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Improving Candidate Experience Is Top Recruiting Goal for 2019

Talent Board releases 2018 Candidate Experience Awards research By Roy Maurer on SHRM Improving a job candidate’s experience—especially at the preapplication stage—is the top talent acquisition goal employers plan to focus on in 2019, according to research from the Talent Board. The San Cruz-based nonprofit organization produces the annual Candidate Experience Awards (or the CandEs,... read more

7 CandE Award Winner Best Practices That Could Improve Your Hiring

By Melissa Bissing on Montage Stumped on how to be more candidate-centric in your hiring? For honest answers go straight to the source – your candidates. That’s the concept behind Talent Board’s Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards and Benchmarking program.  Each year, Talent Board gets into the minds of more than 100,000 active job seekers to understand... read more

Experts Weigh in on What’s to Come in 2019

By Neta Yoffe on TMP Worldwide If you talk to just about anyone who works in talent acquisition, they’ll say that recruiting in today’s market is harder and more challenging than ever before. Between the shifting expectations of job seekers and the increased competition for top talent, companies have been forced to improve and modernize their... read more

How to Keep Pre-hire Assessments From Wrecking the Candidate Experience

  By Dr. Charles Handler on ERE “Can assessments and a positive candidate experience peacefully coexist?” Gerry Crispin, co-founder of CareerXroads and the TalentBoard, has an answer: Candidates do not hate assessments at all. What they hate is engaging in a hiring process that seems unfair. Perceptions of fairness are driven by many things, including... read more

12 Tips for Purchasing HR Tech Wisely, Part 1

By Kevin Grossman on TalentCulture Company size and industry are the two biggest influences on the technology that HR buyers select for their companies, when they buy it, how they buy it and how often they replace it. What’s different from company to company is the complexity of the workforce and the industry layers on... read more