Tag Archives: Recruiting

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Is Your Job Posting Optimized for Conversion?

The typical job posting follows a similar pattern. Title, description, requirements, and a yawn for good measure. Job ads have their own job to do, but they have more versatility than you might realize. If they aren’t optimized for multifaceted performance, they’ll miss the target more often than not. And the reasons might surprise you. You need the essential elements. But think of them as Read More →

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How Mobile Talent Acquisition Simplifies Recruiting

Isn’t it great when something you use every day proves to be invaluable? There’s always some new technology in the talent acquisition industry. But few have the broad and apparently lasting impact of mobile. Mobile affects nearly every aspect of the industry, whether it’s candidate preference or recruiter convenience. And as Selina Kerley for The Undercover Recruiter says, “It’s not just a phase.” Mobile Leads Read More →

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5 Talent Acquisition Trends We’re Watching for in 2017

“The corporate learning marketplace is ready for a revolution. Never before have I seen so much frustration, innovation, and change in the corporate L&D world.” – Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte. Disruption is the name of the game for talent acquisition in 2017. That’s what Bersin by Deloitte says. It’s an exciting time to work in the industry. Each calendar year brings a Read More →

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Job Boards: What’s So Special About Tuesdays?

As a job board, the best way to understand job seekers is to put yourself in their shoes. Think about this: in this age of big data and website analytical information, there has been a serious amount of science injected into the process of finding a job. If you are looking for an office job or the next step in your corporate career, then the Read More →

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Why Job Boards Need to Focus on Quality Applicants

Job ad posting is becoming a commodity. Borrell and Associates predict that by 2018, 72% of recruitment advertising revenues will come from services and only 28% from postings. This is up from a breakdown of 50% / 50% in 2014. Why is this shift happening? The main reason is the growing prevalence of big market job search engines. Job search engines scrape jobs off career sites Read More →

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Expert Interview Series: Amanda Leisman of Market Search Recruiting on Tips For Today’s Marketing Job Seekers

Amanda Leisman is a Marketing Recruiter at MarketSearch, where she provides the highest level of service to both candidates and clients. We had a chance to sit down with Amanda to discuss the job market for marketing professionals and hear her advice for today’s job seekers. Tell us a little about Market Search Recruiting. What makes the company stand out from its competitors? MarketSearch is Read More →

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4 Ways A Mobile Career Site Increases Applicants

Want to reach the most job seekers of all? You’ve got to have a mobile career site. Offering the best experience on one device, particularly a desktop, and then merely making it accessible via mobile does you and your candidates a disservice. Switch that mindset, and you’ll find more people where they spend the most time. RELATED: How to Use Social Media to Turn Job Seekers Read More →

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The Difference Between Recruitment Strategies and Talent Acquisition (and Why it Matters)

Recruitment strategies are the short view; talent acquisition takes the longer route. Although they’re sometimes used interchangeably, they’re not the same thing at all. The differences might seem subtle on the surface. But underneath, there’s a world of difference. If there’s a talent shortage, recruitment is usually only a quick fix. Think of it as procurement. For long-term results, the much broader goal of talent Read More →

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4 Recruiting Solutions Used By Cutting-Edge Recruiters

The rumble of the next generation in recruiting solutions was felt a few years ago, and it’s starting to take shape. Some theories wash themselves out, such as the rush to adapt a mobile app. Most people don’t download them at all, and the ones who do rarely use them. But some theories really stick. And four of them are gaining both a following and Read More →

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3 Ways Social Distribution is Like GPS For Job Ads

Targeted social distribution takes the largest resource for job candidates and makes all of the background noise disappear. It’s like GPS for your job ads because it takes them to the right place in as few steps and with as little effort as possible. One of the most difficult jobs in online recruitment is reaching the right candidates where they’re naturally inclined to spend time: Read More →