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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|

Tips on Reducing Candidate Ghosting

Candidate ghosting, the process of disappearing from the recruiting process, is fairly common. It’s a two-way street; 70% of candidates that apply to jobs never hear back. But in some companies, up to 90% of the candidates disappear into the ether at some point during the hiring process. What’s driving this uncomfortable and frustrating trend? Even more to the point—what can you do about it? How Can Organizations Reduce Candidate Ghosting? Ghosting, Communication, and Your Recruiting Process It takes the average company eight days to respond to a candidate application. This tells us one important thing about the processes for most companies; they [...]

September 14th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

Should You Trust Your Gut When Hiring Candidates?

Most recruiters will tell you there is an art and science to finding candidates. The science comes from the activity numbers, such as time to hire, number of interviews, job candidate submissions, and so much more. The art, however, is a sense that many recruiters develop that helps them determine things like whether a candidate is lying or if they are a good fit for the culture of the job they’re applying to. Ask recruiters if they should trust their gut when hiring a candidate, though, and their answer may surprise you. Let’s explore the issue to find out the [...]

September 7th, 2022|HR, Management, Recruiters|

Why Use Exelare’s Recruiting KPI Dashboard & Reporting Systems

A reporting dashboard puts you in the driver’s seat. These smart software tools give managers and owners a level of transparency and scrutiny that can improve the performance of your entire team. This blog will look at the idea of IT reporting dashboards and the specific features offered by Exelare that are so effective in improving your bottom line. What Are The Benefits of Using Exelare's Recruiting KPI Dashboard & Reporting Systems What is a Reporting Dashboard? When you need to know, a reporting dashboard gives unprecedented access into the activities that can make or break your business. Companies often [...]

July 13th, 2022|Management, Recruiters|

Rejected: How to Best Tell Your Candidate They Did Not Get the Job

No one likes to lose. No one wants to be the one to tell people they lost, either. Telling a candidate they didn’t get the job is one of the hardest things a recruiter has to do. After a candidate has been through your process they have skin in the game—and so do you. It’s a disappointment to both the candidate and their recruiter when they don’t make the cut. Here’s how to let a candidate down easy, both verbally and in an email. How to Tell a Candidate They Did Not Qualify For the Position Writing a Better Rejection [...]

June 29th, 2022|HR, Recruiters|

How Many Interview Rounds Should You Have? 

Interviewing is hard. You have a lot riding on finding the right candidate. Then there is the inherent difficulty in engaging candidates in a market that has a shortage of almost every type of job. Today, candidates are fickle. If you take too long during the interview process, they may simply walk away to go to your competitor. How much streamlining can you do before the candidate selection process suffers? How long should your interview rounds go before a decision is made? What Is The Appropriate Amount of Interviews? Pros and Cons of Having Multiple Interview Rounds It would be [...]

June 22nd, 2022|HR, Recruiters|

What Job Trends to Expect in 2022

Talk about a wild ride. The job market has been up and down recently more than your favorite amusement park ride. Trust us, you haven’t made it to the finish line yet, either. If you’re a recruiter, hiring manager, or business owner, you can expect this volatility to stick around for a while. Here are the top trends you can expect this year. What Are The Current Job Trends in 2022? Trend 1—Remote Work is Sticking Around According to FlexJobs, nearly 60% of your workforce wants to stay home to work. This is not a trend that was here before [...]

May 4th, 2022|HR, Recruiters|

ATS Mobile Apps and Why It Can Help You Be Efficient

Mobile functionality on your ATS can help you hire. Why? Because most of us live on our smartphones and are less likely to be tied to our desks. An ATS mobile app allows you to communicate quickly with candidates at digital speeds from wherever you are. You can work on the go and capture candidates fast before the competition does. Here’s how an ATS mobile app can benefit your recruiting effort and how Exelare can help you close more candidates more quickly. How ATS Mobile Apps Can Help Your Organization Benefits of an ATS Mobile App You already understand the [...]

April 27th, 2022|Recruiters|

How Exelare Can Help with Recruitment Marketing

Attracting talent isn’t as easy as it used to be. We’re all aware of the environment that led to the Great Resignation, after all, we lived it. Talent attraction has undergone a fundamental shift that has created real challenges for recruiting and hiring teams. Recruitment marketing is one way to tip the scales in favor of attracting more talent. What is recruitment marketing? How can an applicant tracking system like Exelare bring more candidates to your hiring funnel? What Can Exelare Do To Help Your Recruitment Marketing What is Recruitment Marketing? Recruitment marketing uses marketing techniques to attract job candidates [...]

April 13th, 2022|Recruiters|

Text Message Recruitment: What to Say

Texting is now the top tool in your recruiting bag of tricks. The latest data shows 97% of text messages are opened whereas email has only a 15% open rate. Exelare can back this up with our own data from our clients. When using the Exelare ATS, recruiters have much more success texting over emailing or calling. This means you’re much more likely to get a response—faster. How can recruiters use texting effectively? This blog offers tips including a few template samples that will get you noticed. Are You Texting Candidates? How and When to Use Texting The answer to when [...]

March 30th, 2022|Recruiters|