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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.

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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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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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.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

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.

Let Your Employees do the Leg Work for You with Employee Referrals

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What is one of the best ways to boost employee culture? What about finding future employees whose skills mirror those of your top performers? The answer to both of these questions: Build a Killer Employee Referral Program! Employee Referral Programs will Save you Money.

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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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 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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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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ApplicantPro Named to Inc. Magazine's 2018 List of Fastest Growing Companies

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ApplicantPro's 6th Year of Inc. ApplicantPro is thrilled to named one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the 6th consecutive year! Magazine's esteemed Inc.

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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How to Leverage Back-to-School for Hiring Working Moms

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While I don’t usually see the kids celebrating back to school, I’m always celebrating because it means I get my #MomForce back! I’ve previously discussed how at ApplicantPro we have about an 80% female staff, and most of them are moms.

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.

Choosing the right recruitment channel

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Recruitment is the lifeblood of a business. Having an effective recruitment brings in great employees that will help the company grow. Not being able to fill in critical vacancies in a time-efficient manner is one of the major headaches a CEO or business leader has.

Automate Phone Screening Interviews with Dialogg

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At ApplicantPro we're always trying to make your hiring process faster, easier, and more efficient. With a streamlined hiring process goal in mind, we've teamed up with Dialogg.io, a new automated phone screening solution, for selecting just the right applicants for your company!

Text Your Applicants – How to do It, and Why it Works

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We live in a world run by smart phones and text messages. We can rent a movie, order dinner, and confirm an airplane ticket right from our pockets. Smartphones, along with texting, have become a common necessity in today’s day and age.

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Should HR Be Texting Applicants?

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If anyone in the HR industry would have told you that texting applicants would be the most effective method for applicant engagement five years ago, corporate recruiters would have laughed in their faces. Well, times have changed.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

How to Define Your Job Ad Goals

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Having well-defined job ad goals are crucial to your job ad success. After all, one of the most beneficial things you can do for yourself relative to hiring is to lay out specific job ad goals, so you can build a killer job ad strategy.

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Moms at Work - An Untapped Talent Pool

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As I travel around the country, I hear the same thing from most business owners, managers, and HR professionals. There just aren't enough qualified people to fill their open jobs.

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How to Hire when Unemployment is Low

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Regions across the United States are currently experiencing record low unemployment rates! This is great news for the economy and for job searchers, but what does that mean for you, as employers and human resource managers?

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Tips for Becoming a Talent Marketer

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As our culture’s dependence on technology continues to expand, the need for HR professionals to evolve their skillset to include being a talent marketer is ever-present.

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.

How to Get HR Software Buy-in

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HR software can transform the way HR professionals do their job by increasing output and lowering overhead. Unfortunately, trying to build a case for HR software can feel like a daunting task for most individuals in HR due to the risk averse nature of the employees hired for these positions.

Social Media Recruiting 101

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If you play a role in the hiring process at your organization and you don’t have a solid social media recruiting strategy, you’re missing out on one of the most powerful resources available to access qualified candidates. Forbes states the because of Social Media “We’re All Marketers Now“.

Are Your Hiring Efforts Attracting the Wrong Applicants?

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How you’ve designed your hiring process can mean the difference between wrong applicants, or those qualified for your open positions. So many of our clients come to us expressing their frustration because only the wrong applicants apply for their jobs.

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How to Create a Job Seeker Persona

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If you’re an HR professional who plays even a minor role in the hiring process, then understanding the ins and outs of creating a job seeker persona is vital to your employment success.

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The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Hotel Hiring Magic! 8 Ways to Gift Yourself Applicants that Truly Fit

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Hotel hiring can be challenging. Here are 8 ways that you can attract more of the right candidates. 1.Make a nice wish list: List what you really truly want to find in a candidate for each position you are hiring for. Have you heard of the trend called developing Job Applicant Personas?

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Should HR Be Texting Applicants?

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If anyone in the HR industry would have told you that texting applicants would be the most effective method for applicant engagement five years ago, corporate recruiters would have laughed in their faces. Well, times have changed.

Two Talent Metrics HR Should Know (and Why It’s Important)

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As the lines between marketing and HR continue to blur, talent metrics begin to creep to the forefront of employment success.

How to Make Your Talent Acquisition Process More Efficient

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For HR professionals, having a streamlined talent acquisition process bolsters your success. It not only helps you stand out as being a master at hiring, optimizing a talent acquisition process can also save your company loads of cash.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Is Fear Stopping You from Using HR Technology?

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One of the most common concerns from potential HR clients is the fear that adopting HR technology will be burdensome, overwhelming, and will deem at least one person’s positions obsolete.

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How to Draw in and Identify Top Performers During the Hiring Process

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Top performers are the bread and butter of your business.

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Before Buying Talent Technology, Read This

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Talent technology is the hiring of the future. Realistically speaking, talent technology is the hiring of the present as well.

HR Metrics that will Skyrocket Your Strategic Credibility

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Having a solid grasp on HR metrics is the first step in adapting to our data-driven world. And yet, if your HR metrics focus only on your goals and don’t align with your organization’s bottom line, you could be inadvertently destroying your chances at ever claiming your rightful seat at the table.

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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.