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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Digital Storytelling is Critical to an Effective Employment & Hiring Strategy

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

Just like the consumer industry, our reliance on technology particularly in the field of HR and recruiting is growing every single day. We rely more on technology, tools and digital properties to help us accomplish more with what feels like less time every single day. For job seekers whether they are passive or active candidates , the challenge is accessing relevant information quickly, which for a job seeker, is information about a company they are considering as a future employer or immediately.

The solution requires a full recruitment marketing and employment branding strategy where HR technologies like Talent Circles provide a community focused on content marketing, access of information, resources and most importantly facilitates the art of digital storytelling.

Are you looking to build an employment brand because your job seekers are looking and listening? They are waiting for you to tell your company culture and workplace story. And yet, CareerBuilder’s recent October 2013 found that only 38 percent of recruiters and companies believe their company has a defined, concrete digital story tale and employment branding strategy.

The digital story of your organization provides candidates with resources, information and insights into what it’s like working at your company. It should be told through more than a 90 second recruitment video, but through multiple employment branding touches including recruiter interactions, articles, power point presentations, webinars and pictures showing the culture and real life stories of what it is in it for them to work at your company.

And differentiation in the world of recruitment and hiring is starts with your digital storytelling. These electronic resources created to share insights to a very specific job seeker audience can be a powerful ally in presenting your company to a qualified candidate long before they become fully engaged in their job search intentions and strategy.

This differentiation does more than just attract your most qualified job seekers based on targeted resources and information. Your stories create a reputation demonstrating to job seekers how you value the candidates you will eventually hire but more importantly, your stories send a message to the larger percentage of job seekers who will not work for your company. By providing your job seekers resources and information regardless of their employment status with your company, you are accomplishing something which 44 percent of your competitors don’t bother doing. And that is engaging, acknowledging or even receipt of the candidate’s employment application which provides a nearly intangible value of engaging your customers, candidates and shareholders on all fronts unifying and reinforcing your company’s business proposition and strategy which is a win-win for all parties.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Performance of Now: 4 Ways to Compete in Hiring and Recruiting

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

On Sunday, my family and I hopped in the car to make our way to the pumpkin patch as part of our fall festivities. Using my GPS we planned our route to the pumpkin patch only to be alerted to traffic accident that kept me from this amazing family memory. Ryleigh, my daughter was visibly upset, and we quickly scrambled to rectify the situation immediately. With a simple smartphone in hand, the answer was upon me. Crisis averted and not a second too soon, we located a different pumpkin patch just five miles in the opposite direction from the congested highway road. I had the power of now to find a solution and trouble shoot my problem immediately.

We are living in the world of now where consumers, customers, stockholders, bosses and employees are expecting answers as well as results almost immediately. That’s a hard idea to swallow especially when you are dealing with traditional process like hiring and recruiting.

As the candidate experience and the importance of candidate engagement become more important in reaching top talent, we are faced with a dilemma: either change our tactics or stay the same. Except that staying the same doesn’t present a long-term reasonable solution when the world is moving forward and you are refusing to change.

Understand Your Audience. Before you say it, or write it, think about the listener and the reader. Understanding your audience is the most critical step in this process. Without knowing the needs and wants of your audience there is no sure way to compete in the hiring and recruiting field.

Provide them with NOW resources for the questions they aren’t asking. One of the major frustrations of the job seeker is not having accessible information when they need it. Creating a Talent Network that acts as a hub of information is a sure way to provide adequate resources and answer the questions that all job seekers might have about your company.

Offer up real time service NOW. According to a recent post by ERE.net, Microsoft has made it a priority to rid themselves of desktop applications and go straight the Apply-From-Your-Phone tool. Offering candidates a real-time NOW solution is the only way to compete with competitors in regards to your recruiting efforts.

Create a plan for engaging. Creating a formal candidate engagement process is necessary to plan out your strategy when engaging candidates. We wrote an article last week on How to Win at Candidate Engagement in Corporate Recruiting and Hiring and in essence, this is what you need to do when planning for engagement.

