News Tag: Recruiting

The Recruiting Process: Balance Your Needs with Those of the Job Candidate

Sometimes employers become overly egocentric when it comes to recruiting, deciding that in a weak economy they have the pick of the litter when it comes to job seekers. However, job seekers are often no better at focusing their resumes around the old-fashioned idea of an objective and expecting employers to meet their personal needs by offering them their dream […]

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Billions of Reasons to Recruit with Social Media

If you’re not using social media as part of your recruiting efforts yet, here’s some motivation: revenue from social networking sites is expected to rise a whopping 43.1 percent this year, hitting a total of $16.9 billion. That’s according to a new forecast on social media revenue from Gartner, which examined past revenue from sites […]

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Employers Ramp Up Hiring for Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are a time-tested tradition enjoyed throughout the world, but beyond the athletes and the competition, it’s the employees behind the scenes who keep the event running smoothly. Traditionally, the Olympic Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter events. The host city changes for each event as well, with […]

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Small Business Recruiting Important to Economy

What this country needs is more small businesses. So the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced it was providing $35 million for states to help develop, enhance, and promote Self-Employment Assistance programs to encourage unemployed Americans to realize their dreams of business ownership. The program allows “participants who are currently receiving or eligible for federally funded […]

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Recruiting Software Does it All

Main Sequence, also known as PCRecruiter, is a recruiting software that helps a business to narrow down the hundred of applicants it receives each day, by highlighting those applications most suited to the job. This software has an amazing ability to connect with your iPhone and iPad and even syncs with the information in your Gmail […]

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Applicant Tracking System Market Continues to Grow and Diversity

The applicant tracking system market is continuing to grow, and as providers offer newer and better solutions, many companies are thinking about switching the service they currently use. That’s the most important information to come out of “Talent Acquisition Systems 2011: Market Realities, Implementation Examples and Solution Provider Profiles,” a report released last year by […]

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Applicant Tracking Should Focus Less on Candidate Work History

It’s common practice for employers in certain industries to place a strong emphasis on a potential candidate’s work history in order to prevent high turnover numbers. It’s long been thought that candidates who have held several positions in a short period of time will make worse employees and will be more likely to quit. However, […]

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Recruitment Software: How Important is Social Media Integration?

By now, most companies know how important it is to have a good recruitment software system in place. But how does your company value that software’s ability to integrate with social media? Last year, Jobvite released its annual Social Recruiting Survey and introduced the new Jobvite Index, both of which unveil how recruiters are using […]

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