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Three Ways to Make Seasonal Hiring Easier

Hiring season can be painful for everyone: the applicants, the hiring team, your finance department, and your current employees. What can you do to make seasonal hiring easier on everyone involved? These three strategies for seasonal hiring and onboarding will make a difficult transition smoother – and help you get your business back to ‘business…

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Infographic: Applicant Tracking System Benefits

What’s something that 95% of Fortune 500 companies use, but only 26% of employers have discovered? Fortune 500 CEOs are taking advantage of the many applicant tracking system benefits for their company. These benefits apply to a small or medium-sized business, too!  Here are just a few ways an applicant tracking system benefits companies. It…

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Best Practices for Seasonal Hiring

While seasonal hiring isn’t limited to the holidays (think summer lifeguards), the winter holidays are most commonly associated  with hiring seasonal employees. Seasonal hiring presents a particular challenge to employers. Competition for quality employees is stiff. Onboarding needs to be successful and immediate. If you don’t start training early, seasonal employees are left to sink…

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8 ATS Software Upgrades That Revolutionized ApplicantStack

ApplicantStack was founded nine years ago, and since that time we’ve made dozens of upgrades to our ATS software. One of the benefits of software as a system (SaaS) is that updates occur automatically. That means our end users might not immediately notice that something has improved. In honor of the many ATS software upgrades…

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Introducing the New Cost-Per-Hire Calculator

One of the hardest things about investing in a new technology is understanding how, exactly, it will impact your company. In short, is this purchase going to be worth it? Is it going to make things easier for you, or will it be costly and difficult to implement? What kind of a return on investment…

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Use Recruiting Solutions to Overcome Hiring Roadblocks

Despite your best efforts, you’re going to run into roadblocks when you’re recruiting. Analyze your hiring funnel to locate and assess these roadblocks. Then, find the recruiting solutions you need to optimize the process. In many cases, the delays may appear to be the fault of your personnel. Do these scenarios sound familiar? The manager…

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Manager Feedback and Interview Evaluations

You currently have a mission-critical position to fill and a fairly tight deadline to hire a qualified person to do the job. You have posted the position on your website and other outside resources like Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed and Craig’s List. What comes next is a stack of resumes—more than usual since there are so…

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3 Statements Your Recruiting Team Should Avoid

The current hiring landscape is vastly different than it was just ten years ago. Gone is the 9-5 workday. Gone is the standardized application process. Gone is the time when employees worked for years in the same position at the same company. Today’s employees find new jobs through social media and word of mouth –…