All Blog Posts Tagged 'optimization' (31)

Diet & Exercise to Optimize Talent Acquisition

Much like consistent diet and exercise is a process we follow to help us stay fit, so too is the talent acquisition optimization process. When we set out to optimize our talent acquisition technology and process, we must implement consistent procedures to make certain the system and activities function as…

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Added by Lynn Knight on September 16, 2014 at 12:14pm — No Comments

FROZEN Out of Talent? Let It Go!

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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on August 28, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

FROZEN Out of Talent? Let It Go! - SHRM Webcast Tomorrow

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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on August 25, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

12 Tips To Bring Out Your Inner Headhunter

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 …

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Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Flappy Birds Approach to Recruiting

Flappy Bird Recruiting 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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on May 22, 2014 at 10:35am — No Comments

The Flappy Birds Approach to Recruiting

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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on February 4, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Wanna See Something Really Scary?

"You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind..." — Rod Serling

You wanna see something really scary?

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.

How’s …

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Added by Jed Hamilton on October 31, 2013 at 2:33pm — 1 Comment

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

Mobile Candidate Experience: Career Site, Engagement, Apply

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is it time to brainstorm on your Employer Value Proposition?

This blog post was inspired by conversations with William Tincup.  Check him out on Twitter at @williamtincup and his internet radio show at DriveThruHR.

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 1, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

Mobile in Recruiting: What does that mean?

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 17, 2013 at 11:12am — 2 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.2.13 to 3.8.13

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 moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

The Value of Optimizing your Career Site/Job Postings (with Stats)

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…

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Added by Larry Engel on February 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.26.13 to 2.1.13

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,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 1, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Do You Know If SEO Is The Right Field for You?

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…

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Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on November 15, 2012 at 9:07am — No Comments

The Next Big Thing in Recruiting is... Voice Search Optimization

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…

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Added by Jim Stroud on November 3, 2012 at 12:49pm — 4 Comments

The Candidate Experience is about Communication

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 27, 2012 at 1:25pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 9.8.12 to 9.14.12

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 14, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.25.12 to 8.31.12

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 31, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

What functions should your Career Site serve?

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 23, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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