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HR Software User Insights & 2015 Outlook

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Most organizations are operating with some sort of HR software for capabilities such as talent acquisition, applicant tracking and succession planning. When the economy took a dive and hiring was at an all-time low, the need for hiring and selection tools and/or the added cost and expense of HR software programs seemed to become less of a priority. Now that things look to be on the upswing, you may be thinking about implementing something new or sharpening your focus in a particular area. With a high user satisfaction rate, HR software should...

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DK Cole Enhances Staffing Services with BrightMove Deliver

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Fast-Growing Firm Selects BrightMove for Its Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Use Recruiting Platform St. Augustine Beach, FL. (January 28, 2015) – BrightMove, a leading provider of on-demand recruiting software for staffing firms, outsourcing providers and corporate HR departments, today announced that DK Cole, a leading provider of Executive Search services and interim staffing projects, has selected BrightMove’s 100% SaaS staffing platform, BrightMove Deliver, to power their end-to-end recruiting processes. A recent Manpower report found that 52%...

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How To Increase the Odds that Your Next Hire Will Be a Successful Hire

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Anyone who’s played a part in the hiring and selection process knows that there is no sure fire way to pinpoint who exactly will be a great employee versus who will be a failure. It’s all about playing the odds. Assessments, gut feelings, recommendations – we take what we can get to try and pass a candidate through the hiring process successfully. Hiring someone is sort of like being on trial. You are innocent until proven guilty and the court will do whatever they can to ensure that if you are guilty, they find out about it. When...

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Applicant Tracking Basics: Why Your ATS May Be Failing You

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Applicant tracking systems have become one of the most important tools to recruiters and HR professionals. Automated processes, improved workflow, ease of communication – the list of perks goes on. Longtime recruiter Liz Ryan plays devil’s advocate to the glory and wonder that is the ATS. Have we dehumanized the recruiting and hiring process so much that we are losing the ability to find and attract the right people? Her thoughts: “Ask any CEO how s/he feels about the availability of talent. It’s a global problem, and not only because job...

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Applicant Tracking Basics – What to Consider When Selecting an ATS

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You’ve come to the realization that your organization needs an Applicant Tracking System, but where do you begin in deciding which system is best for your company? Simplicant breaks down each point of consideration to help find the most strategic, efficient and cost-effective option. Your Company’s Unique Business Requirements Don’t sign on to the first applicant tracking system you come across, or choose one based on what your competitor uses. Companies have varying needs that can be met by different features provided by each ATS. Many...

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Applicant Tracking Basics – Why You Need an ATS

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Almost everyone in Human Resources knows what an applicant tracking system (ATS) is and a good majority may already have one in place at their company. Yet, for various reasons, some have not quite bought in to the need for an ATS. Criticisms include ATS systems create a less personal process for interacting with candidates and resumes/applications become more standard and robotic. Others argue that by requiring certain information fields, ATS’s makes it easier to discriminate. ATS’s definitely have their pros and cons, but all-in-all, they...

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Winning The Talent War – A 2015 Recruitment Outlook

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At a recent recruiting conference, LinkedIn and KPMG executives presented on ways to win the talent war in 2015. A top takeaway was the fact that approximately 63% of recruiters surveyed projected an increase in hiring volume in 2015, compared to just under 45% for 2014. These findings translate similarly into international markets, as well. Knowing that competition is going to increase as more Baby Boomers retire, winning in 2015 is going to take preparation. Here are a few other presentation takeaways to help better prepare you for the...

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Recruiter Talk – Implementing Recruiting Software

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Recruiting technology review website Software Advice recently polled  100 recruiters to determine what their thoughts were regarding implementing recruiting software – specifically the accompanying value, benefits and obstacles. In the compiled report, the key findings were: “The vast majority of recruiters (89 percent) said that recruiting technology was either “extremely” or “very” important to performing their jobs well.” 91 percent of recruiters are currently using some form of recruitment technology to aid in hiring and selection....

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Small Business Bootcamp: More Tips for Successful Hiring

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Now that you’re armed with a little more information on starting the hiring process and identifying the right type of hire (refer to the previous articles here and here), let’s discuss a few other things to consider as you plan to add to your current staff. Small businesses provide over 50 percent of all U.S. jobs and Huffington Post reports that small businesses also added 82,000 jobs in April (via a recent ADP report), up from the addition of 75,000 jobs in January. With turnover having a more dramatic impact on small businesses...

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Small Business Bootcamp: Independent Contractor or Employee?

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Now that you have your hiring methods down (refer to last week’s article), let’s go over a few things to keep in mind as you plan to increase staff and manage new employees. One major hurdle for small business hiring is determining whether your most recent staff addition should be classified as a contractor or an employee. Score.org (a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals) can help you figure out the difference. When you need to bring in more help, the first thing to...

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