Recruiting

This Is the Latest on SimplyHired

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Here’s what I’m hearing about the SimplyHired situation. Pieces of the company/technology will be acquired The end is expected toward the end of June Employees were told last night Partners (companies that work closely with SimplyHired) are going to be told via email Employees are apparently facing an uncertain future and aren’t included in the parts…

SimplyHired’s Future Looks Pretty Bleak

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I’m hearing from multiple sources that SimplyHired has told employees it will cease operations around June 24. You haven’t heard much from SimplyHired lately, except for its eHarmony partnership. The company has been under heavy competition from Indeed, LinkedIn, and sites like Jobs2Careers and Appcast, where new payment models like “pay per applicant” have come…

Student Loan Help: A Benefit That Will Get You Noticed

Student Loan Help: A Benefit That Will Get You Noticed

There will be roughly 1.8 million graduates in the class of 2016, adding to the most educated generation in U.S. history. But a pool of educated candidates does not necessarily equate to jobs filled. So how to attract this next generation of talent? A recent survey by Indeed shows that one employee benefit…

There’s an 85% Chance Your Recruiting Tactics Are Repelling the Best Candidates

There’s an 85% Chance Your Recruiting Tactics Are Repelling the Best Candidates

When a company advertises a position, they are essentially painting a picture of what the future could look like for the candidates they are trying to attract. More often than not, that picture isn’t a pretty one, and when you put that up against a more skillfully crafted picture, side-by-side, the differences become…

The Key Operational Components of an Effective Talent Pipeline

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Let’s face reality: most sourcing efforts are extremely rushed. As a result, there is a high probability that in key jobs, your sourcing effort will completely miss a significant number of high-quality external prospects. If you instead want to avoid missing a single top prospect, a superior approach is to stretch out the…

4 Steps to Make Campus Recruitment a More Data-driven Program

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Let’s move beyond the “two-years experience required” for entry-level jobs generation of job ads, and talk about how to actually insert valuable numbers into your campus recruiting program. As we gear up for summer hiring, there’s been a lot of movement in the campus recruiting space: career centers continue to scour solutions to…