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
Providing your employees with social tools to make job referrals can give your company’s employer brand an incredible boost. Your employees are your company’s best ambassadors, and when they share your job vacancies with their social networks, they not only provide their connections with direct access to the corporate recruitment team, but also send all the right messages about the kind of workplace you run.
Four Unbeatable Employer…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments
Or did he...
I'll start by saying that I am not an astrologer nor do I understand the first thing outside of the fact that I am a Virgo and that Virgo begins with a V.
I attended a wedding this past weekend and was introduced to a family members "friend". He was a bit older most likely in his 80's. To start a conversation he asked what I do for a living. I kept it simple and told him that I am a recruiter.
The rest of the night was history as…Continue
With the development of social recruiting come increased points of engagement with your company’s talent community. This collective of potential candidates needs to be cultivated and maintained, and social media tools and activities make it easy to do so.
Members of your talent community…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
As social media continues to gain an influential hold within our everyday lives, more and more corporate recruiters are jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon. They are signing up for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, posting jobs on their social media pages, and…Continue
In Part 1 of our series on implementing enterprise gamification in referral programs, we discussed the low employee…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments
Employee referral programs suffer from perpetually low participation rates, an average of up to only 20%. The majority of employees are not actively involved due to unawareness or indifference. Introducing gamification into the program can change this: you’ll drive more excitement and engagement, resulting…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 21, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments
Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …Continue
A recent stir concerning the rights of American-based companies to request and receive passwords to the personal Facebook accounts of their employees or potential employees has caused waves across the online – and offline – community.
A spate of articles has examined the legal…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 16, 2012 at 8:43am — No Comments
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Employer branding is quickly transforming into a key element of the recruitment industry. Today it’s not enough to simply advertise open positions and wait for…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 4, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments
What better way to brand your company’s workplace and recruit candidates on your …Continue
There was a recent stat published on Source of Candidate, with Referrals coming in at #1 (23% of hires). I'm still amazed that there are so many companies out there that do not have a formal or even informal internal referral program.
As this statistic stays strong, it is even more important to look at how you get…Continue
Added by Becky Franzen on April 16, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments