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    [Press Release] Rakuna Launches A Limited Pilot Program for the Brand New Interview Management Solution

    Rakuna Launches A Limited Pilot Program for the Brand New Interview Management Solution...

    December 3, 2018 - 3 minute read - hr recruiting press-release
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    What to Know When Planning Your Campus Recruiting Strategy

    University campus is a hub of talents. A proper campus recruiting strategy can greatly benefit an organization and create a strong entry-level talent pipeline. ...

    July 25, 2018 - 21 minute read - recruiting campus-recruiting hr
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    [Infographic] An Effective Candidate Follow-up Strategy

    Do not miss out on our interesting and insightful infographic of an effective candidate follow-up strategy to build up your own!...

    April 19, 2018 - 2 minute read - hr recruiting career-fair follow-up-strategy
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    Elevate 2015 Roundup (Part 2)

    Elevate 2015 Roundup – Part 2 is here! Again, if you do not know, Elevate 2015 is the world’s largest virtual summit organized by HireVue and BambooHR last week to discuss all things HR and business. We published our first roundup last week, covering the 7 best webinars by industry thought leaders in Recruiting and Leadership tracks. In this 2nd roundup, you will find the best practices and advices in Talent Management and Culture tracks. Enjoy!...

    March 26, 2018 - 7 minute read - recruiting elevate-2015 hr
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    Elevate 2015 Roundup (Part 3)

    In this last roundup, you will find the best practices and advices in Scouring Talent and HR Research, Tips, and Tricks. Read on!...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting elevate-2015 hr
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    How to Build an Effective Candidate Follow-Up Strategy

    Job candidates know the importance of follow-up — and yet, interviewers often forget basic follow-up strategies, which leads to poor candidate experiences and damaged business reputations. Successful, in-demand candidates often decide against otherwise exciting job opportunities solely because the company didn’t follow up properly. Furthermore, treating your rejected prospects poorly can create a widespread negative perception of your organization...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting hr
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    Leading trends in employability for recent graduates from the NACE Conference 2016

    Employers, universities and the leading recruitment technology vendors gathered in Chicago’s Hilton Hotel for NACE’s (National Association of Colleges and Employers) annual conference. In walking the floor, attending the breakout sessions and speaking with the speakers, it became clear that the industry of millennial recruitment is shifting toward comprehensive data informed employers, more college student to employer relationship building by the university, and less clerical work for everyone...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting college-recruiting nace
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    Why Should a Recruiter Think Like a Marketer?

    Podcast Transcript:Welcome to In and outs of Recruiting Millennials, a monthly video podcast interviewing innovators in talent acquisition with the focus on hiring millennials and early-career talents. This podcast is the production of Rakuna. We help organizations to enhance, and optimize their campus & event recruiting process...

    March 26, 2018 - 16 minute read - recruiting millennials vidcast college-recruiting
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    Where Are College Students Looking For Jobs, and How Can Employers Meet Them There?

    As a recent college graduate, I can resonate with the young people entering the professional world with a noticeably different culture from that of older generations. A generation slightly too young to remember the advent of the Internet is now part of the workforce, and employers have to contend with a new set of expectations and attitudes when recruiting new talent. There exists a wide variety of tools that allow employers to reach out to potential recruits and speak to those expectations an...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university candidates-voice
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    Top Practitioners Solve For Diversity in Campus Recruiting

    At this point we’d like to think that the value of diversity is a given. Not only is creating a diverse workforce in your company the right thing to do, it’s also a proven benefit to business overall. Making diverse hires is both socially valuable and profitable - a more diverse workforce means a more adaptable company, a more diverse marketing department means you can get your message into a vast array of communities much easier, and employing folks of all colors, creeds, genders, sexual orient...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - diversity recruiting college-recruiting
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    The Trouble With Recruiting Young People

    The future of a company depends on the future of its people. When new talent enters the workforce they are by definition inexperienced. The few top percent of university students will stand out - the ones who have already started a business, earned a research grant, or completed some other remarkable work - but the majority of university students will not have the track record to determine a hiring decision...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    The Future of Career Fair

    The labor market is always changing and the recruiting strategies that worked in the past are not going to work forever. Luckily this shift in the labor force is happening at the same time as the advent of innovative tools for employers to find new talent and refine their recruitment strategies...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university career-fair college-recruiting
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    The Benefits of Recruiting at Small Schools

    Every spring, internet forums are filled with anxious high school seniors asking about college choices. One of the more common questions is something along the lines of “Will it hurt my future prospects to go to the University of Forgottonia?” There are plenty of reasons for students to end up choosing small schools: the lower costs, the smaller classes, the tightly-knit communities, etc...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university college-recruiting
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    Recruiting with Authenticity

