In 2011, the TalentBoard, a San Francisco not-for-profit founded by talent management experts, released its first set of Candidate Experience Awards, recognizing companies with model recruiting programs, and the board is in the process of selecting a second set of winners for 2012.Read More
Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.Read More
One company has taken its guerrilla recruitment beyond mere social media with its popular Code Foo challenge—a 'no résumés allowed' recruitment program aimed at finding extraordinary coding talent regardless of educational background, college degree or experience.
Assault from niche boards and social sites are gobbling up bigger bites of the once-mighty job board industry. Read More
Top Language Jobs, which is based in London, operates in more than 25 countries, including across Europe and in the U.S.
Through the use of recruiting software, organizations help speed the process along. The tools can create a potential pool of talent to keep on hand, winnow down stacks of applicants to find those most qualified, or do pre-screening so recruiters can focus their attention on the most promising candidates.