Brand Reputation

Brand reputation is important when positioning your company to recruit new talent.  SmartSearch is happy to provide resources that help hiring professionals build their brands correctly.

How to properly reject candidates as a recruiter
As a recruiter, the greatest day is finding an A-player candidate ready and motivated to take the next step in their career.  The worst day is when you have invested time and effort in preparing a candidate for an interview, only to have them come back and tell you they want the role. You feel...
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SmartTips for why recruiters should use success profiles
Many recruiters and hiring managers must structure their search for long-term success when placing candidates in direct or temp-to-hire positions.  Why?  Because they structure their candidate search strictly around the job description, leaving out one crucial factor: a Success Profile. What is a Success Profile?  A “Success Profile” is a list of candidate qualifications for...
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Instructions for how to create effective candidate spotights
In today’s competitive job market, recruiters must play two critical roles to ensure success.  Attract top candidates and market those candidates to clients and other potential employers.  Luckily, achieving these goals does not require doubling their workload.  How?  By employing a marketing strategy that uses candidate spotlighting, recruiters can effectively market their current candidate roster...
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Improve your employer branding with SmartSearch
In the realm of recruitment, first impressions matter immensely.  A firm handshake has long been regarded as a symbolic gesture of confidence, professionalism, and mutual respect.  However, there are occasions when a handshake can go awry, leaving a negative impact and ending a new relationship quickly. Metaphorically, your employer brand is your company’s handshake.  And...
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Better onboarding practices with SmartSearch helps retain top talent.
What do hiring managers want? There are countless answers, but we can all agree on a few: obtaining top talent, retaining top talent, and having their employees work hard. What all hiring managers want to figure out is how to do that; the simplest answer and first step is a great onboarding process (coupled with...
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recruiting is just another form of marketing
Successful recruiting is all about marketing.  Does that statement seem false to you?  It is understandable that you’d think that.  After all, marketing is concerned with attracting customers to your brand, while recruiting is concerned with finding the best people to work with your organization.  But the fact is that successful recruitment strategies can no...
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conversational AI is making a splash in recruiting
While using Artificial Intelligence in talent acquisition is not new, as of February 2023 will be a monumental year for its implementation within the talent acquisition field. ChatGPT, a revolutionary chatbot platform, achieved incredible success during its initial launch, with an unprecedented number of users signing up for the platform in five days. Over one...
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5 ATS statistics every hiring professional should know.
The use of an applicant tracking system is becoming increasingly popular among employers as they effectively streamline the hiring and recruitment process. ATS software is designed to help employers manage and organize job applications, track the progress of each applicant, and easily assess candidate qualifications. By automating their employee recruitment process, companies can streamline hiring and...
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Build a better employee value proposition with SmartSearch Inc.
How to build the right employee value proposition Employment branding is no different than marketing in that it’s all about creating value. Just like your website must appeal to prospective customers, when trying to attract top talent to your job openings, your message must be effectively communicated to make your company stand out. Recently, Acara...
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building a process for implementing change
Change is hard. The International Space Station effortlessly flies around planet Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour. It is easy for the ISS to stay on course, expending virtually zero energy to maintain orbit at breathtaking speed. However, to change its course and avoid collision with cosmic debris, flight controllers...
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