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Jobvite Found the Optimal Number of Candidates Per Engineering Job

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Is there a certain number that divides the line between optimal and negative? We wanted to find out. We approached this problem by slicing our data into 31 different job categories–such as Engineering, IT, Sales, Marketing, etc.–which we are further refining to create a comprehensive taxonomy of jobs types.
After that, we found a sweet spot in the number of candidates that maximizes the likelihood of a successful and timely hire.

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4 Benefits of Talent Acquisition

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When your company is facing a job vacancy, it can be easy to jump straight into recruitment mode. But, finding a candidate to simply “fill in the gap” is a risky fix that could backfire. There is a better way of ensuring that you’re finding the right talent for your business—and that’s through talent acquisition.

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Jobvite Employee Spotlight Series: Abigail Montalvo

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1vMUme3tAt Jobvite, our company culture creates a wonderful learning environment. We pride ourselves on having a workplace that’s fun and engaging, and a smart and motivated team that loves coming to work every day and making the magic happen. Recently, we looked at our Marketing Intern, Casey Astiz. Today, our Employee Spotlight series showcases Abigail Montalvo, who worked as a Jobvite Engage Intern.

 

 

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3 Steps to Become a Metrics-Driven Recruiter

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How much does your company spend on agency hires? What are your most valuable recruiting channel? How much budget have you slated for emergency situations? If you can’t answer questions like these with confidence, then you’re not alone. According to LinkedIn, about 75 percent of recruiters aren’t using data to inform their decisions. But the business world is becoming increasingly metrics driven, and recruiting is no exception. With the fight for talent more competitive than ever, it’s crucial that you use every advantage available to you — or risk getting left behind.

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Jobvite Employee Spotlight Series: Casey Astiz

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CaseyAt Jobvite, our company culture creates a wonderful learning environment. We pride ourselves on having a workplace that’s fun and engaging, and a smart and motivated team that loves coming to work every day and making the magic happen. Today, our Employee Spotlight series showcases Casey Astiz, who has worked as a Business Management Intern at Jobvite, and is currently a Marketing Intern. Her story highlights the growth a Jobviter experiences in as little as one year.

 

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Jobvite Employee Spotlight Series: Mai Nakamura

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Employee SpotlightAt Jobvite, our employees are the heart and soul of our operation. They dedicate themselves tirelessly to make our customers successful. No one knows this better than Mai Nakamura, web development manager on our Customer Success team. Mai is a Jobvite veteran. She’s been with the company for more than five years and when she joined, she was employee #43 out of 75 at that time! Over the course of her Jobvite tenure, Mai has witnessed some astounding changes in the company—tremendous growth that has brought more structure, more process, and new people in the necessary roles to grow each department. Mai’s role has changed as well. While she joined Jobvite as an individual contributor, she now manages her own team. Read on to learn.

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Invaluable Lessons I’ve Learned From 5 Top Talents on Social Media

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Social MediaIn my recent series on social recruiting here on Jobvite’s blog, I’ve helped you with specific tactics and approaches to be more effective at recruiting on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. In today’s post I’d like to take a step back and talk more about the big picture of being successful on social media. Thinking back on my own experiences, I can think of specific things I’ve learned from Andy Headworth, Neal Schaffer, Stacy Zapar, Rebekah Radice, and Will Thomson that have all played a key part in making me more successful. By sharing them here, I hope they can help you in turn.

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The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workforce

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Artificial IntelligenceAs CEO of Jobvite, I don’t just lead our company’s product and service innovation—I’m also responsible for understanding the challenges facing today’s workforce. And I take these challenges personally. Not only do they drive us here at Jobvite to develop more functional technology solutions, but they have a great impact on our society at large. In fact, what’s going on in our country with respect to jobs—how we find them, how we create them, and how we’re compensated for them—is increasingly influential to the global economy and the political landscape. That’s why I’ll be posting here on an ongoing basis. I’d like to bring some of the larger issues to light and provide others with a forum for contributing to the discussion.

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See Jobvite Customers Soar

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Jobvite CustomersThousands of companies around the world rely on Jobvite to source the best talent, boost employee referrals, deliver incredible candidate experiences, and lower recruiting costs. Our customers’ standards are extremely high when it comes to attracting and hiring the best talent on the market. And we are committed to supporting our customers with innovative recruiting technology that helps them meet, and exceed, their talent acquisition goals.

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HR Full Cycle: 3 Ways Your Recruiter Can Support Successful Onboarding

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Successful OnboardingIt’s a hot job market out there and companies are laser-focused on recruiting and bringing in new talent. As the recruiter, you’ve found the perfect candidate, nurtured him or her through the recruitment process, and now you’re ready to close on the hire. Once that candidate is signed and sealed, is your job done? For many recruiters, the answer is yes. If you’re one of them, you’re certainly not alone. But I think you’re missing an important opportunity to connect the dots for your new hire and ensure a great candidate experience turns into a great employee experience. The best way to do that? Partner with HR to ensure a smooth and successful onboarding process.

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Jobvite Leads the Way: Named ATS Leader by GetApp

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GetApp Ranking Q2 2016-thumbnailWe’re excited to announce that we’ve been named an Applicant Tracking Solutions  (ATS) Category Leader by GetApp – a place to review, compare, and evaluate business software solutions. GetApp, a Gartner company, takes into consideration a handful of requirements when analyzing each quarter’s top ATS solutions. Below we take a look at a few of those, and the importance of each one when choosing an ATS.

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HR Full Cycle: 3 Ways to Gain Real Insights from Exit Interviews

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Exit Interview InsightsIn today’s competitive economy, your skilled employees are at the heart of your organization’s success. Competition for those employees is fierce, particularly in a robust job market. And inevitably, some of those employees will leave your company for other opportunities. In fact, in February 2016, 3 million people voluntarily quit their jobs. Are you wondering why your prize employee just quit? One of the best tools for figuring that out is often done totally ineffectively–the exit interview.

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Jobvite Employee Spotlight: Weijen Hsu

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Company Culture WeijenAt Jobvite, our company culture is fueled by the enthusiasm of our employees. We pride ourselves on having a workplace that’s fun and engaging, and a smart and motivated team that loves coming to work every day and making the magic happen. Today, our Employee Spotlight series showcases Weijen Hsu, our Senior Software Engineer and Big Data Wizard who works hard, plays hard, and magically delivers great work with a smile.

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