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1 March 2017

Candidate Experience Across the Candidate Lifecycle

Posted by Team Talemetry

What’s your first thought when you think of candidate experience? Interviews? Hiring manager follow up? We’ve made the case that online candidate experience is the most lucrative place to focus on candidate experience. But the reality is that candidate experience spans several touch points across the candidate lifecycle.

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Topics: candidate experience, recruitment marketing

21 February 2017

Candidate Experience ROI

Posted by Team Talemetry

Improving candidate experience ROI can be an effective way to increase hiring efficiency and get more of the right candidates. It's just a good idea all around. But dedicating time and resources to candidate satisfaction requires a dollars and cents return on investment (ROI).

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Topics: candidate experience, recruitment marketing ROI

25 January 2017

Candidate Experience Technology Tops the Shopping List for 2017

Posted by Team Talemetry

Organizations are taking candidate experience and candidate satisfaction seriously in 2017. Talemetry's latest report The 2017 Recruitment Marketing Technology Survey revealed that online career site and online job application technology are the top two areas that organizations are investing in for 2017.

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Topics: candidate experience

13 October 2016

Free Candidate Experience Handbook: Rev Up Recruiting by Delighting Candidates

Posted by Team Talemetry

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported earlier this year that there are just 1.5 active candidates for every open job in the US. Not qualified, just active. Clearly, demand for candidates is high and supply is very low, especially for specialized positions.

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Topics: candidate experience

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

15 June 2016

In Search of Great Job Search

Posted by Team Talemetry

Career sites are a great place to showcase your brand, your employer value proposition, your awards – all the characteristics that make your organization a great place to work. In fact, research by The Talent Board reveals that corporate career sites are the number one place that candidates go to for information about your jobs (64% of candidates). Further, the research reveals that most relevant content on the career site for candidates is the job description (74% of candidates).

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Topics: candidate experience

24 May 2016

Career Sites – The More the Merrier

Posted by Team Talemetry

Perhaps you’ve heard of microsites. Microsites can be a lot of things, but one of the best uses of microsites is for targeting subsets of your main site visitors. You have a corporate macrosite, and your Careers page is a microsite that is connected to your corporate website but totally focused on candidates as opposed to customers or prospective customers. Makes sense, right? Your Careers page is a microsite with the purpose of fully targeting your potential candidates.

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Topics: candidate experience, recruitment marketing, cx

20 April 2016

University of Calgary and Candidate Experience

Posted by Team Talemetry

At Talemetry we’ve written a fair amount about how to improve candidate experience through showcasing your employer brand, providing better online interactions, optimizing for mobile devices and more.

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Topics: candidate experience, case study

29 March 2016

Let Mobile Fix Your Online Job Application Problem

Posted by Team Talemetry

The numbers are very persuasive. There are no two ways about it. Job seekers search for jobs on their mobile phones. There are surveys that say up to 70% of career site traffic is mobile. Across Talemetry clients it’s around 30%.

When it comes to how many actually apply using mobile, things get less persuasive.

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Topics: mobile recruiting, candidate experience, job applications

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