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5 Reasons Companies Are Buying Applicant Tracking Systems

Nolan Gray Staffing

As technology has become more affordable, businesses of all sizes have begun using applicant tracking systems (ATS) to streamline their recruitment process. Of those that use ATS to filter resumes, roughly 70% are able to fill their job openings this way. If your company is considering an applicant tracking system, you may be surprised to know that although it bears …

Jobscience and Talent Analytics Partner to Pre-integrate Candidate Assessment Analysis the only Unified Recruiting Platform

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 SAN FRANCISCO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. June 26, 2013 – Jobscience, Inc., the leader in unified recruiting engagement, and Talent Analytics, Corp., the leader in predicting employee performance, today announced a strategic partnership resulting in the pre-integration of Talent Analytics into Jobscience Recruiting. Talent Analytics for Jobscience™ provides recruiters and hiring managers with insights to hire candidates that will perform better …

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How to Choose Applicant Tracking Software to Fast-Track Your Recruiting

Nolan Gray Staffing

With recruiting moving faster than ever, it’s important that your technology can keep pace. One of the best ways to keep hiring collaborative and efficient is with an applicant tracking system. But how can you choose the best applicant tracking system for your company? Here’s some considerations that can help you refine the choices to make the best selection for …

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5 Reasons to Recruit Millennials

Nolan Gray Staffing

If you’ve got jobs sitting open or can’t find candidates to fill jobs within your price range, perhaps it’s time to rethink your recruitment process to make your staffing easier. A recent study made headlines describing the younger generation as unwilling to work and possessing a sense of entitlement. But many Millennials have pushed back against this supposition and instead …

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Do You Need a Workplace Bullying Policy?

Nolan Gray Staffing

If you watch the news, you hear plenty about bullying – it seems to be an epidemic. But recent studies show it’s not limited to school buses and playgrounds. It’s a serious workplace issue that needs to be addressed by an increasing number of firms. Have you seen bully behaviors at your office? If you have or worry that it …

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5 Ways to Make Your Office Cooler (and Employees Happier)

Nolan Gray Staffing

With as much time as your employees spend at the office, if they’re not happy while there, it can make them dread Monday mornings and watch the clock eagerly awaiting the end of the workday. Conversely, if they enjoy being at work and find the atmosphere pleasing and comfortable, they’ll likely work harder and not be in such a rush …

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The Mommy Factor: Tips for Retention of Working Moms

Nolan Gray Staffing

With recruiting costs to fill positions averaging 1.5 times annual salary, worker retention is critical. And one worker demographic in particular is at high risk for job abandonment – working moms – particularly new working mothers who choose to not return after giving birth. Unfortunately some businesses seem to think it’s okay to let valuable employees walk away after they …

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How Big Data Drives Better Hiring (and Breaks all the HR Rules)

Nolan Gray Staffing

Big data is out there lurking – just waiting on HR pros like you to tap into and make the most of it. And one of the ways you can utilize big data is to make better hiring decisions. We’ve written before that HR isn’t always the best source for effective hiring. And this isn’t because HR is knowingly continuing …

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“You’re Fired” 3 Mistakes Donald Trump Makes in the Boardroom

Nolan Gray Staffing

Love or hate “The Donald” you’ve got to give him credit for being a small screen hit maker. Both of his TV shows – The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice – are ratings gold. If you watch either of these you know that Trump’s catchphrase is the tersely uttered “You’re fired!” And while that’s not anything you ever want to …

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Wanna Keep Your Staff? Be a Better Boss!

Nolan Gray Staffing

Nobody knows people like the Dale Carnegie Institute. They’ve been showing us how to win friends and influence people for decades. When it comes to your staff, a recent study by Dale Carnegie Training titled What Drives Employee Engagement and Why It Matters reveals three key drivers in employee engagement. And why is engagement so important? As we’ve written before, engaged employees are …

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6 Warning Signs You’ve Got Disengaged Staff!

Nolan Gray Staffing

We’ve written before that happy, engaged workers are critical to company success. The opposite is true for those that are disaffected. But since many workers aren’t willing to complain, you may need to watch for warnings of disengagement. If you know there’s a problem, you can address it, so it’s wise to keep your eyes open for these signs that …

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Head off an ADA Complaint: Tips for Coping with Cancer at Work

Nolan Gray Staffing

As an HR pro, you’ve no doubt heard it all. We have the (sometimes terrible) privilege of knowing far more about employee’s private lives than we may want to because they come to us for questions on benefits, garnishments and other issues that are wrapped up in big life changes – some of which may be covered by legislation such …