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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...

Video is Not the Next Big Thing, It IS the Big Thing

24 July in HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

And other lessons learned at Social Media Boot Camp in Honolulu. Hawaii’s leading social media workshop for employers opened with an eye-opening look at how video is being used to communicate workstyles and company values, promote career opportunities and events such as job fairs, and storytelling....

The Devaluation of Quality

11 July in Applicant Tracking Systems, Customer Service, HR Technology, Human Business, Innovation, Staffing, Technology

Don’t Let “Commoditization” In The ATS Arena Corrode The Software’s Value In the growing Applicant Tracking Software arena, we’ve increasingly seen software providers with not only insufficient resources to be responsive to their customers, but we've also seen a lack of competence in the technology. We view...