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3 Important Lessons on the Candidate Experience from American Express

As a marketer, I’ve always been fascinated by the customer service experiences that I have as a consumer and the different methods used by companies to communicate with customers.  I’ve had bad experiences and great ones and it was a very good experience yesterday that I would like to share as it provides some insight…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 22, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

(WEBINAR) 4 reasons not to miss Improving Candidate Experience With Digital Interviews

We’ve all been job seekers at one point or another. And we’ve likely had a shitty experience for one reason or another.

We’ve all been in a situation like that at one point or another. You can’t connect on skype, the video interviewing platform doesn’t work or even something as simple as not knowing if you’re calling the hiring manager or they’re calling you. The company…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 21, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

3 Simple Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

Looking for a job is stressful – just ask Google. A search for ‘job search stress’ returns about 55,000,000 results.

Whether the job seeker is a member of the long-term unemployed, recently out of work, or even employed but exploring their options it’s important to understand that they are going through a…

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Added by Kevin Hawkins on May 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Who should we blame for poverty, debt, obesity & ROBOTS?

Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.

Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 3, 2014 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

That Chip Drives Me

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You can almost recognize it when you see it, can't you? It's that look in someone's eye. The way they carry themselves. The determination that they seem to ooze. It's that person who has a chip on their shoulder...something to prove.

I grew up attending a very academically challenging private school from 6th grade to 12th grade. The school like to boast that if we could…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on March 3, 2014 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

Calling Hooey on You

Hate people

Hooey. If you aren't familiar with this term, it's a nicer and friendlier way of calling "BS" on something or someone. It's when your words and your actions don't line up and your hypocrisy has been exposed. Such is the case with Recruiters. I am calling "hooey" on you today.

I have been in recruiting for around 10 years. During that time, I have interviewed and hired countless…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on February 28, 2014 at 11:34am — 2 Comments

Applications - Just Do It!

There are fewer things in this world that irritate me more than when someone can’t follow simple directions. For example, fill out the application (at the time after we’ve scheduled an interview of course – I wouldn’t want to enrage any of the candidate experience gods by asking for legal paperwork too early on when I should be offering a Frappa Mocha Someshit so that I can make…

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Added by Pete Radloff on February 24, 2014 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Ditch the Double Standard

The good news: for at least a few people I’ve spoken with recently, the job market seems a bit warmer so far this year than it has been in quite a while. Let’s hope so!

The bad news: applying and interviewing for jobs is just as cumbersome as ever.

The ugly news: many employers must…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 5, 2014 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

Can We Be Friends?

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?  …

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Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Recruiter Poll Regarding “Active” Applicant Interactions

If an interested and qualified applicant contacted you directly (or was referred to you by a mutual professional connection) for one of your open/posted requisitions would you:

A) Call him/her ASAP to discuss

B) Email him/her ASAP to schedule a phone call when…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on January 22, 2014 at 9:30pm — 9 Comments

Cleared Recruiters To Do List for 2014

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Added by Kathleen Smith on January 7, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

How "Saving Mr Banks" Can Help Recruiting

This week I took my youngest daughter to see Disney's latest, "Saving Mr. Banks."  Truth be told, she wanted to see it far more than I did; I didn't expect to glean much from it at all.  I'm pleased to report I was wrong.  You might not think that a movie about the making of another movie, Mary Poppins,…

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Added by Crystal Miller on January 6, 2014 at 9:33am — 3 Comments

Making a Business Case for the Candidate Experience

Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience.  It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders.  My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience.  As everyone knows, it…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2013 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

How Much Weight Should a Job Candidate's Education Hold?

The benefits of holding a college degree for a job-seeker are fairly obvious - August 2013 stats show that the unemployment rate for college graduates is just under 4 percent, compared to nearly 8 percent of those who only have a high school diploma and nearly 11 percent for high-school dropouts.

However, that only answers the question how much attending college should matter for…

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Added by Kelsey Castle on November 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Playing With Fire: Are You Experienced?

"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…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on October 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

2013 Candidate Experience Awards (@TheCandes) Recap

This year I had the absolute privilege to help The Candidate Experience Awards as a member of the CandE Council. It’s been 3 years now and as someone who has followed this program since inception, it’s absolutely tremendous to see how much it’s grown in such a short time (credit is due to founders…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 17, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Stop showing candidates your A S S umptions

Are you making premature assumptions about applicants or candidates? Here’s a few common categories focused on finding the right fit. Do you see anything potentially wrong with these ways of assessing talent?

Personality Predictions

Once a person’s hard skills are confirmed through visually examining on paper or on screen or verbally over the phone or in person, soft skills almost always become a more prominent factor. Many people place a tremendous amount of credibility…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on October 16, 2013 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Gamble In Vegas, Not On Your Technology

“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…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on October 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.10.13 to 8.16.13

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 experience, getting email addresses, job boards, mobile recruiting and a recruitment marketing case…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 16, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Time-To-Fill is Going Down the Tubes

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…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

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