The 4 Best Rejection Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Brand

Ahh rejection: it’s the bane of recruitment. No matter the situation, rejection hurts, and we’ve all faced it. But being rejected is just as hard as delivering a rejection.

Even if you have to pare down the applicant pool, we’re not expecting you to reject every single applicant who has applied for your job. Yet, any applicant that progresses in your hiring process, even just to stage one, wants to be informed of their position – or lack thereof. You wouldn’t want a candidate to not turn up to an interview without letting you know, so why do the same to them? Communicating a candidate’s status is essential to your employer brand, and will help you get more qualified candidates in the long run.

But when you’re ready to actually reject a candidate, here are some tips to make sure you do it in a way that keeps the door open for future candidates, or when that candidate shows up later with the resume you actually want. Lizzi Hart of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau explains all: more

Simplifying the Candidate Offer Process with Docusign

At SmartRecruiters, we strive everyday to make recruiters and their teams more productive with innovative integrations and features. Part of our product development process is figuring out how we can make the candidate inquiry-to-hire process shorter and more delightful for everyone. With this month’s product release, we’re making the offer process easier to close and hire the best talent.

One of the most difficult problems recruiters deal with is how to simplify the candidate offer management process. Time and time again, recruiters have told us that they’ll send a PDF, then a candidate will download it, then they PRINT it out on paper (!!), sign it, RE-SCAN the filled form, upload it, and if anything about is incorrect, they have to go the entire process AGAIN. It’s really cumbersome, and can get in the way of finalizing a hire.

This clearly is not an easy process to bring the best talent to your organization.

And that changes today. more

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidates’ social profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn.

As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: more