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Indeed 5 Trends Shaping the Talent Driven Economy [New Research]
Six years ago, there were 6.2 unemployed job seekers for every one job opening. Today, it’s 1.7 unemployed job seekers for every job. That’s a big improvement and it means that rather than looking for any job, most candidates are now employed and can look for the right job. To get a better understanding of what types of jobs people are looking for in this strengthening economy, the Indeed Hiring Lab examined job searches on Indeed to learn which queries have increased the most in the past...
 Indeed - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00
Indeed How One Growing Business Finds Great Jobs for Great Teachers
Like many of the best business ideas, the inspiration for Footprints Recruiting grew out of its founder’s personal experience. As a young teacher abroad, Ben Glickman had learned how rewarding it was to live and work in another country. When he returned to North America, Ben started a business that could connect other teachers to that kind of opportunity. Today, the small and dedicated team at Footprints places native English speakers who are also certified teachers in schools around the globe....
 Indeed - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:00
Indeed The Basics of Applicant Management: 4 Resources to Get You Started
You’ve posted your jobs and begun to receive applications from promising candidates. What’s next? Growing businesses need tools to organize candidates’ information as they look for the right hire — hiring is too important to manage from your inbox when every new addition to the team has such a big impact. The Indeed employer dashboard puts everything you need in one place so you can measure the effectiveness of your recruitment strategy. This dashboard has four resources that...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:00
Indeed Indeed Helps More People Get Hired Than Any Other Job Site
For the fourth year in a row, research from SilkRoad shows that Indeed is the leading source of external hires. SilkRoad tracks the performance of job sites through its applicant tracking system and analyzes data to rank the most effective sources each year. The research is based on 12 million applications, 600,000 interviews and almost 300,000 hires. According to the study, Indeed is the dominant source of both interviews and hires in 2015 — 52% of interviews and 54% of all external online...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:00
Indeed Indeed Partners With Google to Deliver Job Reminders on Your Smartphone
Now cards from Google give people relevant information when it’s most useful to them, such as estimated commute times at the end of a work day, reminders about upcoming travel plans or the status of a delivery item. Google announced today that anyone using the Indeed app for Android can get helpful cards reminding them to follow up on their job search. If you’ve previously searched for and saved jobs on the Indeed app, these cards will prompt you to apply when the time is right, during downtime...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 16:30
Indeed 400 Kids in 7 Countries Voted for Their Dream Jobs
The workforce is driven by people who turn their imagination into reality every day — individuals who come together to achieve things as a team, who share their ideas and give them life. Little by little, or sometimes all at once, these are the people who invent, innovate and bring about great change. Take Your Kids to Work Day is a day to remember the force of imagination and give children a glimpse of what they can be. To get a sense of what kinds of jobs kids imagine for themselves today,...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:00
Indeed How a Leader in Aviation Manufacturing Hires Top Engineering Talent
On a daily basis, more than three million people fly on commercial aircraft. From regional jets to trans-oceanic carriers, every detail on these planes is the result of innovation at the highest level — innovation that’s fueled by leading engineers worldwide. B/E Aerospace makes everything inside commercial and business aircraft — seats, lighting, lavatories and beverage makers, for example. They rely on continually adding high-quality engineering talent to their team to serve their...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:39
EmploymentMetrix Your Applicant Pool Is Depressing Because So Is Your Job Description
When did we all decide that the primary function of a job description is to either bore or terrify potential applicants?
 EmploymentMetrix - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 09:43
Indeed Top 10 Cities for Recent Graduates
Even as the economy improves, it can be difficult for recent college graduates to find their footing in the labor market. Determining the career path you want to start down and the city you want to live in after graduation are life-changing decisions, ones that are hard to make without the right information. To help newly-minted grads make those decisions, Rent.com used data from Indeed and other inputs to find the US cities that provide favorable housing and employment options for young people. First,...
