70% of Talent Recruiting Leaders believe that they’re using data poorly.
Applicant tracking systems simply aren’t designed to provide the data you need to plan and execute an effective recruitment marketing strategy.
At the heart of the problem is… Continue
Added by Joel McLean on March 24, 2016 at 1:52pm —
Over the last five years, recruiting leaders have invested increasingly larger shares of their recruitment budget into Employer Branding, Mobile Recruiting, and Recruitment Analytics. This is a great trend. But hidden within this… Continue
Added by Joel McLean on October 21, 2015 at 12:30pm —
The biggest challenge with recruiting today isn't the massive amounts of information flooding the recruiting gates. It's not even the growing bytes of data amassing in the virtual… Continue
Added by Kelly Robinson on August 18, 2015 at 10:22am —
There are five main components of a successful recruitment marketing strategy―but not all strategies are created equal. So why not listen to major organizations that are succeeding?
Check off the do’s and banish the don’ts to make your program more engaging and improve your ROI.
DO talk about the work in an impactful way. Lockheed Martin uses content to actually open up conversations with segments of their talent pools. Instead of talking about the job as a… Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 16, 2015 at 10:16am —
The long-standing stereotype of the HR professional has been that he or she is more a ‘people person’ than a ‘numbers person,’ one who shies away from hard data, science and math. While this is somewhat understandable given that ‘human’ is embedded within the very job title itself, it is by long stretches an unfair…
Added by Jed Hamilton on February 3, 2015 at 12:18pm —
Research carried out by Investors in People revealed the following:-
- A 10% rise in employees looking for a move.
- An increase of 5.85% in employees who believe the job market has improved.
- A 4% drop in employees who are happy with their current job.
While these figures may not come as a surprise, coupled with this are soaring absenteeism levels, equating to £30 billion per year or 7 days for each employee per year.
Put the two together and… Continue
Added by Jay Freeborn on February 3, 2015 at 11:30am —
When you're recruiting, would any of the following help you?
- Reduced hiring costs
- Higher rates of employee retention
- Improved employee engagement
- Get ahead of your competitors
Added by Jay Freeborn on January 27, 2015 at 12:34pm —
The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue… Continue
Added by Maurice Karpes on January 12, 2015 at 8:23am —
Are you familiar with the concept predictive policing? What began as science fiction is gradually becoming science fact. Jim Stroud discusses it and how it could be potentially be leveraged for recruiting. | For more information on predictive policing read: http://buff.ly/1tJpQuj | Connect with Jim Stroud on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimstroud | Connect… Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on January 5, 2015 at 11:00am —
With Halloween upon us, it seems a perfect time for the HR and recruitment industry to face up to one of its biggest fears: The inevitable coming of big data and analytics.The anxiety around this has been building and has now reached a level akin to fear of the coming Zombie Apocalypse.
The hype on analytics in HR and recruiting has been growing to near cacophonous levels, but unlike other business disciplines, adoption and application…
Added by Jed Hamilton on October 30, 2014 at 5:04pm —
In an excellent Barron’s article from earlier this year titled “It’s Not the Earnings, It’s ‘The Metrics’ That Really Matter,” Tiernan Ray… Continue
Added by Mark Willaman on March 27, 2014 at 1:42pm —
If you read one of my recent posts, “Getting Started with Recruitment Marketing”, you’ll know my thoughts on the importance of analytics in a total recruitment… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 30, 2014 at 1:30pm —
"I can count to ten. One, two, three, four, five, nine, six, eight... Well, I can count to five." — Frosty
Baby, it’s cold outside. No doubt, just about every part of the U.S. is feeling the bitterest of winter chills to kick off 2014. It’s been so cold, even the polar bears said, ‘…
Added by Jed Hamilton on January 9, 2014 at 11:21am —
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 threads shaping HR’s future, SEO in 2014, measuring hiring quality, helpful sourcing tools and Microsoft’s employee review system.
Now on to our favorite articles to read this week. Here are the articles that interested us (in no particular order), enjoy!:…
Added by Chris Brablc on November 15, 2013 at 11:30am —
If you’ve been to a HR conference the past few months, you more than likely have heard analytics and big data mentioned at least once or twice (and probably more than that.) And for good reason. Analytics represent a way for organizations to perform better on what they do every day. Providing the insights and knowledge that they don’t have today to improve tomorrow.
Makes sense right? The major problem for organizations is not determining that they need analytics but moreso how to… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 23, 2013 at 3:53pm —
"Maybe now you can't hear them, but you will..." — Jimi Hendrix, Are You Experienced? (1967)
We are big believers in candidate experience here at Jibe. In fact, it underpins everything we do. That’s why we continue to be enthusiastic supporters of The Talent Board’s annual Candidate Experience Awards. Announced at the HR Technology Conference earlier this month, we’d… Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on October 22, 2013 at 12:02pm —
“Vegas, baby! Vegas!!” – Trent
You know what’s money? The HR Technology Conference is money. And it definitely knows it.
Yep, it’s that time of year and Jibe is ready to hit The Strip, roll some dice, tip our cap to…
Added by Jed Hamilton on October 4, 2013 at 12:00pm —
"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data." — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Go with your gut. Trust your instinct. Use your intuition.
These are tried and tired axioms in the world of recruiting. No offense to your gut, but with the resources and tools available today, instinct alone is not the smartest or most strategic way to go about recruiting. We all know the people a…
Added by Jed Hamilton on October 3, 2013 at 3:03pm —
For more thoughts on recruitment marketing analytics, check out our post “Why the Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW”.
When you look to build a metrics & analytics strategy, what… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 28, 2013 at 11:30am —
Talent Analytics is one of the biggest trends in today’s HR. The need to understand your employees and what drives their performance for your organization is critical for companies to be successful. And while I could write more about this, I think it’s a better use of our time to point to Josh Bersin’s great article before we begin,… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 20, 2013 at 1:00pm —