5 Ways to Crush Campus Recruiting

I’ve worked the aisles of college career fairs dozens of times. In my 14 years with Allegis Group, hiring new grads was always a key to building our company. We trained these young men and women to be the next generation of leaders in our company. As a Director, my role was to make sure our …

3 Tips For Spending Less On LinkedIn

Talent Leaders tell us they want to be less dependent on LinkedIn. The first reason is typically financial. The second is they know the behavior of top candidates continues to shift. LinkedIn has changed the way recruiters recruit. We thank LinkedIn for launching a renaissance in recruiting. They will be a key player in recruiting …

How “Attractive” Is Your Careers Site?

You’ve heard about the importance of Candidate Experience and Employment Branding. The question is…what are you doing to evaluate how your careers site is performing on these topics. In sales, it’s been said that 70% of prospects have already made their decision before talking to a human being about making the purchase. You should think …

Using Live Chat To Attract Candidates

Are recruiters ready for real-time engagement? Phrases like “Candidate Engagement” and “Candidate Experience” are plentiful in today’s world of recruiting. For recruiters striving for engagement, the technology is available right now to put your plan into action. Last week we placed Olark live chat on every careers site and job description we power. The initial …

Know When and Where to Reach Your Candidates

The buzz in recruiting over the last few years has been centered on mobile. Certainly it’s true that mobile is on the rise, and businesses should be preparing for that. However, Talent Leaders still want to keep track of every method a candidate may use to view their job descriptions online. Talent Leaders can use this …

Expert Employer Branding Tips From Software Advice

I recently had the opportunity to connect with Erin Osterhaus of online HR technology resource Software Advice. Her company does an outstanding job of identifying trends in HR Technology. When you’re making critical buying decisions regarding recruiting tools, Software Advice is a great resource for expertise. Whenever I’m able to get a few minutes with …

How Groupon & Charles Schwab Measure Recruiting

I recently wrote about the 5 basic metrics for your careers site. The article was inspired by two talent leaders we talked to who are using Google Analytics to better understand their careers site and candidate experience. As a follow up, I invited these two talent leaders to share more about how they got started using Google …

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