What is Recruitment Software? A Guide

Finding great talent for your business is one of the most important things you can do to be successful – and profitable. But you can’t expect top talent to find their way to you without putting in any effort. That’s where recruiting software comes in. It’s the best way to hire qualified employees while maximizing efficiency in the hiring process. For several years, automation is the name of the game in hiring and recruitment. And one of recruitment software’s biggest advantages is that it largely automates recruiting processes, allowing your business to source candidates while your core staff focuses on [...]

March 25th, 2022|HR, Recruiters|

How Exelare Can Help You with Building and Managing Call Lists?

Today, the early recruiter gets the worm. By this, we mean that waiting on a candidate to apply for a job doesn’t work. Instead, the recruiter must develop call lists of passive candidates and reach out to them regularly to nurture them into the candidate pipeline. Hiring the best talent requires research and building a good list of quality candidates. How can an applicant tracking system like Exelare help recruiters build a better list to reach their hiring goals? Here is How Exelare Can Help You Best Practices for Building a Good Call List Sourcing candidates is hard. Some of [...]

March 16th, 2022|Recruiters|

Do You Know How to Effectively Re-Engage with Candidates?

How to Re-Engage Candidates Your applicant tracking system (ATS) has mass activity automation that lets you reach piles of candidates with a message. But is that really the best way to engage and re-engage with your candidate pool? It seems like recruiting teams have KPIs that are strictly a numbers game. More candidates equal a higher chance that you’ll find someone to fit the job, right? But what about all of those candidates that are in your database already that you didn’t look at? Are you really working smarter when you open a new job search? Here’s how to re-engage [...]

February 23rd, 2022|HR, Management, Recruiters|

Hiring a Candidate Is Like Going on a Blind Date, Check Their Social Media First

A background check is one thing but a social media check takes things to a whole new level. Recruiting teams and hiring managers should take time to review the social posts of a potential hire just like they would review a background check. What is a social media background check and why should you do it? Why It Is Important To Check a Candidates Social Media What is a Social Media Background Check? A social media background check looks at the posts and profiles of the candidates you’re considering for a job. They can be conducted by professional screening firms, [...]

February 9th, 2022|HR, Management, Recruiters|

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|