Our Best Advice: 14 Tips from Our Top Experts

Topics: recruitment strategy

Posted by NAS on Sep 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Recruitment marketing can be highly complicated – and there’s nothing the people of NAS like better than to talk about our favorite subject, at length. However, sometimes it makes sense to start with one simple thought. Given the breadth of support that we offer, we asked our team to crystallize their experiences and offer their single most important piece of advice to clients. Here are the results:

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Part 3: Simple Mobile Strategies to Connect with Candidates

Topics: mobile recruiting, text message recruiting

Posted by Matt Adam on Sep 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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We’ve discussed the importance of mobile and made sure our career site is mobile-friendly. Now, it’s time to generate some traffic!

The mobile device and all that comes with it – text, e-mail, social media, search, apps – is how people stay connected nowadays. It’s also how they are searching for jobs. Here are some simple mobile strategies to help you connect to top talent.

Texting

A recent Pew Research Report showed that behind taking photos, texting was the number one activity on smart phones – certainly not a surprise, especially to those of us who are parents. The reality is that, to market to candidates, you’ve got to communicate with them via their preferred method. For many, that is increasingly text messaging.

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Part 2: Can you pass the mobile site performance test?

Topics: mobile recruiting

Posted by Matt Adam on Sep 15, 2016 10:27:53 AM

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Last week, we established the primacy of mobile recruiting. This week, let’s look at what it takes to serve up a great mobile experience on your career site.

Ready or not, candidates are coming to your site via their mobile devices. If they don’t find a good experience or locate what they are looking for quickly, they will bounce. Here is the problem. Most sites are not “mobi-enabled.”

Would you like to see if your career site passes the mobile performance test? Pull up your own company’s career site on your phone and answer the following questions.

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Part 1: Three Common Myths about Mobile Recruitment: Busted!

Topics: mobile recruiting

Posted by Matt Adam on Sep 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Did you know that globally, there are more mobile devices than people?

Now is that a stat that gets your attention or what? Mobile is not the future, it’s now. If you are having trouble coming to terms with this fact; I get it. We’ve just got up to speed on search engines and social media and job aggregators and now we’re expecting you to recalibrate again. But if you are not leveraging mobile, you are already behind.

Some may argue that mobile doesn’t have a place in our world – the world of recruiting. Or, that this is not a concern in the here and now. Let’s take a closer look at some of these arguments.

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3 Must-Haves for your 2017 Recruitment Budget

Topics: employment branding, recruitment analytics, recruitment strategy, recruitment budgeting

Posted by Jennifer Henley on Sep 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Let’s face the reality: when it comes to HR budgets, companies are increasingly in the position of having to do more with less. Budgets are thinner, and you have to be smarter in how to allocate your recruitment spend. This is the time of year when many HR professionals are budgeting for the next year and I’d like to give you some ideas on how best to approach the process.

So, where do you start?

Start by looking at the current year and your results. What has been working for you – and what has not? If you’ve had less-than-impressive results, what needs to change? The best approach is to have a discovery session to conduct a thorough review of past efforts, successes and/or anticipated needs in order to effectively allocate your annual budget.

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