Searching for a job can be stressful, time-consuming, and arduous…when you are actively seeking a job, whether unemployed, or in an employment situation that you need to get out of.
Posting jobs, sifting through resumes, and trying to make the best decision as a manager can be daunting, time consuming, and expensive. Employee referrals offer an alternative to the traditional hiring methods.
With more jobs available than people to fill them, candidates are truly in control. Furthermore, 45% of candidates are using their mobile devices to look for and research job opportunities. With this in mind, HR managers and other recruiters should embrace digital marketing to attract top talent.
Last year, the U.S. unemployment rate was the lowest it has been in fifty years. This means that there are more jobs available than there are qualified personnel to meet it. As with the law of supply and demand, it puts the reins of power squarely in the hands of job seekers. We are in the middle of the new phenomenon of the candidate-driven market.
Getting that interview is more than a matter of submitting a flawless application and resume. In today’s technologically advanced world, your online reputation can increase or decrease your chances of working for your dream company.
Smart phones serve as on-demand information sources, a constant connection to like-minded communities and relations through social media, and, increasingly they are serving as virtual stores and wallets. Mobile marketing strategies are instrumental to small businesses and include product research, digital advertising, social media, and, of course, the ease of purchasing directly from any location.