The Applicant Manager Blog

3 March, 2020

How AI-Based Recruitment Technology Could Change Hiring Forever

We’re not just talking about artificial intelligence (AI) anymore; it’s now being utilized in almost every industry, and recruiting is no exception. In fact, AI in recruitment has really been dominating the recruiting technology space, specifically because of its ability to do two very important things: eliminate bias and identify top talent quickly and easily.

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28 February, 2020

The Complete Guide to an Efficient Hiring Process

It can be tempting to rush the hiring process in the interest of having a position filled as quickly as possible. However, to make the hiring process truly efficient, which in the end will ensure that it is filled quickly, take the time required to establish an efficient hiring process before you have any openings at all.

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19 November, 2019

How Technology Can Standardize the Five Stages of Recruiting

How much of the sourcing, interview, and hiring process are you leaving to chance? Ironically, corporate production is a numbers game, but many times the recruiting process runs more on gut feel than a standardized process.

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12 November, 2019

The Challenges of Nonprofit Recruitment – and How to Make It Better

All recruiting is not equal. Corporate recruiting is different from the process of sourcing and hiring in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit recruitment is more challenging and differs from for-profit efforts to find talent in three key ways. Here’s why nonprofit recruiting can be so difficult, and how hiring teams can improve their chances of success.

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8 November, 2019

New to Working for Uncle Sam? Don’t Neglect Federal Contractor Requirements in Recruiting

If you’ve newly entered the world of being a federal contractor, you may be less familiar with some of the requirements related to recruiting. No doubt you’ve already had a handle on the rules of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for a while, but now it’s important to clearly understand the rulings of the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP) as well.

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5 November, 2019

Employee Recruitment Strategies for a Low-Unemployment Economy

There are several challenges for recruiters in a high-employment economy. While low unemployment is good for workers and the overall economy, it can be frustrating for an individual business struggling to fill positions.

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31 October, 2019

From Hotels to Cruise Ships: How to Recruit Hospitality Staff

The shortage of technology workers in the U.S. has been widely publicized. But they’re not the only industry struggling to find qualified workers. PCMA calls it the “perfect storm for the hospitality industry,” as regulators tighten immigration policies and unemployment hovers below 4%. Business Insider reports there are currently one million unfilled jobs in the hospitality industry today.

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29 October, 2019

Hiring Hard Hats Done Right: Construction Recruitment Best Practices

Like most industries, the construction field is feeling the pinch of labor shortages — and it’s going to get worse. The latest statistics show 79% of construction firms want to hire new staff. However, the industry will only grow the workforce by .5% annually for the next decade.

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