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Weird Job Titles 2018: The Year in Review
In recent years, some employers have used weird and wonderful job titles to liven up their online listings or to communicate a company culture. Weird job titles are especially popular at an executive level, judging by the Chief Troublemakers, Directors of Fun and Paranoid in Chiefs of this world. However, you can find them at all levels of the workforce. …
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:00

Silicon Valley: Trends in Hiring 2018
Technology is always changing, and so is the business of technology. From the latest innovations to the unicorn of the moment, it can be hard to keep pace with all the fluctuations and transformations. One thing does not change, however: Tech is an important and growing employment sector, adding 1.5 million jobs since 2010. In fact, tech accounts for …
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:00

Apply with LinkedIn Integration
The new “Apply with LinkedIn” integration is now live on JobScore. When activated this integration adds an “Apply with LinkedIn” button at the top of your JobScore hosted job application form, like this: If you have a LinkedIn Recruiter corporate contract, you’ll also be able to take advantage of LinkedIn’s powerful apply starters feature. This […] The post Apply with LinkedIn Integration appeared first on JobScore.
Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00

2018: the year in recruitment marketing
In 2018, I tracked 28 purchases/acquisitions/mergers, lots of money raised, some layoffs, some hiring, and a continued influx of startups into the recruitment marketing industry. In other words, a pretty good year. Let’s take a closer look: January: DHI continued…
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:30

Top-Rated Workplaces: Culture
Culture — everybody talks about it, but how do you get it? And what does it look like? Culture can be one of the most defining aspects of a company, and great culture happens when company values are supported by behaviors, systems and practices. What that means is it’s not enough to just say what company values are — …
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:00

Battle of the Interview Formats: Recorded, Phone or Face-to-Face
Job seekers are at a premium right now – in fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at its lowest in 50 years. In a tight labor market, reaching qualified candidates faster than the competition is incredibly important for companies with roles to fill.
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:30

Giving Back: How Every Firm Can Make a Difference with Corporate Philanthropy
Whether your firm is already involved in corporate philanthropy or just starting out, it’s always a great time to give back. Not only do consumers think highly of brands that practice philanthropy and sustainability, but employees also want to work for those companies. In fact, a company’s social and environmental commitments are a deciding factor for 64% of millennials when …
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 09:00

What is Facebook doing? And why?
The past 12 months have been busy for those at Facebook who are working on their hiring offerings. The company is huge, of course, and I don’t have a clear sense of how many staff are attached to the hiring…
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:30

Tight Labor Market Got You Down? We Can Help.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment is the lowest it’s been in half a century, with the jobless rate dropping to just 3.7 percent. That’s fantastic news for job seekers looking to make their next big career move, but for companies of all sizes, it’s another story entirely.
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00

2018: The Year in Search
At the end of each year, we at Indeed like to look back and see which trends in job search were on the rise and which were on the decline. The terms people search for can tell us a lot about the world of work and what’s going on in the minds of job seekers, as well as give us …
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 09:00

Bcc coworkers on candidate emails
We’ve added the ability to Bcc (blind carbon copy) your teammates on emails you send to candidates. Here’s how it works: Happy Hiring! The post Bcc coworkers on candidate emails appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:23

Ads are the new black: why recruiting sites are advertising
Note: This is a re-up of a post from this summer. Enjoy! Job boards – both traditional and non-traditional – have historically had one primary purpose in life: to bring candidates and employers together. For the traditional boards, that meant…
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:46

How to Hire for Soft Skills
Whether you’re a busy recruiter or a hiring manager, bringing on the right people takes creativity, resourcefulness and (sometimes) a little luck. Candidates may have their hard skills locked, but what about things like team spirit, or conflict resolution? Work, at its core, is a social endeavor. Most of us have to interact with colleagues, clients or customers. And all …
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 09:00

3 ½ Steps for Successful Candidate Communications
Imagine this: You spot a job posting online for a position you’re so excited about that you tell everyone. Even your mom. You rush home after work to submit your polished resume with a perfectly crafted cover letter and then… you wait a few days, anxiously anticipating some sort of communication. But then days turn to weeks, weeks turn to months, and you finally resign to accepting that you won’t hear back from this company.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:30

Girlboss, SEEK, and more: news of the recruitment marketing industry
It’s that time again – time to see what’s been happening in recruitment marketing around the globe (because, as you know, this is definitely a global business). We heard from DHI last week; what’s going with everyone else? Let’s see:…
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:30

Once upon a Time: How to Use Storytelling to Attract Top Talent
People of any age can’t resist a good story, whether it’s the fairy-tale movies of our youth, sagas about wizard boys or Netflix binging. Stories make for wonderful entertainment — but they’re also an effective way to show potential candidates why they should work for your company. After all, today’s job seeker is often distracted and overwhelmed with options. Using …
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:00

Four Ways Recruiters Can Cure the Job Search Blues
To many job seekers, the job hunt can be just as much fun as a root canal without novocaine. According to a recent survey conducted by Nexxt of over 1,400 job seekers, nearly half (48%) are frustrated with the job search process, leaving them discouraged and less likely to continue applying for open positions.
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:30

Five Productivity Hacks to Save Every Recruiter Time
Recruiters know that time is a precious resource. Time with hiring partners and candidates is invaluable to achieve hiring success. But the many variables we juggle — changing requirements, shifting timelines and candidates’ busy schedules — can easily eat up that time. Simplifying applications, improving your processes and leveraging technology to help automate the repetitive tasks frees you up to …
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:00

REPORT: Remote Work Can Bring Big Benefits, but Employers Are Divided
It used to be that people punched in and ground away at their desks all day, but times have changed. Whether it’s to avoid the commute, leverage the quiet focus of working at home or simply to stay in pajamas all day, recent research shows that 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. Many employers support and …
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:00

The Muse: employer branding can be lucrative
Seven years ago a job site for female millennials launched. It was called The Daily Muse. Fast forward to now – there was a name change (The Muse), an injection of $30 million dollars, massive growth, and voila!: the site…
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:30

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