Posts Tagged ‘jobvite’

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

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, ...

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, ...

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

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 ...

OFCCP Strengthens Commitments to Protected Veterans and Individuals With Disabilities

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) ...

Check Out Our New Digs!

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 ...

The R(evolution) is coming!

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 ...

My Dots

“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 – ...

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

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 ...

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 – ...

The Mobile Job Seeker Infographic

If your recruiting strategies aren’t already optimized for mobile job seekers and their devices, you could be in trouble. The latest statistics reveal that today’s workforce is rarely without a smart phone or tablet in hand. Are you prepared to recruit wherever, whenever, on whatever? ...