    Any employer hoping to have an effective recruiting operation needs to stand out from their peers. It’s not enough to be a great workplace with engaged employees — you need to know what makes you different. Your candidates need a reason to choose you in particular...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting culture millennials
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    Recruiters and Career Coaches: When Two Worlds Align

    When people talk about career coaches, many still hold the perception that career coaches are campus recruiters, or these people simply belong together to the same category of campus recruiting and training students. In fact, recruiters can be career coaches and vice versa due to similar or overlapping roles in many cases. However, recruiters and career coaches are separate jobs with different responsibilities and purposes for their work...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university millennials college-recruiting
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    Increase the Diversity in Your Campus Recruiting Program

    Diversity recruiting continues to be a core element of overall college recruiting programs. Nearly 71 percent of employers responding to NACE's 2015 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey. How can your campus recruiting team contributes to your organization's diversity recruiting efforts and expand the diversity efforts within your current campus recruiting program? In this video, you are going to learn from the expert what you can do to increase the diversity in your campus recruiting program...

    March 26, 2018 - 13 minute read - diversity recruiting university vidcast
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    How To Rock Niche Social Media From The Recruiting Desk

    It’s 2016, and we’re all familiar with the value of strategic social media, but there’s more to connecting with your audience than digging roots on Twitter and Facebook. As a recruiter, sometimes it pays to strategize with subtlety. Big social media outlets cast a wide net, which is essential for organizing events and attracting top-candidates, but what about the smaller venues?...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    How Can Employers Help Students Develop Professional Skills for the Workplace?

    Students don’t inherently perform their jobs in a professional manner—they learn it through trial and error. However, a question raised here is, how can employers effectively contribute to the growth of professional skills of students in the workplace? Read our interview with Mr. Michael True, Senior Associate for Talent Development at Messiah College to find out the answers!...

    March 26, 2018 - 6 minute read - recruiting hr millennials
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    Giving Millennials a Purpose

    For employers that have trouble retaining Millennial employees, it’s easy to say that young workers are nothing more than a liability. As the thinking goes, they’re entitled brats who expect the world to be handed to them on a silver platter. The fact is, the attitude above comes from a huge misinterpretation of Millennial attitudes. You can only guarantee younger workers will stay if you make it absolutely clear one thing: they are working for a purpose...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting perks culture millennials
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    Engaging With Students Beyond Career Fairs

    Campus recruiting is not all about attending career fairs and conducting on-campus interviews. In today's talent war where campus is the batlefield, companies need to do more to engage with students beyond traditional career fairs. In this video, you are going to learn from the expert what you can do to build your employer branding on campus and get students stay engaged...

    March 26, 2018 - 8 minute read - recruiting university vidcast millennials
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    Employers’ Role in Workforce Readiness Preparation

    Following my first article on Big Data in Campus Recruiting as part of the series What I Learned From #NACE16, I want to dedicate this article to the biggest theme of this year conference—Employers’ role in workforce readiness preparation. It is undeniable that employers play a crucial role in addressing workforce readiness nowadays. Especially, in this ever-changing landscape where old jobs disappear and new jobs & skills emerge in a matter of a decade, students need to be...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials university
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    Elevate 2015 Roundup (Part 1)

    If you do not know, Elevate 2015 is the world’s largest virtual summit organized by HireVue and BambooHR last week to discuss all things HR and business. With 60 webinars conducted by industry-leading experts and visionaries, the summit offers a wide array of insights and revelations in many areas, including recruiting, sourcing talent, strategy, leadership, talent management, culture, and HR research, tips, and tricks. You can see the full agenda here...

    March 26, 2018 - 9 minute read - recruiting elevate-2015 hr
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    Crafting A Magnetic Company Culture for Millennials

    One of the most important fundamentals that can flavor the success or failure of an organization is its culture. A company that demonstrates a positive and engaging work culture is more likely to be innovative, productive, and long-lasting (in no short part because fulfilled employees tend to want to stick around for the long haul)...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting culture millennials
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    Big Data in Campus Recruiting – Utilize Campus Recruiting Software to Your Advantage

    The Rakuna team had an incredible week at this year’s NACE 2016 Conference & Expo in Chicago in June. From one-on-one chats with university recruiting professionals during our ride with CEO to attending interactive sessions and thought-provoking keynote addresses, I am excited to share my key learning in What I Learned From #NACE16 series...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting college-recruiting nace
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    Attracting Millennials & Gen Z with Mobile Recruiting

    Over the last decade, smartphones have become an ever more important part of people’s lives. According to Pew's research in 2015, 68% of Americans owned a smartphone, with that number rising to 86% among those ages 18 - 29. And digital-savvy Millennials & Gen Z now seek the convenience of completing most tasks on their mobile devices that more than a few would feel naked without one...

    March 26, 2018 - 2 minute read - recruiting candidates-voice millennials
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    Are university recruiters too traditional for Millennials? Score yourself!

