SmashFly Technologies + Proactive Talent = Technology + Strategy

Proactive Talent

Check out the post below by SmashFly's Director of Business Development, Lynne Foster, announcing our partnership. You can also read the original post on the SmashFly blog. Even better, I get to help SmashFly partner with these super smart companies and people ― from other technology vendors like HireVue to candidate-facing brands like Glassdoor and The Muse. Professionally, he is bold, modern, intelligent and disruptive (which speaks to SmashFly’s heart!).

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

SmashFly

Respondents in a recent SmashFly survey confirmed that notion: Referrals were ranked the highest quality candidate from more than 10 sources. Continue Reading → The post Q&A with Chief Product Officer: SmashFly’s New Referral Feature appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Most in talent acquisition would agree that employee referrals are the most valuable external candidates their teams can get.

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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. This is telling of the entire team at SmashFly.

How Should We Break Up Sourcing and Recruiting?

Fistful of Talent

One of the biggest TA failures over the past decade has been this concept of how to break up Sourcing and Recruiting. Yes, we definitely need sourcing! Yes, it makes sense to have individuals specialized in sourcing on your TA team. We put the entire recruiting process down on a single line and we look for a ‘natural’ break along that line where Sourcing starts, then stops, Recruiting starts, then stops. We suck as talent acquisition leaders.

Q&A: Future of Sourcing, Crafting Campaigns & AI

SmashFly

What does the future of sourcing look like? The post Q&A: Future of Sourcing, Crafting Campaigns & AI appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Sourcing CRM capabilities recruiting technology SmashFly sourcingYes, there’s probably some advanced artificial intelligence, but there’s also going to be a ton of marketing expertise and gut.

The Best Way to Measure Your Recruiting Efforts: Source of Influence

Glassdoor for Employers

The candidate journey is no longer a linear experience that consists of a candidate deciding to look for a job, screening ads, Featured Talent Acquisition Glassdoor Metrics Recruiting recruitment metrics smashfly source of hire source of influence

The Future of Sourcing Looks Like This

SmashFly

Justen is speaking in an upcoming webinar with SmashFly’s Chris Brablc on 3/23: The Sourcer’s Guide to Epic Marketing Campaigns. I’ve been in technical sourcing and recruiting for. The post The Future of Sourcing Looks Like This appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruitment Marketing Platform Sourcing Future of Sourcing recruiting technology sourcing from crm

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

SmashFly

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). It’s the only way we believe to have an accurate source of truth. Here are the statistics with sources: 85% of the Global Workforce is Open to new positions – [link].

Sourcing tools you never knew you always needed

Devskiller

Regardless of whether you have been a recruiter for years or are just starting out on your HR adventure, good sourcing tools can completely change the whole process, for the better of course. 32 sourcing tools to deliver your recruitment goals. Slack is also a great sourcing tool.

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How GM Put Its Talent Sourcing in Overdrive

SmashFly

This may be a corny joke, The post How GM Put Its Talent Sourcing in Overdrive appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Sourcing sourcing strategies transform recruitment marketingWhat happens when a company of 250,000 employees only has four people working in talent acquisition? Answer: It doesn’t acquire much talent.

There Is No Single Source of Hire

SmashFly

Source of hire is an important measure for organizations to understand how their efforts to attract candidates ultimately impact the bottom line in terms of qualified hires. Accurately tracked and measured, source of hire provides insight into how best to spend your finite recruiting budget and recruiters’ time. Continue Reading → The post There Is No Single Source of Hire appeared first on SmashFly Blog.

You Sourced the Perfect Candidate – Now Get Them to Respond

SmashFly

You have your sourcing strategy down pat. The post You Sourced the Perfect Candidate – Now Get Them to Respond appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Sourcing email tips OpenView Ventures SourceCon webinarYou’re a master of finding the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill position. But if you can’t get—and keep—their attention, none of.

46 Sourcing Tools for Expert Recruiters to Find Top Talent

Hundred5

For budding recruiters, here is a list of sourcing tools that you can use to find excellent job candidates, from web scrapers to browser extensions and all the way to full-fledged recruiting CRMs. Platforms you can source from In order to get the ball rolling and hire some great people, first you need the platforms to source them from. Another fact: only 1 in 5 recruiters use Facebook to source for candidates, mostly because of their lack of marketing skills.

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The Nature vs. Nurture of Sourcing

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post The Nature vs. Nurture of Sourcing appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruitment Marketing Sourcing Glen Cathey Jonathan Campbell SourceConSourcers are always finding new ways to effectively use technology, street smarts and process of elimination to find quality candidates.

The Key Recruiting Metric You’re NOT Tracking: Source of Influence

SmashFly

The Key Recruiting Metric You're Not Tracking: Source of Influence from SmashFly Technologies Move over source of hire, there’s a new metric in town: source of influence. The post The Key Recruiting Metric You’re NOT Tracking: Source of Influence appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruiting Analytics Recruitment Marketing Platform elyse mayer Glassdoor kiresten davidson slideshare source of hire source of influence webinar

What is Mobile Talent Sourcing?

Boolean Strings

While we see an occasional post about obtaining a list of conference attendees from an app, I don’t think “mobile sourcing” has gotten the attention it deserves. Mobile Recruiting has a great quick definition in a Smashfly post : “ Deliver a mobile-responsive candidate experience, leverage SMS campaigns and capture leads from mobile devices at events.

HCM Talent Technology Roundup – June 12, 2020

Recruiting Daily

It results from the November acquisition of SmashFly Technologies. Which joined Symphony’s employer-branding and creative services with Smashfly’s recruitment marketing and CRM tools.

Do You Have an Employee Referral Program?

SmashFly

SmashFly is on a mission to learn how employee referrals stack up against your other sources of hire. appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing SmashFly employee referral Recruiting source of hire survey There is much said on the importance of employee referrals in talent acquisition. And we need you to tell us by taking our quick survey. It’ll only take 5 minutes (we had a few HR friends time themselves).

What Do Your Candidates Really Want?

Glassdoor for Employers

You’re probably already measuring source of hire. Featured Talent Acquisition Candidates Employer Branding Glassdoor Hiring Job Job Candidates smashfly source of hire source of influenceYou can see which percentage of hires come from job boards, LinkedIn, referrals and recruiting.

We Upped the Twitter Game at OHUG 2015

SmashFly

The post We Upped the Twitter Game at OHUG 2015 appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruiting Conferences Recruitment Analytics Recruitment Automation Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Marketing Platform SmashFly Source of Influence Talent Acquisition Talent Community CDW CH2M HILL Derina Adamczak ohug 2015 recruitment automation recruitment marketing platform rick rosario stacey montalto talent acquisition The Cheesecake Factory

What Bersin’s 2015 Talent Acquisition Factbook Tells Us About What’s Broken in Recruiting

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post What Bersin’s 2015 Talent Acquisition Factbook Tells Us About What’s Broken in Recruiting appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruitment Analytics Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Marketing Platform Recruitment Metrics Source of Influence Talent Acquisition 2015 talent acquisition factbook analytics bersin by deloitte job boards Recruiting recruiting analytics recruitment marketing platform SmashFly source of hire talent acqusition

Pipeline Intelligence: Your Starting Point for Sourcing and Campaigning in the CRM

SmashFly

The post Pipeline Intelligence: Your Starting Point for Sourcing and Campaigning in the CRM appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Today’s businesses are filling an all-time high number of jobs and spending an incredible amount of money in hiring. According to SHRM, an estimated 66 million roles are filled per. Recruitment Marketing

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. Two weeks ago (2011) I wrote a post on accurately measuring “Source to Hire” through your ATS & job distribution technology and received the following interesting comment from Master Burnett: There is rarely a single source of hire in today’s hyper connected reality. Single source of application maybe. Source to Hire OR Source of Application?

Recruitment Marketing Report Card: Fortune 500

Recruiting Daily

In a new research report, SmashFly Technologies found that 34% of […]. Upcoming Webinars xUpcoming Webinars Advertising employer branding fortune 500 Marketing marketing automation matt charney rdaily Recruiting Daily recruiting webinar recruitment marketing smashfly SourcingJoin us for this amazing expert panel as we discuss Recruitment Marketing Report Card featuring 5 amazing leaders at the worlds largest companies.

Why Source of Influence Metrics Matter in Recruitment Marketing

SmashFly

Source of influence is an imperative metric to your recruitment marketing strategy because: Recruitment marketing and. Continue Reading → The post Why Source of Influence Metrics Matter in Recruitment Marketing appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidates act more and more like consumers in their search – and research – for a career, which means there are more and more touchpoints that influence their decision of where to apply and where to accept an offer.

“Post and Pray” Actually Takes More Work Than Recruitment Marketing!

Fistful of Talent

” Shah laid out the workflow between going out on job boards and posting jobs, versus going out and specifically sourcing for the candidates you actually know will fit the opening you are recruiting for. When you are actively sourcing and targeting a specific individual you will have fewer candidates to screen overall, fewer candidates to interview overall, less ‘work’ overall.

When Did Referrals Stop Being Real Recommendations?

SmashFly

This post was inspired by the new Referrals solution available in SmashFly 15, which you can read about here. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” appeared first on SmashFly Blog. ATS Candidate Experience Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing Talent Acquisition employee referrals referral programs smashfly 15Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting. 11 will say “employee referrals.” OK, I know the math is off there, but employee.

Why Do We Need Artificial Intelligence In Talent Acquisition?

Fistful of Talent

I don’t need a robot to do the heavy lifting of sourcing and recruiting if my folks are doing exactly what they’re supposed to be doing. will now take each one of your job postings, go source for those jobs in your entire talent landscape, rank those candidates in a really intelligent way, then reach out and nurture those candidates. We don’t really have a problem with sourcing and vetting candidates. Smashfly Tim Sackett a.i.

Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Employer Brand International Recruiting Mobile Recruiting Recruitment Analytics Recruitment Marketing Recruitment Marketing Platform SmashFly cande awards candidate experience survey CDW CH2M Derina Adamczak integration recruitment marketing platform rick rosario Social Media sourcing stacey montalto The Cheesecake Factory

11 Ways Your Team Can Start Recruitment Marketing NOW

SmashFly

Continue Reading → The post 11 Ways Your Team Can Start Recruitment Marketing NOW appeared first on SmashFly Blog. A candidate’s decision to take their career to your organization can involve as many as 12 touch points with your employer brand―from your career site to social media to a referral to an email. Further, Google recently published its perspective on “micromoments,” stating that it’s not just the last touch point before conversion, or “zero.

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

From sourcing to candidate development to extending an offer, inbound marketing actually augments and extends your existing recruiting related processes and initiatives rather than replacing or replicating them. We have to say that, but it’s just part of a bigger campaign with our partners at Smashfly around the intersection of recruiting and marketing.

What Will the Talent Acquisition Platform of the Future Look Like?

Fistful of Talent

So, we now see ATSs that have some light CRM, recruitment marketing capability, sourcing capability, assessment and ranking science, job posting distribution, video interviewing, etc. Things like CRM, interviewing tools, communication tools, assessments, programmatic, job distribution, sourcing, etc. Platform one is Talent Attraction and Sourcing—that includes referral automation, programmatic, CRM, distribution, college sourcing, etc.

The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

There’s little warm-up involved anymore, since candidate information has become completely commoditized due to a spate of new sourcing tools and talent technologies that give us so much information about candidates without our actually having to put in a whole lot of effort. The downside of direct sourcing is you never know what you’re going to find, and sometimes, it ruins everything. To our friends at Smashfly – sorry about your Sox.

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Moving From Transaction to Relationship in Talent Acquisition: Funnel vs. Infinity Loop

SmashFly

The post Moving From Transaction to Relationship in Talent Acquisition: Funnel vs. Infinity Loop appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience Recruitment Marketing Sourcing Talent Acquisition Talent Pipelines candidate relationship management sourcing talent engagement strategiesI have a new lens for thinking about the process of talent acquisition. It centers around the idea that we need to show our process as an infinity.

There Wasn’t A Recruitment Marketing Entry in Wikipedia

SmashFly

I remember when I wasn’t allowed to use Wikipedia as a source for papers or research in school. Continue Reading → The post There Wasn’t A Recruitment Marketing Entry in Wikipedia appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Recruitment Marketing SmashFly Talent Acquisition recruitment marketing wikipediaWhether that was because teachers thought it wasn’t accurate or they wanted us to walk to the library to get a real book, it was extremely annoying.

WEBINAR: The Key Recruiting Metric You’re Not Tracking, Source of Influence

SmashFly

Research by Invero shows that today’s candidate touches 18 source of information and checks 7-8. The post WEBINAR: The Key Recruiting Metric You’re Not Tracking, Source of Influence appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Industry Recruiting Analytics What's Happening elyse mayer glassdoor for employers kirsten davidson recruiting metrics source of influence webinarIf you aren’t tracking the entire candidate journey, how can you improve it?

#WeControltheRobots: Top Tweets from SourceCon 2017

SmashFly

The post #WeControltheRobots: Top Tweets from SourceCon 2017 appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Industry Sourcing What's Happening Future of Sourcing SourceCon sourcing hacks sourcing tipsYou can’t not start following a hashtag when it’s #WeControltheRobots. Then when you realize it’s also the theme of #SourceCon, you jump on both. SourceCon ALWAYS live up.

How CVS Partnered to Recruit Frontline Talent During the Pandemic

SmashFly

The post How CVS Partnered to Recruit Frontline Talent During the Pandemic appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Career Site Optimization Recruitment Marketing career site covid-19 recruitment marketing sourcing“Coronavirus is here, and we need your help.”

Recruiting Whiz Vids: The Art of Persistence (vs. Annoyance)

SmashFly

Annoyance) appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Sourcing Talent Acquisition recruiting video recruiting whiz vids series sourcing tipsIn our newest video series “Recruiting Whiz Vids,” I talk to my colleague and fellow Opportunity Consultant (think sourcers for sales!) about the art of persistence vs. annoyance. The post Recruiting Whiz Vids: The Art of Persistence (vs.

Source of hire: what it is, how to measure it and how to use it

Workable

Tracking source of hire (SoH) will help you distribute your hiring resources to the most effective recruiting channels. Here’s an overview of how to determine source of hire and how to work around its limitations: What is source of hire? Source of hire (SoH) shows what percentage of your overall hires entered your pipeline from each recruiting channel or source (e.g. job boards, referrals, direct sourcing.). Drop or adjust consistently lagging sources.