Andre Lavoie

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March 18, 2015

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Harnessing the Mobile Interview [Part 5]

After deciding you need a better mobile application process, you’ve built your job ads and have started developing your brand the way you want to, done the work of socially sourcing your applicants, and built or outsourced your brand new mobile careers page. Your candidates can find your job postings, they like the way you’ve presented your company online, and can get in and out of the mobile application process in minutes. You have a good pool of candidates and want to start talking to them. But how can video interviews help? 

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Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Interview

March 17, 2015

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Building a Smoother Mobile Experience [Part 4]

You’ve decided you need a better mobile application experience, have your employee branding and job ads where you want them, and have a good social media recruiting and sourcing strategy. Now it’s time to build your site and make sure you’re ready to process mobile applications.

If you want to attract mobile candidates, your site needs to work well. The 43% of job applicants looking for work on mobile don’t want to find a computer to apply; 27% of them expect to apply directly from their mobile device. If you want the mobile candidates you’ve attracted to stick around long enough to apply and (hopefully) become your next employee, make it a no-brainer to apply.

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Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application

March 12, 2015

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Subtle Success with Social Sourcing [Part 3]

You know why you want a better mobile application process, and you’ve started down the path promoting your employer brand and creating better job postings. But once you’ve put yourself out there, how do you find these new mobile candidates? Best-case scenario means the right candidates find you. But the best recruiters are active, looking for candidates constantly and directing them to the open positions they need to fill and building relationships for the future. This is where social sourcing comes in. 

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Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application

March 11, 2015

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Ads to Engage, Brands to Inspire [Part 2]

So now you’re convinced you need a better mobile application experience. But where do you start? Between building a website, sourcing on social, and using the right applicant tracking system, figuring out mobile recruiting can feel like juggling multiple projects at once, and often, these elements have to proceed in lockstep before any of them can continue. This can lead to lots of waiting on the people working on each project, and it can feel like you’re not getting anything done.

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Candidate Experience, Mobile Recruiting, Mobile Application

March 10, 2015

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Why You Need a Mobile Application Process [Part 1]

If you’re looking to make better hires, get them in the door more efficiently, and do it all on budget, you should first recognize one of the biggest ways employers aren’t reaching applicants: Mobile. A mobile website, complete with a career page and a mobile job application process handled entirely on a phone or tablet is something candidates have consistently made clear they’re looking for. As of last year, 59% of candidates use phones or tablets to search for jobs, 52% use them to apply. What’s more, 90% of people are predicted to have a smartphone by 2020.

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Mobile Recruiting

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