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Posted August 21, 2012 by

How Employers can Improve the Candidate Experience: Part 6

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy of Shaker Consulting Group

What unintended consequence is your message to the candidate causing in your employee selection process?  Tim Orellano of The Human Resource Team has a passion for fairness and equitable treatment of candidates.  He also thinks we are missing the boat when it comes to common sense basics in how the candidate is treated in the staffing process.

Tim conducted an excellent session on auditing employee selection practices at the Staffing Management conference in Orlando.  He paused for the camera and offered a few simple suggestions on what can be done to improve the candidate experience: Stop pulling thier leg! (more…)

Posted August 20, 2012 by

How Recruiters and Hiring Managers can Help Candidates Make an Informed Career Decision: Part 3

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy of Shaker Consulting Group

Under the leadership of Frank Zupan, a group of Cleveland recruiters got together as part of the ERE MeetUp.  This diverse group had representation from corporate recruiting, third party recruiters and service providers to the employee selection process. (more…)

Posted August 17, 2012 by

How Employers can Improve the Candidate Experience: Part 5

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy of Shaker Consulting Group

I had chance to ask Russell Kronenburg from Australia’s Jemena what can be done to improve the candidate experience.  He played the BRAND card.  He suggests the brand message, recruiter behaviors and web touch-points all line up to deliver a unified employment brand message.  Click PLAY to hear what he has to say. (more…)

Posted August 16, 2012 by

How Employers can Improve the Candidate Experience: Part 4

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy of Shaker Consulting Group

Karen Bloom, principal and CEO of Bloom, Gross & Associates has devoted her career to creating exceptional candidate experiences.  In addition, Karen is a role model for mentoring recruiters and contributing to the profession through her on-going work with the Chicago Staffing Management Association.  I caught up with Karen in Orlando at the SHRM Staffing Management conference and asked her what can be done to improve the candidate experience.  When it comes to employee selection, Karen says: communicate clearly and often, establish expectations and disclose the nature of your hiring decision.  Click PLAY to hear what she has to say. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2012 by

How Employers can Improve the Candidate Experience: Part 3

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy of Shaker Consulting Group

Nels Wroe of SHL and I had a chance to catch up and talk at the SIOP Conference in Atlanta earlier this year.  Nels offered some thoughtful considerations for companies to think about when creating the candidate experience.  He suggests we adapt our world to theirs, consider the life-cycle of the candidate and remember that your candidates may be your customers, or even your clients.  Click PLAY to hear what he has to say, but remember to scroll down for more of this article. (more…)