Don’t Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

Don’t Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

No one is pushing you out the recruitment door, but if you don’t stay up-to-date on updates… your browser will. Not all browsers were created equal and with that said, it’s time to catch up to modern web development standards. Everything from the desktop browser capability to career page mobile responsiveness has an impact on the quantity and quality of the candidates who apply for job openings. Your recruiting game is at stake. Will your recruitment page run on Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Opera? Why not make it available to all 5 of the top browsers? With the way the internet has been integrated through mobile phones, tablets, and all of the apps that come with them, it’s important to acknowledge how effectively your career site and recruitment efforts align with the major browsers. There are mobile applications through Android and iOS devices, and then there are the […]

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Employer Branding for the Future of Your Workforce

Employer Branding for the Future of Your Workforce

When it comes to the corporate career page, it’s clear who stands out from the rest. Those who are responsive and branded specifically to their employer brand are the ones that stand out to candidates – and quite frankly – are the rivals of their competitors. According to a recent study by LinkedIn, companies who have a strong employer brand have a 28% lower turnover rate compared to those with less than stellar branding practices. It is important not only for recruiting the ideal candidates, but also for keeping them with your organization. Here are some stats to pay attention to when examining the effectiveness of your employer brand. 2 out of 3 candidates will accept a lower salary if the company has a good employer brand (Click to Tweet) In recruiting, there is almost no better tool than a positive employer brand. If candidates believe they will be happy […]

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The Keys to Perfecting Your Employer Brand

The Keys to Perfecting Your Employer Brand

Innovative corporate leaders may wonder why their Talent Acquisition professionals seem darn good at their jobs. When we ask them, many say it’s because they found the key to perfecting the company’s employer brand. Take a look at the anatomy of a lock. It seems rather simple, but all of the pieces work so cohesively that a key can be inserted into the lock and it opens the gate, door, window, car, etc. So what’s the key? For our clients, it’s finding a video interviewing platform that suits the organizational hiring needs. Employer branding and the recruitment process can work better together. Integrating video technologies into the hiring and recruiting process can enhance employer branding to work as well as a lock and key. Here’s how to find that perfect process. Springs The tiny metal springs in a lock are a lot like the hiring managers and recruiters who define and write the job descriptions. […]

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How to Hire Distant Candidates Even if Your Budget is Zero

How to Hire Distant Candidates Even if Your Budget is Zero

Situation: Your company desperately needs an in-house recruiter to augment the performance of HR. The position has been filled internally, and your new recruiter is now responsible for bringing in the talent. Problem: You don’t have a budget, and even without a budget, it’s clear there’s no room for travel costs. Distance hiring for the perfect candidate isn’t feasible and neither is sitting in a coffee shop all day processing the interviews. Because the position is new, there is no dictated amount of money to spend, so you are left in the dust when it comes to HR technology aids. However, just because the budget is minuscule, that doesn’t mean the office technology has to be. Solution: Video interviewing. Video interviews are easy… Especially when you have the support to back it up. Some free options like Skype are prone to technical issues like a slow or glitchy video. When […]

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Teleworking: The Pros and Cons for Employers 

Teleworking: The Pros and Cons for Employers 

What comes to mind when the word “teleworker” comes up in discussion? You may think of an entry-level 20-something parent sitting on the sofa with their laptop on the coffee table and a little one running around singing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” Truth is, the average teleworker is a 49-year-old college graduate bringing home about $58,000 a year. The teleworking trend is growing – and in some form – 88% of organizations offer working from an out-of-office location. So, is teleworking an option for your organization? Take a look at some of the pros and cons to decide. Pros Increased Productivity Without the distraction of other employees, teleworkers are able to focus on work. The increased attention span from home increases productivity by 55%. Additionally, without the need for a car, working during bad weather is no issue for employees that would otherwise have to travel in unsafe conditions. Three out of four teleworkers say they have the […]

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