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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 [...]

4 Ways to Convince Your Boss It’s Time for an ATS Upgrade

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) have come a long way since their inception 15-years ago. The latest platforms are empowered with better user interfaces and smarter automation that makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to improve your workflows.  Of course, you might not know any of this if it’s been a few years since you had an upgrade. What are the signs it’s time to think about making use of these new ATS features? Even better, what are the top four ways you can illustrate to your boss that it’s time for a change? 1. You Still Rely on Email [...]

Small Business Success: Growing Your Leaders Internally

Promoting from within is a good sign of a healthy organization. Businesses that promote leaders from an internal pool of employees are the organizations that invest in their teams. To the outsider looking in, a company that trains, supports, mentors, or otherwise helps grow their employees into new roles and responsibilities is a positive work environment. Here’s why upskilling your current workforce into new roles will help your business succeed. Benefits of Promoting from Within There are many benefits to promoting employees from within your organization. For example: It boosts employee engagement and morale. We would be shocked if a single [...]

September 3rd, 2021|Categories: HR, Management|Tags: , , |

The Most Successful Recruiters Wear Many Hats

Recruiters have a very difficult job. That’s because finding the right hire is a constant process of building relationships with the right people to get to their hiring goals. Depending on the market, and the job, this can be literally like finding a needle in a haystack. To attract more candidates, recruiters must wear many hats and be creative in their approach to sourcing, interviewing, and hiring. That’s a lot of hats to wear.  Are You Wearing All the Hats You Need for Recruiting? Marketing Hat Recruiters need to be able to write and articulate the benefits of the job [...]

3 Must-Have Integrations for your ATS

Integrating your applicant tracking system (ATS) makes it interoperable with the software you use every day. That improves the efficiencies of these software programs to cut down on redundant tasks and streamlining workflows. An integrated ATS makes your recruiting team work smarter and can even improve time to hire. What are the three most important integrations for your ATS platform? Top Software Integrations for ATS Software 1. Job Board Integrations Where are the resumes? On job boards like Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Indeed, and Monster. These tools are great for candidates, who can post their resumes and let recruiters come to them [...]

Easily Assess Your Remote Workers with Better KPI Tracking

The state of remote work is that it is probably here to stay. During the pandemic, nearly 70% of full-time employees moved to remote working. After COVID, 92% of Americans say they plan on working from home at least one day a week, and 80% say that number is closer to three days a week. Most workers say they are more productive when working from home, and recent studies tend to back this up. But the reality is that employers don’t really know if this is true unless they set up key performance indicators (KPIs) to track these numbers. This blog will help [...]

August 6th, 2021|Categories: HR, Management|Tags: , , , , , |