How to Judge a Candidate’s Writing Personality


Employers need job candidates who know how to write persuasively and succinctly. In today’s fast paced working world, it is essential that your employees know at a very minimum how to write an effectively respond to email correspondence.

The Best Bad Employee: Hilarious Stories from a Cynical Office Worker

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We all have moments where we’re so frustrated with work life – coworker annoyances, bothersome bosses, stupid bureaucracy, daunting deadlines, etc. that you just need a pick-me-up.

Using Personality Testing in the Hiring Process

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A few days ago, I was sitting in a Barnes & Noble in downtown Chicago killing time before I had to get on a flight out of O’Hare and I came across a great book called “Have a Nice Conflict” by Tim Scudder, Michael Patterson and Kent Mitchell.

5 Great Recruitment Videos on YouTube and Why They Work


If you are recruiting for new talent in your company, one great way to do so is by taking your recruitment ad to video. YouTube is currently the third most popular website in the world with over 800 million unique users visiting each month which makes it the perfect place to find a new audience.

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Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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Employer Reconnaissance


Many recruiters already know what tools to use to research prospective candidates for jobs, such as social media sites and a simple Google search, but what about researching the actual companies you are representing to learn more about them? Recruiting Software Blog ATS candidate candidates career careerbliss employee employee referrals employer employment executive glassdoor happiness happy hiring job job seeker job seekers recruiter recruiting Recruiting Software resume resumes staffing

BrightMove Staffing Software and Applicant Tracking System Now Offering Premium Posting with Simply Hired


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How To Recruit Happy People


It seems that lately our society has become intrigued with the notion of “happiness.” How do we define it? How do we acquire it? How do we keep it? And most importantly, how do we hire happy people? Recruiting Software Blog ATS career employee employee referrals employment happiness happy hiring job recruiter recruiting Recruiting Software resume resumes staffing

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The Invisible Truths Behind Resumes


As a recruiter, you depend so much on a simple piece of paper to tell you if a candidate is well qualified and the right fit for the job. But do you ever wonder about what this document isn’t telling you? Recruiting Software Blog ATS candidate candidates career employee employee referrals employment happiness happy hiring job recruiter recruiting Recruiting Software resume resumes staffing

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.

How Can You Tell if a Resume is a Fake?


If your potential employee submits their resume to you, as a recruiter, you assume that they wrote it. However, this might not be the case in today’s environment. Recruiting Software Blog ATS career fake resume job recruiter recruiting Recruiting Software resume resumes staffing

Jon Stewart Blasts Business Owners For Obamacare-Related Layoffs

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On The Daily Show Tuesday night, Jon Stewart said he hopes “we can have some healing now” that we are a week past the election. He also blasted business owners who say they are going to make staffing changes because of Obamacare.

Rails Testing — Leveraging VirtualBox for Browser Tests (Part 2)

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Let''s work through the remaining tasks involved in setting up an Ubuntu VirtualBox as your dedicated browser testing platform


8 Useful Recruitment Infographics


Want to learn more about recruitment? Infographics provide a huge amount of data presented in a visually appealing way. Here are eight of the most informative infographics on recruiting covering the current state of recruiting, social recruiting, specific company’s recruiting processes, and more!

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.

What Your Candidate is Really Thinking During an Interview? Reading Body Language


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Recruiting for Your Audience


An age diverse workforce can have real benefits for your organization, as different generations bring various levels of experience, qualifications, innovation, energy, devotion, and culture to the workplace. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software brightmove candidate candidates career competency careers college recruiting employee employee referrals employees employers employment hiring interviewing job seeker paper resumes resumes sourcing workers workplace

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Will the Paper Resume Become Extinct?


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Hire a Leader Not a Narcissist


A strong leader in an organization is irreplaceable. Think Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs and General Mill’s CEO Ken Powell. America’s most popular bosses have more than their robust salaries and stellar reputations in common; they are born leaders. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software bragbook candidate candidates career careers CEO hiring interview interviewing job seeker leader leadership narcissist Recruiting Software resume resumes workplace

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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

How To See Past The Interview Clichés


As a recruiter, do you know what not to look for in a potential employee? Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software bragbook candidate candidates career careers hiring interview interviewing job seeker Recruiting Software resume resumes workplace

LinkedIn Solutions What Might Work For You


Phil Mogilev, a Sales Manager for LinkedIn, recently published a series of Case Studies in support of LinkedIn recruiting solutions that showcases issues companies that came to them for help, were having in recruitment and the solutions LinkedIn provided them.

LinkedIn to Replace the Traditional Resume


In a society where we already expect things faster, sleeker, and more streamlined, social media has made it possible to connect and communicate at hyper-speed. As paper letters and messages went by the wayside, it seems only seems logical that with the advent of professional sites like LinkedIn, it is just a matter of time before all former paper processes are gone, including resumes.

Intelligence vs Nepotism


Citing the adage "you are who you know", Professor Yoav Ganzach, a Tel Aviv University researcher for their Recanati School of Management, states that this business theory or "conventional wisdom" does not win out over intelligence. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software candidate candidates career economic success hiring intelligence interview interviewing job seeker nepotism Recruiting Software

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.

Shakespeare Does the Three Little Pigs

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Ever wondered what "The Three Little Pigs" would sound like if it had been written with a more classic, robust command of the English language? John Branyan shows you in this very funny stand-up bit.


Are You Setting Your New Hires Up for Failure? Mastering the Onboarding Process

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According to recent data referenced by the Society for Human Resource Management, 50% of all hourly workers leave their new positions within 120 days of hire, and 50% of all externally hired senior managers leave within the first 18 months. What do these alarming statistics mean for You

5 Questions to Determine Which Social Networks Are Best for Small Business


One of the biggest challenges for any small business is time. Between finding new employees , motivating them , building a winning team , and increasing productivity , there really aren’t too many moments to waste.

Go Ahead Brag About It


It’s not enough to have a killer cover letter and pristine resume anymore. For your potential job candidates to stand out in face-to-face interviews with hiring managers, they need something more, that extra edge. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software bragbook candidate candidates career careers foreign labor hiring interns internship interview interviewing job seeker Recruiting Software resume resumes workplace

What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

Time Is Running Out To File H-1B Visas


H-1B visa beneficiaries must either have a Bachelor''s or Master''s Degree or equivalent. There is a cap of 65,000 visas set for Bachelor''s petitions and an extra 20,000 for those with Master''s Degrees (Master''s Degree candidates that apply after the 20,000 extra are fulfilled will be counted towards the 65,000 cap).

How To Recruite A Passive Candidate


Passive candidates are a different breed; they are not as eager to say “yes” as active candidates who are unemployed and need the job now. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software applicants candidate candidates career careers employee employees employers employment hiring interview interviewing job job seeker jobs passive candidate recruiter Recruiting Software sourcing staffing talent talent acquisition

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Spring Has Sprung How Time Of Year Affects Recruitment


The end of winter and the signs of spring bring about the busy season for many recruiters. Though every industry and organization is different (for instance, retail recruitment shoots up right before the holiday season), for countless companies, warmer weather means an increase in headcount. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software applicants candidate candidates career employees employers hiring job seeker Recruiting Software staffing

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Website To Watch InternMatch Focuses On The User Experience (1 of 2)


Though around for a while, for those organizations that are not in the business of hiring interns by the masses, intern specific websites may be a new concept. Recruiting Software Blog applicant applicant tracking software candidate candidates career hiring intern internmatch interns internship internships interview interviewing job seeker Recruiting Software

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".