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Is Bias Undermining Your Hiring? by JoAnn Corley

Assessing candidates is key to making great hiring decisions. HR thought leader JoAnn Corley has three questions she uses to recognize and offset bias. Thank you to one of our partners, Verified First, for providing this article through their HR thought leader network. This article was originally published here. I have to say, I’ve interviewed Read more about Is Bias Undermining Your Hiring? by JoAnn Corley[…]

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Employer Ghosting Survey Results: Have You Ever Been Ghosted by a Candidate or New Hire?

Last month we invited iRecruit customers to give us their feedback on the candidate ghosting phenomenon. We asked two simple questions in a survey: “Have you ever been ghosted by an applicant?” And “Have you ever been ghosted by a new hire?” Unsurprisingly 100 percent of our customers who responded, said Yes, they had been Read more about Employer Ghosting Survey Results: Have You Ever Been Ghosted by a Candidate or New Hire?[…]

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U.S. Job Openings Hit a Record High, How Are You Managing Your Job Postings?

It was reported today that U.S. job openings have jumped to a record high of 7.3 million. Unemployment is at a historically low 6.3 million. There are more jobs than job seekers! Employers are struggling to fill roles. How to Recruit for Difficult to Fill Positions. How are you managing your job posts? Do you Read more about U.S. Job Openings Hit a Record High, How Are You Managing Your Job Postings?[…]

3 Ways to Effortlessly Re-Engage Existing Candidates

If you’ve used iRecruit, applicant tracking system, for a while chances are you have thousands of candidates in your database that you’ve never hired. These applicants selected your positions and applied months or even years ago. So now, if you have new positions available, the same types of roles that these candidates previously applied to, Read more about 3 Ways to Effortlessly Re-Engage Existing Candidates[…]

iRecruit Recruitment Marketing 101 Training

iRecruit Recruitment Marketing 101 Training from Cost Management Services We invite you to join us this Friday, November 30th at 1:00pm Eastern Time for Recruitment Marketing 101 training. Recruitment Marketing 101 Best practices to increase your reach and attract the most qualified candidates. We’ll cover lots of tips and tricks to improve your candidate communication and Read more about iRecruit Recruitment Marketing 101 Training[…]

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s Ten Target Groups

Learn about the ten Work Opportunity Tax Credit Target Groups in this slide share from Cost Management Services. WOTC is a federal Tax Credit for businesses who hire individuals who fall under one of these target groups that include veterans. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s Ten Target Groups from Cost Management Services As an iRecruit Read more about The Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s Ten Target Groups[…]

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Have You Been Ghosted by a Candidate?

Several months ago LinkedIn did a fantastic feature on  candidates ghosting employers, and how it was driving them crazy. If you’re not familiar with the term “ghosting” Urban Dictionary describes it as “When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they’re dating, with zero warning or notice before hand. You’ll Read more about Have You Been Ghosted by a Candidate?[…]

Seasonal Hiring: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Last week we posted about Project Planning For Seasonal Hiring. One thing to consider if you are getting ready for seasonal hiring is the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Whether you are hiring 10 employees or 100 employees (or more) your company may be eligible for employment tax credits via the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). Read more about Seasonal Hiring: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit[…]

iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications July 2018

iRecruit’s customers have received an average of 185 new employment applications in the month of June. This trends up slightly from June which showed an average 174. This number actually varies based on the number of jobs posted.   About iRecruit No matter how many applications you receive each month, managing and responding to candidates can be Read more about iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications July 2018[…]

iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications May 2018

iRecruit’s customers have received an average of 202 new employment applications in the month of May. The upward trend continues on from 177 in April, and 170 in March. This number actually varies based on the number of jobs posted.   About iRecruit No matter how many applications you receive each month, managing and responding to Read more about iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications May 2018[…]

iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications April 2018

iRecruit’s customers have received an average of 177 new employment applications in April 2018. This shows a slight uptick in recruiting activity from previous month 170 in March. This number actually varies based on the number of jobs posted. About iRecruit No matter how many applications you receive each month, managing and responding to candidates can be a Read more about iRecruit Average Number of Employment Applications April 2018[…]

iRecruit Average Applications March 2018

iRecruit’s customers have received an average of 170 employment applications in the month of March 2018. This trend is continuing down slightly from last month, which averaged 175 new employment applications in February, and  216 in January. This number actually varies based on the number of jobs posted. About iRecruit No matter how many applications you receive each month, Read more about iRecruit Average Applications March 2018[…]