Non-Employee Referrals: An Uncharted Territory

Posted 07/29/2014 | By Rachel Morgan  

Let’s say that the best sales representative from one of your vendors goes bowling every Saturday night with her equally – if not more – successful friends. In between her turns to bowl, she mindlessly scrolls through her Facebook newsfeed on her phone until she sees your status: “My company is looking for an Enterprise ...

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2014 Job Seeker Nation Study: Mobility in the Workforce

Posted 07/22/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

What is a “high mobility” worker—and why should you care? If you’re in the recruiting industry, you’ve no doubt noticed that some candidates seem better equipped to transition between jobs and advance their careers, while others seem stuck in their positions—despite any attempts to move up.  We call this trait “job mobility,” and we’ve just ...

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Fortune Brainstorm TECH: Where Thought Leaders Meet

Posted 07/16/2014 | By Dan Finnigan  

This week, I am honored to be attending and speaking at Fortune Brainstorm TECH in beautiful Aspen, Colorado. This influential three-day event draws together CEOs and other high-impact executives from numerous top-tier companies, including CBS, Starbucks, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, and Intel. The purpose is to spark meaningful discussion on critical topics affecting all of us ...

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Jobvite Support Continues to Expand

Posted 07/15/2014 | By David Lahey  

When we say that our top value at Jobvite is “Customers Matter Most,” it’s not just a platitude for a throw pillow or a poster on the wall. We walk the talk—and then we back it up. Last year, for example, we introduced our Jobvite Cares program, featuring services that allow customers to contact us ...

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Jobvite Infographic: Career Sites That Sell

Posted 07/10/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

At Jobvite, we’re big believers in the power of career sites. With compelling copy, creativity, and functionality, you can sway candidates in a competitive job market by giving them a clear look at what your company stands for and why working for you is the optimal choice. This takes effort, of course—but if you know ...

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Jobvite Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the 2014 CandE Awards

Posted 07/08/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Today, we announced that Jobvite will be a Platinum Sponsor for the 2014 CandE Awards. The CandE Awards—short for Candidate Experience Awards—have been presented annually by the non-profit Talent Board since 2011 as a way to recognize companies that provide the most positive experience possible to job seekers. This year’s winners will be announced in ...

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Mo’ Mobile

Posted 07/07/2014 | By Carlos Teran  

Last week, Jobvite announced our new mobile career sites solution while I was at the SHRM Conference in Orlando, Florida; 2,800 miles away from the Jobvite office in San Mateo. As the Product Manager for this solution, I was definitely bummed not to be at the “unveiling” with the fantastic team that designed and built ...

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When Employee Referral Programs Turn Dangerous

Posted 06/30/2014 | By Rachel Morgan  

Imagine that it is 9 a.m. and you’re sitting at your desk, slowly sipping on your third cup of black coffee – it’s just that kind of morning. As you stretch your tired limbs and open up your ATS, your eyes glaze over as a throng of unqualified candidates fills your screen. Yawn. All of ...

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Jobvite Brings Mobile Career Sites to Life

Posted 06/24/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Connecting with today’s on-the-go job seekers just got easier, thanks to Jobvite’s new mobile career website solution, which was announced earlier this morning. This offering is a critical asset for recruiters looking to market more effectively to a changing workforce demographic. Job seekers today—particularly those of a younger generation—are rarely without their smartphones and tablets, ...

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Recruiting is Marketing: 6 Recruiting Metrics to Help Prove and Improve Your ROI

Posted 06/23/2014 | By Ronen Shetelboim  

The recruiting world has changed. As former HP president Carly Fiorina wisely stated, “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” New recruiting tools and technologies help us do this efficiently. HR software of today allows us to save time, automates the recruiting process, and provides us with large sets of ...

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