I don't give a hoot, yeah I said hoot, about how many candidates it takes to get a hire. You know why? Because after being in this industry for 15+ nearly years you learn something about what it really takes. I'm going to break this down for you dear readers. We've all been doing it wrong lately. And, here is something more. You can blame whoever came up with the stoopid…Continue
Recruiters have lots of metrics that they are measured on, but the most worthless of them all is the Phone Time Report. This is the report that shows how much time a recruiter spends on the phone each day/week/month.
Some live by this report, and for the life of me, I just can't see why. It is filled with abuses and does not accurately reflect the production level or successes of a…Continue
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 — No Comments
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
Please note: This article originally featured on the RecruitLoop Blog.
If you measured every metric that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are employing effectively or not, you would end…Continue
This blog post is bred out of a lot of conversations I’ve been involved with in the past few months around the Career Site and the overall candidate flow into the ATS application. I hope it helps you think about how these two resources flow together and the difference between the two. Also feel free to check out our White Paper on Career Site Optimization,…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 25, 2013 at 11:30am — 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 you’ll be getting 2 weeks full of content and we’ll be talking about hot corporate recruiting trends, micro-videos, mobile candidate experience,…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you are in the recruiting profession, it’s hard to get away from the candidate experience. It’s one of those hot topics right now that everyone is talking about. You go to recruiting conferences and you here speakers talk about the importance of treating candidates better (i.e. “As…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
If you are a recruiting organization and looking to improve your candidate experience, I urge you to apply for the Candidate Experience Awards. This will be a great way to learn new techniques and benchmark your candidate experience against the industry’s best.
It’s no secret that recruiting organizations are becoming more cognizant of the candidate…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 26, 2013 at 2:17pm — 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 software feelings, engaging tomorrow’s workforce, employment branding, A/B testing, sourcing and semantic SEO.
Also, a reminder. The Candidate Experience Awards are accepting applications for this year’s awards…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 21, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments
One of the most common themes of the HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference last week (you can see my recap here) was the need for recruitment metrics as part of any recruitment strategy. Capturing data on your talent acquisition process is integral for…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 20, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
On this blog and in our conversations with recruiting organizations, we talk a lot about having a “comprehensive recruitment strategy”. But in some of the conversations I have with folks, it’s not really clear what this means.
So let’s aim to clear this up!
Now in the marketplace today, there are a number of voices locking into a few areas and stressing their importance. “You need to be doing Mobile”, “A CRM is a must”, “Social needs…Continue
With the Recruiting Innovation Summit this week in San Francisco, I thought it was as good a time to discuss innovation in our space and discuss how and why it comes about.
I’m not down there but our CEO Mike Hennessy & CSO Scott Fowle are, if you want to get your SmashFly fix.
So let’s get…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 15, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments
I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.
With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss. On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:
Added by Mark A. Leon on May 7, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments
If you are like me, this year’s March Madness has led to a lot of busted brackets and little hope of winning any of my bracket pools. But with all the upsets, have come some great teams and stories especially among the Cinderellas. With one of the best stories being Florida Gulf Coast.
From the coach and his supermodel wife to the players that barely played before the new regime to the university that was often confused with a Junior college, this team has been media gold and one of…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 the Source of Hire, outlawing HR, recruiters and refs, the value of sourcing and talent acquisition value mapping.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 22, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments
This picture of me was snapped recently at a local mall and it’s for realz! Can you believe it? Me, Leslie Mason, reduced to soliciting social media scores on the street corner. Am I the only person who measures their social success by their Klout score and what in the world is going…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 the Pope, measurement, finding content, LinkedIn and hiring for fit.
Also, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 15, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Within any organization there are a number of things that you take for granted as being true in your process and strategy. Things that in thought may not appear to be a big deal but given a second look may have a considerable impact on your overall results. And in many cases, this is not done with intent but happens because you expect your technology and process to accurately handle these areas. The real problem is that some organizations don’t even realize they have a problem.
Added by Chris Brablc on March 13, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments
This will be a short post but one that I think is important to understand as you are evaluating your process and budget spend. For every one of your recruiting advertising sources, you are making educated decisions based on the…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 7, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments