Easy Tips to Instantly Fix Your Job Descriptions

Are you not getting the results you want from your current online job posting? Does it seem like no matter how many times you post a position, you cannot attract the qualified candidates your company needs? You’re about to discover three specific tips you can use to improve your online job descriptions.   These changes can help make your job postings more effective for job seekers and search engine exposure. Why...

Is your career site easy?

Your career site is the nerve center of your recruitment messaging – but is it, well you know: easy? There are so many candidate experience options, but how do you know what’s the right decision? Mobile? SEO? Social? Here are 7 ways you can make your career site easy and get the kind of reputation you want people to talk about.  

Attaining Mobile Recruitment Enlightenment

Mobile is huge. Mobile recruiting is too – want proof? Check out the presentation below to find out what job seekers are doing on their mobile devices, what they want from employers and the what Google is doing to sites that aren’t mobile friendly.

Oops! 3 career site mistakes you can (and should) fix right now.

Your career site—it’s the digital hub of your HR messaging. Yes, you post jobs in the most appropriate venues, you have strong social media channels, you address candidates’ mobile habits, and you practice ongoing search engine optimization. (You DO, right?) Still… Regardless of your other online activities, your career site is the key to your recruiting success. After all, 77% of candidates use employer...

A Retro Cocktail That Soars Above The Rest

Today my wife sent me an article – something about different gin cocktails from Tasting Table.  In passing they mention a drink that has been getting some attention over the past few years – one I’ve been wanting to try for a while: the Aviation. Now I haven’t had one, but it’s captured my imagination. Why? First of all – the name – aviation – speaks to the airplane...

The Impact of Visual Content on Business

I don’t think it’s a stretch to recognize the rise of visual content – there’s Instagram, the dynamic viral popularity of image posts on Facebook compared to other content, the info-graphic becoming the de rigueur method of sharing research and stats, etc, etc. It’s quick, it’s pretty, it’s easy, it’s usually low-attention-demand (or at least it looks pretty...

Does a Paycheck mean you lose your 1st Amendment rights?

As reported by the New York Times (Even if It Enrages Your Boss, Social Net Speech Is Protected), a series of recent rulings by federal regulators are ordering employers to scale back policies that limit what workers can say online, have ordered the reinstatement of various workers fired for their posts on social networks and pushed some companies to re-write their social media policies. So – is this...

Shocker! Americans Don’t Know How Facebook and Google Make Money

When asked, in a survey performed by Harris Interactive on behalf of The Search Agency, whether they agreed with the question “I understand how Facebook makes money, ” 54% of Americans surveyed said that they strongly or somewhat agreed. So – 46%, just shy of half, admit they have no clue how Facebook makes money. Granted – they may not care, either. Here’s the kicker: among the 54%...

Why Psychiatric Times Is Giving Away Gold

UBM Medica US has launched a 5 week interactive challenge on Psychiatric Times designed to test the medical diagnostic skills of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. Players solve multiple choice diagnostic dilemmas in various areas of mental health, like depression, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. Ultimately the top players from each week compete in the final round....

The 2 Things You Need For Effective Employee Testimonials

Employee testimonials are commonly considered a reliable way to share important insights into an organization—exposing the culture, work experience, benefits and more. Studies indicate that job seekers use employee testimonial information to see how they would fit with the culture and employees in an organization. One such study, released by the American Psychological Association (APA), concluded that job...
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