Hiring the right talent is the only way that companies survive in a changing and sensitive economic environment. Understanding your audience, providing them with NOW resources, offering real-time information, and having an overall engagement strategy is the key to the success of any hiring and recruiting strategy.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

How to Win at Candidate Engagement in Corporate Recruiting and Hiring

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

We all know that employment branding and candidate engagement are important in recruiting the best candidates, supporting the larger business brand and market initiatives as well as providing job seekers information and timely updates on where they stand in the hiring and recruitment process.

As social media continues to push companies to provide real time engagement and information to their customers, so is candidate engagement for prospective job seekers who increasingly are customers of your company’s product or service first.

Candidate engagement is more than just an automated email to a job seeker when they apply or if you don’t go forward with them in the hiring process. It’s a deliberate act where companies and recruiting teams work to reach the job seeker prior to them applying or expressing interest in the job opening as well as throughout the entire hiring, recruitment and candidate courting process.

Candidate engagement does more than provide job seekers and prospective employees with a warm and fuzzy feeling. A candidate engagement process creates a formal strategy that helps to define and outline the different engagement and relationship points with your prospective employee. While I’m a fan of informal conversations, having an information communication and engagement strategy in place creates not only a consistent flow but allows recruiters and hiring managers to create a standard engagement strategy that supports the over candidate experience which in turns sets the state for your company’s formal employee engagement strategy.

Companies with formalized and deliberate employee engagement strategies can link the success of these programs directly to employee productivity, lower turnover and success as an employee. In fact, Aberdeen’s September 2013 Employee Engagement study shows that 75%of best in class organizations are able to align changes in organizational profitability to employee engagement efforts compared to 31% of all other companies.
  • Create a Formal Candidate Engagement Process. Map out your candidate engagement process. Document that engagement points and the responsibility of who will make contact or engagement with the prospective employee. Create a consistent flow of engagement allowing for candidates like customers to experience consistent and amazing service regardless of where they are in the candidate selection process.
  • Leverage Technology. Aside from automated email messages and turndown letters, consider create ways to reach your job seekers using technology but with a custom touch. This could be in the form of creating custom recruiter template messages, text alerts directly to job seekers or live online chats or informational webinars between recruiters and candidates to field questions and give them insights into the culture of your company.
  • Spice Up Your Delivery. Not every individual responds or prefers communication and engagement the same way. Different mediums and methods resonate with audiences depending on experience, age, geography and other factors. Use a variety of methods to delivery your communications like video, content marketing through blogs, social media or mobile messaging. Ask your recent hires their preferred ways to receive communications and prepare to change and customize your delivery methods frequently.
  • Provide Resources and References for Job Search Success. A job seeker’s biggest frustration about the hiring process aside from receiving consistent communication from employers about the status of their application is feedback and how they, the job seeker can improve in marketing themselves as a potential employee. Companies are reluctant to give individual feedback so they opt for no feedback, resources or information leaving candidates feeling alone, upset and in the dark. A simple job search toolkit provided to every job seeker who isn’t offered a position is a great way to help job seeker’s understand the hiring process, ease frustration and leave feeling warm and fuzzy feelings about your company.

Candidate engagement doesn’t have to be complicated to be effective when building relationships with job seekers who are considering working at your company. A simple yet deliberate and planned approach is often best providing information about the hiring process, updates on the current status of application and available resources about your company and the overall hiring process sets the stage for the marketing, customer and employee engagement efforts at your company.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Monday, October 21, 2013

The Talent Mandate: Why Smart Companies Put People First, by Andrew Benett

Authored by Andrew Benett, the global president of Havas Worldwide and two co-authors Ann O'Reilly and W. Barksdale Maynard, respectively Content Director and Researcher, also at Havas, The Talent Mandate: Why Smart Companies Put People First is an excellent book composed of two main sections:
  • A Transformed Business Environment, which explains the need to start a Conversation on Talent. 
  • Six Essential Strategies for Success: When people are the actual assets of most companies, hiring and nurturing top talent is the way to build up and sustain competitive advantage.

