The best predictors of job success are the hardest to measure. Everyone agrees soft skills – the attributes and attitudes that enable someone to effectively interact with others – are important.
In our 2017 Job Seeker Nation Survey by Jobvite, now in its 8th year, we seek to define these diverse workforce experiences, helping understand the distinctions and overlaps between the shades of the American job seeker.
The 2017 Recruiting Funnel Benchmark Report is based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of Jobvite’s Job Seeker Database, which houses data from over 69 million job seekers—the largest, most comprehensive collection of applicant data in the industry.
Unfortunately, as a recruiter, you need to care—primarily because the data that you’re collecting in your ATSs and spreadsheets is very, very sensitive. It actually has a name, PII (Personally Identifiable Information), which is data that can be used to identify, contact, or locate a single person. Things like name, social security number, date of birth, or even medical or educational information, all count as PII—and that’s where things like resumes, onboarding forms and contacts can get tricky.
The offer letter is crucial to kicking-off a new hire’s experience on the right foot, and for obvious reasons. It documents the essential expectations of the future employee, such as the responsibilities of the position, who they report to and what their compensation and benefits package looks like.
Turnover can mean more than just a loss in productivity. Sometimes the loss of a crucial team member can have others re-thinking their situation and start that dreaded employee churn. With that in mind, here are a few tips to help you decide whether you should fight for an employee who wants to leave.
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.
After spending years working in our India office, he moved to the United States to take a desk at headquarters—where he’s helped build products that make life and work easier for our customers. Plus, thanks to Jobvite, he got pretty lucky in his personal life too. Meet Sudeep, our most recent “Employee of the Quarter.”
Robin Ryan is a career counselor who’s helped professionals land dream jobs for over 25 years, having helped hundreds of job seekers nail their next career move. Not to mention, she’s also made over 2,000 TV appearances—including Dr. Phil and Oprah—and literally wrote the book on nailing the “60-second sell” in a job interview (among five other books on the topic). When it comes to understanding the job seeker, she’s an expert.
Did you know that 40%+ of candidates say they will never apply to a company again after a bad experience in the hiring process? That’s why you have to make…
In a wide-ranging and candid conversation, our customer experts shared best practices, lessons learned, and tips for taking full advantage of Engage. What follows is a summary of the insights they shared.
Making sure your pipeline is both expansive and inclusive increases your chance of finding candidates that are the right fit from day one—making your job a whole lot easier. Between an unknown barrier to entry and understanding ways to leverage your brand, Jobvite customers Noble Network and Trek Bikes can share some key lessons to inspire how you expand your approach to filling your talent pool.
When you think of company culture, many think of massive companies like Google or Facebook, where employees have their pick of fun gadgets, free food, and guest speakers. But culture is every bit as essential for small businesses, if not more so. At a small company, everyone knows everyone: whether you’re the owner or an HR manager, your employees will look to you to set the tone. Here’s how you do it.
How often have you considered your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) in the same context as your hospitals HCAPHS scores? Can a full featured recruitment platform make a meaningful contribution to the improvement of those scores?
In honor of international women’s day last week, a day that celebrates the advancements and achievements of women around the world, Trulia released a study measuring women’s strides for equality. The results show some progress in economic gender equality, but still plenty of room for improvement.
Recruiter Nation Live is coming to San Francisco June 5-7, 2017 and this is one event you can’t afford to miss! Hosted by Jobvite, Recruiter Nation Live brings together the largest gathering of talent-focused professionals and experts under one roof.
While Jobvite’s latest Recruiter Nation Survey shows that almost 40% of companies plan to hire extensively in 2017, some industries—like manufacturing—might have it harder than others when it comes to finding quality talent.