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Fixing Your Hiring Process Will Make You an HR Hero!

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In the human resources industry, actually, just in the business world itself, I find that a lot of people have begun accepting mediocre results because they believe that's as good as it gets.

See you in Vegas!

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We’re excited to be headed to Vegas for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Expo! It’ll be our 5th year at the conference and each time just keeps getting better. We love being able to meet new friends, showcase ApplicantPro (all of our new add-ons and integrations??),

Stop Hiding! You Need Feedback for Your Job Ads!

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I often hear the statement "HR needs constructive criticism when it comes to their job ads". It's a bold statement. But it's one I believe to be very true, especially if you're looking to improve and evolve as an organization. Notice I said, constructive criticism.

Being Small Might Be Your HR Superpower

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Today I want to talk a little bit about David and Goliath. In case you're not familiar with the story, I'll give you a quick recap. There is a lot more background to the story but basically, it all comes down to one battle.

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Make a Huge Impact on Your Hiring with Small HR Changes

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It was July 20th, 1969. Apollo 11 had been manned by six American astronauts who were setting out to make history. Four days after it's initial launch, astronaut Neil Armstrong made his way onto the moon's surface and uttered the famous statement "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.".

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See Massive Hiring Results When You Hire Like a Stoic

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It happens to the best of us. Challenges arise in your hiring process that can feel like huge obstacles blocking your way. Add in the fact that you are overworked and the high demands of your HR responsibilities, and some days it might feel like the best option would be to call it quits for the day.

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Improve Hiring by Turning Your Hiring Process into a Hiring Strategy

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If you don't have a hiring strategy in place, don't be surprised when your hiring results aren't improving. Understanding the hiring process. For more than a decade, I have been running a Hiring Software company here at ApplicantPro.

Chocolate vs. Broccoli in the World of Hiring Software

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Given the choice between a heaping bowl of chocolate ice cream, and a heaping bowl of steamed broccoli, chances are I will always choose the chocolate ice cream. Who wouldn't? Also given the choice between the two, my kids will always choose the bowl of chocolate ice cream.

Switch Out Your HR Hat to Drive Better Hiring Results

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Remember the old Superman comics? The ones where Superman and Lex Luthor went head to head in an epic fight scene, only for Lex to barely slip out of Superman’s grasp once again?

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How to Create a Business Case for Recruitment CRM

Speaker: Jack Wei, Madeline Laurano, and Celinda Appleby

Learn how to build a robust business case for recruitment CRM with analyst Madeline Laurano. Celinda Appleby, Global Talent Attraction Director at VISA, joins her and shares her strategy for deploying a CRM in line with VISA’s talent acquisition strategy.

Find Your Best Employees by Taking Advantage of Low Unemployment Rates

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I've spoken here before on how to hire when the unemployment rate is low, and since then the unemployment rate has continued to fall.

Create an Employee Referral Program that Works in 7 Easy Steps

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It seems like all that HR folks, or really anyone who has anything to do with hiring, want to talk to me about these days are job boards. I'm constantly being bombarded with the same questions: What new job boards are worth their time? What job boards are still performing well?

3 Steps to Turn Your Hiring Challenges into Applicant Flow Advantages

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As I've worked with numerous companies over the years, I've learned that the approach I take to problem solving is different than most. While my out of the box method of thinking sometimes seems a little out there, I assure you there is a method to my madness.

Amplify Your Weirdness to Make Better Hires

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Jim Morrison once asked, "Where's your will to be weird?" To that I would like to add, "Don't be afraid to amplify your weirdness.". Jim had a great point—at the end of the day, everyone is just a little bit weird.

How to Hire a Rockstar Contract Recruiter

Looking to hire a rockstar contract recruiter? The process may seem daunting; fortunately, there’s a tried-and-true formula to interviewing a recruiter. This practical guide provides you with not only the questions you should ask before you hire a contract recruiter, but also the answers to expect.

See you in Vegas!

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We’re excited to be headed to Vegas for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Expo! It’ll be our 5th year at the conference and each time just keeps getting better. We love being able to meet new friends, showcase ApplicantPro (all of our new add-ons and integrations??),

A Deeper Look into Differentiation: A Case Study

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Last week as I was leaving work, I received a text from my wife asking me to stop and grab her a fountain drink. It was midweek and she was hitting her mid afternoon slump and needed the usual pick-me-up.

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6 Areas Your Hiring Process May Be Creating Friction

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I have a confession, I’m deathly afraid of icing. No, not in that "I’m on a diet and cake makes me nervous" way. I’m referring to the type of icing you get in aviation. Not sure what I’m talking about? Let me give you a little backstory.

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How To Market Your Job as a Product

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If you've read my other blogs, or watched any of my videos, you know that I have a firm belief that hiring should be looked at very similarly to marketing. So if we look at hiring as marketing, then we should be looking at your job as your product, and the job seeker as your customer.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How Hiring With Intention Can Shape Your Organization for Success

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"Of course we're always looking for better ways to attract and retain the right people. I'm hoping to pick your brain here – as I'm most impressed by the quality of people that you seem to have working for you.

When is the best day to post a job – 2019

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I would have to say that the largest myth floating around the HR community is that Friday is the best day to post a job ad.

Why We're Thankful for a Great Applicant Tracking System

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Thanksgiving is here! During our employee lunch today, we went around the table and talked about memorable Thanksgivings and what our favorite part of Thanksgiving was. For me, its not Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce, and when I say cranberry sauce, I mean the stuff straight out of the can.

ApplicantPro will be at SHRM National!

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We are so excited to be presenting at the upcoming SHRM 2018 Annual Conference for the fourth consecutive year. We enjoy going to the show each year as an exhibitor to meet new friends, chat with our clients, showcase ApplicantPro, and get up to speed on top HR trends.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

7 Best Hacks for Hiring in 2019

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With a new year here, it's time refresh your hiring efforts. Whether you are looking to get more applicants, improve the quality of your job candidates, or just trying to figure out how to keep your current employees happy, we've got you covered.

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Tip Or Treat - Don't *Scare* Your Applicants Away with a Bad Hiring Process

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Happy Halloween from ApplicantPro! While it’s the season for all things scary and spooky, we want to be sure you’re not scaring your job applicants away! We found four ways your company might be scaring your applicants away and four ways to fix them!

Your Guide to the Holiday Season (and Seasonal Hiring!)

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As of this morning there is officially snow on the ground in Northern Utah and with only 6 Saturdays until Christmas (yikes!) we can officially say we've entered the holiday season!

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Not enough Applicants? Why You Should Stop Hiring, and Start Marketing

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Today we are going to take a step away from hiring, and instead talk a little about sales and marketing. Have I confused you yet? I promise it will all make sense in the end, but you're going to have to read through the whole post to get there. First let me explain a couple things about marketing.

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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.

Your Employer Brand is Awful! (and its Keeping Your Applicants Away)

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A buzzword we hear floating around HR circles a lot is "employer branding", but what does that even mean? With branding in there it honestly sounds more like something marketing should be concerned with rather than HR.

Why You Should Start Tracking Source of Hires Today

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It’s no secret that hiring is one of my favorite subjects, so it shouldn’t surprise you to know that I fly all over the country to speak on hiring to hundreds of Human Resource professionals.

Successful Hiring Framework

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Whenever I have a client, or even any HR professional come to me and ask me to help improve their hiring process, I give them this super effective 6 Step Hiring Framework.

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Hiring from the Inside: A Second Look at Your Internal Applicant Pool

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Let's talk about an applicant pool that's so close to you it's practically starting you in the face. I'm talking about your internal applicant pool otherwise known as, your employees.

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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.