Companies who are putting the candidate experience at the heart of their recruitment strategy, are best positioned to gain a competitive edge over their competitors. But what does the modern candidate want? Here are three important pointers to keep in mind when designing a candidate-friendly application…Continue
Whether we’re talking career sites, web sites, social shares or even job listings, incorporating visual features can take each step of the recruiting process farther. The power of visual is undeniable, yet many recruiters are leaving it out of their everyday candidate communications. This missed opportunity to grab clicks, shares and engagement has to stop, and here’s…Continue
Regardless of the current economic climate, the average number of interviews is increasing as staffing moves more towards temporary staffing and people on average stay shorter in one job.
This trend creates several problems and leads to…Continue
There used to be speculation about video interviewing encouraging discrimination. Some were worried that seeing candidates face-to-face earlier on in…Continue
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.
iCIMS has rolled out Video Cover Letter as part of our own hiring process, and as an organization we couldn’t be more excited about the results we’re seeing. Our very own technical recruiter, Nicole Tucker, gave a quick snapshot of…Continue
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A company’s brand is who they are and what sets them apart. There are probably thousands of other companies in most industries, but there are only a handful of names that people will recognize. They will recognize those names because of clearly defined and successfully promoted branding. Even if a company offers the exact same services or products as the other guy, the company with the established brand will always do…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 14, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Video interviewing hit the sourcing and hiring scene with a bang. Tech tools that are actually relevant, useful and cost effective tend to do that. Video interviewing has made a big name for itself in the HR and recruiting space. When tools like this come along that save so much time and money, with little investment and training needed, professionals will grab on tight.
According to a PGI infographic, in the last two years, the use of …Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 7, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Time-to-fill and its associated costs are always on the minds of recruiters and hiring managers. The longer it takes to fill a given position, the higher the costs get. Productivity goes down, jobs are impeded and it can feel like everyone is breathing down your neck. Time-to-fill becomes even more important when…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 6, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Video resumes are becoming an extremely popular way to stand out from the crowd. They are easy to make, and they showcase a candidate’s creativity and tech skills. When used correctly, a good video resume can shoot you straight to the head of the pack.
We have embraced video to the fullest. Why read when you can watch! Over 1/3 of web traffic comes from …Continue
Added by Angela Yu on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
It’s no longer as simple as typing up a resume and faxing it in. The virtual considerations that now go into the job hunt cannot be overlooked. To stay competitive in your job search, you need to consider how technology plays into that search. There is far more to consider now that we have virtual footprints everywhere. Getting ready to look for a new position now comes with a few more…Continue
It's summer, and interns are a commodity hot on HR's mind. Internships can do wonders for any business' employer brand. The type of community outreach that cultivates young talent and gives them a foot in the door says a lot about a company. When an internship program offers the intern applicable tools and skills, it…Continue
These younger candidates are looking for technology, flexibility and guidance in their candidate experience. You can offer them all of the above with video interviewing. In fact, quite often, this new generation of workers will choose these things over monetary compensation. Attracting talent, means knowing what they're looking for.
Added by Angela Yu on June 18, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments
Let's take a quick look at a day in the life of the…
Added by Angela Yu on May 14, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments
At Wowzer, since we love video, we love Vine. Vine does for video what Twitter did for blogging: helps people share glimpses of their lives in a minimalist format so that it's fast to create and fast to watch. But is Vine good for presenting yourself to prospective employers?
Vine videos are limited to 6 seconds; they're short, interesting and usually pretty fun to watch, in part because lots of clever users have…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on April 23, 2013 at 4:26pm — No Comments
For a talent acquisition manager, the career website is often their first exercise in employer branding. These days, companies are deploying employer brand strategy to their social media channels as a means to further engage with talent. However, once a candidate decides to apply for a job, the rest of the hiring…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on March 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The stats are scary.
The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…
Changes in Technology have changed the way we work, communicate, read books, listen to music and even watch TV so it should come as no surprise that its now changing the way we hire. Although video interviewing has been around for a while 2012 saw it really…Continue
In a recent interview by Human Factor’s Syed Zafar Mehdi, the CEO of Reinventa Dee Oceans, Davide Sialpi, said:
“If the company has built a strong and authentic employer brand experience, it means the company has effectively focused on satisfying employee’s tangible and intangible needs.”…Continue
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