PCRecruiter Blog

Get the latest news and views on the world of recruitment, from software innovations to customer case studies, with the PCRecruiter Blog.

G2 Fall 2022 Badges
Software

PCRecruiter is a Top 10 ATS in G2 Fall ’22 Report

G2’s Fall 2022 report recognizes PCRecruiter with 7 new badges and multiple Top 10 Rankings in the ATS, Staffing, Recruiting, and Candidate Relationship software categories.

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Industry

5 Ways To Use Automation In Recruitment

Recruitment is most definitely a people business, so introducing automation into your recruiting process might not seem like an obvious move. That is, until you realize that by adding automation at various points in their workflow, recruiters can actually free up more time to focus on their core business – making placements.

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Recruitment Trends for Fall 2022
Industry

Hiring And Recruitment Trends Fall 2022

There’s no question that recent years have been uncertain times for almost every type of business. Even those employers who managed to successfully ride out the global pandemic are feeling the effects of an ever-changing recruitment market. In a number of sectors, there’s also a widening gap between the skills needed and the skills candidates can offer.

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Email Categories
PCR Updates

Email Subscription Categories (Update  9.8.12)

The latest PCRecruiter update adds Email Categories, letting recipients opt in or out of specific types of mass-email for more control over your email marketing.

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5 Reasons Why Recruiters Need an ATS
Industry

5 Reasons Why Recruiters Need Applicant Tracking Software

Whichever type of recruitment you’re involved with, and whatever sector or niche you specialize in, having the right tools to handle your recruitment process can give you a competitive advantage and ensure you fill your open roles with top talent.

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Ten Tips for Faster Hiring
Recruitment

10 tips to help you hire faster

Top talent tends not to stick around too long, so when it comes to securing the right person for the right role, the best recruiters need to be quick off the mark. As a recruitment professional, how can you hire faster without dropping your hiring standards? In the latest blog from PCRecruiter, we share ten tips for faster, more efficient recruiting.

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Topics

How to use social media in recruiting

Whatever your recruitment vertical, when it comes to making the right hire, social media is an essential tool for sourcing the best candidates. But it’s not as simple as pushing out a job posting across multiple social channels and expecting the best candidates to come calling. Find out how to get social recruiting right by reading the latest blog post from PCRecruiter in collaboration with Steve Gipson from Recruiters Websites. Read it now.

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Topics

Employer Branding: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Over 50% of recruitment leaders are investing in employer branding. What’s the appeal, and how can it benefit your business? In the latest blog post from PCRecruiter, we explore the importance of employer branding and how it can make your hiring more effective, and benefit your bottom line. 

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Topics

Data Security In Recruitment

Every day, recruitment organizations handle huge volumes of sensitive data in file types that are common targets for ransomware. Data security may not be at the forefront of what you do, but it’s critical for maintaining client and customer trust and your business reputation. Find out how the right applicant tracking software can handle your data security needs.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter announces integration with hireEZ

PCRecruiter is now integrated directly with hireEZ, the #1 AI-powered outbound recruiting platform. In addition to making outbound recruiting easy, hireEZ helps PCRecruiter users keep their own private talent pool updated with the latest information about their candidates.

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Events

Sequencing Webinar Series

Sequencing will let you create automated workflows for all sorts of purposes in PCRecruiter. Sign up for this free bi-weekly Tuesday webinar series to learn more.

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Topics

3 traits of top-performing recruitment firms

Decades of working alongside top firms around the world has given PCRecruiter insight into what recruiting technology works and what doesn’t.

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Industry, Topics

Top 6 Recruitment Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to get the latest recruitment industry insights, topics, and trends. Listen anywhere, on-the-go for actionable tips you can take with you the next time you step into the office. Need help getting started? Read PCRecruiter’s list of six top recruitment podcasts.

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Topics, Video

App Specific Passwords for Gmail

Changes to Google’s security policies at the end of May could affect your ability to send/receive @Gmail address mail from PCRecruiter. Setting up an app specific password will help to keeps your Google account login secure and in sync with PCRecruiter.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Previews: Pipeline, Sequencing, and PCR 10

The PCRecruiter development team has been hard at work for the past several months on some very big updates, and we’d like to show you what’s in store. In a recent online presentation to some of our business partners, we reviewed some of our recently released features and previewed some of the exciting changes in the works. We now invite all of our users to see this presentation, which offers a taste of the great things to come in PCRecruiter.

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Industry, Topics

Top 5 HR Podcasts You Should Listen To

We love podcasts – they make commutes and grocery shopping fun. There are so many great HR podcasts available, covering every topic under the sun, so we’ve compiled a list of a few favorites which will keep you inspired.

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Update 9.8.9
PCR Updates, Video

Feedback & Notifications (Update 9.8.9)

PCRecruiter’s new update, v. 9.8.9, comes with new Feedback organization and in-app Notifications features that will help keep you and your team informed and in touch. Plus, we have added brand new free webinars to our schedule for Spring/Summer 2022.

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TrustRadius 2022 Most Loved Software
News

TrustRadius recognizes PCRecruiter as “Most Loved Software”

PCRecruiter is honored to be one very few recruiting software options to place on TrustRadius’ 2022 “Most Loved Awards”. This is a particularly special Valentine’s Day present, as we know our award is based solely on the glowing comments from verified, independent reviews written by professionals in recruitment, staffing, and human resources.

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Top 50 HR of 2022
Industry, News

PCRecruiter Ranks in G2’s 2022 Top 50 HR Software

PCRecruiter has been named to G2’s Top 50 HR Software List in the annual ‘Best Software Awards’. This PCRecruiter’s first time appearing on one of G2’s Best Software lists, earning its place this year thanks to high marks for customer service and adaptability in the recruiting, staffing, and HR space.

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PCRecruiter
Events

February & March Webinars

Our free series of bi-weekly Thursday afternoon webinars continues into February and March 2022! Stay up to date on PCRecruiter’s latest features and plans.

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PCRecruiter
Events

January 2022 Webinars

Our series of bi-weekly Thursday afternoon webinars continues in 2022! Stay up to date on PCRecruiter’s latest features and plans.

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Video

Happy New Year 2022

Wishing all of you a happy, healthy, and successful 2022 from the entire PCRecruiter team. Happy New Year!

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PCRecruiter G2 Winter Awards 2022
Industry, News

PCRecruiter Leads G2 Winter 2021 Reports

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Winter 2021 reports. PCRecruiter was again ranked #1 in Customer Relationship and a Leader in multiple categories. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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PCRecruiter Mobile & Web
Industry, Topics

5 Reasons Recruiters Should Be Using Applicant Tracking Systems

Times change and recruiters can’t just rely on a spreadsheet of contacts, quick thinking, or a ‘roll-up list’ in LinkedIn to get ahead in an industry which never slows down. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) offers recruiters a custom built technology that can support them in their work to deliver great candidates to great employers. To show how that pairing is made easy by an ATS we want to show you 5 key benefits of the software.

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PCR Updates, Video

Reports & Profiles (Update 9.8.7)

This week’s update to PCRecruiter comes jam-packed with improvements to Profile Forms and Reports, as well as improvements to Quick Find and Candidate Presentations. We’ve also got new webinars and other announcements to share.

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PCRecruiter
Events

Winter 2021 Webinars

We’re launching a series of Thursday afternoon webinars to help you stay up to date on PCRecruiter’s latest features.

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Interseller Webinar
Events, Partnerships

Upcoming Webinars with PCRecruiter Partners

Announcing two webinar/demos with PCRecruiter partner vendors: marketing automation system Interseller on Wednesday, October 27 and background screening service Verified First on Thursday, November 18.

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PCR Updates, Video

Automation, ZoomInfo, & Dialing (Update 9.8.6)

A substantial update is coming to all PCRecruiter SaaS customers this week, featuring some powerful new recruitment Automation capabilities, a time-saving new connection between PCR web and the PCR apps for iOS and Android, and strong new integration with ZoomInfo. We’ve also got an October 27 webinar planned with our new partner Interseller which you can register for today.

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G2 Fall 2020 Badges
Industry, News

PCR leads G2 Reports again in Fall 2021

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Fall 2021 report. PCRecruiter was ranked #1 in Customer Relationship and a Leader in multiple categories. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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PCR Updates

Required Launcher Update

We have released a patch on our SaaS PCRecruiter network which includes a necessary update to our PCRecruiter Launcher. The Launcher is a small desktop app that allows PCRecruiter to connect with your computer’s local OS for interactions like alarm popups, attachment handling, and so on. When you log into PCRecruiter you should be prompted to install the latest version.

