How To Eliminate A Negative Candidate Experience On Your Job Descriptions

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Softwareadvice.com ran a survey of around 300 job seekers to figure out the top pain points of the online job application process. There was a section about job descriptions and what candidates felt were most negative about them:   Here’s how you can alleviate these pain points: Problem: Job Description lacks detail. Detail is key… Read more »

Hilton Makes 3 Clever Moves In Their Job Descriptions

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Hilton does 3 very smart things on its job descriptions to help build pipeline and increase quality of hire: Personalized Map — They provide a map on every job description showing the location of the hotel. You should also notice that your candidates picture can appear in the upper-right hand of the map thumbnail —… Read more »

Comcast Launches Video “Job Trailers” in Their Job Descriptions

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Props to Comcast! They seem to be going “all in” on video job descriptions (or job trailers as they call them). Their new format at jobs.comcast.com consists of 3 tabs: 1. Job Description — The text of the job description like this one:   2.  The “Job Trailer” — This is a video of what… Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 3

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Here are some valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry from Day 3 at Linkedin Talent Connect:   Top drivers of engagement at LinkedIn #TalentConnect pic.twitter.com/BDNXkdmA62 — Glen Cathey (@GlenCathey) October 7, 2016   Lever’s research found 1 in 16 referrals are hired. For reference, Tableau’s ratio is 7:1. #talentconnect pic.twitter.com/4rIzB9fP4z — Glen Cathey… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 3

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Back at for Day 3 of the HR Tech Conference! Here were some top tweets and insights:   How has employer value prop changed? 1) We know now how employees feel about the company (social). – @TrishMcFarlane @Madtarquin #HRTechConf — Brian Halligan (@brianhalligan) October 6, 2016   Employer value prop used to be about benefits…. Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 2

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Day 2 of Linkedin Talent Connect had social media buzzing with tons of valuable nuggets, numbers, and insights on the talent industry. Here were some of the top tweets: Eek! The average candidate spends 14 seconds on your #jobdescription, so creating compelling content is super important. #TalentConnect — Greenhouse Software (@Greenhouse) October 6, 2016  … Read more »

Linkedin Talent Connect Top Tweets From Day 1

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Linkedin Talent Connect the premiere annual event for the global talent industry started on Wednesday October 6th and provided some great insights and numbers on the current and future landscape of recruiting and talent acquisition. Here are some top tweets from Day 1:   “Brands who are social are 68% more likely to attract the… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 2

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Here are some top tweets from Day 2 of the HR Tech Conference:   “#HR leaders must be business leaders” – @s_markberry on the money at #HRTechConf pic.twitter.com/oHhcl5CbBD — David Green (@david_green_uk) October 5, 2016   Top initiatives for small businesses: Social Enablement, Workforce Planning, HR App Integrations – @SierraCedar #HRTechConf — Robert J Johnson… Read more »

HR Tech Conference Top Tweets From Day 1

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The HR Technology Conference kicked off yesterday, covering all of the latest trends – SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, and Big Data in the Human Resources industry. Here are some of the top tweets from Day 1:   The new world of People Analytics #HRTechConf #HRTech @Josh_Bersin pic.twitter.com/v0hVDDYsD3 — Vishal Saha (@vishalsaha)… Read more »

5 Mistakes Your Job Search Page Might Make to Damage Your Brand

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Your company career site job search page is a vital component of the candidate experience. However, many job search pages make some common mistakes. I ran across one employer recently, Ideal Industries, whose job search page had 5 things they could fix to improve candidate experience (and increase pipeline/traffic). I don’t mean to pick on Ideal Industries: they… Read more »

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 »

Tips For Recruiting Qualified Engineers & Developers

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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 »

Hubspot & Fleishman Create Better Job Search & Browse For Their 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 and flexibility (part-time or full-time). It’s not enough… Read more »

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 »