ATS for the Manufacturing Industry

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The changing face of the manufacturing industry is causing employers to adapt their hiring processes accordingly. Mainly, employers are focusing more on people than anything else, which is a step in the right direction. There are many tools, such as an applicant tracking system, that are making this move possible.

The nation’s manufacturing industry as a whole has been coping with a decline in resources as fewer graduates are learning the basic technical skills that are necessary to fill replacement positions. That, coupled with the increasing technology in production, is requiring manufacturers to invest more in their employees.

These changes, along with the rising cost of making a bad hire, are reiterating the value of finding the right candidate for the job. With that in mind, employers are working to provide a standardized process that screens a candidate’s skills and behaviors against company requirements.

Recruitment Software Pros Could Benefit from Workshop

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Any recruitment software users or professionals could benefit from an upcoming workshop.

Ultimate Software will offer “Essential Strategies from Industry Leaders in an Era of Change,” a free interactive HR workshop, on April 27 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown in Hartford, Conn. The content of the workshop will be most beneficial to companies with at least 200 employees.

The workshop is ideal for leaders in HR, talent management, recruitment, compliance, training and retention who want to interact with peers in an intimate setting, identify short and long-term business drivers, share proven ideas, and learn from others.

HR Software Pricing Options

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If your company is in the process of purchasing and implementing HR software, it’s important to know how to navigate your pricing options.

There are many key pricing methodologies when it comes to recruiting software, but the three most common are per recruiter/manager pricing, per employee pricing and per hire pricing. According to BrightMove, each methodology has its own implications.

Although many vendors no longer offer a per recruiter/per manager pricing option, it’s usually the ideal option for companies that don’t intend to implement an employee portal. The price of this methodology is lower than other pricing models, as you only need to license recruiters.

ATS Webinar to Help Company Decision Makers

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If you’re in charge of selecting your company’s ATS, a new Webinar will help keep you up on the industry.

“Workforce Planning and Talent Management: What Your CEO Wishes HR Would Do,” is a one-of-a-kind free Webinar for HR executives and other technology-decision makers presented by ERE and Taleo. The Webinar is scheduled to take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 14.

The Webinar will benefit any HR executive or technology decision-maker who is in charge of ensuring their organization selects the right ATS. It also will be useful to: staffing directors and vice presidents, recruitment managers, corporate recruiters, CEOs and top HR executives in talent-driven industries, and other HR professionals who are responsible for evaluating and selecting an ATS.

Staffing Software Becoming Too Complex?

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In order to better compete in a changing marketplace, some companies are making their staffing software offerings too complicated, making it more important for companies to know how to choose and implement the right software.

When it comes to the emerging talent management technology expansion, employee performance management has become a clear focal point. As the popularity and usefulness of automation has grown, so has the number of vendors offering various staffing software solutions.

Unfortunately, this has caused some companies to try to “out-feature” their competition, causing vendors to sacrifice ease-of-use and system stability in favor of additional features, modules and integrations. This only increases complexity, implementation time and cost, resulting in more dissatisfaction and system replacement.