How to Write a Job Description


We’ve all heard the stat that a recruiter spends less than 10 seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. But, on the other side of the hiring equation, job seekers are scrolling through dozens of job descriptions at lightning speed. On average, a job seeker spends 11 hours a week looking for a new job: reading career sites, clicking on open positions, and evaluating job descriptions. What is a job description?

Five Key Features Your Recruitment Software Must Have During COVID-19


Therefore it is crucial now more than ever to have a recruitment software that supports your business and provides you with efficient services that enable greater communication and allow you to thrive regardless of social distancing. Feature #3 – Paperless Onboarding.


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Five Features Your Recruitment Software Must Have During COVID-19


Therefore it is crucial now more than ever to have a recruitment software that supports your business and provides you with efficient services that enable greater communication and allow you to thrive regardless of social distancing. How can a recruitment software do this for your business? By having a software that is cloud based and accessible on all browsers. A software that encourages collaboration and productivity during this time of crisis.

Rethinking job descriptions: How impact descriptions can attract better candidates [Free Templates]


Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Timesheet Software. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. In-House Recruitment Software. Recruitment Management System. Recruit faster by giving hiring managers better visibility of shortlist and hiring progress. Job Boards.

3 Ways Onboarding Software Engineers Poorly Is Costing You


So, you’ve finally assembled a stellar team of software developers. The real challenge is retaining them, and your chances are pretty slim if you don’t know how to onboard software engineers. For more details on the negative effects of subpar onboarding, scroll down.

Constantly Hiring? 4 Ways To Streamline The New Hire Process Fast

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In this Reddit forum , a hiring manager describes why her job is a nightmare. No recruiting software. Constant onboarding. Does this sound like your job? Right here: Get feedback from: Recruiters. Calculate time-to-hire : Measure time from job posting to acceptance. These steps will help: Improve Job Descriptions. If you aren’t getting qualified applicants, fix your job descriptions. Store and manage job postings.

Inexpensive Hiring Software Solves Tiny Firms’ Hiring Challenges

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There are common misconceptions among small business owners and entrepreneurs that keep some from even looking into software solutions. The truth is that hiring software is just as important for tiny firms. Reduce the administrative time per job opening.

Five Strategies to Effective Recruiting in a Candidate Driven Market: Making the Final Selection

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This is part five of our five-part series about effective recruiting in a candidate driven market. This week wraps up our five-part series on recruiting in a candidate driven market. We’ve covered strategic planning and determining need, and internal and external recruiting. As promised, today we’ll be talking about the final step in the recruiting process: Making the Final Selection. In a candidate-driven market, recruiting takes time but the results are critical.

Five Strategies to Effective Recruiting in a Candidate Driven Market

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This is part one of our five-part series about effective recruiting in a candidate driven market. Recruiting today is not the same as it was even a few short years ago. The market is candidate driven, meaning the talent you’re seeking is receiving multiple offers at a time, being contacted by recruiters regularly, and in the position to change employers easily when their work stops being fulfilling. Do you have high-quality recruiting software in place?

Your Irresistible Employee Referral Program


Recruiting a new employee is never easy. It’s extremely difficult to find your recruitment soulmate. It doesn’t simply come down to the skill of the recruiter , it also depends on the quality of the candidates that are available to you.

Rebuilding Your Business and Need to Hire Fast? 9 Nifty ATS Tools

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A mobile-friendly interface lets candidates apply, interview, and onboard remotely. Multiple job board accounts? An applicant tracking system is a specific type of recruiting software. It automates the hiring process from job posting to offer letter.

5 Hiring Statistics Proving You Need Candidate Tracking Software

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Candidate tracking software is a versatile – even essential – tool for hiring managers and HR departments, whether you’re a recruiter for a major corporation or a budding entrepreneur with a growing small business. Recruitment automation software takes much of the guesswork out of the hiring process, and in doing so, saves you precious time (and money!). You don’t have to pay someone to post the same job description over and over again.

Does an ATS Create an Impersonal Hiring Experience?

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Why is it easy to automate hiring with the right software? Job applicants apply online. If your ATS has texting , you can text right from the software. For example, you might have the following stages: Application Received, Awaiting Interview, Extend Job Offer.

Security Recruiting: Finding Top Notch Employees For Your Agency

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If you are the hiring manager for an agency, you understand the importance of security recruiting. Top 3 Recruiting Tactics For Security. Financial success depends on recruiting and retaining good employees. Create accurate, comprehensive job descriptions. ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking Software. To win the hiring game in security, you need current generation software. When it comes to recruiting, ATSs are leagues ahead.

Is Recruiting Responsible for Retention?


