5 Easy Tips for Creating Hiring Manager Recruitment Videos

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The reason for including hiring manager recruitment videos on your job description is easy. It helps your job description stand out and gives transparency to the candidate (something all candidates (especially millennials) tell us they value). Here are a few easy tips for creating hiring manager videos: 1) Make the Video Less than 60 Seconds… Read more »

5 Awesome “Overlays” For Workday ATS Job Pages

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All candidates are influenced by the core design concept of “contrast”. That’s why before-and-afters are so effective in advertising! If you’re one of the many Workday ATS clients (see Ongig’s free Top 100 ATS Report you might be frustrated with the “before” look of your job description (without software/design customization). The “Before” Workday Job Page… Read more »

10 Examples of the Best Job Ads in 2018

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Job ads are becoming more creative and dynamic. Employers are giving more robust content on job descriptions rather than just listing requirements and qualifications. Here are some of the new things we’re seeing job ads that were hardly used just a few years ago: Images and video Unique videos and images based on department, rather… Read more »

3 Examples of “Mini Career Site” Job Descriptions

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Audra Knight recently recommended you treat your job description like a “mini career site“.  For many employers, more candidates will land on your job pages before they see your front door career page, because they are coming from sources like job boards or LinkedIn. And if they don’t like what they see on your job… Read more »

Top HR and Recruiting Conferences in 2018

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Here’s a list of  top upcoming Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Recruiting conferences, events and expos of 2018. We’ll update this as new conferences and dates are announced.   Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in San Francisco, CA)   Future of recruiting with AI Cool and new tools for recruiting in 2018 Driving… Read more »

Awesome Interview with “Employment Brand Boundary Breaker”

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Wow, I just listened to this podcast interview of the self-proclaimed “Employment Brand Boundary Breaker” Audra Knight (her real title is Recruitment Operations Manager for Tenable Network Security). And a shout-out to TA/Innovation consultant Matt Alder of the Recruiting Future Podcast who interviewed her — I enjoyed your interview style and am now checking out your other… Read more »

3 Common Formatting Mistakes to Avoid On Your Job Descriptions

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Formatting is a top priority in job description writing because formatting affects readability which impacts the candidate experience. Making a job description easier to read exponentially increases the probability of a job seeker reading the entire job description — and that increases the chance of an apply. Here are 3 common job description formatting mistakes: 1…. Read more »

Top Job Search Channels: The Disconnect Between Employers and Job Seekers

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There’s a big disconnect between what candidates and employers think is important, according to the Hinge Research Institute’s Employer Branding Study, a survey of 800+ professionals. They split up the audience into 2 camps: Talent-Evaluators (aka Employers): Professionals involved in their firm’s recruiting and hiring process. This group responded to questions about how they search for and… Read more »

Best of Talent Acquisition Summit 2017 (in Tweets)

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The Talent Management Alliance puts on a handful of talent, people, and recruiting conferences every year. Last week was the 2017 Talent Acquisition Summit which covered the following topics: Employer Branding Best Employer branding tools Employer branding strategy Recruiting and Sourcing Strategy Sourcing high quality talent Internal mobility strategies Employee referral programs Streamlining and Automation… Read more »

5 Company Career Site Mistakes To Avoid

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Make sure to avoid these 5 common mistakes on your career site — doing so will vastly improve your digital candidate experience: 1) No Category and Location Pages (Candidate Experience) If you could make the job search easier for a candidate, wouldn’t you? You’d be surprised how many companies, large and small, don’t have department and/or location specific… Read more »

Employer Branding Interest Has Tripled in the Last Decade

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According to Google Trends, Employer Branding interest has tripled over the last decade. Roles have been reversed in the recruiting world. Now the employer is the seller and the candidate is the buyer, forcing employer’s to explore new ways to engage candidates. One of these new ways is Employer Branding,  the process of presenting a… Read more »

Big Employers Using Maps on Their Job Descriptions

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Job descriptions are evolving and turning into a one-stop shop for candidates; giving them as much information as possible to make the decision to apply or not. A key aspect of any job description/opening is location. We’re not talking about listing the city and state in the job req title, but actually providing a map… Read more »

Indeed Interactive 2017 Top Tweets and Insights

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Indeed Interactive 2017 Top Tweets

Indeed Interactive 2017, one of the top talent acquisition conferences of the year, just concluded. Here are some top #IndeedInteractive tweets including valuable insight and data on the current outlook of the talent acquisition industry. There’s gold in these, enjoy! Think of candidates as consumers and focus your job postings more on selling them the… Read more »

SHRM Talent Management Conference 2017 Summary

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Recently, HR and talent conferences have been coming fast and furious with SHRM Talent being the latest. Designed specifically for recruitment and talent pros, the SHRM Talent Management Conference shows the tools, resources, innovations and solutions needed to evolve human capital strategies. Here are some of the top tweets we found from the conference:  … Read more »