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4 Steps to Building a Data-Driven Recruiting Team in 2017­

data driven recruiting team

Although business functions across the board are becoming more data-driven, recruiting has been (relatively) slow to follow suit. But in 2016 we saw tons of companies taking a more analytical approach to talent acquisition. This trend will hopefully accelerate in 2017. The simplest thing to do in the recruiting function is to make gut decisions, […]

Mike Roberts

What Will It Take to Trump the Competitive Job Market in 2017?

job market under president trump

For employers seeking talent and job seekers trying to find a new gig, the labor market is never far from top of mind. This is especially true around the typical four- or eight-year cycles of U.S. presidential administration transition. We await, either with nerves or confidence (more likely nerves), what’s likely to happen with the […]

Gregory Goodwin

Study: 95% of Recruiters Say Candidate Experience Impacts Employer Brand

If you have a bad experience at a restaurant, most likely someone is going to hear about it. Twenty years ago, news of your bad experience may have traveled as far as a phone call to your friend and a discussion with a coworker in the company kitchen. Today, though, you could get the word […]

Mike Roberts

Study: 23% of Employers Have A Blog Specifically for Recruiting

starting a recruiting blog

There is a fundamental belief among digital marketers that content can influence the decisions people make. Of course, that belief has been validated many times over in the world of eCommerce and B2B marketing. But it’s a relatively new topic of study and discussion in the world of recruiting. The overt similarities between the buyer […]

Mike Roberts

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

Is It a Job Seeker’s Market? The State of Employment in 7 Charts

job market 2016

Every month we like to dig into the data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  (BLS). Specifically, we’re interested in the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). This program produces data on job openings, hires, and separations. Employers can use this data to gauge the current state of employment and the market […]

Mike Roberts

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