LinkedIn says they are on their way to having 50% of their traffic being mobile. This trend cannot be ignored if you spend time, money, and/or resources on: 1. LinkedIn Recruiter — Jobs advertised through InMail, postings, and sharing 2. Job Wrapping — Automatically posting multiple jobs from your ATS to LinkedIn 3. Job Postings… Read more »
Is Your Recruiting Process Broken?
“Our recruiting process is broken”. I’m hearing this more and more from Talent Leaders lately. It’s usually a comment made made out of frustration. Many companies execute most of the recruiting process very well, yet nearly all employers have at least some glaring deficiencies. Here are 6 parts of the recruiting process to examine to see… Read more »
Video Job Descriptions Get 487% Pop Over Text Job Descriptions
Online job descriptions are one of the few Web pages whose primary design has not changed since they first appeared on Online Career Center, Monster and DICE in the early ’90s. Job descriptions continue to look like little more than old print help-wanted ads pasted online. What happens to candidate engagement when you add a… Read more »
“Little Data”: 5 Basic Metrics For Your Careers Site
Being a recruiting nerd, I was excited when two separate talent leaders told me last week that they spend several hours each month in Google Analytics. During hundreds of conversations with talent leaders over the last two years, this has been a rarity. To have two in one week was refreshing. Refreshing because Google Analytics… Read more »
It’s 10pm: Do You Know Where Your Job Descriptions Are?
I grew up in New York in the ’70s and ’80s and there was a famous public service ad that ran many nights with the eerie message: “It’s 10pm, do you know where your children are?” I’ve been reminded of that ad lately as I look at job descriptions these days and wonder if employers/recruiters… Read more »
5 Reasons Why Job Postings Are Dead
We’re calling it first: the classic old style job posting you have seen a thousand of – and may have even posted a few yourself – is on its deathbed. Job postings on Craigslist…dead; jobs on Monster…dead; jobs on CareerBuilder…dead (at least as far as A-Player job seekers are concerned). Why will job postings die? … Read more »