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  • 5 Reasons to Be Thankful This Thanksgiving Holiday
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on November 20, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. Good food, cold beverages, and professional football wrapped in a single day of indulgence. Plus, no gifts to worry about giving or pretend you enjoyed receiving. It’s also an opportune time to look at... […]

  • Attract Quality Candidates by Thinking Like a Product Marketer
    Posted by Scott Wintrip on November 20, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    Talented people are bombarded with opportunities. So many that yours could easily be lost in the crowd. There’s a simple way to make your opportunities stand out — package your jobs as if you’re marketing a product. I was reminded... […]

  • Hiretual Adds Market Insights and Candidate Personas to Its Candidate Sourcing Tool
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on November 19, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Google might disagree, but LinkedIn is the gold standard when it comes to people data. There are a lot of sourcing tools that beat their chest about the tens of millions of resumes they have, but at almost 600 million... […]

  • Suffering a Shortage of Applicants? A Checklist Covering the Top 10 Reasons Why
    Posted by Dr. John Sullivan on November 19, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    When a corporate recruiting function conducts an audit, I find that the resulting data usually reveals that the recruiting problems that dramatically restrict applications routinely occur during the same steps of the “recruiting funnel.” So, if you work at a... […]

  • Career Site Metrics You Should be Tracking
    Posted by Phil Strazzulla on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Marketing teams track everything that happens on their site. These insights allows them to understand what tactics are working, and how to drive more revenues. Similarly, you should track some key metrics on your careers site to better grasp the... […]

  • Fixing the Talent Shortage: Drop the College Degree Requirement
    Posted by Sarita Chauhan on November 15, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    After serving their country and gaining valuable experience in the process, many of our nation’s veterans still struggle to find jobs when they return home. Veterans without college degrees are often overlooked for high skill jobs. Companies should consider veterans’... […]

  • Jobiak Is Here to Get Your Postings on Google for Jobs
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on November 14, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know Google for Jobs is a big deal. By sending job seekers directly to openings from Google’s search results instead of, say, the homepage of a job board,... […]

  • How Design Thinking Might Humanize Talent Acquisition
    Posted by Nicole Dessain on November 14, 2018 at 1:12 pm

    We’ve heard it all: AI will take over the world and eradicate mankind. What if we are the robots? Over the last century we certainly have been busy rationalizing the “human” out of human resources. Paradoxically, our humanity, and more... […]

  • Want to Hire Faster? Eliminate These 3 Obstacles
    Posted by Scott Wintrip on November 13, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Many organizations are struggling to fill open positions. It takes them weeks or months to fill just one job. The skills shortage often gets the blame. Because there are more jobs than people to fill them, leaders have come to... […]

  • ZipRecruiter Adds 3 Heavy Hitters to Board of Directors
    Posted by Joel Cheesman on November 12, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    In an arms race that features the likes of deep-pocketed Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, Indeed, and others, ZipRecruiter isn’t throwing in the towel. It’s sponsoring the most popular podcast in the world, getting serious about mobile, and raising a truckload of cash,... […]