Recruit Like a Dream with myStaffingPro 13.3

Since 1999, we have been perfecting the myStaffingPro applicant tracking system.  Thirteen years later, the system is still kicking butt by processing data, and providing a system of record to manage applicants and the hiring workflow.  Our latest release, 13.3, is focused on usability, rather than new gadgets.  Our CIO, and certified usability analyst, Jennifer … Continue reading Recruit Like a Dream with myStaffingPro 13.3

Top 10 Examples of Applicant Tracking Baggage

Do you suffer from applicant tracking baggage?  Applicant tracking baggage is any issue(s) that if left unresolved is detrimental to the hiring process. Applicant tracking baggage can be categorized into candidate or user baggage.  The top 5 causes of applicant tracking baggage for candidates consist of: Confusing navigation that gets them nowhere Forcing them to … Continue reading Top 10 Examples of Applicant Tracking Baggage

Increase Application Completion Rates by 20%

Applicant tracking system provider, myStaffingPro, found that a tiered application process increases the applicant completion rate by 20%. In addition to a tiered application process, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee, has found nine other strategies to increasing the usability of the online application process to improve applicant completion rates.  In her webinar, “10 Essential Strategies … Continue reading Increase Application Completion Rates by 20%

10 Essential Strategies for Career Site Usability

Photo Credit: rtobias, on FlickrIf you build it, they will come. If you build it well, they will stay. Attraction is half the battle, but attraction is pointless if your career site is not sticky enough to maintain the candidate’s interest so that they apply.  To increase application completion rates, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee, … Continue reading 10 Essential Strategies for Career Site Usability

Avoid the BSOD in the Candidate Experience

In my opinion, the best feature that Word introduced was auto-recovery.  Back in the old days when you would be working on a project and receive the blue screen of death (BSOD) you would lose everything.  And I mean everything.  Appropriately named, the BSOD would force you to restart.  Hours of hard work would be … Continue reading Avoid the BSOD in the Candidate Experience

Be Accommodating During the Candidate Experience

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

Winning the Candidate Experience with Usability

On a recent episode of Two and a Half Men, Alan launched into a lengthy story to his current love interest.  In the middle of the story, she asked him to “skip to the end”.  Like Alan, sometimes we can get bogged down by the extraneous details.  Did I go on Tuesday or Wednesday, Tuesday, definitely … Continue reading Winning the Candidate Experience with Usability