Tag: recruiters

Text and App Recruiting Are the Now, and the Future Too

We recently had a chance to sit down with Erik Kostelnik, Founder and CEO of TextRecruit, and Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer of iCIMS, to discuss text and app-based recruiting and communication. Our conversation comes in light of iCIMS’s recent acquisition of TextRecruit.

Are You Using Mobile Keywords Correctly?

In a world where many businesses are competing for the same talent, companies that want to get ahead need to start investing in technologies and strategies that improve their recruiting efforts. One of the most effective ways to enhance recruitment is the use of mobile keywords. In fact, mobile keywords and mass texting will revolutionize […]

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Seeking Diversity? Step 1 Means Attracting Diverse Candidates

As employers are increasingly striving to build diversity in their workplaces, recruiting for diversity is taking center stage. Having a diverse workforce as a goal requires making sure hiring managers and recruiters are committed to the organization’s objective.

‘Ur’ Hired: Why You Should Be Texting Job Candidates

The job interview process is getting longer. Although there are many reasons for this increase—including more thorough “screening methods” such as group panel interviews, background checks, and skills tests—one of the biggest delays for recruiters comes at the very onset of the interview process, where screening a high volume of candidates is bogged down by waiting for qualified applicants to call back.

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The Skinny on Generation Z

In new research conducted by iCIMS, we get a rare look at Generation Z. Specifically, the report looks at the class of 2017.

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New Survey Reveals the Cost of a Bad Hire

Building a successful business depends largely on hiring the right people. But as small and midsize firms expand, how strong is their hiring process? A new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half aimed to find out. Among the results:

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2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. To get ahead of the pack this year, it is essential to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry. Both recruiters and candidates will benefit from understanding how the landscape is shifting in the coming year. And boy is it shifting!

10 More HR Practices That Reduce the Effectiveness of Employee Referral Programs

By Dr. John Sullivan The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective. In the last article, we looked at 10 HR practices that were hurting your ERPs. Here, we’ll look at 10 […]