A recovery from the deep U.S. economic recession has reopened the wound of the talent shortage. Companies are seeing the repercussions of having not managed talent and rewards effectively in the downturn and now their high performers are looking for better opportunities at companies that not only have a successful brand and business model, but also have a modern talent strategy that supports them as a professional and across teams and the broader enterprise.
Added by David Perel on May 22, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
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
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments
In this increasingly competitive candidate market, employers must now focus as much time on employer branding as would as they do on branding their products and services. Why? Well, if you want to create and deliver the best products and services you must promote your business to candidates in order for you to hire a high quality team of implementers.
As you may be aware, the best candidates will be choosing from several options and will select the employer that best meets their needs…Continue
Added by Sean McPheat on April 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
All this fuss about Social Recruiting and Recruitment as a Marketing function. Marketing successfully implemented, drives purchase decisions, inspires a call to action, and, if broadcast and amplified on social media as a channel, should drive…Continue
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Added by Michael Wright on March 6, 2013 at 5:24am — No Comments
GooodJob is pleased to present an exclusive report by Mona Berberich on the findings of her recent in-depth research, “Employee Referral Programs – A Comprehensive Study”.
Employee Referral Programs are THE answer to talent shortage and…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on February 25, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments
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 — No Comments
A values-based corporate culture is fast becoming an integral factor in the workplace. It sets the tone for the daily employee experience – employees want to feel good about their work activities, and a positive culture fosters deep awareness and identification.
The effectiveness of employee referral programs is affected by the quality of the corporate culture. Since referral programs are optional to employees, and lie outside of their job descriptions, they are more likely to be…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
Providing your employees with social tools to make job referrals can give your company’s employer brand an incredible boost. Your employees are your company’s best ambassadors, and when they share your job vacancies with their social networks, they not only provide their connections with direct access to the corporate recruitment team, but also send all the right messages about the kind of workplace you run.
Four Unbeatable Employer…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments
With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:
1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Tis the season for giving, especially in the corporate world. As the economy struggles to get back on its feet, many vendors take this opportunity to remind their clients how lucky they are to have their business.
This is the time for departments to dig deep into their pockets (ok, maybe not that deep) and shell out some cash for that bottle of booze or fruitcake that will hopefully see their relationship through to another year.
If you’re like me and you’ve been lucky enough…Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 29, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Or did he...
I'll start by saying that I am not an astrologer nor do I understand the first thing outside of the fact that I am a Virgo and that Virgo begins with a V.
I attended a wedding this past weekend and was introduced to a family members "friend". He was a bit older most likely in his 80's. To start a conversation he asked what I do for a living. I kept it simple and told him that I am a recruiter.
The rest of the night was history as…Continue
As social media continues to gain an influential hold within our everyday lives, more and more corporate recruiters are jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon. They are signing up for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, posting jobs on their social media pages, and…Continue
In Part 1 of our series on implementing enterprise gamification in referral programs, we discussed the low employee…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments
Effectively executing your employer branding strategy can have long-lasting benefits, states Dr.…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 26, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 16, 2012 at 8:43am — 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 corporate culture, pactive candidates, LinkedIn’s future, Navy recruiting, candidate experience and Talent Networks.
Before I get into the articles, I would like to do a call out for the Candidate…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 6, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments
Wednesday was my one year anniversary as a Corporate Recruiter for Zones. Oddly enough, it was also the day I filled my 120th position. That’s a lot of interviews. Of course this includes internal transfers and promotions I helped facilitate, some easier than others (that’s still a lot of interviews). Here’s some of what I’ve learned –
Recruiting is (still) a sales job. Just because I’m not working on commission anymore doesn’t mean I don’t…Continue