IRS Announces 2018 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $18,500 for 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the following news release  “IRS Announces 2018 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $18,500 for 2018”, which includes the Highlights of Changes for 2018.   IR-2017-177, Oct. 19, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and…

Spark Hire

ApplicantStack has partnered with Spark Hire for video interviewing!

Video Interviewing Made Easy ApplicantStack, the easy to use applicant tracking system trusted by over 1,500 companies to manage their candidates and workflows, has integrated with Spark Hire, Inc. for video interviewing! Spark Hire is a video interviewing platform used by more than 3,000 organizations to make better hires in a fraction of the time.…

Avoid the Catch-22 of Collaborative Hiring

Get the value of a collaborative hiring process without the HR management burden Recruiting and hiring has a lot of moving parts — applications, screenings, background checks, interviews — the list goes on, and because of new trends in HR it’s getting longer. Then add to this mountain of work even more responsibility, as HR…

ApplicantStack Tops the Charts

We are excited to announce our placement in the new FrontRunner’s quadrant for ATS software — a ranking of top developers who meet their customers’ needs and provide top quality service. In a highly competitive field filled with other software providers, ApplicantStack proved once again that we have what it takes to help small to…

How to Make Your Job Postings Searchable on Major Job Boards

With over millions of job searches each month on major job boards like Monster, Indeed, and Career Builder, are you doing enough to make sure your job postings are searchable and stands out? When you think of Search Engine Optimization (or SEO), you probably think it pertains to online marketing and websites, right? You wouldn’t automatically…

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…

It’s Not “What” You Know, But “Who” You Know!

As I review open jobs in this tough economy, they seem to be more specialized and require narrower experience and education, making identifying and hiring qualified talent even more difficult. As part of a Talent Acquisition team, Human resource Department or Staffing Firm, we recruiters need to start doing a better job of leveraging our…