In order to attract the talent you seek, you must first understand what drives and motivates today’s average jobseeker. In a candidate-driven market, savvy recruiters and hiring managers who understand their candidates’ wants, needs, and expectations will reign supreme in the war for talent.
Category: Candidate Experience
Cold-pitching candidates on social media sites, liked LinkedIn®, is common practice for many recruiters. You do a quick search, find candidates that seem like they’d be a good fit for the role, and then message them via InMail. Seems easy enough, but what if the candidate isn’t currently looking for a job or is content […]
Providing a great candidate experience has been at the top of recruiters’ and hiring managers’ minds for much of 2018, and for good reason.
It’s becoming increasingly clear that employer branding is a huge part of the recruiting process. Candidate’s today want an employer that showcases its brand in the best possible light. And jobseekers do not hesitate to consult multiple sources—whether it’s LinkedIn®, Glassdoor, or family and friends—to get more insight into a prospective employer’s culture, which means […]
Are you reaching out to a potential candidate for the first time via e-mail or LinkedIn® InMail? If so, you’ll want to make sure your subject lines are effective. There are fewer things more frustrating than pouring time and energy into e-mails only to see them go unopened.
The chatbot technology landscape isn’t nearly as overwhelming as you might think.
The digital-age is upon us and jobseekers are making their voices heard. When it comes to the recruiting process, candidates prefer a digital approach and if your company isn’t on board with this trend, you run the risk of missing out on top talent.
In a previous post, we discussed that when companies value and actively cultivate high employee morale, they tend to outperform their competition by 20%. Today, we’ll offer several tips and strategies on how to improve employee morale and candidate experience in your organization by first getting to know your candidates and employees better.
While technology has been disrupting almost every aspect of the way we work, one thing remains clear: It’s helping workers do their jobs faster. And when it comes to recruiting, the time saved due to technology is benefiting both recruiters and jobseekers. However, technology isn’t fully taking over just yet.
Lack of communication? Inaccurate job descriptions? Long response times? These topics are always frequently named when talking about improving the candidate experience, but what, exactly, is the most frustrating thing jobseekers cite about the recruiting process? The answer may or may not surprise you.