Chris Brablc's Blog – April 2011 Archive (14)

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.23.11 to 4.29.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about best companies to work for best practices, social recruiting, why being a recruiter rocks, how to do negative recruiting correctly and an influx in college recruiting.

 

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 29, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Not all Candidates are created equal!

On this blog, I’ve been talking a lot about candidate drop-off rates and how you can minimize them during your recruiting process.  But I wanted to take a step back and examine who is actually dropping off during the recruiting process and why having a candidate drop off can actually be a good thing.

 

When you are looking at the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 28, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

#RecruitingFAIL : Everybody's Doing it..."

It’s no secret.  To be successful in your recruiting strategy, you will need to continually innovate and adapt your strategy to the resources and initiatives that enable you to bring in the best talent.  In order to do this, not only do you have to brainstorm and think of new recruiting initiatives internally but you need to analyze other successful recruiting organization initiatives within the industry.



Do some research.  Find companies that are considered the best in…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 26, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

#RecruitingFAIL : Everybody's Doing it, so I should to!"

It’s no secret.  To be successful in your recruiting strategy, you will need to continually innovate and adapt your strategy to the resources and initiatives that enable you to bring in the best talent.  In order to do this, not only do you have to brainstorm and think of new recruiting initiatives internally but you need to analyze other successful recruiting organization initiatives within the industry.

 

Do some research.  Find companies that are considered the best in their…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.16.11 to 4.22.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about McDonald’s Hiring Day, Passive vs. Active candidates, referrals, Facebook Metrics and adopting recruitment technology.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 22, 2011 at 11:23am — No Comments

5 Neccessities to building a successful Talent Network!

By building your own Talent Network, you provide your recruiting organization with a new and most importantly free recruiting channel that you can use to find the best candidates for future open positions. Building your Talent Network, however, is not just about throwing candidate information in a database but it is about improving your overall candidate sourcing and recruiting channels (to increase the number of qualified candidates in your Talent Network) and making sure these candidate…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 21, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments

3 ways to improve your Candidate Drop Off Rates!

Within every recruiting process you have specific moments in your recruiting process where candidates fall off.  They may fall off for a variety of reasons: they may be unqualified for the position, be uninterested in the position, the apply process could be too long or broken, they may drop off to return later and a number of other reasons.

 

It’s important for recruiting organizations to track and identify at what stage in the recruitment process these candidates are dropping…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 19, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.9.11 to 4.15.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting, mobile recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about job titles, social recruiting strategy risks, 8 killer recruitment strategies, new features on LinkedIn and important HR metrics.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 15, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

When does candidate experience begin?

I was checking out the SHRM Staffing conference Twitter feed the other day and an interesting question was brought up by Gerry Crispin:

 

When does a candidate become a candidate?



This is a great question and it got me thinking about a question that is just as pertinent to recruiting organizations:

 

When does candidate experience begin?



There seem to be a…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 14, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Are your recruiting channels performing like you think they are?

One of the hardest things to deal with when you are evaluating marketing and recruiting channels is working through your perceived value vs. the actual performance that they provide.

 

You have great relationships with your vendor contacts and they bend over backwards to make you happy until you are satisfied with the value their solution provides.  They say all the right things and prove why their solution will work for your business with plenty of case study…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 12, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.2.11 to 4.8.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting, mobile recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about social media impact on referrals, recruitment fundamentals, customer buying habits of Talent…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 8, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

Are you keeping track of your Candidate TouchPoints?

A few years ago, I worked with a company that started an initiative that was called Customer Touchpoints.  This initiative was designed to track and ultimately enhance every interaction that an end customer had with our brand, products, employees and company as a whole.  With the thought being that enhancing these interactions would make for happier customers that lead to a better bottom line.  This is nothing new.  Companies, in particular marketing organizations, have been trying to better…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Reasons to Start Collecting Recruiting Metrics!

Recruiting metrics are integral to bringing in top talent to an organization and every successful recruiting strategy has a successful reporting solution that is underneath it.  Through this reporting, the organization is able to set goals and measure the success of every one of their recruiting initiatives.

 

Most importantly, a successful recruiting organization will collect and track important…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 5, 2011 at 9:31am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.26.11 to 4.1.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting, mobile recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about job advertisements, HR 2.0, failing forward, recruiting assumptions, Monster’s Employment Index…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 1, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

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