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Smart Businesses Look to The Future

03 December in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

Companies that embrace digital technologies in their talent acquisition functions are two times more likely to improve quality of hire and retention, and three times more likely to improve the candidate experience. Source: Digital Transformation in Talent Acquisition study from Aptitude Research and Alexander Mann...

Make Your Staffing Firm the Talk of Thanksgiving

21 November in Best Practices, HR Technology, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Across the nation, employers and job seekers will be checking out of their daily routine for a much-deserved long weekend. How can your staffing agency stay top of mind during this time – and even gain sales leads, followers and...

AI: A Recruiter’s Friend Not Foe

16 November in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), HR Technology, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Halloween this year was extra special as SmartSearch was invited up to San Jose to sponsor the most recent event for the Silicon Valley chapter of CSP. The event was located at the LinkedIn campus in Sunnyvale, and the conference room we were in was...

Fun And Effective Training Helps Manage Organizational Risk

09 November in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Human Business, Training, Tutorials, Well-being, Workplace

On October 24, Hawaii employers learned how to manage organizational risk by providing more effective and engaging workplace training. The program covered strategies for mitigating risks in the areas of health and safety, legal compliance, financial controls, and corrective action. Participants experienced and practiced training...

AI and Recruiting

Webinar Recap: AI and Recruiting: 5 Factors You Must Know

07 November in Analytics, Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Metrics, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Workforce, Workplace

On November 7, 2019, Meghan M. Biro, CEO, TalentCulture lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar that addressed the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and how it is impacting talent acquisition and staffing. According to a McKinsey Global Institute research report, “AI could deliver $13 trillion in...

How to Win at Networking

29 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Careers, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Networking

Does the idea of networking make you cringe? Are you envious of people who can easily reach out to anyone in their network, and consistently get meaningful results from it? Not everyone is born with a natural ability to create connections with others. But the good...

Staffing Website Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

21 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, HR Technology, Marketing, Sales, Staffing, Technology

Is your website producing all the results it could (and should) for your firm? Maybe it's time to look at it with a fresh set of eyes. Design trends, tools, and best practices evolve at breakneck speed. Over time, the branding of your site may no...

Foolproof Job Search Tips

23 September in Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, Generations, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

I had the opportunity to speak with thought leader, recruiter and job seeker advocate Tom Bolt. Tom is one of the most thoughtful and informed people in the talent acquisition space. In this article, he shares advice to help job seekers, applicants, and candidates better...

Tired of Staffing Customer Complaints? Get Rid of the 3 Biggest Sources

16 September in Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing

Fielding too many complaints from employers and job seekers lately? Here are two of the most common ones: From clients: "That temp was minutes late to their assignment - again!" From candidates: "Nobody ever followed up with me."   At one point or another, every firm has to...

Small Companies Can Be Recruiting Contenders

09 September in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

The ability to attract top talent takes more than just a posting on a job board, a newspaper ad or a sign in a storefront window. Many small businesses must compete with larger companies for talented recruits, without the luxury of internal recruiters or head-hunters...