Antigoni Papageorgiou — January 17, 2020 Think of the craziest thing you could do to convince the most qualified candidate to accept a job offer. Would you meet them in Second Life over a virtual cup of coffee? Would you approach them through Tinder? These gamification scenarios might sound a bit crazy or ahead of … Continue reading 4 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent with Gamification
Elizabeth Williams — September 16, 2019 Follow @bizmkter — September 16, 2019 My client is the place that helps you figure out your high end vacuum cleaner by phone or live chat They also sell lines of credit, enrol employees in benefits plans, talk you through furniture assembly and reset passwords for obscure software. As … Continue reading 5 Ways to Jump-Start your Recruiting Campaign
Steve Lowisz — September 6, 2019 — September 6, 2019 It used to be that the response rate from candidates on LinkedIn was 60 to 70 percent. Now it’s below 10 percent! What happened? Well, for one thing, it doesn’t help that we’re all fishing in the same pond. According to many reports, 94 percent … Continue reading Why LinkedIn Isn’t the End-All-Be-All Source for Recruiting
Erin Dore Miller — May 7, 2019 — May 7, 2019 I recently wrote about how important it is for companies to build an engaging culture in order to attract great employees: “The most talented professionals can be selective. They’re good at what they do, so they don’t necessarily need to take the first opportunity … Continue reading Employment Branding is Vital to Recruiting
Jeanette Maister — January 3, 2019 Follow @jeanettemaister — January 3, 2019 There has been some talk about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) becoming obsolete. This sounds incredibly dreary, and likely makes HR managers and recruiters wonder what on earth will be next. The truth is, some HR technology will surely stick around after being transformed … Continue reading The Secret to Low-Stress Recruiting Events
Jeanette Maister — December 14, 2018 Follow @jeanettemaister — December 14, 2018 High-volume recruiting can be a beast in itself and not understanding the data behind your hiring efforts can lead you down a path of uncertain forecasting and hiring shortfalls. In fact, high-volume positions receive 250 applicants compared to only 59 in a traditional … Continue reading Achieving the Gold Standard when Recruiting for High Volume: 5 Metrics you Must Measure
Jeanette Maister — November 23, 2018 Follow @jeanettemaister — November 23, 2018 Campus recruitment events are a hotbed for fresh talent who can set your company ahead of the pack. While employing these professionals who are chomping at the bit to discover the next big thing will help your company, there are other business impacts … Continue reading Student Recruiting: The Business Impact to Showing Up in the Winter and Spring
Jeanette Maister — October 30, 2018 Follow @jeanettemaister — October 30, 2018 We’re nearing the first round of the college and early careers recruitment season. Soon, students graduating will be looking for a place to go once they’re done with school. What are you doing to prepare for the recruiting events coming up? Do you … Continue reading On or Off-Campus and Early Career Recruiting: What’s the Difference?
Elizabeth Williams — August 23, 2018 Follow @bizmkter — August 23, 2018 PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Sea monkeys are brine shrimp. Brine shrimp are incredibly disappointing pets. Yet this bottom-of-the-food-chain critter has been marketed for decades, and millions of children (okay, and at least one adult) have forked over a few bucks, hoping the product in … Continue reading Recruiting vs. Sea Monkeys: Which is More Disappointing?
Annie Jones — August 15, 2018 Follow @rockcandymedia — August 15, 2018 Aymanjed / Pixabay Hiring is one area that I thought would have been revolutionized by now. Cover letters and resumes haven’t really changed, even with the advent of social media, job search sites, and AI technology. It’s still a major drag. It’s the … Continue reading Good Skill Hunting: Recruiting is Never Ending and Never Getting Easier