    It is clear that Millennials have different values than previous generations when it comes to work and career. As Ted Bauer tweeted, “Recruiters need to paradigm shift everything they know about the old model to be relevant to Millennials. Recruiting should not even be HR! #MillennialTalk”...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    A Field Guide to NACE 2016

    We’re gearing up for NACE 2016 here at Rakuna, and we whipped up this quick guide to some of the highlights from what’s sure to be a great conference. Don’t forget to come visit us at Booth #810! Mingle, Connect, and Network (aka get your network on!)...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials nace
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    6 Metrics to Measure ROI from Your Recruiting Program

    One of the most important questions to ask when embarking on any recruiting initiative is, “How do we measure our return on investment?” If you’re going to make your recruitment program the best it can be, you need concrete, measureable goals and solid data that shows whether you’re meeting them. Whether a recruiting drive ultimately exceeds expectations or has a lackluster result, the resulting information can make future recruitment efforts far more effective...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - hr recruiting
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    5 Ways to Make Your HR Department a Company Leader

    HR departments need to take charge and show that they fill an indispensable role for their organizations. Companies that disregard their HR departments are liable to have trouble getting good hires, suffer from high turnover, be crippled by bottlenecks, and encounter leadership crises. A specialized HR department can tackle these problems and ensure that the organization prospers in the long term....

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting hr
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    5 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennials with a Better Employee Wellness Program

    Employee satisfaction in workplace is consistently one of the top millennial recruiting problems. Nowadays, it’s not just about the salary—money is not enough to hold feet of millennials. More and more youngsters are considering companies that offer incredible perks and benefits, aside from salary. This is when employee wellness programs (EWP) come into effect...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting millennials perks culture
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    5 Things Millennials Hate About Corporate Recruiters

    Say what you will about Millennials — that they’re entitled, that they’re lazy, that they’re rude, etc. etc. If you look at what’s going on in the labor market, it’s becoming harder and harder for companies to avoid hiring them. You can either adapt or fall behind...

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting candidates-voice millennials
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    5 Questions With a Top Campus Recruiter

    The campus recruiter is in charge of building a pipeline of talented up and coming candidates. The job spans many departments, walks the line between online and offline recruiting, as well as being driven by key seasonal booms (mostly commonly occurring during late spring and early fall) as students transition into the next phase of their budding careers....

    March 26, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    4 Steps to Put your University Recruiting Efforts On Track

    For some reasons, your college recruiting initiatives are not working out. You might be hiring the right people, only to see them leave the second they find another job. You might be meeting the right candidates, only to have them slip through your fingers and go to your competitors. Or you might not be finding good people at all. No matter where things are going wrong, you’ve got a big problem that you need to fix sooner rather than later...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university millennials college-recruiting
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    4 Steps To Make Campus Recruitment A More Data-Driven Program

    Let’s move beyond the “two-years experience required” for entry-level jobs generation of job ads, and talk about how to actually insert valuable numbers into your campus recruiting program. As we gear up for summer hiring, there’s been a lot of movement in the campus recruiting space: career centers continue to scour solutions to get their students into top roles, The Muse continues to grow its content empire, LinkedIn continues to try to onboard more university students...

    March 26, 2018 - 4 minute read - recruiting university college-recruiting
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    [Updated] 4 Cool Technologies to Accelerate Your Campus Recruiting Process

    As a campus recruiter, you’re well-versed in the context of an ever-changing landscape, and yes, things are very much changing. Oh don’t get us wrong: the fundamentals of engaging top candidates aren’t going anywhere, but with the tech-savvy Millennials and Gen Z reshaping the work world, your technical toolbox needs to be sharpened...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university
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    10 Foolproof Steps for Employers to Maximize Your Career Fair Experience

    When you engage in a career fair, you’re going to run into eager candidates of all styles, stripes, and banners. But the candidates that stand out are sharp, informed, and always engaging. If you’re going to get those candidates, you’ll need recruiters who are ready to meet them. Here are ten tips on how to make the most of a career fair and catch the people you want for your organization...

    March 26, 2018 - 5 minute read - recruiting university millennials
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    10 Eye-opening Tactics to Successful Diversity Recruiting

    Generating diversity awareness and finding diverse talent is one of the top challenges for organizations today. How can your organization better connect with, market to, and recruit minority students and graduates? The answer is complex-- but begins with developing a targeted and well-planned internal and external recruitment strategy at you our organization...

    March 26, 2018 - 8 minute read - diversity recruiting
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    Rakuna Customer Success Story

    As a Fortune 100 insurance company with 2,000 offices worldwide and more than $500 billion in assets under management, the client is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Each year, the company hires more than 80 interns and entry-level staff for their development programs, many from universities in the U.S. Campus recruiting is a critical part of their human resources strategy...

    March 14, 2018 - 3 minute read - recruiting university hr