At the 2018 RecruitCon conference in Nashville, this past May, one of the most common themes that was presented was improving the candidate experience. New data, released by recruiting solutions provider Montage, show that this trend is currently top of mind for all recruiters and hiring managers.
Category: Employer Branding
Increasingly, potential applicants are scrutinizing employers in ways they never could before. And the company’s reputation as an employer (that is, the employment brand), is an important factor in determining whether top candidates will consider your organization.
In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 keynote speaker Bob Kelleher to discuss hiring and engagement issues. Here is the remainder of that interview.
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, best-selling author and consultant Bob Kelleher walks us through how a company goes about figuring out the types of people who succeed in its cultures, as well as the behaviors and traits that matter in the organization—and how to determine whether a candidate […]
According to Gail Houston and Leslie Mason—Executive Recruiters for Intuit—who recently presented the session Experience is Everything: How to Treat Candidates Like Customers to Close the Deal at RecruitCon 2018 in Nashville, the candidate experience starts the minute a potential candidate first hears about your company.
From Google to Uber and everywhere in between, company scandals have been filling the headlines lately. As a result, jobseekers are more concerned about a company’s values. They want to work for an employer that aligns with what they believe is just and right.
According to the 2017 CareerBuilder Candidate Experience Study, nearly four in five (78%) candidates say the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people. But when does the “experience” start? Is it when a candidate first applies for an open position? Or, is it after the candidate has […]
When you hear the term “Best Place to Work,” what companies come to mind? Does your company make that list? If not, you may want to reconsider your corporate culture in order to attract top talent who are looking to work at Best Place to Work companies.
The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to high-profile resignations, terminations, and lawsuits. And while the revelations and consequences have prompted ongoing, national conversations about appropriate behavior, only 32% of working Americans said that their employer has taken new steps to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace, according to […]
Nike has been in the news lately, for issues related to corporate culture—and the news has not been positive. Allegations of rampant sexism suggest a culture in need of repair and a brand that requires damage control.
Senator Tammy Duckworth recently brought her newborn daughter to work. It was the first time a baby has been allowed on the Senate floor.