Category: Candidate Experience

Why You’re Not Closing Job Offers …and 5 Ways to Fix It

  There are plenty of obvious things that make a job offer attractive. Competitive or above-market pay, bonus opportunities, and benefits all play a part. And it’s all the better when the compelling compensation package comes from an organization with a strong employer brand.   But there are also subtle dynamics that attract and repel…

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Are All Hires Now Purple Squirrels? Recruiting in a 0% Unemployment Market

  From the Desk of Jason Hochstein, Director of Talent Acquisition at Brightwing Your firm just got hit with a great job req (.NET Developer? Corporate Accountant? Quality Engineer? You pick!), and it’s a client you can’t afford to disappoint. Only problem is, every trick up your sleeve and tool in your shed may not…

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4 out of 5 Employees May Switch Jobs in 2019: What Does That Mean for Your Organization?

  Want to take these insights with you? Download the PDF.   Brightwing Talent Insights Survey Results 2019 Brightwing recently invited its talent network to participate in a survey to gain an inside perspective of the candidate market. For employers, this is important data to help them understand what candidates are looking for in a…

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How Do Recruiting Chatbots Impact the Candidate Experience?

In the customer service space, 83% of consumers prefer to interact with real-life human beings instead of chatbots. In recruiting and hiring, where the stakes are critically higher, we believe the majority of candidates have the same preference. In fact, we recently explored how AI is sparking evolution of the recruitment process (grab the eBook…

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Alexa, Find Me a New Job! Exploring the Role of Recruiting Chatbots in Talent Acquisition

With 20% of American households owning a smart speaker like Amazon’s Alexa-enabled Echo devices, that simple request isn’t altogether out-of-this-world.   The ease with which we’re adapting to AI-powered devices suggests we’d be willing to hand over even the most impactful decisions like finding a new career or searching for top talent. And, in fact,…

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Real Stories from Real Recruiters: Going Above and Beyond

This article is Part 6 in a series of “Real Stories from Real Recruiters.” We check in with several Brightwingers to reveal some important lessons for anyone who’s looking either for talent or for opportunities. This story is from Brightwing’s Adriana Michaels, Senior Recruiter.   When candidates work with recruiters, they’re essentially putting their career…

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Real Stories from Real Recruiters: The Power of Candidate Referrals

This article is Part 5 in a series of “Real Stories from Real Recruiters.” We check in with several Brightwingers to reveal some important lessons for anyone who’s looking either for talent or for opportunities. This story is from Brightwing’s Adriana Michaels, Senior Recruiter.   Referrals really are one of the most powerful sources of…

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