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PCRecruiter & Zapier
Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter + Zapier plus 2FA

PCRecruiter is now connected with the Zapier integration platform, enabling connections with hundreds of third-party apps. In addition, PCRecruiter is also introducing optional 2FA login security.

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PCR Updates, Video

Notes & Analytics Updates (Update 9.8.5)

PCRecruiter 9.8.5 includes workflow enhancements in the Notes area and new charts for PCR Analytics, as well as a ‘Last Modified’ field for Company and Position records.

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API Doc Update
PCR Updates

Enhanced API Documentation

In an effort to communicate more easily and effectively with our current and future partners, as well as our clients’ own hired programmers, we have fully updated and enhanced the documentation for the PCRecruiter public API.

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PCRecruiter 9.8.4 - Maps & Notes
PCR Updates, Video

Enhanced Notes & Maps (Update 9.8.4)

In our latest update, we’ve added a new feature for placing candidate addresses on an interactive map, as well as completely redesigned the Notes screen for Name, Company, and Position records.

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https://youtu.be/fjIADwGxWtY
Video

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from PCRecruiter

Happy Holidays and New Year from PCRecruiter! This message goes out from us to you, with our best wishes for a successful 2021.

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PCR Updates, Video

Mobile Timesheets

PCRecruiter’s newly updated mobile app adds contractor hours submission features for standardized, comprehensive, accurate records of your contractors’ time and expenses while on the job.

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PCRecruiter Tutors Webinars
Events, News, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Tutors Fall 2020 Sessions

To make sure you’re getting the most out of PCRecruiter, our training and technical experts are offering a new series of free webinars in November.

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The PCRecruiter LMS
News, PCR Updates

The PCRecruiter LMS

The award-winning PCRecruiter service team announces a new addition to our portfolio of training services and resources: The PCRecruiter Learning Management System. The PCRecruiter LMS will connect our users with the educational tools they need to get the best results out of the system. Now available to all users.

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“The Recovery is On!” – a free webinar with The Recruiter U
Events, Partnerships

“The Recovery is On!” – a free webinar with The Recruiter U

PCRecruiter is pleased to announce “The Recovery is ON! Here’s What to Do NOW!” – a free webinar from Mike Gionta of The Recruiter U. This event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, October 7 @ 12:00 PM Eastern. Reserve your space now to hear about taking advantage of a re-opening economy.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

Post to Jobs on Facebook

Jobs on Facebook is a great way for businesses to attract qualified talent where they’re already spending their time — on Facebook and on mobile. We are pleased to announce a new time-saving option for posting to Jobs on Facebook directly from PCRecruiter. The Jobs on Facebook integration is offered at no additional cost.

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PCR Updates, Video

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail, which joins PCRecruiter for Outlook in the arsenal of tools to help you access and enter data more quickly and accurately. Whether you’re a solo recruiter or part of a team, you’ll work more effectively without wasting a second on switching screens or running searches. You’ll create contacts more quickly, without errors or duplications, and be ready to respond more promptly to any email you receive.

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Industry, News

PCRecruiter Ranked Leader by G2

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Summer 2020 report. Once again, PCRecruiter received high marks. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter 9.7.38

PCRecruiter update v.9.7.38, released today on our hosting servers, includes new time-saving functions such as improved email notification options for our Candidate Presentations, an Export option for Auditing Metrics, and auto-copying of the street address from company records to the new jobs you create for them. Also in this blog post, find out how you can get a gift card or support a charity just by reviewing PCRecruiter.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.37 – Presentations & Themes Updates

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes two brand new color themes, an option for larger fonts, plus time-saving improvements to our Candidate Presentations and automation plan features.

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PCRecruiter Tutors Webinars
Events

PCRecruiter Tutors Webinars Series 1

Join us for a series of complimentary Tuesday/Thursday webinars at 1 PM EDT. Now is the time to sharpen your PCRecruiter skills!

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.36 – New Styling & Themes

A bold re-imagining of the PCRecruiter UI begins with this week’s update. The refreshed styling, alternate color themes, and nav enhancements are just the beginning of a faster, more efficient, modernized PCR.

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Verified First
Events, Partnerships, Uncategorized

Verified First Webinar on April 8

Verified First, a provider of custom background and drug screening solutions, will host a webinar about its partnership with PCRecruiter on Feb. 18, 2020 at 11 EST. Details at verifiedfirst.com/2020webinar-pcrecruiter/

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News, Video

Happy New Year, in short and long strokes.

At our annual holiday gathering, each of us painted our own version of the same snowy night scene. The result was a series of paintings as unique as each of our clients…

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter 9.7.33 – Recycling Bin Search

Version 9.7.33 adds Recycle Bin filtering and searching – a new capability suggested by PCRecruiter users in our Ideas & Requests forum. Also, RingCentral users must re-authenticate. Details in the blog post.

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.30

PCRecruiter 9.7.30 includes improvements suggested on our Ideas Forum, including click-to-open Attachments, edit Profiles in a new tab, and Rollup Quick Comment export to CSV.

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PCR Updates, Video

Google Analytics & Duplicate Handling – July 2019 Update

PCRecruiter v.9.7.29 includes integration between PCRecruiter Analytics and Google Analytics for our Job Board, plus improved duplicate handling for the Job Board, a CSV Export for Profile Forms, and more.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter & Sense Integration

Announcing the integration of PCRecruiter and Sense! Join us 6/18 at 1:00 EDT for a webinar with Sense Co-founder Pankaj Jindal to see how PCRecruiter and Sense can work together to turbocharge your candidate experience to drive placements, increase talent NPS and drive higher engagement across your entire life-cycle.

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New Rollup Columns
PCR Updates

Rollup Enhancements in PCRecruiter 9.7.26

PCRecruiter 9.7.26 builds on the Rollup List improvements we released earlier this year, reducing the number of clicks needed to add records to Rollup lists, giving more useful information about records being added, and adding new navigational shortcuts to improve your workflow.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Mobile App – May 2019 Update

A new version of our free PCR Mobile app for Android and iOS is out this week, with the options to add Activities and view Rollup Lists. Plus, a new Custom Search Form is available in the Job Board.

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PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations – April 2019 Update

PCRecruiter 9.7.24 includes a list of improvements to the ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature that we released last year, streamlining your client relationships and making your selection process even more efficient.

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Update 9.7.23
PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.23

PCRecruiter 9.7.23 adds support for creating Notes for contacts from the PCR Capture utility, along with many performance enhancements and issue resolutions. See our blog for details on this and other recent improvements.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.22 – Rollup Stage Filters and Quick Comments

PCR’s new update adds the ability to filter and pre-sort Rollup Lists by the Stage column, as well as a great new ‘quick comments’ feature for Rollup records, and the option to mandate that all users use the Global Rollup Stages.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Job Board

Modern, mobile-friendly, and highly customizable. The PCRecruiter Job Board offers the flexibility and branding of a bespoke job board with the simplicity of an off-the-shelf system.

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News

Happy New Year from PCRecruiter

The PCRecruiter team sends you joy and goodwill, and expresses our deep appreciation of the PCRecruiter community, which no doubt includes a number of the best recruiters in the world.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

User Preferences & Google Voice (Update 9.7.21)

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update v 9.7.21 – User Preferences & Google Voice

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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Candidate Presentations
PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes the first release of our ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature, which streamlines your client relationships and makes your selection process more efficient.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Update v.9.7.19 – New Activity Screen & Global Rollup Stages

PCRecruiter’s new update this week comes with a revised ‘New Activity’ window and the ability for system admins to define database-wide Rollup Stage configurations with per-task icons and automations.

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July 2018 Update
PCR Updates, Video

July 2018 Update

PCRecruiter will be updated this week with a revised interface for finding and opening Rollup Lists and a new ‘Rollup Rank’ option for star-ranking names, companies, and jobs. We’ve also given the login screen a face-lift and released a brand new company website.

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PCR Updates

PCR Update v.9.7.17 – Rollup Stage Activities

Along with various fixes and improvements released this morning, PCR now automatically writes an Activity when a record’s Stage is changed on a Rollup. Users may disable this function from the Stage Configuration panel.

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PCR Updates

May 2018 Update v. 9.7.17

PCR update 9.7.17 rolls out this morning with GDPR compliance tools, the Email Campaign add-on, and a long list of major and minor improvements.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

New Capture 3.0 update featuring PCR Match

Our popular PCR Capture Chrome extension gets a fantastic new “PCR Match” feature in today’s update, and we’re also opening registration for a webinar with our partner Verified First.

