May 6, 2015

How to Decide if Texting Candidates is Right for Your Company

Millennials… Glued to their phones, posting everything to social media and spending more time on the internet than their preceding generations. Yes, these are quasi-negative stereotypes, but that doesn’t mean you should engage them any less than other workforce generations; nor are they the only generation to use their mobile device frequently. Use this stereotype to your advantage in recruiting.

Some companies use interviews as an opportunity to reach out to candidates, others use surveys during the recruiting process. Other organizations, take candidate engagement to a whole new level. They use the impact emerging technology on workers’ tendencies toward mobile engagement and reach out to them via text messaging.

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Recruiting, Employment, Hiring, Business Trends, Mobile Recruiting, HR, Mobile Interview

April 30, 2015

Treat Your Candidates Like Customers for a Better Candidate Experience

Job seekers essentially “shop” around for the right job. They look through job ad after job ad to find the position that sounds just right. Candidates are the customers of your recruitment department; recruiters have to fundamentally sell the role to acquire their desired talent pool… their target market. In order to build a better candidate experience, think about the candidates as customers. Look for yourself at some stats that indicate how important calculated recruitment efforts are.

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Recruiting, Interviews, Employment, Employer Branding, Workplace, Candidate Experience, HR

December 2, 2014

2015: The Evolution of HR

The way businesses operate has changed drastically in a very short amount of time, and many (like us) believe the rate and impact of these changes are only picking up steam. More interesting than that, we believe HR is going to have a huge role in leading and shaping the future of business as we know it, and we aren’t the only ones.

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HR Marketing, HR, Marketing

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