About a month ago, we talked about Instagram and how social media can help both job seekers and recruiters in their search. While the great potential of Instagram for employer branding is made clear to us now, there is another social networking service that has been attracting employers and job hunters’ attention, and that is SnapChat.
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.
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.
This week we interviewed David Mussared, founder of NRMjobs, a specialist employment website in the environment, water and natural resource management sector. NRMjobs is owned and operated in the Adelaide Hills by husband and wife David Mussared and Chris Duigan.
First job site for executives and managers in France, Cadremploi was founded 25 years ago as part of group Figaro Classifieds. Last Thursday, on October 15, 2015, Cadremploi revealed its brand new home page and logo. To back up these two major releases, Cadremploi launches a TV & digital advertising campaign.
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.
Glassdoor Trends is a new tool available for employers and job seekers that provides indicators into which jobs and companies are in demand or popular among job seekers on Glassdoor across North America, Europe and other locations around the world.