How Job Candidates Feel About the Interview Process, by Gender

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Job Candidates Feel About the Interview Process, by Gender appeared first on Ms. For even the most ambitious or confident jobseeker, the face-to-face interview can be a nerve-racking part of the career-finding journey.

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What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

Professional Resume Services

If job-seeking executives only knew exactly what recruiters were looking for in candidates, their efforts would be made much easier. Read more » The post What Do Executive Recruiters Look for in Candidates?

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Candidate Empowerment – Candidate Experience 2.0 (Part One)


Want to learn more about candidate experience 2.0? Register for our webinar on April 30th from 1:00-2:00 EST and watch for part two of this series to see practical ways to empower candidates next week! . The candidate experience is something that many companies have been working to perfect over the last several years. We’re making progress, there’s no doubt about it, but there’s still a disconnect between our efforts and candidates’ impressions.

Should I Give Feedback To Rejected Candidates?

Evil HR Lady

We can’t interview all of them, and even great candidates aren’t necessarily interviewed. Frequently, candidates — both those who get interviews and those who don’t — contact me to find out why they weren’t hired or even interviewed. To read my answer, click here: Should I Give Feedback To Rejected Candidates? The post Should I Give Feedback To Rejected Candidates? I’m a recruiter for a popular company, and we receive a lot of applicants for jobs.

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The Inclusive Candidate Experience


Because of limitations to the work experience and the hiring process, some candidates are getting left behind. HR Social Media accessibility candidate experience inclusionThe employment life cycle must be an accessible one. We are focusing our efforts on the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Candidate Empowerment – Candidate Experience 2.0 (Part Two)


Check out part one of our candidate empowerment series and learn how to reshape the candidate experience. . Candidate experience has come a long way, but it still has a long way to go. In part one of this series, I mentioned that a staggering percentage of candidates still report that the experience leaves much to be desired. This is what I like to call candidate experience 2.0. HR candidate empowerment candidate experience

How to Interview Candidates Remotely

The Undercover Recruiter

In many cases, getting every candidate on your recruitment shortlist in for a face-to-face interview just isn’t feasible. Telephone or video interviews can often be a quicker and less complex process, usually giving more flexibility for both the employer and the candidate.

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What is Candidate Acceptance Remorse?


Candidate Acceptance Remorse: The Candidate. Whatever the cause, the result is candidate acceptance remorse. Candidate Acceptance Remorse: The Employer. The candidate is not the only one who may end up feeling remorse over their acceptance.

Candidates’ Priorities in the Modern Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

As recruiters, we need to understand what makes our candidates tick. To gain a deeper insight into candidates’ priorities, Tiger Recruitment recently commissioned a survey of 1,000 UK employees, with interesting results.

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Top Tips For Shortlisting Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Shortlisting candidates is potentially the most important part of the recruitment process. Top Tips For Shortlisting Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Aaron Wallis candidates CVs hiring process Rob Scott shortlist

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How Candidate Experience Affects Your Recruitment Marketing

The Undercover Recruiter

What role does candidate experience (CX) play in that? How Candidate Experience Affects Your Recruitment Marketing Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer candidate experience Employer Brand EVP Monica Cocian recruitment marketing SmartDreamers

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The Hiring Candidate Funnel

Hiring Technical People

I like to think of a funnel as the way we bring candidates into the organization and through the recruiting process. During the interview, you eliminate more people, and finally, hopefully, you have candidates you want to make an offer to.

The History of the Candidate Experience


Earlier this week while attending the SHRM Talent Conference and International Association of Employment Websites Spring Congress (IAEWS) I was considering how far we have come with regard to candidate empowerment. A History of the Candidate Experience.

12 Things Your Candidate Should Say at Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters have a whole arsenal of advice for the candidates in their care. As with most feedback, when critiquing a candidate’s mock-interview it is easier to address what went wrong than to cook up positive new ideas […].

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Customizing Your EVP to The Candidate Journey

The Undercover Recruiter

Customizing Your EVP to The Candidate Journey Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer 3M Candidate Journey Employer Branding Podcast EVP Kyle ThompsonI’d be very surprised if you had never used a 3M product at some point in your life.

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Developing Internal Candidates


In HR and recruiting, it seems that we are always on a quest to find the perfect candidate and to fill a seemingly unending list of job openings. Managers may be pressuring us to find candidates with enough experience that they can slide right into a job with little to no training. The reality is that such candidates can often be hard to come by and the search for the perfect person could result in a job that remains unfilled for months.

Employers Want Candidates with Potential

The Undercover Recruiter

Employers Want Candidates with Potential Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidates CV Tips Jeff Berger Resumes Talent Inc.

Managing Expectations Between Two Internal Candidates

Hiring Technical People

You have two internal candidates. See Two Candidates, One Position.) This often occurs when you have two candidates for technical leadership or management positions. Once you understand your thinking, you can set expectations with both candidates. Here are some scenarios: One candidate is ready for the new position. That candidate has demonstrated that he or she can already do the work required. The other candidate is not quite ready.

The Candidate Experience: Perception is Reality


Join us on Febuary 27, 2014 from 11:00 – 12:00p EST for our webinar “ How to Get Strategic with the Candidate Experience ” and learn what it means to get strategic about your candidate experience practices. For job candidates at your organization?

8 Things That Differentiate You From Other Candidates

Career Alley

What makes an employer choose you over another candidate, especially when you both have the same skills? A lot of candidates find it stressful to compete for a role without quite knowing what their competition is like.

