Technology

Smart Businesses Look to The Future

03 December in Applicant Tracking Systems, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

Companies that embrace digital technologies in their talent acquisition functions are two times more likely to improve quality of hire and retention, and three times more likely to improve the candidate experience. Source: Digital Transformation in Talent Acquisition study from Aptitude Research and Alexander Mann...

Make Your Staffing Firm the Talk of Thanksgiving

21 November in Best Practices, HR Technology, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Across the nation, employers and job seekers will be checking out of their daily routine for a much-deserved long weekend. How can your staffing agency stay top of mind during this time – and even gain sales leads, followers and...

AI: A Recruiter’s Friend Not Foe

16 November in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), HR Technology, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology

Halloween this year was extra special as SmartSearch was invited up to San Jose to sponsor the most recent event for the Silicon Valley chapter of CSP. The event was located at the LinkedIn campus in Sunnyvale, and the conference room we were in was...

AI and Recruiting

Webinar Recap: AI and Recruiting: 5 Factors You Must Know

07 November in Analytics, Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Metrics, Recruiting, SmartPractices, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Workforce, Workplace

On November 7, 2019, Meghan M. Biro, CEO, TalentCulture lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar that addressed the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and how it is impacting talent acquisition and staffing. According to a McKinsey Global Institute research report, “AI could deliver $13 trillion in...

Staffing Website Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

21 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, HR Technology, Marketing, Sales, Staffing, Technology

Is your website producing all the results it could (and should) for your firm? Maybe it's time to look at it with a fresh set of eyes. Design trends, tools, and best practices evolve at breakneck speed. Over time, the branding of your site may no...

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...

Vendor Neutrality: Why Is It important?

09 August in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, HR Technology, Marketing, Sales, Technology

While at the 2019 California Staffing Professionals conference, I had the great pleasure of speaking with David Searns, CEO at Haley Marketing. Haley Marketing serves a number of our mutual clients and is a frequent contributor to our blog. David and his organization partner with...

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...