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STATS REVIELED – How Are Candidates Applying for Jobs?

[Full Disclosure: I am the Director, Product Marketing for Talemetry] Industry partners and end-user customers rely on Talemetry’s resume extraction capabilities everyday to solve the challenge of accurately and efficiently capturing resume data. With over 80 million resumes extracted and processed each year, Talemetry is the most relied upon provider of resume extraction…See More
Aug 30, 2012
Jeremy Haskell commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Candidate Experience. Finally Getting the Recognition It Deserves…Sort of'
"How many recruiters are tracking the number of applicants that start the process, but then fall off?  I have been working with a group who is looking for solutions to this problem from the perspective of job boards, who are in some cases…"
Aug 3, 2012
David Smooke commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Candidate Experience. Finally Getting the Recognition It Deserves…Sort of'
"Let's talk - in person - about how to avoid stories like this. In the SF area, if you want to sound off or learn more about Candidate Experience, you should attend on Aug. 8 SmartUp on Candidate Experience, featuring a panel of CEOs (of Simply…"
Aug 2, 2012
Mike Vilimek and Gerry Crispin are now friends
Jul 31, 2012
Mike Vilimek posted a blog post

Candidate Experience. Finally Getting the Recognition It Deserves…Sort of

There has been a lot of buzz around candidate experience lately. Many organizations have begun to realize that if they want to attract top talent, they need to provide a positive candidate experience throughout the application process.Industry thought leaders Gerry Crispin, Ed Newman, and Elaine Orler have even created …See More
Jul 30, 2012
Bill Schultz commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"Some of the comments in this thread mention Bullhorn's search, and I also wanted to comment on that.   In the past 6 months we've introduced an all new search, that really simplifies and streamlines search efforts.  We've…"
May 10, 2012
Sylvia Dahlby commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"Yawn - clearly this thread is about to turn into blatant self-promotion contest - I'm with Sandra, out & gone."
May 10, 2012
Mike Vilimek commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"Some great comments and discussion so far. Thanks.   -       Yes, I do work for a company that sells candidate sourcing and other solutions. There are a number of companies that offer these types of solutions.…"
May 10, 2012
Sandra McCartt commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"Oh great, now the marketers are going to debate with each other.  This is where i came in , i saw the first of this move in another life.  :)  Have at er' boys.  I am out down and gone."
May 10, 2012
Mike Vilimek and Helen Burbank (Appleby) are now friends
May 10, 2012
Steven Duque commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"[FULL DISCLOSURE: I work at Bullhorn). @Mike V, thanks for an interesting post and a very provocative question. I forwarded your post to my colleague Jonathan Wall, Dir. of Product Marketing, and he shared these thoughts with me, which I wanted to…"
May 10, 2012
Russ Recruits commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"@sandra - couldnt agree more.  I love the number of ad agencies passing off band virals as their own idea's."
May 10, 2012
Sandra McCartt commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"@russ, proving once again that "squawk and hawk" hasn't changed in decades but each generation of squawk and hawkers think they just had an original marketing idea to sell something."
May 10, 2012
Russ Recruits commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
""..does your old vacuum cleaner not work well anymore.." Sandra - speak with your lawyers - that ones still running over here!"
May 9, 2012
Sandra McCartt commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"I had to laugh, this reminded me of some of those tv commercials I wrote back in the 60's. The one that came to mind started out, "does your old vacuum cleaner not work well anymore"."
May 9, 2012
Peter Ceccarelli commented on Mike Vilimek's blog post 'Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?'
"Oh wow.......another advertisement!  Way off the mark as to what an ATS is supposed to do.  I agree with Amy and Sandra, ultimately it manages the candidate through the process and makes the administrative process much easier. As for…"
May 8, 2012

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Mike Vilimek's Blog

STATS REVIELED – How Are Candidates Applying for Jobs?

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 6:17pm 0 Comments

[Full Disclosure: I am the Director, Product Marketing for Talemetry]

 

Industry partners and end-user customers rely on Talemetry’s resume extraction capabilities everyday to solve the challenge of accurately and efficiently capturing resume data. With over 80 million resumes extracted and processed each year, Talemetry is the most relied upon provider of…

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Candidate Experience. Finally Getting the Recognition It Deserves…Sort of

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

There has been a lot of buzz around candidate experience lately. Many organizations have begun to realize that if they want to attract top talent, they need to provide a positive candidate experience throughout the application process.

Industry thought leaders Gerry Crispin, Ed Newman, and Elaine Orler have even created …

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Has the Applicant Tracking System Failed Us?

Posted on May 7, 2012 at 1:06pm 18 Comments

The reason I ask is, nobody seems to be happy with the one they’re using. Having attended many HR and recruiting conferences and events, I’ve noticed a consistent trend. When I ask someone what ATS they’re using, I here, “Unfortunately…[insert ATS name]. The ATS name varies, but the sentiment is the same. It’s rare to find anyone who actually likes using his or her ATS. Why is that? Weren’t ATSs designed to automate processes and make the life of a recruiter easier? They’ve been around for…

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Talent Networks, Talent Communities, What Are They? Do Recruiters Really Need Them?

Posted on April 12, 2012 at 7:47pm 0 Comments

Much has been discussed lately about the need for recruiters to build talent networks or communities and leverage them as a source for candidates.

First off, let’s define and draw a distinction between a talent network and a talent community.

Talent Networks: A database of ‘talent leads’ a recruiter can draw on when looking to fill open positions.

Talent Communities: A database of ‘talent leads’ that communicate and interact with each…

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