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“I’ve already provided this information!” – How an integrated ATS and screening solution can help HR and stop irritating candidates.

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Few things bother consumers as much as having a phone support rep tell them to provide their account number, even though they already had to enter it just to be able to speak with the rep to begin with. Unfortunately for HR, this also occurs frequently during job applications, especially when the applicant tracking system […]

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Background Screening Impressions at SHRM

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I had the pleasure of attending the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Annual Conference in Las Vegas last week and met lots of exciting, interesting and passionate HR practitioners from all over the United States and around the world. After attending several sessions and speaking with numerous people, here are some of my top […]

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Five HR Technology Questions to Ask Providers at SHRM 2015

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hiring is increasing month over month and unemployment is at its second lowest rate since May 2008. In this increasingly tight labor market, employers are competing to hire the best candidates for their organizations; it is critical that human resources technology interacts meaningfully with employers and candidates alike […]

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4 Actions to Improve the Candidate Experience

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In the new candidate-driven market, there is little room for mistakes when fighting for qualified talent. Candidates want to feel like they are valued and might seek other opportunities if they feel like their time is being wasted. Besides deterring good talent, your company could suffer other losses by sticking to a bad recruiting process. […]

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How HR Tech Can Improve The Candidate Experience

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There’s little doubt that we are quickly moving towards a candidate’s market. There are all kinds of stats I could present to prove my point. But if you’re an HR professional, you probably don’t need any data to validate your own personal experience. Chances are that you’re overwhelmed with open requisitions for new job openings, […]

Talent Shortage – What It Means To Employers?

Talent Shortage – What It Means To Employers?

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The markets are at record highs while unemployment rates are consistently dropping. Does that mean we are in a candidate friendly market? Listening to anecdotal information from recruiters, it certainly seems that way. But is there any additional data to support this argument? As it happens, we recently conducted our annual Employment Screening Benchmark survey […]