Posts Tagged ‘recruiting’

2014 Job Seeker Nation Study: Mobility in the Workforce

What is a “high mobility” worker—and why should you care? If you’re in the recruiting industry, you’ve no doubt noticed that some candidates seem better equipped to transition between jobs and advance their careers, while others seem stuck in their positions—despite any attempts to move up.  We call this trait “job mobility,” and we’ve just ...

Fortune Brainstorm TECH: Where Thought Leaders Meet

This week, I am honored to be attending and speaking at Fortune Brainstorm TECH in beautiful Aspen, Colorado. This influential three-day event draws together CEOs and other high-impact executives from numerous top-tier companies, including CBS, Starbucks, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, and Intel. The purpose is to spark meaningful discussion on critical topics affecting all of us ...

If Your Career Site Could Talk…

What would yours say? Would it tell potential job seekers what it means to be a part of your organization? Would it convey your mission? Or how your employees feel about their work? Would it use pictures and video? Would it tell stories? Would it be full of fresh, compelling copy? Would it offer perspective ...

The Recruiting R(evolution) Recap: Best Practices for Retaining Talent

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 ...

Want to Become a Recruiting All-Star?

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 ...

How Social Recruiting Gets the Next Big Job Placement Won

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, ...

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 ...

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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 ...

Recruiting CRM – Jobseekers Are Your Customers

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 ...

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 ...