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

Recruiting the Real Atmospherians

“Some world views are spacious, and some are merely spaced.” —Rush, Grand Designs Scene 1: Pacific Avenue was closed for Halloween. Throngs of families dressed up for the holiday, passed one another while children chased each other in circles, their bags of candy swinging round and round. As we trick-or-treated from merchant to merchant, homeless panhandlers hit… more Recruiting the Real Atmospherians

Transparent Marketing and Selling the Recruiting Process

“Wheel goes round, landing on a twist of faith Taking your chances you’ll have the right answers When the final judgment begins Wheel goes round, landing on a leap of fate Life redirected in ways unexpected Sometimes the odd number wins The way the big wheel spins…” —Rush, The Big Wheel   Step right up and… more Transparent Marketing and Selling the Recruiting Process

The Microbiome Of HR Technology

The microbiome discussion had me riveted. One of multiple 10-minute presentations at the TED@IBM event really inspired me, learning about how microbes interact in symbiotic communities. The research shared by Dr. Robert Prill, a computational biologist at the IBM Almaden Research Center who gave this TED talk, specifically talked about microbes and food and how they can… more The Microbiome Of HR Technology

Candidate Experience Winners Re-Recruit from the Inside Out

For the longest time it’s always been about recruiting from the outside in. As if companies had never hired for many of their jobs before. As if the only way to fill them was to post the jobs and pray for new magical applicants they’d never identified previously, and hopefully some of those had just… more Candidate Experience Winners Re-Recruit from the Inside Out