What Defines the “Best” in Applicant Tracking Software?

When choosing software, many companies want to know – who’s the best? Unfortunately for the shopping end-user, all vendors claim to be the best so you’re left figuring out for yourself which system truly is the best. Here’s what you should be looking for: Efficiency. When choosing a new applicant tracking software system, or evaluating…

Is Your Hiring Process “Scaring” People?

OK, “Scaring” might be a little intense, but some hiring processes aren’t that far off. With multiple interviews, lack of communication, and lengthy online applications processes – applicants will actually avoid filling out applications with companies if they’re too time consuming, cumbersome, or don’t receive a response within an appropriate time frame. So why are these…

ApplicantStack Releases Application Programming Interface (API) for Developers

ApplicantStack has released its Application Programming Interface (API) for Developers. The ApplicantStack Application Programming Interface (API) provides a way for developers to build easy, secure integrations between ApplicantStack and and other third-party and / or corporate systems. The ApplicantStack API will give your IT group the tool it needs to integrate your ApplicantStack account with…

Online Jobs Ads Increase In Healthcare and Technical Positions

Online advertising for vacancies in Health Care and Technical occupations were the only bright spots in an otherwise disappointing job climate, according to information released by the Conference Board for the month of August. Overall, 2011 is advertised job vacancies fell by 163,900 from July to August, 2011. This drop followed a previous decline of…

SHRM Report Indicates Increased Recruiting Difficulty

According to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment®, (LINE®), the challenges facing employment and recruiting are increasing. In September, the hiring rate is expected to decline -9.6% in manufacturing and -15.3% in the service sector.  This will contribute to the recruiting difficulty. In August, the index for recruiting difficulty…