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9 Essentials For Recruitmentsuccess

  1. 1. 9 Essentials forRecruitmentSuccess Today
  2. 2. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayHow to improve the speed and quality oftalent acquisition with fewer resourcesThe new world of recruiting is forcing companies to rethink their recruitment strategy. Choosing the right recruiting platform to optimizequality candidates and hires as well as drive greater hiring efficiencies – all while reducing costs – can help companies of all sizes achievesuccess never like before. Based on requirements from our customers and feedback from industry experts, this essentials guide will helpyou determine the value of new recruiting technologies for your company.The 9 essentials for recruiting success today are: • Social recruiting – gain access to relevant talent through • Candidate relationship management – build and engage a social connections talent pool for your company. • Employee referrals – increase high quality, low cost hires • Candidate sourcing and development – find passive through employee networks candidates for your jobs. • Applicant tracking – improve productivity, increase quality • Career site – kick off a great candidate experience with an and improve candidate experience engaging career site. • Email and productivity – enable your team to collaborate • Recruiting intelligence – see what’s working with one easily and get the information they need integrated view of key recruiting data. • Promoting job openings – attract quality talent by promoting job openings across the web.SOCIAL RECRUITING Q Does the product allow anyone to share job openings with their contacts in social YES NO Business reason: Sharing job information in social networks is an efficient, inexpensive method of networks and email? targeting quality talent and expanding talent networks. Q Can recipients directly apply or forward a job invitation to extend reach in talent networks? YES NO Business reason: Giving recipients the ability to easily extend the job invitation to their own networks creates a viral marketing program for your jobs within the networks of employees and their contacts. Q Can you target contacts or broadcast to multiple networks from one place? YES NO Business reason: Having the flexibility to target contacts or broadcast to multiple networks from one place makes it fast and easy for users and their contacts – which increases usage and social referrals. Q Is there matching technology to suggest relevant contacts for the job based on social YES NO Business reason: With advanced matching technology, it’s easier to find the right talent for job profile information? openings – and saves time; employees are more likely to actively refer when it’s fast and easy to do so. Q Can you automate the publishing of jobs to social networks any time? YES NO Business reason: By automating the process of publishing jobs to social networks any time you expedite time to market job openings – and it’s effortless for everyone to help out.2
  3. 3. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodaySOCIAL RECRUITING (cont’) Q Are you able to track how job invitations are shared in 300 social networks, communities YES NO Business reason: Tracking all the job information in hundreds of social channels gives you insight on and blogging platforms? what’s working and not working. Q Can you publish branded job information in social networks? YES NO Business reason: Featuring your company’s brand prominently in social networks builds value for your employment brand. Q Does the product allow anyone to reach prospects on Facebook by easily installing YES NO Business reason: Being able to add a Work with Us on a Facebook page helps you broaden your reach to and using Work with Us on a Facebook page prospective candidates and bring them back to your or fan page ? career site. Q Can any friend on Facebook browse current jobs at your company, apply and forward job YES NO Business reason: Having a presence on Facebook is cost effective and enables people to easily browse invitations? jobs at your company, apply and forward job invitations. Q Are the jobs automatically kept up to date and all referrals tracked? YES NO Business reason: Automating job updates and tracking referrals through Facebook Work with Us saves time and helps you know what’s working. Q Can any employee contribute to recruiting through social networks? YES NO Business reason: By empowering employees to easily invite their social network contacts, your company gains access to a large and growing, but targeted, pool of talent.EMPLOYEE REFERRALS Q Are you able to manage your employee referral program, track referrals and YES NO Business reason: Effective management and tracking of referrals will help you recognize and recognize employee contributions? reward employees, thus increasing participation and quality referrals generated; and referrals are the highest quality, least expensive source of hire. Q Is it easy for all employees to send job invitations to their contacts and social YES NO Business reason: Making it easy for employees to send job invitations and track their referrals networks and see what happened as a result increases adoption and drives up referrals. of their efforts?3
