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Ask 100 prospects and you will hear 100 complaints about your ATS. Or any ATS. What we see as a "necessary evil," your prospects see as more evidence that you care far more about your internal processes, in making things easier for you than in attracting great talent.
Is it true? Would you be willing to start from scratch to build systems that are geared towards your…Continue
Posted on August 26, 2015 at 9:55am
While there is a wide spectrum of people looking for a job and potentially interested in changing their life for you, let’s break them into two camps: people who need to do a lot of research before they apply and people who don’t. Let’s call these groups “shoppers” and “button-clickers.”
Button-clickers believe that a job search is a numbers game: the more jobs they apply to, the more the odds go up of getting an interview and finally an offer. Sure, they believe in…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2015 at 7:00am
I love talking content strategy, especially within the context of the larger talent acquisition and recruiting strategy. But I see the same thing over and over again, and I thought you might appreciate learning about my magnifying glass strategy.
The situation is pretty common. If you are building content for your career site,…Continue
Posted on January 27, 2015 at 6:30am
Do you remember those weeks before you got hired at your current job? Do you remember being excited by the prospect of finding a position that interested you and, despite knowing you were qualified for it, the nervousness of not knowing if you would be selected for an interview?
What about the few days after the interview, when you thought you nailed it, even that one…Continue
Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:02am — 4 Comments