Look for "talent," and not simply for "workers"
The change in terminology mirrors a significant change in the business environment. Silicon Valley can be deemed to have a significant place in the "Talent Revolution." However business and sociological changes have compelled lots of organizations, regardless of their size and activity, to place a premium on "T-shaped employees," expression coined in 1991 by David Guest in 1991 to define employees who combine vertical expertise with the experience and ability to work across functions, as well as on millennials who will account for three out of every four workers globally by 2025.

The semantic difference between workers and talent is critical: "workers" are supposed to do things the way they were always done. Talent makes things happen in "The Rise of the ideas economy," where it's not enough to fill a position, and where creativity and agility matter.

The mandate is to ultimately "turn your company as a talent magnet" and address new expectations, ranging from a new emphasis on paychecks with a purpose, to the desire of a more sustainable work-life integration, an uninterrupted digital life as well as more eclectic career paths: "Top recruits are unwilling to sacrifice their own brands to prop up companies that are unlikely to take them where they want to go."

The six essential strategies to success
This is the heart of the book in six recommendations: 1) Cultivate Your Culture, 2) Attend to Your DNA, 3) Live What’s Next, 4) Create a Sense of Dynamism, 5) Be People-Centric, 6) Make It Mean Something.

These six essential strategies are illustrated through multiple studies of "talent centric" organizations such as Zappos, DreamWorks, Hall Capital Partners, Whirlpool, Unilever, Nestle or Dow Chemical to name a few. Mike Bailen summarizes quite eloquently what Zappos is looking for: “We need our employees to be versatile and adaptable because Zappos embraces and drives change (this is a core value, after all). If employees are too specialized and  compartmentalized, it limits our ability to evolve. However, we do need our new hires to fully understand and deliver on the job they are brought in for.”

The days of "the 1955 novel The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit and a stifling kind of hyper-conformity," are gone, and an astonishing 84% of senior business leaders surveyed agree with this statement: “I am most interested in hiring people who are smart and passionate, even if they do not yet possess the skills we need," again validating the findings and advice of George Anders.

The talent mandate starts at the top. Talent is not just the focus of HR and the recruiting departments. It's the business of every single stakeholder, starting with executives capable of commissioning new best practices and entrusting business leaders to follow suit. Now how can the mandate actually be carried out? "To create a company that is relentlessly creative and entrepreneurial, you have to start at the beginning— with hiring," Andrew Benett rightfully notes.

Yet, what about the "how" of the implementation? It's clear that the mandate entails rethinking the entire talent acquisition function and requires a whole new generation of technology capable of engaging with talent and supporting novel HR content marketing strategies — an additional dimension to the what Andrew Benett call the "we space.". You can't reach the moon without a spacecraft!

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Employers Pressured to Adopt Candidate Experience & Engagement Programs

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

Engagement, relationships and sentiment are important topics for most business leaders and marketers today. Our increased connectedness and use of technology for information are driving businesses to an unprecedented level of engagement-focused marketing. It’s a trend that’s shifting into employees and candidates. The expectation and relationship between employers, employees and job seekers is forever changing.

September 2013 research by Aberdeen supports the growing importance and use of marketing and engagement campaigns targeting job seekers, candidates and employees. Only 55% of companies are satisfied with their organization’s workplace engagement efforts while 2013 Gallup study finds that 70% of employees admit to being disengaged at work. Clearly, there is a disconnect somewhere.

Candidate experience and employee engagement programs are the answer. Engagement, information and connectedness are the key to a healthy candidate and employee base. One of the easiest ways to gain a competitive advantage is creating an experience for not only your employees, but future candidates that’s unmatched. This will not only help create an engaging and more productive workplace, but it’ll allow you to recruit better candidates that’ll turn into even better employees.

Each company that is successful in any type of candidate or employee engagement programs is creating programs that focus solely on the actual experience. They all treat their candidates with respect no matter if they’re currently qualified for a job and they treat their employees more like partners instead of worker bees that quickly become disengaged with mundane tasks.

