The Stages of Job Hunting Hell

Posted 06/05/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

With graduation tucked neatly under the belt like a starched button-down shirt, a horde of new job seekers has just entered the market. Look out. We’ve all been there, right? It’s not necessarily a fun process, but there’s definitely a lot to be learned. New grads start out with lofty ideals, big dreams, and strong ...

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Jobvite Infographic: On-Brand Interviews

Posted 05/29/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Few things today impact a candidate’s decision to accept a job offer more than the application process itself. It makes sense. We all make judgments in the first few minutes of interaction. If a candidate feels put off before even submitting a resume, imagine how they’ll feel by the time of an interview. In our ...

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Career Sites Are An Experience

Posted 05/27/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Last week, I wrote about the importance of branding your career site to show candidates what it’s like to work for your company. A good employment brand gives prospects a clear picture of what you stand for and what you do, so they can find purpose and placement in your organization. The key thing to remember ...

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If Your Career Site Could Talk…

Posted 05/20/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

What would yours say? Would it tell potential job seekers what it means to be a part of your organization? Would it convey your mission? Or how your employees feel about their work? Would it use pictures and video? Would it tell stories? Would it be full of fresh, compelling copy? Would it offer perspective ...

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5 Reasons Why SaaS Companies Can’t Use Third Party Software Out of the Box

Posted 05/19/2014 | By Adam Hyder  

In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, companies like Yahoo and other consumer web companies were experiencing an unprecedented scale challenge –more than a hundred million users were using their web application. This was a scale that had never been seen before by makers of traditional software components and products. Shrink-wrapped products and platform components ...

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The Recruiting R(evolution) Recap: Best Practices for Retaining Talent

Posted 05/14/2014 | By Rachel Morgan  

Streams of purple light streamed out as I opened the two double-doors to the main meeting room. The hall was full of high, nervous energy with the anticipation of the keynote speech. Hoards of talent acquisition professionals chatted excitedly about the imminent arrival of Tony Hsieh, a master of “delivering happiness” to his employees. As ...

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Jobvite Summit’14: On the Home Stretch

Posted 05/01/2014 | By Dan Finnigan  

Jobvite Summit’14 continues today, with plenty more excitement in store before we close. Building off yesterday’s core recruiting discussions, today we will herald in our 2014 award winners—those companies demonstrating excellence in vision, achievement and innovation with their Jobvite implementations. As in the past, this year’s winners were chosen because they exemplify the spirit of ...

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The R(evolution) is in Full Swing!

Posted 04/30/2014 | By Dan Finnigan  

Today’s the day! Jobvite Summit is open, and we’ve hit the ground running. Our attendees are dispersing to hear keynotes, check out partner solutions, and immerse themselves in our breakout sessions. And this year promises to be our best Summit ever. I know—sounds like hyperbole, but I’m honestly not exaggerating. I truly believe that we ...

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Want to Become a Recruiting All-Star?

Posted 04/25/2014 | By Rachel Morgan  

The best way to step up your game is to learn from the best. Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you. Jobvite has assembled a rock star team of talent acquisition pros to present about their achievements during the Recruiting R(evolution). From the gaming industry to the non-profit sector, you will hear from recruiters ...

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Canucks Rock

Posted 04/24/2014 | By Matt Singer  

This was Jobvite’s first year at the British Columbia HRMA event in Vancouver.  It was a great event, packed with awesome content, networking, and technology. From wellness and gamification to assessment and recruiting technologies, the event was lined with different products and services for HR professionals to consider. Surprisingly, there was only one other recruiting ...

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