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Don’t Buy From Recruiters: Job Search Boycott Gains Momentum

Organizers are calling for the immediate cessation of all activities related to recruiting and hiring with hopes candidate shortage will fix candidate experience Washington, DC – Do you think the job search is broken?  If so, you’re not alone.  According to a recent survey by the National Institute of Subjective Statistics, 79% of job seekers […]

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CE Change: The Only Fix for Candidate Experience Is Compliance

Candidate experience is another one of those terms recruiters just can’t seem to shut up about. But unlike the blizzard of buzzwords mostly designed to sell consulting services and content marketing, it’s one that, if anything, we should all be talking about more. The reason is, unlike, say, employer branding, candidate experience is actually a […]

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Behind the Buzz: Video Interviewing

I had to write a post on video interviewing, because somehow, this has become an integral part of HR Technology, and that’s the beat I pretty much cover. And I’ve been hearing for two years how my skepticism can be overcome, how I just don’t understand the technology behind video interviewing (really complicated) or some […]

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Rethinking Candidate Experience

One of the most pervasive, and ubiquitous, topics permeating the recruitment and talent acquisition industry agendas is that of candidate experience, a focus reflected throughout the HR Technology Conference’s agenda and ancillary events, including the Third Annual Candidate Experience Awards. The recipients of these awards, and the companies considered on the cutting edge of candidate experience, […]

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Searching Without Seizures

If you’re like most sourcers or recruiters, you’ve probably got about another twenty tabs already open on your browser in addition to this one. Fifteen of those, at least, will be hooked up to candidate databases like job boards, an ATS, or LinkedIn. Keeping all these windows open only makes sense (even if it makes […]

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5 Big Fat Lies Recruiters Tell Candidates

Most recruiters are honest and upfront with job seekers. Largely caring and committed, recruiters often genuinely care about every candidate, even if they don’t necessarily always show it.  But many of the most common put-offs, while usually well-intentioned and largely innocuous, are as integrated into the recruiting process as applicant tracking systems and reference checks. The good […]

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Recruiting, Karma and the Candidate Experience

Originally published on the Talent Technology Blog We can talk about candidate experience all day (and do), but here’s the real reason why recruiters should care: as last in, first out when it comes to headcount, and as a pretty significant corporate cost center, you’re basically one bad business decision away from being a candidate […]

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