10 Candidate experience statistics many recruiters will probably continue to ignore

10 Candidate experience statistics many recruiters will probably continue to ignore
Candidate experience statistics? Ignorant recruiters? Now there's a what's-it wrapped up in a what's-it. When some recruiters or talent acquisition boffins think about "candidate experience" it is less about enabling a positive user experience, or power sharing, or interpersonal relationships, and/or meaningful engagement. I believe they think more along the lines of the post-coital one-liner: ...

LinkedIn, Vizify, Slideshare…Gawd ‘elp us 1

LinkedIn, Vizify, Slideshare...Gawd 'elp us
The comings and goings in Recruitopia, like the U.K. soap opera EastEnders, come and go, at once different and yet seemingly unchanged, and on and on it goes. The main cast of characters are familiar faces while secondary characters play their part only to be written off, enriching the gene pool along the way. And ...

What have you been up to, Mr. Recruitomatic?

What have you been up to, Mr. Recruitomatic?
Client (mildly agitated):  Can you please tell me what I’ve been paying you for this past year? Recruitomatic (characteristically confident):  I’m building the next-generation recruiting tool. I’m building it for you. You’ll make a boatload. Me too I hope. It will be a legacy for our children. Client (feigning interest):  Oh, yeah? What is this “next-generation recruiting tool” ...

The Cynical Girl is no more

It’s a shame the list below [courtesy of The Cynical Girl] isn’t being maintained anymore but Laurie Ruettimann has turned 40 and punk ain’t that cool any more. We wish Ms. Ruettimann and Scrubby continued success. Alexandra Levit’s Water Cooler Wisdom alexandralevit.typepad.com Ashley Ellis www.ashleyellis.com Ask a Manager askamanager.org Boomers Next Step boomersnextstep.com Brazen Careerist ...