Research conducted by Jobscan found that 98% of Fortune 500 companies use applicant tracking systems (ATSs), and a Kelly OCG survey estimated 66% of large companies and 35% of small organizations also rely on ATS software.
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You’re trying to hire the right person, but you’re not finding him or her. Could your job description be to blame?
It’s no secret that jobseekers are turning to the Internet to look for jobs, but if your job postings aren’t up to snuff, search engines may be overlooking them entirely. In order to get your job ads out in the open, you should be adopting good search engine optimization (SEO) strategies.
In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 speaker Elena Valentine to discuss creating engaging video job postings. Here is the remainder of that interview.
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, offers advice on how to add the “Wow Factor” to all your posts. A workplace storyteller and design researcher, Valentine spends her days leading the team at Skill Scout to bring jobs to life on video.
Are you using social media to recruit top talent? If not, you may want to jump on the hiring bandwagon. After all, 21st-century candidates live online. Anyone with access to the internet can post a job opening online, but there’s so much more out there that can help you build a deep candidate pool that […]
“The truth is that as much as a company is only glancing at a job applicant’s resume for 6 seconds, candidates are doing just about the same thing with job descriptions. If you are not attracting them at that first or second sentence, you’ve lost them,” explains Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout Inc., and […]
Somewhere along the line, the terms “job description” and “job posting” became interchangeable, and the result has been confusion on the part of talent acquisition professionals, as well as ineffective recruitment advertising.