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Four Easy Ways To Target Talent Outside Of Your Industry

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To attract high-quality applicants in today’s highly competitive job market, you may need to get creative if you’re having a hard time filling your open jobs.

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??),

Job Seekers Aren't All The Same, So Why Are Your Job Ads?

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Who’s looking for your jobs and what are you doing to make sure they find them? One thing I see all too often is hiring managers trying to attract different types of job seekers using the same tactics.

Moving from Google Hire? Pick More Than Software, Choose a Partner

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As you've probably heard by now, G Hire is shutting down in 2020 which means as a user, you're back at square one shopping for hiring software - or will be soon. ApplicantPro's Transition Package. Finding a new hiring software system that is right for your company can be hard work.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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.

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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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.

How To Attract Experienced Applicants — No Table Tennis Required

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Unemployment is low, really low. This means your largest source of qualified talent is going to be those who are currently employed. In a sea of available jobs with the same basic tasks - how can you as an HR manager make your organization stand out?

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.

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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High Employee Turnover? Keep Your Top Performers

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Earlier this year I spoke at a conference for auto dealers and talked with a guy running a department at a dealership with 100% employee turnover. Hundred. Percent.

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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.

Prevent Your Applicants from Ghosting During the Hiring Process

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I recently attended the SHRM19 National Conference in Las Vegas where I had the opportunity to speak with many HR professionals about all their different hiring pains.

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

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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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.

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?

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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Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

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.

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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How Our Talent Engine Landed Us 7 Years On The Inc 5000 List

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ApplicantPro is super excited to once again be named one of the 5000 fastest-growing privately held small companies in the U.S on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies! The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year period.

Target The Right Candidates Using Content Marketing

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Do you know who your target job seeker is? This is a question you should always ask yourself before you even consider posting a new job. What do they want in a position, what are they looking for in a manager, what are their fears and aspirations?

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A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

5 Steps for Maintaining Momentum During Your Hiring Process

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Imagine the following… you’ve recently posted a new job opening, you’ve filtered through all of the applications you’ve received, and finally found a candidate you’re feeling excited about.

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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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Preventing Bad Hires: The Simple Key To Solving Turnover

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What are you doing to prevent bad hires? Today's question leads us into an all too familiar topic for hiring managers in many different industries. You may have already guessed it, (but I'll tell you anyway) we're talking about turnover.

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.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

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.

Why Google for Jobs Hasn't Changed the Hiring World (Yet)

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We all use Google products every day. Gmail. Android. YouTube. And well, GOOGLE. In a lot of ways, our world revolves around Google. But even after the launch of Google for Jobs, the hiring world hasn’t changed. Usually, when Google launches a new product, competitors and companies take notice.

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.

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 Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

Gain access to this ebook to learn how you can overcome steep recruitment challenges and increase your organization's recruitment ROI.

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.