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What is Recruitment Marketing?

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There’s a hot new term in HR and recruiting and you’ve probably heard of it — recruitment marketing. Just so we’re all on the same page from the get go, recruitment marketing is the strategy and tactics used by an organization in order to source, manage, and nurture passive talent — before they apply to your job.

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Anatomy of the Perfect New Hire

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Every once in awhile a great hire comes along and changes your business for the better. This person works hard, delivers stellar results and inspires their fellow colleagues to do the same. Ever wish you could clone that employee and create an entire team out of their carbon copies? If only recruiting were so easy.

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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 Data-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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