Author Archives for Melissa Bissing

Seasonal Hiring – 3 Ways to Hire Better Candidates Faster

Seasonal Hiring

It’s time to get serious about this year’s strategies for seasonal hiring. But, in the last 12 months, the hiring landscape for hourly workers has changed. Unemployment fell to an 18-year low in the U.S in May. Thousands of brick-and-mortar stores have closed, but there’s new growth in call centers, warehouses and delivery services. Demand... read more

How Does Interviewing Technology Shape the Candidate Experience?

video interviewing & candidate experience

Global organizations say candidate experience has become their top priority as they seek competitive advantage in today’s challenging talent market.1  The capability of interviewing technology to help companies transform their candidate experience has made it a top-five recruiting technology investment for employers in 2018.2  Making Hiring More Candidate-Centric with Interviewing Technology When organizations first began... read more

Thumbs Up or Down: How Would Candidates Rate Your Careers Page?

Company Career Site Best Practices

You may be putting a lot of effort into your social presence these days to engage candidates, but don’t neglect the tried and true. According to the latest TalentBoard research with more than 180,000 job seekers, 58% of candidates ranked Company Careers Page as the most valuable channel in researching career opportunities. Facebook and Twitter... read more

The Importance of the Candidate Experience in Healthcare Recruiting

Healthcare recruiting

Think back to when you first got into healthcare recruiting – what about this job got you excited? Lots of recruiters choose healthcare TA because they enjoy getting to know people, or they find personal satisfaction in connecting great caregivers with the right opportunity. Recruiters are people-oriented, so it can be a little disconcerting when... read more

Avoid These 4 Candidate Conversation-Stoppers

Candidate Conversations

Here’s a question that may keep you up at night: Why did that great candidate drop out of our hiring process today? Sometimes that answer is clear, like inflated salary expectations, or a candidate simply using your interest as a negotiating point with their current employer. However, sometimes the answer isn’t clear, and if you don’t have... read more

Your Complete Guide to Seasonal Hiring in Retail

Seasonal Retail Hiring

With more than 7,000 store closings in 2017 alone, seasonal hiring in retail for this holiday season promises to be a whole new ball game. Many retailers have new customer service initiatives underway aimed at improving shoppers’ loyalty, while others have started recruiting earlier than ever for seasonal jobs. Last year’s hiring process may leave... read more

Immediate Benefits Experienced with Automated Interview Scheduling

Automated Interview Scheduling Benefits

Automated interview scheduling is the top recruiting technology investment in 2018, in part because it creates immediate time-saving benefits.1 But, not all solutions are created equal. When automated interview scheduling applications are integrated with video interviewing software, they deliver many distinct advantages for both recruiters and candidates: Improves the candidate experience. Automated interview scheduling eliminates... read more

How Will You Reach Retail Candidates Faster This Holiday Season?

Retail Hiring

With more than 7,000 store closings in 2017 alone, hiring for this holiday season promises to be a whole new ball game. Retailers are already recruiting for seasonal talent. Those integrating online and in-store purchasing are looking for expanded skills in their customer service hiring. If your hiring process is status quo, competitors may be... read more