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Use Your HR Software to Automate Your Off-boarding

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Just as recruiting and onboarding are important business functions, so too are off-boarding, resignations and terminations. Off-boarding may not seem as critical since the staffers in questions are breaking up with you (or you with them). But in fact, no matter what the circumstances of your split, like it or not, your ex-employees have the power to be brand detractors …

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4 Ways to Improve Your Management with Automation

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Gone are the days when there were fences around functions. HR and accounting were once bastions of data where managers and stake-holders had to wait for periodic reports or beg for ad hoc reports in the interim or for special needs. With automation tools accessible company-wide, those with permission can create their own reports, gather their own data and get …

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How Improving Onboarding Can Make Your Company Better

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Whether you’re the new hire or the company doing the hiring, the recruiting process can be exciting. But that glorious momentum can hit the brakes if your onboarding program is paper-driven and takes forever. Why go to all the trouble to pinpoint stellar new talent if only to disengage them right out of the gate? Instead, consider making your onboarding …

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How to Make Your Applicant Tracking System More Alluring to Candidates

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While applicant tracking systems are a boon to employers because they boost productivity and save us tons of time, for candidates they are a bane for the most part. No one likes to think about being parsed by a piece of software to determine their worth – yet that’s what resume sifting does. One important thing to consider when you’re …

Why Your Small Business Needs HR Automation

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As a small business owner – or a decision maker for a small business – you know that cost and profits are critically important. While larger companies may have the financial wherewithal to withstand a bad business decision or two, you probably don’t have that luxury. Choosing Jobscience for your hiring and human resources functions is one of the best …

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Correcting and Avoiding Compliance Issues Using Your Applicant Tracking System

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If you work with the government, you may be subject to compliance standards in hiring that many smaller firms and private businesses don’t have to worry about. That being said, when it comes to hiring, any company can be sued for employment discrimination if the candidate feels they were ruled out because they fall into a protected class. The liability …

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How Recruiting Software Improves Accountability in the Hiring Process

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Ever play the blame game? It’s popular with four year olds and office workers of all ages across the country. When mistakes happen and balls get dropped, people like to point their fingers away from themselves and at their co-workers to deflect blame and avoid consequences. This is unfortunate but common and can lead to a toxic work environment. Prior …

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Onboarding Mistakes Your Applicant Tracking System Can Correct

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If you’ve got a robust applicant tracking system like Jobscience, you may be able to automate a good bit of your onboarding process to eliminate mistakes that can get your company off on the wrong foot with your new staffer. We’ve written before how lax onboarding can disengage new hires and how automating some of these important tasks can benefit …

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3 Necessary Interactions to Supplement Your Recruiting Software and Hiring Process

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The great thing about recruiting software is that it automates so many of the tedious manual processes that can clog the hiring works. But there comes a point where the software can become an impediment to the process – particularly if quality candidates become discouraged, disengaged or disinterested because they’ve had no actual human contact while they’ve been churning through …

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Use Your Applicant Tracking System to Drive Employer Branding

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Sure your applicant tracking system is great for doing what the name indicates – tracking your applicants – but did you know there’s lots more it can be doing to help your company? In fact, your ATS can help drive and reinforce your employer branding which can increase the response rates to your ads (which can be a Catch-22) but …

4 Reasons Your Company (Big or Small) Needs an Applicant Tracking System Now

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No matter your business niche, if you’re not already using an applicant tracking system, you should consider investigating in this human resources efficiency tool sooner rather than later. Even if your company is small, an applicant tracking system can be one of the most affordable ways to find the best candidates. In small companies where each employee makes up a …

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3 Ways to Get More from Your Recruiting Software

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Cloud based technology is a great way to enhance your business, but the tech itself isn’t everything. As we’ve written before, automating inefficient processes will hold your business back from realizing the full potential of your recruiting software. In addition to evaluating your processes, look for weak spots, streamline your recruiting efforts and consider these three ways you can get …

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Fast Track Onboarding with a Cloud Based App

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When you’re in the process of recruiting talent to your firm, you work hard to sell your company and what’s great about being part of the team. As soon as the offer is accepted though and there’s the hand off to HR for onboarding, that feel-good sensation may come to an abrupt halt. Your new staffer may quickly become disenchanted …

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5 Manual Tasks Recruiting Software Can Automate

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If you’re an HR pro, recruiter, hiring manager or other similar role, there are many aspects of your job you likely enjoy. On the flip side, there are many boring, repetitious tasks – usually involving paper shuffling – that you’ve no doubt come to dread. In addition to allowing you to compete effectively in the modern recruiting environment, good recruiting …