SmartRecruiters believes by making the hiring process easy, we can significantly better the labor market. Recently we launched our Got Jobs? Campaign with the end goal of creating 1 million American jobs by giving businesses free technology, discounted 3rd party services, and the opportunity to celebrate the jobs they create. SmartRecruiters also moved into a new office. This all culminated in hosting a “We’ve Got Jobs” launch party.
In my experience, it’s pretty rare to leave a job interview feeling like a briefcase filled with one million dollars in cash, with each bundle held together by a band of silk, and the bills so fresh that the whole thing smells like ozone; like everything is fine, like I am a good human being and that, even if I don’t get the job, the world will still be fundamentally okay. Read more
I’m often surprised when I’m discussing the economics behind jobs and unemployment and how disengaged and disinterested most Americans are. I hear things like, “It’s not my problem. I have a job.”
Yep, I get it. You have a job until you don’t. My family has been there. And when you don’t have a job that is, your whole world changes, your priorities shift, and reality comes crashing in.
This focus phenomenon is called hyperfocus and is a common among those that are diagnosed with ADHD. I believe the American public Read more
Forming Relationships with Candidates Through Talent Communities
Social Media as a source of candidates is increasingly popular but regular, consistent results remain elusive for many employers. There’s some anecdotal evidence about social media successes in recruiting, but these are hard to replicate. Read more
“Finding the right people to join their team is a huge hurdle for startups who are focused on growing their businesses,” said Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership. “SmartRecruiters makes that process easier and we’re thrilled to have them on board as a new partner to help our members.” Read more
Technology in our space, the human resources and recruitment industry, is moving at a rapid place. For those individuals who are new to social media in HR, this proves to be a difficult and overwhelming task as later adopters have to work extremely hard to catch up in the ever-changing ways to communicate online. While things like employer branding and social recruiting are important for our industry, it is even more important for the average Read more
There’s been a lot of talk about rejection in my life in the last week or two. During a press briefing for the EREexpo, I was fortunate enough to speak with Ware Skyes & Lisa Hagendorf of TheLadders.
We discussed the TheLadder’s Eye Tracking Online Metacognition research, which studies how cognition affects Recruiter decision-making in the selection/rejection process. The study was fascinating but what really stuck with me was the foundational misconception.. or miscommunication Read more
Ugh looking for work ain’t for suckers. As a jobseeker, I’ve experienced some stuff that made me scratch my head. If you haven’t searched for work in a while consider yourself lucky. However it probably will happen to you or someone you know soon. Be warned, things have changed a bit out there. Lots more competition, lots more places to search and communities to source. It’s time consuming and grueling. Read more
I work in the business world, but I also live in the social media world. The two are at odds with one another. I live at a time where the personalized message rings true with consumers, clients, and even candidates. As human beings we want to be special, individual, and personal with our friends, families, brands, and now our business.
In examining the value of company as the backbone of all enterprise areas, I am going to focus on how values influence your talent lifecycle management.
First of all, we have to determine some Talent Management Areas, to make it easier to understand, here are the 5 steps in the talent management: Attracting, Recruiting, Onboarding, Developing Loyalty, and Upcycling. Read more