Lose the Paper: 5 Reasons to Use an Applicant Tracking Software System

An applicant tracking system can transform your recruiting process. If you're still managing your hiring process with printed resumes, email trails, and shared spreadsheets, you're missing out on some of the major advantages of the latest human resources technological developments. From more efficient candidate screening and sourcing to more robust data reporting, here's a closer look … Continue reading Lose the Paper: 5 Reasons to Use an Applicant Tracking Software System

BYOD for the Job Application Process

Do you know what your candidates are using to complete the online application process? We had a guess, but I have to say that we were surprised by the results. Last month, myStaffingPro had 1.9M applicants use the system. This candidate sample used more than 20 browsers to apply on various devices! Surprisingly, the most … Continue reading BYOD for the Job Application Process

Top 5 Benefits of Integrating Your ERP and Applicant Tracking System

Integrating an applicant tracking system with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be one of the most effective ways to get better visibility into your staff and improve your recruiting process. Here are five ways integrating an applicant tracking system with your ERP platform can benefit your business. Streamlined Hiring Processes Following a clear hiring process … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Integrating Your ERP and Applicant Tracking System

3 Tips for Hiring a Payroll Software Specialist

Hiring a payroll specialist today demands finding candidates with a high level of technical savvy and software experience. According to Software Advice, 83 percent of job advertisements for payroll specialists required some degree of software knowledge for the position. Companies of varying sizes are increasingly relying on payroll software. As a result, companies are hiring … Continue reading 3 Tips for Hiring a Payroll Software Specialist

Candidate First Impression

As recruiters, the first impression of a candidate is often limited to the information in the applicant tracking system. Some candidates take their time and enter as many details as possible, while others breeze through providing just the absolute minimum. Others pepper their responses with so many throwaway phrases that nothing stands out. For example, … Continue reading Candidate First Impression

5 Reasons You Need Video Cover Letters

How many times have you read "extensive experience" or "great communication skills" on a resume? Then, brought the candidate in for an interview to find out the opposite was true. So much wasted time! So many unexpected surprises! The good news is that new applicant tracking functionality may allow you to minimize surprises with a … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need Video Cover Letters

A Day in the Life of a Paychex Recruiter

Recruiting is changing at an unprecedented pace, and businesses must quickly adapt to keep pace with the competition for top talent. We sat down with Debra, a Paychex recruiter, to learn more about the changing dynamics of the recruiting environment and what these changes mean for today's recruiters.   What is your number-one source of … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Paychex Recruiter