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

LAROCQUE

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.

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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. Another piece that Smashfly has added to its arsenal is a full integration with HiringSolved, a best of breed candidate discovery sourcing engine. It’s an exciting time at Smashfly.

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!!! Transform is the place for this community to come together. I was the Emcee for the very first Transform in Boston, and I’ll be the Emcee once again for this event! Attendees are the rebels, the early adopters who want to transform the Talent Acquisition industry.

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. Check out these reports from Rolepoint and Smashfly. Bill Boorman Candidate Experience China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Elaine Orler Employee Referrals Gerry Crispin Rolepoint Smashfly Talent Acquisition

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. Smashfly, the recruitment marketing automation software company, has pulled together some fascinating information and graded some of the most well-known employers in the U.S. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Fortune 500 Hiring Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Smashfly Talent pipeline

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. Corporate Recruiting Employee Branding Talent Acquisition Featured surveys

3 Taleo Clients Enhancing Their Job Postings (Before & After)

Ongig

Platforms like Ongig , Phenom People , Smashfly , TalentBrew and others make it easy to design, edit, and optimize job postings regardless of applicant tracking system. Job Postings Job Page Overlays PhenomPeople Smashfly TalentBrewYour job postings are a key piece of your recruitment strategy. And if you’re a Taleo client there’s a good chance you’re considering enhancing your job postings. The top-level goals of your job postings are to: Engage the candidate.

Why Storytelling Matters in Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

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). I left the office being hugged by not only one, but two, SmashFly employees. The week my husband left for the Middle East, I started working at SmashFly. Smashfly is a client of TalentCulture and has sponsored this post.

Four Things HR Can Learn From Marketing

TalentCulture

This post is sponsored by SmashFly. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. Leadership Workplace Culture and Innovation HR and marketing reaching humans with needs recruiting recruitment marketing smashfly what will reach and influenceWith the consistent growth of concepts like “Employer Brand” and “ Recruitment Marketing, ” HR departments everywhere are adding another role to their already burgeoning workload: marketing.

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. Talent Tools & Technology

Recruitment Marketing: Your Key to Recruiting Success [Webinar]

TalentCulture

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. Recruiting candidate experience edge of the talent funnel in HR Employer branding recruitment marketing recruitment marketing strategy smashfly technologies Transparency in recruitment marketing

Why Talent Acquisition Should Own Recruitment Marketing

TalentCulture

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. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

Top 4 Reasons Talent Pipelines are A No-Brainer

TalentCulture

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. Talent Management career sites employe brand smashfly talent pipelinesLet’s take a look at the U.S. labor market, shall we? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) , in February 2016, the U.S.

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How to Better Use Employee Stories in Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy

TalentCulture

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. . This September, SmashFly researched and evaluated every 2015 Fortune 500 organization’s career site 13 unique recruitment marketing practices. Within the 2015 Fortune 500 companies, SmashFly found that 57% used employee stories on their career sites through either text or video.

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. Most of us get into ruts where we rely on a single job board, Indeed, or similar service. When you do that and aren't constantly thinking about what's next, you end up being late to emerging trends that result in better recruiting results.

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.

#CoronaDiaries ? What if white dudes could no longer interview!?

The Tim Sackett Project

Many organizations are trying virtual conferences, but the team at Symphony Talent/Smashfly just put everyone on notice with what they did with TransformRM Virtual! I had a great week professionally in the midst of a very disturbing time personally with everything going on in the world. The Transform Virtual Recruitment Marketing Conference took place this week and it was amazing! My friend and world-class speaker Torin Ellis keynoted and completely destroyed!

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. Smashfly offers this AI hiring assistant to improve the hiring process for both candidates and recruiters. This month we’re highlighting technologies across the TA and HR landscape that we think exemplify the innovation happening across HRTech.

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.

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.

3 Trends Defining Hiring Success In The Digital Economy

TalentCulture

This post is sponsored by SmashFly and was previously published on eremedia.com. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. HR Technology Workplace Culture and Innovation adapting digital strategies in creative ways digital economy Digitization facilitate the liquid workforce inside the business smashfly

Recruit Better By Thinking Like a Marketer (Free eBook)

UpstartHR

In this video I explain three of the ways that recruiting could learn a lesson from marketing, including: How to seeing the hiring process as a type of sales funnel The importance of using personas to find the right talent Why we need to be using data and measurement to prove value Free eBook on Recruitment Marketing The recruitment marketing superstars over at SmashFly put together this free eBook with the help of some of those who have been keeping tabs on this trend.

