Introducing X-Release: A Revamped Applicant Tracking System & CRM for Staffing Firms

We’re proud to announce a completely revamped RecruitBPM! On June 1st, we released a new, updated version of our Applicant Tracking System and CRM software. Designed by leaders in the staffing industry, our new platform is tailored to fit the needs of staffing firms and employment agencies. X-Release is a cloud-based, fully-scalable, end-to-end ATS and CRM solution. Try it free for 30 days.  Over the past few years, we’ve been constantly developing new features, listening to feedback from our customers, and keeping our fingers on the pulse of the staffing industry. As a result, we’ve been able to continuously update RecruitBPM to stay ahead of industry trends. However, you might have been unaware that we were also simultaneously developing a completely redesigned platform (dubbed X-Release by our developers). X-Release keeps every aspect of our original platform alive, while also introducing new features and a completely re-tooled User Interface.   What’s
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4 REASONS WHY RECRUITERS SHOULD USE AN APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

Applicant Tracking Systems, or ATS for short, help recruiters to narrow down their potential talent pool with the minimum resource usage and waste of time. In the end, it’s all about reducing your costs. The Applicant Tracking Systems of 2017 are sophisticated enough to accurately track down potential candidates against very specific job requirements – thereby helping both job seekers and recruiters to connect with each other with minimum of hassle. A considerable number of firms and organizations have seen a positive change in their recruiting systems after a switch to HR based software, CRM’s and Applicant Tracking Systems. Before going for a specific ATS, factors like level of analytics, difficulty of usage, pricing and types of integration have to be taken into consideration. But even with all these aspects, an Applicant Tracking System has a range of benefits for organizations of all sizes. Here, we have a look at
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WHY COMMUNICATION IS THE BACKBONE OF RECRUITING

Any seasoned HR professional will tell you that communication is the axle around which the wheel of recruitment spins.  Recruiting is by and large a communication centric process and any recruiter worth their salt spends the majority of their time establishing solid communication lines between themselves, the clients and candidates. Communication is the key to successfully finding clients and retaining them. Making sure that the client gets the best possible talent in the shortest possible time is the credo by which any reputable consulting firm operates. Similarly communication with the candidates is equally important in creating and maintaining a large diverse talent pool. A mistake that many new recruiters make is thinking that the communication ends with providing a client with a consultant or getting a consultant a Job. The best recruiters know that communication truly comes into play once the potential candidate has gotten the job. Someone who is
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5 WAYS TO RECRUIT LIKE A PRO

Recruitment is a tricky business, and you need to be a top recruiter to succeed. As a recruiter your number one goal is to recruit the best candidates and clients in order to be the best biller. Having years of experience in the recruitment industry, here are my top five tips that will surely help you reach your goal of becoming a top recruiter just like a pro. Important thing for you to remember is how well you can sell yourself or the services to clients because they may have many other offers but your business has you. Fee is the most critical thing for any recruiter as it can cause many difficulties later on if there is any misunderstanding about it. So make sure the fee is negotiated upfront and be clear about it. It is important to define a bottom line. It is the minimum fee that you
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5 BRAND NEW WAYS TO ATTRACT TOP TALENT BY RECRUITERS

Recruiting companies are constantly trying various things to appeal top talent. Not all of them work as expected but some do. Here you will read about some of the best and newest techniques used by top recruiters to find quality resource. 1.Hire People Not Skills There is a famous saying “hire people, not skills”, this is because it is much easier to teach someone skills rather than ask them to change their behavior and attitude. Sometimes it is more important if a candidate holds a passion towards your mission and values rather than the skills he has got. 2.Skype interviews For interviewing, smart recruiters mostly shortlist candidates through recruitment-specific calling software like Skype, ring-central, google hangouts etc. In the next phase, shortlisted or top candidates are then invited for an in-person interview with the client or recruiting team. 3.Online networking events Sometime recruiters turn to online networking platforms or events
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WHY A GOOD APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM IS CRITICAL TO BUSINESS SUCCESS?

Business owners around the world know that employees are their most valuable asset within their company. For a company that is fast growing in number, managing their applicant data is considered most important thing to do in order to optimize their recruitment process. In such cases applicant tracking system is a must have tool for an integrative talent tracking system. What is Applicant Tracking Software (ATS)? Applicant tracking system is web based solution that tracks applicants that streamline and organize the hiring process. This system can rank and organize resumes, track individual applicants, formulate screening questions, and customize questionnaire forms. Besides automatically screening resumes that are based on predefined standards, the system can also be used for posting jobs across multiple venues online. Primarily, an APS is a program that fulfills the basic recruitment needs of a company. Some Benefits of Using Applicant Tracking System As you know in the
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4 WRONGS AND 1 RIGHT ABOUT APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

One of the key features of APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM (ATS) is to scan the resumes for keywords. Here are some assumptions related to resumes to find the truth about ATS. Wrong #1: You Should Write Your Resume for the Computer and Not For the Person Matt Singelman who is CEP at Burning Glass in Boston explains that for the job seekers there are two types of news the good and the bad. He said that it’s not about just looking for the keywords as a lot of systems used to work on it. APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM provides job seekers the best match which use ‘contextualized’ instead of ‘semantic’ search. Singleman said that the bad news for the job seekers is that you have to make resumes which require customizing. You have to customize your resume for each job you apply and you have to emphasize on the experiences and specific skills.
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10 SIGNS YOUR APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM NEEDS A FIX

The Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) were introduced in late 1990’s. These systems were designed for job seekers so that they can track applicants for employers. If you think your applicant tracking system is stuck and not producing required results, then you should look for these 10 signs, if true, will mean it’s time for an update. 1.Candidate Drop-Off Rates and Experience Past: APLLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM was designed as a retailer site and it has an account functionality, shopping cart and the ones which had a username and password. Today: you can complete and submit an application on any career site in just one click. 2.Turning Every Employee in Your Company into a Recruiter and Employee Referrals Past: The employees used to visit an employee referral page to see the new updates regarding new jobs and apply to the company they know. Today: ATS has high technology that will automatically find
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10 KEY STEPS TO MAXIMIZE THE PERFORMANCE OF YOUR ATS

This article will help you increase your online referrals and shares, visibility to passive candidates, job description, and candidate response rates. You will also get some insight regarding increase in recruiter productivity when inbox recruiting is the main activity and requisition loads are heavy. You will not only be able to enhance the traffic on your site but also add unique applicants into your applicant tracking system every month. It’s commonly observed that if you can add large number of new applicants each year just by following these simple steps. By taking an advantage of assets that you might be underusing from your applicant tracking system (ATS), you can achieve desired results. A recent stat shows that investors are now showing lot of interest in ATS by investing quite heavily on it. Not only that the overall cost can exceed beyond its support team and the platform itself. If companies
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3 WAYS TO KEEP HOLD OF YOUR BEST EMPLOYEES

When someone ask you “what is the best way to keep your best employee happy?” Most probably you would say two words “increase compensation” but there are lot of other factors as well that holds a key to keep best employees at bay from competitors. Foster Clear Career Paths After financial benefits, opportunity to grow, learn and develop, is considered second biggest attraction for most working people. A common though of every person is “Where do I go from here?” or “Where will I be in five to ten years?” We also know that grass looks greener from the other side but if employer satisfies these thoughts then most of the employees will be happy to stay with the company rather than jump the ship. Those employees who are loyal to the company should be rewarded as well in terms of healthy bonuses and appreciation. Recruiting agencies usually hire people
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