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5 biggest mistakes to avoid in virtual recruiting
The Brazen Blog
Oct 19, 2020

5 biggest mistakes to avoid in virtual recruiting

When your organization has positions to fill, the last thing you want to do is waste time and resources with an ineffective recruiting process. When it comes to virtual recruiting, following industry best practices will certainly improve your results—but if you’re making even one or two of the most common mistakes, you’ll be missing opportunities to connect with top talent. To help you tighten up your virtual recruiting strategy and maximize your ROI, we’re sharing the five biggest mistakes we’ve seen companies make in virtual recruiting. Avoid these missteps and watch your results improve almost immediately.
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How to host a virtual onboarding program for seasonal employees
The Brazen Blog
Oct 12, 2020

How to host a virtual onboarding program for seasonal employees

Winter is coming. And with it, a holiday season that will look and feel much different than it has in years past. If your business relies on temporary employees to get you through the busy season, your onboarding process needs to look and feel different as well. Many employers are pivoting to virtual new hire orientation events to welcome new team members amid the pandemic and organizations that hire seasonal employees can employ a similar model.
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6 use cases for virtual events
The Brazen Blog
Oct 06, 2020

6 use cases for virtual events

In business, recruiting has been a leading application for virtual events platforms but virtual events aren’t just for mass hiring. An online event platform doesn’t just help companies meet candidates, it can be used at all different points in the recruiting funnel and even well beyond hiring. Finding creative ways to use virtual event platforms helps organizations take further advantage of cost and resource savings, and contributes to a stronger employer brand, boosts employee engagement, and strengthens organizational culture.
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Onboarding during a pandemic: How to host a virtual new hire orientation
The Brazen Blog
Sep 24, 2020

Onboarding during a pandemic: How to host a virtual new hire orientation

If your organization is in the fortunate position to continue hiring amid the pandemic, you’re probably already wrestling with the challenges of onboarding new employees without your traditional methods. A big gathering of new hires may not be appropriate right now, but you can still welcome new employees with open arms—virtually.
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Weighing the pros and cons of virtual job fairs
The Brazen Blog
Sep 16, 2020

Weighing the pros and cons of virtual job fairs

Amid the pandemic, virtual job fairs have almost entirely replaced in-person career events. Virtual recruiting events are a logical step for keeping candidates and recruiters safe from the virus, while cutting costs and improving efficiency. Now that COVID case numbers are starting to wane in some areas, many talent acquisition leaders wonder if recruiting events will be able to ‘get back to normal’ sooner than later, and teams that haven’t yet pivoted to virtual events may question whether it’s even worthwhile at this point in the game.
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How to host a virtual hackathon
The Brazen Blog
Sep 14, 2020

How to host a virtual hackathon

This year has been full of challenges your business must navigate to remain competitive. It’s become trickier to communicate with teams, to hire new talent, and to keep focused on your mission. There’s no need to let the events of the world interfere with your ability to innovate as well. Enter the virtual hackathon. Whether you want to connect with new development talent or simply improve engagement among your current team members, hosting a virtual event centered on problem-solving can help you continue moving forward.
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How to use virtual recruiting to hire entry level employees
The Brazen Blog
Sep 03, 2020

How to use virtual recruiting to hire entry level employees

Let’s bust a virtual recruiting myth today. Many people think virtual recruiting tools work best or can only be used to recruit for positions that require advanced degrees and years of experience. Not so! As more employers pivot to virtual recruiting in the midst of the pandemic, we’re seeing overwhelming success in another area of hiring: entry level positions.
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Key use cases for Brazen’s virtual recruiting event platform
The Brazen Blog
Sep 02, 2020

Key use cases for Brazen’s virtual recruiting event platform

As more organizations turn to cloud solutions for their recruiting needs during the pandemic, some practitioners wonder whether the investment is worthwhile for the long term. Short answer: it is. Recently, our CEO Ed Barrientos talked about the benefits of virtual recruiting with Recruiting Daily’s president William Tincup, for RD’s Use Case Podcast.
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How virtual recruiting events improve candidate engagement
The Brazen Blog
Aug 21, 2020

How virtual recruiting events improve candidate engagement

Virtual recruiting events improve candidate engagement more, and faster, than traditional in-person career fairs ever did. For starters, virtual recruiting events draw more attention, with average attendance rates around 50-60%, typically much higher than in-person events. Virtual career fairs also make it easier to candidates to connect with recruiters at employers of choice, and to engage with multiple potential employers within a short period of time.
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