HR and talent managers: it’s time to embrace the power of mobile. Companies that haven’t yet done so are at risk of falling behind in the fierce competition to recruit and retain the best candidates for their organization. Just as smartphones revolutionized day-to-day business communication, mobile devices are now changing the way talent is sourced and acquired.
As of January 2014, according to Pew Research, 90 percent of Americans have a mobile phone, creating an unparalleled opportunity for organizations to leverage mobile in their recruitment strategies to create:Visibility to talent Capabilities to connect with talent, and Reach to target the right talent
Recruiters have to rethink their mobile Apply with Linkedin button. As of August 1st, LinkedIn is only providing access to their existing Profile REST API, and will no longer support the famous simple “Apply with LinkedIn” plug in.
The Apply with LinkedIn plugin was a nice and easy way for recruiters and their developers to enable job seekers to apply for jobs, especially on mobile websites, using the information on their LinkedIn profile to apply for their next perfect job.
Uploading resumes through mobile devices has been a difficult feature, and it is becoming more significant as the data shows a growing number of job seekers utilizing their smartphones [...]