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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. Hosts: Steve Boese , Trish McFarlane. Guest: Jared Nypen, GreatClips. Listen to the show HERE.

Conference Twitter Primer: Employer Branding Strategies Conference #EBrandCon

Advos

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. Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #EBrandCon website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! Enjoy.

10 Effective Taleo ATS Job Page “Overlays” [2020 Update]

Ongig

Platforms like Ongig , Phenom People , Smashfly , TalentBrew and others make it easy to design, edit, and optimize job postings regardless of applicant tracking system. Your job postings are a key piece of your recruitment strategy.

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.

How To Engage Your Talent Communities

NextWave Hire

In fact, Smashfly finds that only 5% of the Fortune 500 send content to their talent communities. The majority of talent communities are under managed, and therefore are not delivering on the ROI they should be. Unfortunately, the time and expertise it takes to actively engage a talent pipeline means that these databases sit stagnant. That’s up from 1% last year… but still not great!

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

TalentCulture

Last week we talked about the three steps to selecting the right HR technology , and this week we’re going to talk about why recruitment should be transparent marketing with Susan Vitale , Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS; Lori Sylvia , Chief Marketing Officer at SmashFly; and Michele Ellner , Director of Marketing at Montage.

Improve the Candidate “Shopping” Experience

TalentCulture

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. Of those companies, SmashFly found that 57% used employee stories on their career sites through either text or video. This post is sponsored by SmashFly. For more content like this, follow SmashFly on Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

The Top 12 Career Site Self-Service Tools

Ongig

Note: SmashFlyX is a solution that Symphony acquired when it bought Smashfly Technologies, an employer brand, and candidate experience tool. Forty-two percent of the Fortune 500 use a career site self-service tool for a reason. It lets them change their career pages on the fly.

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Don't Miss the Talent of Tomorrow Virtual Event on Tuesday, April 25th

Entelo

These are just a few of the questions leaders from Thermo Fisher Scientific , Smashfly , Cornerstone OnDemand , General Electric, and Entelo will consider at the Talent of Tomorrow virtual summit on Tuesday, April 25th. Entelo CEO Jon Bischke will join HireVue CEO Kevin Parker, Smashfly CEO Mike Hennessy, and Cornerstone OnDemand COO Kirsten Helvey for the panel, Future-Proof Your Hiring Strategy: The Case for the Right Technology Stack, moderated by Atlassian’s Jeff Diana.

6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

Based on my experience there – and at a number of others, like those produced by Universum , Smashfly , and Globoforce , here are my top 6 reasons to attend an HR Tech User Conference. I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. There is something for everyone – from certification to skill building to inspiration to fun!

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. Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday at 7AM Pacific – 10AM Eastern, or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly. Episode: 187.

41% of the Fortune 500 Are Using Recruitment Marketing Platforms

Ongig

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. As we collected ATS data we also checked to see if companies were using a recruitment marketing platform to enhance their career site. It turns out: “41% of Fortune 500 companies use recruitment marketing platforms to enhance their career site.”

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41% of the Fortune 500 Are Using Recruitment Marketing Platforms

Ongig

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. As we collected ATS data we also checked to see if companies were using a recruitment marketing platform to enhance their career site. It turns out: “41% of Fortune 500 companies use recruitment marketing platforms to enhance their career site.”

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Recruiters, It's Time to Start Texting Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the SmashFly blog. I am the person whose mobile Gmail app always has a number bubble on it. This weekend, it stood at 12,576. I finally decided it was time to go through them (enough is enough, even I have standards people!). And going through them mainly meant deleting—without regard—nearly everything unread older than one month. I figured if I needed to read it, I had probably read it. I hadn't felt that light in a while.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #190: 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. Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday at 7AM Pacific – 10AM Eastern, or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly. Episode: 190.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #188: 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. Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday at 7AM Pacific – 10AM Eastern, or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly. Episode: 188.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #186: 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. Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday at 7AM Pacific – 10AM Eastern, or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly. Episode: 186.