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.)

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. Skip the Referral Bonus and Focus on Culture.

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LinkedIn Referrals + SmartRecruiters Inaugurate New Era of Referral Recruiting


Now we’re first to integrate with the new LinkedIn Referrals offering that Jeff Weiner announced today at Talent Connect. SmartRecruiters is live today with a seamless two-way integration to LinkedIn Referrals. Make it is easy to make a referral.

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.

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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.

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.

Social Engineering: The Human Element of Sourcing & Recruiting Candidates

Boolean Black Belt

In pursuit of becoming the top performing recruiter, I not only had to get very good at quickly finding the right. Referral Recruiting Social Engineering Sourcing Recruiting social engineeringWhy is the “Boolean Black Belt” writing and presenting about social engineering? Well, it’s actually quite simple. It all started over 20 years ago when I began working for a small, privately held IT staffing firm in Northern VA.

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?

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

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. The post The Secret Strategy for Increasing Employee Referrals appeared first on Recruiting.com.

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.

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?

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.

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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.

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

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.

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

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

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. Recruitment Sourcing

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.

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. Benchmark recruiting analytics.

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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 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. Recruiting metrics need to be strategic and quantified with a focus on the big picture.

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? These potential hires are more likely to be a better fit for the organization than non-referral candidates.

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 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.

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.

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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. . In this era of AI, the chatbot is the best solution for the recruiters to whom candidates can ask relevant questions.

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.

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.

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. Recruit a few work friends and get them to bring one of their friends and so on.

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What Recruiting Leaders Can Learn From NBA Free Agency


Across every industry, all recruiting organizations are on an endless search to find and attract the best talent to join their companies. Essentially, it’s a time for all NBA teams to attract and recruit the best “talent” for their organization. Everybody is after talent.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]


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.

Now And Forever: Why HR Tech Salespeople Suck (And What To Do About It).

Recruiting Daily

There’s a very good reason vendor is a four letter word in recruiting and HR. Subject: RE: “XYZ company” referral – “Recruiter Name From Your Company”. Subject: “XYZ company” referral – “Recruiter Name From my Company”.