Engage Candidates for Successful Onboarding

Engage Candidates for Successful Onboarding

I recently took over onboarding duties for our biggest client, whose goal is to hire hundreds of new employees over the course of the year.  My onboarding duties include writing and sending out the offer letter, sending the initial welcome after their acceptance, initiating the background check, acquiring the HR paperwork, and answering any questions the new hires may have.  Basically, I’m handed candidates who have accepted their offers, and it is my job to get all the required documents in and ensure the candidates show up for their first day.

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Building A Strong Employee Experience, One Core Value At A Time

Building A Strong Employee Experience, One Core Value At A Time

Last week we spent a day with over 300 industry professionals to talk about a topic that is at the forefront of everyone’s mind this year: employee experience. We were all participating in an event held by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. The event was centered around the theme of “revolutionizing employee experience” and called on speakers and attendees alike to share what they have done in their respective organizations to create strong and meaningful experiences for their employees.

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The Poor State Of Candidate Experience And What You Can Do To Improve It

The Poor State Of Candidate Experience And What You Can Do To Improve It

Candidate experience is top of mind for us. As a recruiting services firm, it comes as no surprise that candidates are at the forefront of what we do. But since all organizations must do recruiting at some point or other, how important is candidate experience to them? What capabilities, communications, and services are they providing to attract candidates and convert them through the top of the funnel as a prospective candidate into a hire?

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Argosight Tech Talk: Leveraging Technology Without Sacrificing the Candidate Experience

Argosight Tech Talk: Leveraging Technology Without Sacrificing the Candidate Experience

In the past decade, the recruiting industry has been inundated with new technology. Now almost every step of the recruitment process can be automated in some way, increasing efficiency among recruiters that take advantage of the technology available to them. But there are accompanied risks. Recruiters can either sorely underutilize their resources, or their use of technology can sacrifice the human element that is so vital to the candidate experience. How can recruiters maintain the balance of efficiency and candidate experience in the constantly evolving landscape of recruiting technology?

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