Three Things You Need to Know Before You Post a Job


In this exclusive blog series, Kwantek and Affinity HR are partnering together to take a deep dive into the full lifecycle of employees in high-turnover industries - specifically Building Services and Contract Security. Twenty years ago, posting a job was a huge task

What's the Difference Between an ATS and a Job Board?


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The End of Organic Posting on Indeed?


In the recruiting game, the only constant is change - and BIG changes are coming for the BSC and Contract Security industries when it comes to posting jobs on Indeed

Jobs on Facebook Showing Big Results for Kwantek Clients


LOUISVILLE, KY - In May 2019, Kwantek announced a new integration with Jobs on Facebook. As a result, clients are seeing a growing pool of applicants

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Addressing Social Media Usage in the Security Industry


With the rise of social media and smartphone ownership, contract security companies are struggling to get their employees to abide by their policies around on-the-job phone usage

Paul Flart: What Went Wrong


In August 2018, Paul Flart became an Internet sensation. Flart (whose real first name is Doug - he remains anonymous) held a 2-11pm position at a hospital for a private security company. Retention

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What Happened to Service in Software?


Let's take a trip back in time

Using Retention Metrics to Grow Your Business


Over the past few weeks, Kwantek and TEAM Software have shared the importance of knowing your retention numbers through our five-part blog series

Top Metrics When Evaluating Site Managers


If you’ve learned anything over the course of this blog series from Kwantek and TEAM Software , it should be the importance of retention when it comes to your janitorial or security business’ profitability

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Industry Labor Trends for the Janitorial Industry


Over the past fifteen years, the U.S. economy and job market has seen dramatic ups and downs. With labor being a top expense, businesses in the janitorial industry, specifically building service contractors, have felt the impact of those fluctuations stronger than in other industries.

Are Your Site Manager Bonuses Incentivizing the Wrong Actions?


Site managers play critical roles in both the contract security and janitorial industries

Kwantek Announces Partnership with ZipRecruiter


LOUISVILLE, KY - Kwantek has announced an enhanced partnership with ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace which has the #1 rated job search app on iOS & Android


How to Calculate Your True Cost Per Hire


This blog is written in partnership and in conjunction with TEAM Software , and is part two of a five-part blog series on employee retention

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring Cleaning Staff


If you’re in charge of hiring cleaning staff in the commercial cleaning industry, you may feel like high turnover rates come with the territory, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be the case.

Kwantek 2018 Year in Review: Bringing You More, Better Applicants


When it comes it hiring in the commercial cleaning and security industries, there are two primary challenges: not enough applicants and high turnover

3 Tips for Managing Security Guards at Lower Rates


High turnover rates can be common in the contract security industry, particularly if you can’t afford to pay your security guards competitive hourly rates. Retention

Improve Your Candidate Quality by Improving Your Job Listing


A job listing for potential employees is like the back of a book for potential readers. Job Postings


HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

How Supervisor / Employee Check-Ins Can Be Profitable


In the Building Services Industry, poor retention presents a major problem. Recruiting and maintaining employees are the largest expenses in your organization, and retention continues to worsen. Worse yet, nobody has the silver bullet to fix it completely

Security Guard vs. Security Officer - Which Should You Use?


So, you have a position opening up in your contract security firm. Now is the time to post the job in various places using your standard job description and other boilerplate materials you use when hiring

Most Searched Building Services Job Titles of 2018


For Building Services Companies, the first step in getting a job applicant is getting them to look at your job listing

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Why You Should Be Texting Your Applicants


For most people, text messaging has become a part of our everyday lives, and in many cases it has eliminated the short phone call altogether


Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.

Indeed’s Definition of a ‘Recruitment-Based Company’ Expands


As has been said many times, nothing is truly ‘free’ - or at least ‘free’ rarely lasts forever

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6 Tips to Retain Good Security Guards


Turnover is always a challenge in the contract security industry, but not all employee turnover has the same impact. Retention

Job Seekers are in Control


In October 2018, CareerBuilder and SilkRoad released results of a new Harris Poll survey identifying job seekers’ and new employees’ expectations for hiring and onboarding

Kwantek Launches


LOUISVILLE, KY, September 25th, 2018 - Kwantek has announced the launch of a new web property exclusively for Private Security Contractors to post their jobs. officially launched this week with thousands of security guard job postings across the United States


A Recruiter’s Survival Guide – Breaking the Candidate Silence

Ever reach out to ideal candidates and then never hear back? We thought so. The majority, if not all, of your candidates are gainfully employed and have multiple job options coming their way. What’s the best way to connect with them in order to not only get a response, but cultivate a relationship? BountyJobs spoke with a top sourcing pro to get her top 5 tips for breaking candidate silence.

Text Reminders Provide Lift in Applicant Volume


In a world filled with distractions, most people have difficulty completing a task at hand. Whether their phone rings, their baby screams, or the light turns green, our minds are always elsewhere

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Introducing: The Prospects Tab


Our internal data has shown nearly two out of three candidates will start an application without completing it

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Announcing Jeff Davis as President of Kwantek


Twenty years ago, I founded Kwantek with a simple mission: to streamline the hiring processes of companies across the country. Over the years, we have evolved dramatically and released several iterations of our software

Introducing the New Jobs on Facebook Integration


Kwantek Clients can now benefit from having their jobs posted to Facebook where their job pool already spends their time

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook


LOUISVILLE, KY - Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook