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HR Technology
5 ATS statistics every hiring professional should know.
Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are becoming increasingly popular among employers as a way to streamline the hiring process and improve recruiting efficiency. These systems are designed to help companies manage and organize resumes and job applications, making it easier to identify and track the most qualified candidates. An ATS is a fantastic tool to add...
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Right Represent (RTR) documents are a powerful tool for professional recruiters.  But, staffing industry professionals who use Vendor Management Systems (VMS) typically find RTR documents essential for building an automated recruitment process. With a system that ensures RTR documents are collected, updated, and exported, recruiters can easily maintain track of the candidates they have the...
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Why re-write your job descriptions
Since the age of the internet, job requirements and qualifications have gotten longer and longer, and now most job descriptions no longer accurately capture what a prospective candidate will actually do in the day-to-day work. This was the topic of an insightful podcast hosted by iMPact Business Group, a strategic staffing company within the information technology, accounting/finance, and...
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From the President’s Desk – December 2021 Where did the time go? If you are like me, this is a question I ask myself every December. How did an entire year pass so quickly? One theory is that as you get older, a single year becomes a smaller percentage of your total life lived, and...
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Importance of an SME to maximize Value from Vendors With software-as-a-service (SaaS) and the introduction of platform-as-a-service, it has become imperative that companies invest in maximizing the value of their services. Investing time and resources in having an internal employee become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) or bringing in someone who will offer immediate return...
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From the President’s Desk – November 2021 This year marks the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving. It was 1621 when about 50 Pilgrims and roughly 90 members of the Wampanoag tribe celebrated that first harvest feast. I wonder if the original group of people who started the Thanksgiving tradition had even the foggiest notion that 400...
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From the President’s Desk – October 2021 A recent study at Columbia University rated the likelihood of turnover at organizations. It found that if you have a great company culture, your likely turnover rate is 13.9%. However, that rate jumps to 48% if your company has a poor work culture. But what is a great...
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Employers adopt hybrid work as a key strategy for successful talent retention during The Great Resignation.   Sylvia Dahlby, Business Development Manager, SmartSearch, interviews Nigel Hapuarachchi, Regional Director of Business Development at Acara Solutions on the ‘Great Resignation’ and how this will affect the ‘Future of Work’. All across North America, employers and employees have experienced...
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smartsearch integration updates with Monster & Linkedin
As part of our v22 upgrades, SmartSearch is excited to offer the ability to post free organic job listings to Monster and LinkedIn. The organic job postings will enable you to extend your reach on these leading job boards and achieve greater visibility of your openings at no additional cost. This integration is significant for...
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From the President’s Desk – September 2021 School is back in session, and the thoughts of school supplies and report cards are back on the minds of students and parents alike. “Back in the day” when I was growing up, besides walking to school 20 miles, in the snow, uphill (both ways) while fighting lions,...
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