Candidate Experience

#28 – When We Transform Lives and Provide Positive Futures – Katrina Collier

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Katrina Collier, Founder of The Searchologist, Social Recruiting Trainer & Global Keynote Speaker. Since 2009, Katrina has been showing small to midsized businesses to global enterprises around the world how to source their staff on social media; transforming HR & Recruiters into Certified Searchologists. She’s one of The 100… more #28 – When We Transform Lives and Provide Positive Futures – Katrina Collier

#26 – How Success Is a Symptom of Your Community – Stephen Thompson

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Stephen Thompson, senior manager in executive Recruiting LinkedIn, where he finds engineering leaders in data science, distributed systems and analytics. Stephen is a distinguished leader in the tech recruiting industry and is dedicated to finding and hiring some of the most unique and smartest people in the world. Prior… more #26 – How Success Is a Symptom of Your Community – Stephen Thompson

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

#1 – Not the Usual HR Suspect – Steve Browne

The inaugural Reach West Radio show welcomes Steve Browne, Executive Director of HR at LaRosa’s, Inc. Steve has helped transform an entire profession synonymous with rules, regulations, compliance and administrative paper pushing. He’s certainly modest about it, and while it’s true that there are many individuals and organizations that impact the human resource profession, Steve… more #1 – Not the Usual HR Suspect – Steve Browne

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

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

Go Long and Get Open with Candidate Experience

“Moving without motion Screaming without sound Across an open ocean Flying there on temporary ground…” —Jack White, Temporary Ground   We huddled together while Brad barked out our last names and the next play. “Grossman, you do a five-yard buttonhook. I’m hitting you, so be ready. Smith, you block, and if I have to dump to… more Go Long and Get Open with Candidate Experience