MBA recruitment is a structured and complex process. Career service offices layout strict rules for on-campus-recruiting. Plus there are thousands of MBA students at hundreds of graduate business schools around the world! So reaching this elite leadership talent can be a difficult task.
Today, recruiters use a mixture of traditional on-campus, in-person recruitment methods and new digital recruitment…
Added by Ryan Pratt on March 6, 2013 at 4:11pm —
RecruitingHop's new Mobile Readiness Report: Boston showcases the mobile readiness of Boston's Top Places to Work (as defined by the Boston Globe). We found that, despite their status as top employers, the majority of companies lack a… Continue
Added by Kerry Skemp on February 21, 2013 at 12:56pm —
Do you remember driving without a cell phone back in the day? What were we thinking? What did we do if we were the unfortunate recipients of a flat tire on the highway at 11PM?
We survived. We walked. We stuck our thumbs high in the air (not recommended). That’s what we did back then. These days, our mobile devices are pretty much our everything and they can do just about everything.
While mobile is critical for every business and function, it’s currently not the most… Continue
Added by Christopher Young on February 14, 2013 at 8:04am —
10 Facts about the Mobile Web
Added by Joel Cheesman on January 30, 2013 at 11:00am —
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 recruiting, recruiting models, technology trends, social recruiting and resolutions.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on January 11, 2013 at 11:30am —
One strong opinion I have is this – if you aren’t recruiting as a HR Generalist, you’re an administrator, subject to being outsourced at your employer’s whim in the future. I believe HR people need to be heavily involved in the Talent acquisition process in their companies. I know recruiting can and is outsourced, but if you are good on the…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on December 11, 2012 at 8:52am —
You may want to rethink hitting that ‘sell’ button next to your LinkedIn shares. It appearsFacebook’s newest job search app has landed with an unceremonious thud in the recruiting space.
Last week the app launched with much fanfare, probably because Facebook has done little to nothing when it comes to creating job apps.…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 26, 2012 at 4:19am —
Nine years recruitment experience has made me sensitive to the struggles of a Jobseeker. All too often I hear about the very lengthy and daunting recruitment processes that follow.
Unfortunately for Jobseekers, clicking the ‘apply’ button for that perfect job can mean being redirected to a site and an application process of 6+ pages to complete; an arguably ‘necessary’ requirement for gaining candidate information.
But are the words ‘lengthy’ and ‘daunting’ really the words an… Continue
Added by Amanda Ashworth on November 25, 2012 at 12:50pm —
This will be a short article and by no means is meant to be comprehensive. However, as I’ve been talking with recruiting organizations, listening to their stories at conferences, and hearing tidbits through the grapevine online and through prospect meetings, there are a number of key insights I hear time and time again that I think can be very helpful.
So what are recruiting organizations doing that enable them to be successful. Here are a few general habits that they… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 20, 2012 at 11:19am —
Over the last couple of years mobile recruiting has been on a steady incline. But while some companies are jumping in with both feet, for every early adopter there is another 100 companies still on the fence. Most of what you hear about are the statistics regarding the number of smart phones being purchased and the percentage of overall web…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 20, 2012 at 4:00am —
With the polls for this year’s Presidential Election open and closing today, we should know tomorrow who our next President will be for the next four years. As a nation we’ve had four years to evaluate the current president and now have a big decision to make. Do we believe in the status quo and what the incumbent will be able to do off his experience or do we believe that the upstart will be able to accomplish more with his new perspective? This is a decision every voter will make today… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 6, 2012 at 2:44pm —
Yesterday I shared a few data points from our new white paper Smart Phones in the Workplace, which will be published next week. [Click here to read Part 1] It is a survey of professional…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 6, 2012 at 11:02am —
A few weeks ago I wrote about how email has become a key driver of mobile recruiting. I was essentially making an educated guess that a big percentage of email is being read on mobile devices, largely because of the way I read email. Even before I switched from a Blackberry to…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 6, 2012 at 4:38am —
I read recently that Google released a new version of its search app for iPhone and iPad this week. (Yawn.) I scanned the article and read that part of the update included a "siri-killer." (Really?) I downloaded the update and experimented and I must say, LOVE it! (big… Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on November 3, 2012 at 12:49pm —
If you work in Human Resources chances are you have heard the Silo analogy once or twice. Ok maybe more times than you care to remember. But the silo issue is not exclusively an HR issue. All business functions are potential silos. Departments are set up so that we can apply concentrated resources and skills to specific types of work in…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 1, 2012 at 9:00am —
Thoughts from the road…
There are a lot of people talking about the best way to pump on their employment brand these days as they prepare for the recovery, which either has started, is getting ready to start or is still a couple of years away depending on your point of view…
Here’s the deal about your employment brand – you can’t make it up and make it what you want it to be. Like your culture, it already exists. Can you move it over time? Sure, with some hard work. But back to… Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 29, 2012 at 10:00am —
A few months back we published the Corporate Mobile Readiness Report, an assessment of the Fortune 500′s presence on the mobile web. We evaluated the companies on six criteria ranging from native apps, to mobile optimization of the corporate site, the career site, as well as the continuity between them. It was not surprising to find out that most companies are not ready. Less than 30% have mobile corporate websites, and only 13% have a… Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 25, 2012 at 10:00am —
It isn’t every day that a vendor in HR is called “an emerging force to be reckoned with” by a top market analyst. But that’s exactly what happened when Workday, a maker of web-based HR software, raised $637 million in its initial public offering last Friday.
Workday soared on its open in early trading Friday morning, opening at $48.05 per share. The company is now is valued at almost $4 billion, 39 times its revenue over the past 12 months. The… Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 22, 2012 at 3:59am —
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 recruiting, marketecture, employer branding, recent job board news and the history of social media.
And if you haven’t seen it, we were honored to be named on of George Larocque’s #HRWins HR… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 19, 2012 at 12:14pm —
Memory Triggered: When a credible candidate has worked in an absolute hell-hole where no one likes them, their organization or what they represent, guess what? They’re probably going to kick #$$ in your company, because your piddly little troubles and drama actually look appealing to them. They’re battle tested. They’ve been in the depths of hell, and your company’s not hell – it’s just El Paso in the summer.
Background: I used to be a Regional VP… Continue
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on October 19, 2012 at 8:52am —