Let me just start with the simple truth that looking for the next gig sucks! And that is a sad truth coming from someone who enjoys change and new challenges. I believe it doesn't matter whether you are an “active” passive candidate (defined as I've got a job but am sort of looking), laid-off, fired or…Continue
As I shared in many previous writings, the biggest engine for jobs growth is small companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. Research from the Small Business Administration (SBA) proves that these business risk takers created almost 70% of the net new jobs in the U.S. over…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on March 6, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience. It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders. My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience. As everyone knows, it…Continue
On Wednesday, the big news at Talent Connect was that LinkedIn had gone mobile. But mobile access wasn't the only upgrade that LinkedIn's Recruiter product received, although this one received very little fanfare: recruiters who occupy a LinkedIn Recruiter seat can now post status updates directly onto…Continue
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 lost dogs, recruitment’s evolution, social recruiting, passive candidates and sourcing certification.
Now on to the articles. Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 2, 2013 at 4:03pm — No Comments
It was about this time last year I was…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on August 2, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
This blog post is bred out of a lot of conversations I’ve been involved with in the past few months around the Career Site and the overall candidate flow into the ATS application. I hope it helps you think about how these two resources flow together and the difference between the two. Also feel free to check out our White Paper on Career Site Optimization,…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
1 year in to the new Recruiting Staffing role and I have a great deal to be pleased about. I also have some personal reflections about how I can move the proverbial client satisfaction mountain to even new greater heights. Many times there are things to think on, how to maneuver, and how to find your way. Recently, I had opportunity to view my latest hiring manager surveys, and it caused me to reflect a bit - what is it that I can do to create "Raving Fans", in the…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 17, 2013 at 2:00am — 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 you’ll be getting 2 weeks full of content and we’ll be talking about hot corporate recruiting trends, micro-videos, mobile candidate experience,…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you are in the recruiting profession, it’s hard to get away from the candidate experience. It’s one of those hot topics right now that everyone is talking about. You go to recruiting conferences and you here speakers talk about the importance of treating candidates better (i.e. “As…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
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