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Eliminate Hours Spent Sourcing Resumes

Candidate sourcing is so time-consuming, it has developed a job title all its own. In the past, recruiters handled the sourcing, interviewing, and closing; and in some companies, they still do. However, the idea of sourcing as its own position has gradually come into its own. Here’s how Exelare’s candidate sourcing service could help your team close more candidates faster to meet your hiring goals. Understanding the Sourcing Function in Your Recruiting Team Sourcers are the armchair detectives of the recruiting world. Sourcing is a proactive process. Instead of reactively waiting for a resume to be submitted for a job, [...]

January 21st, 2022|HR, Recruiters|

How To Take Advantage of Social Media Recruitment?

If your hiring team isn’t effectively using social media, they’re falling behind in using one of the best tools to capture candidates. Social media is alive with all kinds of brand-building activities, product promotions, and activities that will set your company apart. A recent poll shows that 82% of companies are using social to attract passive candidates. Given the high visibility and low cost of social media recruitment, that number should be higher. What is Social Media Recruiting? Social media recruiting uses marketing techniques on social media sites to attract more candidates. The days of posting an ad and waiting for resumes [...]

January 14th, 2022|Recruiters|

Why Candidates Back Out Last Minute

Ghosting is a thing. According to the numbers, 28% of candidates ghosted at least one employer in 2020. Having a candidate back out at the last minute is almost an inevitable part of the recruiting process these days. But is it, really? What can recruiters do to make sure they’re not part of the statistics, and how can an applicant tracking system like Exelare help? Top Reasons Candidates Back Out of Your Job Having a candidate back out is probably one of the most frustrating aspects of the modern hiring process. Things are tough out there in the hiring market, and candidates [...]

December 31st, 2021|Recruiters|

How to Successfully Recruit at High Volumes

You have a lot of seats on the bus to fill. This requires the intense focus of a high-volume recruiting effort. To reach your hiring goals, you must have the right approach and the right tools to pull this off. Here’s how to do it. Tips for High Volume Recruiting Start with your applicant tracking system. Look for an ATS that can do it all, from placing your ads across multiple job boards to automating basic tasks during the sourcing and recruiting process. These tools should the entire candidate hiring process, from managing pre-employment assessments to sending offer letters. Look [...]

December 10th, 2021|Recruiters|

Separating the Serious Applicants from the “Ehhhh…Why Not Apply”

Recruiting would be fun if it weren’t for the people. Okay, this is a joke; however, we’ve all dealt with difficult candidates, troublesome clients, job reqs that come and go, and even candidates that ghost us. Recruiting is very hard work, particularly in the kinds of markets we’re experiencing today. Candidates have a lot of job choices. That makes them harder to attract and retain long enough to get an offer in their hands. One type of candidate is those passive job seekers that throw their hat in the ring but back out before you even get to the offer. [...]

November 26th, 2021|Recruiters|

Finding Passive Candidates in their Natural Habitat

The reality of today’s candidate-driven market is that the new employee you’re trying to find is already employed. The job market today won’t allow you to post an ad and wait for suitable candidates. Your job needs to be finding passive candidates wherever they may be. But where are they? How can you find and engage passive candidates? We have some suggestions. Passive Candidate Search Passive candidates are 120% more likely to make a strong impact at your company. That means these candidates are highly desirable and beneficial to your business. Traditional candidate sourcing, where you simply place an ad, won’t [...]

November 12th, 2021|Recruiters, Uncategorized|

Tips for Sourcing Qualified, Passive Candidates on LinkedIn

In April 2021, four million workers left their jobs, and 95% considered it. That represents opportunities for recruiters searching for qualified yet passive candidates on LinkedIn. LinkedIn has 774 million members, making it the nation’s largest portal of potential candidates for you to hire. But in this market, there are a lot of jobs and not a lot of candidates looking for work. How can you overcome the job market by using the resources available on LinkedIn? The answer is the passive candidate search. Here’s how you can use this technique to your advantage and find more candidates for your open jobs. How [...]

October 15th, 2021|Recruiters|

Afraid of Hiring the Wrong Person for the Job?

Every recruiter is highly aware of the upfront and hidden costs of making a bad hire. If you’re in a staffing agency, a bad hire can ensure that you don’t get paid for your work. For an in-house recruiter losing a new hire because they were a bad fit creates repeat work and costs your organization a good deal of money. If you’re afraid of hiring the wrong person for the job, this blog can help mitigate your risk. Here’s How to Avoid a Bad Hire Start your recruiting process by imagining the perfect candidate. Look at the job requirements [...]

October 8th, 2021|Recruiters|

Hiring for Potential, Not for Skill

You already know that every candidate has more to them than their resumes show. A CV can capture a snapshot of a person’s professional career but rarely shows the true potential that a candidate could bring to your team. Each person you consider and hire, brings skills, values, intelligence, and knowledge to your team. How can you hire for the potential that’s not on the resume to ensure a top-notch employee every time? Look Beyond the Resume for Better Job Potential Personality is one of the things you should look at that has nothing to do with the resume. As [...]

September 24th, 2021|HR, Recruiters|

Business Growth is Built on the Right People

Finding the right people to fill the seats on your bus may be the hardest work you do as a business owner. One key to this process is having a formal hiring process in place so that you can track candidates by their skills, abilities, and cultural fit. Here are five steps you can take right now to ensure you’re making the right hiring decisions for your teams and your company. 1. Hire for Cultural Fit. Can you even describe your company culture? What is your mission? Do you have core values? All of these things make up the culture [...]

September 17th, 2021|HR, Management, Recruiters|