PCRecruiter partners with Scout to increase recruiter job orders

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in News, Partnerships

ScoutMain Sequence is pleased to announce a new partnership and integration between PCRecruiter and Scout Exchange, a recruitment marketplace that connects employers with specialized recruiters, delivering search opportunities to match individual recruitment expertise and results.

PCRecruiter users have free*, direct access to Scout’s application and service which scans the placement history in your database (scrubbed of identifiable personal information) and applies proprietary analytics to recommend job orders suited to your expertise. You'll see improvements in productivity and time-to-fill, gaining access to hundreds of new clients and more job-orders.

We're excited to lower the market development barriers for PCRecruiter users by immediately making them approved vendors for Scout's network of employers.

Naturally, Scout automates and manages the billing, logistics, and financial transactions to allow recruiters to focus on placing talent with low overhead and credit risk.

To get started with Scout, PCRecruiter users may send an email to goscout@mainsequence.net with their name, company name, and contact information. A Main Sequence representative will respond to initiate the setup.

* Scout is completely free to end-users. Main Sequence will participate in a revenue share with Scout based on placements made.

Happy Holidays from Main Sequence!

Written by Andrew Rothman on . Posted in News

Tucker is a one-year-old Golden Retriever who spends most of his days hanging out at the main office of Main Sequence Technology, Inc. Tucker wanders the grounds and keeps us all company as we develop, sell and support PCRecruiter. This year’s holiday greeting is a glimpse into what Tucker sees as he visits with everyone and attends the MST holiday party. Happy new year, everyone!

Using Resume Inhaler with Outlook 2010 and IMAP

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Source emails may be inadvertently being deleted by your email provider without your knowledge.

A recently discovered interaction combines Outlook 2010 with Gmail IMAP (and possibly other IMAP providers) such that Outlook is moving emails to the deleted items folder rather than the designated subfolder configured in the Inhaler. This result will in turn will synchronize to Gmail, which will then purge the item after 30 days. This mal-response to a move command from PCRecruiter does not occur in Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2013 nor all Outlook 2010 environments using IMAP.

To see if you are subject to this please a) observe that the Inhaler is moving items to the proper subfolders and/or b) check your deleted items folder in Outlook and your deleted items folder in Gmail to ensure that wanted resume emails have not been moved to those locations.

While we have no expectation that Microsoft will make any changes to Outlook 2010, there is a workaround if you find that you are subject to this issue.

To apply this workaround, open Outlook 2010 and follow these instructions:

  1. Click on the FILE tab in the upper left hand corner.
  2. Click on the Account Settings button.
  3. Find the IMAP folders entry and double click it. The following screen should appear:
  4. From here, click the More Settings button in the lower right corner. The following screen will then appear:
  5. Click on the Deleted Items tab, then click Mark items for deletion but do not move them automatically.
  6. Click OK/Next until all the account settings have been closed.

PCRecruiter 8.6.2 Patch

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

PCRecruiter 8.6.2 Patches

Main Sequence will be updating the ASP hosting service with PCRecruiter v. 8.6.2 at approximately 8 AM EST on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Along with this update, we highly recommend installing updated control plugins:

Internet Explorer Users – A new version of our ActiveX/.NET control pack will be released with this update. Download it from www.pcrecruiter.net/controls.exe and install it on any Windows 7 or Windows 8 machine using PCRecruiter (XP users should not update). You may need administrator permissions on the computer to complete this installation.

Java Controls – All users of the Java plugins (including all users of Firefox or Safari) will be asked to update to Java 7 v 45 (see https://java.com/getjava‎). Users working with an older version of Java may see a popup security request when accessing screens that require a Java plugin (viewing resumes, job descriptions, etc.). NOTE: Users of Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) will be unable to update to Java 7 and therefore unable to avoid the popup warnings. We recommend updating these Macs to OSX 10.7 or later.

PCRecruiter gets ‘social’ with Acclaimd

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AcclaimdLooking to give your recruiting efforts extra reach? If you're not sharing jobs within your social circles on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter then you're missing the opportunity to tap a huge pool of talent and referrals. Main Sequence has now partnered with Acclaimd to provide PCRecruiter users access to even more social recruiting tools to keep them on the cutting edge.

Acclaimd helps you make the most of your social media presence by automatically keeping socially-optimized jobs in front of your followers and connections. More than just a repetitive blast of job descriptions, it allows you to create campaigns of customized messaging around each opening so you can keep your feed fresh and unique. Taking things a step further, the platform encourages referral behavior by providing suggested matches to viewers of every job. And because Acclaimd is integrated directly with PCRecruiter, your jobs import into the platform automatically; no cut and paste required.

The best part? Acclaimd is offering its social recruiting platform to PCRecruiter customers absolutely free when you sign up at http://www.acclaimd.com/pcrecruiter

Arm yourself with the right tools and join the social recruiting movement today. Contact your PCRecruiter representative for complete information.