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Is Text Messaging the Future of Recruiting?

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Text messaging is becoming an incredibly useful tool for recruiting. What at first glance might seem as a very informal method of communication can actually pay dividends at all stages of the recruitment process. That’s because these days we’re all connected to our phones.

Four Tips to Recruit and Retain Millennials

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Today’s blog post comes from our friends at C UE. CUE provides industry-leading software and services essential to run and streamline your workflow so that you can focus on what you do best, growing your business.

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4 Ways to Assess Soft Skills in an Interview

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A candidate’s resume can instantly tell you whether or not they have the technical experience, qualifications, and hard skills needed for a particular job. But even if a candidate looks like a good fit for your company on paper, they might not necessarily be one in person.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals

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When it comes to recruitment, you can’t afford to stand still. You need to keep up with the latest trends, keep an eye on your competitors, and develop effective strategies for making the best hires. And to get real results, you also need to put time aside to set periodic recruiting goals.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Beyond the Bucks: What Candidates Are Looking for from Their Next Employer

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When it comes to changing jobs, today’s candidates can afford to be picky. And while salary is certainly an important consideration when choosing whether or not to accept a position, it’s not the only one.

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5 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting

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No one likes losing good employees. It costs you time and money to recruit , hire, and train new workers. And while employees quit their jobs for many reasons, some of which will always be beyond your control, often times the reason they leave is workplace-related.

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How to Combat Bias in Recruiting

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It’s widely known that diversity in the workforce is good for business. In fact, according to a recent McKinsey study , the companies with the most gender diversity outperform those with the least by 15 percent.

So, Are Remote Workers Happier Than Other Employees? 

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Working remotely is fast becoming the new norm. In 2015, 37 percent of US workers said they had telecommuted, representing a huge increase from the 9 percent who said the same in 1995.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

4 Reasons Your Careers Page Matters and How to Improve it

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Creating a killer careers page is often seen as a “nice to have” and moves lower and lower on the priority list as weeks and months go on. No one wants to put the internal resources towards something seen as just a nice dressing on the window. But in recruiting, your careers page is everything.

Non-Verbal Interview Cues That Are Helping You Decide Who To Hire

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When we look back on past interviews with candidates, you are going to review the answers to questions, give them a score based on those results and decide whether or not to continue moving them through the process.

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New Feature Announcement: Offers and eSignatures

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Simplifying the New Hire Process with Offers and eSignatures. At Jazz, we’re always looking for ways to bring more of your recruiting tasks online so they’re easier to manage. Perhaps two of the most stressful times during the recruiting process are during the Offer and Onboarding stages.

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Candidate Relationship Management: Blackholes are for Space, not HR

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We’ve all been there. Staring at our screen, waiting for a response from a text. Sometimes that response doesn’t come for days, sometimes it doesn’t come at all. That feeling is the worst.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Best Practices in Social Recruiting

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Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media? Not using it at your company?

Easy Ways to Optimize Your Resume for an ATS

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With online job posts receiving thousands of applicants, it’s no wonder that more than 90% of large companies use an applicant tracking system to assist with their hiring needs. A portion of the ATS software focuses on analyzing resumes to determine whether they meet basic qualifications for the job.

Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated

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High Morale: Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated. Do your employees walk into work with a smile? How enthusiastic are they when asked to stay later than usual, in order to meet a deadline?

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How to Build an Employee Wellness Program from the Ground Up

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Encouraging a healthier, more active workforce is a good thing. Not only will it make you a more attractive employer, it will also lead to a variety of benefits ranging from greater employee productivity to lower absenteeism.

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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

What is Recruitment Marketing?

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At first glance, recruitment and marketing might not appear to have much in common. However, just as traditional marketing is all about connecting your brand with the right people using the right messages, successful recruiting is about attracting the right candidates for the right role.

The top 7 task templates that will improve your time to hire

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Do you lose track of communications with candidates? Are follow-ups falling through the cracks? Having trouble with hiring managers? Automate and keep track of the day-to-day with tasks. We’ve picked our top 7 task templates to help you get up and running with tasks today. .

Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows

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Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Enhancing the Candidate Experience with Workflows. Written by: Jonathan Muller on 05.25.2016. Stay organized and improve communications with recruiting workflows.

So You’ve Hired Millennials. Now How Are You Going to Keep Them?

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Just about every organization has millennials on the payroll. And, while getting them in the door can be a significant hurdle to overcome, often the bigger challenge is getting them to stay.

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Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

5 Types of Problematic Remote Employees (and How to Help Them Succeed)

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Working from home, from a coworking space, or from a cozy cafe is the dream for so many employees. But remote work arrangements come with tradeoffs.

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Flexibility is Key to Landing Your Next Top Hire

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You might not know it, but flexibility at work is quickly becoming one of the most important factors affecting people’s decisions to accept a job offer.

Why Job Hopping Can Make for a Good Hire

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One of the things that tends to turn recruiters off is candidates who job hop. When they look at an applicant’s resume and see that they only spent a year at one job and less than two at the next, it can be tempting to automatically lump them to the no pile.

How to Choose An Applicant Tracking System

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From advertising and interviewing to hiring and training, the recruitment process can be an involved and expensive undertaking. For that reason, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to secure the best candidate.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

4 SMB Recruiting Best Practices for 2017

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2017 is just around the corner. A new year means a new budget, and for many small and mid-sized businesses, it also means new hires. Before you make a move, it’s important to make sure your strategy aligns with the latest talent acquisition best practices and data. .

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Jazz Announces New Channel Partner Program

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Introducing the Jazz Partner Program: Revolutionizing the SMB HR technology space. At Jazz, we’re committed to changing the way small businesses find – and hire – the right talent.

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Building a Better Candidate Pipeline

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Have you checked recently how many candidates you have sitting around in your Jazz account? There are likely hundreds upon hundreds of resumes you haven’t even had a chance to reach out to that are interested in your company.

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Stop Employee Turnover with Better Onboarding

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Stop Employee Turnover with a Better Onboarding System. This may come as a surprise, but within one year of hiring most companies lose more than a quarter of their new employees. Each lost employee might cost your company upwards of $65,000 as a result.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

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

How to Hire and Retain Top Tech Talent

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How focusing on clear goals, customer needs, and iteration toward innovation can help you attract top technology talent. As a product manager, I have had the chance to work with a cross-section of the entire Jazz team.

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Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions

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Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Defining Your Hiring Process Using Roles & Permissions. Written by: Bill Fox on 05.23.2016. Define your Hiring Process using Roles and Permissions. Information is sacred.

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5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved

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Getting hiring managers as excited about recruiting as you are can often be a challenge. As hiring picks up in the new year, fostering the idea of recruiting as a team sport will lead to better hires, faster.

Win Over New Hires with Great Onboarding (Every Time)

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Proper onboarding isn’t just about first impressions, it’s about taking the time to plan out how new hires will be introduced to your company. Here are some helpful tips to make sure every new hire who comes through your doors will feel welcomed and empowered: 1) Make their space cozy.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.