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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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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.

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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 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.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

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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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.

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.

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

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.

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!

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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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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 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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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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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.

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.

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“.

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 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.

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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Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

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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