  4. 4. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayEMPLOYEE REFERRALS (cont’) Q Does the product generate recommendations to you on which employees to target for YES NO Business reason: Having an automated recommendation on which employees to target for referral help? referral help saves you time and increases productivity. Q Do you have consistent, easy ways to communicate with employees about job YES NO Business reason: An intuitive, practical, consistently used platform helps you build a culture that drives openings and for employees to communicate and rewards referrals in your company. with you about referrals? Q Are employees – as well as the recruiting team and hiring managers – easily able to tap YES NO Business reason: By providing intuitive, fast ways for employees to tap their social networks, you vastly their social networks with social recruiting expand the pool of talent your company can reach. tools?APPLICANT TRACKING Q Are you able to configure workflows and forms to fit your business processes? YES NO Business reason: With a configurable recruiting technology you have an efficient hiring process that meets your organization’s specific business needs. Q Are you able to prepare and route requisition and offer approvals online? YES NO Business reason: Preparing and routing approvals online saves time, provides accountabilty and ensures approval processes are followed. Q Can you autopopulate requisition fields based on business rules? YES NO Business reason: Autopopulating selected fields saves time and ensures that the requisition is consistent with business guidelines. Q Are your approvals automatically routed based on your organizational structure and YES NO Business reason: Automatic approval routing keeps the process moving and shortens time to approval. your business rules? Q Can you automatically draft offer letters using selected data from your requisition and YES NO Business reason: Automatically populating offer letters with relevant data saves time and eliminates candidate records? errors from manual data entry.4
  5. 5. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayAPPLICANT TRACKING (cont’) Q Can you share pipeline and candidate information with hiring managers via email YES NO Business reason: Giving hiring managers better access and insights into relevant recruiting activities and self-service? raises productivity and elevates collaboration. Q Does the product have a robust, searchable candidate database with data import and YES NO Business reason: Having a robust, searchable candidate database makes it easy to surface the resume parsing? information you need, when you need it. Q Can you get a single view of all candidate activities and communications in real-time? YES NO Business reason: A single view of all candidate activities and communications keeps everyone on the same page, maintains a professional candidate experience and saves time for everyone. Q Can you customize your evaluation forms for different types of interviews or requisitions? YES NO Business reason: Providing relevant evaluation forms raises the level of feedback and quality of dialog about the candidate.EMAIL AND PRODUCTIVITY Q Do you have a shared platform that’s easy to use for everyone involved – hiring managers, YES NO Business reason: With a shared platform, barriers to hiring productivity are removed – no paper, no email approvers, interviewers, schedulers? silos, no delays; everyone can collaborate easily on making quality hires. Q Can you schedule interviews, prepare your team, follow up and collect candidate YES NO Business reason: A consistent and easy online process for interviewing and evaluation raises quality evaluation feedback online? and increases productivity. Q Can everyone automatically receive recruiting information in email or on mobile devices? YES NO Business reason: Gaining immediate access to recruiting information via email or mobile devices increases efficiency, reduces delays and makes it easy to take action. Q Can you automatically invite candidates and send all relevant information and forms – in YES NO Business reason: Increases productivity by eliminating repetitive tasks and ensures everyone one click? has the information they need. Q Are you able to schedule interviews via 2-way Outlook calendar integration? YES NO Business reason: Being able to easily check open times in Outlook calendars reduces steps and saves time for anyone scheduling interviews.5
  6. 6. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayPROMOTING JOB OPENINGS Q Does the product enable automated feed of your current job openings to free job search YES NO Business reason: Automating the feed of current job openings to free job search engines is cost-effective engines like Indeed and Simply Hired? and ensures that jobseekers will find your job listing. Q Can you publish your jobs anywhere on the web and track with unlimited URLs? YES NO Business reason: Being able to promote job openings anywhere on the web helps you broaden your reach of potential candidates. Q Are URLs or job links automatically generated? YES NO Business reason: Automatically generating URLs ensures viewers don’t get broken or out of date job links which can occur when manually cutting and pasting job URLs. Q Are you able to automate distribution of jobs on Twitter channels with short, trackable YES NO Business reason: Having automated distribution of jobs on Twitter channels with short, trackable URLs URLs and hashtags? and hashtags saves time and makes it easy for you to see what’s working. Q Does the product allow anyone at your company to share job information with YES NO Business reason: Being able to add the Work with Us application on a Facebook page helps you broaden Facebook friends or fans with an easy to your reach to prospective candidates and bring them install and use Facebook application? back to your career site. Q Can any friend or fan on Facebook browse current jobs at your company, apply and YES NO Business reason: Having a recruiting presence on Facebook is cost effective to vastly expand your forward job invitations? reach and enables people to easily find and share job information or apply. Q Are the jobs on Facebook automatically kept up to date and all referrals tracked? YES NO Business reason: Automating job updates and tracking referrals through Work with Us saves time and helps you know what’s working.6