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Kenexa Assess
Partnerships, PCR Updates

IBM Kenexa Assess on Cloud Integration

PCRecruiter’s integration with IBM Kenexa Assess on Cloud puts a fantastic library of over 1000 assessments and tests at your fingertips. Check out this brief demo video to see how the system works.

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PCR Updates

February 2018 Update

Our newest PCRecruiter update rolls out on Tuesday, February 22, including nearly a hundred fixes and improvements, along with a couple of great new integrations and features.

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Video

Split-Desk Recruiting Features

PCRecruiter’s new split-desk features make it easy to manage the complex calculations required when multiple people participate in sales or performance commissions and incentives. If you need to apportion dollar amounts and manage multiple players in your contract or permanent placement process, these built-in tracking and calculation tools will put an end to your splitting headaches.

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Video

Posting jobs with LogicMelon via PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter has partnered with LogicMelon (logicmelon.com) to help you manage and track your job postings to multiple websites, job boards, and networks.

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Video

Textkernel and PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter’s direct integration with Textkernel reinforces 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.

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News

Regarding PCRecruiter Launcher Popups

Some users have reported that the PCRecruiter Launcher is popping-up unexpectedly with each fresh log-in and with the use of any Launcher control (document editors, schedule alarms, etc.) We have found that the issue is confined to the Chrome browser, and will be resolved by an upcoming Chrome update.

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News

Happy New Year from PCRecruiter

The PCRecruiter team extends our best wishes for the coming year and our highest regards to all of you! We hope that 2018 brings you prosperity beyond your tallest estimates and great bounty of all that money can’t buy!

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Textkernel
Partnerships, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter now integrated with Textkernel

PCR’s new integration with Textkernel reinforces our native full-text search engine with deeper search and smarter matching capabilities based on the content of your resumes, job descriptions, and other keyword-rich content.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

November Updates and Integrations

PCRecruiter’s new update includes a ‘selected text’ parser in PCR Capture, a new way to navigate between names in the same company, integrations with Verified First and Logic Melon, plus a new user ideas forum.

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PCR Updates

New Update: Split-Desk Features

This week’s update includes all-new features for dividing credit and commission for placements between multiple users (split-desk), as well as other tweaks and fixes. Check out our update blog post for complete details.

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PCR Updates

New Features for Contract/Temporary Placements

Our new update this week includes a new margin estimating calculator, the ability to view contract placement data in the PCRecruiter Analytics engine, and a shorter workflow for creating temp-to-perm placements.

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PCR Updates

PCR Capture Update 2.3

This week, we’re releasing a new version of our PCR Capture Extension for Google Chrome, the browser plugin that makes importing and updating contacts from social networks and other sites a snap.

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PCR Updates

New Preference: Hold Sub-Navigation

A new User Preference in this week’s update saves time when moving from record to record by automatically loading the most recently accessed area of that record type.

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PCR Updates

Maintenance Update

Main Sequence is releasing a maintenance update this week containing a variety of fixes and improvements. A few of the more notable enhancements are posted on our blog.

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PCR Updates

Configurable Record Cards

This week Main Sequence will be updating PCRecruiter with configurable record cards for names, companies, and jobs, which will shortcut action from the Recently Viewed records list and Quick Find.

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PCR Updates

Configurable Placements, Paychex Export

Main Sequence will be releasing a new update to our PCRecruiter hosting servers this week which contains major upgrades to the Placement features, among other general tweaks and improvements.

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PCR Updates

Introducing PCRecruiter Analytics

We’re pleased to announce the public release of the PCRecruiter Analytics engine, which gives you a comprehensive graphic representation of your recruiting KPIs with goal tracking for individuals and teams with regularly emailed reports.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Applicant Tracking Report

In the final Two Minute Tuesday of the current ‘season,’ we’ll walk through the creation of a custom applicant tracking report. This is a great way to export data about your placements, either contract or permanent, for use in Excel or other systems.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Chrome Shortcuts

Since many of our users are working with Chrome for the first time, or aren’t familiar with some of the handy shortcuts that can be used in it, we thought we’d dedicate this week’s edition to keyboard shortcuts and other tricks for Chrome that’ll come in handy as you work in PCRecruiter.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Available Date Field

The ‘Available’ date field on a name record seems like any other date field in the system, but it does have some special properties when used in conjunction with the ‘Contractor/Temp’ Status. Today’s video shows you what it can do.

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Email Categories
PCR Updates

Email Subscription Categories (Update  9.8.12)

The latest PCRecruiter update adds Email Categories, letting recipients opt in or out of specific types of mass-email for more control over your email marketing.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter announces integration with hireEZ

PCRecruiter is now integrated directly with hireEZ, the #1 AI-powered outbound recruiting platform. In addition to making outbound recruiting easy, hireEZ helps PCRecruiter users keep their own private talent pool updated with the latest information about their candidates.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Previews: Pipeline, Sequencing, and PCR 10

The PCRecruiter development team has been hard at work for the past several months on some very big updates, and we’d like to show you what’s in store. In a recent online presentation to some of our business partners, we reviewed some of our recently released features and previewed some of the exciting changes in the works. We now invite all of our users to see this presentation, which offers a taste of the great things to come in PCRecruiter.

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Update 9.8.9
PCR Updates, Video

Feedback & Notifications (Update 9.8.9)

PCRecruiter’s new update, v. 9.8.9, comes with new Feedback organization and in-app Notifications features that will help keep you and your team informed and in touch. Plus, we have added brand new free webinars to our schedule for Spring/Summer 2022.

Read more
PCR Updates, Video

Reports & Profiles (Update 9.8.7)

This week’s update to PCRecruiter comes jam-packed with improvements to Profile Forms and Reports, as well as improvements to Quick Find and Candidate Presentations. We’ve also got new webinars and other announcements to share.

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PCR Updates, Video

Automation, ZoomInfo, & Dialing (Update 9.8.6)

A substantial update is coming to all PCRecruiter SaaS customers this week, featuring some powerful new recruitment Automation capabilities, a time-saving new connection between PCR web and the PCR apps for iOS and Android, and strong new integration with ZoomInfo. We’ve also got an October 27 webinar planned with our new partner Interseller which you can register for today.

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PCR Updates

Required Launcher Update

We have released a patch on our SaaS PCRecruiter network which includes a necessary update to our PCRecruiter Launcher. The Launcher is a small desktop app that allows PCRecruiter to connect with your computer’s local OS for interactions like alarm popups, attachment handling, and so on. When you log into PCRecruiter you should be prompted to install the latest version.

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PCRecruiter & Zapier
Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter + Zapier plus 2FA

PCRecruiter is now connected with the Zapier integration platform, enabling connections with hundreds of third-party apps. In addition, PCRecruiter is also introducing optional 2FA login security.

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PCR Updates, Video

Notes & Analytics Updates (Update 9.8.5)

PCRecruiter 9.8.5 includes workflow enhancements in the Notes area and new charts for PCR Analytics, as well as a ‘Last Modified’ field for Company and Position records.

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API Doc Update
PCR Updates

Enhanced API Documentation

In an effort to communicate more easily and effectively with our current and future partners, as well as our clients’ own hired programmers, we have fully updated and enhanced the documentation for the PCRecruiter public API.

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PCRecruiter 9.8.4 - Maps & Notes
PCR Updates, Video

Enhanced Notes & Maps (Update 9.8.4)

In our latest update, we’ve added a new feature for placing candidate addresses on an interactive map, as well as completely redesigned the Notes screen for Name, Company, and Position records.

Read more
PCR Updates, Video

Mobile Timesheets

PCRecruiter’s newly updated mobile app adds contractor hours submission features for standardized, comprehensive, accurate records of your contractors’ time and expenses while on the job.

Read more
PCRecruiter Tutors Webinars
Events, News, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Tutors Fall 2020 Sessions

To make sure you’re getting the most out of PCRecruiter, our training and technical experts are offering a new series of free webinars in November.

Read more
The PCRecruiter LMS
News, PCR Updates

The PCRecruiter LMS

The award-winning PCRecruiter service team announces a new addition to our portfolio of training services and resources: The PCRecruiter Learning Management System. The PCRecruiter LMS will connect our users with the educational tools they need to get the best results out of the system. Now available to all users.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

Post to Jobs on Facebook

Jobs on Facebook is a great way for businesses to attract qualified talent where they’re already spending their time — on Facebook and on mobile. We are pleased to announce a new time-saving option for posting to Jobs on Facebook directly from PCRecruiter. The Jobs on Facebook integration is offered at no additional cost.

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PCR Updates, Video

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail, which joins PCRecruiter for Outlook in the arsenal of tools to help you access and enter data more quickly and accurately. Whether you’re a solo recruiter or part of a team, you’ll work more effectively without wasting a second on switching screens or running searches. You’ll create contacts more quickly, without errors or duplications, and be ready to respond more promptly to any email you receive.

