How to improve the candidate experience

Chloé Delolme / November 10, 2015
Category : Recruitment, Recruitment advice

Last October, the leading global chemical company BASF was recognized for demonstrating excellence in recruiting practices for the third consecutive year. While the Talent Board Awards recognize and celebrate the selected firms, the program also serves to identify and record the proven strategies and technologies that enhance the candidate experience, allowing everyone to learn what they can do to improve their recruiting practices.

Indeed reveals data about job search trends

Chloé Delolme / November 5, 2015
Category : Job board information, Job board news

In a recently released report by Indeed, 71% of people in the labor force are either looking or open to a new job. For employers and recruiters, what that means is most professionals are on the lookout for potential career opportunities. It also means the majority of today’s workforce is actively managing their career which only leaves a few truly passive candidates out there.

LinkedIn innovates, updates and revamps

Chloé Delolme / October 20, 2015
Category : Job board information, Job board news, Social media

According to LinkedIn’s official blog, 80% of recruiters say the best channel to recruit quality candidates is employee referrals. Yet only 18% of recruiters are satisfied with the level of employee engagement their referral program receives. Traditional referral programs rely exclusively on employees, which often fails to be effective. Employees are likely – and rightly so – to get discouraged by a time-consuming endeavor and obscure software. Based on these observations, LinkedIn introduced last week their brand new referral product.