Tag: candidate experience

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Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that...

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From ATS to Hiring Success: Why Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Have to Suck.

“In ’99, the homeys goin’ drop to the number 1, wid ya gun, so run, run, run run.” – Bone Thugs & Harmony, East 1999...

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Black Hole Sun: Experiencing The Candidate Experience

I write a lot about candidate experience, because employers can’t get enough of this stuff. On the other hand, I really wish we could...

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The Worst Job Interviews Ever, Redux: Dumb and Dumber.

If I said I’ve never walked into an interview thinking more about just getting this shit over than how I come across to a potential...

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You’re Not Really A Recruiter.

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: oh, good. Another post bashing recruiters. Because you just can’t get enough of people who...

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Candidates Don’t Give A Crap About Klout.

If you think that Klout, Kred or any of the other measurements of “influence” are going to be the determining factor in your...

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The Worst Job Interviews Ever.

When I stand back and take a look at job interviews, the whole concept seems, I don’t know, a little weird to me. Sure,...

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Candidates Are Users, Too: Applying UX Principles to HR and Recruiting

Have you ever actually applied for a job that’s posted on your careers site? Yeah, I’m guessing from that blank look that the...

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Is Your Job Application Process Turning Off Top Talent?

If you clicked through to read this post, you must have had a little niggling doubt in your mind that the answer to the title of this blog,...

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The Most Wonderful Post of the Year.

Somewhere between Labor Day and Halloween, the official “holiday” season kicks off, an annual annoyance that essentially means...

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