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Best-of-Breed vs. the Suite: Which Should You Choose?

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If you’re in the recruiting industry, you’ve no doubt heard someone suggest that it’s to your advantage to implement a full HR suite rather than specialized, best-of-breed applications. Suite proponents advocate purchasing an entire software set—even if you don’t need everything that it claims to do—because it’s supposed to be an easier way to connect business systems. And you, as a recruiter or hiring manager, just want things to be easy. Right?

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Jobvite Infographic: Watch What You Post on Social Media

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Social Media Job Hunt CropHeads up, Job Seekers: Data from our Social Recruiting Survey makes it clear that recruiters are inspecting your profiles, posts, and tweets. Are you broadcasting something that turns employers off?
Take a look at our new infographic below to learn what types of posts recruiters consider to be red flags. You’ll also see where they’re most likely to look you up, and what profile details matter most. And remember, it’s never too late to examine—or improve—your online presence.

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Introducing Jobvite Engage Strategic Services: Built by Recruiters for Recruiters

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Andre Boulais, Strategic Accounts Director at JobviteThe days of post and pray are over. Today’s top candidates are in demand, and they know it. These candidates have trained themselves to tune out the noise—so simply finding them isn’t good enough. To be competitive, you need to provide an interactive experience that highlights why working for your company is a truly unique experience. The Jobvite Engage Strategic Services package is designed to equip you with the innovative tools and proven best practices you need to truly win the war for talent.

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Jobvite Secures Three Finalist Positions in the 2015 Stevie Awards for Customer Service

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StevieAwardsLogoGood news! We just received word that Jobvite has been named a Stevie Award finalist for outstanding customer service in the team, department and manager categories!

We’re unbelievably proud of our Customer Success group and the hard work they accomplish every day. Their dedication to our Jobvite Cares program—combined with the support and satisfaction of our customers—has earned us this distinction two years in a row. We’re truly honored, and we pledge to keep the momentum going!

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Recruiting Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them

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ShutterstockSmallRecruiting is a fine art. You’re part PR, part private investigator, and part psychic. There is a formula involved, but then there are times when you just have to go with your gut. Everyone collects unlikely success stories — big gambles gone so right, and unfortunate mistake stories — little oversights that taught a big lesson.

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The Year in HR Infographics

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We’ve just embarked on a New Year—and that usually compels us to do two things. First, naturally, we look ahead to plan our strategies and actions for the upcoming 12 months. But we also like to look back at where we’ve been, what we’ve seen, and how it influenced us.

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3 Ways to Supercharge Your Recruiting Strategies in 2015

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2015 Recruiting StrategiesAs we head into the New Year, the Jobvite team is giving 2014 a thorough evaluation: What worked? What did we accomplish? What did we see the recruiting industry respond to best? What are our customers (and their candidates) asking for? As you might expect, we’re using this insight to map our plans for next year. We want to ensure that what we’ve got in store—and we have a lot in store, believe me—effectively aligns with the needs we’ve seen. And we want to share the actions we think will have the greatest positive impact for recruiters and their companies.

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Jobvite Engage Brings Home the Gold

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Gold Brandon Hall Award for Jobvite EngageWe have some more good news to share: Jobvite Engage recently won a Brandon Hall award for Best Advance in Unique Talent Acquisition Technology! Now entering its 19th year, the prestigious Brandon Hall Group Awards Program recognizes winners in five different categories, as judged by a panel of independent industry subject matter experts and practitioners. Last year, we took home a Silver for Jobvite Hire, and this year we’re thrilled to earn a Gold award!

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Meet Paul Turner, Our New VP of Customer Success

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Paul TurnerThe Jobvite Customer Success team is, as most of you know well, of tremendous importance to our company. This dedicated group provides the service and support our valued customers deserve, through just about every channel possible. The recent growth and success of this group is owed in large part to David Lahey, who has for the past four years provided his insight and leadership without hesitation.

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The Benefits of Video Interviewing

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If you’ve spent any amount of time in the recruiting or hiring game, chances are good that you are no stranger to the elusive ‘phone screen’ — an important part of the recruiting process that can either be a valuable asset that leads to a successful hire, or an uncomfortable series of hums and haws that leave you yearning for the sweet relief of the dial tone.

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Jobvite Hits a New List: The Deloitte Technology Fast 500

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Jobvite is thrilled to be on the rapid-growth radar for the second time this quarter. Today, we announced that Jobvite ranked 132 on the esteemed Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list for 2014. This list recognizes the top 500 fastest-growing North American companies, public and private, across a number of technology industries. We are immensely honored by the distinction and pleased to report a growth of 865% from 2009 to 2013.

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3 Recruiting Lines That Make You Look Like A Rookie

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Recruiting team members for your company can be a tricky business. With every meeting, you’re conscious of trying to ask the right questions, discern the true answers, and gauge a person’s suitability for your brand. If you’re new to recruiting, it can be an awkward and difficult task. If you’ve been doing it for years, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut.

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