Brand Refresh: Jazz is now JazzHR

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This subtle change is part of something much bigger – our official name change to JazzHR. “We are excited to launch our new identity as JazzHR, which we believe clearly reflects our business strategy and supports our continued growth,” said Pete Lamson, JazzHR CEO.

JazzHR Partners with Glassdoor in New Preferred ATS Program

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Glassdoor recently unveiled their new “ Preferred ATS Partner Program ” that includes top ATS companies like JazzHR in the partner line-up. The post JazzHR Partners with Glassdoor in New Preferred ATS Program appeared first on Jazz Notes.

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3 Easy Benefits of Training your Hiring Managers on JazzHR

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Training your hiring managers and other team members on JazzHR can often seem like a time consuming challenge, but the benefits of having your team actively collaborate in the hiring process definitely outweigh the initial time spent training.

JazzHR Partners with Click Boarding

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Today, JazzHR announced our new partnership with Click Boarding – the leading provider of new hire onboarding technology for businesses of all sizes. JazzHR works hard to ensure that Sourcing and Hiring go hand in hand and enable teams to recruit and hire their next great employee.

JazzHR + AmCheck: A Match Made in HR

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By connecting AmCheck and JazzHR, mutual customers will be able to easily flow candidates from the recruiting stage, through to the onboarding and payroll stages, without ever missing a beat. The post JazzHR + AmCheck: A Match Made in HR appeared first on Jazz Notes.

Is Text Messaging the Future of Recruiting?

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appeared first on JazzHR Notes. 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.

5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved

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Our Director of HR, Corey Berkey, helps us all practice what we preach here at JazzHR and suggests some quick tips to get hiring managers excited about bringing new members on the team: Make sure everything is funneled through your ATS.

Four Tips to Recruit and Retain Millennials

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The post Four Tips to Recruit and Retain Millennials appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Today’s blog post comes from our friends at C UE.

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

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Whenever I help people set up their JazzHR accounts, I usually recommend setting an auto-reject email to a Not Hired status but not everyone likes my plan. This makes your JazzHR account clean, pretty, and ripe for reporting. Do you lose track of communications with candidates?

4 Reasons Your Careers Page Matters and How to Improve it

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Enter to win our contest for a chance to be featured in JazzHR’s annual career page lookbook! 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.

Here’s Why It Costs $4k to Hire Someone

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The post Here’s Why It Costs $4k to Hire Someone appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Crazy as it might seem, the average cost per hire in the US is now $4,129. That’s according to the Society for Human Resource Management, which also notes that it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position.

Get Creative: 3 Tips for Thinking Outside the Recruiting Box

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Don’t forget about the loads of premium job boards we have plugged right into JazzHR. Did you know that you can send mass messages to candidates using JazzHR?

4 Steps to Hiring More Women in Tech

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The post 4 Steps to Hiring More Women in Tech appeared first on JazzHR Notes. The tech industry has historically been notorious for its lack of gender diversity. And while things are definitely changing for the better, the lack of women in tech roles is definitely still an issue.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals

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The post How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals appeared first on JazzHR Notes. 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.

So, Are Remote Workers Happier Than Other Employees? 

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appeared first on JazzHR Notes. 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.

The Software and Tools Your Small Business Needs for HR and Recruiting

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The post The Software and Tools Your Small Business Needs for HR and Recruiting appeared first on JazzHR Notes. HR software can be a boon for small businesses struggling with limited resources.

Go Mobile Before Your Candidates Are Gone

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To do so, you can work with an Applicant Tracking System, like JazzHR to build a customizable and mobile-friendly careers page that will boost your presence on major job boards and across every mobile device.

How Productive Are Remote Workers Really?

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appeared first on JazzHR Notes. There are a lot of negative stereotypes that go around about remote workers. Employers and colleagues can view them as lazy and unreliable. After all, they’re probably at the beach when they’re supposed to be stapled to their desk at home.

See the Top Tech for Reducing Redundant HR Tasks

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The post See the Top Tech for Reducing Redundant HR Tasks appeared first on JazzHR Notes. The typical HR department’s work and responsibilities are varied, and its responsibilities huge.

Just the Facts: Company Leaders Have a Huge Impact on Candidates

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The post Just the Facts: Company Leaders Have a Huge Impact on Candidates appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Business leaders have an enormous impact on every aspect of the companies they work for. They set the tone and chart the course.

How to Use LinkedIn for Very Small Business Recruiting

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The post How to Use LinkedIn for Very Small Business Recruiting appeared first on JazzHR Notes. If you’re a small business, LinkedIn is one of the best tools you can have in your recruiting arsenal. Unlike Twitter or Facebook, LinkedIn is purely about business.

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Hunt for Great Candidates When You’re on a Budget

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The post 5 Ways to Supercharge Your Hunt for Great Candidates When You’re on a Budget appeared first on JazzHR Notes. If you’re a small business with a tight budget, recruiting may seem like an insurmountable challenge.

End of the Week Humor

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The post End of the Week Humor appeared first on JazzHR Notes. The Summer is rolling along. For those of you that weren’t on vacation, you’ve put in a long week of work and deserve a few minutes of humor to finish off your week.

How Hiring Freelancers Can Help Grow Your Business

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Written by Linda Singer, co-founder of Workhoppers , a site JazzHR has partnered up with that specializes in finding companies the right skilled local freelancers for contract, temporary, gig or part-time positions.

Google Search is About to Give Your Jobs a Boost

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Today, we’re excited to announce that JazzHR has partnered with Google to show your job listings prominently in relevant job-seeking search results, highlighting your job listings to exactly the people that will find it most relevant.

Best Applicant Tracking Systems

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JazzHR. Applicant tracking systems are numerous to say the least. To figure out the best fit for your business you need to start wide and quickly narrow down your hit list based on research, and then demos of your top choices.

Small Business Recruiting: How to Level the Playing Field Against the Big Guys

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The post Small Business Recruiting: How to Level the Playing Field Against the Big Guys appeared first on JazzHR Notes. It’s not always easy to go up against the big guys when you’re a small business. They have money and resources you can only dream of and an entire HR department dedicated to making the best hires. But don’t worry. Small businesses do have some advantages over big corporations when it comes to recruiting.

Making the Pitch: How To Craft The Perfect Company Overview

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The post Making the Pitch: How To Craft The Perfect Company Overview appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Good candidates always do their research before coming in for an interview.

How to Use Analytics to Improve Your Recruiting

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The post How to Use Analytics to Improve Your Recruiting appeared first on JazzHR Notes. We live in an age of big data and analytics. It’s a time when you can collect and analyze data and use it to optimize virtually any business process. Recruiting is no exception.

Weighing the Pros and Cons: Should You Hire an HR Contractor?

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appeared first on JazzHR Notes. These days employing an HR professional doesn’t have to be a binary decision. Rather than bite the bullet and hire a full-time employee, or simply going without, many companies are deciding to engage temporary HR contractors to meet their needs.

Boost Your Team’s Leadership Skills Bringing them into the Fold

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The post Boost Your Team’s Leadership Skills Bringing them into the Fold appeared first on JazzHR Notes. All too often, hiring managers take sole responsibility for the hiring process.

The Pros and Cons of Nickel and Diming Your Recruiting Efforts

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The post The Pros and Cons of Nickel and Diming Your Recruiting Efforts appeared first on JazzHR Notes. To spend or not to spend? When you’re thinking about your recruiting budget, that’s one of the key questions you need to ask.

The Impact of Having Non-HR Employees Perform HR Duties

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The post The Impact of Having Non-HR Employees Perform HR Duties appeared first on JazzHR Notes. When things get tough, HR departments can be one of the first targets for downsizing. Unfortunately, it’s also usually one of the last departments to get new staff as companies grow.

Three Steps to Conducting a Better Skills Gap Analysis

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Remember that thinking outside of the box can often produce interesting results (like using JazzHR Crowd to fill in blank spaces in your recruiting).

How About a Little Humor to Start Your Day

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We here at JazzHR know what you’re going through. It’s Monday and you’re still shaking off the weekend. So let us ease you in to your work day with a little bit of humor that we think all our readers can relate to.

Do Summer Perks Actually Work?

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appeared first on JazzHR Notes. When it’s a Friday afternoon in the summer time, all most people want to do is get outside, enjoy the nice weather, and get a jumpstart on the weekend. And who can blame them?

Why You Should Never Overlook PTO as a Recruiting Tool

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The post Why You Should Never Overlook PTO as a Recruiting Tool appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Although Americans are notoriously bad for taking their vacation time — even when they’ve accrued it — paid time off (PTO) remains one of the most attractive benefits employers can offer.

60 Minute Interview: How to Structure Your Time

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The post 60 Minute Interview: How to Structure Your Time appeared first on JazzHR Notes. As a recruiter or a hiring manager, you need to have a plan for how you’re going to use your interview time. Structured interviews are more effective than unstructured ones.

4 Tips to Help You Effectively Manage Your Remote Employees

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The post 4 Tips to Help You Effectively Manage Your Remote Employees appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Every year, more and more Americans report that they work remotely either full time or during part of their week or month.

Compliance Matters: How to Keep Your Interviews Legal

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The post Compliance Matters: How to Keep Your Interviews Legal appeared first on JazzHR Notes. Fair hiring laws exist to give every candidate an equal chance in the recruitment process.