Why the Candidate Rejection Process Matters

Seeking employment is an intensely personal process. Job candidates “put themselves out there” and hope to be treated with respect. In fact, the Society for Human Resource Management found that how you handle candidate rejections matters. A recent article says: “How applicants feel they were treated, whether or not they ultimately get the job, is … Continue reading Why the Candidate Rejection Process Matters

Hiring Workflow Success is Just One Document Away

The hiring process often includes a number of stakeholders, methods, and tools. And even in the same company, hiring in one department can look much different than it does in another department. For some managers, the hiring workflow process starts the moment they realize they need a new worker—whether there’s an actual opening or not. … Continue reading Hiring Workflow Success is Just One Document Away

Part 1: Delivering a Remarkable Candidate Experience

Are you remarkable?  Absolutely! What about your candidate experience? Transform your candidate experience and make it remarkable by applying the same usability principles used in E-Commerce.  Start by reviewing your hiring process and identifying the obstacles the candidate faces while trying to convert, or in this case, apply for a position. Does your career site … Continue reading Part 1: Delivering a Remarkable Candidate Experience

How is Your Candidate Experience?

How do you treat your candidates during the online application process?  Is your candidate experience up to snuff, or is your process contributing to the bad wrap that so many hiring processes are getting?  If you have what it takes, prove it, by entering your company for The Candidate Experience Awards (known as “The CandEs”). … Continue reading How is Your Candidate Experience?

Be Accommodating During the Candidate Experience

I know what I like and I like what I like.  And, I like my smart phone.  It’s my toy, social connection, and my Franklin Covey replacement- swear by it system.  My co-worker on the other hand, is a die-hard old school Franklin Covey elitist.  She wants to see it, touch it, update it, rip … Continue reading Be Accommodating During the Candidate Experience

Avoid Post Purchase Meltdown

Congratulations, you’ve selected an applicant tracking system (ATS)! Now what? To help you have a  smooth transition from purchase to implementation, we have created a typical list of tasks and items needed to get you started. Task Items Needed Creating the job opening Create your job descriptions and determine what information should be displayed to … Continue reading Avoid Post Purchase Meltdown

Are you Lost in your Hiring Process?

Do you find that even though you start out with the best intentions in your hiring process, somewhere along the way you get off track and your "process" turns into utter chaos? To prevent chaos from overtaking your hiring process, try to: Create a designated workflow.  Map out every step, decision, and action point in … Continue reading Are you Lost in your Hiring Process?