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New Study: Trends in Mobile Recruitment Adoption

A recent CareerBuilder study found that employers are falling behind when it comes to mobile recruitment adoption.

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Only 20 percent of Fortune 500 companies have mobile-optimized career site. The numbers are even worse when it comes to the health care industry, as only 11.6 percent of hospitals and 5.6 percent of assisted living facilities have mobile-optimized sites. Staffing firms fared slightly better, where 33 percent have mobile-optimized career sites. The finding underscores the opportunity employers have to engage more mobile candidates at a faster rate than their competitors – if they work now to create a recruitment strategy that aligns with consumer behavior.

Touch is the new frontier for job search. Mobile and tablet users expect to see jobs information in a visual way that reflects the visual approach of the overall Web. This is especially critical in a time when mobile job search is exploding and companies are missing out on talent because they’re not mobile-optimized.

Is your organization falling behind when it comes to mobile recruitment adoption?

Are you prepared for mobile job seekers? See how you compare to others in your industry. Download Trends in Adoption: An Analysis of Mobile Recruitment Efforts Across Industries today.

Do you need a comprehensive mobile solution designed to attract the best talent to your organization?

As the world’s leader in talent acquisition services, CareerBuilder was at the forefront of mobile recruitment, providing mobile solutions for our customers as early as 2008. Today, we continue to stay ahead of the curve. Our Mobile Careers solution is among the most innovative tools the industry has to offer.

About Mobile Careers

Mobile Careers optimizes your current recruitment site for mobile viewing and browsing. Mobile Careers targets potential candidates with the interface they use the most – their mobile device.

With Mobile Careers job candidates can learn about your company, view job listings, and see other content that helps tell your organization’s story – all in a format optimized for a mobile screen.

Candidates can also search for job using geo-location, see their estimated commute time, leave a business card, integrate with social media accounts and share jobs with contacts.

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Stephanie Gaspary

About Stephanie Gaspary

Stephanie is the managing director of content strategy at CareerBuilder, tasked with creating opportunities to share the CareerBuilder story across job seeker and employer channels. Stephanie, a lifelong learner, holds a Master's in Business Administration and a Master's in Management - both from North Park University and a Bachelor's degree in Art from Bethel University. A Minnesotan at heart, Stephanie has lived in Chicago for nearly 20 years, is the doting mother to two wacky german shorthaired pointer pups, looks forward to her morning run *almost* as much as that first cup of coffee and vows to one day live in the mountains.


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