All Blog Posts Tagged 'ATS' (162)

Who should you follow!! Updated

Who should you follow!! Updated


So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Are your Linkedin profile and resume SEO friendly?

Resume and Profile Search Engine Optimization

Job boards and social media have totally changed the game for job seekers and recruiters.   Understanding search engine optimization (SEO) can give you the upper hand when developing your on-line profile and resume.…


Added by Steve Jones on September 22, 2012 at 7:01pm — 4 Comments

Should job boards and employment sites have these features? Just wondering...

As noted in previous posts, I’ve been thinking lately about what makes a job board good – or not. Below are a few questions to that effect – and yes, some employment sites have these features, but most do not. Maybe there absent features you’ve wondered about?

  • Voice input for search: Hey, if you’re…

Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 18, 2012 at 9:08am — 3 Comments

3 Places to start when sourcing candidates

When we talk about building a Talent Network, we speak a lot about providing a number of options and ways for candidates to opt-in to this network, whether that’s in job distribution campaigns, on the Career Site or a number of different locations.  But the second half of that equation and just as important is your recruiters / sourcers proactively sourcing candidates into your…


Added by Chris Brablc on August 30, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

How Recruitment Software Improves Your Hire Quality

When professionals in hiring, recruiting and HR talk about their experiences with applicant tracking systems (ATS), the frustration can be palpable. “Our applicant screening isn’t giving us any qualified candidates,” employers say. Would-be candidates often report not even receiving a rejection notice after applying. Leigh Buchanan of came out with a …

Added by Suzanne Vaughan on August 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Are You Using a Gold-Medal ATS?

Read the latest post from Elise Jennings!

The Olympic Games are underway! Just six days ago we watched 10,000+ athletes walk out during the opening ceremony waving and smiling at over 4 million international spectators. One can only imagine what a population increase of 4 million people would be like. The UK went through a great deal of preparation in London to not only accommodate the visitors, but also when it came to the organization and readiness of the workforce at…


Added by Samantha on August 2, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Advanced Internet sourcing for Recruiters

I regularly run free recruitment software and technology webinars and yesterdays, on Advanced Sourcing, proved more popular than most. This is a recording followed by my notes on what happened.

I wanted to convey the shear scale of the subject of recruitment sourcing while also focus on some useful techniques that can give immediate benefit. It’s really mind blowing…


Added by Shane McCusker on June 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Surviving Vendor Acquisition

When a tech company is acquired, the acquiring company gets a new revenue source, and the acquired company receives more capital. But the customer's future is left…


Added by Jessica Lunk on June 20, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments

Automate or Lose

ManpowerGroup’s latest Employment Outlook Survey announced an increase in hiring confidence among U.S. employers, reporting a positive Net Employment Outlook.  The quarterly report measures employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter. Great news for the staffing industry, implying an increased potential to develop new clients and an increase in placement activity.

Many companies migrate…


Added by Reena Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

TOMS Shoes and Your Business

TOMS shoes are a feel good purchase.

Buy a pair today, give a pair to someone in need tomorrow. It’s a great cause.

But TOMS has been criticized for ignoring the root of a much bigger problem. The argument is, sure it’s great to provide a kid in a third world country a new pair of shoes. But, they’re still poor.…


Added by Jessica Lunk on June 6, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.19.12 to 5.25.12

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we'll be talking about the perfect ATS, Talent Networks, Talent Communities, authenticity and not needing to apologize.


Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…


Added by Chris Brablc on May 25, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Is Your Staffing Company E3 Certified?

Whether an employee of staffing company, a candidate working with a staffing company to find their next career, or a company that has hired the services of a staffing company,  one had better make certain that it is E3 Certified. What is an E3 Certification you ask?

The E stands for EMPOWERMENT. The 3 represents the EMPOWERMENT of the following 3 groups:



Added by Reena Gupta on May 24, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

Just Say No! Decoding The Ways Recruiters Say "Thanks, But No Thanks"

I've been getting some interesting intelligence as a recruiting professional engaged in a full-fledged job search for the first time in over 10 years. I liken it to the show Undercover Boss, as I'm experiencing many eye-opening…


Added by Maisha Cannon on April 25, 2012 at 11:00am — 14 Comments

The Resume: Is it alive, dead or just another data point?

With the rise of social recruiting, online profiles and alternative resume solutions, the resume has long been resumed dead by many.  However, while the concept makes some sense, much of the recruiting technology out today is still tied to the resume as the main source of information needed from candidates in the apply process.  This was OK 5 years ago but with the wealth of information available online, there are a number of tremendous data points available to recruiters to make good…


Added by Chris Brablc on April 3, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments

Maslow's Hierarchy of Human Needs and Recruiting

Abraham Maslow developed his hierarchy of needs by studying successful people.  How does your company’s recruiting process match up with our human needs?


Obviously the physiological needs are taken care of through compensation and benefits.  Your company’s offers need to be competitive in order to attract the best candidates.  Compensation and benefits are generally only the tip of the iceberg.  Sometimes they are indicative of the company’s attitude toward its…


Added by Bill Humbert on March 9, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

LinkedIn doesn’t like recruiters - Finding Candidates Contact Details

My recruitment webinar this week was all about making contact with candidates particularly when you may not have all their contact details. The Social Media sites like LinkedIn and Facebook really limit a recruiters ability to get in touch and unless you already have their details on your ATS or recruitment system it can be a real challenge to make contact.…


Added by Shane McCusker on March 3, 2012 at 5:02am — 6 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.18.12 to 2.24.12

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about assessing candidates through Facebook, the ATS Diamond Mind, Source to Hire, the ease of recruiting and employer branding.


Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…


Added by Chris Brablc on February 24, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

Social Staffing Strategy: Do you have one?

It’s likely that you and your company will be interested in implementing a social staffing and collaboration strategy this year. Maybe you’ve done so already and kudos to you…you’re ahead of this ever changing curve.  It’s glaringly obvious how social media has changed the way that recruiters and staffing professionals do business.

Recruiting:  Here‘s how  a search assignment used to work:

Receive a search assignment. Next, scour your internal database for  qualified…


Added by Reena Gupta on February 22, 2012 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

Get Off The Vendor List. Right Now. I Mean It.

I’m starting to notice something. A lot of the complaining about internal recruiters comes from TPRs trying to work with large companies where they’re trapped by or redirected to the dreaded vendor list. You know the ones – Fortune 500 Company, hundreds of positions, and you’ve got junior HR chickie saying you have to be on a list with 40 of your closest friends before you can submit a candidate. Never mind that your guy is perfect for the job. Forget that the VP of Whatever is your best…


Added by Amy Ala on February 16, 2012 at 5:00pm — 26 Comments

3 ways to super-charge your ATS with technology

For many organizations, the ATS represents the central technology that they use to recruit top talent.  It provides a great way for them to capture applicants and manage the hiring process from apply to hire.  Through these functions, the ATS is an integral technology for your recruiting process.


However, when you think about the recruiting process, the ATS by itself leaves a little bit to be desired.  While it does a great job with managing the hiring process, it often lacks…


Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

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