Don’t play Hide and Seek with Job Seekers!

Full disclosure, I am not a website developer and I do not claim to be! In the process of helping clients configure the myStaffingPro applicant tracking system, I have the opportunity to view a lot of websites. Specifically, I look at the "Careers" section of an organization's website and how easy it is for an … Continue reading Don’t play Hide and Seek with Job Seekers!

Increase Application Completion Rates by 20%

Applicant tracking system provider, myStaffingPro, found that a tiered application process increases the applicant completion rate by 20%. In addition to a tiered application process, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee, has found nine other strategies to increasing the usability of the online application process to improve applicant completion rates.  In her webinar, “10 Essential Strategies … Continue reading Increase Application Completion Rates by 20%

10 Essential Strategies for Career Site Usability

Photo Credit: rtobias, on FlickrIf you build it, they will come. If you build it well, they will stay. Attraction is half the battle, but attraction is pointless if your career site is not sticky enough to maintain the candidate’s interest so that they apply.  To increase application completion rates, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee, … Continue reading 10 Essential Strategies for Career Site Usability

Recruiting in 2011

Rejuvenate your recruiting process with social media profiles and new technologies.  To expand your recruiting techniques, read our previous blogs on: How to setup a QR bar code How to automatically feed your job openings to Twitter and Facebook Top 10 Free Ways to Advertise Your Job Openings Providing search engine optimized job postings for search … Continue reading Recruiting in 2011

Poorly Designed Online Applications Could Cost You!

Can you imagine what would happen to Amazon if 30% of their customers dropped out during checkout because they became frustrated with how difficult the process was or they couldn't figure out how to complete the task?   Ama-zon would be Ama-gone!  Unfortunately, that's about the number of applicants who typically fail to complete the … Continue reading Poorly Designed Online Applications Could Cost You!

Free Webinar: 10 Steps to a Successful Candidate Application Process

Stop the Suffering!! Job hunters are speaking out that online application processes are overwhelming, tedious, and an information “black hole.”  To avoid candidates writing an entire blog about how bad your online application process is, attend myStaffingPro's  "Stop the Suffering! 10 Steps to a Successful Candidate Application Process" webinar on June 15th at 1pm. myStaffingPro’s … Continue reading Free Webinar: 10 Steps to a Successful Candidate Application Process

Apply Awareness, Interest, Desire, and Action (AIDA) to your Employment Section

Just as your product information appeals to customers,  your employment section needs to create awareness, interest, desire, and ultimately an action (AIDA) from applicants. Below is an outline of how to achieve AIDA with your employment section: 1) Awareness: Attract the attention of the applicant What can I do: Attract the applicant to your job … Continue reading Apply Awareness, Interest, Desire, and Action (AIDA) to your Employment Section