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4 Lowest Ranking Factors Influencing Candidates to Accept a Job

What do job seekers want? What matters enough to candidates that they accept your job over one from a competitor? The 2021 Exelare Jobvite survey sheds some light on what matters to candidates. This blog will help you understand what will give you a competitive edge. What Matters to Job Candidates? Each year, Jobvite surveys the American workforce to find out what matters to them. It’s a helpful tool for hiring teams to discern what factors influence a candidate’s decision-making process. This year’s survey showed some of the top influences on the decision to accept a job. The survey found: 38% listed [...]

July 30th, 2021|Recruiters|

Does Company Culture Still Matter in a Remote World?

The short answer is this: Company culture still matters. It doesn’t matter where you work. Culture matters to a team environment. New research shows 86% of employees say it’s still somewhat to very important. Here’s what you should know about company culture and how to support it in our newly remote world. Does Culture Matter to Remote Employees? Each year, Jobvite conducts a survey of employees to determine how attitudes are changing around work. Exelare teamed up with Jobvite this year and found out some new information related to the new world of remote work. The 2021 Exelare Jobvite survey shows that, [...]

July 23rd, 2021|HR, Management|

There is No Secret to a Great Candidate Experience – It’s Communication!

Communication is the key to managing relationships, and the 2021 Exelare Jobvite survey shows that it’s also key to managing a better candidate experience. Each year, Jobvite surveys more than a thousand U.S. workers to find out their attitudes towards work. This year we found out just how important communication is to the people we’re trying to hire. Here’s what you should know for 2021. Candidate Communication = Better Candidate Experience The number one influencer of a better candidate experience was communication, according to the survey this year. Ease of scheduling and a simple application process were also high on the list. [...]

July 16th, 2021|Recruiters|

58% Say they Would Decline a Job with a Lack of COVID Safety Protocols

Does your company have COVID safety protocols in place? If you want to attract candidates, you should. The 2021 Exelare Jobvite survey shows that 64% of the American workforce say they would decline a job if the company lacks the social distancing and other pandemic protocols that keep them safer at work. This blog will look at the survey and the changing attitudes toward the workplace brought on by the COVID crisis. How are you positioning your company for safety in the coming year? The New Face of Work, Post-COVID Each year, Jobvite surveys hundreds of U.S. workers to find out their [...]

July 9th, 2021|HR, Management|

Assuring Candidates that the Workplaces You Are Hiring Them for Are Safe

As COVID restrictions lift, many employers are reopening offices. But many workers won’t be willing to compromise their health if they’re afraid the workplaces they’re being hired into are not safe. How can you assure candidates that the workplaces they will be going to are safe and secure? What steps are necessary to prove to new workers that you have their health and safety in mind? We have answers that will help you recruit and retain top talent. Safety at Work Individual concerns about safety issues in the workplace aren’t going away and the hiring process needs to take this [...]

June 25th, 2021|HR|

Helping Your Recruiting Teams Make MORE Placements

It’s always difficult to find the best talent but the right software can help. Today’s applicant tracking systems (ATS) can help you find that needle in the application haystack, improve the branding of your company, and beat out other staffing agencies to hire the best talent. Exelare is a best-in-class ATS. Here’s how we help our clients make more placements—faster. Understanding the Benefits of an ATS Most staffing agencies worth their salt use an ATS. This type of software is designed to streamline the people process analyzing resumes, tracking top candidates, and recording data by candidate. These tools have revolutionized [...]

June 18th, 2021|HR|

Predictive Analytics in Your Hiring Process

You may have heard about predictive analytics but wonder how it can be used during the hiring process. Predictive analytics can help you glean insight into the effectiveness of your recruiting and hiring engine. The data this type of software can provide can help guide your future hiring predictions and improve your business. Here’s more about predictive analytics, an algorithm baked into Exelare and our state-of-the-art applicant tracking software. What is Recruiting Predictive Analytics? Using predictive analytics in recruiting means that you can leverage powerful software to analyze historical sourcing, screening, and hiring data to empower your future hiring decisions. [...]

June 11th, 2021|Management, Recruiters|

Small Business Success: Show Appreciation for Long Term Customers

When was the last time you told your customers “Thank you?” All relationships atrophy, so if you’re not sharing gratitude for the business your customers send, the chances are at some point they will be vulnerable to encroachment by your competitors. Every interaction with every customer should be filled with intentional gratitude for their support of your business. But sometimes just saying “thanks” isn’t enough, so here are some ideas for how you can show your appreciation for your long-term customers to let them know their value. Six Best Customer Appreciation Suggestions We know that it costs more to find [...]

June 4th, 2021|Management|

Step Up Your Companies Hiring with a Positive Candidate Experience

If you haven’t heard the buzzwords “the candidate experience” this year, we would be shocked. The idea of the candidate experience is tied to the skills gap shortage; a smaller candidate pool means companies must work harder to woo fresh talent. In 2020, the candidate experience was one of the top workforce trends, perhaps rivaling only the virtual interview as the most impactful during the pandemic. How can companies step up their hiring process and improve their candidate experience this year? How to Create a More Positive Candidate Experience The latest data shows that companies are working hard to create a [...]

May 28th, 2021|HR, Management, Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

Does Your Team Have a Clear Candidate Pipeline?

These days, finding the right candidate is about who you know. While your job ad may generate resumes, the best candidates are often the passive, hidden talent, that only an active candidate pipeline can uncover. What is a candidate pipeline, how can you build one, and how can it benefit your business? What is a Candidate Pipeline? Reactive recruiting is the old “post and pray” method. That’s where companies would write an ad, place it on a job board, sit back, and wait for resumes to come in. Sure, it’s a good idea to have a few passive lines in [...]

May 21st, 2021|HR, Management, Recruiters|