The Jibe Blog

4 Stats that Prove the Importance of Career Sites

career site statistics

You don’t have to look far to find a career site that hasn’t been updated in the past five to 10 years. A site that doesn’t accept applications from mobile devices. One that has stock photos bought online, and copy filled with boring, run-of-the-mill corporate jargon. In a matter of seconds you could pull up […]

Mike Roberts

Cost of Turnover: How to Calculate and Reduce the Metric

cost of turnover formula

Each time you share your organization’s relationships and intellectual property with a new person, you invest resources into developing that employee as a valuable part of your larger whole. This process is not entirely quantifiable. Yet people move freely in the jobs market today, which puts the cost of turnover on every recruiter and hiring […]

Elizabeth Silas-Havas

Why Analytics Are Vital to the Growth of Employer Branding Initiatives

recruiting budget and employer branding

Data is crucial for making better employer branding decisions—it’d be hard to find someone who disagrees with that notion. But tools for tracking and analyzing data have come a long way in recent years. Some companies have adopted solutions like recruiting analytics or other types of web analytics to better understand performance. Others are still […]

Mike Roberts

Talent Strategy: What’s Keeping CEOs Up at Night in 2016?

Every year we like to check in on PwC’s global CEO survey. The 2016 report, “Redefining Business Success in a Changing World,” asked nearly 1,500 CEOs from 83 different countries for their thoughts on the health of the economy, threats to their business, and among many other topics, talent acquisition and management. Taking a look […]

Mike Roberts

Job Security: Confidence Is High Among HR Professionals

job security for hr

Considering how close human resources is to recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and even letting employees go, they’re not typically the first group that comes to mind when we think of job security. But a recent study from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) looked into this. They asked HR professionals how confident they were in […]

Mike Roberts

Research: Soft Skills that Differentiate the Best Candidates

recruiting soft skills

When looking for a new employee, both recruiters and hiring managers tend to focus on hard skills. These are the skills we could gather someone has just by looking on their resume or LinkedIn profile—types of coding languages an engineer knows, whether or not a marketer understands inbound marketing, a salesperson’s knowledge of social selling, […]

Mike Roberts

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