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Optimizing Email Communication in an Applicant Tracking System

Posted by Kerrie McCarthy

Mar 7, 2013 11:09:00 AM

One of the most repetitive elements of recruiting are the emails. Out of your pool of candidates, you’ll always have one offs, but then there are the emails you find yourself sending over and over and over again. Word processors brought seeming salvation with their templates and mail merges, but that still involved a lot of manual work each time you wanted to actually send out those communications. Miss one field and you end up calling your ideal candidate by the wrong name or informing them verbatim that “PositionTitle at CompanyName is currently on hold.”

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Topics: Recruiting, Tips, HRTech, Applicant Tracking

6 Rules To Write A Great Job Description

Posted by HRM Direct

Feb 19, 2013 10:31:00 AM

Developing the skills to write a great job description can be an extremely slow process. Take a look at some of these tips to get a quick refresher if you haven’t had the luxury of years of practice: 

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Topics: Recruiting, Tips, Attracting Talent, Job Descriptions

Strong Hiring Manager-Recruiter Relationships Will Make the Best Hire

Posted by Afton Funk

Sep 13, 2012 1:06:00 PM

By: Don Kim

As a recruiter, it is your job to know your client company and find the best possible fit for their open position.  Delivering an excellent candidate to your client not only makes them happy, but it also increases your credibility as a competent recruiter.

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Topics: Recruiting, Tips, Hiring Managers

Shake Up Your Interviews with 10 Questions to get Insightful & Useful Responses from Candidates

Posted by Afton Funk

Mar 11, 2012 9:56:00 AM

Most job candidates will have heard the same types of interview questions reworded a thousand times by the time they interview with your company.  With candidates ready for every question you have, it can be hard to garner sincere responses in an interview.  But without those sincere responses, how will you ever know if a candidate is a good fit for your company?  The answer is you probably won’t!  Below are some questions that can help to get past the pre-packaged answers and see the person behind the resume:

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Topics: Recruiting, Tips, Interviews

Getting on the Applicant Tracking Treadmill

Posted by Colin Kingsbury

Feb 18, 2008 11:51:00 AM

As the end of January quickly approaches a lot of us start thinking about those new years resolutions... Moises over at the Sourcing Corner asks whether there is some sort of corporate fitness program out there to get businesses into shape:

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Topics: Recruiting, Tips