Candidate Experience Digest February 6th, 2016

Candidate Experience Wrap Up

Survale scours the web to find relevant articles, blogs and social fare related to employer branding and candidate experience.

Why your ATS might be killing your recruiting efforts

This article makes the case that if your ATS is old, you could be losing candidates in today’s tight labor market.  True?  Maybe.  Sounds like the solution is a new ATS, but getting a handle on the scope of the problem with Survale is a good idea in any case.

How to Outwit an Online Job Application

As we blogged earlier, these candidates are getting crafty.  If an online job application has them running for the hills, you might want to re-visit your automation strategy.

What’s the Value of Your Employer Brand?

LinkedIn finds that employers with a strong employer brand have a 28% lower cost per hire.  Employer brand is a foundational strategy.  It lifts, or sinks, all other recruiting strategies.  They also found that organizations have a much higher view of their brand than candidates.  Gotta measure these things, people.

Employer branding strategy: the reason why you should not lie!

Great point. Your brand is about reality, not marketing hype. It should always ring true to your employees and candidates. How do you ensure your brand is based in perceived truth?  Build it with survey input from employees and candidates. Then monitor it constantly for resonance.

Social Media Round Up

 

 

Author: Ian Alexander

Ian Alexander is co-founder and CMO of Survale. He is a pioneer in SaaS HR software with decades of experience bringing leading technologies to the performance management and recruiting industry. He is a passionate advocate for revolutionizing candidate and employee satisfaction in the Enterprise.