Staffing Software with Web 2.0 Integration Benefits Healthcare Recruiting

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Another report supporting the addition of Web 2.0 into your staffing software (Click here) strategy has come out.

“Health Care Recruiting and Social Media Report – Prognosis: Optimistic,” a new report from Hodes iQ, found that most healthcare recruiters believe Web 2.0 is a good fit for their industry, but that few recruiters have fully adopted leading-edge social media and interactive tools for recruiting and talent management.

The report found that social media has an impact on all industries – not just healthcare – and that many recruiters and companies are still not sure how to begin using it to their advantage. Healthcare recruiters should take this as a sign to begin adding social recruiting enhancements to their overall hiring strategy.

ATS Renewal: Seven Important Considerations

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If your company uses an ATS during the hiring process, as most businesses these days do, what should you consider when renewing that system? Visit http://pcrecruiter.net/home.htm to learn more.

Authoria recently released a report detailing the seven key considerations companies should keep in mind when renewing their applicant tracking system. As technology has dramatically changed the recruiting game, with everything from Web-enabled application and talent pool systems to business intelligence tools, it’s important for companies to stay at the forefront of the game.

“A wide array of applicant tracking systems (ATS), at different stages of maturity, now compete for the opportunity to help your organization meet its staffing and recruiting needs,” the report notes. “But with over 100 vendors to choose from, where do you start? If you are responsible for renewing your company’s applicant tracking system, there are many factors to take into account.”

HR Software Knowledge Can Lead to a Promising Career

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If you know how to use HR software (Click here), and are looking for a career in which to use those skills, your future looks bright.

A recent report from HRGuru found that there is currently not enough talent to meet demand to fill positions dealing with Human Resource Information Systems. HRIS products that help companies manage their personnel have become increasingly important as technology is now a key part of any HR department.

“As HRIS systems have become more sophisticated, the demand for experienced professionals in this area has risen,” the report notes. “HRIS professionals are often involved in product selection, systems customization, implementation and ongoing administration. If you are extremely detail-oriented and enjoy working with computers, this might be the job for you.”

Staffing Software Needed by Government Entities

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Recruiting and staffing software are among government entities’ top needs. Visit http://pcrecruiter.net/home.htm to learn more.

A recent report from BidPrime.com detailing state and local government contracts found that software is among the top needs of those entities. This provides a great opportunity for staffing software, recruiting software and other software companies.

BidPrime.com is an online subscription service providing government bids and contract intelligence to businesses. The organization’s most recent report lists each state’s most commonly requested items or services and the number of bids and RFPs issued by state agencies, cities, counties and school districts.

ATS and Your Online Reputation

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Recruiters are increasingly using social networking sites as part of their ATS.

There have been a number of studies on how social networking affects job seekers during the hiring process. Microsoft recently threw its hat into the ring by releasing a study conducted by Cross-Tab that delves into the subject of online reputation.

For the report, about 275 recruiters, HR professionals and hiring managers, as well as 330 consumers, were interviewed in the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. The end result explores the attitude these people have about online reputation, how it impacts hiring and how people manage it.