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Indeed The Job Offer: What Do Candidates Really Care About?
The job market is more competitive each and every day. Attracting the best talent now requires a flawless and compelling recruiting process. But even as that process is becoming more sophisticated, almost half of all job offers are being rejected. What are candidates looking for and where are employers falling short? Our latest report, Talent Attraction Study: What Matters to the Modern Candidate, revealed which factors candidates consider when deciding to accept or reject a job offer. The Indeed...
 Indeed - 56 min 31 sec ago
Indeed HR Roles Are Becoming More Specialized & Diverse
Some of today’s most important conversations are happening in the realm of HR. Whether it’s about #RealDiversityNumbers, when a contractor is more like a part-time employee and even the ethics of a company’s supply chain, HR departments are now being tasked with driving organizational change for the better. As a result, more and more companies are creating highly strategic HR functions and staffing them with specialists who can take on and enrich these discussions. Today, there is a wider...
 Indeed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:44
Indeed Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker [Video]
67% of employed adults in the labor force are actively looking or open to a new job, according to a recent survey conducted online in March by Harris Poll on behalf of Indeed. These are the type of people who are keeping an eye on employment trends and new career opportunities that could ultimately lead to landing their dream job, and they prefer to find those opportunities themselves rather than being contacted by a recruiter. We asked a few of these candidates what’s on their mind during a...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:42
Indeed The Fastest Growing Job Searches in Key US Cities
Job seekers are expressing an increasing interest in remote work, suggesting that for some jobs, location may matter less and less. But for the majority of jobs, location is still a huge factor. By examining the fastest growing jobs in some of the largest cities in the country, we can learn more about which kinds of jobs are capturing people’s attention and where they’d like to do that job. After looking at the job search trends in 10 key cities, we found interesting commonalities and diversions...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 15:04
Indeed Why Aren’t There More Women in Tech?
According to Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, women made up 37% of all computer science graduates in 1984. Today, that same figure is less than 18%. With 1.4 million STEM jobs opening in the next 20 years and a significant talent shortage, employers are hard pressed to find enough candidates to meet the demand for high-skill tech jobs—and it’s alarming to learn that 30 years on, fewer women are entering the field. Employers today need to attract many different kinds of people to...
 Indeed - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:55
EmploymentMetrix 74% of HR Professionals Are Liars: They Claim That They Don’t Research Candidates On Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn
How can this be right? 74% of employers said they don’t search for candidates on social media during the hiring process? Searching for candidates on social media sites should certainly be in a recruiters bag of tricks.
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:24
Indeed How One Company Leverages Employer Brand to Hire Customer-Oriented Employees
Repairing more than 1 million windshields per year, building relationships with over 3 million customers, and running more than 5,000 shops across the US requires a great amount of human capital. That’s why Safelite Autoglass places such a high value on finding the right people to join their company. This service-oriented organization specializes in repairing or replacing car windshields when they’re broken. Since most of their customers have just experienced a stressful event that caused...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:16
PostJobFree Resume attachments in job applications
Two month ago recruiters asked me to attach resumes to job application emails.One month ago PostJobFree team made it happen.Now when you post jobs we email you job applications and include candidate's resume as an attachment.Here is how it works:1) File formatIf job seeker uploaded resume in PDF format - we send you their original PDF resume.If job seeker uploaded resume in MS word or other text formats or just copy-pasted their resume - we convert that into DOCX and attach to the application...
 PostJobFree - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 20:43
Indeed Active vs. Passive Candidates: Who Would You Prefer to Hire?
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear…” This simple line from Eleanor Roosevelt could easily sum up how some of the best candidates think about their job search. Today, 71% of adults in or looking to enter the labor force say they are actively looking for or open to a new job and 73% agree it’s important to be aware of jobs that are currently out there, regardless of whether they’re employed or not. While the...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 12:46
Civil Engineering Central Flashback: Where Have All The Civil Engineering Firms Gone?
According to press announcements, there have been at least 30 merger/acquisitions within the past MONTH in the US civil engineering and architectural consulting firm community. The blog below is just as relevant today as when it first ran on Civil Engineering Central in 2008. Refresh yourself with the write up and let us know what you think of the continued consolidation in our industry! Acquisitions in the civil engineering community exploded in 2007 with steady activity up to now. A client...
