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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IMPORTANT RECRUITING TRENDS TO KEEP IN MIND FOR 2017

Progressive and flexible companies are always on the lookout for factors that help them stay ahead of their competition. Be it in the field of marketing, production, technology or the company’s own workforce. Recruiting software trends in 2017 Heading into 2017, many companies are expecting hiring volumes to increase considerably – which means they need to up their recruiting game in order to attract and keep the top industry talent. LinkedIn recently published a report focusing on the recruiting trends in 2017 (particularly for small and medium sized businesses) and how the recruiting landscape is set to change in the future. Here are some of the key takeaways from the LinkedIn report: Top talent is top priority No surprises here. Hiring the right people is always going to be a priority for HR – even more so in 2017 with the number of hiring expected to increase. The need to
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4 RECRUITING CHALLENGES IN 2017 – AND HOW RECRUITBPM CAN SOLVE THEM

A recruiter’s job can be quite tough. Sometimes, it can even look purely like a sales job – and, in some ways, it is. You are selling your client on the candidate and your candidate on the job. Just about everyone who’s adept at selling would tell you – it’s pretty hard to sell something that you don’t completely understand. That’s why it’s important for a recruiter to understand their client, the job, and the candidate. It’s a pretty tall order, and mastering this skill is what separates good recruiters from great ones. That’s one challenge, recruiters face on a day to day basis. Let’s have a quick look at a few other challenges faced by today’s recruiters. 1) Shortage of talented (and qualified) workforce Probably the most problematic of all challenges faced by recruiters today is the lack of skilled employees in the market. Trying to find a talented and qualified
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3 WAYS AN ATS & CRM CAN IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF SMALL STAFFING AGENCIES

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got more things on your plate than you have time to accomplish them. The staffing industry is fast-paced, and that means that sometimes time is literally money. The more time your team spends selling and recruiting, the more ROI your staffing firm will see. So why are you still using a system that slows your team down? Sales and Recruiting Efficiency and Automation Odds are, if you’re just starting out or getting close to establishing your firm as a player in the industry, you only have a limited amount of internal resources. You may be acting as a full-desk sales and recruiting agent on your own, or you might have a small team behind you. Either way, it’s likely that your firm has more goals than means to actually achieve them. A comprehensive Applicant Tracking System and CRM software is likely the simplest solution
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3 WAYS YOUR ATS & CRM TECHNOLOGY IS PREVENTING SUCCESS

It’s 2017, but your Applicant Tracking System & CRM didn’t get the memo. Many ATS & CRM products in the market are stuck in the past because of its limited functionality and slow adoption of industry technology standards. It’s time for you to move on from outdated software, and switch to an Applicant Tracking System that is constantly evolving with the latest technology as it progresses. Cloud Based vs. Server Based ATS When it comes to practical functionality for a software as a service (SaaS), there may not be anything more important than being cloud-based. Server based systems limit how you can use your solution. If everything is hosted onsite, that means you won’t have access to your system or your information from anywhere except your office. This severely limits what you’re able to do as an organization. Instead, any SaaS that you choose to implement should be cloud-based so
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ATS/CRM YEAR IN REVIEW & 2017 UPDATES

Happy New Year! We had a great 2016, and we’re planning on doing even more in 2017. 2016 saw the addition of many new features to push RecruitBPM into the upper tier of applicant tracking and CRM solutions. From a new and improved workflow, to improved reporting and analytics and a fully customizable career portal, you can now do more than ever – without paying a penny more.  On the horizon in 2017 2017 will be a year of growth for RecruitBPM. We are already developing a cleaner, faster, and smarter product for the same low price. Along with a more efficient solution for all your applicant tracking needs, we’re also going to be adding on the following new features: – LinkedIn integration – When you’re researching a contact or a candidate on LinkedIn, you will now be able to know if that person is in your RecruitBPM solution just by browsing their
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IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA AS A HIRING TOOL IN 2015

There is no denying the fact that social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter has completely changed the way we think, communicate, interact, and do business. This is one of the main reason why top recruiters are now using such tools for hiring. According to recent survey, more than 2.1 billion people are using social media accounts. This makes it imperative that your LinkedIn, Facebook, and twitter accounts are consistent because if they are not, it does not reflect good on your brand. As a result top candidates are reluctant to apply. It is important that you keep posting your roles with relevant hashtags, which allows serious candidates to find your profile and contact you. Let’s find out how recruiters are benefitting from these social networks, and how you can use your social profiles to gain advantage in job hunt. LinkedIn LinkedIn is a social networking site that was made
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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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