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter 9.7.38

PCRecruiter update v.9.7.38, released today on our hosting servers, includes new time-saving functions such as improved email notification options for our Candidate Presentations, an Export option for Auditing Metrics, and auto-copying of the street address from company records to the new jobs you create for them. Also in this blog post, find out how you can get a gift card or support a charity just by reviewing PCRecruiter.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.37 – Presentations & Themes Updates

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes two brand new color themes, an option for larger fonts, plus time-saving improvements to our Candidate Presentations and automation plan features.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.36 – New Styling & Themes

A bold re-imagining of the PCRecruiter UI begins with this week’s update. The refreshed styling, alternate color themes, and nav enhancements are just the beginning of a faster, more efficient, modernized PCR.

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter 9.7.33 – Recycling Bin Search

Version 9.7.33 adds Recycle Bin filtering and searching – a new capability suggested by PCRecruiter users in our Ideas & Requests forum. Also, RingCentral users must re-authenticate. Details in the blog post.

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.30

PCRecruiter 9.7.30 includes improvements suggested on our Ideas Forum, including click-to-open Attachments, edit Profiles in a new tab, and Rollup Quick Comment export to CSV.

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PCR Updates, Video

Google Analytics & Duplicate Handling – July 2019 Update

PCRecruiter v.9.7.29 includes integration between PCRecruiter Analytics and Google Analytics for our Job Board, plus improved duplicate handling for the Job Board, a CSV Export for Profile Forms, and more.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter & Sense Integration

Announcing the integration of PCRecruiter and Sense! Join us 6/18 at 1:00 EDT for a webinar with Sense Co-founder Pankaj Jindal to see how PCRecruiter and Sense can work together to turbocharge your candidate experience to drive placements, increase talent NPS and drive higher engagement across your entire life-cycle.

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New Rollup Columns
PCR Updates

Rollup Enhancements in PCRecruiter 9.7.26

PCRecruiter 9.7.26 builds on the Rollup List improvements we released earlier this year, reducing the number of clicks needed to add records to Rollup lists, giving more useful information about records being added, and adding new navigational shortcuts to improve your workflow.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Mobile App – May 2019 Update

A new version of our free PCR Mobile app for Android and iOS is out this week, with the options to add Activities and view Rollup Lists. Plus, a new Custom Search Form is available in the Job Board.

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PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations – April 2019 Update

PCRecruiter 9.7.24 includes a list of improvements to the ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature that we released last year, streamlining your client relationships and making your selection process even more efficient.

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Update 9.7.23
PCR Updates

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.23

PCRecruiter 9.7.23 adds support for creating Notes for contacts from the PCR Capture utility, along with many performance enhancements and issue resolutions. See our blog for details on this and other recent improvements.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.22 – Rollup Stage Filters and Quick Comments

PCR’s new update adds the ability to filter and pre-sort Rollup Lists by the Stage column, as well as a great new ‘quick comments’ feature for Rollup records, and the option to mandate that all users use the Global Rollup Stages.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Job Board

Modern, mobile-friendly, and highly customizable. The PCRecruiter Job Board offers the flexibility and branding of a bespoke job board with the simplicity of an off-the-shelf system.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

User Preferences & Google Voice (Update 9.7.21)

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update v 9.7.21 – User Preferences & Google Voice

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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Candidate Presentations
PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes the first release of our ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature, which streamlines your client relationships and makes your selection process more efficient.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Update v.9.7.19 – New Activity Screen & Global Rollup Stages

PCRecruiter’s new update this week comes with a revised ‘New Activity’ window and the ability for system admins to define database-wide Rollup Stage configurations with per-task icons and automations.

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July 2018 Update
PCR Updates, Video

July 2018 Update

PCRecruiter will be updated this week with a revised interface for finding and opening Rollup Lists and a new ‘Rollup Rank’ option for star-ranking names, companies, and jobs. We’ve also given the login screen a face-lift and released a brand new company website.

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PCR Updates

PCR Update v.9.7.17 – Rollup Stage Activities

Along with various fixes and improvements released this morning, PCR now automatically writes an Activity when a record’s Stage is changed on a Rollup. Users may disable this function from the Stage Configuration panel.

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PCR Updates

May 2018 Update v. 9.7.17

PCR update 9.7.17 rolls out this morning with GDPR compliance tools, the Email Campaign add-on, and a long list of major and minor improvements.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

New Capture 3.0 update featuring PCR Match

Our popular PCR Capture Chrome extension gets a fantastic new “PCR Match” feature in today’s update, and we’re also opening registration for a webinar with our partner Verified First.

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Kenexa Assess
Partnerships, PCR Updates

IBM Kenexa Assess on Cloud Integration

PCRecruiter’s integration with IBM Kenexa Assess on Cloud puts a fantastic library of over 1000 assessments and tests at your fingertips. Check out this brief demo video to see how the system works.

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PCR Updates

February 2018 Update

Our newest PCRecruiter update rolls out on Tuesday, February 22, including nearly a hundred fixes and improvements, along with a couple of great new integrations and features.

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Textkernel
Partnerships, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter now integrated with Textkernel

PCR’s new integration with Textkernel reinforces our native full-text search engine with deeper search and smarter matching capabilities based on the content of your resumes, job descriptions, and other keyword-rich content.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates

November Updates and Integrations

PCRecruiter’s new update includes a ‘selected text’ parser in PCR Capture, a new way to navigate between names in the same company, integrations with Verified First and Logic Melon, plus a new user ideas forum.

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PCR Updates

New Update: Split-Desk Features

This week’s update includes all-new features for dividing credit and commission for placements between multiple users (split-desk), as well as other tweaks and fixes. Check out our update blog post for complete details.

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PCR Updates

New Features for Contract/Temporary Placements

Our new update this week includes a new margin estimating calculator, the ability to view contract placement data in the PCRecruiter Analytics engine, and a shorter workflow for creating temp-to-perm placements.

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PCR Updates

PCR Capture Update 2.3

This week, we’re releasing a new version of our PCR Capture Extension for Google Chrome, the browser plugin that makes importing and updating contacts from social networks and other sites a snap.

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PCR Updates

New Preference: Hold Sub-Navigation

A new User Preference in this week’s update saves time when moving from record to record by automatically loading the most recently accessed area of that record type.

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PCR Updates

Maintenance Update

Main Sequence is releasing a maintenance update this week containing a variety of fixes and improvements. A few of the more notable enhancements are posted on our blog.

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PCR Updates

Configurable Record Cards

This week Main Sequence will be updating PCRecruiter with configurable record cards for names, companies, and jobs, which will shortcut action from the Recently Viewed records list and Quick Find.

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PCR Updates

Configurable Placements, Paychex Export

Main Sequence will be releasing a new update to our PCRecruiter hosting servers this week which contains major upgrades to the Placement features, among other general tweaks and improvements.

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PCR Updates

Introducing PCRecruiter Analytics

We’re pleased to announce the public release of the PCRecruiter Analytics engine, which gives you a comprehensive graphic representation of your recruiting KPIs with goal tracking for individuals and teams with regularly emailed reports.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: October 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’re looking at a handful of new changes that you’ll see on our hosted PCRecruiter servers later this week. We’ve added a faster way to upload resumes, revived the ‘Associate Rollups’ function for Positions, adjusted the Interviews list, and added a new ‘Scheduled Items’ column to the Rollups.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: September 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’ll take a departure from tutorials to show you a few of the more noticeable improvements to PCRecruiter that appear in our September update, due out this week.

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News, PCR Updates

Introducing PCRecruiter 9

Main Sequence is currently beta-testing PCRecruiter 9, the most extensive update we've released since PCRecruiter made the leap from the desktop to the cloud over a dozen years ago.

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News, Partnerships, PCR Updates

PCRecruiter 8.6 released

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PCR Updates

PCRecruiter v. 8.4 New Feature Overview

A rundown of the new enhancements in PCRecruiter (https://www.pcrecruiter.net) for the 8.4 update, April 2012. PCRecruiter is a web-based recruitment, staffing and HR sourcing database software developed and supported by Main Sequence Technology.

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Industry

5 Ways To Use Automation In Recruitment

Recruitment is most definitely a people business, so introducing automation into your recruiting process might not seem like an obvious move. That is, until you realize that by adding automation at various points in their workflow, recruiters can actually free up more time to focus on their core business – making placements.

