R(evolutionary) Keynotes for Jobvite Summit’14

Posted 03/31/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

Are you getting ready for Summit’14? We are! There are only a few short weeks before we convene in San Francisco again for our 6th annual Jobvite user conference, so if you haven’t registered yet, you better do it soon! We’ve already provided you with information on our planned learning tracks—and now it’s time to ...

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How to Keep an Inventory of Qualified Job Candidates on the Ready

Posted 03/28/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

In our current entrepreneurial atmosphere, a successful start-up’s demand can grow by leaps and bounds, and as such, staffing is always a top priority. Managing by crisis, especially in a fast paced environment against stiff competition, seldom produces good results. It’s unsustainable for a business to scramble wildly to find new employees every time the ...

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Posted 03/27/2014 | By Dan Finnigan  

As you’ve probably heard, Jobvite has officially moved. We are now happily, proudly, and comfortably settled in the new office space that we designed and built here in beautiful San Mateo, CA. Physically, we’re not too far from our old building. Mentally, however, we are worlds away. Our new work environment has been thoughtfully and ...

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Recruiting CRM – Jobseekers Are Your Customers

Posted 03/25/2014 | By Carlos Teran  

Earlier this week I was talking to a sales CRM industry expert about Jobvite Engage, Jobvite’s recruiting CRM. In showing him our product and discussing our customers’ use cases, he quickly began to understand our viewpoint on recruiting; in the hunt for the best talent, all organizations need to view jobseekers as “customers” of their ...

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OFCCP Strengthens Commitments to Protected Veterans and Individuals With Disabilities

Posted 03/20/2014 | By Lucinda Foss  

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published two new rules related to the enforcement of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 503).  The changes require government contractors to take affirmative action to recruit and hire individuals with disabilities (IWDs) ...

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Check Out Our New Digs!

Posted 03/18/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

This morning we said a long-awaited and much-anticipated hello to the new Jobvite headquarters in San Mateo. The last time I wrote about this, we were in the beginning stages of construction. Today, I sat down in a great new chair and listened to the buzz of contented co-workers as they unpacked. I watched them ...

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The R(evolution) is coming!

Posted 03/11/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

In case you haven’t heard, we’re gearing up for Jobvite Summit’14—and you won’t want to miss it. Our annual user conference will be bigger and better than ever this year, as we come together to discuss the landmark changes occurring in the recruiting landscape. You’ve probably heard us talk about these changes over the past ...

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My Dots

Posted 03/10/2014 | By Ronen Shetelboim  

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” (Steve Jobs, Stanford University, June 2005) I’ll start with 3 stories and let you guys connect the dots. Job 1: About 10 years ago I completed my mandatory army service in Israel and started looking for a job. Super old-school – ...

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From Recruitment to Hire: How to Shorten the Employee Hiring Cycle

Posted 03/07/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

When hiring new employees, there is a right way and a wrong way to approach the process. The wrong way takes lots of time and money and ultimately does not guarantee the right person for the position. The right way is a well-thought out plan that is quick and easy and puts the perfect candidate ...

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The Real Challenge of Product Prioritization and Resource Allocation

Posted 03/04/2014 | By Adam Hyder  

Product prioritization is the hardest and certainly the most important aspect of the product development life cycle. The push and pull from all constituents such as customers, sales, marketing, engineering, board and customer support are valid and critical. However, the real and perhaps the most potent push and pull comes from the physics problem – ...

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