15 “Must-Have” Features For Your Company Career Site

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If you’re building a new company career site, here are 15 features for you to consider to attract, engage and convert candidates. 1. A Compelling Headline— It’s a shame that most company career home pages use just “Careers” or “Jobs” as their headline. Boring. Instead, write like a copywriter and be attention-grabbing (Huge Inc.) or Activision (pictured… Read more »

Sutherland’s Evergreen Jobs Landing Page

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If you’ve got any evergreen jobs (a job in which the position is always open), you might consider creating a special landing page for just that job. For example, Sutherland Global constantly requires a regular flow of hires for 2 positions (customer support and sales people) in their call center in Rochester, NY (a tough market where unemployment is low) so… Read more »

The Top 19 Recruitment Software Solutions on the Web

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There’s a cool new Web tool called SimilarTech that we checked out recently to see the top online recruitment software solutions being used around the world. There are 83,161 Web sites using one of the 19 recruitment software solutions below. This list is similar to the The Top 70 ATS list we put out recently though it is shorter and includes a… Read more »

12 Tips For Companies That Recruit in India

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I recently met with with Indian futurist Arjun Khanna — he’s had an interesting background representing the Indian presence of multi-nationals such as CBRE, A.T. Kearney, Hewit Associates and Mercer.   Heck, he was even Chief Happiness Officer of Bennetton Group in India. I asked him for recruiting tips for businesses choosing to launch a new presence… Read more »

Oracle’s Employee Testimonial On Instagram Wins by a “Landslide”

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Social Network Recruiting on Instagram by Oracle Employer Brand | Ongig

The recent interview with Oracle Global Recruitment Marketing Head Celinda Appleby had a great little factoid you should care about if you’re interested in getting an increase in employer branding and followers through social recruiting. Basically, Oracle found that getting one of their employees to post an “I Love My Job” campaign on Instagram (the first image… Read more »

Companies Are Getting Serious About Employer Branding

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Notice the effort Booking.com’s putting into employer branding: They have a position with Employer Brand in the title (not every business does this yet. LinkedIn lists only 2,163 people with “Employer Branding” in their title in the world, meaning that millions of businesses do not have an Employer Branding position. The position below is for “Copywriter” — this is marketing-speak… Read more »

Stripe Announces That Groups of 2 to 5 People Can Apply as a Team

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Stripe just announced a cool new idea for hiring techies, designers and product people — they call it  “Bring Your Own Team” or BYOT. Stripe’s blog post outlined the following steps for this group-apply approach: Any group of 2 to 5 people can apply as a team The group identifies which role they are applying for… Read more »

The Top 70 Applicant Tracking Systems (2016)

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Ongig first began reporting on top applicant tracking systems in September 2014 and after 30,000 people read one post on it, we decided to update it for 2016. Our goal for this one is that 100,000 of you read it! A few things you’ll find in the update: A list of the top ATS’s being used by companies we know as of March… Read more »

5 Attractive Company Career Pages

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We took a look at a bunch of company career pages over the past couple of days and there were a few that stuck out and caught our attention. Based on images, design, and  copy. Comcast (@ComcastCareers) Comcast emphasizes images on their career page. These images contain employees and the workplace, giving potential candidates a feel of the… Read more »

Writing An Effective Job Ad With A Talent Acquisition Pro

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Hiring Manager And Recruiters

I’ve really enjoyed getting to know Scott Birkhead recently. In addition to his role as Director Talent Acquisition at Korn/Ferry Futurestep, he has run his own career coaching business, is an enthusiastic student of direct marketing gurus like Perry Marshall and Dan Kennedy and is a job ad guru. We got to talking about how… Read more »