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|

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|