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Is Your Recruiting Schedule a Nightmare? We Have the Answer!

We’ve added a heaping helping of Hiring Happiness™ to the interview scheduling process. Our goal is to eliminate the scheduling mishaps, double-bookings and back-and-forth when trying to schedule interviews, especially when you have an entire recruiting team involved. Our new Calendar does just that. Here’s what you need to know: … Continue reading

posted on 24 May 2017

Creative Ways Companies Segment Workers by Personality Type

There are many different personality types working at a company at any one time, and there is no magic bullet that helps us successfully manage them all in the same way. Different personality types require different ways of managing them. Expert managers recognize this and have learned exactly how to … Continue reading

posted on 17 May 2017

Streamline Your New Hire Experience with Onboarding Documents

We’re excited to announce an awesome new feature and powerful enhancement to our Offer Letter Wizard. You can now create custom Onboarding Documents to send to your new hires along with the offer letter. Three easy options: 1. Select from our standard pre-configured documents for the basic forms (W-4, direct … Continue reading

posted on 02 May 2017

Identify the Candidates that Fit with Wonscore

The success of your business depends on a great team. To build a great team you’ve got to identify top talent and avoid toxic employees. We’re excited to announce a new way to help you quickly hire the best candidates through our new partnership with Wonderlic. In just minutes you … Continue reading

posted on 19 Apr 2017

4 Onboarding Tips for Remote Employees

Every new employee needs to undergo a well-planned onboarding process. This includes remote employees; with modern networks spanning the globe, more companies are open to taking on virtual employees. However, some organizations find it more difficult to integrate remote workers. Long distance can create time zone and communication issues that … Continue reading

posted on 17 Apr 2017

7 Hiring Tips to Write the Plan of a Productive Interview

The more prepared to conducting an interview you are, the smoother it’ll go. However, if you don’t have much experience in the interviewing process, it might be hard to come up with a proper interview plan right away. Even if you are experienced, these tips can help you make the … Continue reading

posted on 16 Mar 2017

5 Tips for Improving the Candidate Experience

When it comes to the topic of candidate experience, we often think about it from an employment relationship perspective. But having a bad experience during the recruiting and hiring process can affect more than just whether or not a candidate would consider applying again. It could potentially cost you their … Continue reading

posted on 15 Mar 2017

HiringThing offers new job board partner, WayUp

HiringThing is excited to offer our customers access to a new free job board option. WayUp connects students and recent graduate with jobs, including internships, full-time jobs, summer and part-time jobs. Over 3 million college students and recent graduates currently use WayUp, with 1 out of every 3 students who … Continue reading

posted on 15 Mar 2017

Different ways to approach the Employee of the Quarter Event

Employers usually reassess employees’ contribution after every three to four months, as this period is considered to be long enough to show employees’ true qualities. While companies with low employee retention (like fast food chains) award their employees on a monthly basis, businesses with a more stable workforce give out … Continue reading

posted on 13 Mar 2017

How to Write a Job Posting to Attract the Right Fit

Thanks to the Internet era, job seekers don’t use local newspapers but online resources to get hired. Over 200 million people search Google for job postings, and it becomes a huge challenge for recruiters to stand out from the crowd and hunt right fits for employers. Why should you care? … Continue reading

posted on 07 Mar 2017