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How to Get the Most out of your HR Software

How to Get the Most out of your HR Software

Many recruiters make use of an applicant tracking system, otherwise known as recruiting software. This investment in a software can help keep track of candidates, job orders and even help make the placement process much more efficient.  Along with it are features that...

5 Tips to Improve Hospitality Recruiting

5 Tips to Improve Hospitality Recruiting

As a wide industry that often gets thrown around in conversation, hospitality is quite large. One of the main factors of any hospitality company is that they have customer satisfaction as one of their goals. Examples include sectors such as entertainment, travel, food...

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Month: August 2019
Recruiting Millennials: What the New Largest Cohort Wants in a Workplace

Recruiting Millennials: What the New Largest Cohort Wants in a Workplace

Recruiting Millennials

Today, just about everyone is interested in how to recruit and retain millennials, i.e., the population born between 1981 and 1996. This year, millennials surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living population cohort, with more than 73 million of them in the marketplace. With the unemployment rate at its lowest rate since 1969, recruiting millennials should be an important part of any company’s hiring strategy.

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Onboarding vs New Employee Orientation: What’s the Difference?

Onboarding vs New Employee Orientation: What’s the Difference?

Onboarding vs New Employee Orientation

Orientation and onboarding are often used interchangeably by many people – even some within human resources (HR). However, the two concepts are distinct from each other, but both are extremely valuable when it comes to retaining your newest hire. Let’s take a closer look at how onboarding and orientation have a huge impact on employee engagement. 

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Why the Best Recruiting Software Provides Value, Not Just Features

Why the Best Recruiting Software Provides Value, Not Just Features

Best Recruiting Software

When shopping for recruiting software, most people look at two things: features and price. They check to see if the solution has the basic features that they need and whether it fits their budget. While obviously important, we have found that looking at an applicant tracking system (ATS) based on just these criteria won’t necessarily guarantee the best fit for your organization. Instead, focusing on the value that an ATS can bring to your organization is more important. read more…

HR Process Automation: How an ATS Can Streamline Your Onboarding

HR Process Automation: How an ATS Can Streamline Your Onboarding

HR Process Automation

Bringing new employees into your company is exciting – after a thorough application, interview, and vetting process, it’s time for their first day. New employees are ready to learn about the company; they want to meet their new team and learn about a new job.  So, why ask employees to start their first day by filling out a pile of forms? Furthermore, modern employees often work remotely or apart from where the HR team works, so filling out a pile of new-hire documents and getting them to the right place is even more of a challenge.   read more…