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Daily Digest Email
Recruiting for many jobs at the same time can quickly fill up your email inbox, especially if you receive an email for every new applicant and scheduled interview. To minimize the number of emails you receive each day from JobScore, we’ve created a new-and-improved daily digest email. We’ve retired our old daily candidate digest and […] The post Daily Digest Email appeared first on JobScore.
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 15:28

6 Steps to Selecting the Best ATS for Your Company
Ah, the applicant tracking system (or ATS for short). Where would recruiting be if not for this one invention? Back in the dark ages, for sure, and moving at a much slower speed, for another. Lucky for you, the ATS exists, serving as the foundation of many a talent acquisition function. Even so, when it comes to this “critical” solution, …
Tue, 06/04/2019 - 09:00

Elms to ashes – and a few beetles, too
As I’m a (job board) doctor, I thought it was time for a quick biology lesson – and don’t fret, it does indeed have something to do with our industry! Here in the midwestern states of the U.S., elms were…
Tue, 06/04/2019 - 08:30

Age Discrimination in the Workplace: Three Myths About Older Workers, Debunked
Americans now enjoy longer, healthier lives, and a growing number continue working long past traditional retirement age. Workers 65 and older are projected to have the fastest growth in the labor force by 2026; those 55 and older filled almost half of new jobs in 2018. Working longer brings benefits from income to social engagement. However, age discrimination is a …
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 09:00

Why Hiring Managers Are Also Recruiters
Hiring managers and recruiters have a shared goal: to hire the best people and fill the role as fast as possible. Having a common goal and working in the same company should theoretically turn hiring managers and recruiters into best buddies. Yet the reality is too often otherwise — in many cases, there is friction in their cooperation caused by …
Tue, 05/28/2019 - 09:00

You’re not a job board – you’re a hybrid!
NOTE: As the Doctor is based in the U.S., he is recovering from Memorial Day – so here is a post from earlier this year that you may enjoy! First movers define categories. This is a given in marketing, and…
Tue, 05/28/2019 - 08:30

Indeed and Goodwill: Helping Both Sides of Hiring
The mission of global nonprofit Goodwill Industries International is to help people find jobs, change their lives and improve their communities. This so closely aligns with Indeed’s mission —  helping people find jobs — that the two organizations have just announced a strategic collaboration. Indeed has committed to helping 1 million job seekers around the world find employment by …
Fri, 05/24/2019 - 09:00

Gain, Retain, and Engage Top Talent by Offering Professional Development
With a tight labor market, employers are searching for new and creative ways to not only attract talent, but also keep the talent they already have. While benefits like insurance, retirement funds, time off, and flexible schedules are all top of mind when it comes to reassessing benefits, one that employers often overlook is professional development. Is this a benefit worth considering or just another buzzword floating around out there on a few job postings?
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:00

Indeed Interactive Day Two Highlights: Amy Poehler and Indeed CEO Chris Hyams Talk Mastering Authenticity, and More
Part one of our report from Indeed Interactive 2019 can be found here. Indeed Interactive resumed on Wednesday morning following Tuesday night’s Interactive party at ACL Live Theater with the Party Crashers and DJ Mel. It was another day full of insightful keynotes, breakout sessions and new learnings, with Amy Poehler and Indeed CEO Chris Hyams in conversation at the …
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:34

Navigating the Future of Work: How to Hire the Best Talent from the Gig Economy
It’s time to face facts: the future of work happened, oh, yesterday — and most companies missed the memo. See, while we were all talking about what that future could look like and where the workforce might go, the inevitable occurred: things changed, and now we need to catch up. That starts with the gig economy. Of course, we could …
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:00

Useful paranoia – thinking about security
Back in 2008 and 2009 – a very long time ago, I realize – Monster had two data breaches. Roughly 2 million Monster users had their data exposed. The incidents received widespread exposure at the time, accompanied by lots of…
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:30

The Benefits of Providing Free Food at Work
Did you know that today is National Quiche Lorraine Day? Or that May is National Hamburger Month? These holidays might seem frivolous, but they reflect something big about society: We’re obsessed with food. Most social gatherings revolve around it — think barbecues, family dinners and Sunday brunches. Even when we’re not eating, we’re often consuming it in another form; food …
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:00

Indeed Interactive Day One Highlights: Indeed Partners with Goodwill, “Crazy Rich Asians” Author Kevin Kwan on Fostering Creativity and More
On Tuesday, over 1800 talent leaders from across the country gathered to join us at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin, Texas, to learn how to solve “The Talent Equation.” This year, there are 12 keynotes and more than 100 speakers spread across 70 breakouts — not to mention a fantastic lineup of speakers on the main stage. Up …
Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:07

Ladders’ oops! and Zip’s questionable hire: news of the job board industry
It’s May, which means a flurry of Q1 financial reports (see DHI, Upwork, and Axel Springer, below), and – depending on where you live – something resembling warm weather. Despite the length of this roundup, I actually left out several…
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 08:30

These 5 Interview Questions Will Help You Find the Perfect Employee
Interviewing a new potential employee can be a tedious process, especially once you get to determining if they're the right fit for the position and the company.  Making sure you ask great questions that give you insight into how the candidate can fill the role and whether they have the skills you need will save time, energy, and stress – and help you find the perfect person who will smash the job.  Here are five questions you should ask in the interview to determine who is the perfect person...
Mon, 05/13/2019 - 14:00

Why Giving Your Employees Flexibility Improves Morale and Productivity
In a job market like today’s, where skilled workers are in high demand and employers are having a hard time filling positions, offering workplace flexibility is something to consider in order to attract top talent.  The idea that flexibility invokes laziness is an old school one and has since been proven untrue. Employees are far more likely to rate their job positively and use their hours productively when they have some control over their schedule. Here are some easy ways you can give your...
Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:00

Mother’s Day Report: What Do Working Moms Need from Employers to Succeed?
Having a child changes everything. In addition to being responsible for a brand new human being, parents have to adjust their lives to fit in this new order. One of the hardest things to reconcile is work: how can you be successful as a parent and a professional? In celebration of Mother’s Day, we spoke to 1,000 working parents. We …
Thu, 05/09/2019 - 09:00

Solving Recruiting’s “99%” Problem: How to Turn Engaged Candidates into Advocates
What’s the purpose of your job? Hang on — that wasn’t meant to be accusatory. Companies often lose sight of what recruiting is really about, so I wanted to offer a reminder. The purpose of your job is to hire people. Your job isn’t to grind through interviews, process candidates or collect applications — it’s to help your company find …
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 09:00

Is it time to sell your job board – or time to buy?
Conventional wisdom would have us believe that job boards and related services – now moving into their third decade of existence – are on the way out. They’ve been overwhelmed and pushed aside by technologies such as programmatic and AI.…
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 08:30

We Need More Nurses; Here’s How to Recruit Them
Twenty-six years ago, the annual National Nurses Week was born in the U.S. Beginning every year on May 6 and concluding May 12 (the birthday of rock-star nurse Florence Nightingale), the week is designed to pay tribute to the vital contributions of America’s registered nurses (RNs). It’s been said that “constant attention by a good nurse may be just as …
Mon, 05/06/2019 - 09:00

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