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|Categories: New Features, Tips & Tricks|

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 [...]

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|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |

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|Categories: News & Announcements, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |

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|Categories: New Features, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

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|Categories: New Features|