The following is the transcript from a webcast I led on 8/26/14 for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management). This should not be copied, distributed, or used without my permission. Thank you.
Hello everyone. My name is Doug Douglas. I’m speaking with you from Austin, Texas today where I live…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on August 28, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments
Tuesday - August 26, 2014
1:00 CST / 2:00 EST
I'm excited about a webcast that I will be leading tomorrow for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) called "FROZEN Out of Talent? Let It Go!" In this session, we will be focused on Recruitment Optimization. Much like SEO (Search…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on August 25, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments
The historic act of headhunting is quite disturbing, yet fascinating. The literal practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing them, has advanced from ancient times to the 21st century.
Figuratively, the aggressive nature of the word has carried over to the modern day recruiting industry. In our …Continue
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Every few months or so, a new game app comes around that my 16 year old daughter and all of her friends go crazy over. They sit there in a deep stare, barely moving, likely not even breathing - then BOOM - an eruption of disappointment, followed by the resolve to do even better next time, even if it means subsidizing their time spent on homework or interacting with their parents. This goes on and on…Continue
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Every few months or so, a new game app comes around that my 16 year old daughter and all of her friends go crazy over. They sit there in a deep stare, barely moving, likely not even breathing - then BOOM - an eruption of disappointment, followed by the resolve to do even better next time, even if it means subsidizing their time spent on homework or interacting with their…Continue
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"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.
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…Continue
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
Here’s a question: when’s the last time you really sat down with your team and discussed the true value proposition that you provide candidates and how to most effectively message this to candidates. If…Continue
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Mobile is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today. And organizations are trying to figure out how to leverage mobile not only to improve employees ability to do work better but also to better the overall experience for customers and other stakeholders. However, when someone says you need to think about Mobile, this can mean a whole host of different things for the organization. And there are a number of different touch-points where embracing mobile can make a whole lot of sense (or…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 moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.
Also, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments
A lot of folks talk about the value of performing Search Engine Optimization on your job postings, but very rarely do we get the chance to see actual statistics regarding the benefits.
In order to get an accurate read on the performance of an SEO project, we first need to gather the current performance data to use as a benchmark for the "Before" statistics. To do this, establish the list of keywords you want to optimize for and run the queries through the Google search engine. You may…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on February 1, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
As a recent graduate myself, I know that it can be difficult to know what you want to do while you’re still in school. I graduated with a degree in English education, and so I prepared myself to teach high school kids about Shakespeare and wear heels everyday so that everyone knew I wasn’t a student. I just stumbled upon…Continue
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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
With just less than 2 weeks until this year’s HR Technology Conference, one of the sessions that I’m most looking forward to is The 2nd Annual Candidate Experience Awards. This session should provide some great insights on what some of the more forward thinking companies are doing with their recruiting processes to foster a better candidate experience (it should have a…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 27, 2012 at 1:25pm — 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 media strategies, social recruiting, RPO’s, trends affecting HR and Career Site SEO.
In case you missed it hear…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 14, 2012 at 9:28am — 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 social recruiting metrics, beginning your social recruiting journey, some cool LinkedIn features, careers page fails and Career Site Optimization.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 31, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments
For nearly every recruiting organization, the corporate Career Siteis their recruiting hub. It’s the one place that all the online recruitment activities point back to and where candidates ultimately end up when they are looking for and applying for employment opportunities.
Done are the days where the Career Site is just a static repository of your jobs. Just…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 23, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Social Media influencer Jeff Bullas’ recently wrote an article explaining how search engines factor in a user’s Social Media influence when determining page ranking. Jeff Bullas concludes, “... I suspect…Continue
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