After every HR Technology Conference, I always take a look at my notes and see if there are any trends from the various vendor and practitioner … Read more
Why Would a Tech Provider With Two Prominent ATS Solutions Add a Third?
It’s merger-and-acquisition season in the work technology sector. The whole industry has been infused with investment levels of historic proportions over … Read more
Lessons for Talent Acquisition Tech From…the U.S. Federal Government?
You’ve probably heard: It’s tough to find talent for many roles right these days. Now, imagine your organization took twice as long as other companies to … Read more
One-Click Apply Job Sites Ruined Hiring
In a perfect world, there would be only one applicant for each job opening. That would be the person best suited for the role. Economists would call it a … Read more
The Missing Piece From TA Tech Purchase Decisions: People
Last month at ERE Digital, I had a fascinating discussion with Freddy Rivera, a senior technical recruiter at Strava, and Kimberly Jones, a senior director … Read more
Are Evil ATS Robots Secretly Eating People’s Resumes?
It’s clickbait as good as gold: Technology prevents people from getting jobs! If employers want to complain about labor shortages, maybe they should fix … Read more
The Misalignment Between Recruiters and Technology
TA technology should be made for moments like this — when speed and efficiency are desperately needed to attract enough candidates for an immense number of … Read more
New Research on High-Volume Hiring Reveals Broad Misconceptions and Bad Practices
High-volume hiring is a critical area of talent acquisition that is too often misunderstood. Companies face unique pressures when it comes to this segment … Read more
How to Get Your Recruiters to Consistently Use Your ATS
In Episode 43 of Best Hire Ever, Kris Dunn does office hours and answers a listener mail question that’s causing pain everywhere in the world of … Read more
Are You Failing at the Easiest Way to Improve the Candidate Experience?
Hello [FIRST NAME]! We value you as a customer… I get some variation of this at least once a week. Let me tell you, nothing screams “value” like not … Read more
As Talent Pools Get Competitive, Expectations for Recruiting Tech Increase
It’s good to be a job-seeker. I don’t mean that in a sort of “labor shortage” context. In fact, I’ve gone on record multiple times that there is no broad … Read more
New Research Reveals Key Insights Into the ATS Market
Recent studies of more than 50,000 employers and job-seekers revealed the best and worst applicant tracking systems (ATSs). While the legacy system Workday … Read more
New Research Shows Latest Trends Among TA Tech Providers
The events of the past year have accelerated investment in talent acquisition technology. According to a new report by Aptitude Research, 44% of companies … Read more
Do This to Keep Candidates From Abandoning Your Application
Shopping-cart abandonment is the term for when a customer starts a purchase but then bails out. Marketing professionals hate this for obvious reasons and … Read more
Techsploration: What’s Measured in Recruiting Is Not Always What Matters
In one HR job I had, we went through a disruptive technology transition. Of course, pretty much any tech transition is disruptive. Even the best-laid plans … Read more
Techsploration: Will You Still Hate Your ATS in 2021?
“What ATS do you have, and do you like it?” Whether I’m roaming through the halls of the HR Tech conference (in-person or virtual) or on a call with a VP … Read more
Best Hire Ever: Examining ATS Market Share With Rob Kelly From OnGig
In Episode 20 of Best Hire Ever, Kris Dunn talks with Rob Kelly of OnGig to do a deep dive into OnGig’s recent ATS (applicant tracking system) Market … Read more
7 Old Recruiting Strategies To Ditch
When the pandemic hit, businesses asked their teams to work remotely without having much time to make the changes necessary for such a transition. … Read more
iCIMS’ New CEO Talks About Vanity vs Value Metrics
What should companies be doing differently now to improve hiring? Which metrics should matter most to employers? Is candidate experience as important today … Read more
7 Change-management Practices Talent Acquisition Can Use for Better HR Tech Outcomes
More than 80 years before Dr. Spencer Johnson’s allegory, Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life, became an … Read more