Posts Tagged ‘social recruiting’

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 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, ...

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 ...

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 – ...

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? ...

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 ...

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 ...

College Bound Recruiting CRM

Resolutions, new calendars, using up those gift cards you received over the holidays – all trademarks of a new year.  If you’re a recruiter or sourcer it is also typically the time of year your organization kicks off college recruiting programs.  Some organizations have a dedicated team or individual to lead their efforts, for the ...

Top 5 HR Infographics of 2013

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, ...