All Blog Posts Tagged 'tracking' (85)

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Added by Steve Levy on May 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Is Your ATS Holding You Back?

Oh how the standards of the recruiting process have changed. As recruiting technology continues to evolve, so do those standards. Each year brings with it a heightened bar for the candidate experience, as well as the success of recruiters. I refer to this evolution asKeeping up in the HR tech arms race. While there is more to the equation, attracting great…

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Added by Raj Sheth on April 9, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

How Filtering Applicants with Ranking and Scoring Simplifies Recruiting

In today's economy, companies are flooded with applications for each position that they post as job seekers apply for more positions than ever. One recent study revealed that companies were seeing as many as 211…

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Added by Julia on April 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Experience? I Don't Need Experience to Build an ATS!

I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Applying for Jobs Online: Using a Mobile Solution for Your Online Recruiting

Applying for jobs using mobile devices is becoming increasingly common. According the Pew Research Internet Project, 58 percent of Americans own a smartphone and 32 percent own a tablet. With the increasing proliferation of mobile devices, recruiters need to develop…

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Added by Julia on March 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Don't Hate the Robot, Hate the Game

Robotic Snake Is Displayed In Science Museum's Dana Centre

Job candidates jump through the hoops that companies and recruiters set up for them. Some have decided that they may only get one shot at gaining all of the information possible from a candidate and placed lots and lots of hoops at the application portion of the process. They go online to apply for the job, and in some cases, they stay involved in that application process for hours - uploading a…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on February 14, 2014 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – for Employers

A recruitment agency serves as an intermediary that fosters a very important relationship between you and the candidate (or the job seeker). So choosing the right recruitment agency is a very important concern for you as a client.

Since you’ll be paying them a lot of money for…

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Added by Alok Mehra on February 11, 2014 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Coming Up Short: The ATS World

In the early 2000's, I had just started working in recruiting and didn't know anything about the industry or its tools. My first week on the job, the company was implementing a new ATS (Applicant Tracking System). Dave, the guy who was leading the implementation, didn't show up my second day on the job and soon the…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 18, 2013 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

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…

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

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

Developing a Blue Ocean for Successful Human Resources Professionals

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Gina Baxter.

Does your company have a compelling value proposition for passive candidates? If so, maybe it's time to reevaluate it. If not, maybe it's time you create it! In 2005, W. Chan Kim and…

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Added by Elise Jennings on July 31, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Taking Your Local Recruiting Strategy Global

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a friendly place to discuss workplace issues.…

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Added by Elise Jennings on July 26, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

Utilizing Employee Referrals in Your Recruiting

I had a roommate in college who, like many students, put a lot of importance on his social life. He went to parties on the weekends — even the occasional weeknight — joined a number of organizations and went out of his way to meet as many people as possible during his four years of undergrad. 

One day he was leaving for another meeting when I made a comment about how busy his…

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Added by Rina Sagayamary on July 17, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Employee Recruiting the Smart Way

Face it. Sooner or later – if your business is having success and growing – you’re going to have to hire employees so you can move on to the next level.

Here’s the problem. Every other company is competing for the brightest minds and most talented employees too. So how do you set yourself apart and get ahead of the competition? How can…

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Added by Rina Sagayamary on July 15, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

For accurate recruitment metrics, don’t rely on Candidate Self Selection

One of the most common themes of the HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference last week (you can see my recap here) was the need for recruitment metrics as part of any recruitment strategy.  Capturing data on your talent acquisition process is integral for…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 20, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Sourcing and Recruiting Passive Candidates

I was recently chatting with some HR professionals regarding the age-old question over whether active or passive candidates are better recruits. In my opinion, the recruiters preferring passive won the debate. Their argument was simply a matter of control. Sourcing for passive candidates puts the recruiter in the driver’s seat as they look for candidates with specific experience and/or skill sets.

Obviously there were other reasons why recruiters prefer passive candidates, but this…

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Added by Elise Jennings on October 15, 2012 at 12:32pm — 4 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 Inc.com came out with a …
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Added by Suzanne Vaughan on August 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How webservices can be your secret weapon in the war against inefficiency

The first week of July has seen a continuation of the UK’s monsoon season, as well as the release of the first in idibu’s new Native360 Series. A series of next-gen integrations designed using only webservices; the Native360 has been launched with the plug-in to the RDB ProNet system.

Well now, you may say, freak weather I’m happy to discuss, but why should I care about webservices and next-generation integrations? It’s a good question, and the…

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Added by Martin Bramall on July 12, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Staffing agencies: do they have a future?

I used to work for a staffing agency. A good one at that. One that tried hard to recruit good consultants, who, on the whole, tried hard to do a good job finding the right people for their clients. But I always had the feeling that I was nothing more than a middle man. I didn’t really add much value other than to do the donkey work the client could have done themselves if they had access to our database. My job was really a glorified cv sifter, searching through tons and tons of…

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Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on May 30, 2012 at 7:21pm — 32 Comments

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