Staffing World Recap     


This past week, SmartSearch had the opportunity to exhibit at the American Staffing Associations Annual Staffing World Conference in Las Vegas. It was packed full of familiar faces and informative matters.

Webinar recap: How to use Automation to 'Stay Full' in a Candidate-Starved Market


On September 1, SmartSearch's Executive Vice President, Bill Inman, hosted a conversation with Lauren B. Jones , a technology-obsessed staffing industry innovator, superstar, and founder of LEAP Consulting Solutions.


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Smart Tips for Building a Human-Centric Workplace


Introducing a new short video clip series on employment trends and regulations, new norms, and best practices. Industry Insights Smart Tips

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Smart Inclusion: Upskilling your workforce with accessible design for people with disabilities


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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

Smart Leadership Series: Online Reputation and Recruiting  


S martSearch's Executive Vice President, Bill Inman talks with Adam Conrad, Founder and Chief Experience Officer of Great Recruiters, a cloud-based platform that translates real-time reviews and ratings from candidates into actionable insights on recruiter performance. Future of Work


Why Job Descriptions Suck (and how to fix them)


When writing a job description, think of it as an advertisement. Best Practices Industry Insights

Keeping up with the Joneses


Continuous learning is essential to stay ahead of the competition in the race for talent


Webinar Recap: 5 Key Strategies for Recruitment Marketing


Haley Marketing masterclass webinar shows how to get the RIGHT people to click APPLY

Lean Into The Ride


From the President’s Desk – August 2022. President's Desk


Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

Smart Inclusion: Why Neurodiversity Is the #1 Competitive Advantage Businesses Should Be Investing in This Year


Sylvia Dahlby, DE&I Champion at SmartSearch talks with Jeff Miller , CEO and Founder of Potentia Workforce , a consulting firm that delivers technology, analytics, and human capital services by leveraging the talents and skills of – and providing opportunities for – often overlooked neurodiverse individuals. DEI

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Respect. Trust. Compassion.


SHRM Hawaii State Conference explores change management in turbulent times. Industry Insights

Smart Inclusion: Diversity That Works


SmartSearch's DE&I Ch ampion, Sylvia Dahlby talks with Roger Simmons , president and Chief Operating Officer of Crossinculture , a consulting firm with extensive experience in providing cultural competency training for organizations that want to improve cross-cultural awareness.

Resistance Is Futile


Employers adopt hybrid work as a key strategy for successful talent retention during The Great Resignation.

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

Smart Leadership Series: The Future of Recruiting Technology


Bill Inman, Executive Vice President of SmartSearch, interviews LJ Morris, President and one of the original founders of Smart Search. LJ has been a major innovator in the ATS applicant tracking system market, having helped build the system from scratch over 30 years ago. Smart Leadership

The Enduring Legacy Of Gratitude


From the President’s Desk – November 2021. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving. It was 1621 when about 50 Pilgrims and roughly 90 members of the Wampanoag tribe celebrated that first harvest feast.

FOW Series: AI and the Future of Recruiting, Architecture, and Ethics of AI with John Sumser


AI, the hype, and the reality. Industry Insights Future of Work

SmartSearch is growing!


Introducing Erik Enright, CEO


Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. In this eBook, we look at the 7 key challenges to global growth, and ways to minimize expansion headaches.

Candidate Experience with JobTalk


Are we there yet? JobTalk Podcast on the Candidate Experience discusses how employers can pave the road for a smooth ride on the job seekers journey.

Why Gratitude is an Effective Leadership Skill


This holiday season, it’s important to express gratitude to those around us: those who help us out, make us smile, or even provide some measure of comfort during these difficult times. Gratitude is proven to be beneficial to your physical and mental well-being.

Walking the Talk in DE&I: Coaching that makes a difference


Walking the Talk in DE&I: Coaching that makes a difference.


Embracing BI, Data, and Analytics


On August 26, I joined members of the Buffalo Azure Users Group for an online Teams meetup on how a global enterprise harnessed the power of Business Intelligence (BI), data collection, analytics, and reporting.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

California Employers Prepare For 2021


Webinar recap: San Diego SHRM provides an update on State employment laws, new legislation and offers tips and strategies for regulatory compliance. .

4 Ways Data is Shaping the Future of Hiring


The staffing industry has always been about people. And that’s why, historically, hiring professionals have needed to possess excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills in order to build rapport with hiring managers and job candidates. .

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Practicing Mindfulness


Last year, I wrote about Mindfulness and the importance of living in the moment. With today’s emphasis on well-being and mental health in the workplace, the idea of Mindfulness – the need to slow down, listen more, and take time to experience the Now – is front & center for employers.

End the War for Talent


Perhaps the best way to end the so-called “war” is to just stop calling it a war


Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

A Career Journey to Becoming President


The changing business landscape, powered by technology, has continued redefining industries and job roles. The job market continues to evolve as the demand for new skills is on the rise. Likewise, new positions have emerged while some traditional ones have disappeared.

Smart Inclusion: DEI as a Health & Safety Issue


Smart Inclusion: DEI as a Health & Safety Issue.


Working from home? Beware the refrigerator!


Did you wake up today with nowhere to go? COVID-19 lockdowns, social distancing and homeschooling kept a lot of office workers from jumping in the car and commuting to the workplace. Welcome to my world.

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Automated Candidate Sourcing: Create a Talent Pool Before You Need One


Employees are the heart of every organization, and that is one of the reasons why finding the right talent is a vital function of Human Resources professionals everywhere.

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Global Hiring Guide: Top Emerging Fintech Hubs

The fintech industry is growing exponentially. Companies can find the talent they need in top emerging fintech hubs around the world. Highly skilled global candidates are available to hire — companies just need to know where to look for them.

Women-Owned Business: Overcoming Challenges in Leadership


SmartSearch’s DEI champion, Sylvia Dahlby, talks with Lynne Marie Finn, President & CEO of Broadleaf Results, an Aleron Company with a WBENC, about how women are overcoming challenges in leadership.

Smart Businesses Look to The Future


Companies that embrace digital technologies in their talent acquisition functions are two times more likely to improve quality of hire and retention, and three times more likely to improve the candidate experience.

Energy. Focus. Expectations.


Change is hard. The International Space Station effortlessly flies around planet Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour. It is easy for the ISS to stay on course, expending virtually zero energy to maintain orbit at breathtaking speed.

Smart Inclusion Series: Modeling A Culture Of Inclusion


Sylvia Dahlby, DE&I Champion at SmartSesarch, talks with Omari Jahi Aarons, Managing Partner of the Aarons Group, a workplace diversity & inclusion consulting firm, on what it means to model a culture of inclusion in recruiting.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!