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Recruitment Trends for Fall 2022
Industry

Hiring And Recruitment Trends Fall 2022

There’s no question that recent years have been uncertain times for almost every type of business. Even those employers who managed to successfully ride out the global pandemic are feeling the effects of an ever-changing recruitment market. In a number of sectors, there’s also a widening gap between the skills needed and the skills candidates can offer.

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5 Reasons Why Recruiters Need an ATS
Industry

5 Reasons Why Recruiters Need Applicant Tracking Software

Whichever type of recruitment you’re involved with, and whatever sector or niche you specialize in, having the right tools to handle your recruitment process can give you a competitive advantage and ensure you fill your open roles with top talent.

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Industry, Topics

Top 6 Recruitment Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to get the latest recruitment industry insights, topics, and trends. Listen anywhere, on-the-go for actionable tips you can take with you the next time you step into the office. Need help getting started? Read PCRecruiter’s list of six top recruitment podcasts.

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Industry, Topics

Top 5 HR Podcasts You Should Listen To

We love podcasts – they make commutes and grocery shopping fun. There are so many great HR podcasts available, covering every topic under the sun, so we’ve compiled a list of a few favorites which will keep you inspired.

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Top 50 HR of 2022
Industry, News

PCRecruiter Ranks in G2’s 2022 Top 50 HR Software

PCRecruiter has been named to G2’s Top 50 HR Software List in the annual ‘Best Software Awards’. This PCRecruiter’s first time appearing on one of G2’s Best Software lists, earning its place this year thanks to high marks for customer service and adaptability in the recruiting, staffing, and HR space.

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PCRecruiter G2 Winter Awards 2022
Industry, News

PCRecruiter Leads G2 Winter 2021 Reports

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Winter 2021 reports. PCRecruiter was again ranked #1 in Customer Relationship and a Leader in multiple categories. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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PCRecruiter Mobile & Web
Industry, Topics

5 Reasons Recruiters Should Be Using Applicant Tracking Systems

Times change and recruiters can’t just rely on a spreadsheet of contacts, quick thinking, or a ‘roll-up list’ in LinkedIn to get ahead in an industry which never slows down. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) offers recruiters a custom built technology that can support them in their work to deliver great candidates to great employers. To show how that pairing is made easy by an ATS we want to show you 5 key benefits of the software.

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G2 Fall 2020 Badges
Industry, News

PCR leads G2 Reports again in Fall 2021

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Fall 2021 report. PCRecruiter was ranked #1 in Customer Relationship and a Leader in multiple categories. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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Industry, News

PCRecruiter Ranked Leader by G2

G2, the largest software marketplace and review platform, has published its Summer 2020 report. Once again, PCRecruiter received high marks. G2 publishes these quarterly reports ranking applicant tracking software, staffing software, and recruiting agency software based on data from multiple sources.

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Industry

New Study Finds Cultural Fit Trumps Job Qualifications In Human Resources Hiring Decisions

A new study found that when it comes to human resources hiring decisions, employers may value candidates who are a good cultural fit over those who can do best on the job. The researchers voice concerns that the emphasis on background similarities may create a class bias in hiring at elite firms.

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Industry

Unemployment Hits Veterans Harder than Most

The unemployment rate in 2010 for veterans who have served since September 2001 was at 11.7%, while the August 1, 2011 TIME.com article, “More Young Veterans Jobless,” put the current unemployment rate for veterans at around 13%. Both numbers exceed the current national average of 9.2%

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Industry

Smart Moves to Help Small Businesses with Recruiting

Sometimes small-business owners feel at a disadvantage when recruiting new employees because they don’t have the budget to offer big benefit packages and large salaries to attract candidates. Therefore, they wind up with a small pool of candidates.

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Industry

Sourcing Candidates is Cheap Insurance

It should be common sense by now, but it can’t overemphasized: Don’t scrimp on sourcing candidates, no matter what position you’re looking to fill.

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Industry

Facebook To Protect Passwords Of Employment Seekers

Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer, Erin Egan, recently put business bosses on notice that the world’s largest social network is prepared to take legal action against the “distressing increase” in employers demanding employee’s Facebook passwords. This is an interesting position for the social network to take, since most of the time it is fighting off criticism for its own privacy violations.

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Industry

Hiring via Employee Referral Programs? Do Your Homework

Nabbing that perfect hire reflects well on your employees. For sure, an ambassador affect kicks in as employees tout your organization as top-notch to work for.

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Industry, Topics

Don’t Miss the Opportunities that Web-based Recruiting Brings

Human Resources professionals at most companies are always faced with the challenging task of finding just the right candidates for any open position and that task is even more difficult in today’s economic environment.

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Industry

Sourcing via Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Twitter and LinkedIn are the most popular tools for the recruitment of top company executives. However, twitter sourcing has more benefits than LinkedIn. First, LinkedIn is not as popular as twitter. In the US, the number of twitter users is approximately 14,031,985 while LinkedIn users are approximately 12,699,785. Second, Twitter gives you access to some basic information that is not available on LinkedIn.

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Industry, Topics

The Benefits of Web-Based Recruitment Software

With the countless number of job seekers looking for work in today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for recruiters to pick the perfect person for the position.

In the past, it was easy for companies to publish their job openings in the newspaper or even hang a sign in their storefront window. We all know those days are long gone – so what should recruiters be doing to keep up with the changing times and find the best candidates?

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Industry, News

ATS Tips

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Applicant Tracking Report

In the final Two Minute Tuesday of the current ‘season,’ we’ll walk through the creation of a custom applicant tracking report. This is a great way to export data about your placements, either contract or permanent, for use in Excel or other systems.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Chrome Shortcuts

Since many of our users are working with Chrome for the first time, or aren’t familiar with some of the handy shortcuts that can be used in it, we thought we’d dedicate this week’s edition to keyboard shortcuts and other tricks for Chrome that’ll come in handy as you work in PCRecruiter.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Available Date Field

The ‘Available’ date field on a name record seems like any other date field in the system, but it does have some special properties when used in conjunction with the ‘Contractor/Temp’ Status. Today’s video shows you what it can do.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Saved Search Queries

Today’s video is about saving your commonly used search queries so that you can open, modify, and re-use them at any time. Saved search queries can save you a great deal of time vs. re-creating complex advanced searches all the time.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Position Templates

In this week’s video, we’ll talk about saving time while entering positions by using default values in fields as well as saving whole position records as templates for later use.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: PCR Capture

This week, we’re looking at the newly updated PCR Capture extension for Google Chrome. Capture is a free add-on for Chrome that saves PCRecruiter users data entry time when creating contact records from the web. Download it from the Chrome Web Store now.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Resume Inhaler

While the tools in the PCR web interface and the PCR Portal for MS Outlook allow us to drag in a bunch of resumes and parse the contact info from each one to create a new record, this still requires manual confirmation for each record. If we’ve got a backlog of CVs on the hard drive or an email account that’s just collecting incoming resumes, being able to pull all of them into the database without reviewing them one by one can save a ton of time.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Drag & Drop in PCR Portal

Today we’re going to be looking at an exciting new feature for creating and working with contacts and attachments in the PCRecruiter Portal for Microsoft Outlook: Drag and Drop. You can download the latest PCRecruiter Portal installer / updater from this link (license key required).

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollups on MyPCR

Today, we’ll look at storing key links to Rollup Lists on your MyPCR screen. This can be a great way to keep a shortcut to your key records, or to monitor new records as they get added to the system or to specific lists.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Rollup Layout

When we start with a fresh database or a fresh PCRecruiter user account, we get the default setup of columns and features in Rollup Lists. This week’s video shows you the ropes for customizing the layout and the stages for your user account’s Rollup view.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: October 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’re looking at a handful of new changes that you’ll see on our hosted PCRecruiter servers later this week. We’ve added a faster way to upload resumes, revived the ‘Associate Rollups’ function for Positions, adjusted the Interviews list, and added a new ‘Scheduled Items’ column to the Rollups.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Copying User Settings

How do you give one user all of same settings and preferences as someone who’s already in the system? In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to look at how an admin user can duplicate settings from one user to another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Images in Emails

People often ask our training team how to add their social media icons to their email signatures, or how to put images into their form letters. Today’s Two Minute Tuesday covers using images in HTML emails.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Pipeline Automation

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday introduces you to the power of automation plans in the Pipeline. We’ll show you how to trigger a form letter and place an applicant on a list based on their movement from one stage of the recruitment process to another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Profile Form Basics

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video looks at the rudiments of creating and completing a Profile form. This is a high-level overview of a very deep feature, so we’ll get into more about Profiles in a later edition.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: September 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’ll take a departure from tutorials to show you a few of the more noticeable improvements to PCRecruiter that appear in our September update, due out this week.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: IMAP Email

IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) email services are ubiquitous and useful, but not commonly understood. Today we’ll talk about the difference between traditional POP (Post Office Protocol) email access and IMAP, and how IMAP interaction with PCRecruiter underpins some of the most important CRM features we offer.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Routing Rules

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday examines the often overlooked ‘Routing Rules’ feature, which automatically places candidates and jobs on Rollup Lists based on their job titles.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Mail Tagging in Portal

In our latest Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re looking at Mail Tagging in the PCRecruiter Portal for MS Outlook. This recently-released feature lets you color-code senders in your Outlook inbox based on the Status field from their name in PCRecruiter.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Fields

Configurability is one of PCR’s key strengths, and we’ve talked about user-adjustable layouts and settings in many of these videos. This week, we’re going back to basics and looking at how to create a Custom Field.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Notes vs. Activities

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to talk about a subject that some users can find confusing. Namely, when to put information about a contact into the Notes and when to put it into the Activities. While PCRecruiter’s flexibility means you can often put your data wherever you find it most helpful to have, there are some clear-cut situations in which one or the other of these areas of the record is better suited to the job.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollup “Call Plans”

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re looking at the ‘Plan’ feature in the Rollup lists, which combines the Rollup and Schedule into a valuable tool for tracking your phone call lists for sourcing and business development.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Finding “Lost” Contacts

Have you ever misplaced a record? It’s very difficult to permanently erase information from PCRecruiter unintentionally, so usually a record that seems to be gone is simply not where you’re looking for it. This week’s Two Minute Tuesday looks at some techniques for locating these ‘lost’ contact records.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom User Metrics Report

As any manager will tell you, keeping track of what your team is accomplishing is key to success. One of the ways you can do this in PCRecruiter is to create a Custom User Metrics report to monitor the activity records for a better grip on your recruiting KPIs. We’ll walk through the setup in this week’s Two Minute Tuesday.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Pointers on PCR’s Parser

If you’ve used PCRecruiter to import a resume, you know how much time its built-in contact parser can save you in completing the fields on the record. In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to look at three more things PCR’s parsing engine can do that you may not be aware of.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Configuring Interview Statuses

PCR’s Pipeline is your hub for tracking the recruitment process, and so you’ll want the interview statuses in it to reflect your organization’s own unique workflow. In this Two Minute Tuesday we’re going to look at how to set up your database’s pipeline to mirror your process, which is key for effectively monitoring and reporting, plus setting up time-saving features like automated notification emails to candidates and hiring managers.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Deleting & Changing Users

Recruiting, staffing, and sourcing simply wouldn’t be a thing if everyone stayed in one job forever. But what happens when someone leaves your company? In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to look at what an admin user can do with the records when a PCRecruiter user leaves the organization.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rudiments of Keyword Searching

For this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to go over using Boolean keyword search methods in PCRecruiter to find the candidates, jobs, and contacts you’re looking for.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Candidate Submittal Workflow

In our Two Minute Tuesday video this week, we’re going to go over one possible workflow for handling the submission of a candidate to the hiring authority. We’re also touching on pipeline email templates.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: MyPCR Search Links

We’re looking at yet another way to customize and configure PCRecruiter to suit your sourcing and recruiting process in this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video. Today we’re walking through adding a custom search to your MyPCR screen.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Customized Portal Ribbon

Attention users of the PCRecruiter Portal for Microsoft Outlook®! This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is for you. We’ll look at how to tweak the ‘ribbon’ to save you some tab switching while you’re working.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Configure the Basic Search

For this week’s Two Minute Tuesday tutorial, we’re looking at ways to speed up your basic field searches by configuring your Basic Search form and results layouts.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Relational Database Structure

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to take a departure from how-to and take a broader look at how PCRecruiter’s internal database is laid out.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Geographic Searches

It’s Tuesday, and we have a fresh Two Minute Tuesday tutorial to share! This week’s video shows you a few ways to find records by their location which you might not have tried before.

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Partnerships, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: RingCentral

Partnered with us since Fall 2015, RingCentral brings SMS and VOIP connectivity to PCRecruiter. If you’re one of the many folks who’ve ask exactly how the two systems work together, this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is for you!

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Transferring Records

Our Two Minute Tuesday video series continues this week with a discussion of how to move or copy records between one PCRecruiter database and another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Pipeline Layout

The Pipeline is the heart of the applicant tracking process in PCRecruiter, and this week’s Two Minute Tuesday shows you how to get even more out of it by customizing the data fields you see on your screen.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollups as Search Filters

In this Two Minute Tuesday we’ll be revisiting the topic of Rollup Lists. We’ll look at how you can use a Rollup as a filter when building an advanced search.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Email Opt-Out

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is about PCRecruiter’s email opt-in / opt-out email filter list, which helps you maintain a list of safe email addresses for your bulk mails.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Google Calendar Sync

It’s Tuesday, and that means another Two Minute Tuesday video! This week we’re talking about PCRecruiter’s ability to sync with Google Calendar, which is not only a great way to see and manage all of your scheduled items in one place but also allows you to work with your PCRecruiter Schedule using external software and devices, using Google as the intermediary.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Referrer Field

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday explains the ‘Referrer’ field, which is where PCRecruiter tracks the source of your new candidates as they register via the Web Extensions or your external job postings.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Blinded Resumes

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to walk through the process of creating a confidential or “blinded” copy of a resume in your system so that it’s safe for sending to third-parties.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Quick Find

When we introduced PCRecruiter 9 in late 2014, one of the coolest new enhancements was the Quick Find box. This week’s Two Minute Tuesday will show you how the Quick Find can get you to the record you want and doing what you needed to do with it in fewer clicks than a full search.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Layouts

One of the most powerful features of PCRecruiter is the ability to configure your fields and screens to fit your own purposes. Today’s Two Minute Tuesday walks through the process of configuring the custom layout of name records. The same principles apply to job and company records as well. PCRecruiter 9’s layout editor makes it a snap!

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Stationery & Signatures

Today’s Two Minute Tuesday looks into creating signatures and stationery in PCRecruiter, and the reasons why you may want to have both. Even those of you using the PCRecruiter Portal for MS Outlook will likely want a signature configured for use with bulk emails and form letters.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: HTML Job Descriptions

In this Two Minute Tuesday we’ll look at best practices for entering job descriptions in PCRecruiter’s HTML editor. We’ll talk about the difference between using “Enter” and “Shift+Enter,” and about how to make sure your descriptions are clear of inline font formatting so that your jobs can be consistent on the web.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Import Contacts from LinkedIn

Another Two Minute Tuesday video is here! This time we’re going to walk through exporting your contacts from LinkedIn as a CSV file and importing them into your PCRecruiter database with the Generic File Mapper/Importer. This is a great way to load up contacts for a new recruiting desk or when you’re getting started with a fresh database.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: What is a Rollup?

In this week’s new Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re talking about Rollups. Rollup lists are one of the most powerful tools in the PCRecruiter toolbox, but are often underutilized or misunderstood by new users (and even seasoned ones). This video gives the overview, and in future editions we’ll get into some of the cool things a Rollup can be used for.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Mobile App

In this week’s new Two Minute Tuesday video, we’ll take a look at the PCRecruiter Mobile App for iOS and Android devices. This free mobile app is a great way for staffing and recruiting professionals to access applicant and hiring authority data on-the-go. Being away from your desk doesn’t have to mean being away from your database!

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Snapshot

Today marks the premiere of our new Two Minute Tuesday video series. Each week we’ll be posting a very quick video with a tip, tutorial, or topic that we think will be helpful to our users.

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Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter announces integration with hireEZ

PCRecruiter is now integrated directly with hireEZ, the #1 AI-powered outbound recruiting platform. In addition to making outbound recruiting easy, hireEZ helps PCRecruiter users keep their own private talent pool updated with the latest information about their candidates.

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Topics, Video

App Specific Passwords for Gmail

Changes to Google’s security policies at the end of May could affect your ability to send/receive @Gmail address mail from PCRecruiter. Setting up an app specific password will help to keeps your Google account login secure and in sync with PCRecruiter.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Previews: Pipeline, Sequencing, and PCR 10

The PCRecruiter development team has been hard at work for the past several months on some very big updates, and we’d like to show you what’s in store. In a recent online presentation to some of our business partners, we reviewed some of our recently released features and previewed some of the exciting changes in the works. We now invite all of our users to see this presentation, which offers a taste of the great things to come in PCRecruiter.

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Update 9.8.9
PCR Updates, Video

Feedback & Notifications (Update 9.8.9)

PCRecruiter’s new update, v. 9.8.9, comes with new Feedback organization and in-app Notifications features that will help keep you and your team informed and in touch. Plus, we have added brand new free webinars to our schedule for Spring/Summer 2022.

