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

How to Harmonize Candidate and Employer Needs in 2019

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. How to Harmonize Candidate and Employer Needs in 2019 Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting 2019 candidates data analytics employers Hogan Assessments trends

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This Job Candidate Walked Out Before His Interview Started. The Reason Is Instructive for Any Employer

Evil HR Lady

But, when you let a candidate site for 35 minutes without acknowledging him, you’re going to lose that candidate. Note, what I said–you’re losing the candidate. So many hiring managers and recruiters still see it as a hirer’s market and figure they can just treat candidates like they have for years–as expendable. There will always be another candidate. And candidates are changing. Candidates ghost employers now.

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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. Nail the Interview Interview Tips Resume Tips

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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 SmartDreamersRecruitment marketing is about attracting passive job seekers and making them want to search for openings at your company.

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Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates.

Executive Career Brand

Executive Career Services Samples - Executive Resume and Biography Targeted Company and Industry Research for Executive Job Search Best of About Meg Master Resume Writer Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist Publications Testimonials Contact Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates on LinkedIn by Meg Guiseppi on November 4, 2010 · 6 comments No doubt about it, LinkedIn is a fabulous networking and resource tool for job search.

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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. It’s probably best known for its tapes and adhesives, and possibly the trusted post-it note.

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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? It’s been discussed how giving candidates the cold shoulder can be considered unprofessional and discourteous (see: “Employers: Why You Should Follow-Up After an Interview”) but recent data from StartWire reinforces how detrimental it can be to a company’s brand.

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Candidate Empowerment – Candidate Experience 2.0 (Part One)

Workology

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.

10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

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 MediaThis starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience. If it doesn’t. View Article.

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What Employers Are REALLY Looking For In Job Candidates

Career Realism

Or worse—you start to doubt your skills and experience as a job candidate, which in turn affects your interview confidence. You may begin to ask yourself, "What are employers really looking for in a job candidate?" The good news is we can help you understand just what you need to convey in a job interview to stand out to employers and finally land that dream job. Employers want you to answer three questions they won't ask you directly.

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Candidate Empowerment – Candidate Experience 2.0 (Part Two)

Workology

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 Grow Awareness of Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Ashley Cheretes faces a challenge familiar to many employer brand leaders: Her company isn’t top-of-mind for many candidates, despite touching millions of lives. Employer Branding Ashley Cheretes Cigna Employer Branding Podcast Interview podcast virtual virtual events

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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. Candidate Experience: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer candidate experience communication Gill Buchanan Pure recruitment process

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How to Interview Candidates Remotely

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. How to Interview Candidates Remotely Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Aaron Wallis candidate remote interviews Robert Scott telephone interview Video call

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Why Bother with Employer Branding?

The Undercover Recruiter

With employer branding being so critical […]. Why Bother with Employer Branding? Employer Branding candidates Employee Imaginasium Miles Anthony SmithOh, brother. Here come more “shocking” statistics that are actually quite pedestrian. Another clickbait headline that elicits the opposite…yawn. Well, the data points in this article are genuinely true, and we’re willing to bet most of them haven’t been heard, or at least, taken to heart and acted upon.

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Brain Teasers to Find the Right Candidates

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. Brain teasers are particularly popular in the tech sector, where employers want to find the most logical candidates who can help them advance with their next innovative product launch.

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How Can You Help Your Candidates Become More Employable?

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. How Can You Help Your Candidates Become More Employable? Employer Recruiting Coaching employability feedback

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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. Even if you left a previous employer on bad terms, don’t say anything negative about them on your LinkedIn profile or anywhere else. Professional Resume Services helps job candidates optimize their resumes and LinkedIn profiles so they are in a prime position to be recognized by recruiters.

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Six Effective Ways To Boost Your Employability

Career Alley

Additional qualifications are a brilliant way to put you ahead of other candidates. This is especially true when the qualifications are related to the industry you intend to work in. Find your Dream Job Dream job

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

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. Here are some of the emerging trends and recruitment actions becoming a top priority as employers look to compete and stand out. Employer brand A LinkedIn survey. Recruiting candidate Candidate-driven market Employer Brand Gill Buchanan Pure recruitment trends

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7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey

Undercover Recruiter

Candidate journey is an important component of your employer brand, and something you should be constantly looking to improve. Comprised of every touch point that a candidate has with your brand as they move along your application process, it will play a big part in shaping the opinion that is formed of your company as. 7 ways to perfect your candidate application journey Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Grow Your Employment Brand & Reach Tech-Savvy Candidates

Workology

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 69

What is Candidate Acceptance Remorse?

