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Innovation
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Are we there yet? My personal journey on the road to social justice began in the 1960’s as one who grew up in a mixed-race family. I learned a few hard lessons about racism and discrimination at an early age. This helped prepare me for the harsh realities of sexism and...
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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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recruiters look at covid 19 from a positive angle
“If you’re not learning, you’re sleeping.”  Every crisis is a learning opportunity. Looking for positive outcomes and recognizing the wins were central to an insightful StefTalks Webinar on March 6 when Spencer Gracias, CEO of Stefanini NA/APAC and Stefan Baier, VP Total Talent and Digital Services, shared perspectives on the War For Talent: Now, COVID-19. ...
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modern day marketing for recruiting firms
Finding and keeping talented employees is not a small task. With the “war for talent” still surging strong, many companies are scrambling to find the right people to fill their positions. This sense of urgency and the struggle with the competition getting to these desired candidates first can sometimes lead companies down the wrong path....
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how recruiters compete with social media temp aps.
Are the temporary staffing apps popping up on social media just a nuisance – or are they a real threat to your staffing agency? If you’re unfamiliar, temp apps allow job seekers to create profiles and sign up for work right through their phones, enabling employers to completely bypass staffing agencies. There is no question...
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what is the value of a great business partnership?
Doug: I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dane Groeneveld, CEO of PTS Advance. As the recently appointed CEO of PTS, Dane brings a high-energy and enthusiastic verve to his role. In this segment, we discussed leadership, career journeys, partnerships, and why diversity and inclusion are essential to driving business.  Q: Doug: PTS has...
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Modern Staffing Website Updates
Classified ads? The recruiter’s “little black book”? The weekly “hot candidate” fax? They’re marketing dinosaurs. In truth, most aspects of staffing, marketing and technology have evolved dramatically in the past 20 years – and websites have experienced some of the most sweeping transformations. Years ago, Web 2.0 changed the game for our industry, and there’s...
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why SmartSearch keeps improving it's software solution
We strive to disrupt the traditional norms of our industry by re-engineering innovation as a solution. We build memorable customer experiences and are proud of our philosophy to create win-win relationships. Last year, our Version 21 upgrade created a lot of excitement among our clients who were impressed with the next-generation interface that made SmartSearch...
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what benefits are new hires and job candidates asking for?
With unemployment levels at historic lows, employers are working hard to find and keep top talent. Sixty-eight percent of businesses report difficulty with recruiting. The Society for Human Resource Management reveals companies are using employee benefits as a critical competitive strategy for recruiting and retention. When surveyed, 29% of job seekers share they want better...
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