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Video

Happy New Year 2022

Wishing all of you a happy, healthy, and successful 2022 from the entire PCRecruiter team. Happy New Year!

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PCR Updates, Video

Reports & Profiles (Update 9.8.7)

This week’s update to PCRecruiter comes jam-packed with improvements to Profile Forms and Reports, as well as improvements to Quick Find and Candidate Presentations. We’ve also got new webinars and other announcements to share.

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PCR Updates, Video

Automation, ZoomInfo, & Dialing (Update 9.8.6)

A substantial update is coming to all PCRecruiter SaaS customers this week, featuring some powerful new recruitment Automation capabilities, a time-saving new connection between PCR web and the PCR apps for iOS and Android, and strong new integration with ZoomInfo. We’ve also got an October 27 webinar planned with our new partner Interseller which you can register for today.

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PCRecruiter & Zapier
Partnerships, PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter + Zapier plus 2FA

PCRecruiter is now connected with the Zapier integration platform, enabling connections with hundreds of third-party apps. In addition, PCRecruiter is also introducing optional 2FA login security.

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PCR Updates, Video

Notes & Analytics Updates (Update 9.8.5)

PCRecruiter 9.8.5 includes workflow enhancements in the Notes area and new charts for PCR Analytics, as well as a ‘Last Modified’ field for Company and Position records.

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PCRecruiter 9.8.4 - Maps & Notes
PCR Updates, Video

Enhanced Notes & Maps (Update 9.8.4)

In our latest update, we’ve added a new feature for placing candidate addresses on an interactive map, as well as completely redesigned the Notes screen for Name, Company, and Position records.

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https://youtu.be/fjIADwGxWtY
Video

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from PCRecruiter

Happy Holidays and New Year from PCRecruiter! This message goes out from us to you, with our best wishes for a successful 2021.

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PCR Updates, Video

Mobile Timesheets

PCRecruiter’s newly updated mobile app adds contractor hours submission features for standardized, comprehensive, accurate records of your contractors’ time and expenses while on the job.

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PCR Updates, Video

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail

Announcing PCRecruiter for Gmail, which joins PCRecruiter for Outlook in the arsenal of tools to help you access and enter data more quickly and accurately. Whether you’re a solo recruiter or part of a team, you’ll work more effectively without wasting a second on switching screens or running searches. You’ll create contacts more quickly, without errors or duplications, and be ready to respond more promptly to any email you receive.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.37 – Presentations & Themes Updates

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes two brand new color themes, an option for larger fonts, plus time-saving improvements to our Candidate Presentations and automation plan features.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter 9.7.36 – New Styling & Themes

A bold re-imagining of the PCRecruiter UI begins with this week’s update. The refreshed styling, alternate color themes, and nav enhancements are just the beginning of a faster, more efficient, modernized PCR.

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News, Video

Happy New Year, in short and long strokes.

At our annual holiday gathering, each of us painted our own version of the same snowy night scene. The result was a series of paintings as unique as each of our clients…

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PCR Updates, Video

Google Analytics & Duplicate Handling – July 2019 Update

PCRecruiter v.9.7.29 includes integration between PCRecruiter Analytics and Google Analytics for our Job Board, plus improved duplicate handling for the Job Board, a CSV Export for Profile Forms, and more.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Mobile App – May 2019 Update

A new version of our free PCR Mobile app for Android and iOS is out this week, with the options to add Activities and view Rollup Lists. Plus, a new Custom Search Form is available in the Job Board.

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PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations – April 2019 Update

PCRecruiter 9.7.24 includes a list of improvements to the ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature that we released last year, streamlining your client relationships and making your selection process even more efficient.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update 9.7.22 – Rollup Stage Filters and Quick Comments

PCR’s new update adds the ability to filter and pre-sort Rollup Lists by the Stage column, as well as a great new ‘quick comments’ feature for Rollup records, and the option to mandate that all users use the Global Rollup Stages.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Job Board

Modern, mobile-friendly, and highly customizable. The PCRecruiter Job Board offers the flexibility and branding of a bespoke job board with the simplicity of an off-the-shelf system.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

User Preferences & Google Voice (Update 9.7.21)

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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December 2018
PCR Updates, Video

PCRecruiter Update v 9.7.21 – User Preferences & Google Voice

PCRecruiter v 9.7.21 includes a revisions to User Preferences and Security, including preferences for opening record entry screens in new tabs rather than popups, plus a Google Voice Extension for Chrome, and further revisions to the Activity entry screen.

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Candidate Presentations
PCR Updates, Video

Candidate Presentations

PCRecruiter’s latest update includes the first release of our ‘Candidate Presentations’ feature, which streamlines your client relationships and makes your selection process more efficient.

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PCR Updates, Video

PCR Update v.9.7.19 – New Activity Screen & Global Rollup Stages

PCRecruiter’s new update this week comes with a revised ‘New Activity’ window and the ability for system admins to define database-wide Rollup Stage configurations with per-task icons and automations.

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July 2018 Update
PCR Updates, Video

July 2018 Update

PCRecruiter will be updated this week with a revised interface for finding and opening Rollup Lists and a new ‘Rollup Rank’ option for star-ranking names, companies, and jobs. We’ve also given the login screen a face-lift and released a brand new company website.

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Video

Split-Desk Recruiting Features

PCRecruiter’s new split-desk features make it easy to manage the complex calculations required when multiple people participate in sales or performance commissions and incentives. If you need to apportion dollar amounts and manage multiple players in your contract or permanent placement process, these built-in tracking and calculation tools will put an end to your splitting headaches.

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Video

Posting jobs with LogicMelon via PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter has partnered with LogicMelon (logicmelon.com) to help you manage and track your job postings to multiple websites, job boards, and networks.

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Video

Textkernel and PCRecruiter

PCRecruiter’s direct integration with Textkernel reinforces 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.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Applicant Tracking Report

In the final Two Minute Tuesday of the current ‘season,’ we’ll walk through the creation of a custom applicant tracking report. This is a great way to export data about your placements, either contract or permanent, for use in Excel or other systems.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Chrome Shortcuts

Since many of our users are working with Chrome for the first time, or aren’t familiar with some of the handy shortcuts that can be used in it, we thought we’d dedicate this week’s edition to keyboard shortcuts and other tricks for Chrome that’ll come in handy as you work in PCRecruiter.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Available Date Field

The ‘Available’ date field on a name record seems like any other date field in the system, but it does have some special properties when used in conjunction with the ‘Contractor/Temp’ Status. Today’s video shows you what it can do.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Saved Search Queries

Today’s video is about saving your commonly used search queries so that you can open, modify, and re-use them at any time. Saved search queries can save you a great deal of time vs. re-creating complex advanced searches all the time.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Position Templates

In this week’s video, we’ll talk about saving time while entering positions by using default values in fields as well as saving whole position records as templates for later use.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: PCR Capture

This week, we’re looking at the newly updated PCR Capture extension for Google Chrome. Capture is a free add-on for Chrome that saves PCRecruiter users data entry time when creating contact records from the web. Download it from the Chrome Web Store now.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Resume Inhaler

While the tools in the PCR web interface and the PCR Portal for MS Outlook allow us to drag in a bunch of resumes and parse the contact info from each one to create a new record, this still requires manual confirmation for each record. If we’ve got a backlog of CVs on the hard drive or an email account that’s just collecting incoming resumes, being able to pull all of them into the database without reviewing them one by one can save a ton of time.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Drag & Drop in PCR Portal

Today we’re going to be looking at an exciting new feature for creating and working with contacts and attachments in the PCRecruiter Portal for Microsoft Outlook: Drag and Drop. You can download the latest PCRecruiter Portal installer / updater from this link (license key required).

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollups on MyPCR

Today, we’ll look at storing key links to Rollup Lists on your MyPCR screen. This can be a great way to keep a shortcut to your key records, or to monitor new records as they get added to the system or to specific lists.

