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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|

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|

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|

Hiring and the Skills Gap – Here is What You Need to Know

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) spells out the problem: The United States has a huge skills gap. We simply do not have enough skilled workers to fill some of our most high-skill positions. Business productivity is predicted to decline as a result, which has and will have a direct impact on the bottom line of companies in almost every industry. We must work smarter and take steps now to improve access to skilled workers. But what can be done? Here’s what you need to know to be better prepared for this workforce issue. Start with Overlooked Talent Funnels Companies [...]

May 14th, 2021|HR, Management, Tips & Tricks|

Saving Time and Money With an ATS

An applicant tracking system (ATS) is the modern tool that every employer needs when hiring. These software systems are increasingly easy to use but also highly sophisticated. The best ATS platforms are cloud-based, which captures and shares information in real-time. They also have artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that allow companies to automate the most tedious functions of the hiring process. This blog will help you understand why an investment in an ATS can pay you back quickly and consistently in time, organization, and better hires. Benefits of an ATS You’ve probably heard of a customer relationship management (CRM) system. These [...]

April 9th, 2021|HR, Tips & Tricks|

Small Business Success: Put Trust in Your Employees

What is the one thing a small business should do with their employees to be successful? The answer is: Build trust. A recent study from PayScale shows that when employees feel like their bosses trust them, they are happier and less willing to look for a new job. The research found 72% of workers feel satisfied in their job when they can make decisions on their own and feel trusted by their employers. For a small business, this is the state to achieve; happy, productive employees and high retention. Here’s how a little five-letter word like trust can have a big impact [...]

April 2nd, 2021|HR, Management|

Is 9-5 an Outdated Work Schedule?

The work world has changed. The global pandemic forced a lot of changes, but even before our fears of the coronavirus kept us at home, the work world was shifting to accommodate freelancers, contract, remote, and other types of more flexible work arrangements. This leads us to wonder if the old “nine to five” concept of work is over. This blog will explore some of the work trends that are becoming our new normal.  How the Coronavirus Changed Work  Pew Research recently released a study on how the global pandemic changed the work world. Some believe these changes will last forever. [...]

March 12th, 2021|HR|