Staffing Software Tips

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If your company is being inundated with resumes from job seekers, like many throughout the country currently are, you may want to consider implementing some type of Web-based staffing software solution.

Web-based staffing software uses artificial intelligence and resume tracking software to collect, sort through and rank large amounts of resumes and candidate information. That information is then turned over to hiring managers and recruiters so they can more easily and efficiently select the right person for the job.

However, when implementing  staffing software, there are many things to consider, according to an article by eHow:

  • Staffing software can reduce the amount of pressure placed on hiring managers. Software eliminates much of the administrative work required by old fashioned methods and allows recruiters to better describe the critical skills needed for job success, which in turn increases the chances of finding the best candidate.

Rethinking ATS

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We all know that these days most companies use applicant tracking systems to help with the recruiting process.

While most companies have systems that can reach thousands of candidates and find that perfect employee, many recruiters and beginning to think this is an outdated way of recruiting. Recruiting efficiency usually comes from applicant management software that promotes teamwork and collaboration from hiring managers and recruiters.

So how can companies make applicant tracking systems better? Here are a few suggestions from Darwin Redshield at Articlebase.

HR Software Choices

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If your company is looking into implementing HR software to make certain functions easier, there are some tips to keep in mind when choosing a software provider.

Any good HR software is capable of handling employee information, such as names, addresses, income tax withholdings, available vacation days, holiday pay, child support payments, garnishing and retirement savings. Most software also allows employers to better use direct deposit and print statements, forms and reports.

HR software also can reduce the amount of time the HR department spends on daunting tasks such as payroll. Good HR software will help improve productivity, cut labor costs and improve the quality of decision making. Payroll has become a critical financial aspect of running a business of any size and should be taken into account when choosing an HR software provider.

Applicant Tracking Systems and Resumes

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If you’re applying for job after job you think you’re qualified for and getting no response, you might be able to change your luck with some simple tweaking of your resume.

In today’s hiring world, most companies send resumes through applicant tracking systems before they ever reach a human.  While it might not be very beneficial to job seekers, an ATS helps the company to create efficiencies in the hiring process.

According to an article by Examiner, an ATS is a software application designed for recruitment tracking purposes and to manage resume data. An ATS collects job-seeker information from data fields submitted on the company Web site, from applicants who apply on job boards or data retrieved by manually scanning resumes.

Recruitment Software Part of Rebound

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Although the economy is currently in shambles, companies should be thinking about how to be well-prepared when things start to rebound. Instituting some sort of recruitment software is only the beginning.

Hiring is slow right now, but the time will soon come when employers have to be prepared to bulk up their workforces once again. Those human resource executives who spend this time forming a strategy and revising their recruiting efforts will come out on top.

According to an article by Human Resource Executive Online, there are five steps companies can take to make sure they’re prepared: