Austin Ries

A recovering journalist and currently struggling weekend-guitarist, Austin spends his days as a product marketer for Zoho Recruit, where he focuses on helping recruiters thrive in a rapidly changing industry. You can follow him on Twitter (@austintries), Instagram or send him an email at austin.ries@zohocorp.com.

When it comes to your new hire, roll out the red carpet.

As a recruiter, your days are so jumbled with a medley of meetings, resumes, and interviews that it’s easy to forget basic recruiter doctrine: when...

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How providing feedback after the candidate’s interview can set yourself apart

My high school baseball coach used to preach the importance of making the routine plays. His mantra was, “If we focus on the routine plays,...

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5 Ways Zoho Recruit Can Bring Recruiters and Hiring Managers Together

If you were a child of the late 90s like yours truly, there’s a good chance you owned a “___ is Life. The Rest is Just...

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5 Ways You Can Immediately Improve the Hiring Manager Experience

If you’re anything like the recruiters I’ve spoken with, it’s a fair assumption that you and your hiring managers don’t always see eye to eye....

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What Uber’s New Mobile Game Gets Right About Recruiting

Over the past ​five years, the popular (and recently notorious) ride-sharing app Uber has grown from an idea to a juggernaut valued at an estimated...

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Why the Right Applicant Tracking System Will Instantly Improve Your Company’s Candidate Experience

In the expanse of the Hotel Irvine grand ballroom—nestled in the heart of sunny Southern California—recruiters move from booth to booth like tourists along the Hollywood...

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Why You Should Recruit Like the Judges on “The Voice”

For over 13 years, the reality singing competition has captivated, dare I say hypnotized, American television audiences. It started in 2002 with American Idol, and—as...

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What You Can Learn from Google, Zappos and AIG to Improve the Candidate Experience

I ​hear you all in the backseat. Your eager voices echoing like children on a family road trip to Mount Rushmore or Washington D.C. “Are...

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What Makes a Poor Candidate Experience? How You Might Be Losing Top Talent and Potential Customers

Before we can reach our terminus of enlightenment for the “ultimate candidate experience,” our pilgrimage requires a pit-stop in the land of the bad, the...

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The Candidate Experience and How it Impacts Your Company

Take a moment and think back to the last time you looked for a job. The last time you navigated a company’s career site. The...

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