All Blog Posts Tagged 'community' (52)

Posting Isn't About Perfection - What We Feature (READ THIS)

If you've been hesitating to post on RecruitingBlogs for any number of reasons, just don't - ok?

I'm not sure what everyone's opinion is of our site, but I can tell you what I've learned managing this community over the last few years. The most important lesson? We need your voices for…


Added by Katrina Kibben on October 1, 2015 at 11:11am — 4 Comments

More than Money: Simple Perks Can Make Great Employers Stand Out

It can be tempting to dismiss the glowing praise of those who work at great employers in technology and other fields flush with cash. After all, what’s not to like about free smoothie stations, unlimited time off, Cadillac health plans and the other accoutrements of organizations that seem to spare no expense in attracting talent? But dig deeper, and you’ll find that some of the…


Added by Kim Peters on December 29, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Job Postings Are Not the Enemy

By now you’ve probably heard and maybe even read at least one of the 129,732 industry blogs or news articles about Zappos’ new job…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 3, 2014 at 9:30pm — 14 Comments

Long Term Strategies for Finding Temporary Talent

There are many reasons why a company would want to hire a flexible or freelance worker; a worker who comes into the office, with the right skill, when a company needs it. A worker that is willing to work on a temporary, contract, seasonal, gig, project or part time basis. Let’s face it, there are often times…


Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How Can You Avoid The Plagiarism In The Written Content?

Plagiarism is considered a why one of the biggest threats for the academic community. There are many writers who do the Plagiarized work and can be very harmful for an organization and it can lead to many lawsuits against it. It is generally done by the writers who work on the daily basis and content writing is only their work rather that their interest and passion. Plagiarism can also ruin…


Added by Simon Hopes on August 26, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

It’s Not LinkedIn-it’s The Referrals!

They say that cold-calling is dead, but if you received a recruiting call from me; I was simply engaging in referral   marketing!

Wikipedia defines referral…


Added by Ken Forrester on January 28, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Happy 2013—Here We Go Again

Whether we like it or not, 2013 is here. As the calendar turns, it seems a perfect time for reflection, both personally and professionally.  2012 was another year of broken…


Added by Marvin Smith on January 1, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

What Does 2013 Hold For Talent Communities? Here Are The 10 Ways They Will Transform Career Sites

In looking ahead to 2013, as talent communities gain in popularity, we are predicting a social renaissance of the corporate career website. This is a direct result of the social enterprise’s need to connect with top talent on the candidate’s terms. The best talent expects a certain level of respect, transparency and ease as they engage with potential employers and make critical career decisions. Only…


Added by Lauren Smith on December 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — 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…


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

5 Steps to Create 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…


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

SHRM 2012 Features Companies with an Edge in the Hiring Process

Ascendify is back in San Francisco from an exciting extended weekend at SHRM 2012! We loved sharing our social recruiting platform with hundreds of tech savvy HR folks, discussing the importance of talent communities and the future of social recruiting. Throughout the show, we met a few key companies that we feel are truly leading the way in social hiring. …


Added by Lauren Smith on June 28, 2012 at 7:10pm — No Comments

How To Develop Your Talent Community

How to develop your talent community in 30 minutes a day is the topic of my interview of Maren Hogan, CMO of Red Branch Media. Tune in and take notes as she delivers concisely what you need to know to make your talent community thrive.

Red Branch Media…


Added by Jim Stroud on June 7, 2012 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Join us as we launch at the NACE 2012 show in Vegas

This year, the annual NACE Conference & Expo is at the Paris Hotel & Casino in fabulous Las Vegas. What better place to kick-off the launch of Ascendify’s new social recruiting platform, than under the bright lights of Vegas? Here are our top reasons why you can’t miss us at the NACE show this year.

1. New social recruiting technology.

We’ll be…


Added by Lauren Smith on June 7, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Is a Talent Community the Right Recruiting Strategy for You?

Whether or not organizations should overhaul their existing corporate careers pages from a listing of job openings into a full-blown talent community has sparked some polarized debate recently. We’ve taken a look at both sides and provided a couple different points of view to help you decide.

PROS: Talent communities are the future of social recruiting. 

  1. Improve the candidate…

Added by Lauren Smith on May 17, 2012 at 6:07pm — No Comments

What about all of the job finding on Facebook?

We've all seen the various social media articles, career blogs and Generation Y experts that repeatedly promote Facebook as a source of hire, venue for job searching and place to interface with employers. The following might help put some of that hype into perspective. 

While this may not be the most scientific or comprehensive report, it does seem that there would be some validity to what these researchers found about millennials Facebook habits. New report…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 12, 2012 at 8:43pm — 3 Comments

When does a Talent Community Become a Meaningful Recruiting Strategy?


Social recruiting is rapidly evolving, and we’re seeing that the application tracking systems of the past are no longer the most effective method for hiring. These applicant records can become stale rather quickly if they are only accessed when the hiring need arises. With an ATS, hiring managers wade through hundreds of outdated resumes from passive candidates who are likely to be out of touch because they have not engaged for quite some time. While talent pools can become…


Added by Lauren Smith on April 9, 2012 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Seven Steps to Building a Successful Career Website

Your career website presents a gateway to a world of potential candidates. By providing visitors with a complete representation of your company in an interesting and user-friendly format, your site acts as a branding magnet. A successfully implemented career site appeals to more visitors, broadening the possibility for a greater number of applicants from a wider pool of browsers. Your site should maximize a potential candidate’s browsing time, provide them with a way to directly engage and…


Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 20, 2012 at 10:18am — 2 Comments

4 Tips on Building a Talent Community for Facebook Recruitment

Creating a Facebook Career Page is a big step toward optimizing your social recruitment strategy, but what’s next? Now you need to build and engage the talent community that could potentially become your future hires. Here are 4 tips on building a talent community in order to optimize your Facebook recruitment strategy:

  1. Define your audience.You need to know who you are targeting as potential candidates to decide the best targeting…

Added by Merima A on February 27, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.21.12 to 1.27.12

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 burning down your HR department, Job Titles for SEO, the best companies to work for, how to build social media talent community and avoiding the Black Hole.

Here are the articles our that interested us this week…


Added by Chris Brablc on January 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.26.11 to 12.2.11

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. This week we’ll be talking about things Sourcers should be thankful for, better job ads, building communities, degrees of separation and hiring through social media.


Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular…


Added by Chris Brablc on December 2, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

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