During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:
Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment? …
Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm —
Every recruiter has had, or will have, the experience of a candidate declining a job offer, contrary to everything the candidate has said or done up until that point.
This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary… Continue
Added by Ross Clennett on January 13, 2014 at 8:00pm —
We have written recently that the market is showing signs of recovery and that job flow is increasing. Indeed, I have personally seen a marked increase over the summer when I had been warning candidates earlier in the year that things would slow down…you live and learn! It is all… Continue
Added by AdMore Recruitment on September 12, 2013 at 3:00am —
One of the most difficult situations a recruiter can encounter is finding the perfect candidate for the perfect job - with an un-commutable distance between them.
A recent study shows that more than three-quarters of candidates have a problem with relocating - even for a great job. Moving is never easy, especially if… Continue
Added by Andrew LIsa on September 3, 2013 at 4:30pm —
Attracting the best and brightest intern candidates to your internship program isn’t an easy task. In fact, the search for talented interns often leaves us overlooking some of the most valuable pieces of the recruiting and hiring puzzle -- namely,… Continue
Added by Ashley Mosley on August 30, 2013 at 9:52am —
Mobile recruiting is a hot topic in HR circles. And while the primary focus has been geared towards job-seekers, it’s time to expand it to include another crucial aspect of the recruitment process – employee referral programs.
Referral programs are a strong sourcing method steeped in social activity… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am —
The world of job searching is getting tougher for candidates. It is taking employers longer and longer to pull the trigger on new hires. Even great candidates with all the right skills and values are left wondering and waiting by the phone. According to research done by economists Steven J. Davis, Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger, vacancies are staying open far… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 16, 2013 at 8:30am —
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 —
HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.
Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees
1. For… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am —
Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a
few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…
Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am —
I know we have all felt it, and I know we have all ignored it. I am referring to the feeling of a candidate we should just walk away from. We have put in all the work, and put ourselves in a point of no return. … Continue
Added by Ryan Harding on February 11, 2013 at 11:30pm —
The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am —
We have had a lot of requests to repost this offer so here it is!....see below
Each month we like to send free tools to the RecruitingBlogs community so that everyone has the opportunity to search like a pro. If you haven't heard, TheLadders now has a completely free way to source candidates at any level. … Continue
Added by Noel Cocca on January 11, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Leads present an excellent opportunity for corporate recruiters to garner more qualified candidates via their employee referral programs. Permitting employees to do their own initial qualifications and refer names and contact details without resumes opens the door to a wider group of top talent who don’t necessarily have updated CV’s ready and available to submit.
However, many corporate recruiters are hesitant to dive in and forego resumes at the referral stage. Reasons range from… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am —
Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm —
I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm —
Sometimes, the client experience can feel a bit like buying a house. I put forward a great candidate, they do a perfect interview and are offered the job. Client and candidate are happy. At least until someone else comes along with a better offer and lo and behold – that client has been ‘gazumped’ by the lure of a higher salary.
This happened to one of my clients recently, with the candidate turning down a role (despite already having accepted it) for the sake of a few thousand pounds… Continue
Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 2, 2012 at 5:06pm —
The relationship between corporate recruiters and candidates has witnessed a shift in the information available to the two parties. The widening use of the Internet, particularly social media, has opened up access to data on both sides, ushering in an age of transparency and a heightened potential of mutual communication. In other words, candidates are now in a better position to take the initiative and interact with organizations. This means that corporate recruiters have to step up… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 27, 2012 at 9:12am —
With Platforms like LinkedIn and You tube are the days of the traditional CV numbered?
I for one love seeing candidates getting creative when seeking a role. I don’t think this will completely replace the traditional CV but now that many adverts have the apply with LinkedIn button, is it about time the CV evolved into 2012?
With unemployment still at a high in many sectors how can candidates…
Added by Amanda Ashworth on November 24, 2012 at 11:30am —
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 candidate courtesy, Halloween, Goldman Sachs, recruiting experience and active candidates.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on October 26, 2012 at 3:10pm —