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Find Matching Candidates in Exelare

The Exelare Find Matching Candidates feature gives your recruiters a simple and easy way to search from a job in Exelare. They immediately see if there are any suitable candidates to submit to the client. When a job is created in Exelare, whether automatically through one of our integrated VMS partners, or manually by a user, there is a search criteria area to build a search. A user can build their own Boolean search, build a search using our search builder, paste from their library of very specifc Boolean search strings or select from a list of saved searches. Anyone [...]

Using SMS Text Messaging in Recruiting

In this day and age, it seems everyone has a smart phone surgically attached to them. That alone means they likely use text messaging in their daily lives. The fact that text messaging is not only simple to use, but also much more discreet than an actual phone call makes it an ideal tool to add to your recruiting arsenal. As a recruiter, you already use the phone and email to keep in touch with your candidates and the best candidates are going to already be employed. It can be awkward and sometimes annoying for a candidate to have their [...]

June 21st, 2018|Categories: New Features, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |

3 Strategies for Executive Recruiting Managers

The process of recruiting a C-level executive requires certain tactics and strategies that, in many ways, differ markedly from the procedures used to locate lower-level employees. As with so many things, though, this is a concept that few people deny but so many fail to use as a guide to action. Executive recruiting requires a unique approach—but what might this be? While we don’t have a step-by-step guide, we do have some suggestions that you should keep in mind as you hunt for top-flight executive talent. Understand Executive Compensation – For most jobs out there, compensation is a fairly simple [...]

October 9th, 2017|Categories: New Features|Tags: , |

Tips for Hiring Executives for a Startup Business

Running a startup business is a lot like walking along a highwire a thousand feet in the air, only that the chance of survival for tightrope acrobats is considerably better. Most startups fail, due to their inability to secure adequate funding to sustain operations until they can begin generating significant revenues. In this rough-and-tumble environment, there’s little room for error—that’s why startups must select their executives with enormous care. A bad CFO can harm an established company, but they can utterly ruin a startup. Recruitment disaster is far from inevitable, however. Here we present a few executive recruiting tips that [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Categories: New Features|Tags: , |

Reasons Why Executive Recruiters Often Fail

The success of any company is heavily reliant on the competence of its C-level staff—the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and, depending on the structure of the organization, possibly a few other titles in the same tier. For executive recruiters, the task of finding the right talent, therefore, assumes a special urgency. A bad hire in the executive ranks will likely lead to rippling effects that could cause irreparable harm to the client. Recruiters definitely need to bring their A-game when it comes to landing C-suite talent—but often this just doesn’t [...]

September 25th, 2017|Categories: New Features|Tags: , |

Ways to Avoid Cookie-Cutter Recruiting

When it comes to executive recruiting, we all want to find those dynamic, creative, impassioned individuals who know how to promote growth and excellence within an organization. What we don’t want is the middle-of-the-pack careerist who may have satisfactory credentials on paper but can’t really deliver the goods in a corporate environment: a cookie-cutter candidate, so to speak. Yet, how can you, as a recruiter, avoid settling for mediocrity in your executive search? We have a few suggestions. Consider “Off-Center” Candidates – The most logical approach to recruiting is to find candidates who have a proven track record of carrying [...]

September 18th, 2017|Categories: New Features|Tags: , |