Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: Aug 25, 2016
The talent acquisition market has changed dramatically. It is no longer just about placing ads on different sites and waiting for the resumes to roll in. Rather, it’s ferreting out those passive candidates and convincing them that your company is where they can shine and grow in their profession. Today’s recruiters must proactively search, find, and nurture candidates in this tough job market, and they need good tools to do this. In Forrester’s 45 criteria evaluation of talent acquisition vendors, we identified the 12 most significant software providers — ADP, Cornerstone OnDemand, Findly, IBM Kenexa, iCIMS, Jobvite, Lumesse, Oracle, PageUp People, PeopleFluent, SuccessFactors, and Technomedia — in the talent acquisition category that provide both applicant tracking system (ATS) and various levels of talent relationship management (TRM) functionality in their recruiting offering. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in r
When you’re tasked with filling numerous open requisitions, you’ll typically source and engage candidates using the same traditional methods you’ve always used: you’ll post a job requisition online, wait for the flood of resumes to come in, then over-rely on tracking candidates via spreadsheets and emails. This isn't a winning strategy and it actually makes the recruiting process longer, more expensive, and less effective for building a powerhouse workforce.
Your career site should be a top source for driving qualified candidates in the door. Serving as a landing spot for anyone that comes across your jobs, easily provide direct access to job requisitions and much more. From there, use your back-end applicant tracking system, to monitor the sources of hire. View the iCIMS Career Site and Applicant Tracking Guide to see a career site checklist, a mobile recruitment eBook and a demo of the iCIMS Talent Platform.