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What it Takes to Interest Passive Candidates Today

What it Takes to Interest Passive Candidates Today

by Heidi Green on 2020-02-18T13:12:00Z

Guess how many of the people being hired today already have jobs (passive candidates)? Forty percent? Fifty-five? It’s 70 percent! That’s right, 70 percent of the global workforce is made up of passive candidates, people who are not actively looking for work, candidates who will have to be found, courted and then “sold” on your job opportunity.

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This is What You Need to Manage a Remote Workforce

This is What You Need to Manage a Remote Workforce

by John Perton on 2020-02-04T18:34:00Z

Offering the chance to work remotely is one of the top perks you can offer to attract job candidates and retain employees today. Yet many employers – and their managers in particular – may be nervous about not being able to actually see their employees in person. The fear is that employees will mostly goof off and not be as productive.

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Recruiting Technology

This One Change Can Transform Your Staffing Firm this Year

by John Perton on 2020-01-28T15:33:00Z

Recruiting trends like candidate engagement, et al. became major focuses in the recruiting industry in the past few years, and you saw firsthand how quickly they completely transformed your work. The only thing that won’t change this year? Continued, constant change! Particularly when it comes to tech. 2020 will see new staffing and recruiting trends and technology that will greatly impact how you attract and convert candidates into consultants -- popping up seemingly overnight.

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Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2020

Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2020

by Heidi Green on 2020-01-23T14:50:00Z

So it’s now 2020. A new year.  A new decade. And the last decade was pretty busy when it comes to market: - Artificial intelligence started making its mark on the recruitment process - The decade could really be named “The Decade of the Candidate” or “The Talent Wars Decade,” because the hiring market evolved to a point where employers started marketing to candidates (and candidates started ghosting employers with impunity)

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The Competitive Advantage Your PEO Needs in 2020

The Competitive Advantage Your PEO Needs in 2020

by John Perton on 2020-01-21T13:18:00Z

The PEO landscape is changing. Big time. The PEO sector grows at a 14 percent higher rate than the U.S. economy overall and if you want to remain competitive, it’s wise to offer an expanded service offering. Your customers NEED help with finding great talent!

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Planning for an Employee’s Market

Planning for an Employee’s Market

by David Webb on 2020-01-16T13:45:00Z

As the unemployment rate continues to remain low, companies are still faced with the challenge of finding the talent they need to fill roles. And with the cost per employee increasing in terms of compensation and benefits, it is more important than ever that the talented workers you hire are the right choice the first time, and that you have a solid foundation for how you manage your labor costs moving forward.

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Introducing RecruiterCast Podcast

FIRST COAST TECH LEADER, BRIGHTMOVE, LAUNCHES RECRUITERCAST PODCAST

by Heidi Green on 2020-01-06T13:23:00Z

BrightMove, Inc., a leader in recruiting software innovation, is excited to announce the launch of RecruiterCast, a weekly podcast designed to examine the recruiting industry, featuring advice and insight from influencers and industry experts. Born from the need to provide a glimpse into the ever-evolving recruitment landscape, RecruiterCast appeals to several audiences - recruiters, job-seekers and employers, offering insight into how workforce hiring trends affect each.

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How to Step Up Recruiting Results

How to Step Up Recruiting Results this Holiday Season

by Heidi Green on 2019-12-12T16:14:00Z

Across every industry, many recruiters are left with tough-to-fill openings that MUST be filled by year’s end. For those organizations, they may feel as if they’re scrambling to meet those goals. But for others, the holidays can be a bit slow when it comes to recruiting. Although your work to-do lists may not seem as busy as your personal ones, that doesn’t mean your recruiting efforts should stall this time of year. In fact, letting things stall now can not only impact your Q4 results but can negatively impact how you kick off the new year as well!  These simple tips can help you keep things moving forward during the holiday season and set yourself up for success in 2020. And as a bonus, if you’re scrambling to fill openings by the end of the year, several of these recommendations can help you, too!

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Top recruiting conferences in 2020

Top recruiting conferences to check out in 2020

by Heidi Green on 2019-12-06T13:21:00Z

Now’s the PERFECT time to start mapping out your calendar for recruiting conferences in the New Year. This is especially true if you’re in a part of the country that is cold and snowy. ❄️ What better way to forget about cold weather than to plan a few days in a fun (and WARM) locale?

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Why Candidates Aren’t Responding

Why Candidates Aren’t Responding to Your Messages

by Heidi Green on 2019-11-21T13:34:00Z

Candidates today are getting bombarded. Emails, texts, calls and LinkedIn messages. Recruiters are using every method possible to try and attract talent. Just because they aren't responding doesn't mean they aren't interested.

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BrightMove pioneered Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in 2005 and is now a global innovation leader in the hiring technology and recruiting software industry. Headquartered in St. Augustine Beach, Fla., BrightMove provides a cloud-based platform for RPO, PEO, and Staffing teams around the world.

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