Recruiting: The Race to the Finish – Part Two

If you are just tuning in, this is the second installment of Recruiting: The Race to the Finish. To read the 1st installment click here. In the standard recruiting process, you discover, research and apply. We already talked about step 1 and you are ready for step 2: Because we aren’t a standard recruiting firm we […]

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Recruiting: The Race To The Finish

In the recruiting industry you can break down the process of attracting candidates to your open position into three simple steps: 1.       Discovery 2.       Research 3.       Apply Discovery is the first step: the step where candidates find that your position is available.  This is also when you have to discover how you’re going to find […]

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Building Relationships via Social Media Customer Service

“Twitter has once again proven that customer service is the new marketing.” This is how a recent post by SocialMediaToday begins, before diving into the revenue potential of being a responsive brand on Twitter. The study referenced in the SocialMediaToday article, conducted by Twitter, looks at just three different types of brands (airlines, pizza, telco), but the results that show […]

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Are You Really Looking At Your Sources?

Candidate sources. Job boards. Postings. Just a few words that can evoke a range of emotions and reactions across your talent acquisition team. With the recent acquisitions of SimplyHired by Indeed and Monster by Randstad, job boards and aggregators are at the top of mind in the HR space right now. As a talent acquisition professional or leader, […]

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How Sourcing Can Lead to Better Data for Your Organization

Let’s talk about one of the most complicated/convoluted subject areas going in Talent Acquisition today: Source of Applicant and Source of Hire. Most of the data out there is unusable and unreliable with a majority of Applicant Tracking Systems relying on candidate self-selection to report their source. Too often, candidates choose “Company Website” as their […]

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