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Why Mobile Recruiting is Here to Stay

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Mar 31, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Stay

Recently there’s been a bit of backlash against the rising tide of mobile recruiting. When hearing about mobile recruiting trends, some have argued the whole thing is a sham. They talk about how companies are simply profiting from the idea of mobile recruiting but recruiters aren’t. According to pundits and thought leaders, the numbers are promising, but they’re used to promote products that don’t need to exist in the marketplace. Companies and users will adapt to these mobile trends eventually, without the need for concerted efforts.

Topics: Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application, Mobile Candidate Experience

3 Tips For Creating Better Job Ads For Mobile

Posted by Sara Pollock

Mar 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Mobile-Job-Ads

There’s really no other way to say it: if you’re not adapting to mobile, you’re falling behind. Phones and tablets are taking over, and if you’re still looking for candidates the old-fashioned way, candidates are going to gloss over your job ads or, even worse, never see them at all. With 72% of candidates looking at career sites on their phone, you’d think companies would wise up and deliver career sites that take advantage of smartphones. Nope. Only 18% of recruiting leaders say their companies have optimized their job ads for mobile, and with every passing year, the heinousness of this crime intensifies. But just how do you optimize your job ads for mobile? It’s simpler than you might think.

Topics: Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application, Mobile Candidate Experience

What You Need to Understand Before Going Mobile

Posted by Sara Pollock

Mar 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Going-Mobile

Though 9 out of 10 job seekers are looking for jobs on mobile, not everyone is implementing a strategy for mobile recruiting. Not everyone knows what it means to really recruit through mobile, either. In fact, there seems to be a lot of confusion about what mobile recruiting really is; some think it’s interchangeable with social media recruiting (it’s not, though the two are complementary in many ways). Others think it’s not worth pursuing at all, and that candidates who want jobs will find their way to you if they’re really interested.

Topics: Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application, Mobile Candidate Experience

How to Get the Most Out of Your Middle Managers

Posted by Andre Lavoie

Mar 25, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Middle-Managers

Do middle managers define your organization’s success? Your HR pro might think so. In fact, HR rates middle managers as the most critical level of management. 48% of HR executives rank mid-level managers as the role that needs to be the most up to speed, while only 25% rank senior-level managers as the most important. Why the emphasis on middle management?

Topics: Hiring Managers, Micromanager, Management, Middle Management

Better Hiring Through Mobile: They’re Hired! Now What? [Part 6]

Posted by Andre Lavoie

Mar 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

BetterHiringMobile

 

In the previous installments to this series, we discussed why your company should have a better mobile application process, why it’s important to develop good job ads and have an inspiring brand that’s appealing to the mobile user, how to use social media and sourcing to find the right candidates, how to [optimize your career page for mobile and why video interviewing is the future when it comes to interviewing mobile candidates. Let’s say you have a candidate who has gone through all these steps, looked like a great hire, interviewed well, and accepted your job offer. How can mobile help make the training process better for you and your new hire?

Topics: Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application, Mobile Candidate Experience