May 20
 
Best Workforce Trends & Social Recruiting Blog Posts This Week!

LinkedIn threw HRTech software providers and many employers for a loop last week when they implemented changes to their API that restricts the use of their “Apply With LinkedIn” feature. But us tech nerds aren’t the only ones struggling with LinkedIn these days. According to Irina Shamaeva anyone using LinkedIn’s “Job Posting” feature to recruiting is at risk of alienating potential hires by no fault of their own. Why You Lose Potential Candidates with LinkedIn …

May 18
What 1,355 Millennial Candidates Want in a Job

Over the next the next decade Baby Boomers will leave the work force en mass. 62% of Fortune 100 companies believe that this will lead to a skilled labour shortage that will negatively effect their organization. Companies need to start planning ahead and gearing their human resources department, recruitment, and retention efforts towards qualified millennial candidates if they want to avoid the negative effects of this “Baby Boomer Brain Drain.” Gen Y’s employment patterns contrast …

May 13
Workforce Trends: Boomer Brain Drain, Employee Unrest, and Faking It

Know your candidate is one of the major tenants of recruitment. This knowledge informs how your reach job seekers, how you sell your company to them, and how you convert them into applicants. To help you stay abreast of the latest workforce trends we’ve gathered 5 excellent blog posts about today’s candidates. Baby Boomer Brain Drain – Alison Napolitano 10, 000 Baby Boomers turn 65 each day! – Click to Tweet Baby Boomers exiting the …

May 11
5 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Reach

At Jobcast we have a pretty good Facebook following for a b2b business of our size. According to Facebook’s Pages to Watch feature, only 1 out of our 6 main competitors’ Pages has more Likes than ours. Even though this competitor is winning the war for Page likes, when it comes to engagement our Page outranks them by about 20%. But, of course, we would still like to see our Page grow and reach more …

May 6
Social Recruiting Links: From Social Loyalty to the After Effects of Mobilegeddon!

If you need a hand staying on top of the latest trends in social media in order to keep your social recruiting current, then we’ve got you covered! For this week’s link love we’ve rounded up the best new blog posts on social media, mobile, and social recruiting for your reading pleasure. In the articles linked bellow you’ll find excellent information on everything from how job seekers behave on Twitter to how Mobilegeddon actually affected website …

May 4
6 Ways to Build Employee Trust

Employees in any organization are heavily invested in their time at work. Trust is often cited as one of the main hallmarks of a successful company and building employee trust is essential to the running and success of any given team. According to Harvard Business Review, “Your employees must believe in each other. When they don’t, communication, teamwork and performance inevitably suffer.” So how do you go about building a winning team that trusts each …

Apr 29
Social Recruiting Essentials, Employer Brand Bliss, and Recruiting Like a Super Hero

Social recruiting is still confusing for a lot of people. There are so many different networks, strategies, and stats to consider that it is easy to get overwhelmed. This leads many a smart HR professional to put social media on the back burner. Considering job seekers increasing use of social networks to look for work and the role that social media plays in mobile-friendly candidate experience, this tactic just isn’t practical. Which is why I …

Apr 27
Mobilegeddon: How Social Can Save Your Mobile Recruiting

On April 21st Google changed its search algorithm in a major way. Google mobile search results will now rank mobile-friendly sites higher than non-mobile-friendly sites. About 38% of Enterprise level websites are negatively affected by this update and millions of sites will take a hit to their SEO. Why does Mobilegeddon matter for recruiting? 30% of all Google searches are employment related. (Source: The Muse) – Click to Tweet  Mobile recruiting matters because your company’s …

Apr 22
Mobilegeddon: Recruiting and Candidate Experience

Mobilegeddon is upon us! As of yesterday Google’s new algorithm of SEO annihilation will begin to affect mobile search results. How exactly will Mobilegeddon affect you? When you do a Google search on your phone the results will rank mobile-friendly sites. Which doesn’t really seem all that scary… Except that millions of sites will be impacted. More specifically Google will downgrade 38% of all enterprise websites over the coming weeks. This will shake up online …

Apr 20
How to Build an Award-Winning Team Culture

Creating and maintaining a successful team culture is one of the most effective ways to retain staff, keep them engaged, and ensure your company is meeting its targets. Today, workers place a higher importance on the culture of an organization – if they don’t feel valued, appreciated and that they are a good “fit” they are more likely to move on. Equally, hiring managers seek to fill roles with staff that enhance the company’s image, …