The applicant tracking industry is being slaughtered in the press. Why? Because so many people are focusing on the automated resume ranking and parsing of keywords. Of the hundreds of features in an applicant tracking system, why is everyone so focused on this one piece? Because of the candidate experience. The candidates are speaking out, … Continue reading The Uphill Battle: 5 Ways to Use Your ATS for Good
Can your candidates do the following? Web Facebook Mobile IVR Search for job openings Review a complete job description Share the opening on social networks Apply for a job by submitting contact information and answering prescreening questions. Register for future job notifications Check the status of a submitted application With myStaffingPro applicant tracking system, candidates … Continue reading How Accommodating Are You?
I know what I like and I like what I like. And, I like my smart phone. It’s my toy, social connection, and my Franklin Covey replacement- swear by it system. My co-worker on the other hand, is a die-hard old school Franklin Covey elitist. She wants to see it, touch it, update it, rip … Continue reading Be Accommodating During the Candidate Experience
Originally posted on myStaffingPro's CIO blog http://jenniferbrogee.wordpress.com. The user experience has been the rallying cry for software success stories over the last few years. After a long time of clunky interfaces that work hard but are also difficult to use, focus on usability has been a welcome change. Usable design involves a focus on reducing … Continue reading The Maturation of Web Usability – Making the Job Application Great
Originally posted on our CIO's, Jennifer Brogee, blog. Read her complete "Free to Live" blog at http://jenniferbrogee.wordpress.com/. As a society we don’t spend enough time celebrating a job well-done. We are always pressing on the next goal, finding another need to fill, and rarely stop and say “good job!”. I keep a record of positive … Continue reading Happy Applicants and myStaffingPro
Everyone has one! Smart phones are the "must have" gadget. Nielsen reported that 55% of new phone buyers purchased smart phones, and according to Google 81% of smart phone users browse the internet. Unmatched accessibility! Mobile phones are always on, always on hand, and are always connected. Candidates can apply anytime, anywhere. Just think, your … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Go Mobile with your Candidate Portal
I recently had an experience that I thought I would share with those of you who are interested in trying to take advantage of the growing demographic of mobile users who are job seekers... I recently stopped at one of our local fast food restaurants (name withheld to protect the innocent). I was going through … Continue reading If You Build It Candidates Will Come – Mobile Edition