Once there were two fish who were new to the company. As they swam through the office, a third fish who’d been with the company for a while stopped them and asked, “How’s the water?” The new fish looked at him. “What’s water?” they asked. Recruiting and Company Culture You may have heard this anecdote … Continue reading Why Company Culture is Key to Recruiting
Is it us, or are there more “just browsing” job seekers in today’s hiring market than in recent memory? When you consider the country’s historically low unemployment rate, the rising voluntary quit-rate, and the fact that job hoppers tend to get a bigger salary bump than employees that stick around, it makes sense that workers … Continue reading Attracting Passive Job Seekers
Imagine you’ve just parked your car at the end of the “street of your dreams,” in a town with perfect lawns, lovely trees, and an idyllic home waiting in every direction. Out front of nearly every house is a “for sale” sign, plus literature that proudly hypes the perks. But with so many options, you’re … Continue reading Hiring in a Candidate-Driven Market
What if you knew that within the first hour of posting a job application, ten candidates started filling the application out? Pretty good, right? But what if we told you that six of those candidates QUIT filling out the application halfway through? Recent statistics suggest that this is what’s happening: as many as 60% of … Continue reading Does Your Job Application Have Abandonment Issues?
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Staffing is much more than filling seats. A recruiter’s key role is to build a talent pipeline. A comprehensive web-based applicant-tracking system can offer full-featured applicant tracking, candidate recruiting, and onboarding in one scalable, configurable solution. HR departments can use the application to work with staffing agencies in one shared strategy. First you must evaluate … Continue reading Evaluating Your ATS Options
Applicant-tracking systems have improved resume parsing, helped streamline the job application process, and, through new reporting metrics, as well as enabled HR administrators and leaders to save money on the overall recruitment process. For example, you can: Identify Bottleneck Limitations An ATS should be able to automate your HR administrators workflow so you can set … Continue reading Understanding What Matters When Selecting An ATS Solution