 Indeed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:30
Indeed Employment Opportunity in Renewable Energy Is Rising
Earth Day is just a week away and this year, we’re celebrating the job creation around renewable energy sources and the people who work in green industries. In the US, the solar industry alone employs more than 170,000 thousand people, a 21.8% increase since 2013 — 10 times the growth rate of the US economy overall. Solar requires more people per megawatt of electricity than any other energy source. So, while the sun is certainly doing its part, it’s those people who power the industry’s...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:00
PostJobFree Job Application Autoresponder is ready
We added job application autoresponder because many recruiters requested it.Now when job seeker applies for your jobs, PostJobFree emails an autoresponder message to the job seeker: Email subject: Job application confirmation: Marketing / Sales LeadDeveloperThank you for applying for the position of Marketing / Sales LeadDeveloper.If the company is interested in your application they will contact you ASAP.You may change the autoresponder message:Open postjobfree.comClick on...
 PostJobFree - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 14:51
Indeed Advanced Job Search Techniques to Help You Plan Your Next Career Move
Whether you’re actively searching for a new job or interested in learning about what’s available, there are several ways you can narrow down your options and select the roles that are right for you. Try these five advanced job search techniques while planning your next career move: 1. Upload your resume so employers can find you Thousands of employers search on Indeed Resume every day to find great candidates. They search for the exact skills and experience they need and reach out to candidates...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:25
PostJobFree Job application autoresponder
Several recruiters asked me if PostJobFree can email auto-reply to candidates after they applied for a job.We are working on making it happen.Autoresponder may help recruiters communicate their application process to job seekers and make job seekers more comfortable waiting for recruiter's reply.Please help us shape PostJobFree autoresponder by sharing your feedback:1) Would job application autoresponder help you?2) Would you like to be able to modify autoresponder message (or standard message...
 PostJobFree - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 03:11
EmploymentMetrix Text Messaging Comes to the World of Job Boards
Centralized text recruiting platform TextRecruit and job board Beyond.com have announced a partnership that integrates text messaging directly into the recruitment process.
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 21:16
Indeed The Research & Science Behind Attracting Great Candidates
Last week’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that the unemployment rate for those with a Bachelor’s degree or higher is just 2.5% — at its lowest point in seven years. In the current labor market, today’s in-demand candidates are most likely employed and searching for their next career opportunity. This presents both a challenge and an opportunity for recruiters. On the one hand, it means that competition between employers is getting heated. At the same time,...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:53
Indeed 5 Ways to Take the Guesswork Out of Hiring
As a business owner growing a team of employees or an HR leader trying to attract the best talent, it can be difficult to settle on the right sourcing strategy for your business. How can you be sure you’re investing in the right recruitment channels? And how do you know you’re reaching the right candidates? In our 3-Step Guide to Analytical Recruiting, we covered how you can incorporate metrics into your strategy to answer these questions. A critical step in that process is setting goals around...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:21
Indeed In a Candidate’s Market, More People Search on Indeed for the Right Fit
We’re only one-fourth of the way through 2015, but the year has already been defined by a candidate’s market. In the past few months, the economy has improved for job seekers. Unemployment is down and many of today’s candidates can confidently plan for their next career move by searching for the job that fits them best. In this market, more candidates are coming to Indeed than any other site. Indeed attracts 180 million unique visitors each month — nearly double that of other job...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:23
Indeed Buzzword Job Titles Are on the Decline
In Silicon Valley and beyond, the search for employees with specialized technical expertise has been a driving force behind job title trends in recent years. Many companies sought out top-notch workers by labeling them “gurus,” “ninjas,” and even “wizards.” While these job titles were popular for years, it appears they are now on a downward trend. From their peak in late 2012 to the end of 2014, the share of job postings with buzzword job titles including the terms “ninja,”...
 Indeed - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:37
EmploymentMetrix Don’t Look Now, But Hiring Just Got Harder
If there’s one hiring trend that experts can agree on, it’s that the balance of power has shifted to candidates for the first time in years. Today’s job seekers realize they have more leverage in the hiring process, and companies will need to take a hard look at their recruitment tactics if they want to stay competitive.
 EmploymentMetrix - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:12
Indeed Your 3-Step Guide to Analytical Recruiting
Every day, talent acquisition professionals are tasked with managing requisition loads, building candidate pipelines and investing in sourcing strategies that pay off. All of this takes place in an increasingly competitive recruitment landscape — there are far fewer unemployed job seekers for every job opening than there were just a few years ago. But it’s not all that simple. Last week, the Federal Reserve redefined “normal” unemployment as 5%-5.2%, down from 5.2-5.5%. That means...
 Indeed - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:49

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