BREAKING NEWS: Symphony Talent Acquires Smashfly! @symphonytalent_ @Smashfly

The Tim Sackett Project

Well, the M&A activity in the TA Technology industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down as this morning Symphony Talent announced it has acquired the recruiting CRM technology platform Smashfly. 3 Big Questions about the acquisition of Smashfly by Symphony Talent? . Does this merger of brands make sense for both Smashfly and Symphony Talent?

HR MarketWatch M&A News: Symphony Talent CEO Discusses Acquisition of Smashfly with HRWins and Aptitude Research Founders


On the morning of Monday, October 4 Symphony Talent the recruitment marketing services and technology firm formerly known as Hodes announced its acquisition of Smashfly Technologies, recruitment marketing and CRM platform for large enterprise employers. The post HR MarketWatch M&A News: Symphony Talent CEO Discusses Acquisition of Smashfly with HRWins and Aptitude Research Founders appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC.

Transform Recruitment Marketing Conference is Back for June 2019!!! @Smashfly

The Tim Sackett Project

Smashfly Transform is the bold community that’s impressively grown from 200 at the first-ever Recruitment Marketing Conference in Boston in 2016 to more than 10,000 strong across the globe today. Transform is Back!!!

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Smashfly introduces Emerson!

The Tim Sackett Project

Today on The Weekly Dose I take a look at Smashfly’s newest addition “Emerson” Who and what is Emerson? enabled recruiting assistant that is built right into the core Smashfly CRM product. It’s an exciting time at Smashfly.

Underutilized Recruitment Marketing Tactics

China Gorman

A recent Smashfly publication, the Smashfly Recruitment Marketing Report Card for the 2016 Fortune 500 , came across my desk a couple of weeks ago. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Fortune 500 Hiring Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Smashfly Talent pipeline

Where Do Candidates Come From?

China Gorman

Beyond Employees: Employee Referral Programs Redefined from Smashfly. The Smashfly presentation provides insight into the employee/candidate referral landscape with some interesting data: 77% of organizations currently have a formal referral program.

New Year – New Employees: Energize Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy in 2017


CNN Commentator Mel Robbins, Applied Futurist Tom Cheesewright, and SmashFly CEO Mike Hennessy are ready to lead the discussion of change management. This post is sponsored by TalentCulture client, Smashfly.

TA Grades: Only 4% of Fortune 500 Get An A

TLNT: The Business of HR

A recent SmashFly publication, the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Report Card for the 2016 Fortune 500 , came across my desk a while back. If you’re involved at all in recruiting talent, you’ll find it interesting.

How to Better Use Employee Stories in Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy


For more insights on recruitment marketing best practices employed by the world’s leading organizations, get a free download of SmashFly’s Recruitment Marketing Report Card for the 2015 Fortune 500. .

Why Storytelling Matters in Talent Acquisition


So I took an interview with the hiring manager, who happened to be SmashFly’s Chief Marketing Officer. I walked through an empty floor looking out on a river in an old mill building (that now is the work habitat to more than 30 SmashFly employees).

Four Things HR Can Learn From Marketing


This post is sponsored by SmashFly. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

Man & Machine Webinar: AI is Here to Empower Recruiters, Not Replace Them

Allegis Global Solutions

On July 26th, Allegis Global Solutions (AGS) teamed up with our technology partners at HiringSolved and Smashfly to deliver an exciting new webinar, Man + Machine: The Fundamentals of AI for Recruiting.

Recruitment Marketing: Your Key to Recruiting Success [Webinar]


If this is what you’re focused on now and as we move into a new year, I hope you’ll join me and my friends at SmashFly for a webinar on best practices for recruitment marketing and how it’s driving transparency in today’s modern recruiting organizations.

Why Talent Acquisition Should Own Recruitment Marketing


To understand how to become a modern recruiting organization, SmashFly offers a great resource that outlines some of the key skills and roles within the recruitment marketing discipline in 5 Essential Roles of the Modern Recruitment Marketing Team. This post is sponsored by SmashFly.

3 Trends Defining Hiring Success In The Digital Economy


This post is sponsored by SmashFly and was previously published on For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

Top 4 Reasons Talent Pipelines are A No-Brainer


According to SmashFly, make your career network accessible from as many ways as possible and keep it simple. This post is sponsored by SmashFly. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. Let’s take a look at the U.S.

Reserve 10% of Your Recruitment Marketing Spend in 2017 for Experimentation.

The HR Capitalist

I had the opportunity to contribute to a project called the 2017 Recruitment Marketing Idea Book , sponsored and put together by Smashfly. My entry into the mix covered the need to experiment with your recruitment marketing spend every year.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

According to SmashFly's 2018 Recruitment Marketing Benchmarks Report for the Fortune 500 , 33 percent of Fortune 500 companies that offer candidates an opportunity to opt-in to job alerts or a talent network never send an email post-confirmation. Smashfly research revealed that, for example, companies are suggesting engineering or maintenance jobs to a candidate who made a marketing search query.

