According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), mobile recruitment is on the rise. It's estimated that half of all traffic to career sites currently comes from mobile devices. Given the mobile usage statistics, it's unsurprising: the Pew Research Internet Project notes that 58% of Americans own a smartphone while 42% own a tablet. Job hunters now have … Continue reading Preparing for the Rise in Mobile Recruitment
The importance of social media in recruitment strategy has increased exponentially in the past five years, expanding from the auxiliary placement of material on jobseeker sites and networks into a modern form that uses ad placement and even direct contact with candidates. Twitter prevails as the most popular short-form of social media that places companies … Continue reading Using Twitter to Attract Applicants
Technology moves so fast that it's hard to keep up with it. During the ERE Expo last week, speaker Matthew Jeffery took us into the realm of recruitment 3.0 with his presentation Recruitment 3.0: Why traditional recruiters will be replaced by "emotional marketers". Matthew explained that 3.0 centers on the idea of creating engagement and an … Continue reading Recruitment 3.0 – Build a Relationship
There seems to be an emerging trend with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) vendors who, in an effort to woo potential clients, are offering a free Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to sweeten the deal. Unfortunately, a *sweet deal* can quickly become a *bitter pill* when you get past the marketing hype and realize that not only … Continue reading How Much Is Your ERP Systems “Free” ATS Costing You?