In order to be successful at adopting a candidate experience and engagement programs companies have to have clear objectives and follow-through with their program. The 2012 Candidate Experience Survey data validated the fact that a company’s willingness to communicate and be available left a greater impression on the candidate and was greatly appreciated. With this type of information out there it’s important to be ahead of the curve and start adopting programs that highlight the candidate and your employees. Without it, you’ll lose top talent that impacts your company’s customer traffic and sales as well.

What are your hesitations about implementing programs like the ones discussed? Have you noticed exceptional results after implementing programs like these? Let us know.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Talent Acquisition Strategies Are Not One Size Fits All

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

I certainly can speak first hand in the value of learning, growing and listening to others both personally and professionally. There’s value in hearing best practices, advice and other’s strategies especially when it comes to talent acquisition and the human capital industry. Unfortunately, each businesses staffing, retention and hiring challenges are unique and there is no single plug and play strategy. Answers to talent acquisition challenges no matter how big or small are never one size fits all.

The discussion that’s happening around the perfect one size fits all recruiting strategy is interesting because it just doesn’t exist in today’s recruiting world. Within companies of all sizes and locations, recruiting teams, managers, and executives all struggle to hire and retain the best talent. The fact that is your size and location create their own unique challenges when it comes to talent acquisition.

Understanding your company’s challenges is the first step into being able to recruit more effectively while overcoming talent acquisition issues. Smaller companies might have a harder time attracting top-level candidates because they’re not able to offer all the perks that more established companies bring to the table. On the reverse, larger companies can struggle with being able to offer top talent career paths that suit their ambitions.

Before you can start evaluating working trends you must start researching. As with any project you undertake you must first research the issues that your company faces in your talent acquisition strategy. Whether it is that your location is dense with competitors or you don’t have available resources to deliver the same amount of perks or compensation. Find out a list of what’s working based on industry trends by researching then conduct these four methods of evaluation:

Company employee surveys: One of the easiest and most honest ways of obtaining feedback is conducting an employee survey. Make sure the survey is private so you’re able to collect real feedback. This’ll give you direct insight into how your employees feel about the direction and overall culture for your company. This will help you improve tactics to better your organization making talent acquisition much easier.

Focus group research: The use of focus groups to evaluate current practices and standards for your company will help understand the importance in a collectively thought-out environment.

Benchmarking: If you’re going to implement changes within your organization its important to do so in a manner that allows you to see real results. Benchmark where you were prior to implementing better methods of talent acquisition strategies. This will allow you to understand the benefit or risks based on new strategies.

Colleagues in the industry: Last but certainly not least, ask your peers. Most are willing to help you in your search to build a better organization. Find those who have their PHR, SPHR or have years of experience. 9 out of 10 times they’ll even give you personal advice on what has worked for them or they’ll point you in the right direction.

Finding the perfect fit for your company takes research, planning, evaluating, and sometimes repeating all of those. Look for industry standards, but don’t take them at face value because one thing that might hurt a company could potentially be very beneficial for your company. For instance, take a look at your content marketing strategy and make it one that excels. Companies stand out when they address candidates in a way that resonates with them and work on providing a candidate experience that emphasizes the qualities and uniqueness of the company.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

How to Woo Knowledge Workers Away from the Competition

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

This is a two part series on recruiting and retaining knowledge workers. Click here to read part one.

As I mentioned earlier, knowledge workers are one of your company’s most valuable assets and while creating a strategy and culture kept on retaining them at your workplace, it’s likely that your employer’s efforts won’t keep everyone from jumping ship. It’s important to take a balanced retention and recruiting approach.

Find insights from your current knowledge workers. This balanced approach starts with asking for information and preferences from your current knowledge workers you employ. Whether it’s a formal survey or a series of focus groups, start talking to your current employees before you create a campaign to recruit internally and externally.

Create focused environments for learning, work and collaboration. Knowledge workers are at their happiest when they are inspired, comfortable and most productive. By creating an environment and culture that works best for these individuals, you can begin to build an employment brand and story to share with prospective candidates focused on the ways that they work and perform at their best.

Create your story and target job seekers appropriately. Great workplaces focused on the above perks and culture deserved to be shared with an employment branding strategy. Keep in mind that messaging, including content marketing like video and blogs, placement and marketing are key for this savvy and smart audience of candidates who are in short supply.

