruiting process. To begin crafting your recruitment policy , answer these three questions: Philosophy. What are your recruitment procedures? Use these three elements to structure your policy to give hiring teams a head start with their recruiting. How much flexibility do recruiters and hiring managers have?

How to Recruit High-Skilled On-Demand Workers


Finding the right on-demand candidates to deliver successful outcomes does require a different recruiting strategy and approach than what we use for regular full-time employees. 7 Recommendations for Recruiting High-skilled On-demand Workers. So what are some of the things that companies can do to ensure they are successful when it comes to recruiting and managing the on-demand workforce? All-Encompassing Recruitment Cover all of your bases.

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How HR technology is tackling the most irritating thing about recruitment?

Recruiting Blogs

However, HR managers and hiring experts cannot execute the entire recruitment by their own, as they would certainly require some or the other form technology to achieve the feat. One way to fasten the process is implementing a recruiting software to track the applications. This enhances every phase of the recruitment process. Functions of recruiting software: Manages your recruitment pipeline. Improves the recruitment process. Track employee referrals.

How to Adapt to IT Recruiting Trends in 2016


“In this market, where engineering supply is severely out of whack with demand, where good people are rarely actively looking for jobs, and where contingency recruiters get at least $25,000 per hire, the biggest problem isn’t filtering through a bunch of engaged job seekers. People recruiting them are in shorter and shorter supply. This “standard” recruiting process doesn’t apply anymore. 1 — Referral becomes your highest chance of getting high-quality candidates.

Six Ways to Attract Passive Talent

Recruiting Blogs

I am writing about several strategies to attract the potential candidate, which are more likely to prove cost-effective than traditional recruitment process. . Let's pen down and illustrate the points on how to target passive candidates and have a robust recruitment plan in hand to widen the candidate search. . In this era of AI, the chatbot is the best solution for the recruiters to whom candidates can ask relevant questions. You must be smart and cautious to recruit them.

5 Ways to Reignite Your Recruiting This Spring


Which reminds me, how’s your recruiting looking? That’s great news for everyone, but it also means recruiting is going to be that much more challenging. Fret not, dear recruiter. So if you’re response rates are dropping, your referrals have dried up, or you just can’t seem to find people your hiring managers actually like, take a step back, breathe a few deep breaths and listen in. Recruit a few work friends and get them to bring one of their friends and so on.

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