If you are a recruiting organization and looking to improve your candidate experience, I urge you to apply for the Candidate Experience Awards. This will be a great way to learn new techniques and benchmark your candidate experience against the industry’s best.
It’s no secret that recruiting organizations are becoming more cognizant of the candidate…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 26, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments
Hidden Gem Jobs for the Unemployed or Underpaid infographic courtesy of Job-Applications.com
As the way that we interact and engage evolves so will your recruitment marketing strategy. From social to SEO, you need to embrace different ways of attracting and engaging with candidates looking for your employment opportunities. Nowhere is this more true than mobile which represents a growing medium for which candidates access, research and engage online.
Getting mobile into your recruitment…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 6, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments
Is the art of learning languages soon to be a thing of the past? Over years linguists have tried a number of different ways to simplify communication between cultures; this is usually done via the pictograph (signs and symbols).
Pictographs originate from the Ancient Sumerian,…Continue
Added by Steve Shacklock on June 6, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
With the Recruiting Innovation Summit this week in San Francisco, I thought it was as good a time to discuss innovation in our space and discuss how and why it comes about.
I’m not down there but our CEO Mike Hennessy & CSO Scott Fowle are, if you want to get your SmashFly fix.
So let’s get…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 15, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments
Here’s a question: when’s the last time you really sat down with your team and discussed the true value proposition that you provide candidates and how to most effectively message this to candidates. If…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 1, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about mobile Career Sites, social recruiting, technology, content and changing skills.
A reminder that the…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 26, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments
I was talking to a colleague about messaging the other day and he had a really good analogy that I wanted to share in thinking about how and what you communicate with your target market. He mentioned trying to be a “good doctor” when you are creating messaging and deciding on what to communicate.
Here’s the concept. A good doctor won’t tell you all the degrees he or she has on their wall, what they studied in medical school or the latest medical research they published but they will…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Mobile is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today. And organizations are trying to figure out how to leverage mobile not only to improve employees ability to do work better but also to better the overall experience for customers and other stakeholders. However, when someone says you need to think about Mobile, this can mean a whole host of different things for the organization. And there are a number of different touch-points where embracing mobile can make a whole lot of sense (or…Continue
Leaving your current firm? Beware of the counteroffer!
You scored a new job and now it’s time for the dreaded formal resignation. Shaking in your boots, you head to your manager’s desk to hand over your resignation…Continue
Added by Evelyn Amaro on April 16, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments
Has an interviewer, or job advertisement, ever asked you for your Klout score?
In time, maybe they will. …
If your experience of the travel industry solely consists of a few family holidays, then don't worry - you've still got plenty of opportunities to secure yourself a travel job. But there are definitely a few ways that you can boost your chances...
As with most industries, securing some good work experience is definitely time well spent. These can vary massively (both in terms of length and quality), but if you're…Continue
Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 1:01pm — No Comments
Should your CV last more than two pages? How honest should you be? Should you tailor it to suit online job boards? Here’s how to create the perfect travel job CV.
Keep it short
Try to keep your CV relatively short - ideally keep it under two pages. For any attractive travel job, employers are likely to see many applications, so it's unlikely that the fourth page of your CV clinches it for you.
There are many ways to free up space on your CV, such as…Continue
Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments
Even if you're happy in a secure travel job, it's always important to refresh your CV - no-one knows what's going to happen in the future, so why not keep your options open?
By following a few easy steps, you can make sure your CV will not only stand out to employers, but will also reflect well on you as a candidate.
Sum yourself up in a few words at the top of your CV stating the type of travel job that you want and what you can offer in…Continue
Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
As most people who've struggled and searched for a new job in recent years will know, the increased competition means that it's becoming harder to stand out and, frequently, it's the smaller things that make the difference. While you may not be able to add a new position to your CV, you can certainly boost your employability.
Do some work experience
Yep, it's an old classic, but work experience is always a good addition to the CV. If you can, try to gain…
Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
This is the seventh post in a series on Talent Networks. You can view the other posts here:
Part 1: What is a Talent Network?
Added by Chris Brablc on March 14, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Within any organization there are a number of things that you take for granted as being true in your process and strategy. Things that in thought may not appear to be a big deal but given a second look may have a considerable impact on your overall results. And in many cases, this is not done with intent but happens because you expect your technology and process to accurately handle these areas. The real problem is that some organizations don’t even realize they have a problem.
Added by Chris Brablc on March 13, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.
Also, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about career sites, candidate experience, people analytics, Valve and social recruiting.
Also, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 1, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments
A lot of folks talk about the value of performing Search Engine Optimization on your job postings, but very rarely do we get the chance to see actual statistics regarding the benefits.
In order to get an accurate read on the performance of an SEO project, we first need to gather the current performance data to use as a benchmark for the "Before" statistics. To do this, establish the list of keywords you want to optimize for and run the queries through the Google search engine. You may…Continue