Create opportunities to engage. As part of your employment branding and recruiting efforts, it’s important to create focused environments with the purposes of engaging, sharing and learning for these highly sought after group of employees. Talent networks are a great place to start offering a highly dynamic and polished online environment centering on the prospective employee.

This balanced recruiting approach focuses on employment branding and the realization that when you are marketing job opportunities, your culture and benefits at your company, it’s not only external candidates and customers that are watching and listening, it’s also monitored by your current employees. Which makes the balance of content, information and resources shared even more important because with your employment branding efforts your not only wooing workers away from your competition, your retaining employees at your company.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

How to Retain Your Knowledge Workers #HRTechConf

By Jessica Miller-Merrell

This is part one of a two part series on recruiting and retaining knowledge workers.

When it comes to your most valuable employees, these knowledge workers are high in demand and short in supply. Defined by Peter Drucker in 1959, knowledge workers are a person or persons who creates, exchanges, works with and manages knowledge or information. It’s their brains not brawns which are sought after by employers and used to create a competitive advantage. They are one of your organization’s most valuable human capital assets and it’s important to create a strategy to retain those assets, is it not?

Basic economics tells us that when demand is high, we pay a monetary premium for the product, information and services for the product or in this case knowledge we seek and knowledge workers are in high demand with low supply. Seems like everywhere I turn in Silicon Valley companies are seeking developers, engineers, data scientists and analysts who are experts in their particular fields and experts agree that the demand will only increase putting these candidates in the driver seat. These knowledge workers we employ are probably some of the best in the business. And it’s likely that they impact our organization in untold ways, which is why it’s even more important than before to keep them from seeking greener pastures at somewhere else or worse yet our competition.

Competitors are also targeting these knowledge workers will full force. Recruiters are connecting with them on LinkedIn, being chummy at cocktail receptions and monitoring their whereabouts and activities on the web looking for the slightest indication that they might be in the market to work somewhere new.
  • Offer Position Rotation Programs. Knowledge workers like to lean and absorb. They like knowledge, and more importantly they like to be challenged in an academic and information sense. Keep them interested, engaged and learning at your workplace. 
  • Foster Innovation. There is nothing worse as someone who enjoys ideas and outside the box thinking that having your creativity stifled whether it’s a bad boss, being bogged down in workplace processes or feeling like your work and ideas aren’t important in the work you are doing. 
  • Focus on Management. Experts like Associate Professor, Beth Bechk at the University of California believe that manager styles are important in retaining our knowledge class. She and others suggest taking a matrix management approach focused on being a coach and less of a boss in order to retain your best and brightest employees.
The real key to retaining your knowledge worker starts with how you treat and engage your employees, regardless of level, skill or their importance at your organization. Knowledge workers like every other group of employees assist your organization in driving sales and revenue which are key to staying a profitable company.

Join me for part 2 of the knowledge worker series as we discuss best practices in how to recruit your knowledge workers away from your competition.

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

6 Recruiting and Employment Technology Trends #HRTechConf

By Jessica Miller-Merrell
With the human resources technology conference just a few short days from beginning, I’m excited to attend the conference to learn, enjoy and talk all about technology and it’s future in the human capital industry. Technology plays an essential part of our daily life from brewing a cup of coffee to driving to work to paying your bills online, it helps us stay productive and juggle the growing work and personal demands we have in our daily lives.

Technology, often thought of as purely as a way for consumers to improve their productivity and quality of life, is seeping its way into other places saving time, driving innovation and helping to make our work selves more efficient, productive and more compliant in the human capital industry.

Technology found it’s home in human resources and human capital in the 1990’s offering candidate application and compliance storage making it easier for HR to store, organize and manage the growing requirements as an employer obligated under a number of US laws and governing agencies.

Over the last 30 years, human resources and recruiting technology has evolved beyond compliance to nearly ever facet of the hiring and employee life cycle. This adoption has grown in due part to workplace technology companies moving to the cloud allowing for instant access to company information, reporting and increased storage of data for the purposes of human capital and employees.

