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Why A Simpler Recruiting Page Gets More Applicants [Answers]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2019 2:26:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing, Candidate Experience

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Your recruiting web page is far too complex. I know that you want it to look good, with nice graphics, plenty of fields for data, and a complex search engine that will display every job to every candidate whenever they look. 

But that’s not the way to get high quality applicants, nor is it an efficient method for attracting candidates. There’s a reason why 60% of job seekers quit in the middle of filling out an application.

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What You Need to Know About Recruitment Advertising [Answers]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2019 2:21:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing

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There was a time when prestige alone could draw candidates to a company, but as the decades have rolled on and technology has improved, it has become necessary for businesses to spend more time and effort on recruitment advertising.

Fortunately, that same technology has also made it much easier to target and attract talent pools that were previously untouchable by the common recruiter. In fact, new tools are coming out all the time that help talent acquisition professionals to find the right people to fill open positions. This requires that many learn new skills, however, and realign their approach with trends in how people access the Internet and search, both for jobs and in general.

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Developing An Effective Mobile Recruiting Strategy [Tips]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2019 2:24:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing

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45% of job seekers use their mobile device to search for jobs at least once a day. 89% think that mobile devices play a critical role in the job hunt. Think about that for a moment. Without an effective mobile recruiting strategy, you are missing out on dozens of candidates that could fill key roles in your company.

Fortunately, it’s not that difficult to make sure that you’re able to handle mobile recruiting.

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Top 4 Qualities of Effective Job Descriptions [List]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2019 2:47:00 PM / by Andrew France posted in Recruitment Marketing

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When you’re writing an effective job description, the tendency is to try to stick to the “less is more” principle, and as a result, end up hurting your recruiting efforts. These attempts at simplicity can read to job seekers like you’re trying to hide something. 

It isn’t helped that many of the bad habits recruiters have developed stem from the traditional view of their relationship to candidates as adversarial. Information is withheld or obfuscated because hiring managers think, even subconsciously, that giving away too much information puts them at a negotiating disadvantage.

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How to Read the Story of Your Recruiting Data [Tips]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 2:18:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing

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Modern recruiting is no longer about sifting through resumes looking for a story that matches your company’s needs. Rather, it’s about finding a story within streams of numbers that reflect how you are reaching out to candidates and how those candidates respond to you. Today, candidate sourcing is about interpreting the story that your recruiting data is telling you.

But how do you do that?

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3 Quick Ways to Increase Diversity In Your Recruitment [List]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2019 2:53:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing, Diversity

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One of the hardest things to do when recruiting is ensuring that you maintain a diverse workforce. Ideas from people with varied life experiences is vital to a business world that is always changing and lives on the cutting edge. However, many companies find that they have trouble finding candidates that will provide those distinct ideas, and are tempted to blame the problem on there being a lack of potential hires that meet those criteria.

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Leverage Free (Organic) and Paid (Sponsored) Sources [Tips]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2019 2:39:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing

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There are dozens of options for job sourcing and it can be hard to choose between them, but the smart recruiters are learning how to effectively use both free and paid channels to get the right employees for their company.

The best way to break down these channels is to think of them in terms of organic and sponsored sources. Both have a place in job sourcing, and knowing how to leverage them appropriately means more efficient budget allocation and longer-lasting employees.

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Calculate Recruitment Costs in 3 Easy Steps [Tips]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM / by Othamar Gama Filho posted in Recruitment Marketing, Programmatic

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The most often overlooked cost of running a business is recruitment. This is especially true of new business owners, but even people who have run their companies for years don’t take the time to consider how much money they will have to spend to maintain the necessary staff to keep operations running smoothly.

However, the fact of the matter is that it can cost quite a bit in terms of both actual capital expenditure and employee hours, not to mention costs related to efficiency issues caused by understaffing until you get the right candidate.

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Top 4 Methods For Estimating Recruitment Needs [List]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2019 2:48:00 PM / by Othamar Gama Filho posted in Recruitment Marketing, Programmatic

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Over and understaffing are highly prevalent across industries in companies of all sizes. Even businesses that have been in operation for decades can struggle to ensure that they are hiring enough people (most companies err in this direction) but not too many.

Fortunately, with the right data, you can get a much more accurate idea of how many people you actually need. While these are estimates, basing your estimation on solid analysis, you’ll find that they are much more accurate than they had ever been previously.

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Crush Job Placement By Using Smart Recruitment Metrics [Tips]

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 9, 2019 3:32:00 PM / by Christopher Hopkins posted in Recruitment Marketing

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Recruitment metrics are vital to the efficient staffing of your company. Like with sales and marketing data, recruitment metrics can tell you what is working and what isn’t, how to adjust your recruitment strategy to find more qualified candidates, and how to appropriately spend your hiring budget. 

However, it’s not always easy to parse actionable information from the available data. What is actually important? Further, what do those numbers mean? And how do you take those numbers and translate them into policy that will improve your staffing and retention?

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