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Help Wanted: Online Job Applications

When it comes to hiring the best person for the job, there are always big hurdles to overcome. One of the biggest? The online job application. Our recent Talent Acquisition Survey highlighted the wide gap in experiences and expectations between job seekers and HR departments, especially the need for making online applications more user-friendly, mobile […]

Mike Roberts

Top Takeaways from the 2014 Jibe Talent Acquisition Survey

As a talent acquisition professional, would it concern you to find out that 19% of job seekers would rather spend an entire day at the DMV than go through the frustrations associated with applying for a job online? How about 22% saying they’d rather speak in front of 100 strangers? Or 12% saying they’d rather […]

Mike Roberts

ICYMI Monday: Survey Says

This is a regular weekly feature here on the Jibe Blog, in which we uncover some of the best recruitment and technology stories from the previous week you may have missed. But first, we take a little trip in the wayback machine. After a bit of a summer hiatus, Jibe’s ICYMI Monday is back. We’re […]

Mike Roberts

Survey Says: Mobile Disconnect

This year’s Spring ERE Conference & Expo yielded a lot more than just wicked tan lines and tasty burritos. In addition to the great content presented at the show, we also managed to dig up some good information from our onsite snap poll, which we’re more than happy to share with you today. Our quick […]

Mike Roberts

Go With Your Gut? Not Anymore.

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Go with your gut. Trust your instinct. Use your intuition. These are tried and tired axioms in the world of recruiting. No offense to your gut, but with the resources and tools available today, instinct alone is not the […]

Mike Roberts

Damn it feels grrrrrrrr to be a recruiter

“PC Load Letter?? PC Load Letter??!!” – Michael Bolton, Initech Ok, so it’s not the most original pop culture reference, but the daily tech frustrations portrayed by Peter, Michael and Samir in the movie Office Space do seem to mirror those faced by today’s recruiting professionals. Every day, I see commentary around the notion that […]

Mike Roberts

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