I've been writing B2B and B2C online content since 2004. As a workforce management journalist for SwipeClock, I write about Human Resources topics and software solutions that help business owners effectively manage their employees. On the SwipeClock ApplicantStack blog, I get to explain how ApplicantStack Recruit and Onboard help businesses attract, hire, and onboard quality employees. Connect with me on LinkedIn

Initial Screening

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Candidate Screening

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to do candidate screening with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description Prescreening Preparation Post Job to Job Boards Candidate Screening Schedule Interviews Collecting Team Feedback…

Schedule Interviews

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How To Schedule Interviews

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to schedule interviews with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in our series: Create a Job Description Prescreening Preparation Post Job to Job Boards Candidate Screening Schedule Interviews Collecting Team Feedback Making…

Make a Selection

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Making Your Selection

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to make a candidate selection with ApplicantStack. We will explain how ApplicantStack streamlines the background and reference check process. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description Prescreening…

Offer a Job

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Offering a Job

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to make a job offer to your top candidate. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description Prescreening Preparation Post Job to Job Boards Candidate Screening Schedule Interviews…

Hire Your Perfect Employee

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Hiring Your Perfect Employee

This is the final post in our How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to hire with ApplicantStack. Hiring is the hand-off point between the applicant tracking process and the onboarding workflow. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the process: Create a Job Description…

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Constantly Hiring? 4 Ways To Streamline The New Hire Process Fast

  Do you need to streamline the new hire process? Are you a hiring manager with a mess on your hands? In this Reddit forum, a hiring manager describes why her job is a nightmare. No recruiting software High turnover Constant onboarding Daily new hires to be processed Always in panic mode Bosses make unrealistic…

HR technology

Why Is HR The Last To Get New Technology When Labor Is The Largest Expense?

Many businesses neglect HR technology in their quest for improved efficiency. They have automated solutions for accounting, merchant transactions, CRM, manufacturing, online marketing, tech support, and inventory management. Yet Human Resources trudges along with clipboards and stacks of forms. They wrestle unwieldy spreadsheets. They reenter data because systems can’t talk to each other. Sound familiar?…

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The Ideal Applicant Journey in 3 Steps: Use Hiring Psychology Like a Pro

What is applicant journey mapping? The process of creating a graphical representation or map of a job applicant’s journey. It depicts what the applicant experiences through each stage of the recruiting process. What is an applicant persona? A semi-fictional description of your company’s ideal job applicant.  Both of these methods are components of hiring or…