 Civil Engineering Central - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 15:55
Indeed Candidate Personas: What They Are & Why You Need Them
Today, highly qualified candidates have many choices and are carefully considering their options—71% of employed adults are currently looking for or open to a new job and 90% of employed adults hired in the past year took action to find a job only six months prior to being hired. This talent pool is active and educated about the job market, and employers need to be aware of how they’re searching for and considering their next opportunity. To attract your ideal candidate, you need an in-depth...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:49
EmploymentMetrix 7 Ways to Attract Candidates Like a Silicon Valley Startup
It seems like every day I read a news story about a tech startup in Silicon Valley that receives millions of dollars in funding and given that I got my start at a startup (See what I did there?) I...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:53
EmploymentMetrix How to Balance Your Workload & Hire at the Same Time
One of the most prominent small business trends in recent years is getting the hiring manager involved in the hiring process. It sounds obvious, but there was a time when hiring managers simply told recruiters to bring back the best...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:42
EmploymentMetrix How to Hire for the One Position You Can't Seem to Fill
In a candidate-driven market, finding the right people for the job can be hard. Up to 40% of employers report having a hard time filling positions. When you have empty seats at the office, you’re missing out on productivity and...
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:30
Indeed How Are Job Seekers Reacting to the Debt Crisis in Greece?
It will be years before we can measure the full effect of the current debt crisis in Greece. It’s not only troubling to European creditors and financial markets, but also to people searching for jobs in the country—and job seekers’ reactions to these recent events is one thing we can begin measuring today. Job searches in Greece were down 36.6% as a share of overall job search traffic on Indeed in the first quarter of 2015 as compared to 2013, the year after Greece’s first debt scare...
 Indeed - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 10:19
Indeed Do You Know How Many Candidates Are Reaching You by Phone?
Today, employers reach candidates in a number of ways. With more ways to source talent comes the need to track the success of each channel and make decisions about where to invest in the future. When every action a candidate takes happens online, this tracking is easy to do—especially with tools like Conversion Tracker. But things get more complicated when an online job search leads to an offline action. This is problematic for employers who receive many job applications by phone. How do you...
 Indeed - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 14:02
Civil Engineering Central Civil Engineering Employees Should Embrace Company Ownership
Privately held civil engineering firms can attract staff by offering the benefit of ownership through Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). Privately held firms give stock to motivate and reward employees. Companies also offer staff the chance to purchase company stock. Work hard and own a piece of the company, which translates to employees sharing in the success! Today as firms build succession plans and transition leadership, implementation of ESOPs are increasing. Steve Gido, Principal at...
 Civil Engineering Central - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 09:45
Indeed Who Actively Looks for Jobs Today? Answer: Almost Everyone [New Data]
In the strengthening economy, more people are employed and skilled candidates are even harder for employers to come by. This creates a new reality for employers that are competing to find and attract the same in-demand talent. How do talented people approach the job search today and what influences their decisions to change jobs? The recruiting industry has traditionally believed that to attract skilled workers, employers must be prepared to source “passive” candidates: people who are employed...
 Indeed - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:20
Indeed Uncovering the Human Side of Job Search With Brandon Stanton
After family and health, career events have the biggest impact on people’s lives. And rightfully so—our career decisions and daily career-related activities can significantly influence our stress, happiness and overall perceptions of ourselves. Talent professionals are often responsible for helping people through moments of career change by introducing them to new jobs or bringing them into a new role. Empathy is an asset for recruiters in these moments, and hearing people’s stories...
 Indeed - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:50
Indeed How Much Should You Budget for a Job Posting?
Since the days of newspaper job ads, job postings have relied on a pay per post model. Regardless of how many candidates they received, employers were required to pay a flat rate. Today, the model is different. While many job boards still require employers to pay per post, jobs on Indeed work on a pay for performance model. Employers aren’t charged for putting their posting on Indeed—instead, they can choose to set a budget to attract the right talent and are only charged when candidates...
 Indeed - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:48

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