Recruiting

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...

Artificial Intelligence, Networking and a Time to Learn

09 July in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Innovation, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

I’ve been to the California Staffing Professionals Conference (CSP) for the last two years; this is one of the most educational and enjoyable industry conferences. All the conferenciers have such great information to share and do it so willingly for the benefit of the staffing...

Scared of Programmatic Advertising? Let’s Face Those Fears! (part 2)

08 July in Articles, Best Practices, Human Resources, Innovation, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

The mere mention of the term "programmatic job advertising" makes staffing and recruiting professionals' eyes glaze over. Most aren't very familiar with the topic; as a result, it can seem a little intimidating. It's fine; I'm used to it! When people are scared (especially in business) they...

Webinar Recap: 2019 Background Screening and Compliance Best Practices

24 June in Articles, Best Practices, Discrimination, Diversity, HR Technology, Human Resources, Legal, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Staffing, Technology, Webinars

All companies want to make a good hire, so using a resource such as a background screening service is pretty commonplace, but this comes with preparation and planning. One item that is a must for any employer is in knowing the background screening service they...

Exploring Limitless Possibilities at the California Staffing Professionals Conference

21 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Marketing, News Updates, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing, Technology, Workforce

Small steps. Giant leaps. Limitless possibilities. This was the theme of the 2019 California Staffing Professionals Conference (CSP) held Wednesday, June 5 through Saturday, June 7 at the Hotel Irvine. The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing was the perfect backdrop to...

Scared of Programmatic Advertising? Let’s Face Those Fears! (part 1)

18 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Innovation, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Your eyes glaze over. Your head starts spinning. Your brain hurts. Are you stuck in a nightmare 400-level college class? Nope, it's worse: You've just read the first few sentences of a blog post about using programmatic job advertising software to manage recruitment spend. It's fine; I'm used to...

Employers and Job Seekers Are Looking for Knowledge – Are You Sharing Yours?

20 May in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing

What's the best way to find qualified candidates in today's tight market?  How can I improve my chances of being called for an interview?  What value do staffing and recruiting firms really deliver? These are the types of things employers and job seekers want to know. And if...

Key Elements of an Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy

01 May in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

“Ultimately, recruiting and hiring data can be correlated with business outcomes, such as increased revenue, which positions talent acquisition as a strategic function in the business.” ~Ji-A Min, Head Data scientist, Ideal Candidate SHRM Hawaii members gathered on April 30 for a presentation by Scott Ferrin,...

Webinar Recap and Recording: Uncovering Talent In The Deep Web

01 April in Articles, Best Practices, HR Technology, Human Business, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Training, Webinars

On Wednesday, March 27, SmartSearch sponsored a webinar for clients and others interested in learning how to use the deep web to uncover information and data about people when sourcing. Presenter Shally Steckerl discussed the various techniques and methodologies people can use as part of...