The most exciting innovations are happening in recruitment especially sourcing and hiring with the evolution of a number of key recruiting and selection technologies.
  • Video Interviewing. The benefit of video interviewing speaks for itself. This technology provides obvious cost reduction and time saving benefits. The technology provides candidates and recruiters increase selection for both parties.

  • Job Matching. As I mentioned, time management is a growing concern for recruiters who are increasingly managing more job requisitions and candidates for their job openings. Job matching technology makes it easier for qualified candidates to apply for jobs they are qualified for and allows qualified candidates to rise above. Click here to read more about job matching.

  • Candidate Assessments & Testing. Pre-employment assessment and skills testing are great ways to quickly determine if your candidate has the skills and knowledge to do the job. Company recruiting teams are drawn to these tests as they better qualify candidates. The key is that the testing needs to be customized to the job, the skills and knowledge required to do the job.

  • Candidate Sourcing. With the rise of social networks and the amount of information shared by candidates online, sourcing is an extremely beneficial way to research and engage candidates before they apply. The challenges with sourcing technology is finding accurate and relevant database in which to mine from as well as algorithms that aid in determining if the candidate’s activity and knowledge shared is a fit for your job opening.

  • Job Distribution. While relatively basic, job distribution is an important part of the social recruiting process. Companies reach job seekers a number of different ways such as content marketing, search engine optimization and the use of job feeds to distribute jobs to various channels either within an internal talent network or external network like social media. Job distribution will continue to evolve and become more targeted as the activity online and our reliance on social networks continues to grow.

  • Candidate Customization in the age of the Candidate Experience. Knowledge workers and highly sought after job seekers are in limited supply which makes the candidate experience even more important than ever before. Customized experiences using recruiting and HR technology can help elevate your company’s recruiting efforts and employment brand starting with specialized content marketing, video, documentation and photos that provide our candidates the best experience, messaging and information to woo them away from the competition.
The world is moving faster than ever before. Technology, inside as well as outside of the human capital industry is improving and the information available to our employees, customers and candidates is growing at a mind-boggling rate. Recruiting and hiring technologies like the above mentioned are helping to shape our future workplaces and providing recruiters and managers with improved resources and tools to help us succeed.

Want to learn more about cutting edge recruiting technologies like those described above? Request a demo with Talent Circles today. 

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is a workplace and technology strategist specializing in social media. She’s an author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. You can follow her on Twitter @blogging4jobs

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Semantic Job Matching: A phenomenal plus for recruiters AND candidates

As an increasing number of companies create their private talent networks to remain close to their active and passive candidates and offer them the best possible brand experience, semantic job matching is a phenomenal plus for both candidates and employers.

For employers, a talent network is a live reservoir of candidates. They can drastically shorten their time-to-hire by leveraging the easy graphical interface that allows them to instantly:
  • Identify and sort matching members with a percentage match for any job opening posted on the talent network;

  • Find the jobs that fit a candidate's profile;
  • Define matching settings along several criteria (Experience, Location, Education, Job Titles, Skills, Groupings, Languages, Certifications, Management and Executive Levels).

For candidates, semantic job matching is equally valued. Because candidates are live entities in your talent network (and not just names in a database), they can look up opportunities that best correspond to their profile. Just as recruiters, they can fine-tune their search along multiple criteria. As a result also, they can better evaluate for themselves why they might not be selected for positions they initially thought would be a good fit for them.

Talent Acquisition in the social media era is all about ensuring the best candidate experience possible. By empowering your candidates to analyze job opportunities, you give them the personalized and transparent experience that they expect. Of course, job matching drastically improves the recruiter experience. When you have the right match in your live Rolodex, you do not need to broadcast all your job openings and hope for the best for weeks only to find out that none of the respondents have the aptitudes and attitude you want!

Job Matching is a powerful complement to the multiple other features of TalentCircles that power continuous engagement between your company and your passive candidates, including automated email notifications, pre-recorded interviews and skill assessment questionnaires, live video interviews, chat conversations, blogs, or webinars.