It’s easy to forget that every employee hired into your organization was once a candidate applying for a new job opportunity. These applicants chose your company over hundreds of others in the hopes of starting a new career journey. And it’s a jobseeker’s market today.
Category: Candidate Experience
Companies who are desperate to attract and retain talent will try every strategy imaginable in order to stand out from their peers. If your company is struggling to recruit workers, take a page out of Esurance’s playbook and try incorporating custom recruiting technology into your processes.
As we know, a good candidate experience is great for business, however, your “experience” efforts shouldn’t stop with the jobseeker. In order to retain top talent, you should also be focusing on improving the employee experience as well.
In a candidate-driven market, jobseekers rule the hiring process and if yours is taking too long, top talent will turn to the competition to get employed faster. John Sullivan—PhD and Professor of Management at San Francisco State University—recently discussed why a speedy hiring process is so important for recruiting high-quality candidates.
In part one of this article, we talked about the benefits of getting feedback from job candidates. Now, let’s continue by looking at some tips for doing just that.
Whether they were hired or rejected, talking to your job candidates about the entire recruiting process can help you to gain valuable insights into how the process looks from the candidate perspective. It can allow you to see trends and perhaps shed light on things the organization could be doing differently to improve the candidate […]
The late, great Aretha Franklin once sang those famous letters, calling for “respect.” Our apologies if the song is now stuck in your head, it’s stuck in ours too! While Aretha was singing about getting respect from a lover, new survey findings show that jobseekers and employees want respect from employers … and not just a […]
This past year the United States unemployment rate sank to the lowest it’s been since 1969, holding at only 3.7%. This is also the eighth consecutive year that jobs have been added to the economy and wages have increased. Clearly, a rate of low unemployment is positive for the job market and U.S. economy as […]
In a previous post, we opened up the idea of talent pool engagement—keeping candidates and potential candidates engaged and informed about the organization before they’re even being considered for a role. We discussed a few reasons why it is in a company’s best interest to do this. Now, let’s take a look at a few […]
Talent pool engagement, as the name implies, happens when an organization takes active steps to stay engaged with prospective employees—often before they’ve even applied at the organization. With today’s ever-connected online environment, there are ever more ways for employers to stay in touch with the talent pool, no matter the size.