Talent Acquisition Eclipses Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing

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If you are a recruiting word nerd like me, you might find this data from Google Trends interesting. I took 3 common recruiting phrases (Recruitment Marketing, Employer Branding and Talent Acquisition) and looked at how many Google searches there have been over the last 5 years. It turns out that 5 years ago, Recruitment Marketing… Read more »

USA Crushes In “Appeal” Factor Segment of 2016 IMD World Talent Report

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IMD recently released its 2016 World Talent Report  and ranked the USA 14th (out of 61 participating countries) in the 2016 World Talent Ranking. Note: IMD is also known for its World Competitiveness Ranking and Business Competitiveness Report. IMD bases its World Talent Rankings on 3 primary factors: Investment & Development, Appeal, and Readiness. We focused on… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Trending Job Boards: Indeed Passes Monster & Glassdoor Passes CareerBuilder

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Recruiters often wonder about the best job boards to work with. We thought we’d look at four leading job boards and see where their search traffic was trending (courtesy of Google Trends). You can click the image to refine the search more. The trendline shows: Indeed eclipsed Monster in late 2011 to be the most… Read more »

Recruiting Trends: Facebook is No. 1, Twitter Catching Up and LinkedIn Steady

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We’ve been playing around with Google Trends lately — check out the trend of search traffic volume to the 3 major social networks and the word “recruiting” over the last 5 years. Facebook gets the highest search volume (18% higher than Twitter and more than triple LinkedIn), though it’s fairly flat over the last 12… Read more »

11 “Must See” Recruiting Stats From Ongig In 2013

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In case you missed it, we spent New Year’s Eve tweeting 11 data points we discovered about online recruiting from our platform in 2013. Nothing here is based on opinion, it’s based on the data we’ve pulled directly out of our platform for the previous year. Cheers to a prosperous 2014, and follow us on… Read more »

The Top Trend For Online Recruiting In 2014: Talent CRMs

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It’s the time of year when predictions run wild, and the world of online recruiting is no different. To better understand what to expect in 2014, we should first look at a major trend in 2013: the fusion between recruiting and marketing. We wrote about this late last year in “Social Recruiting 2013: Think Like… Read more »

The Best Recruiters in the Future Will Have to “Think Granular”

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I like trends, and the recruiting trend of things going more granular is one I’ve been thinking about lately. By “granular”, I’m talking about things getting chunked down to smaller, more particular items…think grains of sand on a beach versus the beach itself.   The Internet is causing all this of course…I know, no big… Read more »