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Oct 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM 0 Comments

Texting Statistics for Recruiters

Talent acquisition is all about building relationships. So, good talent acquisition technology needs to make that process easier in order to be worthwhile. The challenge is that communications preferences change constantly, so the tools required to build relationships effectively must also change.

For the last 20 years or more, email and phone calls have been the ‘go to’ tools for recruiters looking to communicate with candidates and prospects. However, changing communication habits have made both dramatically less effective in recent years as email/phone have been replaced by texting as the communication medium of choice for most users.  

Here are six statistics that illustrate the how pervasive texting has become, confirming that it’s an essential tool for modern recruiters.

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Written by emissary
May 8, 2019 4:09:48 PM 0 Comments

5 Ways to Master Your Texting Strategy to Reach Executives

At the heart of any recruiting strategy is communication. Effective communication. But is all communication created equal? Albert Einstein once said, “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the President of the university.” Notably, Einstein was referring to respect when he said this, but it does allow us to think further. Would our recruiting and communication strategy to hire a garbage man be the same as the President of a university? Certainly not. Recruiting executives and effectively reaching them in the search process is unique and does not follow a straight line.

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May 8, 2019 4:09:29 PM 0 Comments

A Guide to Increasing Offer Acceptances

As of March 2019, the US unemployment rate is at a record low at 3.8%, making it the ultimate candidate’s marketplace. With the market tight and more jobs opening than recruiters to keep up with, the one area that can always be refined is the offer acceptance rate. Top echelon recruiters follow a formula to ensure that offers are accepted even in this hot market. Here are the top 8 tips to use as your guide to taking your recruiting game to the next level and making every offer count.

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Written by emissary
Apr 9, 2019 10:29:00 AM 0 Comments

Candidate Experience Hacks: 10 Ways to Impress Your Applicants

Providing a good candidate experience is gaining more traction inside talent acquisition departments as it gets harder and harder to attract talent.

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Written by emissary
Apr 2, 2019 9:37:00 AM 0 Comments

Top 10 Ways to Build a Referral Pipeline

For many recruiting teams, building a candidate pipeline from scratch can be daunting. This is where referrals come in helping to bridge the gap and save you time and energy in your recruiting process. The question is, what is the best way to build a referral pipeline?

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Written by emissary
Feb 27, 2019 11:23:00 AM 0 Comments

Talent Network Content Tips for Employers

Recently a startling statistic* came to light about employers’ content marketing efforts. Just 5% of Fortune 500 employers with a talent network send actual content (e.g., something other than job openings). That’s not the right way to lure potential applicants.

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Written by emissary
Feb 19, 2019 9:52:00 AM 0 Comments

Proof You Need to Adopt Text Recruiting Now

Many traditional communication channels that recruiters rely on have become dramatically less effective for reaching potential new hires in the past few years. As a recruiter, you have probably already seen that it has gotten much harder to establish first contact with candidates and to maintain contact over the course of the hiring process.

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Written by emissary
Feb 5, 2019 9:45:00 AM 0 Comments

How Recruiters Can Avoid Being Ghosted

If you recruit today you’ve probably noticed that “ghosting” may be creeping into your hiring process by candidates who consider themselves in charge due to a tight labor market. A recent Washington Post article highlighted that candidates are blowing off interviews and workers are turning into no-shows, unable to be contacted further. It’s especially problematic in lower wage positions.

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Written by emissary
Jan 28, 2019 3:50:54 PM 0 Comments

The Golden Rules of Rejecting Candidates

 Here’s a statement that won’t get much argument. Recruiters hate sending rejection emails and candidates hate getting them. It’s no wonder then that most companies don’t pay much attention to this important recruiting chore. But with a little thought and effort your company can easily improve the rejection process in order to change that dynamic.

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Written by emissary
Oct 16, 2018 11:46:57 AM 0 Comments

Attracting the Next Generation Workforce, Gen Z

Believe it or not, most millennials are now in their late 20s and 30s. While recruiting Millennials is still a priority in human resources, most are now past their entry-level roles. Today, a new generation, Generation Z, is beginning to enter the workforce. And employers should know what appeals to them in order to convince them to come work for you.

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