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.

Keeping up with the Joneses


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


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Streamline Your Training Processes with New Technologies


Making a new hire can be a fun and exciting experience, however finding the best way to train your new hires presents many challenges. Workforce training is a crucial component to successfully onboard new candidates and ensure they can start contributing to the team immediately.

Webinar Recap: 5 Key Strategies for Recruitment Marketing


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

How HR Can Create A Connected Talent Experience in the New World of Work

Speaker: Soula Courlas, Interim Chief People Officer, PwC & Sara Blanchard, Director & National Culture Lead, Workforce of the Future, PwC

Join PwC’s Interim Chief People Officer, along with their Director & National Culture Lead, to learn how they are connecting their hybrid workforce with innovative strategies and 10KC’s all-in-one platform. The event will be an opportunity for HR and people leaders to gain actionable talent experience strategies to engage and develop their workforces.

Lean Into The Ride


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


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

Resistance Is Futile


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

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

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.

The HR Compliance Playbook: How to Improve Speed-to-Hire

Every global growth to-do list should begin with compliance. Navigating international jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming, but with solid, up-to-date compliance procedures, companies can maximize efficiency, speed-to-hire, and mitigate risks.

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.

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


Compliance Throughout the Remote Employee Lifecycle

Compliance is a constantly evolving challenge, from the recruiting stage all the way to employee offboarding. Companies must stay compliant at all stages in the employee lifecycle. This eBook offers strategies to maintain compliance, outlines common compliance mistakes, and more.

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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Smart Inclusion: DEI as a Health & Safety Issue


Smart Inclusion: DEI as a Health & Safety Issue.


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. .

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


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


Build a Mentorship Experience That Drives Engagement, Promotion, and Retention

Retain, engage and support a diverse workforce with an effective mentorship program. Companies with mentorship programs can see a boost in minority representation at management levels of up to 24%, with higher employee engagement. The 10KC Mentorship Solution provides the tools & resources to create a scalable, centralized and measurable program that will help you achieve your goals.

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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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.

24 Hours Unplugged


When was the last time you unplugged for 24 hours? Industry Insights

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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Recruiting From Within: Expand Your Talent Pipeline While Driving Retention

Rethinking your internal employee career strategy can help you fill critical roles and retain your best talent. This eBook highlights the benefits of internal migration, outlines how to execute a virtual recruitment strategy, and provides tips to promote internal migration.

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.

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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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.

Smart Inclusion Series: Women In The Workplace


We’re excited to launch the Smart Inclusion series!

Create an Early Talent Experience That Drives Attraction, Engagement, & Retention

Students and new grads need formal onboarding, connectivity, and mentoring. The 10KC Solution provides you with the resources and expertise needed to run brand-differentiating Early Talent programs that will help you attract and retain the best employees.

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.

Why You need a Subject Matter Expert


Importance of an SME to maximize Value from Vendors. With software-as-a-service (SaaS) and the introduction of platform-as-a-service, it has become imperative that companies invest in maximizing the value of their services.

Mindfulness Can Transform Your Life


From the President’s Desk – December 2021. Where did the time go? If you are like me, this is a question I ask myself every December. How did an entire year pass so quickly?

Retention Roadmap: Ways to Reduce Talent Turnover in 2022 and Beyond

Employees are now embracing lifestyle over work – with many migrating to other jobs to find opportunities that better align with their priorities. How can you retain your top talent? Get tips to keep your global employees happy, engaged, and productive.

Meet LJ Morris – President and CTO


We are excited to feature LJ Morris, President, and CTO, SmartSearch, in our staff spotlight to end the year. LJ has been with SmartSearch for 24 years, and 2022 will mark 25 incredible years. So, who is LJ Morris? LJ best describes himself as driven but also a strategic thinker.

Most Staffing Websites Have These ADA Compliance Issues


You may have the most beautifully designed, robust, well written and lightning-fast website in your market. It may perform very well on mobile, drive conversions and generate a ton of orders and qualified applications for your staffing agency. But is your website ADA-compliant?

How to Perfect Your Remote Hiring Efforts


The world has been flipped on its head over the past few months. The spread of COVID-19 has had a massive impact on U.S. businesses and more people are working from home right now than ever before. For hiring professionals, this is the ideal time to look at perfecting your remote hiring efforts.

Webinar Recap: Remote Work, The New Normal


On June 23, consulting experts from Black Box Consulting conducted a panel-chat style webinar where members from the organization discussed the pros and cons of working remotely.

The Workplace of the Future: Building a Sense of Belonging

Ten Thousand Coffees Connectivity Solution creates informal interactions that build culture and a sense of belonging among employees, while also providing them with opportunities to grow their networks in remote-first and hybrid work environments.