Among the many features you’ll find in most applicant tracking systems is the ability to use keywords to rank, organize and search resumes. And the logic is fairly straightforward: as you pinpoint words and phrases that show up in resumes, certain applicants will rise to the top. Using resume keywords is not new Even back … Continue reading Look Beyond Keywords When Reviewing Resumes
Is the job of screening resumes any easier today than it was in the past? Thanks to software advances that automatically scan keywords, and help you organize candidate applications into different talent pools, things should be more streamlined and efficient. However, many HR leaders and hiring managers still dread this essential phase of the recruiting … Continue reading Resume Scoring Systems & How to Use a Candidate Profile to Simplify the Way You Review Resumes
With the economy on the uptick, many employers find themselves flush with openings, which means job candidates have more options to choose from than in recent years, and a little more control in the hiring process. There’s another wrinkle that’s helping to fuel the selective nature of job candidates: more of them are plunging into … Continue reading Recruiting in the Gig Economy
It’s 10 a.m. and some job seekers are pulling out their smartphones. They tap their preferred job seeking app, enter a job title or keyword, and a location, then tap “search.” Two seconds later a stream of jobs appear on their screen; each result shares basically the same information: Logo Job title Company name Location … Continue reading Should Employers List Job Salaries? And What Happens If You Don’t
Getting job application basics correct is increasingly important as company’s struggle with their job application completion rate in a period of full employment.
Social media’s role in recruiting has been fairly well-established in the last few years. It’s where job candidates turn to discover more about the culture and perks of companies they’re interested in. Meanwhile, more and more companies use social media to engage with followers and fans, and extend their recruitment brand in the process. Needless … Continue reading Stay Compliant When Visiting a Candidate’s Social Media Accounts
With mobile recruiting increasing, companies with mobile-optimized career sites and applications stand out as top places to work.