The Time Is Always Right to Measure Recruiting Performance

While most CandE Award winners measure their candidate experience regularly, nearly half of the top-ranked 2016 CandE Award winners also incorporate their findings into their recruiter dashboards, which are discussed regularly during formal recruiter reviews, according to recent Talent Board research. It’s no coincidence these companies dominated the CandE Awards. Each of them has embraced… more The Time Is Always Right to Measure Recruiting Performance

The Golden Rule of Talent Acquisition and Candidate Experience

“Approach talent acquisition as you do every important relationship—with compassion, transparency and open communication—and treat candidates the way you’d want your mother treated if she were interviewing.” That’s West Monroe Partners’ Golden Rule of talent acquisition, which Adela Schoolderman shared with attendees of a recent Talent Board webinar. Schoolderman is Talent Acquisition Manager and Diversity… more The Golden Rule of Talent Acquisition and Candidate Experience

Why Measuring Candidate Experience Today Can Pay Off Tomorrow

Exactly what is the business impact of a poor candidate experience? According to the latest global Talent Board research, 41% of your candidates will take their allegiance, product purchases and brand relationships elsewhere because of it. They won’t apply again, they won’t refer others and they won’t buy your stuff. That could equate to millions… more Why Measuring Candidate Experience Today Can Pay Off Tomorrow

Transforming Recruiters Into Trusted Advisors

What are the symptoms of an ailing candidate experience? For NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the first major symptom was a rising candidate dropout rate in its online application process. When roughly 60% of candidates dropped out of the process when asked to complete an online assessment, David Crawford, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, knew it was time… more Transforming Recruiters Into Trusted Advisors

Recruiting Efficiency Can and Does Improve Candidate Experience

Recruiting is made up of a million different moving pieces. Literally. And they’re not linear either; they constantly loop back and in on themselves. Some of them help with talent attraction. Some do the heavy lifting of recruitment itself. And others help us with the final stages of the hiring process. These pieces don’t have… more Recruiting Efficiency Can and Does Improve Candidate Experience

Another Social Recruiting Reality Check

Do your organization’s recruitment marketing and social recruiting strategies deliver the best candidate experience? The latest Talent Board North American candidate experience research report can help you determine the answer. It was as if the very social recruiting waters parted for employers, HR professionals and recruiters last June when LinkedIn published this astonishing statistic: “A… more Another Social Recruiting Reality Check

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the HR and Recruiting Technology Year

This is my favorite time of the year – not just because it’s my birthday in early October, but also because there are only 12 more Monday mornings until Christmas Day. You know, Monday mornings, the heavy gravity of workdays post weekends. That goes for all of us. But in this context it’s especially for… more It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the HR and Recruiting Technology Year

How Candidate Experience Improves the Bottom Line

“I believe in what I see I believe in what I hear I believe that what I’m feeling Changes how the world appears…” —Rush, Totem After the second exercise on candidate communication, she forwarded me the link to his online venting. This after another successful Talent Board Candidate Experience Workshop focused on both sides of the recruiting and hiring… more How Candidate Experience Improves the Bottom Line

The Realities of Mobile Recruiting Leave Room for Improvement

I’ve never applied for a job for myself using my mobile phone. Just haven’t done it, with the only exception being testing mobile apps while working in product marketing for a talent acquisition solution provider. However, I have searched for jobs for myself on my phone, my tablet and my laptop via LinkedIn, Monster, Indeed,… more The Realities of Mobile Recruiting Leave Room for Improvement

The Sink or Swim Social Recruiting Reality Check

What a difference six years makes. Or doesn’t make. At least when we’re swimming in the parallel pools of social marketing and social recruiting. When you dive into those social pools with me, you’ll find that way back in the latter half of 2009 there were about six million monthly Twitter users. Back then I… more The Sink or Swim Social Recruiting Reality Check

When You Make Your Own Blended Worlds of Work

The three of us have lived and breathed on all three worlds. We’ve been full-time employees, we’ve been independent contractors, and we’ve been entrepreneurs – all in varying capacities and with varying success. And sometimes we’ve been on two or even all three at once. Because of this, we of course agreed that the way… more When You Make Your Own Blended Worlds of Work