The Applicant Manager Blog

Subscribe to Email Updates

Search

Recent Posts

Is it better to hire contract or full-time?

Is it better to hire contract or full-time?

In today's world, there are many different hiring practices. There are full-time workers, part-time workers, contract workers who freelance, contract-to-hire and so on. With contract hiring websites such as Jobble and Upwork, some positions can easily be filled...

Search Results

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.

read more…

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. 

read more…

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