Posts Tagged ‘hr’

How to Find Your First Employees

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, ...

The Real Challenge of Product Prioritization and Resource Allocation

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 – ...

What’s in your recruiting technology’s DNA?

As humans, we like to say that our DNA defines us. It’s like specialized coding that’s inherent to our very core—and it makes us who we are. For example, DNA decides the color of your hair. And while you can change that color with the help of a stylist, it doesn’t really change who you ...

Tune in to the Bill Kutik Radio Show

In the HR industry, we’ve all heard of Bill Kutik. He’s considered the father of the HR Tech conference. He’s an industry analyst and columnist, with over 8,000 Twitter followers. He’s also the host of a bi-weekly talk show that features unscripted and frank conversations with some of today’s most influential HR thought leaders—and we’re ...

Should a CTO read 10k, 10Q and S1 filings?

A CTO plays a very strategic role in a technology-based company – from being a technology visionary that is responsible for the “big picture” to leading Research and Development (R&D). Depending upon how the organization is setup, a CTO’s charter will include at least the following: Think big and worry about the future before the ...

“Can I Start Over?”…and 5 Other Things NOT to do During Your Video Interview

After rolling out the new Jobvite Video, lots of attention has been drawn to what’s in it for recruiters. We’ve shown how easy it is for them to send video interview requests, and how Jobvite Video can help them reclaim precious hours that were previously spent on the phone, knee-deep in scheduling chaos. Candidates, on ...

SHRM Rocks Denver!

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 ...

Key Features of a Comprehensive Applicant Tracking System

Why are HR departments always disappointed with their applicant tracking system (ATS)?  Great question.  A lot of this can be answered with the fact that there are a lot of great sales people out there and a few shiny objects to sell. That’s the problem with most application tracking systems!  Most ATS providers are either providing ...

The 2013 Social Recruiting Survey Results Are Here!

It’s that time of year again… our sixth annual Social Recruiting Survey results are in! If you’re not familiar with our survey, here’s a quick summary: Using email and a variety of social networks, we invite recruiters and HR personnel to share their experiences with us regarding their use of social media in the hiring ...

The 2012 Jobvite Social Job Seeker Survey Results Are Out

Job seekers are out in full force — with an impressive majority actively looking or open to finding new employment.  Unfortunately, not all of them feel good about their odds.  And even more think 2012 has proven an increasingly difficult year to be on the job hunt.  In our third annual Social Job Seeker Survey, ...