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Why Mobile Technology Will Revive Your Employee Referral Program

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Motivate Employees In the Age of Mobile Apps

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Corporate Recruiters: Check Out "Nine Steps to the HR Exec Seat"

Attention corporate recruiters:

You spend your days promoting other peoples' careers - GooodJob wants to help you further yours.

Check out our latest SlideShare presentation, …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on May 29, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Mobile Recruiting Survey - Results

GooodJob is pleased to release the results of its “Mobile Recruiting – 2013” survey, which examines 150 companies’ recruiting strategies, with a focus on referral programs and mobile optimization.

Key findings include:

• In over 75% of companies the majority of employees own smartphones

• In 2012, over 70% of companies had low rates of hires via referrals (up to 30%), and over 2/3 are…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on May 1, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire Employee Referrals

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

1. For…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

Why Prizes are the Most Rewarding Employee Referral Bonus

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:…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

European Study: Employee Referral Programs Are More Effective than Other Recruiting Sources

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on February 25, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments

4 Tips to Perfect the Millennial Candidate Experience

The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why Corporate Cultures are Key to Employee Referral Programs

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Leading the Way to a Winning Employee Referral Program

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

Four Solutions to Manage Employee Referrals

This post is a summary of GooodJob’s recent white paper, “Embrace a New Approach to Employee Referral Programs by Rewarding Efforts.”. 

It’s OK to say it – your employee referral program needs help. You know that referrals are a major source of best-in-class talent, yet you are having trouble scrounging up…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on December 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Enhance The Candidate Experience By Improving Your Careers Website

The relationship between corporate recruiters and candidates has witnessed a shift in the information available to the two parties. The widening use of the Internet, particularly social media, has opened up access to data on both sides, ushering in an age of transparency and a heightened potential of mutual communication. In other words, candidates are now in a better position to take the initiative and interact with organizations. This means that corporate recruiters have to step up…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 27, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments

Boost Your Employer Brand with Your Referral Program

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

Ballot Lessons for Corporate Recruiters

With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:

1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 Steps to Create a Talent Community

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/five-steps-to-creating-a-talent-community/

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

3 Best Practices to Humanize Social Recruiting

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/three-best-practices-to-social-recruitthe-human-way/

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 5, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Sigal’s Six Tips to Implement Enterprise Gamification in Referral Programs – Part 2

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/07/sigals-six-tips-to-implement-enterprise-gamification-in-referral-programs-part-2/

In Part 1 of our series on implementing enterprise gamification in referral programs, we discussed the low employee…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments

Let’s Gamify Referral Programs! – Part 1

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/06/lets-gamify-referral-programs-part-1/

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…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 21, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments

3 Tips to Measure and Improve the Candidate Experience

 Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/06/measure-and-improve-the-experience-part-3-in-candidate-experience-series/

 

In our previous two articles on the candidate experience (read Part 1 and…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 15, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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