Applicant-Tracking – What Matters Most?

In the world of applicant tracking, what matters most? The answer to that question is simple - flexibility! Having a customized talent management system is essential to the continued development and growth of your business. Without it, you’re basing your talent and human resource activities on a stagnant system.  Which can place your company at risk … Continue reading Applicant-Tracking – What Matters Most?

Five Ways to Keep in Contact with Candidates

Candidates can be a squirrely bunch. They have jobs that they are trying to maintain and/or they are looking at several opportunities at once. Sometimes getting ahold of them can be a feat. Here are five tips to keep in contact with candidates: Connect with them on LinkedIn. LinkedIn's InMail boasts that you can get … Continue reading Five Ways to Keep in Contact with Candidates

Using Social Media Recruiting to Meet Your 2014 Staffing Goals

Social media recruiting is an increasingly important trend for recruiters. Social channels allow HR professionals and business owners to boost the signal on open positions, cultivate candidate pools, and simplify employee referral programs. Here are best practices for any company contemplating social recruiting campaigns. Social media recruiting is a major trend. According to a recent … Continue reading Using Social Media Recruiting to Meet Your 2014 Staffing Goals

Using LinkedIn to Check on Applicants

Social media offers a direct channel between candidates and hiring managers, and the use of social media to develop a strong candidate pool is an emerging trend.  According to a recent case study of social media and human resources activity, "59 percent of all the social media recruiting that happens every month takes place on LinkedIn." … Continue reading Using LinkedIn to Check on Applicants

Using LinkedIn to Attract Applicants

There are two key places that you can advertise your job openings on LinkedIn: Status updates Jobs/Careers (From the main navigation it is listed as Jobs, and from the Company it is listed under Careers) How to share your job openings through LinkedIn's status updates: Log into LinkedIn Compose your status update with: "Apply Now"/"Now … Continue reading Using LinkedIn to Attract Applicants

Using Social Media to Recruit Applicants

Although social media started out as a tool for non-business communication, it has rapidly exploded onto the business scene. Today, social media is not only a tool for branding and customer communication but is also an excellent tool for acquiring new talent. As a new recruiting media, it brings a number of advantages and challenges … Continue reading Using Social Media to Recruit Applicants

Way To Go myStaffingPro!

Woohoo!  The books have been finalized for 2011, and the numbers far exceeded our goals for the year.  In 2011, we welcomed more than 100 new clients from direct sales and partnerships, including of Ventura Foods, Nature’s Products, and Harry & David. In addition, the myStaffingPro product development team released numerous enhancements including: Expanded candidate … Continue reading Way To Go myStaffingPro!