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Recruiters and Talent Acquisition teams are under pressure. Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and the rules of online recruitment have changed. The Jobiak blog provides insights and how-tos to help recruiters stay on top of their game. As the industry’s first (and only) AI platform built to unleash the full recruiting power of Google for Jobs, we’re uniquely suited to help you optimize your recruiting process.
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Google for Jobs Ranking Signals: The Top 9 and How to Improve Them
6 of the most popular and most important Google for Jobs ranking signals to help you create the best job postings possible for GFJ & more!
Job Switchers – What Are They Looking For?
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the global job market and labor force to the likes we haven’t seen in decades, if not ever. While the Great Resignation led to much of the labor force either [...]
‘Unretirement’: Older Americans Returning to the Workforce
Of all the topics highlighted in this blog and thoroughly covered by news media outlets in the past year or more, none seem to be more incendiary than inflation and its fallout. Inflation has [...]
Workplace Flexibility With a Fluid Labor Force
There are many challenges and obstacles facing employers today. From labor force shortages, pandemic challenges and safety measures, workforce participation rates, employee poaching, and [...]
Employee Wellbeing – A New Benchmark for Retention
Ryan Pendell of The Harvard Business Review recently published a thought-provoking piece that should capture the attention of business leaders across all market sectors. The article titled, [...]
Labor Force Participation – Motivating Workers to Come Back
Unemployment rates have hit historically low numbers, and there’s pent-up demand for workers in almost every industry. Yet, labor force participation is nowhere near where economists and [...]
Intelligent Automation as Recruitment and Retention Tools
Forbes recently published an article that sought to break down where the world is today with intelligent automation as it affects the workforce. At Jobiak, automation, AI, and machine learning [...]
New Immigration Bills May Help Combat Labor Shortage and Rising Inflation
The tight labor market and rising inflation rates are not new headlines to most Americans. These subjects have been dominating the news for months, and politicians, lobbyists, and business owners [...]
Bringing Employees Back to the Office – Is It That Simple?
We’re not living in a completely post-covid world as of spring 2022, but it is a safer, more contained environment than it has been over the past 2+ years. With Covid-19 precautions easing and [...]
Job Seekers Feeling Ageism in Tight Labor Market
Even though the United States and the world are feeling the effects of tight labor markets and labor shortages, job seekers aged 45 years and older are finding it difficult to get hired, [...]
‘Screening In’ Talent – Responding to a Tight Labor Market
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently held a discussion panel with some of the best minds in recruiting. The point of the meeting was to generate ideas and discuss how the [...]
Organizational Licensing Concessions
A Bloomberg Businessweek article, recently produced by Jordan Yadoo, touches upon an interesting development across job markets. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the continuously [...]
Tight Labor Markets and Low Unemployment – What Can Businesses Do?
The United States has experienced the lowest unemployment numbers since the very beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Reuters published an article recapping the labor market data findings [...]
Upskilling – Employees Looking for Self Investment
As the labor market remains tight and competitive while the Great Resignation still goes strong, employers are taking new steps to improve employee retention measures and attract desirable [...]
Is Inflation Correlated to Resignations?
In a recent report by ABC News, it has been recognized that the trend of people quitting their jobs has continued at record levels since the late fall of 2021. 4.4 million people quit their jobs [...]
The Great Resignation Is Turning Into the Global Resignation
The longer the labor market remains tight, the more concessions employers will be forced to make. That’s the general census from employment data analysts. What started in the United States [...]
Women Re-entering The Labor Force
While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen drastic ebbs and flows from variant to variant, in the early spring of 2022, seemingly, the world is experiencing positive changes and getting the [...]
Is The Tight Labor Market Here To Stay?
The topic has been covered by all types of news and media outlets; the covid pandemic spurred what is known as the Great Resignation and a very tight labor market – this is especially true [...]
Recruiting for the Tech Industry in 2022
Tech is a market sector and career field that’s been experiencing rapid growth for nearly 30 years and extreme growth for at least the last 15 years. It’s one of the hardest industries to recruit [...]
Will AI Be Synonymous With Recruitment?
In the 21st century, artificial intelligence (AI) has worked its way into nearly all aspects of our daily life, from predicting which music we should listen to next on Spotify to facial [...]