  7. 7. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayCANDIDATE RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT Q Are you able to import and organize leads from all sourcing activities? YES NO Business reason: Ensures that important leads and information don’t slip through the cracks, making your recruiting team more effective and efficient at developing a pool of talent for future jobs or a pipeline for current jobs. Q Do you have a shared platform for sharing prospects and sourcing information among YES NO Business reason: A shared platform gives your team the resources to contribute seamlessly and the your recruiting team? visibility into progress against business goals. Q Can you find contacts in your database with tagging and advanced search? YES NO Business reason: Having the ability to tag and do advance search in your database helps you get value out of your contact database, saves you time and increases productivity. Q Does the product allow you to manage your pipeline effectively with reminders, activity YES NO Business reason: The recruiter CRM facilitates communication and pipeline management to logs and communication capabilities? increase sourcing productivity and create a seamless, professional experience for candidates and prospects. Q Are you able to get a real-time feed of public social profile information about your leads? YES NO Business reason: Having real-time feed of public social profile information about your leads helps you save time on candidate research.CANDIDATE SOURCING AND DEVELOPMENT Q Are you able to efficiently search professional profiles in social networks, your own database YES NO Business reason: Searching professional profiles via multiple ways – social media, own database and web and on the web from one place? – helps you build a strong talent pool at little or no cost. Q Can you easily focus your search on profile information, then filter and refine by keyword? YES NO Business reason: Filtering out irrelevant data and refining your search by keyword or source eliminates wasted time and provides better data about potential candidates. Q Can you click to import profiles from the web into your CRM? YES NO Business reason: Having the ability to import profiles into your CRM with one click makes sourcing more productive. Q Can you see results scored and ranked by relevance? YES NO Business reason: Being able to see candidate results scored and ranked by relevancy saves time in prioritizing the prospects you want to engage.7
  8. 8. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayCAREER SITE Q Is the career site designed to fit your website look-and-feel and to communicate what it’s YES NO Business reason: Your career site will capture more interest (and applications) when you provide an like to work at your company? engaging candidate experience that communicates what’s special about working with your company. Q Does your career site make it easy for people to apply without complicated registration YES NO Business reason: Adding barriers and extra steps can discourage people from applying, reducing the barriers? number and quality of applicants for your jobs. Q Are you able to configure your career site withcustom applications and screening forms, YES NO Business reason: Being able to customize, brand and configure your career site helps you meet your or even multiple career sites? business needs. Is your career site fully configurable with requisition-based prescreening questions? Q Is it easy for prospective candidates join your talent network and get information about jobs YES NO Business reason: Making it easy for candidates to stay in touch with you keeps them in your pool for at your company? potential future engagement. Q Can candidates apply with a LinkedIn profile or see who they know with LinkedIn Company YES NO Business reason: Providing candidates with ability to apply with LinkedIn profile or see who they know with Insider? LinkedIn Company Insider makes it easy for them to apply. Q Can visitors send job invitations to their contacts? YES NO Business reason: Giving visitors an easy way to send job invitations to their contacts is cost effective.INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS Q Does the product provide personalized dashboards to give each user relevant YES NO Business reason: Getting a personalized, snapshot of relevant data empowers users to target recruiting information specific to their needs? investments and eliminate spending waste and provides executives with visibility to allocate resources to achieve business goals. Q Does the product enable accurate, automated, real-time metrics and tracking of YES NO Business reason: Real-time, accurate tracking and metrics helps you pinpoint effective sources, candidate sources? mechanism and individuals with highly productive networks.8
  9. 9. 9 Essentials for Recruitment Success TodayINTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS (cont’) Q Can you track results of job information sharing in and across social networks? YES NO Business reason: Tracking how job information is shared in and across social networks helps you understand which channel yields better results. Q Are you able to get career site reports and microsite traffic data as well as benchmark YES NO Business reason: Understanding career site and microsite traffic performance with benchmark comparisons? comparisons helps you optimize your career site. Q Does the product enable data integration from multiple sources into one intuitive view YES NO Business reason: The automatic integration of data from multiple sources saves time and provides of recruiting results? valuable insights. Q Are you able to create an unlimited number of custom reports with drag and drop interface YES NO Business reason: Easy drag and drop capabilities coupled with advanced analytics provides insights to and advance analytics? raise quality, lower cost and increase efficiency. Q Does the product provide out-of-the-box standard sourcing, pipeline, candidate, YES NO Business reason: Commonly used reports instantly save the recruiting team significant time and provide requisition and hiring reports? valuable data on a real-time basis. Q Does the product provide reports for EEO and OFCCP compliance? YES NO Business reason: Using automated reports for compliance eliminates errors from manual data entry and saves significant time. Q Can you automate the end-to-end tracking of candidate sources and referrals? YES NO Business reason: Gaining an end-to-end tracking of candidate sources and referrals empowers you to know what’s working and not working. Q Are you able to export any report to Excel? YES NO Business reason: Exporting any report to Excel gives you the flexibility to further analyze or combine with other corporate data.9
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