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Improving the Negative Candidate Experience

by Cally Martin on Mar 7, 2017

The hiring process varies between industries, companies, and job positions; as you would expect, the candidate experience is never the same from one to the next. There will never be a single “fix” for it, but companies can improve their processes with a little simplicity, honesty, and fun!
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Recruiting is Hard...is Technology Working Hard for You?

by Kelly Love Johnson on Mar 1, 2017

We have a link for you! You can view "Predictive Analytics Meets Recruitment Marketing" here.
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Improving Management Will Improve the U.S. Economy

by Cally Martin on Mar 1, 2017

We recently posed the question of who’s responsible for engagement among employees and managers alike. While there is no definitive answer, it’s clear that employee engagement is an ongoing issue for many companies.
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If You Aren’t Mobile Friendly, You’re Doing it Wrong

by Cally Martin on Feb 27, 2017

There seems to be some sort of disconnect between recruiters using social media to judge their potential candidates, but not using it to find their talent. In a candidate driven job market, recruiters need to be where the job seeker pool is. And social media is deep.
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7 Companies That Took Candidate Sourcing to Another Level

by Kelly Love Johnson on Feb 21, 2017

When it comes to candidate sourcing, why reinvent the wheel? Write a job listing, post it online, incentivize employees with referral bonuses, then sit back and watch the resumes roll in. Simple? Not exactly. Some positions are harder to fill than others. If you get 1,000 resumes for a job posting, you’re lucky to get 50 qualified applicants from that pool. “Spray and pray” is not an effective technique for finding candidates, so we searched for the most creative ideas from companies that did reinvent the wheel, so to speak. Here are seven of the best we found:
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Whose Job is it to Keep Employees Engaged?

by Cally Martin on Feb 14, 2017

Only 32% of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2015.1 This may come as a shock, or ring very true, depending on where you work. Employee engagement isn’t just a hot topic, it has become a necessity for employee retention.
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