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Tips for Talent Searching on Social Media

Social media has become a very powerful hiring tool. Not only does it allow job searchers to reach out to different companies, it also lets recruiters search for talent. Using applicant tracking software and other tools combined with social media talent searching can allow recruiters to find the best candidates for their openings. Social Media Tools LinkedIn is a popular site for finding employees. There is a great deal of networking and job searching going on within this popular social network, as it is primarily designed for exactly that reason. Facebook and Twitter can also be helpful, thanks to the [...]

October 7th, 2016|New Features, News & Announcements|

Problem Solving Tips for Recruiters

Being a recruiter isn't easy. You are often left trying to guess exactly what candidates are needed to fill open positions. Without the right information and technology in the form of resume tracking software and CRMs, it can be difficult to identify problem areas as opposed to successful ones. In such a competitive marketplace, you need all the information and effective tools you can get your hands on. Connect with Managers Whenever possible, the recruiter needs to prioritize a connection with any managers that will be dealing with the people that are being recruited. This allows you to understand their [...]

September 21st, 2016|Tips & Tricks|

How to Assemble an Effective Recruiting Team

From evaluating the individuals currently on your recruiting team to implementing applicant tracking software they can use, now is the time to assemble all the pieces of an effective recruiting team. Anyone can hire a body to fill a position. You need a team that reduces the cost of hiring by bringing in the right applicants. If you already have a team, you can learn how to pinpoint target areas that require more training or tweaking. Identify Strengths and Weaknesses Take a look at how effective your current recruiters are and what makes them that way. Build on their strengths [...]

September 1st, 2016|News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|

The Benefits of Exelare’s ATS Software

Applicant tracking system (ATS) software was designed to take some of the burden off of recruiting firms. With so many applications now being filled out online, the numbers of applicants for any given job have multiplied almost overnight and made it increasingly hard for employers and recruiters to find qualified applications. What Is Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)? An applicant tracking software system is simply a way to electronically handle various recruitment needs.  With a large number of companies offering applicant tracking software, Exelare has worked hard to separate themselves from the competition. What Are the Benefits of Exelare’s ATS Software? [...]

August 18th, 2016|New Features, News & Announcements|

New Features – 1.4 – Super Resume Feature Release!

This week's feature release is all about your resumes!  You asked and we listened.  With these three new features, it is easier than ever to quickly view, edit and submit resumes from Exelare.  We have eliminated a ton of steps to make the process painless for you!  Read on for more details... Preview Resumes in their Native Formats The number one requested feature on our requests forum is the ability to preview resumes in their native formats.  We are happy to announce that this is now possible to do in Exelare for Windows!  Previously in Exelare you could only see [...]

April 6th, 2016|New Features|

New Features Released – Exelare for Windows 1.3!

We are excited to announce another great set of features for Exelare For Windows. Many of these features are here because you - our valued clients - have asked for them. We hope they help you in your quest to serve your clients and make more placements! Filtering Data in Grids By Lookup Using our unique ‘Live Search Bar’ is now even more powerful. In addition to searching any field within the search bar, you can now also filter by multiple values, using the field lookups of each field. Just click on the black inverted triangle icon on each column [...]

March 5th, 2016|New Features, News & Announcements|

Free Upcoming Webinar with Danny Cahill – What You Can Learn From Rookies!

Please join us for our upcoming Webinar with Danny Cahill on February 12th, 2016 at 11am CST! What You Can Learn from Rookies! Do you remember you? Probably not. Memory is the gift God gives so we can have roses in December. But you were different when you were a rookie. You went at it differently, said different things, made different choices. Then you were afraid to stop calling. Now you are afraid to start. Then you were afraid you couldn’t do it. Now you worry you can’t keep doing it. You could learn a lot from you! Danny is [...]

February 2nd, 2016|News & Announcements, Webinars & Training|

A Brand New Way to Source Candidates

We are excited to announce our brand new 'Source Candidates' feature!  Unlike our existing SourceFirst interface, 'Source Candidates' allows you to search your internal Exelare Database while simultaneously searching external resume boards such as Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice & TechFetch. Results are returned as a 'Preview' from each site, allowing users to choose which resumes to view and which to ignore. If you have resume view limits with any of your resume site accounts, this will help you manage those views effectively, while also providing a single interface from which to source resumes (no more back and forth between resume boards). [...]

November 15th, 2015|New Features|

New Features Released – Exelare for Windows 1.1!

As always, the development team here at cBizSoft has been working hard at making Exelare the best recruiting & staffing software on the planet!  In addition to the customary bug fixes and incremental tweaks, we are excited to announce a few improvements you are sure to love.  The features below are specific to the Exelare for Windows App.  Lets dive right in! Improved Dynamic View Editing You now have increased control over what columns/fields you would like to see in your Dynamic Views.  Before today you were limited on the available fields you could show in any given view.  We [...]

October 30th, 2015|New Features|

Email Marketing in Exelare – A Comprehensive Guide

We get a ton of questions about email marketing.  Since 1999 people have been using cBizSoft products to send mass emails of all kinds.  Part of the reason people love our tools is because of the flexibility we allow when sending email.  Below is a comprehensive overview of your options in Exelare, as well as a video overview at the bottom of the post.  We hope this helps you when deciding the best methods for employing email marketing inside of your organization! *** Exelare is platform agnostic when it comes to email marketing.  This means you can use any email [...]

August 3rd, 2015|Tips & Tricks|