When to consider upgrading your Applicant Tracking System

When to Consider Upgrading Your Applicant Tracking System

How do you know when it’s time to upgrade your applicant tracking system?  There are few things to consider and understand to help you know if an upgrade is warranted.  First, you need to understand and evaluate your situation from different perspectives. It must make sense from the employer standpoint as well as the candidate […]

Rec Tech: What are the best Recruiting Technologies?

Is Rec Tech a part of your recruiting process?

Digital Transformation, neologism, and Rec Tech (Recruiting Technology).  What is ‘Neologism’ you ask?  Well, Neologism is defined as a newly coined word or expression, or the coining or use of new words.  Since the cloud revolution began several years ago, tech start-ups fueled by investor capital and programmers armed with elegant programming languages have been […]

Is a Satisfaction Guarantee Important to Selecting a Recruiter?

Should recruiting agencies provide a money-back guarantee or placement guarantees?

Let’s face it, the staffing and recruiting industry doesn’t have the greatest reputation.  Many companies have hired a recruiter and paid hefty fees that yielded little or no ROI. As a result, we encounter a lot of resistance from companies needing to hire key talent and for good reason. Most of these companies (who are […]

What are the Benefits of Outsourcing All or Some of Your Recruiting Department?

Should you consider an external recruiting department?

In our world, running companies and their departments as lean and efficiently as possible directly affects a company’s bottom line. Human Resources is no different. Finding the right combination of FTE’s (full time equivalents), contractors and outsourced responsibilities can maximize an organization’s time and money. Following are some great examples of why outsourcing all or […]

Why is a recruiter’s technology stack important when selecting a recruiting firm?

Find out why a recruiter's technology stack matters when it comes to filling your jobs.

Technology has come a long way in the last 25 years!  Information systems, like mainframes, have been around much longer. However, the advent of the internet, client-server networks, mobile applications, and now artificial intelligence and machine learning have led to considerable advances in business process and capabilities. That said, there’s no arguing the fact that […]

Why is Process Important When Selecting a Recruiting Firm?

Why Process is Important When Selecting a Recruiter

Let’s face it, few things can be done repeatedly well without having a process.  Whether it is manufacturing a product, designing a website, or training your employees on an important task, the process should be well defined. Furthermore, the process should be continuously improving to achieve the desired results.  Miriam-Webster defines “process” as: Progress, Advance; […]

Why does reputation matter when selecting a recruiting firm?

Why does reputation matters when selecting a recruiting firm?

Let’s face it, reputation is important.  “Branding” is a thing.  The marketing/branding industry, marketing and communications departments, and even reputation management systems (ex. Net Promoter Score) are designed with the purpose of improving reputation. Just about every app or website we use provides users with the ability to rate our experience with a product or […]

Why does experience matter when selecting a recruiting firm?

Why experience matters when choosing a recruiter/

Finding a good recruiter can be difficult.  Like many professional service firms, there are many to choose from. While you can search online for just about any professional service, determining who is the best in the sea of options is much more difficult.   In this article we provide insights into why experience matters and […]

What is Diversity, Inclusion and Equity?

How do diversity, inclusion, and equity programs impact culture?

Peter Drucker, a legendary management consultant once wrote, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” This is not to suggest that strategy is unimportant. Rather, that an organization with clear and widely employed vision, mission, and values is a more certain path to success.  So, how do diversity, inclusion, and equity programs impact culture?  To better understand […]

What Talent Acquisition Looks Like During A Pandemic

Talent Acquisition During a Global Pandemic

As we slide into 2021, the global pandemic is far from over despite introducing a new vaccine. Covid caused turmoil for businesses in every industry. Local governments issued a slew of overnight changes and shelter in place orders to help stop the virus from spreading. In some ways, it changed the way we work and […]