How to Harmonize Candidate and Employer Needs in 2019

The Undercover Recruiter

Two seemingly conflicting trends are shaping recruitment today: candidates expect a more personalized application experience that respects their privacy, while companies are needing to make faster, higher quality HR decisions.

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101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding


Tell a digital story about your employment brand, culture and/or employees. Bridge the gap between your customer and your candidate. Offering an interactive platform to feature recruiting and employment content. 18% of employers have an employer or career related blog.

2015 166

Which Employer Review Site is Best For Employers & Candidates?


HR Social Media employee review site employee review sites employer review site employer review sites glassdoor hr glossary IndeedAs a consumer, you probably are familiar with the concept of reviews whether it is for a product or service like an Amazon product review or a review of a product or company on a Facebook Business. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2017 97

Employers: Ignoring Job Candidates Impacts Your Brand

Resume Bear

Job candidates already know the importance of following up in the hiring process – but how often to do companies take out the time to do the same to their job applicants? So what hiring practices do job candidates prefer? How would you let candidates know of their hiring status?

2012 270

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.

2019 64

Grow Your Employment Brand & Reach Tech-Savvy Candidates


A client and local HR leader from a manufacturing business recently told me that she wished to find more candidates with tech skills. Recruiting Social Media employer brand hiring sandra long social recruitingJoin me for a webinar on 4/19 at 11-12 AM CST for 7 Ways to Super-charge Your Talent Brand. HRCI & SHRM credits available. Click here to register.

2018 97

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates.

Executive Career Brand

A well-built 100% complete profile can be your ticket to landing high in search results for the thousands upon thousands of recruiters and employer hiring authorities who routinely scour LinkedIn to source best-fit candidates. Will Employment Gaps Hurt My Executive Job Search?

2010 227

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.

2019 103

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. Even if you left a previous employer on bad terms, don’t say anything negative about them on your LinkedIn profile or anywhere else.

2019 130

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.

2018 100

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.

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.

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

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.

2017 182

10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

If your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. 10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate. Recruiting 10 Tips candidate client cv-library CVs Recruiter Social Media

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How Can You Help Your Candidates Become More Employable?

The Undercover Recruiter

A recruiter’s role is not only to find the right candidate for the job but is to support job seekers to put their best foot forward to the client and provide that candidate with all the tools they need to be more employable. Employer Recruiting Coaching employability feedback

2018 82

What Employers Want In Entry-Level Candidates

Career Alley

Looking for your first job is one of the most overwhelming experiences any person can ever experience. Career advice Entry Level Job Search

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.

2018 112

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.

11 Employee & Candidate Review Sites Employers Need to Know About


As employer branding grows in importance, employers need to be aware of how candidates and employees view not just their candidate experience but the employee experience as a whole. Who exactly is a trusted expert when it comes to employer review sites?

2016 110

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”.

2018 107

Offering the Right Salary and Negotiating with Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Offering the Right Salary and Negotiating with Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting Aaron Wallis bonus candidates grades Robert Scott Salary Negotiation

2019 105

60% of Employers Screen Candidates On Social Media


According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 60% of employers are now screening candidates on social media. But Is Screening Candidates On Social Media… Creepy? You can learn about a candidate’s interests, beliefs and their self-image.

Diary of an Employer: The Perfect Job Candidate

Tim's Strategy

Dear Diary, A lot of candidates lately are turning in horrible resumes, and when I’m interviewing with them, I don’t really like them. I’ve spent a lot time thinking about “the perfect job candidate,” and this is what I would like to see: 1.

5 CV Red Flags Which Employers Hate

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter, selecting the right candidate to match your clients’ specification is essential. But it’s not just about finding that perfect candidate. You need to be supporting them in putting their best foot forward to the employer, too.

2019 99

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes?

The Undercover Recruiter

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes? Candidate Employer Recruiting candidate cv Infographic Resume novoresumeThe shape of the job market is changing rapidly. This is mainly because of the advancement of technology and the high pace of innovations.

2018 112

Transferable Skills That Every Employer Looks For

Ms. Career Girl

While individual roles each require their own specific skill set, there are certain skills that are attractive to employers across the board. Good problem-solving ability is a big plus for employers. The post Transferable Skills That Every Employer Looks For appeared first on Ms.

2018 209

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?

2018 71

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. Are you at all concerned with your employment brand?

How to Use Content to Target Qualified Candidates on Your Career Site


Content makes sense in marketing and there’s no doubt that it can also help drive qualified candidates to your company career site, engage them and increase the likelihood that they’ll ultimately apply to apply for a job posting. How Content Reaches Qualified Candidates.

2016 137

How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Career Realism

Recently on LinkedIn, someone asked how business owners, recruiters, and HR executives find their best candidates. There are five key steps that employers take in evaluating a candidate: 1. Pay attention to the job candidate’s attitude during the interview.

European Employers Must Notify Job Candidate When Viewing Social Profiles


In the United States, recruiting with social media is commonplace. In fact, social sourcing is a common strategy among companies looking to find talent on sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. However, European countries are focused on protecting the privacy of its citizen when it comes to the internet, online data which includes […] Source. Recruiting Social Media

2017 93

Exploring Branded Candidate Experience Design

The Undercover Recruiter

Hence it makes sense that the focus includes the quality of the branded candidate experience as well. Exploring Branded Candidate Experience Design Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2018 60

How to Recruit Candidates With Zero Relevant Work Experience

The Undercover Recruiter

How to Recruit Candidates With Zero Relevant Work Experience Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidate hiring manager Lysha Holmes potential employee Zero Experience

2018 105

How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Feedback is the communication to an applicant who has been unsuccessful in securing an offer of employment for which they have applied, with information about the reasons they have been unsuccessful. Employer Recruiting candidate feedback honesty

2018 96

Employer Branding is About Auditing the Candidate Journey


Just because your career site and application process are mobile optimized doesn’t mean you have an employer branding strategy in place. Don’t get me wrong, that is a huge accomplishment and your potential candidates will be thanking you, it just isn’t the end all be all.

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7 Rules for Recruiters When Texting with Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

7 Rules for Recruiters When Texting with Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidates Mighty Recruiter Recruiters text messages texting

2018 105

Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates!

The Undercover Recruiter

Listen to the interview with Steve below, keep reading for a summary and make sure you subscribe to the Employer Branding. Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates! Recruiting candidates CloudNine Employer Branding Fans podcast Steve Ward

What’s the Greatest Pitfall with Candidate Experience?

The Undercover Recruiter

With most things in life, nothing is ever perfect and the same can be said about candidate experience. And whilst you might have the best intention to give future employees the best candidate experience, there are times when you may fall a little short.

2018 95

Is It OK to Edit a Candidate’s CV?

The Undercover Recruiter

When reviewing CVs, adapting applications prior to submitting them to employers, has become common practise for most recruiters. But as a recruiter should you be amending information on behalf of a candidate, or is it better to submit the CV a candidate created with no rewrites? Is It OK to Edit a Candidate’s CV? Recruiting Andrew Fennell candidate CV Screening CV Tips hiring process StandoutCV

2019 83

The Challenges of Seeking Employment with a Substance Abuse History

Ms. Career Girl

Many of us in early recovery wonder just how much to disclose to potential employers. Which means we have to face the challenges of seeking employment with a substance abuse history. It is important to remember that everyone has made mistakes, including your potential employer.

2019 148

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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Which Companies Deliver the Best Candidate Experience?

The Undercover Recruiter

While it’s not a competition, everyone wants to be the best at something and delivering the highest level of candidate experience is no different. Which Companies Deliver the Best Candidate Experience?

2018 64