Workology

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. Sometimes it is the employer who feels it. Employers can’t afford to wait to make a job offer in this market. Active qualified candidates are likely receiving multiple offers.

The Inclusive Candidate Experience

Workology

The employment life cycle must be an accessible one. Because of limitations to the work experience and the hiring process, some candidates are getting left behind. HR Social Media accessibility candidate experience inclusionWe 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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3 Steps to Help You Find The Perfect Candidate

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”. 3 Steps to Help You Find The Perfect Candidate Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidate Company Culture GetApp Job Boards Referrals

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Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates!

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 WardShould we stop advertising jobs to everyone and instead zoom in on the people who are our followers, fans and advocates? We speak to Steve Ward who has pioneered a new approach to talent attraction.

STOP Saying “Candidate Control”!

The Undercover Recruiter

STOP Saying “Candidate Control”! Employer Hiring Recruitment candidate candidate control control Influence Recruit Resume Tips I’ve recruited for some of the top companies in the third party recruiting industry.

101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding

Workology

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. Developing content is a challenge, and it just might be the best platform to use to differentiate your company culture and employment brand. 18% of employers have an employer or career related blog. Dell has a number of employer and company blogs.

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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. The problem is that your employer is likely to see through this, and because better qualified people are applying, you will have a very slim chance of getting employed.

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How do you Measure Candidate Experience?

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? Employer Recruiting candidate experience candidate feedback Employer Branding Metrics Hiring Measuring URPanel

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Offering the Right Salary and Negotiating with Candidates

Undercover Recruiter

Offering the right salary is crucial when looking to recruit top talent: offer a package too low and there’s a threat of losing a great candidate, offer a package too high and you could leave your business vulnerable to budget overspend, or your other employees finding out about higher wages and forcing salary negotiations across. Offering the Right Salary and Negotiating with Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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The History of the Candidate Experience

Workology

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. What you see above is a historical timeline of the candidate experience that also considers unemployment levels. They expect that prospective employers engage, court them and treat them as equals in the employee/employer relationship.

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How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates

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. How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidate feedback honesty

2018 71

Exploring Branded Candidate Experience Design

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. Employer Recruiting candidate experience Employer Branding Employer Branding Podcast podcastAccording to McKinsey, 90% of major brands are making it a top priority to focus on branded customer experiences as their main differentiator.

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7 Rules for Recruiters When Texting with Candidates

Undercover Recruiter

7 Rules for Recruiters When Texting with Candidates Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting candidates Mighty Recruiter Recruiters text messages textingSponsored by MightyRecruiter We’ve said it many times before: timing is everything in recruiting. So often it makes the difference between winning enough attention of talented prospects to bring them into your hiring funnel, or getting brushed off as “just another recruiter.”

2018 82

How to Prepare for a Pre-Employment Test 

Ms. Career Girl

Are you getting ready for a pre-employment test in an interview process? Pre-employment testing is a standardized system many companies use to collect data about potential employees during the hiring process. The tests allow employers to verify the accuracy of information the hiree supplies, better understand their capabilities and adequately measure their criteria. Pre-employment testing speeds up the overview and interview process by eliminating candidates more quickly.

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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. I think an ideal job candidate would write me a cover letter that really shows excitement in the company that I created from scratch. Maybe candidates think I’ll take the time to train them.

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Top 7 Qualities Employers are Looking for in Candidates #WisdomWednesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Every employer has had experience with both good and bad employees. Top 7 Qualities Employers are Looking for in Candidates #WisdomWednesday. Career Management Employer Job Search Wisdom Wednesday #WisdomWednesday brian tracy Career Advice competence contacts Credibility integrity Job Hunting likability qualities Wednesday wisdom For this they all have a pretty good idea of what they want more of. Here are the big 7!

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How to Recruit Candidates With Zero Relevant Work Experience

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

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Is It OK to Edit a Candidate’s CV?

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

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Inside the Mind of a Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve ever wondered what a candidate is thinking then you can stop second-guessing thanks to LinkedIn. It carried out a global study called, Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate, which sought the views of over 6,500 professionals and 7,700 recent job-switchers. Inside the Mind of a Candidate. Employer candidates Employer Brand Awareness Jon Addison LinkedIn Recruiting

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What’s the Greatest Pitfall with Candidate Experience?

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. Our expert panel this week share some of the candidate experience. What’s the Greatest Pitfall with Candidate Experience? Employer Recruiting candidate experience feedback Hiring pitfalls URPanel

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