Posts Tagged ‘recruiting’

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 ...

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 – ...

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 ...

2014 Jobvite Job Seeker Nation Study

Last year we showed you that a hefty percentage of currently employed workers were actively seeking a new job. This year, that number has become even heftier. In fact, more than half of those who are employed at present are either actively seeking or open to new job opportunities. And 71% of the U.S. labor force ...

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 ...