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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5 Reasons you MUST be at Jobvite Summit’14

Posted 04/23/2014 | By Teri Krest  

Can you afford NOT to go? In just 8 short days, the R(evolution) kicks off in San Francisco. And if you think you’ve been there and done that, think again. This is not like other user conferences. Jobvite Summit’14 is a once-a-year gathering of the top minds in your industry. Skip this exciting event, and ...

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How Social Recruiting Gets the Next Big Job Placement Won

Posted 04/21/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Social media has affected every area of life, including the job market. When it comes to companies recruiting and hiring new employees, social media opens up many opportunities to find the right person with the right skills. From micro-applications to built-in portfolios, social media makes it easy for savvy recruiters to test an applicant’s creativity, ...

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Lessons from the Trenches: Cover Letters

Posted 04/10/2014 | By Lucinda Foss  

I’ve been on the fence for a while now about cover letters. Do they really add value or are they just a check item that gives a candidate a small bump?  Are they the equivalent of the college essay… you only read it if you are on the fence? Well, in the last couple weeks ...

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The Undervalued Resource of Employee Referrals and How to Get More of Them

Posted 04/07/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Many hiring managers and HR teams may not realize this, but often you have access to a better qualified pool of potential employees through your current employees than you do in the general job seeker market. Your current employees may be networked and associated with people who would make outstanding candidates for your future staff, ...

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How to Find Your First Employees

Posted 04/04/2014 | By Adam Hyder  

It’s a common misconception that you have to offer higher salaries to entice people to leave their current jobs or hire less-experienced people with the intention of training them. I am here to tell you that this is not the case. The hiring process should begin before the company is founded. Before coming to Jobvite, ...

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