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Infographic: How to Set the Perfect Purple Squirrel Trap

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Purple Squirrels—those amazing, yet elusive candidates you might see only once or twice in your career. Do you have a plan to catch one? Some talent acquisition teams consider such candidates out of their reach, but there’s something to be said for those that are constantly trying to attract and convert them. From being easy […]

Mike Roberts

Recruit Forward: The Evolution of the Candidate Journey

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In a much simpler time—around the turn of the Millennium—the candidate journey was very straight forward. You might even call it transactional. A typical job seeker would go from a job board to the career site, and then to the apply flow. But today, that journey is much more complex. And we have technology to […]

Mike Roberts

Seize Their Moment: Looking Back On Nick and Zoey’s Candidate Journey

73% of all job searches now start on Google. The career site was the top source of hire in 2014. Last year, 45% of job seekers used their mobile device to search for jobs at least once a day. 8 in 10 candidates are likely to use social media in their job search today. We […]

Mike Roberts

Seize Their Moment: Is Every Candidate Journey the Same?

Just about every candidate may have the same intention on finding a new job, but how they get to their new position typically varies greatly. The process of applying for a job has evolved alongside the rise of the internet as an on-demand information resource and mobile as the medium, and that’s changed the candidate […]

Mike Roberts

Seize Their Moment: Experiencing the Full Lifecycle of Candidate Experience

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With so much information at our fingertips, it rarely makes sense today to make a decision without first consulting the internet. Review sites, search engines, social media—the number of resources available are growing by the day. The process of searching for a job has extended into this realm. Companies are now getting more scrutiny as [...]
Mike Roberts

Seize Their Moment: Think Beyond the Candidate Experience Status Quo

the new candidate journey

Even today when the number of unfilled positions in the U.S. is at a record high, candidates still have this expectation that the job search process will be drawn out and frustrating. The issue is, improving candidate experience doesn’t seem to be a priority for talent acquisition professionals, mainly because many aren’t even aware of […]

Mike Roberts

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