Category: Recruiting culture
Employment brand is becoming just as important as the company brand itself. We’re seeing a lot of companies shift their focus on communicating how authentic their employee’s relationship is with the brand. The foundation of a company’s culture lays within its people and HR departments are realizing the importance of fostering an open and authentic recruitment strategy. It reflects on the brand and how the company culture will work as a unit. ... read more
A year ago, reports revealed that only 2 percent of large brands' Facebook posts were reaching their fans, and one Forrester analyst lamented the death of social media's organic reach. But does the same hold true for social media recruiting?
What does Emily Gordon, strategic director at Seven Steven RPO think? Here's what she said on CIO.com:
"Of course, use caution when using email and social media. Nobody likes spam, and flooding potential candidates' social media feeds or inboxes with job postings can be a surefire way to kill the success of your social media outreach."
HR professionals, legal experts and others are weighing in on a reported $415 million antitrust settlement in which Apple, Google and other tech giants agreed to pay 65,000 highly-skilled technology workers for colluding to restrict workers’ wages and prohibit them from getting better job offers.... read more
In life, we are all looking for the perfect match to compliment us. It’s the same for recruiting in business; we want that “perfectly matched” candidate whose goals and ambitions align with the company’s vision. When you’ve found “the one” it’s important to keep communication open and the message clear. Once expectations are set, it’s important to keep both parties happy. Just as in any relationship, you’ve got to make sure both parties are getting what they need! It is an ever-evolving relationship that will need constant nurture and care. Business Development Manager James Holt discuss this on ERE.net so you can keep your message clear and your candidates happy, and he does it with some of the best songs from the 90s.
ERE.net: Everyone loves a trip down memory lane. That’s why VH1 made those retrospectives about the 1980s, 1990s, etc. Admit it: once you caught five minutes of one of those shows, the next four hours of your life were forfeited.
A few years ago, when I was an IT recruiter back in Washington, D.C. (see what I did there? Clever, right?), one of my favorite parts of the job was getting to know each candidate and figuring out what their “story” was. What were their unique aspirations and hot buttons? How did they get to this point in their career? What were they passionate about in their lives? Being able to get to know someone, then matching them up with a company that matched their professional and personal ambitions was, to me, one of the best and most rewarding parts of the job. It was always a delight to follow up with them six months later and learn that they were indeed happy with the new direction in their career. ... read more