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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.

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!

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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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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

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.

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.

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.

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 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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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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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.

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.

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 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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

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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Six Steps to a More Engaging Job Ad

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Over 85% of people who start reading a job ad DON’T end up applying for the position. That’s a huge talent pool you’re missing out on, and it could be fixed by simply rewriting your job ad.

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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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.

Three Common Mistakes Hiring Managers Make

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Hiring managers carry a heavy load. Not only are hiring managers responsible for getting quality employees into seats, but they’re usually required to do this under strict deadlines and are at the mercy of the hiring market. Most hiring managers are also tied to tight budgets.

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New ApplicantPro Google Chrome Extension

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ApplicantPro is excited to announce its new Google Chrome extension, allowing customers to pull new hire information from our system and push that data into other employee management systems without an integration.

Predicting Future Job Applicants

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What if I told you, that your company can predict future job applicants? I’m talking about predicting that applicants in the future will want to apply for your job, before the applicants themselves even know they want to be in that line of work.

The Tale of 2 Job Ads

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Nothing holds back the hiring process quite like a lack of qualified applicants. When clients ask for our assistance in improving their results, we find that they are normally focused on identifying additional job boards to post their jobs to as the solution to their shortage.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Is It Time To Retire Some Of Your Interview Questions?

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Everyone has their “go-to” interview questions, but are those questions really the ones you should be asking? Often times, as the one conducting the interview, we tend to follow a sort of script. I myself am guilty of this.

Four Simple Steps to Attracting the Right Applicants

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If you want to make a successful hire, you have to start by drawing the right applicants to apply for your open positions.

Two Basic Tenets of Hiring Technology

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Hiring technology is all the rage these days. Well, actually anything technology is the pulse of business right now, and for good reason. Technology has the potential to transform any pain you have – hiring is no exception.

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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.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.