Video: Frequently Asked Questions About Search Quality at Indeed

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Earlier this year, Indeed announced enhanced search quality processes for maintaining high standards for the jobs that appear in search results. These processes include providing better tools to help companies understand the Indeed Job Posting Guidelines.

On occasion, it is necessary for companies to improve job content and change posting practices to avoid having their jobs removed from search results. …

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Infographic: 10 Surprising Facts About the Global Talent Mismatch

What's causing the mismatch between employers and job seekers? Research from Indeed reveals new insights.

Today recruiters worldwide report that they often struggle to fill open positions. In the latest report from the Indeed Hiring Lab, we explore the root causes of this global talent mismatch—and what employers can do about it.

Employers find it hard to hire for many reasons, ranging from global competition for workers with specialized skills to changes in employee preferences. …

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How Passion Powers Careers, Plus 3 Tips for Recruiting Passionate People

Employees who are engaged at work and passionate about their careers are more productive, more innovative and inspire those around them to do their best.

Employees who are engaged at work and passionate about their careers are more productive, more innovative and inspire those around them to do their best. This has led some of the smartest companies to focus recruitment efforts on finding passionate candidates.

But passion can manifest in surprising ways. Recruiters who learn to look beyond technical skills and work experience can …

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Is the Gig Economy Overrated?

Gig Economy

It’s impossible to escape news of the growing gig economy. Upstart ride-for-hire firms such as Lyft and Uber now employ armies of smartphone-connected freelance drivers to help people get around cities for less than traditional taxi businesses, who are hampered by red tape and higher employee costs.

Taxi firms are outraged, but this model has spread rapidly to other services. …

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9/10 Recruiters Prefer to Hire Active Candidates—Here’s Why

Low angle view of business people talking to their potential colleague on a job interview in the office.

Some recruiters spend a lot of time pursuing hard-to-get candidates—those who are pretty satisfied in their current jobs but could be enticed by another opportunity. You may succeed in recruiting some of these passive candidates away from their current companies, but once they’ve joined your organization, you’re left to wonder: are their hearts really in it?

Sometimes the best fit …

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