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The End of Organic Posting on Indeed?

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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

Addressing Social Media Usage in the Security Industry

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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

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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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Why You Should Be Texting Your Applicants

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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

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

What Happened to Service in Software?

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Let's take a trip back in time

Using Retention Metrics to Grow Your Business

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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

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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

Industry Labor Trends for the Janitorial Industry

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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?

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

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

How to Calculate Your True Cost Per Hire

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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

Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring Cleaning Staff

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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.

Jobs on Facebook Showing Big Results for Kwantek Clients

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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

Three Lessons I Learned from Indeed

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This past week I was given a rare opportunity to sit down with the Search Quality team at Indeed

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

3 Tips for Managing Security Guards at Lower Rates

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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

How Supervisor / Employee Check-Ins Can Be Profitable

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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

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

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

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

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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

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Most Searched Building Services Job Titles of 2018

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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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Improve Your Candidate Quality by Improving Your Job Listing

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

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

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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

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

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Announcing Jeff Davis as President of Kwantek

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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

Job Seekers are in Control

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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 MyGuardJobs.com

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

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Introducing: The Prospects Tab

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

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.

Text Reminders Provide Lift in Applicant Volume

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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 New Jobs on Facebook Integration

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

Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook

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LOUISVILLE, KY - Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook

Are Your Interview Questions in Compliance?

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Interviewing and screening job applicants carries a high amount of legal risk for any industry. In high-turnover industries such as commercial cleaning or contract security, this risk is exacerbated

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Why Your Applicant Volume is Decreasing and How to Stop the Bleeding

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Today’s world is filled with distractions

Two Big Takeaways from 2018, and What They Mean for 2019

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As always, I spent a lot of time last year talking to Kwantek clients in the field

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Establishing a Company Culture Built for Long-Term Retention

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Among the most overused buzzwords in business today is “company culture.” Everybody knows they need it, yet nobody seems to have the same definition of it

How to Hire Candidates for Long-Term Retention

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In the BSC and Security Industries, the work for hiring managers and HR Directors can become very repetitive. After all, they’re mostly hiring for the same job every single day

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.