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.

Social Media Round Up