Therefore, good recruiting should lead to qualified candidates. Recruiters shouldn’t lie to acquire coveted talent, or they run the risk of seeing them leave in 3-6 months when the truth to the exaggerations is finally discovered. It stands to reason then, that recruiting is in fact responsible for retention, albeit indirectly. How is recruiting responsible for retention? Truth is, a poor recruitment strategy costs companies more than the average disengaged employee.

A Guide For High-Volume Hiring


As with any recruiting process, you need to make sure you: Communicate: This means being clear with candidates about timelines and expectations, but also making sure you are clear about times and locations for any large-scale events. Onboard well: People always miss this step, but you need to have a plan in place for onboarding a massive amount of new hires as well. Is 2019 the time to improve your high-volume hiring?

Hiring During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 3 Ways to Compete With Amazon and Walmart

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The drugstore chain said it would use a “technology-enabled hiring process that includes virtual job fairs, virtual interviews and virtual job tryouts.” Passive recruiting is a lot easier when you are trying to source talent that is currently unemployed! Host Virtual Job Fairs.

Improve Hospitality Hiring to Decrease Employee Turnover and Elevate The Guest Experience

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Recruitment has never been more important in this sector. What implications does this have for hospitality recruitment? Strategic hospitality recruitment has never been more important. High level of transience and job-hopping. Recruitment and Onboarding Software for Hospitality Hiring. Online reviews and booking software have transformed the industry from the guest perspective. How Does Recruitment Software Improve Hospitality Hiring?

Guest Blog – Four Stats Recruiters Need To Know, Now


Have you been wondering what stats your recruiters need to know? Thanks to the record-low unemployment rate, hiring and recruiting are more difficult than ever. Job-seekers have their pick of positions, so keeping your process as streamlined and efficient as possible is key to convincing candidates to choose your company. The hiring process is often treated as an indicator of how the job itself will be. Candidate job satisfaction.

How To Coordinate High-Volume Hiring


An average job posting receives about 59 applicants.). We all know the job market is tight right now. Make sure your job application is mobile-friendly: Most know this by now, but mobile has replaced desktop as the first stage in the majority of applications. Recruit where your ideal candidates are: For many jobs, this is definitely LinkedIn. We actually once saw someone get sourced for a job through Instagram DM.

The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018


Instead, we focus on the employers doing the most hiring as measured by number of open job descriptions. Instead, a homegrown ATS is ATS software built by the employer themselves. Greenhouse Software. Ultimate Software/UltiPro. Newton Software. Onboard IQ. iRecruit Software. We use these 5 tiers of hiring volume to keep things simple: 1,000+ job openings. 500 – 999 job openings. 100 – 499 job openings.

What Are Human Resources Techniques For Keeping The Best Employees?


Create a structured onboarding program. In this age of job-hopping, you have to get serious about retention. They will also know how to use the most effective recruiting software. That leads us to our next topic: HR software. Use Software to Shorten Your Time-to-Hire. Write Better Job Descriptions. An effective job description targets the employees you need. Create a Structured Onboarding Program.

Do You Measure Candidate Experience?


One of the main reasons companies are automating their recruitment process using recruitment software is to give candidates a better experience, after all, they are the “customers” of your recruitment strategy so giving them a flawless journey is pivotal. Candidate experience is defined as how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes. Source: Software Advice.

Candidates Are Users, Too: Why UX Matters in HR and Recruiting

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Have you ever actually applied for a job that’s posted on your careers site? Yeah, I’m guessing from that blank look that the answer is probably never – or at least, it’s been a while, if you’re like most recruiting and staffing practitioners. Or whatever it is that recruiters do that keeps them too busy to actually close the loop with candidates. Very few companies, and even fewer recruiting software vendors, offer one-click apply capabilities.

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Remember that great candidates will ask great questions


So, with the help of the right in-house recruitment software and no shortage of your own HR team’s in-house experience and know-how, you’ve whittled down your pool of candidates to a shortlist of people to invite to interview. You should also be left with the impression that the candidate has done their research, rather than their questions having already been answered by the job description or your company website. Recruitment technology in-house recruitment softwar

No Quick Fix: Why HR Technology Can’t Fix A Broken Candidate Experience.

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From enterprise platforms to point solutions, the concept of “candidate experience” has become increasingly commoditized, an organizational imperative reduced to a software sales pitch. And if your people and processes are actually aligned, then the tools you choose to help improve the candidate experience will actually have a real impact when it comes to your recruiting results and ROI. Recruitment Marketing: Meaningful Metrics And Actionable Analytics.

