Want Your Recruitment CRM to Be Effective? Focus on Relationship Building

Cornerstone On Demand

While applicant tracking systems (ATS) have enabled companies to organize applicants in one system, magnified reach from digital advertising and job boards have created other challenges. In our effort to get more applicants, we've moved away from quality—HR teams simply can't evaluate 250 applications per job posting. The jig is up—applicants are onto us. Some are also communicating with talent before they become applicants.

What Recruiters Can Learn From Marrying Pre- and Post-Applicant Data

Cornerstone On Demand

It was left on a SmashFly blog post about source of influence in 2015, and I've cited it a handful of times since: "There is rarely a single source of hire in today's hyper-connected reality. Single source of application, maybe." Yet almost three years later, this is still what talent acquisition leaders are doing: Relying on a single source of application as a benchmark for investing millions of dollars and resources into certain channels and strategies.

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Your Most Pressing Questions About Recruiting in the Digital Age, Answered

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Boyle and Josh Zywien, VP of marketing at SmashFly, discussed this challenge in their most recent webinar —but when time ran out, some questions remained. Provide self-service tools so that candidates can check the status of their application. For a serial applicant, rather than triggering the same old rejection email from the applicant tracking system, why not set your CRM to follow-up with an invitation to join your talent network.

HR Tech Conference Highlights through a Talent Acquisition Lens

Brandon Hall

Lots of new mobile applications : Finally, providers are realizing the importance of making their solutions mobile and intuitive. SmartRecruiters also spoke about a new Field Recruiting App, which helps recruiters and hiring managers capture resumes/applications at events/in store/in campus. Both mobile apps are integrated into the applicant tracking platform.