There has been a lot of talk the past few years about “the shift to mobile” from recruiting leaders, with a primary focus on effectively managing the mobile experience. Examples of solutions have primarily focused on the mobile optimization of a career site to some larger employers building apps. While these and other areas are [...]
For years companies have tried reinventing Resume’s. 4 years ago VisualCV launched but has since been acquired. ResumUP is one of the newer entries into the online Resume space and is still in beta. Their slogan “go visual, get visible” says it all. The premise is simple, an infographic Resume will get you noticed. Will [...]
April Fools’ Day is widely celebrated around the world on April 1 every year. While it’s not a national holiday, it is the one day when people pull pranks or play jokes on friends, families, neighbors, and co-workers. According to Wikipedia, the earliest recorded association between April 1 and foolishness can be found in Chaucer’s [...]
SmartRecruiters today announced the company’s official launch and debuted a free online recruiting software targeted for small to medium businesses. The job posting and applicant tracking Software as a Service (SaaS) comes out of its public “beta” phase with 10,000 companies, 200,000 job seekers and 25,000 job openings already processed, proving that its new approach [...]
Recruiting metrics – a great debate. For years, dialogue around the most effective source of hires has been a hot topic, while true (indisputable) candidate source data has been lacking. From poor ATS capabilities, to candidate self reported data on the amazing question the industry wasted years on… “How did you hear about us”? Like [...]
When responding to an open job req, how many Recruiters have ever said to a hiring leader: “Let me develop a sourcing strategy” or “Let’s see what comes in after we post it”? How about changing that with this response: “Here’s what we have in our portfolio of talent” and/or “Here’s who I’ve been connecting [...]
Tired of filling out redundant, time consuming, and irritating online applications? A group of leading talent acquisition and human resource technology companies recently introduced ResumePal as the recruiting industry’s universally accepted online employment profile. ResumePal revolutionizes the way job seekers and employers connect on the Internet. With ResumePal, job seekers complete an online profile just [...]
Kenexa Wins Employer of the Year Award from Nebraska Society for Human Resource Management Kenexa Corporation received the Employer of the Year Award from the Society of Human Resource Management’s Nebraska State Council. The award recognizes Kenexa as a great place to work, in particular for its focus on employee engagement, company-wide community service, employee [...]
It’s a bad day (and week) for newspapers. Will Craigslist begin charging for job postings in more cities? Congratulations to iCIMS’ CEO, Colin Day, for being named a “Forty Under 40” Award Winner.
By Jason Buss. A Career Site Conversation with Benjamin Yoskovitz, CEO & Co-Founder of Standout Jobs. Jason: Please introduce yourself for The Talent Buzz readers. Ben: I’m currently the CEO & Co-Founder of Standout Jobs, which started in 2007 and launched at the end of January 2008. Prior to that I was the co-founder of [...]
CareerXroads Top 25 Corporate Job Sites: Highest Rated Companies for the Job Candidate’s Experience in 2008. Authoria Drives Success of Leading Retail Organizations Through Unified Approach to Talent Management. From Shally Steckerl: Seven Days Without Sourcing Makes One Weak.
Social networking sites are banned by nearly a quarter of all companies, many of which see them as a drain on productivity and a haven for idleness, according to a new survey. The survey also said that 8 percent of firms encourage the sites, which can help employees network, market their products and reach colleagues. [...]