Best practices. You know you’ve read that teaser a gazillion times. One place you see this phrase are on popular recruiting websites and conferences. The REALITY is this. Recruiting is ACTUALLY more about WHO than HOW.
Unfortunately, recruiters are lured away from the WHO and into HOW… Continue
Added by Michael Glenn on August 18, 2015 at 1:30pm —
PPC, or pay per click, is a strategy many marketers use to buy keyword based traffic to their websites. In fact, many companies from startup to Fortune 50 spend millions of their advertising budgets on "owning" certain keywords each year. So why wouldn't you try PPC for recruitment marketing? The… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on August 17, 2015 at 12:00pm —
Some of you will be aware that I am not shy of bemoaning the fact that there are so many poor job posts littering the online space. You only have to visit a job board and pick a few ads at random to find cut & pasted job descriptions, phrases like "Our client are looking", hideous… Continue
Added by Alasdair Murray on July 15, 2015 at 5:30am —
Instead of formulaic cut and pasted resumes and job descriptions, the free ATS Jobularity is making the search personal by using advanced tools like candidate videos, live references, and job descriptions delivered directly from hiring managers.…
Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 2, 2015 at 5:02pm —
A successful interview can have a significant influence on employers when you are applying for mortgage administration jobs, so it is important to make a good impression.
- Look Professional: Mortgage administrators need to be highly organised and personable in order to be successful. This is why it is essential that a professional attitude and positive…
Added by Ian Reseigh on June 24, 2015 at 4:34am —
Ministerial departments in the UK failed to fill 72 percent of vacancies in 2014/15, according to Freedom of Information requests submitted by the leading cloud-based CRM provider, Bullhorn.
Bullhorn requested information on total recruitment spend in the financial year 2014/15 from all 24 government ministerial departments. It also requested information on the number of advertised vacancies in the last financial year, and the percentage… Continue
Added by Peter Linas on June 22, 2015 at 6:51am —
For years, recruiting organizations have used candidate data (resumes, profiles, assessments, etc.) to make informed decisions on hiring. Candidates applied, recruiters evaluated and decisions were made. It is a “wait and evaluate” strategy in many cases.
The digital revolution has turned this dynamic on its… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on June 16, 2015 at 12:07pm —
I remember when I wasn’t allowed to use Wikipedia as a source for papers or research in school. Whether that was because teachers thought it wasn’t accurate or they wanted us to walk to the library to get a real book, it was extremely annoying. Well teachers, the times have changed―Wikipedia is nearly always the top source listed in Google for nearly everything, and it’s updated in a nanosecond. If Wikipedia doesn’t have an entry for a topic, I feel like it doesn’t exist.
So needless… Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on June 8, 2015 at 9:53am —
Admittedly, immediate supervisors and the Human Resources department
have it tough during performance appraisals. There are bound to be employees who feel embittered and discriminated at not being promoted, not being…
Added by Avika Shah on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm —
So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know… Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am —
Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills to help attract consumer-minded candidates. This change currently underway in recruiting is similar to how the marketing function has evolved over the past 10 years.
Marketing has largely turned “inbound” in the last… Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on May 27, 2015 at 12:30pm —
In our previous post “Are you killing the recruitment consultant?” we discussed the issues encountered by a recruitment consultants when putting candidates through online skills testing. In summary, as Examagram is a free product the normal issues based around cost were removed. The blog explains that due to the nature of the recruitment industry skills testing is not always preferential due to time constraints on turnaround… Continue
Added by Emma Osborne on May 24, 2015 at 2:56am —
Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” 11 will say “employee referrals.” OK, I know the math is off there, but employee referrals are an important foundation of a successful recruiting…
Added by Chris Brablc on May 21, 2015 at 2:12pm —
Ask a recruiter where she gets the highest quality candidates, and she likely will say from employee referrals.
If employee referrals are so valuable, why aren’t they getting more focus in talent acquisition strategy?
SmashFly set out to understand the state of employee… Continue
Added by Lori Sylvia on May 14, 2015 at 8:48pm —
There is a high demand for individuals in STEM fields. Even conservative estimates assume that for decades to come there will be many more tech jobs available than there will be qualified applicants to fill them.
Many big tech companies are thinking ahead and doing anything they can to boost the number of people necessary to perform work in a technical role.… Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am —
I often hear about Client Control or Controlling Candidates.
This phrase makes me think of the image here – the puppet… Continue
Added by Chantal Brockman on May 8, 2015 at 8:52pm —
Recruiting the right people for the position you are looking to fill is not an easy task. When doing it internationally, the challenge becomes even bigger, as new issues arise, some of those without a standard solution.
The international recruiting scene is not a new one, yet it is still taking its… Continue
Added by Yoel Cassuto on May 5, 2015 at 4:00am —
By Lori Sylvia, Chief Marketing Officer, SmashFly
Last week, Bersin by Deloitte released its… Continue
Added by Lori Sylvia on April 30, 2015 at 7:53pm —
If you've got a business and you need great staff to help it take off, it's a good idea to outsource your recruitment services to a professional team of experienced consultants. They can carefully select the right people for you, based on your own specifications and requirements. What's more, they can attract a wider range of people and make sure that you're only getting the best staff to help with your… Continue
Added by Tonisha Parra on April 30, 2015 at 5:30am —
If you've been a smoker for a while, you might be oblivious to the message is sends out about you. This can make a huge difference in an interview and to potential employers. We're going to look about what smoking says about you, and how it could influence potential employers as to whether they take you on or not. Continue
They might say it doesn't matter - but that isn't necessarily the case
Most interviewers and potential employers want to seem as open-minded as…
Added by Peter Ellington on April 27, 2015 at 6:00am —