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 — No Comments
Employee referral program software provider Zao, pulled together some powerful statistics in their infographic, “How to Implement an Employee Referral Program”. They found that:
Recruiting new staff is challenging and stressful…To avoid making hiring mistakes, it’s best to plan ahead. So apart from advertising the vacancies, looking at the time it takes to hire, getting the right number and quality of applicants and dealing with the admin burden, what else do employers need to look at? If handled properly, the hiring process can deliver a constant…Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on November 28, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments
Branding is important and we all know that. A strong brand can make a company, and a weak brand can break it. Employer branding is even more important and I’ve mentioned why several times – a good employer branding takes an organization’s company culture, values, and story and makes it part of the overall brand. Moreover, employer branding is meant to directly impact an…Continue
The big news in the last week seems to be that Facebook can tell you if your relationship is going to work. No, they're not clairvoyant, it's based on research from Jon Kleinberg of Cornell University surrounding something called "dispersion." Jon…Continue
The method is acknowledged as being cost effective for businesses (even though an employer will typically reward the referring employee with a bonus) and quite efficient. And as such, we’re seeing more and more of it…Continue
Referrals have become increasingly popular amongst recruiters to determine the right candidates for vacancies and one of the main reasons for that is the fact that people are more connected than ever before with new technologies so, recommending a friend or family member for a job has become an extremely easy…Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on September 9, 2013 at 7:27am — No Comments
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
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
What do you get when you pair your trusted network with your hiring process? Employee referrals! Typically, referrals are linked to better workers who stay in an organization longer. But, why are so many organizations wary about implementing an employee referral program into their practices?
This infographic, compiled by social employee referral management platform Zao, counters any doubts an organization may have by unveiling the five most common…Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on July 11, 2013 at 9:00am — 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
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Erin Osternhaus.
The number of channels available to recruiters to source candidates has grown rapidly in recent years--namely those offered by social-media based recruiting. Software…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on July 3, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Sticky HQ did a survey to find out what motivates employees to participate in your Employee Referral Program, and found that the highest ranked incentive was a…Continue
Added by Jen Dewar on June 15, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Employee Referrals are regarded as one of the best ways to get quality applicants. Whether you chose to build a program through email, social media, or by simply posting flyers in your office to solicit them, there are some general guidelines you should follow to ensure that you continue to get them.
Added by Jen Dewar on May 17, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.
Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — 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 hiring mistakes, mobile economics, vocabulary, April fools and referral programs.
As he typically gets it out before me, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 5, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments
The bonus is a central component of the employee referral program. It comes in different variations – cash and prizes/non-cash awards. In the grand scheme of planning the technical details of the actual program, the deliberations over this aspect could fall by the wayside, with companies opting for cash as the easier, no-fuss alternative. However, while a cash bonus may require less time to organize, prizes are ultimately the better motivator. Here’s why:…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
GooodJob is pleased to present an exclusive report by Mona Berberich on the findings of her recent in-depth research, “Employee Referral Programs – A Comprehensive Study”.
Employee Referral Programs are THE answer to talent shortage and…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on February 25, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments
A values-based corporate culture is fast becoming an integral factor in the workplace. It sets the tone for the daily employee experience – employees want to feel good about their work activities, and a positive culture fosters deep awareness and identification.
The effectiveness of employee referral programs is affected by the quality of the corporate culture. Since referral programs are optional to employees, and lie outside of their job descriptions, they are more likely to be…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Leads present an excellent opportunity for corporate recruiters to garner more qualified candidates via their employee referral programs. Permitting employees to do their own initial qualifications and refer names and contact details without resumes opens the door to a wider group of top talent who don’t necessarily have updated CV’s ready and available to submit.
However, many corporate recruiters are hesitant to dive in and forego resumes at the referral stage. Reasons range from…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments