5 Creative New Ideas for Your Career Site

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Looking for some new career site ideas? Here are 5 we found recently that we had never seen before (at least not with this execution). Enjoy! Career Site Idea #1: Salary Calculator & Salary Transparency Stack Overlay, a software community, is transparent about how much money you’ll make with them. They offer up a Salary… Read more »

6 Steps for Creating the Best Job Postings (with Template)

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The best job postings are structured, informative and content-rich. Here’s a job posting template/checklist to best attract, engage and convert candidates: Checklist for Creating the Best Job Postings Feature Video or Image Your hero media (video/image) should be “above the fold” (like in a magazine or newspaper article). This helps your job posting to get… Read more »

5 Stats & Tips on Gender Diversity Recruiting

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Diversity

“When it comes to investing in diversity, 71% of talent professionals report that achieving gender parity at their company is a top priority.” – LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends Report I curated some stats and added some actionable tips to help you with your gender diversity recruiting strategy.   1. “Men apply for a job when… Read more »

3 Examples of Jobvite ATS Overlays

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If you’re a Jobvite ATS customer you might looking for ways to enhance your Jobvite job pages. An out-of-the-box Jobvite ATS job page might look something like this:   That’s a better job page than those from Taleo, Brassring and some older ATS’s. And there are many, many happy Jobvite customers. But to have a cutting-edge job… Read more »

15 Best Career Pages in 2019

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Are you doing a career page redesign or creating a new one altogether? Our 15 Best Careers Pages (2019) is here to help! Remember: the goal of a company career page is to get the candidates’ attention so that they dive into your job postings. Below, you’ll find the 15 best career pages we’ve found… Read more »

3 Examples of SuccessFactors ATS Job Page Overlays

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SuccessFactors ATS Job Page Overlay Process

If you’re a SuccessFactors ATS customer you may be looking for ways to customize your SuccessFactors pages. As one TA leader told me: “I want to complete control of the UI of the job!” The SuccessFactors ATS, like other ATS’s, is mostly focused on “tracking” (not “attracting”) candidates. As they should be. Here’s an example… Read more »

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Key Elements of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

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The Digital Candidate Experience is an integral part of recruiting and talent acquisition. You might recall 5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience we published a while back. We decided to make an infographic for easy readability and quick reference. You can download the infographic HERE. Why I Made This There are many aspects of the candidate experience… Read more »

6 Reasons to Include Commute Time on Job Ads

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The commute to work is a huge factor in recruiting and considering candidates. Out of the 1,000’s of job ads we’ve looked at, <1% include this information. Long commute times result in more stress, late attendance and missed meals. All of these things contribute to low job satisfaction (an employer’s nightmare). An Example of Commute Information… Read more »

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

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A new year is upon us which means a fresh list of HR conferences and recruiting events. The HR industry is thriving and we’re seeing a big uptick in events from our list of HR conferences in 2018. Needless to say, this is our longest list ever! Which of these top HR conferences will you attend… Read more »

How To Easily Find Your Google For Jobs Traffic Data

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Google now tags all traffic coming from their Google For Jobs search. Any URL/link referred from Google For Jobs contains these UTM parameters : utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply utm_source=google_jobs_apply utm_medium=organic Check out the end of this Amazon job URL:   Reasons Why Google Tags Google For Jobs Posting Links: To see how much traffic the new Google For… Read more »

5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

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STRV Company Career Page

When you think candidate experience, I bet you think “post-apply” process like interviews and follow-ups. But what about the “digital” or “pre-apply” candidate experience?   Here are 5 steps of your “digital” or “pre-apply” candidate experience and the purpose they serve: 1. Company Career Page Company career pages should be focused on attracting and engaging…. Read more »

ERE Recruiting Conference Fall 2018 Recap: Most Valuable Tweets

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One of two big HR conferences put on by ERE Media every year is the ERE Recruiting Conference. They have two sessions (Spring and Fall). Here are some topics they covered in the Fall session: TA leadership and strategy Improving the hiring process Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment marketing and advertising Candidate experience Candidate selection For… Read more »

ERE Sourcecon 2018 (Fall) Recap: Most Valuable Tweets

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One of the more engaging, recruiter-based, HR conferences of the year is ERE’s Sourcecon. They go into depth on everything recruiting including a Hackathon. Topics covered the past couple of days included: Technical sourcing Post-apply candidate experience and tools Recruiting hacks Candidate marketing Recruiting neurodiversity Employer branding Data mining If you missed Sourcecon here are… Read more »

8 Famous Jeff Bezos Quotes to Inspire Candidate Experience

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Jeff Bezos speaking

One of Amazon’s greatest advantages is their ability to innovate the customer experience. And we in recruiting all know the “candidate” IS the “customer”. We decided to have some fun and take 8 Jeff Bezos quotes and replace “customer” with “candidate”. Read these over and really zoom out. Are you obsessively focused on candidates and creating… Read more »