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Brain Teasers to Find the Right Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Logic-based interview puzzles are becoming increasingly popular in recruitment processes to help employers find the brightest candidates and gain insight into a candidate’s thought process. Employer Recruiting Aaron Wallis candidates hiring process logic-based interviews Robert Scott

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Candidate Experience: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly

The Undercover Recruiter

It is not just about employers assessing and selecting the best candidate, it is about talented people assessing and picking the best employers. Their experience as candidates, at every stage of the recruitment journey, will influence.

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How Recruitment Trends are Changing to Suit the Current Candidate-Driven Market

The Undercover Recruiter

Through our day-to-day work supporting clients and candidates, we see how employers and HR personnel are adapting and evolving their recruitment approach to suit the current candidate-driven market.

2019 112

The Benefits Your Candidates Will Be Looking for in 2020

The Undercover Recruiter

Taking a closer look at which benefits your candidates value most as we move into the New Year is an important exercise as recruiters. Our candidate relationships place us in a good position to be able to inform our clients of the most desirable benefits in the market.

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Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates!

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates! Recruiting candidates CloudNine Employer Branding Fans podcast Steve WardShould we stop advertising jobs to everyone and instead zoom in on the people who are our followers, fans and advocates?

Connect With Candidates via Text & Automation

The Undercover Recruiter

And with the best candidates off the market within 10 days, there’s no doubt we’re in a candidate’s market. As a result, recruiters need to leverage new technologies to boost the candidate experience and improve communications. Connect With Candidates via Text & Automation Undercover Recruiter -. Uncategorised automation candidates Kelly Lavin SPHR textingRecruiting top talent isn’t for the faint of heart.

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An Alternative Hiring Candidate Funnel

Hiring Technical People

You have ads that help your candidates screen themselves in or out. Next, the candidates send you a resume. The resumes that make it past your phone screen filter are candidates for in-person interviews. Hiring Geeks That Fit candidate funnel interview phone screen resume revie

5 Tips to Prepping Candidates for Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Even experienced recruiters can overlook the importance of fully preparing their candidates for interviews. As recruiters, we have an obligation to tell our candidates everything we know about the people and organisation. 5 Tips to Prepping Candidates for Interviews.

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Better Candidate Experience = Sustainability For Us All


Recently I observed a candidate experience that went something like this; the recruiting team was pushing for a self imposed deadline for an interview day. Candidate experience, or lack of, is hurting sourcing initiatives everywhere.

5 Surefire Ways to Be the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

Even with all the necessary certification, candidates are finding it hard to get into their dream careers. All you need to do is understand how you can be the right candidate for the job you desire. Here are five surefire ways to be the right candidate.

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How do you Measure Candidate Experience?

The Undercover Recruiter

There are many websites which list the best companies to work for based on the candidate experience – Glassdoor probably being the most popular one. But just how is candidate experience measured? How do you Measure Candidate Experience?

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3. Candidate Sourcing

Recruit CRM

(This is part of a series of articles on becoming a Recruitment Entrepreneur. These articles are meant for first-time recruitment entrepreneurs and the more experienced recruiters may find some parts elementary. I shall start dwelling deeper into each aspect once we get done with the basics. If you wish to contribute to this topic please write to I will be happy to incorporate. Source. Blogs

The Science Behind Building Brand Ambassadors & Candidate Applications (Part 1)


This blog is part of a 3 part series on brand ambassadors and how recruiters can leverage them for marketing, branding and candidate applications. . Click here for the entire article on the historical timeline of the candidate experience or see the graphic below.).

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Candidate Courting & That First Kiss


Like often times happens at business networking events, I was talking with a group of folks and discussing the role human resources can play in candidate engagement. I liken candidate courting, interview process, and job offer to that first kiss.

Taking the Driving Seat in a Candidate Driven Market

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever had a gut feeling that a candidate is not as good as you – and your client – think they are? Taking the Driving Seat in a Candidate Driven Market Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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14 Things Your Candidates Should Never Say in a Job Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s your job to fill candidates with confidence, top them up with information, and send them off to their dream job interviews with nothing but the other candidates to stand in their way. Recruiting candidates Interview Interview Questions John G Cole

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A Tip for Candid Conversations


Candidate Conversations Key Managerial Skill. I mentioned one of the downfalls was that many supervisors are hesitant to be candid with employees and tell them the truth about their bad performance, not necessarily bad enough to fire them but bad enough to say “no raise.”

What Sets You Apart from Other Candidates?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

However, you likely won’t be the only candidate interviewing for the position. With a number of candidates applying for, and interviewing with, the hiring manager, they may ask you what sets you apart from other candidates. The post What Sets You Apart from Other Candidates?

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The BAD Candidate Experience: Alive & Kicking


The Bad Candidate Experience. Every time I think we are past it – over it – ready to mark “the bad candidate experience” as a bad part of HR history, I hear another story. Telling candidates they didn’t get the job.

The #1 Way For Recruiters To Build Creditability With Candidates.

HR Capitalist

There's a variety of information traded between candidate and recruiter - it's a two-way exchange. But some recruiters are better at building credibility with candidates, which further results in trust, transparency and most importantly - great information.

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7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey

The Undercover Recruiter

Candidate journey is an important component of your employer brand, and something you should be constantly looking to improve. 7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidate feedback honestyJob-seekers are routinely advised to seek feedback when they are not successful in securing a role for which they have interviewed.

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3 Steps to Help You Find The Perfect Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

Hiring the perfect candidate is a tricky process, one that takes a lot of patience and understanding. Skilled candidates seem to be an increasingly rare find, in fact, according to the Gartner CIO Agenda Report: “66 percent of CIOs believe there is a talent crisis in the world”.

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