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The Real Cost of a Bad Hire

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Breaking Down the High Cost of a Bad Hire. A quote that we live by here at Newton states, “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”

Get Prepared. Hard to Fill Jobs Will Only Get Harder.

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Top Hard to Fill Jobs by 2025. Thought your jobs were already hard to fill? Unfortunately, for many of us, it’s about to get harder.

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Newton Bootcamp – Building a Compliant Background Check Process

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Background Checks and Employment Screening – Building a Compliant Process to Mitigate Risk. If you attended last month’s Bootcamp , “How to Hire a Successful Recruiter,” you now have a framework for building the foundation of your talent acquisition team.

Must-Have Applicant Tracking System Features for Effective Recruiting and Hiring

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The Applicant Tracking System Features That You Can’t Do Without These days, choosing an applicant tracking system (ATS) can be confusing. Most platforms for internal hiring do roughly the same thing and with over 200 ATSs available on the market, it’s easy to get lost in feature matrixes.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

July Bootcamp – How to Hire a Successful Recruiter

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A Wrong Hire is Costly. Hiring the Wrong Recruiter is Catastrophic! Making a bad hire is costly. In fact, experts say that the real cost of a bad hire is 2 to 3 times the salary level for that position.

Optimize Your Hiring With Newton’s Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

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Easily Track Your Hiring Performance With Newton’s Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet Truthfully, we think it’s a crime for any modern recruiting or HR department to be hiring without an applicant tracking system.

Recruiting Strategies for Closing Top Talent

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Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates With These Recruiting Strategies! Missed our #BoostYourOffer Bootcamp? You’re in luck! We were so excited about this session that we recorded the webinar and uploaded it to our YouTube account.

Applicant Tracking System ROI Calculator: How Much Time & Money Can You Save?

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Build Your Business Case With Newton’s ROI Calculator Chances are, if you’re reading this, you already know that manual recruiting processes are costing you time and money. But putting an exact number to those hours lost…. to those dollars wasted… therein always lied the challenge.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

What is the Ideal Length of an Online Job Application?

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Candidates Are No Longer Willing to Jump Through Hoops in Your Online Job Application.

Common Hiring Mistakes That Every Recruiter and HR Professional Makes and How to Avoid Them

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Avoid the Major Pitfalls of Recruiting by Tackling These Common Hiring Mistakes A bad hire. We all know the costs and most of us have felt the burn of making one. But what is it that leads hiring professionals to hire the wrong candidate?

5 Factors for FCRA Compliant Background Checks

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Background Checks and Employment Screening – Building a Compliant Process to Mitigate Risk. For those involved in recruiting and hiring, employment screening and background checks can be a thorny issue. You want to make sure that the person you are considering for a role is who they say they are.

#nowmobile – A Guide to Mobile Recruiting and Mobile Applicant Tracking

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Everyone is always talking about Mobile Recruiting, but what that term really means, and how to implement a truly mobile recruitment and hiring process, has been confusing. To help break it down, we like to break it into two buckets.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

Make Candidates Hit Reply with These 10 Recruiting Email Tips

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10 Tips for Effective Recruiting Emails As a recruiter, there are few tools more valuable than great recruiting emails. After all, half the battle is convincing candidates that responding to you is worth their time. Unfortunately, knowing the makeup of an effective recruiting email can be elusive.

August Expert Sessions – Driving Efficiency in Your Applicant Tracking System

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August Expert Sessions. Driving Efficiency with Newton’s Applicant Tracking System. You’ve made it to the end, the candidate is ready to sign an offer, now you need to make the last jump to get the offer approved.

Would Your Company Pass an Audit for EEOC or OFCCP Compliance? Take Newton’s Compliance Risk Calculator to Find Out!

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Assess your EEOC or OFCCP compliance standing in 30 seconds. When hiring for a new position, compliance is the last thing on your mind.

Most Common Background Checks for Employers

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. Considering Which Background Checks to Run? Know Your Options. Now that you understand the 5 fundamentals of building a compliant background check process , it’s time to decide which employment screens are best for your organization.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

Join Us For Our Colorado Grand Opening!

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Calling all Coloradoans – Join us for our Grand Opening! We’ve been a part of the Fort Collins, Colorado community since 2014 and we’re excited to announce our continued growth and expansion.

Is Your Applicant Tracking Software Up To Modern Recruiting Standards?

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Simple. Smart. Applicant Tracking Software Since 2009. Whether you are a human resource or a recruiting leader looking to implement applicant tracking software for the first time, or the fifth time, choosing Newton makes it easy.

Video: Newton Applicant Tracking System Helps Employers Hire

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Small and Medium-sized employers have an ATS specifically designed to manage and control hiring. With Newton, employers capture, store and track candidates from one secure place in the cloud. Coordinate and schedule interviews. Run reports and export data with just a few clicks.

8 Steps to Choosing the Right Applicant Tracking System

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Revolutionize Your Hiring. Choosing an applicant tracking system should be an exciting endeavor, not a daunting task.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

Why Isn’t My Job Posting Showing Up On Indeed?

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The Real Reasons Your Job Posting on Indeed Isn’t Showing Up “Why aren’t my jobs showing up on Indeed?” This is one of the most common questions that we receive at Newton about third-party job boards like Indeed.

Join Us for Our October Bootcamp, Creating the Ideal Applicant Journey

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Are You Losing Candidates Throughout the Applicant Journey? The hiring process can be stressful for applicants as well as employers. Job seekers are putting themselves on the line, which can be a vulnerable place to be.

[New] Spanish Applications with Newton!

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Spanish Applications Are Becoming a Must 52.6 Million Americans A recent study found that there are 41 million native Spanish speakers and 11.6 bilingual English-Spanish speakers in the United States. That’s 13% of the United States population!

Newton To Release Powerful New Candidate Search Capabilities

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Turn Applicant Data Into Recruiting Currency With Candidate Search Today we’re excited to announce the coming release of our advanced Candidate Search functionality.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Choosing The Best ATS for Your Business – Goldilocks and The Three Applicant Tracking Systems

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Deciding Which ATS Is Best for Your Business Purchasing an applicant tracking system is a pivotal decision for any business. After all, the people you hire are your most valuable assets and you need a system in place to effectively attract, engage, and close your top candidates (not to mention streamline and organize all of […]. The post Choosing The Best ATS for Your Business – Goldilocks and The Three Applicant Tracking Systems appeared first on Newton Software. Company News

Are You Driving Away Qualified Candidates with Unconscious Gender Discrimination in Your Job Descriptions?

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Gender Discrimination in Job Descriptions Job descriptions can be sexist… give me a break, right? Our initial thoughts as well.

Newton Rings in the New Year With Mobile Career Pages and Mobile Apply Features

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Newton Mobile Career Pages and Mobile Applications. READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE. Newton now empowers employers with mobile apply capabilities. This new technology is designed to meet every job seeker where they are at regardless of the device they use to connect to the internet.

What Are the Hidden Costs of Employee Referrals?

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Employee Referrals: Golden Ticket to Recruiting or Fool’s Gold? Employee referrals are touted as the golden ticket to successful recruiting, and for good reason too.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

8 Hiring Trends to Tackle During the Holiday Season Lull

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8 Holiday Season Hiring Trends to Prepare For! Thanksgiving is nearly upon us and at Newton, we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate some quality time with our family and friends!