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Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Rollup Layout

When we start with a fresh database or a fresh PCRecruiter user account, we get the default setup of columns and features in Rollup Lists. This week’s video shows you the ropes for customizing the layout and the stages for your user account’s Rollup view.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: October 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’re looking at a handful of new changes that you’ll see on our hosted PCRecruiter servers later this week. We’ve added a faster way to upload resumes, revived the ‘Associate Rollups’ function for Positions, adjusted the Interviews list, and added a new ‘Scheduled Items’ column to the Rollups.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Copying User Settings

How do you give one user all of same settings and preferences as someone who’s already in the system? In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to look at how an admin user can duplicate settings from one user to another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Images in Emails

People often ask our training team how to add their social media icons to their email signatures, or how to put images into their form letters. Today’s Two Minute Tuesday covers using images in HTML emails.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Pipeline Automation

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday introduces you to the power of automation plans in the Pipeline. We’ll show you how to trigger a form letter and place an applicant on a list based on their movement from one stage of the recruitment process to another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Profile Form Basics

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video looks at the rudiments of creating and completing a Profile form. This is a high-level overview of a very deep feature, so we’ll get into more about Profiles in a later edition.

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PCR Updates, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: September 2016 Update

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’ll take a departure from tutorials to show you a few of the more noticeable improvements to PCRecruiter that appear in our September update, due out this week.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: IMAP Email

IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) email services are ubiquitous and useful, but not commonly understood. Today we’ll talk about the difference between traditional POP (Post Office Protocol) email access and IMAP, and how IMAP interaction with PCRecruiter underpins some of the most important CRM features we offer.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Routing Rules

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday examines the often overlooked ‘Routing Rules’ feature, which automatically places candidates and jobs on Rollup Lists based on their job titles.

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Two Minute Tuesday: Mail Tagging in Portal

In our latest Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re looking at Mail Tagging in the PCRecruiter Portal for MS Outlook. This recently-released feature lets you color-code senders in your Outlook inbox based on the Status field from their name in PCRecruiter.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Fields

Configurability is one of PCR’s key strengths, and we’ve talked about user-adjustable layouts and settings in many of these videos. This week, we’re going back to basics and looking at how to create a Custom Field.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Notes vs. Activities

In this Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to talk about a subject that some users can find confusing. Namely, when to put information about a contact into the Notes and when to put it into the Activities. While PCRecruiter’s flexibility means you can often put your data wherever you find it most helpful to have, there are some clear-cut situations in which one or the other of these areas of the record is better suited to the job.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollup “Call Plans”

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re looking at the ‘Plan’ feature in the Rollup lists, which combines the Rollup and Schedule into a valuable tool for tracking your phone call lists for sourcing and business development.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Finding “Lost” Contacts

Have you ever misplaced a record? It’s very difficult to permanently erase information from PCRecruiter unintentionally, so usually a record that seems to be gone is simply not where you’re looking for it. This week’s Two Minute Tuesday looks at some techniques for locating these ‘lost’ contact records.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom User Metrics Report

As any manager will tell you, keeping track of what your team is accomplishing is key to success. One of the ways you can do this in PCRecruiter is to create a Custom User Metrics report to monitor the activity records for a better grip on your recruiting KPIs. We’ll walk through the setup in this week’s Two Minute Tuesday.

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Two Minute Tuesday: Pointers on PCR’s Parser

If you’ve used PCRecruiter to import a resume, you know how much time its built-in contact parser can save you in completing the fields on the record. In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to look at three more things PCR’s parsing engine can do that you may not be aware of.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Configuring Interview Statuses

PCR’s Pipeline is your hub for tracking the recruitment process, and so you’ll want the interview statuses in it to reflect your organization’s own unique workflow. In this Two Minute Tuesday we’re going to look at how to set up your database’s pipeline to mirror your process, which is key for effectively monitoring and reporting, plus setting up time-saving features like automated notification emails to candidates and hiring managers.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Deleting & Changing Users

Recruiting, staffing, and sourcing simply wouldn’t be a thing if everyone stayed in one job forever. But what happens when someone leaves your company? In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to look at what an admin user can do with the records when a PCRecruiter user leaves the organization.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rudiments of Keyword Searching

For this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to go over using Boolean keyword search methods in PCRecruiter to find the candidates, jobs, and contacts you’re looking for.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Candidate Submittal Workflow

In our Two Minute Tuesday video this week, we’re going to go over one possible workflow for handling the submission of a candidate to the hiring authority. We’re also touching on pipeline email templates.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: MyPCR Search Links

We’re looking at yet another way to customize and configure PCRecruiter to suit your sourcing and recruiting process in this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video. Today we’re walking through adding a custom search to your MyPCR screen.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Customized Portal Ribbon

Attention users of the PCRecruiter Portal for Microsoft Outlook®! This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is for you. We’ll look at how to tweak the ‘ribbon’ to save you some tab switching while you’re working.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Configure the Basic Search

For this week’s Two Minute Tuesday tutorial, we’re looking at ways to speed up your basic field searches by configuring your Basic Search form and results layouts.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Relational Database Structure

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re going to take a departure from how-to and take a broader look at how PCRecruiter’s internal database is laid out.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Geographic Searches

It’s Tuesday, and we have a fresh Two Minute Tuesday tutorial to share! This week’s video shows you a few ways to find records by their location which you might not have tried before.

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Partnerships, Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: RingCentral

Partnered with us since Fall 2015, RingCentral brings SMS and VOIP connectivity to PCRecruiter. If you’re one of the many folks who’ve ask exactly how the two systems work together, this week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is for you!

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Transferring Records

Our Two Minute Tuesday video series continues this week with a discussion of how to move or copy records between one PCRecruiter database and another.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Pipeline Layout

The Pipeline is the heart of the applicant tracking process in PCRecruiter, and this week’s Two Minute Tuesday shows you how to get even more out of it by customizing the data fields you see on your screen.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Rollups as Search Filters

In this Two Minute Tuesday we’ll be revisiting the topic of Rollup Lists. We’ll look at how you can use a Rollup as a filter when building an advanced search.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Email Opt-Out

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday video is about PCRecruiter’s email opt-in / opt-out email filter list, which helps you maintain a list of safe email addresses for your bulk mails.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Google Calendar Sync

It’s Tuesday, and that means another Two Minute Tuesday video! This week we’re talking about PCRecruiter’s ability to sync with Google Calendar, which is not only a great way to see and manage all of your scheduled items in one place but also allows you to work with your PCRecruiter Schedule using external software and devices, using Google as the intermediary.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Referrer Field

This week’s Two Minute Tuesday explains the ‘Referrer’ field, which is where PCRecruiter tracks the source of your new candidates as they register via the Web Extensions or your external job postings.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Blinded Resumes

In this week’s Two Minute Tuesday, we’re going to walk through the process of creating a confidential or “blinded” copy of a resume in your system so that it’s safe for sending to third-parties.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Quick Find

When we introduced PCRecruiter 9 in late 2014, one of the coolest new enhancements was the Quick Find box. This week’s Two Minute Tuesday will show you how the Quick Find can get you to the record you want and doing what you needed to do with it in fewer clicks than a full search.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Custom Layouts

One of the most powerful features of PCRecruiter is the ability to configure your fields and screens to fit your own purposes. Today’s Two Minute Tuesday walks through the process of configuring the custom layout of name records. The same principles apply to job and company records as well. PCRecruiter 9’s layout editor makes it a snap!

Read more
Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Stationery & Signatures

Today’s Two Minute Tuesday looks into creating signatures and stationery in PCRecruiter, and the reasons why you may want to have both. Even those of you using the PCRecruiter Portal for MS Outlook will likely want a signature configured for use with bulk emails and form letters.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: HTML Job Descriptions

In this Two Minute Tuesday we’ll look at best practices for entering job descriptions in PCRecruiter’s HTML editor. We’ll talk about the difference between using “Enter” and “Shift+Enter,” and about how to make sure your descriptions are clear of inline font formatting so that your jobs can be consistent on the web.

Read more
Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Import Contacts from LinkedIn

Another Two Minute Tuesday video is here! This time we’re going to walk through exporting your contacts from LinkedIn as a CSV file and importing them into your PCRecruiter database with the Generic File Mapper/Importer. This is a great way to load up contacts for a new recruiting desk or when you’re getting started with a fresh database.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: What is a Rollup?

In this week’s new Two Minute Tuesday video, we’re talking about Rollups. Rollup lists are one of the most powerful tools in the PCRecruiter toolbox, but are often underutilized or misunderstood by new users (and even seasoned ones). This video gives the overview, and in future editions we’ll get into some of the cool things a Rollup can be used for.

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Mobile App

In this week’s new Two Minute Tuesday video, we’ll take a look at the PCRecruiter Mobile App for iOS and Android devices. This free mobile app is a great way for staffing and recruiting professionals to access applicant and hiring authority data on-the-go. Being away from your desk doesn’t have to mean being away from your database!

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Topics, Two Minute Tuesday, Video

Two Minute Tuesday: Snapshot

Today marks the premiere of our new Two Minute Tuesday video series. Each week we’ll be posting a very quick video with a tip, tutorial, or topic that we think will be helpful to our users.

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