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Matt Singer

Recruiter Nation Live: This Year’s Premier Recruiting Conference

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Jobvite’s Recruiter Nation Live is the year’s premier recruiting conference, featuring hundreds of speakers, vendors and attendees who will share insight on the industry as a whole. Recruiting is about so much more than just selling candidates on jobs and using salaries to woo the best of the best. Building a culture that people want to work for is just as important—and today’s job seekers have higher standards than ever. This year’s conference promises to keep you at the forefront of these recruiting trends.

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Customers Matter Most! Thanks for an Incredible Jobvite Summit ‘16

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Summit 2016 7It’s been an incredible and informative two days at Jobvite Summit! Thank you to the hundreds of customers, partners, industry experts, and recruiting pros who joined us for two jam-packed days full of learning and exploring how to “reimagine recruiting.” I also want to extend a special thank you to all of the Jobvite employees who helped make this happen – hundreds of hours over work over many months goes into making this event happen each year. We couldn’t do it without you guys.

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So Many Ways to Learn at Jobvite Summit’16

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Group WorkshopHave you registered for Jobvite Summit ‘16 yet? This is a can’t-miss event for those of you in the talent acquisition industry. There are so many ways to maximize your time—and your return—at Summit this year. Whether you’re interested in growing your professional network, seeking an in-depth education on the latest recruiting techniques, taking a deep dive into Jobvite technology, or re-connecting with your peers in the talent industry, Summit has something for everyone. And what’s more, you can even earn HRCI credit for attending Summit sessions.

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7 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Miss Jobvite Summit ’16

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Recruiting Reimagined Square Jobvite Summit ’16 kicks off in less than one month and this is one awesome event you can’t afford to miss! Our theme this year is “Recruiting Reimagined” and our goal is to inspire you to reimagine your recruiting strategy. At Summit ‘16, we’ll provide you with the tools to do just that. Nowhere else will you be able to hobnob with industry influencers and thought leaders, connect with your peers, and dive deep into the hottest topics in talent acquisition today. No question Jobvite Summit ’16 provides a unique learning opportunity you just can’t find anywhere else.

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Join Us at Jobvite Summit ’16 in San Francisco May 17-18, 2016

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Summit-16_Blog-ImageJobvite Summit ’16 is only six weeks away and we are gearing up for our annual user conference gathering May 17-18 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in beautiful downtown San Francisco. This year’s theme is all about “Recruiting Reimagined.” In today’s fiercely competitive talent market, the companies that recruit successfully are the ones that constantly find ways to innovate, optimize, and stand out from the crowd. At this year’s Summit, we’ll inspire you to reimagine every stage of the recruiting funnel—from hello to hire.

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How to Recover from a Bad Interview

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BadJobInterviewWe’ve all had one of those days. You accidentally set your alarm for pm instead of am, so you wake up late. Not only do they get your coffee order wrong at your favorite drive thru, but it burns the roof of your mouth. You take a wrong turn trying to find your way to your job interview. You try to regain your composure as you walk in five minutes late. It’s hard to be confident when, in your head, you know you’ve already lost the job.

But have you really? Is it possible to recover from being late, or from your mind freezing when you’re asked an unexpected question? We’ve asked several hiring experts to share some tips on how a job candidate can overcome a bad interview.

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How to Decline the Wrong Job Applicant

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Reject Wrong CandidateSelecting the best candidate for a position means turning down dozens of other applicants that you interviewed or spoke to about the job. What, if anything, do you owe the ones you don’t select? Should you offer an explanation? What if they ask? How much feedback should you give?

Declining an applicant can have implications for your brand image and your business. Learning how to turn down applicants tactfully can maintain your brand image, keep valuable doors open, and avoid costly litigation.

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Welcome to the 2015 Recruiter Nation, Formerly Known as the Social Recruiting Survey

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SelfieWhen we first began producing our annual Social Recruiting Survey at Jobvite, the use of social media in sourcing candidates was still an emerging concept — one that some even brushed off as a novelty. Fast-forward eight years later, and it’s safe to say that’s not the case — with 92% of recruiters leveraging social media networks as a part of their job, you’d be very hard pressed nowadays to find a recruiter who doesn’t maintain a social presence. It’s been fascinating to see the ways social recruiting has evolved over the years — from the variation of the preferred social channels, to recruiters’ shifting social media pet peeves, such as selfies, we’ve dug up plenty of interesting findings.

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Canucks Rock

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This was Jobvite’s first year at the British Columbia HRMA event in Vancouver.  It was a great event, packed with awesome content, networking, and technology. From wellness and gamification to…

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