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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...

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...

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...

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...

A Smart, Earth-friendly Approach to Business

26 June in Articles, Best Practices, Human Business, Technology, Uncategorized, Workplace

How we conduct business today can happen in myriad ways, but one of the most important things is to unburden our planet with tactics that work against the protection of our planet. We have many options to reduce ink consumption, unnecessary printing which destroys our forests...

Why You Need to Call Your HR Vendor

30 March in Articles, Best Practices, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Sales, Technology

Look around you. Life can be a comedy of errors, as well as a good boost of comedic relief. What does this have to do with HR? With staffing? With recruiting? In short, everything! Recruiting and technology are bedfellows… an undeniable fact of the 21st century....

The Hiring Manager is Your Recruiting Partner

30 March in Articles, Best Practices, Customer Service, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workplace

The hiring manager is a critical player in the hunt for new talent. They will have full responsibility for the performance, engagement, and retention of their new report, so why do many brands find working with them an adversarial relationship? Primarily, the lack of communication...

The Evolution of Customer Relationships

29 March in Articles, Best Practices, Customer Service, Sales

Often times, I find companies proclaim a devout loyalty to customers, which can be unfounded. Customer loyalty is when a strong, and often times, a symbiotic relationship exists between the service/product provider and the end-user / customer. There’s an emotional connection… one which goes beyond...