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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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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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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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Establishing a Company Culture Built for Long-Term Retention

Kwantek

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

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

How to Hire Candidates for Long-Term Retention

Kwantek

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

Creating a 30-Day Employee Engagement Plan

Kwantek

In the Building Services Industry, 44% of new hires don’t make it past 30 days. In the Security Industry, that number is closer to 40%. Retention

Retention Metrics to Monitor

Kwantek

As you know, employee turnover is a major problem in the Building Services and Security Industries. It can cripple a company’s ability to grow, and it can be a cancer that destroys company culture and employee morale

Introducing: MyCleaningJobs.com

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Working Style 2.0 in Action

Kwantek

Recently, we introduced our latest update to our Working Style Assessment for Building Services and Security companies. The assessment is designed to identify applicant working styles to match candidates with roles where they will have the greatest potential of being long-term employees

An Exercise in Frustration - Hiring Talent in a Tight Labor Market

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Originally posted by Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President – Affinity HR Group, Inc. From trucking to construction to car care to print distribution, across all sectors in which we work, there is one common trend that our recruiting team has noticed – there’s a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers to fill available jobs. And this shortage significantly impacts our clients, particularly the small businesses with whom we work

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Kwantek Clients See Growth in Applicant Volume

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Over the past several years, there has been a growing consensus among employers - it is more difficult than ever to find good people to work. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, this is not too surprising

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Who's Interviewing Who? A Counterintuitive Approach to the Hiring Process

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This is the first in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

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The True Goal of the Phone Screen

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This is the third post in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

Top Hiring Metrics to Monitor for High Turnover Industries

Kwantek

Your hiring process should be methodical, well-calculated, and driven by data, especially if you’re in a high turnover industry. Whether or not you use applicant tracking software, it is critical to maintain a well-documented process that will track these two core metrics: applicants to offer and time to hire

Mastering Messaging in Your Recruiting Process

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This is the final post in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Recruiting for Low-Skilled Jobs: A Five Part Series

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Recruiting for Low-Skilled Jobs: A Five Part Series

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When Background Screening Finds Criminal Records: Are You Making These Common Mistakes?

Kwantek

According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), nine out of ten employers conduct background screening on candidates when hiring. It’s clear employers want to make safe hiring decisions. This is even more important because of the growing number of American workers that have a criminal history. In fact, the Bureau of Justice reports that almost one-third of working Americans have a criminal history on file — and this number is continuing to rise

Google's Impact on Job Boards

Kwantek

Google Hire launched in mid-2017 while every ATS provider held their breath. To date, it hasn’t disrupted the market like many thought it would. Niche players (like us at Kwantek) are still thriving in our markets, specializing in solving the specific hiring need of our clients. Google is notoriously tight-lipped about their go-to market strategy, but a few recent developments may reveal their strategy. The first indication showed up in search results a few months back

Introducing: Working Style Assessment 2.0

Kwantek

Using our working style assessment, we have been able to analyze millions of candidates in the Building Services and Security industries. This has helped us understand the pre-hire indicators of long-term employees. Historically, the assessment has provided color-coded checkmarks to indicate the likelihood of long-term retention

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

The Most Important Person in the Interview Process

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This is the second post in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

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How to Increase Janitor Applicant Volume

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Most BSC companies maintain the need for high applicant volume. High turnover and acquisition of new clients make hiring a constant. What’s not always a constant is keeping up a steady flow of applicants. Here are four tips to make sure your applicant pool remains full and healthy

WOTC Explained

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For high-turnover industries focused on hiring hourly employees, it’s common to hire employees that would qualify for Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC). For companies with significant annual hiring volume, using these credits can help deduct tens of thousands of dollars from taxable income. Given this, let’s dive in to how to maximize WOTC for your business

How to Modify Your Job Application to Increase Applicant Volume

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This is the fourth post in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

2018 TEAM Client Conference Preview

Kwantek

We are so excited to be at the TEAM Client Conference once again in Omaha, NE. In case you’re wondering, we’ve already eaten a lot of steak and we’re probably not going to stop! As an exclusive partner with TEAM (and the only applicant tracking software with end-to-end integration with WinTeam), we’re already quite familiar with many of the faces. We are excited to reconnect with our long-standing clients and colleagues and meet new people along the way

Five Reasons Security Guards Quit (And How to Prevent It)

Kwantek

The annual turnover rate for the average private security firm is over 75% according to ASIS. This is about five times that of most industries, and we believe it's even higher due to 'hidden' turnover (which we'll discuss at a later date). We’ve identified five primary reasons for this turnover that can have major repercussions on an organization’s ability to attract and retain clients. Retention

How to Hire Security Guards Quickly

Kwantek

Many times when you need to hire security guards, you needed to hire them yesterday

Revolutionary HR Technology - What You Can Expect in 2019

ClearCompany Recruiting

The HR tech stack has been consistently evolving for decades. From moving to the cloud, to the rise of mobile and video, to big data, we’ve been following this evolution for quite some time.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

5 Management Mistakes Hindering Employee Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Gallup reports only. 32.5% of U.S. employees are engaged in their work, which is a shame, because engagement lays the foundation for improving employee performance. Gallup also reports at least. 70% of variance in employee engagement can be attributed to managers.

How Tech is Changing the Way We Manage Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Performance reviews have long been an integral part of performance management, but the time for change has come. New guidelines have been introduced to turn outdated methods into an effective performance management plan.

Talemetry Congratulates 2018 North American Candidate Experience Award Winners

Talemetry

What does an outstanding candidate experience look like? It’s the ability to consistently deliver an exemplary experience that values each individual, time and time again, across thousands of candidates who interact with your organization during the candidate lifecycle.

Top 5 Recruiting Challenges to Solve in 2019

Lever

Recruiting is hard work. The competition for talent is high, making it difficult to win top-tier talent. On top of that, reactive hiring means you can’t focus on more strategic initiatives, like candidate experience and team collaboration. All of these things can wreak havoc on a hiring plan.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

What's with All the Changes in the HCM and Recruiting Landscape?

Talemetry

If you’re like most HR and talent acquisition professionals, you undoubtedly noticed the incredible amount of news, partnerships and collaborations announced among major players in the HCM industry just in the last few weeks alone. IBM Watson and Workday. LinkedIn and Glint.

4 HR Practices That Were Trending in 2010 That Don't Matter Today

ClearCompany Recruiting

HR technology is changing, and the corresponding HR practices are changing right along with it. Think back 20, 10 or even 5 years ago. Do you still follow the same processes? Are the systems you once used still current and the key to helping with those tedious tasks? Most likely not.

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How to Prepare for the Next Headcount Meeting with Your CFO

Lever

Being that 2019 is around the corner, there has never been a more important time to get in front of headcount planning and ensure your team is staffed for recruiting success.

What the Hottest Voices in HR Tech Have to Say

ClearCompany Recruiting

Human Resources is one of the fastest moving industries and it seems like we’re always right in the middle of a new shift.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.