The true cost of a great hire


Understanding your company’s average cost of a great hire can help recruiting stakeholders improve processes. Respondents to a Dice Insights survey revealed that they spend more than a third of their recruiting budgets to fill eight percent of their open positions. Much of that spend goes to third-party recruiting agencies that tend to charge 21 percent of the position’s first-year salary.

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2020 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition


Maybe your talent acquisition goals for 2020 include investing further in your organization’s campus recruitment strategy. Or perhaps you’re hoping to improve operational efficiency, review your organization’s diversity recruiting efforts or hire new team members.

Hiring Help For Companies That Can’t Find Workers: 12 Actionable Steps For Recruiting In A Talent Shortage


Upper level positions sit unfilled a year after the job was posted. ApplicantStack Understands Recruiting Challenges. We have a blog post for each step: Create a Job Description. Post to Job Boards. Extending The Job Offer. If you are using paper-based recruiting, you are already at a disadvantage. Some of the techniques described in this post can be used with a manual recruiting process. Many haven’t launched a full-on job search yet.

How to be a successful recruiter: Advice for each hiring stage


That could be the shortest job description for a recruiter. But a glimpse at a recruiter’s typical agenda shows that their day-to-day tasks are not as simple as you might think. Here are recruiters’ top responsibilities broken down by stages of the hiring process, along with advice on how to be a successful recruiter at each stage: At the beginning of the hiring process. Write job descriptions. Revisit job ads you’ve published in the past.

How To Create A Yearly Hiring Plan


When someone quits, you dust off the job description and start posting. It lowers the quality of onboarding and job training. You can plan better for onboarding, training, and mentoring. Unhurried recruitment results in higher quality hires. Anticipate onboarding and training needs. Which new job roles will be necessary? Talk to current employees about the quality of onboarding and training. What is the rate per team and/or job role?

Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

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Benefits of Applicant Tracking System For Agency Recruiters. Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. It is virtually impossible for recruiters to scan each resume manually and shortlist them. Easy Job Posting.

Digitizing Healthcare recruitment in 2020


In order to keep up with the increasingly high demand for workers that we will inevitably see later in the year, healthcare organizations and recruiters should consider early preparation by investing in the right recruitment software. Where recruitment software make a difference.

TIP TUESDAY: Yes, Manufacturing Workers Are Still in High Demand

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By Melissa Morse, Editor | Recruiting and L&D Oct 21, 2019 Recruiting. In the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) September job’s report, manufacturers across the country have reported that they cut roughly 2,000 jobs last month, which is causing some to ring the alarm bells. 4 Tips for Recruiting Manufacturers. Technology is penetrating every aspect of business operations, including recruiting. Offer mentorship/onboarding programs.

The Ultimate Guide To Job Posting


More than half the traffic on Glassdoor, one of the world’s most popular job boards, comes from mobile with the group of 35-44 leading the way. This guide was created so as to give you a quick overview of job posting and help you bring those talented jobseekers to your doorstep.

Improve Your Hiring Process to Create a Better Applicant Experience


The job market has seen its ups and downs over the past few years and so have job seekers. As we explored in a recent blog , job seekers face plenty of obstacles as they search for work. Oftentimes, HR reps and recruiters can make it more difficult for job seekers to overcome those obstacles. Getting the word out about a job opening can be simple or it can be complicated. Job descriptions don’t always attract the proper candidates.

The Future is Now: Top Trends in Intelligent Recruiting Technologies


Intelligent recruiting is collaborative and comprehensive, focused on the candidate experience as well as hiring manager and recruiter engagement, to make the hiring process agile and flexible. It also allows companies to hire quickly and effectively in these changing markets, which makes the technology indispensable for successful recruiting. Top Trends in Intelligent Recruiting. Recruiting applicant tracking system ATS Recruiting Trends

The Startup Hiring Guide: Hiring for rapid growth from 5 to 50


I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. How to write job descriptions. Recruiting software and tools. Where to post your jobs. Hiring is everyone’s job, especially sourcing.

Workable’s 2017 in review: all the feature updates you need to know


Data science and artificial intelligence are sweeping through the recruiting space with the promise of big changes to come. But for many, the reality of recruiting in 2017 remained the same. In February, we reported that Workable customers had posted over 400,000 jobs, generating 19 million candidates. The majority of these candidates had applied via the traditional routes – job boards and careers pages. An easier way to post jobs.

3 Effective Ways To Collect Candidate Experience Feedback


Recently, I read an amazing HROS case study by Johnny Sanchez, Head of Recruiting & Onboarding at Hot Topic, on how he and his team completely transformed their onboarding process. In addition to answering basic questions, prompting candidates to return to the job application if they abandon it, and scheduling interviews, Tasha provides feedback about the candidate experience to recruiters.