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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Recruiting Software

With Exelare applicant tracking software, recruiters have access to a wide assortment of time-saving features that can significantly streamline workflows. This is an extremely useful tool—and, like any tool, it must be handled correctly to obtain the maximum benefit from it. The good news is that learning the ropes isn’t particularly difficult. There are a handful of simple tricks you should consider that will make your software work best for you. Train All Users Each member of the team who uses the recruiting system should be properly trained so they are comfortable with all relevant features. It’s best if there’s [...]

January 25th, 2017|New Features, News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|

How to Avoid Recruiting Slumps

No business is immune from going through a slump every once and a while. Low periods in business will depend on the industry as well as the company itself. Fortunately, when you run a recruiting office, you have easier methods of dictating when you have business slumps, if at all. If you have upgraded your CRM and ATS software, and you want to know what else you can do to bring in more business, here are some ways to grow your business. Host a Networking Event Two separate networking events for applicants and for businesses will help to bring in [...]

January 1st, 2017|New Features, Tips & Tricks|

How to Beat Your Recruiting Competition

As a recruiting or staffing company, you are always likely to have competition. You will have competition for recruits with unofficial headhunters as well as other recruiting businesses. If you want to remain the leader of the pack of recruiters in your area, you will have to implement certain standards, and you will have to take control of more recruitment activities. Along with using top-notch ATS software, here are some other changes you can put into place to beat other recruitment offices. Update and Upgrade All Resumes If you want to have an attractive business, you will need to have [...]

December 25th, 2016|New Features, Tips & Tricks|

How to Develop a Proactive Recruitment Process

Recruiting successfully can be a lot of work. Fortunately, there are excellent tools available to help you access recruits and track them more easily. Recruitment CRM software lets you channel recruits through more quickly, doing much of the work for you so that all you have to focus on is finding the right people in the first place. Even with the best software on hand, some measure of dedication is required in order to reach success. Develop a proactive recruitment process with these easy tips. Utilize Your Existing Network Have friends in the industry? Ask them for recommendations when you’re [...]

December 2nd, 2016|News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|

Sourcing vs Recruiting

Two important functions organizations perform when seeking out talented individuals are sourcing and recruiting. Some people confuse these processes and automatically assume they are one-and-the-same. However, they are not the same thing; rather, sourcing is just one vital and essential piece of the entire recruitment and job placement processes. Both sourcing and recruiting have their own specific goals and objectives. With sourcing, the primary purpose is to scour various resources to build a talent pool of qualified individuals for specific jobs. Recruiting, on the other hand, involves reviewing job applications, resumes, and information obtained from sourcing procedures to narrow down [...]

October 17th, 2016|New Features, Tips & Tricks|

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|

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|

New Features and Updates to xBar Outlook Add-in, Rich Text Editing of Jobs and Mobile App!

Exelare continues to evolve!  We have killed a few more bugs, tweaked some existing features and added a few new ones. xBar Outlook Add-in Link Email Attachments to Records in Exelare The latest release of the xBar includes a new feature that enables you to link attachments in an email to the sender or any other record in the database.  Simply click the Link Documents button in the xBar, select the type of record you want to link the attachments to, select the record you want and you’re done. Email Address Book We’ve added an [...]

March 21st, 2014|New Features, News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|

New Features! Social Networking, Job Posting, Permissions, Alerts and more

We are excited about our most recent release of Exelare.  Not only did we squash a few bugs, but we also added some much anticipated features.  We are continuing to add features and refine Exelare to provide you with the best application possible. This latest release includes much requested integrations to the major social networking sites, fully redesigned job posting center and additional email and calendar features. Social Networking We've added the ability to easily link to a client or candidates' social networking profiles within the client and candidate records.  Just open a record and you'll see a new Social [...]

February 27th, 2014|New Features, News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|