Bing for Jobs vs Google for Jobs
Over the past five years, the world’s biggest search engine platforms invested time and resources into the online job search and recruiting marketplace. By developing their platforms, Google and [...]
Jobiak Revolutionizing Programmatic Job Advertising
Currently, it is a job seeker’s market with the number of open jobs in the United States ranging between 7-10 million at any given time, with hiring lead times increasing. The problem compounding [...]
Microsoft’s ‘Bing for Jobs’ Explained
In 2017, Google launched Google for Jobs to change the way people conduct their online job search. It was a revolutionary moment and opened the eyes of other dominant players in the tech space. [...]
Programmatic Job Advertising and Why It’s So Effective
You’ve likely encountered programmatic job advertising, even if you didn’t realize it at the time. You’ve certainly come across its advertising relative, “remarketing,” on multiple [...]
Sponsored Job Posts (CPC) – The Pros & Cons
A sponsored job post is an advertisement created by a recruiter or employer with the intent of alerting the public of a recent job opening. These can be for a specific company and posted on [...]
Employees Bettering Their Lives
The past two years have been difficult, but the strain placed on the American worker, primarily the American service worker, has reached its breaking point. This past November, four and a half [...]
Job Search Websites vs Search Engines with Job Search
As job search technology continues to evolve, the convenience of using search engines to find positions is starting to reach its full potential. Search engines with job search capabilities like [...]
Fraudulent Job Postings – What to Watch Out For
No one should have to worry about their safety and security while searching for a job online – however, many scammers are operating in the job search space. It can be tempting for job [...]
What Happened To Monster.com? A Look at the Future of Online Job Search
At one point, Monster.com was considered the quintessential job posting/hosting site. At the time, it was the first of its kind. When it was first created in the ‘90s, it revolutionized the [...]
Career Growth Opportunities – Recruiting Candidates for the Future
Job seekers’ expectations are changing, and recruiters need to adjust their methods to attract more candidates. Right now, job seekers are looking for career opportunities with high potential for [...]
Recruiting Adaptation – Job Seekers Are Asking for More
As recruiters try to overcome a labor shortage while attracting new applicants, it may be time to understand what job seekers today want. The global pandemic has changed many things, including [...]
Recruitment Trends for 2022 and Beyond
COVID-19 changed the world, meaning employers had to change with it. Recruitment is already looking very different than it did just two years ago, and it will continue to evolve as technology and [...]
The Great Resignation and Google for Jobs
According to NPR, a recent statistic released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor stated that 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August. That makes up about 2.9% of the country’s population. [...]
GFJ: The New Dos and Don’ts for Job Posting Dates
As Google continues making changes to its job posting platform, Google for Jobs, it will be important for employers and ATSs to pay close attention to job descriptions. Google has emphasized that [...]
Google Is Disrupting Again, This Time the Job Market
With 300 million monthly job searches on Google, or where 73% of all job searches start(1), Google For Jobs (GFJ) is a major tool used by hundreds of business types. The list of those relying on [...]
What Elements on a Job Posting Page Will Negatively Impact Your Google Quality Score?
With the newest updates made to Google for Jobs, it will be important for employers and ATSs to pay closer attention to the job posts they create. As of now, Google’s algorithm will reward [...]
The New Google for Jobs Guidelines – What Can An ATS Expect?
Since its launch in 2017, Google for Jobs has given employers and job seekers an outlet for career growth opportunities. Google for Jobs was designed to include job data from an applicant [...]
Google for Jobs October 1st Updates – What Are the Guidelines?
In October of 2021, Google rolled out major updates to the Google for Jobs platform. There are a few factors that led Google to push forward with this pivotal fall update. However, Google [...]
How Google Job Search Is More Helpful Than Other Job Listing Sites
There are many job search and job posting websites and platforms available to jobseekers and employers today. The sheer number can be daunting. How does the power of Google job search compare? [...]
Google Job Listings: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid
Google for Jobs (GFJ) is one of the best platforms for both employers and job seekers alike to post and find open positions. However, Google job listings aren’t the easiest things to set up. [...]
