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PCRecruiter now integrated with Textkernel

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in Partnerships, PCR Updates

Main Sequence is pleased to announce our integration with Textkernel, reinforcing our native full-text search engine to empower recruiting, staffing, and sourcing professionals with deeper search and smarter matching capabilities based on the content of their resumes, job descriptions, and other keyword-rich content.

Textkernel’s parsing software and its semantic search, sourcing, matching and lead generation tools will transform the way you’re doing business and help grow your business exponentially.

Check out the overview video below, and contact Textkernel for more information on getting started with Textkernel!

What other integrations and new features would you like to see? Log into the support system and use the Forum to tell us, and to up-vote your favorite suggestions from other users.

November Updates and Integrations

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in Partnerships, PCR Updates

Holiday Training Special

Our training team is offering a special Holiday Training Special. Book time with our training staff from now through December 31st at a discounted rate of $75/hr, or purchase a block of four hours for $60/hr. This promotion has been very popular in previous years, so we recommend taking advantage of the offer!

The Main Sequence team is back from the Thanksgiving holiday and we’re pleased to announce some handy new features and powerful partner integrations with Verified First and LogicMelon in PCRecruiter!

In the video below you’ll learn about the new “Linked” option on Name records which loads other names from the same company/organization record. You’ll also see the new “Capture Selected Text” feature in PCR Capture that parses contact info from any screen text you highlight.

We’ve also enabled a new Ideas and Requests Forum in our support ticket system where users can submit their suggestions to our team and vote or comment on others’ ideas.

Background Screening with Verified First

Verified FirstWe’re streamlining hiring processes by partnering with Verified First, the premier background and drug screening company in North America. This partnership brings organizations of all sizes the ability to validate and verify potential hires right from PCRecruiter. The interface is intuitive and designed to encourage users to comply with FCRA and EEOC laws that govern background screenings, significantly improving time-to-hire when screening candidates.

Once the fast and easy integration is set up, you’ll see a button below the email address on all name records. Clicking the button passes the candidate’s contact info into the Verified First browser plugin. From there, you can initiate your desired package for all sorts of checks and screens. The Verified First integration comes with no setup or monthly fees, and you’ll only be charged when you order screening. Find out more at

Job Multi-Posting through LogicMelon

LogicMelonAnd we’ve revised our integration with LogicMelonan award winning platform for posting jobs to multiple destinations, including over 2000 free and paid posting job boards, social networks, and niche websites. Check out the demo video below, and visit for more on this service’s capabilities, job boards, and pricing.

New Update: Split-Desk Features

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in PCR Updates

PCRecruiter has a new update this week, with plenty of tweaks and fixes “below the waterline” as usual, plus some noticeable improvements for system users.

All new in this release is a series of tools for managing split-desk recruiting and staffing, where multiple users can split credit for apportioning money commissions or performance measures. These are further refined by the main PCRecruiter record types of organizations, jobs, and people.

These new tools will help you automate the divvying up of activity to make calculating your commissions and incentive plans much easier. Here’s a video overview of how they work:

In addition to the user activity credit and fee splitting enhancements, we’ve also made several other changes:

  • We’ve made improvements to our CV parsing for Latin America. This update enhances the Add Resume screen’s ability to better recognize and segment multi-part first and surnames, and other parts of the contact data. We continue to improve our parser as we encounter resumes and CVs of varying contact info formats.
  • The company / organization record in PCRecruiter has a legacy “Email/WWW Address” field, which can be used for storing either the company website or a general email address.Users have asked us for an easy way to separate these items out into two fields, so we’ve added a new Split Company Email / WWW Field item to the Global Change area in the System menu. This new utility will allow you to migrate all of the email addresses or all of the web addresses from the standard field to a Custom Field of your choice.
  • Our PCRCapture plugin for Google Chrome is now equipped to recognize Monster-formatted contacts.
  • The customized Placement screen layouts can now use Horizontal Splitters. These splitters can also be labeled, giving you the ability to break down the placement screen into clear workflow steps (e.g. “1. Complete this segment and Save before proceeding.”)
  • This quarter, Main Sequence implemented a new customer service system, enhancing the capabilities of our award-winning support team to search, merge, and fine-tune tickets and customer communications. These tools will increase our ability to identify, and successfully fulfill customer requests more quickly and conveniently.
  • We’ve also implemented systemic changes to further strengthen PCR’s commercially-high standard of security. These include changes to session authentication procedures, which integrate both local and network-based authenticators. Many security organizations recommend a value of 30 minutes or less of inactivity before automatic log-out, although many users find that interval inconveniently short. The default value is currently 180 min and can be adjusted by your database administrator within the System > Global Timeout area.Please also note that customers are responsible for final configuration of user-exposed security options, such as password strength and end-user permissions. If you wish to review PCRecruiter security settings or schedule a training session on the topic, contact Main Sequence support.

Please get in touch below if you have comments about this update or related topics you’d like to discuss.

And if you’d like to tell us a bit more about yourself and what you get out of PCRecruiter in general, we’ve got a user survey here. Your ideas can be rocket-fuel for tech companies, so please pour it on!

PCRecruiter Ranked Top 10 by Capterra and GetApp

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in Industry, News

PCRecruiter - Category Leader for 2017PCRecruiter has once again been ranked a top-ten choice in the Applicant Tracking Software category guides from Capterra and GetApp!

These sites are two of the B2B software industry’s leading directory / recommendation engines. They release regular reports based on user-submitted reviews, feature breakdowns, pricing, integrations, and other factors.

This quarter, GetApp’s Top Applicant Tracking Software list has ranked PCRecruiter in the top ten. The position is based on the strength of ratings from our users and our competitive stance in the mobile app for iOS/Android category.

On the Capterra site, PCRecruiter was included in the top ten Most Affordable Applicant Tracking Software list. Our cost of ownership was favorable compared to other ATS options, based on a hypothetical 2-user, 2-year license with the complete host of available features and services.

Main Sequence truly appreciates the recognition of PCRecruiter’s great ROI and comprehensive range of functions from these valuable independent services.

We invite all of our users to write their own review of PCRecruiter on Capterra or GetApp so that your opinions and experiences can be included in future rankings!

New Features for Contract/Temporary Placements

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in PCR Updates

A new update to the PCRecruiter system will be rolling out this week, with a focus on streamlining and improving contract recruitment and temp-to-perm placement processes. The new features you’ll find in this release include:

  • A margin calculator that can be added to your custom Placement record layout. This new tool makes it easy to work out estimated revenue, costs, and profit.
  • The PCRecruiter Analytics tool can now display contract placement data to help you maximize efficiency and set goals more accurately.
  • We’ve shortened the workflow for converting contract placements to permanent placements.

Check out the video below to see all of these great new features in action!

We want to know what you think about the new update. Get in touch via the comments below. And if you’d like to tell us a bit more about yourself and what you get out of PCRecruiter in general, we’ve got a user survey here.