Applying for jobs using mobile devices is becoming increasingly common. According the Pew Research Internet Project, 58 percent of Americans own a smartphone and 32 percent own a tablet. With the increasing proliferation of mobile devices, recruiters need to develop…Continue
Added by Julia on March 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Over the last 12 months I have lost count of the amount of recruiters that have told me their career’s site is responsive which is great but when you actually delve deeper the main thing I have found is very few sites are you able to complete the application process from start to finish on a mobile device. Put yourself in the job seekers shoes how annoying and time consuming it is for you to find that dream job on your device only to find out in order to upload a CV you need a laptop or…Continue
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Holly DeMuro.
Any employee who has gone through the dramatic economic downturn that began in 2008 knows, for the last few years, the mantra has been, “keep your head down, keep working, and be glad you have a job.” During this period, employers instituted round after round of layoffs and the remaining employees continued to absorb more work…Continue
In case you haven’t noticed yet, the web is going mobile. More and more users are surfing your staffing or career site from their mobile phones and looking at it with a tiny 4 or 5 inch screen. Up to 30% of your traffic now comes from mobile devices. Which means you need to optimize it for their viewing pleasure.…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Added by Elise Jennings on December 20, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
To find the best talent, you have to be available to the best talent. These days, many of the candidates you seek are connecting to jobs via mobile platforms – and if you aren’t there, you’ll miss them!
The shift toward mobile recruitment makes sense. After all, nearly every person looking for a job has a mobile device, and more than two-thirds of them search for and apply to jobs using those devices. The job search has evolved from a stand-alone task to one of a dozen that…Continue
Added by Shannon Trenton on December 9, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments
"You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind..." — Rod Serling
How about a dimension where a majority of job seekers search AND apply for jobs from their mobile devices, yet only a small fraction of companies are enabled to allow this? Now that’s a scary dimension. And it’s the one we’re living in right now.
"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…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on October 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments
The Internet job search has gone mobile. Like the rest of the world, your competition is moving faster and doing more while away from home. Mobile job search is now standard fare for job hunters and recruiters alike. Whether you're looking for mobile jobs on an Apple or Android device, there's something out there for you. Most of the mobile job apps you'll want to use are free and have been…Continue
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 — 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 candidate experience, getting email addresses, job boards, mobile recruiting and a recruitment marketing case…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 16, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Mobile healthcare recruiting is a very effective way to recruit younger generation healthcare professionals. Many young people today have grown up in climates where mobile communication is ubiquitous. So it's natural for these young people to use their mobile devices to search for new jobs. Savvy healthcare recruiters can employ mobile recruiting to ensure they are reaching a wide number of young people searching for jobs in the healthcare…Continue
Added by Sarah Boisvert on August 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
As a recruiter, you obviously understand the power of a great hire. While the best often come from referrals, it can be hard to get those referrals engaged in your recruitment program, especially for those who don’t work in-office. To combat these problems, many organizations are turning to mobile to make the referral process easier for everyone, including the new remote workforce.
This infographic, compiled by social employee referral management…Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on August 7, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments
One of my favorite negotiation anecdotes is from Stuart Diamond’s book Getting More. In it, he describes a scenario where a child would like to have a cookie, but the parent says no. Undeterred, the child then asks if he can get half a cookie and the negotiation ensues. I love this example…Continue
Added by Ramon Andino on July 20, 2013 at 10:20am — No Comments
If you are interested in this topic, I encourage you to check out the Candidate Experience Awards.
When you look to improve the candidate experience it’s important to focus on not only all the stages where you are interacting with candidates but also the devices that candidates…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Mobile recruitment is on the rise right now. Many companies have already realized that they can hire competent employees through their mobile phones. This is expected if we consider that in America, one-third of the people own at least one mobile device. Also, two-thirds of mobile phone users use their smartphone for browsing the Web and sending tweets on Twitter, and about half of them are known to use their phones…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on July 10, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
It’s a fact – an engaged workforce consists of more productive, happier and altogether motivated employees. Workers who are given feedback and encouragement from their managers gain a better understanding of the tasks at hand, and higher sense of purpose.
Nowadays, though, it’s not as easy to provide employees with the same kind of face-to-face engagement of the traditional workplace. The…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — 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, we’ll be talking about resume alive, Google interviews, good recruiting, recruitment content and mobile recruiting.
Before we get to the articles. The Candidate Experience Awards are accepting applications for this year’s awards and…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 28, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments
As the way that we interact and engage evolves so will your recruitment marketing strategy. From social to SEO, you need to embrace different ways of attracting and engaging with candidates looking for your employment opportunities. Nowhere is this more true than mobile which represents a growing medium for which candidates access, research and engage online.
Getting mobile into your recruitment…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 6, 2013 at 1:37pm — 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 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