How to Read Body Language in an Interview
Think about how you communicate with others. In addition to the words you use, you also rely on facial expressions, gestures, physical touch, and more. In fact, experts say that around 55 [...]
Recruiting Tips For Hiring Fast & Efficiently
The most successful recruiting teams around the world understand that if a company’s recruiting efforts and strategies are stagnant and outdated, the business will lose out on the most desirable [...]
Internal Recruitment Benefits for Employers
Recruitment is often boiled down to external recruiting. This means getting your job post on Google jobs, job boards, looking for connections on LinkedIn, seeking out candidates with social [...]
VR Training and VR Recruitment: What Is It and How Can it Help Your Recruiting Team?
Virtual reality. It’s one of those terms that we’ve all heard throughout our lives. In both fiction and real-world application, virtual reality seems to get tossed around somewhat casually. It [...]
Virtual Career Fair: 3 Tips for Success
The career fair is a staple for many organizations. These fairs target both active and passive candidates and can help you find job seekers for a variety of positions across departments with a [...]
Recruitment Process Outsourcing: A New Age For Online Job Recruitment
Recruitment is a foundational component of positive business growth. Large businesses will usually have internal talent acquisition teams. When a company is too small or doesn’t have the [...]
Adapting Your Recruitment Process to Handle an Increase in Job Applicants
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the global economy in many ways. Only time will tell what the virus’ reach, impact, and fallout in total are. However, a measurable aspect of COVID-19 is job [...]
Key Recruitment Analytics & Statistics You Should Know
Like anything else, the more you can measure, the better you can improve. Measurements and recruitment analytics give you specific insight into your recruitment process to better understand: How [...]
How to Write a Job Description: 7 Mistakes to Avoid
Learning how to write a job description is like mastering an art form. It needs to accomplish a number of things in a very short time. It needs to explain the job itself, portray your employer [...]
Proactively Sourcing Candidates: How to Stand Out
Sourcing candidates and all the efforts that go along with it by talent acquisition agents, recruiters, and human resource workers is critical to getting the best jobseekers into the building (or [...]
Hiring Freelancers? How to Write the Perfect Freelance Job Description
How can companies best market their freelance work to jobseekers? We will outline the best strategies for attracting freelance workers and hiring efficiently and effectively.
Using Unique Job Ads to Hire Employees
Unique job ad ideas help you think outside the box on how to get the word out about your listing. Keep reading to learn how to hire employees with creative & unique job ads!
Social Media Recruiting: Pros and Cons
Read more to examine the pros and cons of social media recruiting, and reconcile where we believe it’s headed in the future.
What is the Best Place to Post a Job for Free Online?
Where can I post a job for free online and expect timely, accurate results in the form of candidates? There is a site that can pull from all platforms into one unified job search!
Recruitment Tips: How to Post on Google for Jobs
Recipes, questions, blog articles, and, of course, job searches. So, if you’re an employer looking for recruitment tips, start at Google.
What Are the Best Career Pages Doing? 4 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Company Career Page
Learning from what the best career pages are doing to attract top talent can help companies of all sizes improve their recruitment efforts and be more efficient in their talent acquisition.
3 Keys to Great Employer Branding
What is employer branding? In short, it’s how employees and potential employees perceive your organization. Here's how to boost yours.
6 Job Description Examples & Tips to Attract the Right Candidates
Job description examples and good practice tips to follow when looking to avoid the common pitfalls of job description writing.
Understanding Google Schema on Google for Jobs: What It Is and Why It Isn’t Working
What is Google schema? How does it relate to Google For Jobs, and why, right now, it isn’t working...
Google For Jobs Expansion Means Only One Thing
Publishing Jobs on Google for Jobs is Gaining Traction Job seekers around the world are looking for the most efficient way to find relevant job postings. Talent acquisition teams are striving to [...]
Google for Jobs Data Uncovers Interesting Trends
Calling all HR, recruiters, and talent acquisition leaders: we want your input on what hiring trend data would be most useful! When you’re sourcing talent, it’s helpful to know how [...]
Recruiting Startups Making an Impact
Hiring Success 19 is almost here! On February 26 and 27th in San Francisco at Pier 27, SmartRecruiters brings together 1,200 talent acquisition leaders to define the future of recruiting. [...]