News Category: 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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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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Recruiting Software Doesn’t Prevent Resume Mistakes

Recruiting software makes the application and hiring process easier for both job seekers and employers. However, sometimes the process seems so easy that potential candidates are led to make critical mistakes, which may in turn prolong the hiring process for the employer. Most recruiting software applications allow candidates to quickly input their information and either […]

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Job Description of a Personnel Recruiter

If you like working with technology and connecting job seekers with available positions, a career as a personnel recruiter may be right for you. Personnel recruiters work to find, interview, and screen applicants capable of filling existing and anticipated job openings within their company. They also are responsible for promoting career opportunities within the organization. […]

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Staffing Software Via Social Networking Still a Success

As if we needed more proof that supplementing your typical staffing software (Click here) with social networking is a good idea, a new report suggests just that. The Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey 2010 found that the majority of companies are using social media as their primary recruiting tool. The report was based on an online […]

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Staffing Software Benefits

If your business is continuing to grow and add employees you may want to look into using staffing software. Staffing software is one of the most efficient and technologically advanced ways to manage employees. According to an article by wiseGEEK, staffing software is a series of applications that automate cleriecal and bookkeeping tasks that would […]

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Applicant Tracking Users Beware

While applicant tracking has become a mainstay for many companies’ HR departments, users should beware of systems that don’t work properly. Nicheboards.com, the world’s largest alliance of employment Web sites, recently conducted a study that found many applicant tracking systems don’t accurately record what job boards are sending candidates to their clients. This means companies […]

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Applicant Tracking System – What Is It?

If you’re at all involved in the recruiting industry, you probably know what ATS is. If not, here’s a simple explanation. An ATS, or applicant tracking system, is a software application that allows companies to electronically handle recruiting needs. The purpose of an ATS is to help companies manage their recruiting efforts, including better management […]

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Recruitment Software a Disadvantage to IT Job Seekers?

If you’re looking for an information technology job, recruitment software could be working against you. It’s becoming increasingly harder to convince resume screening programs you have the required skills for an in-person interview, especially in the IT field. According to an article by Network World, while recruitment software makes it easier for those in the […]

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Candidate Tracking – Benefits to Job Seekers

We know that candidate tracking is extremely beneficial and cost effective for companies, but how does it affect job seekers. While applicant tracking systems have a large number of growing features, it’s easy to focus on those that benefit companies and employers the most. The software helps HR departments consolidate their tasks and keep track […]

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