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.
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 […]
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.
At BLR’s recent RecruitCon Road Trip conference in Boston, we heard from Chris Russell, known as the “mad scientist” of online recruiting. Russel started his first job board in 1999 and since has launched more job sites than anyone in history. Let’s look at what Russell says makes recruiting and career websites really effective.
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.
In new research conducted by iCIMS, we get a rare look at Generation Z. Specifically, the report looks at the class of 2017.
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:
An effective executive is a diamond in the rough. Recruiting top candidates in itself is a challenging feat, much more when it’s a top-level executive you’re looking for.
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!
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 […]