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Gaming Industry Spotlight 2019: New Opportunities in a Booming Industry
With billions of dollars flowing into the video game industry, gaming is no longer just for kids — it’s poised to be the next generation of entertainment. Due to the market’s astonishing growth, streaming giant Netflix now sees gaming as a bigger competitor than the original video titan, HBO. But what does all this growth mean for …
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:00

Your business has a brand, whether you know it or not
Think back to when you were young, attending a new school for the first time. Your nerves are on full alert, and you’re busy trying to read the new faces – to identify who might be a future friend, and to…
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 08:30

Think Like a Marketer II: Use Retargeting and Content to Capture Candidate Attention
In a past post, we compared the marketing funnel to the recruiter’s “talent pipeline”; starting at the “awareness” phase, we examined how to reach the right job seekers at the right time using targeted advertising. In this post, we’ll dive into the second stage of the funnel: consideration. In this phase, potential applicants have found your listing and are …
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 09:00

Lack of awareness: why Google for Jobs works
Before a candidate can even think about finding a new job, they have to be aware that it is there. That the employer exists. That the employer is looking for someone to do something. If a candidate is completely unaware of the…
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 08:30

You’ve Been Ghosted! Now What?
It finally happened: You met your dream candidate for that open position. From the first call, you felt a connection. After the interview, everyone agreed they were a perfect fit. You couldn’t wait to make it official and offer them the job. But then, out of nowhere, they stopped responding to your calls and emails. Did you misread the signals? …
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:00

Nexxt Brings the Power of AMP to Job Alert Emails to Greatly Improve the Job Search Experience
We at Nexxt are very excited to announce that we are working toward improving the job search experience through an integration with Google. The integration of AMP, into Nexxt’s SmartMatch Alert emails will bring job seekers the most up-to-date, dynamic job content directly in their Gmail accounts.
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 13:00

Prepare and Respect: How to Provide a Positive Candidate Experience
Looking for a job is stressful. From going to interviews to choosing the right position, the application and recruiting process is costly in both time and effort. To make matters worse, after all this work, many job seekers never hear back from employers; sometimes it seems that their applications simply disappear into a “black hole.” With unemployment near …
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 09:00

Chicken or egg?: The non-evolution of job board products
The job board industry has been around for about 25 years. In that time, it has essentially relied on two products: duration-based job ads, and access to resumes. Don’t believe me? Take a look at a random assortment of 50…
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 08:30

Seven Can’t-Miss Sessions at Indeed Interactive 2019
Indeed Interactive 2019 will be held May 13-15 in Austin, Texas — and this year, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Aimed at talent-acquisition and -management professionals, our conference features an informative lineup of sessions from subject-matter experts in a variety of industries. See the full agenda here. This year, you’ll learn to solve “The Talent Equation” …
Fri, 03/22/2019 - 09:00

SEEK, Stepstone, and Malt: news of the recruitment marketing industry
Did you think that just because it was February oozing into March that our industry would slow down? Well, if you did, you were wrong! Acquisitions and funding continue apace, and companies from outside the industry (think WeWork) are moving…
Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:30

4 Ways to Attract High Performing Talent
Companies with top performers will outdo competitors, enjoy elevated levels of human capital productivity, and see their revenue trending upward. So, how do you attract top talent and raise the skill level of your employees? Because, let’s face it: top performers aren’t just going to inundate your ATS with applications. What you need is a robust people strategy, an innovative and well-structured recruiting program, and a strong value proposition and employer brand. Here’s how.
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:00

The Best Jobs in the U.S.: 2019
Which sounds more like your perfect job: managing a construction team, or analyzing high-volume data sets? Everyone will have a unique answer. However you define it, two factors are universally important: there need to be open positions, and they need to have appealing salaries. Job seekers can focus their efforts by knowing which industries and job titles offer the most …
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:00

How to Train for Grit: Transform Potential with These Targeted Strategies
Soft skills are often assumed to be inherent traits; either someone has them or they don’t, right? Wrong! A growing body of research shows that people can be trained to develop personal and behavioral attributes.   Grit — the powerful combination of passion and perseverance — is a strong predictor of future success, and it’s just one of the many …
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:00

RecPlus: greetings from sunny Barcelona!
I was in Barcelona last week (I know, the life of a Doctor is hard :-)) attending and speaking at the RecPlus conference. It was an eye-opening experience – and one that I highly recommend. The content was top-notch, the…
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:30

Improving Candidate Quality: Three Steps to Finding the Best Fit for Your Role
The candidate looked good on paper, said all the right things during your interviews and received favorable references. So you offered them the job, they accepted and you celebrated. Exciting, right? But to your disappointment, when onboarding was over and your new hire started working, they simply couldn’t deliver on the potential they conveyed during the hiring process. Finding the …
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 09:00

Gen Z Rising: How This New Generation Will Transform the Workplace
Generation Z is the first generation that can barely remember a time before smartphones and the internet. They hold many qualities in common with millennials, but have been greatly influenced by coming of age during the Great Recession. Understanding how these factors make them unique is the first step to understanding how they will change the workplace.
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:00

Competing up: succeeding against bigger companies
Note: The Doctor is away at RecPlus this week, so enjoy this post from last year! As long as I’ve been in this industry, there have been the ‘big boys’. The companies that have grabbed attention, market share, and investment.…
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:30

The Top-Rated Workplaces for Compensation and Benefits
They say money can’t buy you happiness … but it’s still a crucial consideration whenever you’re looking for a job. And in today’s world, compensation is so much more than just a number — it also includes the added benefits offered to you by your company, such as health insurance, wellness, time off, bonuses and more. In addition to being …
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:00

Employee Appreciation Day: How Recognition Transforms Workers, Teams, and Companies
Everyone wants to feel appreciated — including at work! Employee Appreciation Day gives U.S. employers a chance to show staff how much they care, and it’s coming up on March 1. This annual event is a great excuse to do something special for workers, but there are lots of ways to show your gratitude every day of the year. So …
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:00

Workflow Templates & Navigation Changes
We are gradually rolling out workflow templates and interviews to all customers. You will receive a notice 2 days before these features are activated in your account, and another the day they are turned on. Your workflow is the cornerstone of a successful, efficient hiring process. JobScore’s workflow templates add flexibility and power by allowing […] The post Workflow Templates & Navigation Changes appeared first on JobScore.
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:04

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