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Recruiting News Weekly RoundUp

This week’s recruiting news:

iRecruit Demo Schedule November
Announcing the iRecruit webinar presentation schedule for November 2013. Learn how to take control of your applicant tracking and recruitment process, and manage your applicants in a centralized, secure, cloud-based database.

Hiring Rule #1: Slackers Need Not Apply
A career involved in shipping truckloads of lettuce across the country might not seem to be a natural draw for young strivers straight out of college. But Total Quality Logistics has found a way to recruit and hire them in droves.

Do You Acknowledge Job Applicants?
In a culture where people complain about the lack of common courtesy, it seems that corporations and businesses are completely disregarding common courtesy. Is it no longer considered standard business policy to at least send an email response of some sort?

Making Your Jobs Easy to Find on Indeed
Search engines have transformed the way we find information, and how people find jobs has changed too. Understanding how and where people find job information is the foundation of successful recruitment campaigns. With over 100 million people visiting Indeed each month to search for jobs, we can provide a few tips for attracting prospective hires to your jobs.

5 Rules for Effective Job Titles
As the first thing candidates see, in bold colored lettering, the job title greatest impact on whether candidates will click on a listing. Here’s how to write good ones.

Major Retailer Bans Use of Criminal History as Factor in Job Applications
In various posts, I’ve talked about how there is a slow but increasing trend to encourage employers to “ban the box” when it comes to job applications. That catchy (yet non-descriptive phrase) refers to a checkbox that is often found on job applications that asks applicants if they have any criminal convictions.

About iRecruit 

iRecruit is a cloud-based recruiting and applicant tracking software application that allows you to track and report on all of your job applicants and positions. Find out more and take a quick screenshot tour on our website at http://www.irecruit-software.com/ or join a demo on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 11am or 2pm. Call iRecruit at 1-800-517-9099 if you have any questions.

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