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Afraid of Hiring the Wrong Person for the Job?

Every recruiter is highly aware of the upfront and hidden costs of making a bad hire. If you’re in a staffing agency, a bad hire can ensure that you don’t get paid for your work. For an in-house recruiter losing a new hire because they were a bad fit creates repeat work and costs your organization a good deal of money. If you’re afraid of hiring the wrong person for the job, this blog can help mitigate your risk. Here’s How to Avoid a Bad Hire Start your recruiting process by imagining the perfect candidate. Look at the job requirements [...]

October 8th, 2021|Recruiters|

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|

Does Company Culture Still Matter in a Remote World?

The short answer is this: Company culture still matters. It doesn’t matter where you work. Culture matters to a team environment. New research shows 86% of employees say it’s still somewhat to very important. Here’s what you should know about company culture and how to support it in our newly remote world. Does Culture Matter to Remote Employees? Each year, Jobvite conducts a survey of employees to determine how attitudes are changing around work. Exelare teamed up with Jobvite this year and found out some new information related to the new world of remote work. The 2021 Exelare Jobvite survey shows that, [...]

July 23rd, 2021|HR, Management|

Helping Your Recruiting Teams Make MORE Placements

It’s always difficult to find the best talent but the right software can help. Today’s applicant tracking systems (ATS) can help you find that needle in the application haystack, improve the branding of your company, and beat out other staffing agencies to hire the best talent. Exelare is a best-in-class ATS. Here’s how we help our clients make more placements—faster. Understanding the Benefits of an ATS Most staffing agencies worth their salt use an ATS. This type of software is designed to streamline the people process analyzing resumes, tracking top candidates, and recording data by candidate. These tools have revolutionized [...]

June 18th, 2021|HR|

Predictive Analytics in Your Hiring Process

You may have heard about predictive analytics but wonder how it can be used during the hiring process. Predictive analytics can help you glean insight into the effectiveness of your recruiting and hiring engine. The data this type of software can provide can help guide your future hiring predictions and improve your business. Here’s more about predictive analytics, an algorithm baked into Exelare and our state-of-the-art applicant tracking software. What is Recruiting Predictive Analytics? Using predictive analytics in recruiting means that you can leverage powerful software to analyze historical sourcing, screening, and hiring data to empower your future hiring decisions. [...]

June 11th, 2021|Management, Recruiters|

Small Business Success: Make Quicker Decisions

Unless you have a magic crystal ball, making fast decisions when you’re a brand-new entrepreneur can be hard. Small business owners are often faced with major forks in the road. These business owners are usually highly aware of the ramifications of making a wrong decision. The problem often is they don’t have the experience with the particular decision area to know which way to turn. Now imagine that you’re a new business owner facing the demand for dozens of these quick decisions each week. Decision fatigue is real, so how can you make a fast decision and not paralyze or [...]

May 7th, 2021|Management|

3 Ways to Engage Top Talent in the Recruiting Process

People today have short attention spans. This is true even for a job candidate searching for work. That’s part of the reason ghosting remains a persistent problem for recruiters and hiring teams. Part of your efforts to bring on top talent must include engaging your candidate in the recruitment process. Remember, the candidate isn’t an employee until they make it to their first day on the job. These three techniques will ensure that you will get them there.  Candidate Engagement Tip 1—Create a Streamlined Application Process for Upfront Engagement  If you find a high volume of candidate abandons during the application [...]

March 26th, 2021|Recruiters|

Is Cold Calling a Thing of the Past for Staffing Teams?

The debate has raged for years; is cold calling dead? It’s safe to assume that very few people like cold calling, but sometimes the job requires it. Can a staffing team get away with not cold calling? What alternatives exist in place of cold calling? This blog will help you understand if cold calling is here to stay.  Is Cold Calling Dead?  For a staffing team, you may wonder how you’ll get clients without cold calling. Sales reps, no matter what they’re selling, hate cold calling, but here is a tip; so do their prospects. However, there are times when [...]

March 19th, 2021|Recruiters|

Small Business Success: Leverage Technology

When it comes to any business, technology is both an enabler and a disruptor. Technology helps small businesses and startups compete with big players in the marketplace. New software tools in the cloud have revolutionized how we do business. How do small organizations benefit from IT? Whether it’s video conferencing to bring remote teams together during global pandemics or sophisticated yet easy-to-use applicant tracking systems to find candidates, today’s small businesses need technology to optimize and streamline their efficiency. Here are some of the benefits of technology in business and why small companies must leverage technology to get ahead. Technology [...]

March 5th, 2021|Management|

How Do Applicant Tracking Systems Work?

If your recruiting team is using an Excel spreadsheet or maybe a customer relationship management (CRM) platform to handle their sourcing, interviewing, and hiring processes, you are operating under a handicap. Today’s applicant tracking systems (ATS) are designed specifically for the recruiting function and they give your team the ability to automate manual tasks that are slowing down your time to hire. Here’s how these platforms work and how they can help your business.  Understanding the ATS  Today, an ATS can help you handle the entire sourcing and hiring process. Many employers rely heavily on these tools to administer the hiring [...]

February 19th, 2021|HR, Management|