Making Your Applicant Tracking System Work For You

What if you sat down for your workday and got to work on a 20 year old computer? Since the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) hit the world in the late 90s if you’re still using an unoptimized ATS, that’s pretty much what you’re doing. As we face the changes from COVID-19 and the job market upheaval, organizations are becoming critical of their tools. As they should be! Having the right...

Hiring Bias: How to See It and How To Overcome It

Diverse and inclusive workplaces are critical for success, but bias has a habit of creeping its way in. Let’s take a look at what bias is, how it can work its way into the hiring process, and what recruiters can do to help hiring teams overcome it. What is Bias? Bias is a prejudice in favor of or against a thing, person, or group in comparison with another. More often...

What AI Recruiting Software Can Do For Staffing

How is your 2021 looking? With a recent study finding that 64% of people will be looking for new jobs, we’re guessing the answer is: BUSY.  While there’s no real way to know precisely what 2021 will bring, preparing for potential trends and making sure that you're equipped with the right AI recruiting software can ensure that you and your team are ahead of the curve, rather than fighting to...

How to Improve Diversity in the Workplace

Launching or expanding a diversity hiring program to improve diversity in the workplace is a top hiring initiative for employers in 2021. This change can’t come soon enough. Currently, there are 3 Black CEOs heading Fortune 500 companies, all men. White men make up 85% of “high-paying boardroom positions while representing only 38% of the U.S. workforce.” A 2020 survey found a “leaky pipeline” for women where they make up...

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Recruiting Software

The right recruiting software can mean the difference between a mediocre and an extraordinary recruiting team. But buying the right software can feel overwhelming. Do you need a new ATS? CRM? Should you be using video interviewing software? What about assessment tools? The Right Questions to Ask Before Buying Recruiting Software Before you buy any new software, there are a couple of questions that you need to have the answers...

Recruiting Efficiency: How to Measure and Improve It

When teams are faced with a talent overload and application overwhelm recruiting efficiency isn’t just a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. In order to tackle more tasks the efficiency of a team needs to be a priority. Recruiting leaders are often tasked with a goal that’s easy to say, but hard to do: “Do more with less.” Whether less means a leaner budget or a smaller team, leaders are often tasked...

AI and Recruiting: What TA Professionals Need to Know

Artificial intelligence often feels like a far-fetched idea from sci-fi with uses like C-3PO. In reality, artificial intelligence is used every single day in most people’s lives with tools like Siri and programs like Pandora. AI is also used nearly every day in recruiting! Before we look at the role that AI can take in recruiting and talent acquisition, we need to differentiate between automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning....

6 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Recruiting Process

As we move into this new year, a common question is, “How do we make this year better?” While many things are out of our control, what your recruiting process looks like could be more manageable than it currently feels. According to recent surveys, “close to 70% of organizations that have furloughed or laid off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic will backfill roles that were eliminated (68%), even with hiring...

Time To Fill: What It Means for the Business

Time to fill is one of, if not the most, common metrics that recruiting teams use to measure success. Let’s take a deeper look into what decreasing it can do for your company! What is Time to Fill? Courtesy of SHRM: “Time to fill captures the time for the entire hiring process, from job requisition to job acceptance.” Ultimately, the time to fill is the number of calendar days it...

What It Takes To Be a Great Recruiter in 2021

There’s something particularly refreshing about looking forward to the new year especially when we’re trying to leave behind a year like 2020. But what will great recruiting look like in 2021? Looking Back 2020 was one of the most unexpected years we’ve ever faced...and that’s putting it lightly. Between layoffs, workplace changes, budget cuts, and a national recession, every day left people wondering, “What’s next?” In the recruiting industry alone,...

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