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Are You Making the Most of Video Interviews?

Using video interviews helps you meet more applicants and reduce the cost of your recruiting cycle.  We’re going to talk about some tips to take advantage of this fast-growing form of hiring engagement.

A poor hiring decision costs time and money, both for your company and for the…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on October 7, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

#FirstInHR: What to Look For in a Potential Hire

When your small business expands beyond the founding team’s ability to manage all of it, it’s time to hire a few people to cover the day-to-day essentials. You may know what jobs you need…


Added by Erin Engstrom on September 16, 2015 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

Is Your Onboarding Program Effective?

More than a “welcome to the company,” an engaging onboarding program sets the stage for your new hire to hit the ground running. Whether you have one or five new employees, a sound, well-designed onboarding program creates compelling motivation for you—and your new hire—to get the most from this stage in the work lifecycle.

Why is onboarding important?

In an increasingly mobile workforce, job transition is common.  According to the …


Added by Jaime Spuhler on September 3, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

3 Keys to Setting Performance Standards for New Hires

Orientation, onboarding, and the first day on the job… the cultural immersion and familiarization with the company and position are important, but what about the performance…


Added by Chris Arringdale on August 27, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

Recruiting CRM Software: What To Look For & Why You Need One

As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…


Added by Mary Waley on July 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Algorithms vs. Recruiter – Can an Algorithm Replace a Recruiter?

I posted this on my blog a month ago at because the average time to fill has taken longer. What does the numbers mean for average time to fill? It means costs, candidate attrition, and performance…


Added by Michael Glenn on June 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The secret to attracting and retaining the best candidates

Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.

How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…


Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

Don’t Buy a Tool to Generate More Applications When You Really Want Better Applications

While there is a wide spectrum of people looking for a job and potentially interested in changing their life for you, let’s break them into two camps: people who need to do a lot of research before they apply and people who don’t. Let’s call these groups “shoppers” and “button-clickers.”

Button-clickers believe that a job search is a numbers game: the more jobs they apply to, the more the odds go up of getting an interview and finally an offer. Sure, they believe in…


Added by James Ellis on April 13, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

How do you Prevent The 'Job Exodus Time Bomb'?

Research carried out by Investors in People revealed the following:-

  • A 10% rise in employees looking for a move.
  • An increase of 5.85% in employees who believe the job market has improved.
  • A 4% drop in employees who are happy with their current job.

While these figures may not come as a surprise, coupled with this are soaring absenteeism levels, equating to £30 billion per year or 7 days for each employee per year.

Put the two together and…


Added by Jay Freeborn on February 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Things Every Recruiter Wants, and Can Get with Recruitment Analytics

When you're recruiting, would any of the following help you?

  1. Reduced hiring costs
  2. Higher rates of employee retention
  3. Improved employee engagement
  4. Get ahead of your competitors
  5. Live…

Added by Jay Freeborn on January 27, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Training and eLearning Software: Investing in talent

Training and eLearning software is used at all points during an employee's experience - from initial onboarding to advanced professional development - and cuts across many industries. The …


Added by Daniel Honigman on July 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

4 Reasons Why Video Interviewing Will Improve Your Recruitment Process

Regardless of the current economic climate, the average number of interviews is increasing as staffing moves more towards temporary staffing and people on average stay shorter in one job.

This trend creates several problems and leads to…


Added by Niddia Paauwe on March 13, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

How to create a strong employer brand

Branding is important and we all know that. A strong brand can make a company, and a weak brand can break it. Employer branding is even more important and I’ve mentioned why several times – a good employer branding takes an organization’s company culture, values, and story and makes it part of the overall brand. Moreover, employer branding is meant to directly impact an…


Added by Irina Nagy on November 21, 2013 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

6 Secrets Your ATS Provider Doesn't Want You To Know

So you've just spent a stack load of $$$$ on your shiny new ATS and you're very pleased with it and rightly so. It will make life much easier for you but unless you're an expert in applicant tracking systems there are a few things you should probably know that the vendor would…


Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on November 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Software Knowledge That Will Make an Accountant's Resume Stand Out

Most employment experts agree that accounting is one of the few professions expected to be "safe" over the next decade, with plenty of opportunities, even as much of the job market remains difficult for white-collar workers. Remaining competitive, however, is more important for accountants than perhaps anyone else, as the wealth of opportunities will draw top candidates with whom you'll have to compete.

The single best way to to do this is to master software applications that you'll…


Added by Andrew LIsa on November 1, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SmartRecruiters Unveils Hiring Platform

Integrated platform provides everything businesses need to source, engage and hire the best talent.

SmartRecruiters today announced the launch of the SmartRecruiters Hiring Platform. The new solution is a single platform, which allows businesses to source, engage, and hire top talent. SmartRecruiters Hiring Platform is now available to 50,000 SmartRecruiters customers around the world. …


Added by David Smooke on October 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New e-book on hiring for corporates launched - feedback wanted.

Hi all,

We will shortly be launching a small e-book on recruitment, a kind of guide to hiring for corporates and before we officially release it to our clients we wanted to open it up to anyone to review and critique.

You can view it here.

Feel free to add any content/comments below.

thanks from

Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on September 24, 2013 at 5:19am — No Comments

How Can You Avoid The Plagiarism In The Written Content?

Plagiarism is considered a why one of the biggest threats for the academic community. There are many writers who do the Plagiarized work and can be very harmful for an organization and it can lead to many lawsuits against it. It is generally done by the writers who work on the daily basis and content writing is only their work rather that their interest and passion. Plagiarism can also ruin…


Added by Simon Hopes on August 26, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Talent42 Review - How to NOT Suck When Recruiting Candidates From Outside the US

With each recruiting role I’ve taken the world has gotten bigger and bigger. My very first role was hiring delivery drivers in an around my own neighborhood. This week I’m setting up interviews for a guy in Seoul. The times have changed indeed. One of the talented presenters from Talent42 was Kevin Wheeler – hey any guy who’s profile pic appears to have been taken at a winery is ok by me. J I was lucky enough to sit next to Kevin on Day…


Added by Amy Ala on July 7, 2013 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

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