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A Comprehensive List of Employer of Choice Awards

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If you include an employer of choice award on your career and job pages, that is “solid social proof” as us psych-marketers like to say to attract and engage candidates. Becoming an employer of choice is tough for some but can be easy for others — there are tons of awards to win (see the list… Read more »

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Tips to Recruiting Qualified Developers & Engineers

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Qualified engineers and developers are high in demand and low in supply, making them a very valuable asset. This puts your company in direct recruiting competition with every other company across the spectrum from start-ups to medium-sized to giant name brand corporations. The desperation for employers to recruit and hire qualified engineers and developers turns… Read more »

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Create a More Effective Job Search For Your Candidates

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Candidates are like the rest of us, they are served by their own self-interest. So think like them. Think about what they are looking for in a company as well as a position. They care about where the location is, what department they will be working in, flexibility (part-time or full-time). It’s not enough to… Read more »

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Glassdoor Summit Day 2 Summary

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The last day of the Glassdoor Summit did not disappoint. Twitter was on fire throughout the whole day and we curated some of the best tweets. If you missed out, here are some key insights and takeaways from each speaker who graced the stage. Lars Schmidt, Founder of Amplify Talent: The Future of Human Resources… Read more »

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Glassdoor Summit Day 1 Summary

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It’s that time of the year again, and the Glassdoor Summit in San Francisco is the place to be. This event focuses on the ever-evolving talent acquisition landscape with a focus on talent attraction, recruiting, employer branding, and culture. We’re focusing on Days 2 and 3 because that’s where the real meat and potatoes are,… Read more »

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This Employee Value Proposition is Front and Center

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Nice to see Parexel (pharmaceutical ) putting its Employee Value Proposition (EVP) front and center on their career home page (right above the job search). …it then leads to this pop-up of how they define their EVP. _____________________________________________________________________________________ About the Author —Rob Kelly is the co-founder & CEO of Ongig, the first-ever video job description platform. Ongig lets… Read more »

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Layoffs: One Company’s Trash Is Another’s Treasure

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If you are a company that heavily relies on engineering and sales talent you are likely competing with some Goliath type corporations. Good tech talent is always in demand. To help your chances at attaining higher quality talent in hard to fill positions, keep an eye on companies who are down sizing (laying off people)…. Read more »

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Top Facebook Company Career Pages (and Why!)

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Facebook career pages should definitely be a part of your recruiting/talent strategy. Earlier this month we gave you 10 tips on turning your Facebook careers page into a recruiting machine. Now we’ll review some of the best Facebook career pages and why. Opentext Facebook Careers Page Cover image — Engaging cover image. Careers Section (Left… Read more »

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Top Job Application Sources For Employers

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Earlier this week we showed you a pie graph of the top traffic sources that referred candidates to our clients’ job descriptions. Now we’ll take a look at the last month of our clients’ job application sources (referring sources that lead to a job apply). Here are the top sources: _____________________________________________________________________________________ About the Author — Nick… Read more »

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Top Job Traffic Sources to Employer’s Job Descriptions

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We took a look at the last month of traffic sources who referred candidates to our clients’ job descriptions. Here is a pie chart of the top sources:   Later this week we’ll put up a pie chart of top job application sources. Stay tuned! _______________________________________________________________________________ About the Author — Nick Misa is the Marketing Lead… Read more »

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5 Huge Employers That Use Homegrown Applicant Tracking Systems

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When we published The Top 70 Applicant Tracking Systems research, we were surprised that 11.1% of employers use a homegrown ATS instead of a commercially-available ATS.  Some of you asked about examples of big employers using homegrown applicant tracking systems. Here are 5 of them along with the job descriptions they generate: Google Facebook  … Read more »

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Why Aren’t All Retailers Showing Pictures in Their Job Descriptions?

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Every retailer should consider including pictures of their retail location (hotel, restaurant, store, etc.) on their job descriptions. Not just default pictures of a random location, but the actual location that candidates will be applying to. We at Ongig have looked at many job descriptions with this criteria in mind and only could find a… Read more »

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Turn Your Facebook Careers Page Into a Recruiting Machine

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Facebook has a massive 1.7+ billion active monthly users which means your company should be actively recruiting on this social network. Here are 10 ways you can turn your Facebook careers page into a recruiting machine: 1. Create a separate Facebook Page dedicated to Careers Recruiting and careers are such big efforts for companies there… Read more »

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Google Now Shows 10 to 15 Pictures per Job Description

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If you thought recruiting against Google was already tough, it just got a bit tougher — they now include 10 to 15 pictures of their culture in most of their job descriptions. Check it out below! But don’t fret — you can add video, pictures, chat, ratings & reviews and tons of other features to your… Read more »