HRTech Tools You Need to Know More About - June 2019

Select Software Reviews

Smashfly : Smashfly, which pioneered the recruitment marketing space, is the first to offer a recruiting chatbot that is fully integrated into a leading candidate relationship management (CRM) offering.

The First Step to Digital Transformation Is Cleaning Up Your Tech

Cornerstone On Demand

They wanted to use candidate relationship management technology from firms like SmashFly. A chat bot here, a learning management system there. For many companies, engaging in digital transformation means adding a few new technologies to their existing systems.

Conference Twitter Primer: Employer Branding Strategies Conference #EBrandCon


JoshZywien : VP of Marketing @SmashFly. SmashFly : SmashFly combines CRM, career site, events and analytics to create a smarter, seamless experience for talent – and your team.

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. SmashFly customer data shows that the average person interacts with 15 touchpoints before applying. As a writer, social media-centered millennial and marketer working in the talent acquisition industry, I've learned to take comments left on social media with a grain of salt.

PODCAST - #HRHappyHour 267 - Recruitment Marketing, Branding, and Technology

Steve Boese

Recorded live at SmashFly Transform in Boston, Massachusetts. This was a fun show, thanks to Jared for sitting down with us, and thanks to SmashFly for having the HR Happy Hour at the Transform event. HR Happy Hour 267 - Recruitment Marketing, Branding, and Technology.

Recruit Better By Thinking Like a Marketer (Free eBook)


Recruiting has been changing for some time. It’s no longer about simply tracking candidates–not if you’re trying to beat the competition, anyway.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

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. There's a storm brewing in the realm of recruiting.

How to Transform Your Employees Into Powerful Brand Advocates

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the SmashFly blog. At the Transform Virtual Conference this year hosted by my company SmashFly, a marketing automation software for recruiters , I explained how you can unleash your employees as powerful brand advocates. It's no longer enough to be a great company—your company must be known as a great place to work.

41% of the Fortune 500 Are Using Recruitment Marketing Platforms


Smashfly. Recruitment marketing platforms are attracting and engaging talent more than ever. We recently published The Top Applicant Tracking Systems used by Fortune 500 Companies.

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Convergence 2019 Preview: The Talent Acquisition Process Is Broken. Here's How to Fix It

Cornerstone On Demand

According to a report from SmashFly, 74% of candidates who start the application process don't finish it. When it comes to the candidate experience, first impressions matter.

What’s the Difference between Great Recruitment Marketing and Bad RM?

The Tim Sackett Project

Smashfly released their annual 2019 Recruitment Marketing Benchmarks Report this week and there are some real takeaways that I think help TA teams become better right away tactically at RM. . FYI – ‘Crappy’ is my language not Smashfly’s! For the 2020 report I’ve already pushed back on the Smashfly team to start asking about SMS/Text communication as it relates to RM, and keep digging into the personalization aspect.

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: How to Become the Best at Hourly Hiring in Your Industry.

The HR Capitalist

In that spirit, we're back with the following webinar, The Forgotten Majority: 7 Techniques to Trump Up Your Hourly Hiring (sponsored by the good folks at SmashFly.) Let's face it, I like to talk about a lot of upper end talent topics here. I'm a little bit of a snob, right?

Where Does Corporate Logo-wear Go to Die?

The Tim Sackett Project

Shout out to Smashfly , OC Tanner , and Saba for great branded swag this year!) . This is the very first blog post I ever wrote! It was 4-12-09 over at Fistful of Talent.

Improve the Candidate “Shopping” Experience


Data from SmashFly states that 74% of candidates drop off of the apply process. Last fall, SmashFly researched and evaluated every 2015 Fortune 500 organization’s career site for 13 recruitment marketing practices. This post is sponsored by SmashFly.

#TChat Preview: Live from the 2015 #HRTechConf: Why Recruitment Should Be Transparent Marketing


Grossman as they talk about why recruitment should be transparent marketing with this week’s guests: Susan Vitale , Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS; Lori Sylvia , Chief Marketing Officer at SmashFly; and Michele Ellner , Director of Marketing at Montage.

Talent community: It’s the relationships you build that matter

Bersin with Deloitte

In a study about recruitment marketing trends, SmashFly found that after the first email confirming sign-up to a talent community through a CRM, nearly 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies never send a second message. Posted by Nicole Brender à Brandis on July 24, 2019.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #187: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Sponsor: SmashFly's total Recruitment Marketing Platform and Services empower businesses to hire with purpose by mastering the art and science of attracting the right people through an authentic, employer brand-led strategy.