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Investing in Your ATS Purchase

03 January in Applicant Tracking Systems, Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Part one Investing in a new applicant tracking system is a costly and time-consuming endeavor. It's important to understand what is motivating you to make this purchase. Is your current system inadequate? Does it lack the flexibility to grow with your on-going business needs? There are...

Human Resources in the Digital World

07 December in Applicant Tracking Systems, Careers, HR Technology, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

My son was recently applying online for a department store job. He took care in his selection and brought his options down to four retailers. In discussing the outcome of his pursuit in the hunt for a coveted job, I found it interesting when he...

Legislation Around Candidate Salaries and Your Recruiting Strategy

01 November in Business, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Legal, News Updates, Recruiting, Staffing

On July 2018, Massachusetts will become the first state to forbid employers from asking candidates about their salary history directly impacting the current employment laws. This ruling will help level the playing field by giving all job seekers the right to expect equal pay for equal work...

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...

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....