Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…Continue
We live in a connected world and one that is becoming more digitally savvy each day. With over 17 million Australians now on Facebook alone, many recruiters just aren’t keeping up with what their clients and candidates really want from them > being accessible on their channel of choice, adding…Continue
You keep tabs on all the news stories just to let your readers stay acquainted with all that is happening in this world, but when your blog depends on a news story that is a hot topic at the moment and everybody is writing on it, then my opinion for writers would be to wait for a week. This may sound crazy, maybe your writers send you emails suggesting this story as your next topic, but remember that they read your posts because they like your judgment and thus they would like your…Continue
Added by Laurencehill on March 2, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments
Employee generated content creates a powerful direct communications channel for companies to cut through the corporate copy and careers speak to tell a direct and intermediate story that cuts through the marketing BS and buzzwords to establish a direct, credible perspective on a role, location or business unit within a larger company or brand.
Added by Katrina Kibben on February 22, 2016 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional…Continue
Last May our first Recruiters Masterclass in support of the UK based Cystic Fibrosis Trust, raised £6896.80, with recruiters from over 60 businesses tuning in to live training from five leading UK…Continue
Ask 100 prospects and you will hear 100 complaints about your ATS. Or any ATS. What we see as a "necessary evil," your prospects see as more evidence that you care far more about your internal processes, in making things easier for you than in attracting great talent.
Is it true? Would you…Continue
Added by James Ellis on August 26, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments
And we know, too, that this new wave of recruiting is powered by proven inbound sales and marketing techniques, taken and applied — to great effect — to the traditional recruiting…Continue
Added by Maura McElhone on July 20, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
For years, recruiting organizations have used candidate data (resumes, profiles, assessments, etc.) to make informed decisions on hiring. Candidates applied, recruiters evaluated and decisions were made. It is a “wait and evaluate” strategy in many cases.
The digital revolution has turned this dynamic on its…Continue
This is definitely embarrassing to admit but I learned how to ride a bike pretty late in life. By late, I mean I learned on an adult bike when I was about 12 because someone pushed me down a hill. Hold your giggles, please.
I’ll never forget the exhilaration of realizing “hey! I’m riding…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on June 15, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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AKA - Our stab at being legal and legitimate.
Contest officially begins when we post the blog on RBC and all entries must be submitted by Friday April 17th at 5PM EST. Winners will be announced Monday, April 20th at 4:20ish PM EST.
All of us at…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on April 13, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments
Recruiting is acquiring talent for your interests. IMHO I built one of the better blogs about recruiting, the SmartRecruiters Blog. In my three and a half years running SmartRecruiters content marketing and social media, I've recruited and edited 250+ writers and our work amassed 3+ million pageviews. I'd like to share some tips on how I did it and provide you with a directory of top recruitment…Continue
I love talking content strategy, especially within the context of the larger talent acquisition and recruiting strategy. But I see the same thing over and over again, and I thought you might appreciate learning about my magnifying glass strategy.
The situation is pretty common. If you are building content for your career site,…Continue
Added by James Ellis on January 27, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
I too have been bored! Not just here, but everywhere online. Too much noise, nonsense and dumbification. There has been a severe suckage situation for quite some time now across multiple venues. Maybe I'm a fool for saying that (more than handful of times) here, over there, or anywhere. Or, perhaps...?
As a regular contributor and commenter within the HR and recruiting blogging community, I was thrilled to be invited to join RecruitingBlogs’ 2014 Editorial Advisory Board. Yeah, I…Continue
As a Southern California native, consuming (and/or cooking) mass quantities of Mexican cuisine is a way of life. One of the more delectable ingredients in many tasty recipes is refried beans. Ironically, the way these beans are made involves…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 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 f you’ve started your job search or looked at career resources, you’re probably hearing this word a lot—Networking. You may be thinking you don’t know any professionals in the career that interests you, or find the task daunting. In reality, each of us already has networks that can help us in our career path and job…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on December 4, 2012 at 6:50pm — 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 content marketing, better apply process, social freedom, offshore recruiting and HR engagement.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on September 28, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments
In today’s hyper connected world, it’s incredibly interesting how an unknown quantity can become an internet sensation in a short amount of time. Just ask Korean rapper PSY.
Although he has been relatively successful artist in Korea for the last 11 years, you would be hard-pressed to find someone in the US that knew his name. But now with his music video and song “Gangnam Style” (you probably want headphones if…Continue