All Blog Posts Tagged 'site' (50)

How to Align Your Cultural Identity with Your Recruitment Strategy

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

S harlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a…

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Added by Elise Jennings on January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

5 Tools for Taking Your Site Mobile in 2014

In case you haven’t noticed yet, the web is going mobile. More and more users are surfing your staffing or career site from their mobile phones and looking at it with a tiny 4 or 5 inch screen. Up to 30% of your traffic now comes from mobile devices. Which means you need to optimize it for their viewing pleasure.…

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Added by Chris Russell on January 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

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

The Career Site and ATS Job Application

This blog post is bred out of a lot of conversations I’ve been involved with in the past few months around the Career Site and the overall candidate flow into the ATS application.  I hope it helps you think about how these two resources flow together and the difference between the two.  Also feel free to check out our White Paper on Career Site Optimization,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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

3 Tips to Optimize your Career Site for Applicant Conversions

The goal of any good career site should be to turn visitors into applicants and hires. You spend a lot of time and money driving traffic to your job descriptions, and it’s important to get those qualified candidates to apply. Read on for 3 tips to optimize your career site for conversions.

1. Write job descriptions that make people want to apply.

Some people will actively seek out your company to work, but the first time most will be introduced to your company…

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Added by Jen Dewar on June 3, 2013 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Where does innovation come from in recruitment?

With the Recruiting Innovation Summit this week in San Francisco, I thought it was as good a time to discuss innovation in our space and discuss how and why it comes about.

I’m not down there but our CEO Mike Hennessy & CSO Scott Fowle are, if you want to get your SmashFly fix.

So let’s get…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 15, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments

6 Tips To Help Organize Your Time While Job Searching

Job searching can be overwhelming, long and tiresome. In order to use your time productively and get the best results, you should organize your activities and set short-term goals.  Organizing your time will help you to stay focused, avoid burning out and help you to achieve maximum results.

Below are some tips for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ahead of Earnings Call, Analysts Speculate About Monster Acquisition!

As Monster Worldwide’s earnings report approaches, rumors that the job site is once again facing a possible buyout are swirling.

Over the past five years, Monster has been the subject of almost two dozen takeover rumors by electronic news services, brokerages or newspapers, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Towards the end…

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Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 5, 2012 at 4:30am — No 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

Your Job Advert - How to Maximise Online Visibility and Conversion Excellence

If you do not know this already, then let me remind you and if you do know, I hope you are actually doing something about it!  Correctly promoting job advertising content via your career site and other online channels represents your best opportunity of attracting accurately matched, active…

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Added by Martin Shaw on September 10, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Your Career Site visitors need engaging content - Do you know how to make it overwhelming?

First ask yourself the question; do I really need irresistible content on my career site pages and for my online marketing?

  • You do if you want Google and its peers to value the content and give it authority when rating your page in search results
  • You do if you want to engage…
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Added by Martin Shaw on August 31, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

The Best Applications come from Career Sites- its official

So why are so many career site owners still not maximising on this opportunity?

A respected peer technology company and one of the US's top online recruitment marketing solution providers, Jobs2Web, have recently published some very interesting data regarding their client base. This data relates to the success ratios of the various sourcing channels their clients use to direct hire in to the company.

From the analysis of their clients, recruiters needed to…

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Added by Martin Shaw on August 30, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

How do I ensure my Career Site is seen by the best possible (ideal) candidates? - Keyword Strategy, that's how

Let's assume you have spent your money wisely and purchased a content management platform (like ours - sorry it needed to be said) that is technically compatible with the needs of Google and its peers in terms of page indexing.  Then the next thing you must get right is the linguistics you add to the site, that matches the linguistic styles of your ideal visitors.  You will have determined who these…

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Added by Martin Shaw on August 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Employer Brand Leadership - Is your company doing enough?

If people are a company's key to gaining competitive advantage, then this is the area where an employer brand strategy should be looking to generate the most traction.

To place the sole responsibility for your employer brand strategy with one department, be that HR or Marketing makes no sense at all. This is a shared responsibility and so needs a shared involvement. How many CFO's or COO do you know that have involvement in their company's employer brand strategy? Then ask why it is…

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Added by Martin Shaw on August 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

The inevitable Mobile/Social Recruitment Convergence

Do you really understand how the mobile/social convergence will impact your prospect Candidates?

In the recruiting and HR technology sector over the past few years we have all been hearing the voices get louder and louder about the impact of mobile and tablet device usage is having and will have on how a prospect candidate will experience and use the web in relation to not only their personal consumer and social activities but also their career and job related activities.For me…

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Added by Martin Shaw on August 24, 2012 at 7:30am — 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

I need to fill a job, what should I do? A look at the near future

Corporate recruiters are posed this question every day.  However, in today's recruiting environment the answer is becoming more and more complex.  Not only are recruiters being continuously bombarded with new positions that need to be filled quickly with top quality talent but they are presented with a slew of options to use in order to recruit and source this talent that makes it even more confusing.  (Not to mention trying to track all these sources with…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 21, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments

A Better Candidate Experience: A Laundry List

On this blog, we’ve spoken about a good deal about candidate experience and how your can improve the overall experience.  From going over the different stages of the process that affect it to why candidates drop off the apply process, we’ve covered a number of varying topics around the candidate experience.

But I wanted to go back to our posts and create a laundry list of…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 10, 2012 at 1:46pm — 8 Comments

Measuring the Candidate Experience

It’s hard to argue that the candidate experience is not an important area to focus on in your recruitment marketing strategy.  Common logic would dictate that if you improve your candidate experience that should result in an increase in your apply rates and overall recruiting ROI.  But the real question is how do you measure the impact of candidate experience?

 

Here is my opinion on what…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 26, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments

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