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27 September 2016

Recruiting Analytics: Candidate Sourcing Metrics

Posted by Team Talemetry

When it comes to recruiting analytics, candidate sourcing metrics can be hard to pin down. Sourcing is a function that is increasingly being brought in-house for many corporate recruiting organizations as candidates get harder to attract, but what should we be measuring to understand the value of our sourcing efforts and optimize it?

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Topics: candidate sourcing

20 September 2016

Use Job Distribution to Control Job Board Aggregators

Posted by Team Talemetry

Getting your career site scraped by job board aggregators like Indeed.com or LinkedIn can feel like you hit the jackpot. A sudden influx of free candidates reduces your cost per applicant and probably gives you some quality hires.

So what’s not to like?

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Topics: job distribution

14 September 2016

The Automated Candidate Sourcing Revolution

Posted by Team Talemetry

 As we’ve written before, when it comes to recruitment marketing, all facets are important and need to work together for best results. Avertising should support growing your centralized talent pool, candidate experience should improve advertising and outbound sourcing conversion results, email campaigns should reinforce employer branding, and so on.

That said, we are seeing a revolution of sorts that focuses strongly on a single aspect of recruitment marketing: Candidate sourcing.

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Topics: candidate sourcing

6 September 2016

UPMC Migrates to a New ATS and Supercharges Talent Acquisition

Posted by Team Talemetry

With all the confusion these days about what recruitment marketing actually is, how much of it is supported by your applicant tracking system, and how recruitment marketing platforms augment an ATS, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has blazed a trail for recruiting organizations everywhere.

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Topics: talent acquisition

31 August 2016

Six Elements of a Great Job Application

Posted by Team Talemetry

Let’s face it: Just about everything you do as a recruiting organization hinges upon your online job application. Every paid ad, every sent email, every recruiting event attendee ends up filling out an application online at some point.

So you’ve spent a huge amount of time analyzing and designing a job application process that outperforms anything out there in terms of ease of use and effectiveness at converting candidates to applicants, right?

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Topics: job distribution

23 August 2016

Sales, Marketing and Recruiting Maturity

Posted by Team Talemetry

The notion that recruitment IS sales and marketing is more true today than ever. As marketing and recruiting come together and recruitment marketing becomes more pervasive in today’s recruiting organizations, many of the strategies and tactics required to be successful have been historically developed and perfected within traditional sales and marketing:

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Topics: recruitment marketing

16 August 2016

The Mysterious Origins of Bad Candidate Experience

Posted by Team Talemetry

To truly understand the scope of the experiences candidates have with your organization, you need to look beyond your interviewees and your new hires. Even beyond your career sites and application processes. The true candidate experience journey begins with job sites that host your job ads, social sites that you post job ad links to, and communities where professionals research your company and your jobs.

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Topics: candidate experience

9 August 2016

Extracting the Best Candidate Experience

Posted by Team Talemetry

The job application. It’s the point where the rubber meets the road for candidate experience. Candidates open up and provide intimate details about their experience and their fitness for your job. And recruiting organizations funnel all their programs, time, and money to lead candidates to this one page.

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Topics: candidate experience

3 August 2016

Automated Recruiting: A Day in the Life of the Automated Recruiter

Posted by Team Talemetry

I rolled out of bed around 6am, the alarm clock on my phone coaxing me into reality. As I silence the beckon-call of a new day, my finger slips automatically to my email notifications. Junk, junk, meeting change...what’s this? Looks like I have 23 new candidates for a job I didn’t even knew existed when I slipped into a fitful sleep the night before.

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Topics: CRM, Candidate Attraction

26 July 2016

You’re Already “Doing” Recruitment Marketing

Posted by Team Talemetry

Aptitude Research Partners, a new HR Technology research firm founded by the highly respected team of Madeline Laurano and Mollie Lombardi, recently released a report called Talent Acquisition Systems 2016. The report is a look at current trends in talent acquisition technology along with an overview of a selection of ATS providers.

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Topics: recruitment marketing

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