SHRM Rocks Denver!

Posted 01/15/2014 | By Matt Singer  

My favorite colleague Greg Caplan and I are heading out to the annual conference for the Mile High SHRM chapter in Denver. This is one of the biggest HR events in Colorado and the Mile High SHRM chapter is huge (they’re expecting over 500 people!). They have a ton of members, so I think it ...

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Take a Tour of the New Jobvite Video

Posted 01/13/2014 | By Kimberley Kasper  

If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to explore the latest addition to the Jobvite product family, I invite you to take a look at the quick 2-minute video below. That’s right—it’s a video about Jobvite Video, and it offers a concise summary of how our innovative new video interviewing solution can help recruiters add ...

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Jobvite and BambooHR Team Up to Make Your Life Easier

Posted 01/07/2014 | By Skip Hilton  

We’re pleased to announce that Jobvite is partnering with BambooHR to ensure easy, API-level integration between our products. Specifically, we worked with BambooHR to enable Jobvite Hire and BambooHR users to automatically sync systems in several key ways that help save valuable time and effort. 1)     Anyone entered as a new hire in Jobvite will ...

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Top 5 HR Infographics of 2013

Posted 12/30/2013 | By Kimberley Kasper  

We’ve seen a lot happen in 2013 with respect to recruiting, sourcing, and referrals. In particular, many interesting statistics have come to light that showcase how much has changed in our industry. Candidates are different. Jobs are different. Social connectivity has expanded. Skill sets have been redefined. And all of these things, when viewed collectively, ...

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Happy Holidays from Jobvite

Posted 12/24/2013 | By Dan Finnigan  

I know, I know. You read these holiday well-wish blogs from just about every CEO on the planet, and they all offer the same sentiments. It gets a little…boring. Right? Not to decry the sentiments—because no doubt they all offer heartfelt feelings. In fact, if these other execs are anything like me, every single one ...

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Analyzing Hiring Data: How do I Fare?

Posted 12/17/2013 | By Adam Hyder  

Last month, I wrote a blog on hiring ratios. In order to come up with these ratios, I looked at Jobvite’s Big Data, an infrastructure comprised of a large sample of aggregated Jobvite customer data and gleaned some solid facts.  As I started to look at the data I started to ask few questions to myself: ...

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A Video Interview is Worth a Thousand Resumes

Posted 12/16/2013 | By Lucinda Foss  

I will never forget struggling to get my first job in product management. I was sure that if I could just get a phone interview I would be able to sell the recruiter that my background, while non-traditional, aligned extremely well with what they were looking for.  I only had one big problem – my ...

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Candidate Databases: Rent vs. Own

Posted 12/10/2013 | By Carlos Teran  

When meeting with recruiters and sourcers in our research studies and industry conferences, we regularly hear them talk about relying on talent databases that are not their own for sourcing talent.  They regularly write big “rent” checks for access to these databases.  We are also seeing a trend towards “owning” their very own database, referred ...

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Don’t Forget Employee Referrals

Posted 12/02/2013 | By Matt Singer  

It’s cliché – “nice to have and must have.” But at a certain point in a company’s lifecycle, an applicant tracking system does become a must-have. The hiring process simply becomes too much to manage manually. From managing reqs and resumes to scheduling interviews and offer letters, hiring out of spreadsheets can only get you ...

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5 Reasons We’re Thankful

Posted 11/27/2013 | By Dan Finnigan  

This time of year, many of us find our Facebook feeds full of friends sharing sentiments of gratitude. I love how this exercise motivates us to contemplate our blessings—so I wanted to share a few of my own sentiments here with you. Here are five things for which I am truly thankful: 1. Our customers. ...

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