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8 Tips to Help You Become a Better Recruiter

Recruiting is hard. Recruiting is harder when there are 10 million open jobs and not enough candidates to go around. If you’re interested in becoming better at your job, we have eight tips that you can apply on the job tomorrow to help you succeed. 8 Recruiting Best Practices 1. Improve Candidate Experience When this many jobs are open, candidates have choices. So, how you treat each candidate will greatly impact your success on the job. Not only should each candidate interaction be incredibly positive, but the tools you use should also streamline the application process. Your software should automate [...]

November 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

4 Fun Ways You Can Keep the Office Motivated

America has a retention problem. We’ve all heard about the Great Resignation, where millions of employees quit each month for other opportunities. Then there’s the research showing only about 30% of our workers are engaged in their jobs. Clearly, motivating our employees isn’t going so well. What can employers do differently to engage and retain their workforce? Here are four fun ways you can keep the office motivated. How Can You Keep the Office Motivated? 1. Create a Fun, Positive Work Environment Toxic workplaces are not only demotivating; they are a leading cause of employee turnover. You will retain your workers longer [...]

November 16th, 2022|HR, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized|

Key Ways to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention during the Great Resignation is a big issue for most employers. With around 11 million open jobs and more than four million people quitting each month, you have a vested interest in doing what you can to retain your workforce for as long as possible. Here are some key ways to improve employee retention over the coming year. Best Ways to Retain Your Current Staff Start with Hiring Employee retention starts by hiring the right people. You’re looking not only for new employees that fit the job requirements but also that fit the culture you’re bringing them into. Consider screening [...]

November 9th, 2022|HR, Management|

Reasons Texting Your Candidates Should Be Part of Your Recruitment Strategy

The numbers don’t lie: 97% of Americans own a cellphone. 73% of millennials and Gen Z’ers interact digitally more than they do in real life.Text open rates are 97%—compare that to email, at just 14%. There is plenty of data showing that texting is the best form of communication for meeting candidates where they hang out. Here’s why texting should be part of your recruiting strategies. Why Should You Add Texting to Your Recruitment Strategy? Benefits of Texting Candidates Texting is simply the most modern way to leverage technology to reach candidates. You can use it to connect with pipelined candidates in real-time, [...]

November 2nd, 2022|Recruiters, Uncategorized|

3 Ways an ATS Can Help You Find Better Candidates

Is your applicant tracking system (ATS) in dire need of an upgrade? You don’t have an ATS? Both of these situations hopelessly handicap you in a job market that is beyond competitive. An older ATS may not be as mobile-friendly, which could mean you’re missing many candidates who use their phones for just about everything. If you’re still keeping track of candidates on an Excel spreadsheet, you’re not just in danger of falling behind your competitors in the recruiting game—you already have.This blog will help you understand what you’ve been missing in a modern ATS. The latest tools and features [...]

October 26th, 2022|HR|

Creating a Better Culture for Remote Workers

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating—remote work is here to stay. Fully one-quarter of all professional roles in North America will be fully remote this year. Predictions say that this number will increase in the coming year. However, the data also shows that remote work can also erode company culture simply because telecommuting can be an isolating experience. So, the question for your company is: How can you create a better culture even with remote workers? We have answers. How Can You Create a Culture for Remote Workers? Why WFH is a Detriment to Culture This may not be a [...]

October 19th, 2022|HR|

3 Creative Ways to Find New Applicants

If you can’t find the help you need at work, you’re not alone. This summer the U.S. held pretty consistently at 11 million or so open jobs. No matter your industry, you’re probably feeling the sting of some recruitment woes. It’s probably past time for you to reassess your recruiting tactics to consider some new strategies. Here are three things that you may not have considered yet. What Creative Ways Are There to Find New Applicants? #1 Increase Your Pay More than half of the workers who quit their jobs last year during The Great Resignation are now making more money. Even [...]

October 12th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

4 Ways Managers Can Become Better Leaders

Gallup says only one in 10 people have the skills to become a manager. It’s a huge problem for employers because the data shows 63% of the workforce are planning to leave their jobs, citing a bad manager. The truth is that the employee/manager relationship matters to the longevity of your workforce. So, employers should spend more time helping their managers become better leaders. Here are four tips for how to do that.  How Can a Manager Become a Better Leader? 1. Develop Your People It might seem strange that our first suggestion is for your managers to spend more time in the [...]

October 5th, 2022|Management|

Ways You Can Broaden Your Candidate Search

We are all looking for the same candidates in an increasingly tight marketplace. If you’re an HR manager or a recruiter, you may be wondering in you’ve done everything in your power to find the best candidates. It’s a good question, and in this job market, you’re probably not the only one asking it. Are you in the right channels with the right messaging? Where is the hidden talent you’re seeking? Are you forgetting something in your search for top talent? The answer is: Probably. Here's what you may be missing in your recruiting efforts, and here’s how you can [...]

September 28th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

Burning Out? Here is How to Stay Energized

Burnout is real, it’s here, and it’s increasing. According to the latest data, burnout has increased in the American workforce by 9% since before COVID. Today, 52% of U.S. workers say they are burned out. It’s happening to all ages and in all business types. Geographic boundaries are no barrier for burnout, either. What is burnout? Are you feeling it? This blog will explore the issue and help you with some coping strategies to circumvent the effects of job-related burnout. How Can You Stay Energized and Reduce Burnout? What is Burnout? The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified burnout as an occupational [...]

September 21st, 2022|HR, Management|