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Ways to Avoid Cookie-Cutter Recruiting

When it comes to executive recruiting, we all want to find those dynamic, creative, impassioned individuals who know how to promote growth and excellence within an organization. What we don’t want is the middle-of-the-pack careerist who may have satisfactory credentials on paper but can’t really deliver the goods in a corporate environment: a cookie-cutter candidate, so to speak. Yet, how can you, as a recruiter, avoid settling for mediocrity in your executive search? We have a few suggestions. Consider “Off-Center” Candidates – The most logical approach to recruiting is to find candidates who have a proven track record of carrying [...]

September 18th, 2017|New Features|

Understanding Your Recruiting Competition

If you’re a working recruiter, you’re unquestionably aware that you’re not the only hired gun around. There are other individuals and agencies out there who are also trying to find top candidates and place them at companies that have a use for these applicants’ particular talents. To stay ahead of the competition, you need to be aware of what your competition is doing—and this is an area where many recruiters simply fail to put in sufficient effort. It’s not really difficult to get a solid sense of what the other guys are doing, however. In fact, most of the tips [...]

July 18th, 2017|New Features, News & Announcements|

4 Tough Jobs to Fill in 2017

Finding the right candidate can be enormously difficult. Sometimes the task of locating a handful of hopefuls for your client can be achieved before lunch, but there are occasions where candidates stay frustratingly out of reach. It’s also true that certain types of occupations seem to be especially prone to experiencing a chronic scarcity of candidates. With these jobs, there simply aren’t enough qualified candidates available—which, naturally, can leave recruiters in a tough spot. Recently, CareerCast compiled a list of the hardest positions for which to find candidates. Without further ado, let’s have a look at the four toughest jobs [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Increasing Your Recruiting Team’s Productivity

We never seem to have enough time—that holds true for virtually everybody in the professional world, recruiters included. For recruiters, their time deficits often stem from fast-approaching deadlines, as clients frequently need to fill a position ASAP, and preferably yesterday. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet when it comes to boosting productivity and making the most of one’s working hours, but you can take advantage of some basic strategies that can help your team reach its recruiting goals. Remember to Take a Break – Paradoxically, you can increase productivity by giving your team regular opportunities to be unproductive for a [...]

June 25th, 2017|New Features, Tips & Tricks|

The Guide to Candidate Engagement & Experience

For job seekers, it’s a seller’s market these days. That means many businesses have serious problems when it comes to finding qualified talent—it seems as if everyone is already happily employed or can’t be lured away by the kinds of benefits packages that rival organizations are willing to offer. The pain is particularly acute for recruiters who have to fill highly specialized positions where the candidate pool is quite small even in the most ideal conditions. What can recruiters do to improve the odds of finding talent? Among other things, recruiters need to engage candidates properly. They need to ensure [...]

June 18th, 2017|New Features, 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|

5 Tips to Build a Successful LinkedIn Recruiting Strategy

In today’s world, social media plays a large role in finding the right recruits for a job. Not only can it help you to find reliable, trustworthy workers, but it can also give you the opportunity to browse multiple recruits at the same time. However, recruiting on platforms like LinkedIn is never as simple as just browsing the site; having an effective recruiting strategy and a recruitment CRM in place before you begin is vital. Join LinkedIn Groups Industry groups can be an excellent place to find new recruits, especially if you’re seeking someone with a demonstrable talent. Networking groups [...]

November 18th, 2016|New Features, Webinars & Training|

How to Grow Your Recruiting Business

A recruitment agency is only as successful as the placements that it makes. In order to be considered the top recruitment business in your area, you will need to properly network with businesses and have a wide pool of qualified applicants for all industry types. Here are three ways that using a recruitment CRM will aid you in becoming the top placement agency in your area. Network with More Businesses If you are interested in growing your business, you will need slots available for placement. The more you network and gain trust and visibility for companies, the more slots you [...]

November 2nd, 2016|New Features, News & Announcements|

Recruiting Team Best Practices

Whether you are a staffing agency or you're a recruiting team, it is important to be aware of the best practices being used by successful recruiting teams. You can tailor these strategies to fit your own business needs and, in turn, bring in more qualified talent. Tools like resume tracking software and localized ads can go a long way toward reducing your costs through the hiring process. Use Recruiting Software to Help Test Before You Interview There are quite a few ways you can weed out applicants before you even look at their resumes. When you're using recruiting software, use [...]

October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|