May 30, 2017

Nontraditional Grads: Who They Are & Why You Should Recruit Them

Spring is in full swing and that means new grads are crossing the stage and finally starting a career in a field for which they have real passion. This is an exciting time for employers, too. CareerBuilder found that 74% of employers are planning to hire a recent college graduate this year, an increase from 2016’s 67%. In fact, it’s the highest outlook since 2007. And some music to graduate ears? What's even better, these employers are ready to offer higher pay for specific skills.

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Candidate Experience

May 26, 2017

How MetaBank Streamlines Recruiting with ClearCompany

"One of HR's strategic objectives is developing an Enhanced Recruiting strategy." 

MetaBank, a federally chartered bank headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, provides an exceptional customer experience. When it came to candidate and hiring team experience, however, they needed to refresh their process: 

"We needed to use our recruiters' time more effectively, so they could focus on the candidate experience rather than doing administrative tasks." 

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Hiring Managers, Candidate Experience, ATS

May 21, 2017

5 Proven Strategies to Increase Candidate Flow

Truly successful recruiters all have one thing in common: They think differently. To gain a competitive edge in recruiting, thinking outside the box is a necessity: 31% of recruiters say their number one obstacle is a shortage of candidates.

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Candidate Experience

May 14, 2017

From Intern to Employee: The Right Moves to Make

Getting an internship is one of the best things a student can do to jump-start their professional career. While a paid internship is always preferable, even unpaid internships offer valuable on-site job experience that just can’t be obtained through college. In fact, 61.4% of students in a 2014 study had previous internship experience before they were offered a job.

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Candidate Experience

January 29, 2017

20 Little Known Ways to Get Hired Fast

Time to hire is at its highest, with the entire hiring process taking roughly 23 days. The length can leave many job seekers less than optimistic when looking for a new career. If you’re looking to make a move soon, you may wonder if there’s anything you can do to speed up a lengthy process. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of 20 things you can do to get hired faster.

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Candidate Experience

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