Why candidates aren’t completing the application process. What’s up with Zappos and its “no more more job descriptions” program. How LinkedIn can be better. Some truly innovative recruiting technology companies.
I talk about all that with Steven Rothberg of CollegeRecruiter in the 32-minute podcast below.
In this podcast:
02:00 … remarkably, the statistics on how many candidates view the job board
03:50 … choking out every nickel and dime
05:00 … company logos and blank pages
07:03 … Zappos and doing away with job postings
10:30 … Zappos’ huge strides – a leader in the industry
12:10 … Are they recent postings or legacy postings?
17:14 … company career site and personalized views of the jobs you want
18:37 … Smashfly — a great tool for employers
23:43 … thoughts on looking for a job on LinkedIn
29:27 … what LinkedIn could do that would be good for the candidate, especially with the 90 percent drop off rate.
30:31 … the box we created with the overemphasis on efficiency at the expense of effectiveness
31:43 … a nightmare for compliance, but cool