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Recruiter Challenge: Luring Quality Candidates to More Affordable Cities
Recruiters beware! In a recent survey conducted by Nexxt, 63% of job seekers said that they would rather earn less but live in a smaller, more affordable city. But don’t think that you’re getting off so easy, salary is still the first thing they consider when accepting a new job.
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:48

The Year in Job Search: A Look at Trends Around the World in 2017
Each year, we at Indeed like to take a look back at trends in job search to see what was on the rise and what was on the decline. Patterns in what job seekers are looking for tell us a lot not only about the world of work but also cast light on broader social trends, too. For 2017, however, …
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:23

SALARY SPOTLIGHT: Which Jobs Pay Over $100,000?
Money is a sensitive subject. Many of us are taught from an early age that it’s impolite to talk about it, while in the workplace, negotiating a salary is also a delicate matter. Ask for too much and you might lose an opportunity; ask for too little and you’ll be paying for your mistake for years to come. Even so, …
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:00

Innovation and recruitment marketing
At the TAtech conference in Denver, I had a brief conversation with Joel Cheesman about innovation. He challenged me to come up with any job boards or companies in recruitment marketing that were ‘innovative’. I fumbled for an answer (as…
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:30

How to Use Indeed’s Advanced Resume Search to Find Your Ideal Candidate
This post is adapted from a lesson in Indeed Academy, the new, free training platform designed to help recruiters get the most out of Indeed. If there was ever a time when recruiters could afford to sit back and wait for for the perfect resume to land in their inboxes, then it is long gone. In today’s competitive hiring …
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:02

Publish and Unpublish Jobs
When we updated Job Statuses we removed the ability to publish and unpublish jobs. Unpublished jobs could be OPEN, and candidates could apply, but they were not shown on your careers site – so candidates cannot easily find them. We received ample feedback that you need OPEN and unpublished jobs so you can run confidential […] The post Publish and Unpublish Jobs appeared first on JobScore.
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:06

The Job Search Black Hole: 3 Ways Recruiters Can Improve the Candidate Experience
If you’ve ever flown with a one-year-old, then you know it can get pretty stressful. But if you’ve ever flown solo with a one-year-old, then you’ll know it’s a whole other level of stress. Recently I had to fly on a solo mission with my daughter, all the way from Austin to New York. How did it go? Let’s just …
Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:38

Mya, Stack, Dice: news of the recruitment marketing industry
Things have been lively in our industry over the past few weeks – news from DHI, StackOverflow, LinkedIn, and more – and not always good news at that. So let’s get to it: DHI loses money and Durney: DHI saw year…
Tue, 11/07/2017 - 09:30

The Future of Text Recruiting and A Special Offer
Did we miss you at the recent webinar? The Future of Text Recruiting: Lessons from Liberty Mutual, Randstad Sourceright, and Whole Foods. If you are considering text messaging for hiring, or if you just enjoy a good honest conversation about recruiting, you’ll want to watch.
Tue, 11/07/2017 - 09:21

The 25 Most Attractive Companies for Job Seekers in 2017
Every firm wants to attract great talent. But not all companies are as successful at winning the attention of job seekers. Here, many factors are in play: from company reputation, to wages, to perceptions of a firm’s future. For some job seekers, gaining new skills is key; for others, it’s culture. For some, length of commute may be a deal …
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:13

Monopolies lumber into recruitment marketing
Ever since I read ‘A Serf on Google’s Farm‘, I’ve wanted to (a) draw it to your attention (read it!!), and (b) talk about the impact that the Facebook and Google monopolies have on our industry. The article has a…
Tue, 10/31/2017 - 08:30

The Leaders of Leadership: Companies with the Best Management in 2017
When you think about what makes a company appealing to prospective employees, you might point to benefit packages, salary ranges, workplace perks and company culture. But there’s something that can be still more impactful than free lunches, generous PTO and — yes — even those foosball tables in the break room: the company’s management style. Not only can a manager’s …
Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:00

Quality, Not Quantity: Why Employers Prefer Targeted Job Applications
We all know that searching for a job can be frustrating, and that sending in applications is only the start of a process that can include a lot of waiting. And waiting… And waiting… And then, well—maybe you never hear back. In this all-too-familiar scenario, lots of people may wonder what has happened to their application. Has a human being …
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:11

Pick a strategy path: sourcing or advertising
Sometimes it’s useful to step back and generalize a little. I believe the appropriate cliche is ‘you can’t see the forest for the trees‘. Whatever. Let’s just say that if you don’t have a good guiding principle for what your…
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:30

Indeed Everywhere: How to Leverage Social Media in Your Job Hunt
Looking for a job? Then you should know that employers are looking at you, too— or, at least 92% of them are, according to a survey on the role of social media in hiring today. In fact — as Bryan Chaney, Indeed’s director of employer brand recently told The Street— it’s pretty much recruiting 101 these days: “One of the …
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:12

Report: Ageism in the Tech Industry
In many cultures, elders are held in high regard as a source of wisdom. In the world of tech, it often seems—not so much. These days, you don’t have to look far to find news stories about lawsuits, age bias, declining salaries after a certain age or other takes on this persistent problem. What was once tech’s “elephant in the …
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:00

Introducing Indeed Academy: Unlock the Full Potential of Indeed’s Hiring Platform
If you’re a recruiter, your typical day is jam-packed with pressing tasks. From managing data in your ATS to chasing down hiring managers (and everything in between) there’s a lot to do, a lot to track and a lot of tools you could be using. And on top of all that, there are never enough hours in the day to …
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:01

Results of the 2017-18 Global Recruiting Site Trends survey are here!
The results are in from the latest edition of the Global Recruiting Site trends survey! This year we had – as always – great response from recruiting sites, job boards, and other recruitment marketing services from around the world. I’m…
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:30

Nexxt CEO’s first step: Shying away from being an introvert
Nexxt's Founder & CEO, Rich Milgram was recently profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:00

Review & process resumes on the same screen
Recently we’ve been looking for ways to improve JobScore by revisiting our core features. The first area we chose to work on was reviewing new candidate resumes. When we started JobScore 10+ years ago we were obsessed with helping recruiters process inbound resumes faster and more accurately. We feel like our combination of resume parsing, […] The post Review & process resumes on the same screen appeared first on JobScore.
Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:55

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