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Four Benefits to Integrating Background Screenings with Recruiting Software

26 September in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

To mitigate risk and protect a company’s core assets, background screenings have become a ubiquitous part of the hiring process. However, outsourcing these screenings can be time-consuming for both your staff and candidates, delaying the time it takes to fill open positions. Because shortening time-to-hire...

Inspired Innovation from Amtec and the California Staffing Professionals

22 September in Applicant Tracking Systems, Customer Service, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Last spring, SmartSearch participated in the California Staffing Professionals (CSP) annual conference and expo. We had an opportunity to attend some educational sessions, and network with the speakers, conference attendees, workshop leaders, and our fellow exhibitors, as well as talk shop with our clients (plus...

Technology Should Enhance the Candidate Experience

06 September in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology

A great ATS should enrich the candidate experience — here’s how. Has your company’s online Career Center become the much-dreaded “black hole” that seems to suck candidates away into oblivion? That’s clearly the last thing you want for anybody, especially for someone interested in learning about...

The Modern Recruiting Mindset

15 August in Applicant Tracking Systems, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

The wave of HR technology is fundamentally changing our mindsets, our processes, and how we view business and specifically, in this case, recruiting. With this, the wave can create an overwhelming situation that can leave many people in a state of paralysis by analysis given...

Webinar Recap: Decrease Recruiting Time Without Sacrificing Quality

15 August in Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Jobs, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

On August 15, 2017, Scott Wintrip, author of High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant (McGraw-Hill, April 2017) lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar. During the presentation, Scott addressed how better-interviewing methods improve precision and speed, why creating talent communities is a...

SmartSearch Optimizes Job Postings for Google Jobs Search

10 August in Applicant Tracking Systems, Careers, HR Technology, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Once again, SmartSearch delivers the latest developments in the recruitment marketplace to our customers.  We recently completed updates to the SmartSearch Career Center integration to include Structured Data coding for Google Jobs new AI-powered search engine. Google Jobs allows candidates to search for jobs across virtually all major online...

Is Your ATS User Interface Focused on “U”?

07 August in Applicant Tracking Systems, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Bright, shiny and new. Allegedly advanced User Interface (UI) features are eye-catching, but does slick and fancy translate into a better ROI? I believe it comes down to one thing; at the end of the day, you need to accomplish your business goals using technology that...

The Competitive Advantage of a Talent Rich Staffing Firm

31 July in Best Practices, Engagement, Human Business, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

When it comes to success in the staffing business, one measure alone can accurately predict the future—wealth of talent. The more talent wealth a firm has, the more successful it will be. We’ve all experienced the benefits of organizations that are rich in talent. These are...