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4 Fun Ways You Can Keep the Office Motivated

America has a retention problem. We’ve all heard about the Great Resignation, where millions of employees quit each month for other opportunities. Then there’s the research showing only about 30% of our workers are engaged in their jobs. Clearly, motivating our employees isn’t going so well. What can employers do differently to engage and retain their workforce? Here are four fun ways you can keep the office motivated. How Can You Keep the Office Motivated? 1. Create a Fun, Positive Work Environment Toxic workplaces are not only demotivating; they are a leading cause of employee turnover. You will retain your workers longer [...]

November 16th, 2022|HR, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized|

Solve Staffing Challenges with a Mobile Recruitment Strategy

Finding candidates is tougher than ever these days. Unemployment is extremely low, creating a candidate-driven market where employers face tough competition to fill jobs. One way to beat that competition is by using mobile recruiting software that makes it easier for candidates to apply for jobs and engage with your staffing firm.  What is Mobile Recruiting? Mobile recruiting attracts, engages, hires, and manages talent through mobile technology. In an age where we reach for our phones to check our email and bank balance, find a place to eat dinner, and get immediate information on almost any topic, it makes sense [...]

October 12th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

3 Creative Ways to Find New Applicants

If you can’t find the help you need at work, you’re not alone. This summer the U.S. held pretty consistently at 11 million or so open jobs. No matter your industry, you’re probably feeling the sting of some recruitment woes. It’s probably past time for you to reassess your recruiting tactics to consider some new strategies. Here are three things that you may not have considered yet. What Creative Ways Are There to Find New Applicants? #1 Increase Your Pay More than half of the workers who quit their jobs last year during The Great Resignation are now making more money. Even [...]

October 12th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

5 Benefits of Mobile Apps for Staffing Agencies

These days, it seems we do just about everything on our mobile devices. From banking and checking email to ordering food and surfing the web, the list is nearly endless. And there’s a good reason for that: it's convenient and easy.   But mobile apps are beneficial for much more than personal use. In the business world, mobile software and technology is widespread, and the staffing and recruiting industry is no exception. Think about it – most job seekers are searching for open roles on their phones, not sitting in front of a desktop monitor. They might even be job searching [...]

September 29th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

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|

Prevent Candidate Ghosting with Recruiting Agency Software

We tend to think of “ghosting” as it relates to online dating and social media. The term refers to the act of severing all ties and communication with someone suddenly, and without any warning. And while this certainly happens between people texting and in the world of sites like Tinder, it also happens in the staffing and recruiting field.   It’s entirely possible for candidates to ghost your recruiters, dropping all communication and simply vanishing. And a recent study by Indeed shows that it happens more often than you might think – 28 percent of candidates ghosted recruiters in 2021, up [...]

August 6th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

4 Ways Staffing Agencies Can Improve Candidate Experience

When you have a positive interaction with a business – a restaurant, a department store, an auto shop – how much more likely are you to stick with that company and be a repeat customer? More likely than not, right? It’s the same for candidates who are working with your staffing agency. When they have a great experience, you’re that much more likely to retain them and attract them in the first place.  We tend to put a lot of time into thinking about how to improve the candidate experience via our recruiters’ methods, our approach, and the way we [...]

June 30th, 2022|Recruiters, Tips & Tricks|

How Should a Candidate Contact a Recruiter

If you’ve never worked with a recruiter, it can seem intimidating to reach out to them. It doesn’t have to be but there are a few rules for you to consider. Here’s how to make use of your recruiter connections in a way that will benefit you and build a solid relationship with this professional resource. How Should You Contact a Recruiter? First Impressions Matter No pressure—but you should try to make a good impression with the recruiter on the very first try. Most recruiters don’t have time for missed connections, unreturned phone calls, or clumsy interviews. If you’re going [...]

May 25th, 2022|Tips & Tricks|

Catch Potential Bottlenecks in Your Recruiting Process Before They Happen

Bottlenecks can stymie a process. It can thwart innovation. For recruiting teams, a bottleneck can slow down the hiring process to the point where candidates become frustrated and walk away. What’s the answer to curb bottlenecks? Can technology help us smooth out the awkwardness and keep things running smoothly toward your goal? What’s a Bottleneck? Bottlenecks are anything that blocks a workflow from reaching its conclusion. They are production stalling hiccups in what is hopefully a normally smooth process. There are three ways bottlenecks can affect your recruiting process: Short-term bottlenecks probably happen pretty frequently in your job. This could be [...]

October 1st, 2021|HR, Tips & Tricks|