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At BrightMove, we like to think of ourselves as innovators and thought-leaders. We will share some of our insights here on our blog. Please Tweet us if you’d like to join in on the conversation.

What the Numbers Can Tell Us About Job-seekers in the U.S.

by Heidi Green on 2019-10-10T20:38:00Z

For the US job market, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics releases thousands of data sets each month defining unemployment rates, employment projections, top occupations, and income levels and more. Interestingly, however, data is also collected about workers themselves. This is particularly applicable to the recruiting and staffing industry, as it provides some insight into who is looking for a job, in terms of why they may be unemployed and what types of jobs might be of interest to them based on their current situation.

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Is Your Employer Brand Attracting or Repelling Talent?

by Heidi Green on 2019-10-10T20:29:00Z

Your company has a reputation. To your customers, of course, but also to your employees and especially your candidates. This reputation is formulated based on your products or services, your leadership, your customer service and much more.

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Why the Time is Right to Host Video Job Interviews

by Heidi Green on 2019-10-03T20:22:00Z

Recruiting technology today is light years ahead of the technology we used even just a few years ago. With constant innovation at seemingly every turn, there is more opportunity than ever to reach and engage talent. And in a high-pressure market for talent, it’s critical for your business to actually take advantage of those opportunities.

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Why Everyone’s Talking About Candidate Engagement Right Now

by Heidi Green on 2019-09-30T20:01:00Z

Back in the “olden days” of staffing and recruiting, the process was simpler: post jobs, candidates apply and you place them. Rinse and repeat. As the years have gone by, the process remains the same at its heart, but the variables are vastly different.

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by Heidi Green on 2019-09-27T17:17:00Z

“As someone who has been leading technology innovations in Jacksonville for the past 22 years, being recognized as a Tech Leader of the Year is humbling and meaningful. I have lived my whole life in Jacksonville and the areas surrounding North Florida. People who aren’t from Jacksonville don’t realize how hard it is to break into tech, especially if you aren’t from Silicon Valley and other major tech metropolitan areas. Investors don’t take you as seriously as they do startups from Silicon Valley; making it harder to receiving backing and funding. All 15 people deserve the recognition for the perseverance and innovation they must possess to be a modern tech leader in the Jacksonville market. Congratulations to all those who have been recognized.”

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5 tips to Improve your LinkedIn Recruiting Efforts

by Heidi Green on 2019-09-26T19:53:00Z

Today, everyone is on LinkedIn. And with much of its functionality still available to free users, it remains the most powerful, professional platform. This is particularly true for recruiters. Although many businesses and most staffing firms have invested in at least some paid LinkedIn recruiting product, you can still get tremendous results on the platform without those tools.

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Avoid These Texting Faux Pas to Impress Candidates (and Increase Redeployment)

by Heidi Green on 2019-09-25T19:12:00Z

With talent that is often employed and very busy, communicating via text is a powerful way to increase engagement, decrease ghosting and improve your fill rate.

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Are You Getting the Most Possible Value Out of Your ATS?

by Heidi Green on 2019-09-16T20:00:00Z

Your ATS becomes a critical, central hub for your entire recruiting function. It can empower your recruiters, save time, and so much more.

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Job Hunting or Career Change?

by Heidi Green on 2019-08-26T17:50:00Z

If you are in the market for a new position, or more so, if you are exploring the possibility of a career change, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics provides helpful data each month that could weigh in on your decisions.

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Why PEOs Need an Applicant Tracking System

by David Webb on 2019-08-19T18:32:00Z

As a PEO, you should also have every opportunity to streamline operations, run more efficiently, and maximize revenue. One of the most powerful tools to help you do just that is an ATS. Not just any ATS, but the right one.

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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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