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Six Ways Background Screening Boosts Your Bottom Line

Successful companies operate in a way that positively impacts their profitability. Every department, from operations to human resources, create processes and solutions that are influenced by the bottom line. Although background screenings might seem like just another item to check off before hiring a candidate, it goes far beyond that. … Continue reading

posted on 20 Sep 2017

The Perfect Number to Interview Mastery

What is the typical process for hiring at your company? While most companies conduct several rounds of interviews with senior executives, junior positions require as little as one meeting. Per standard practice, most positions fall somewhere in the middle. What is the “perfect number?” Where is the line between too … Continue reading

posted on 14 Sep 2017

7 Tips to Successfully Post Jobs to Indeed Free

As part of HiringThing’s continued goal to deliver hiring happiness, we put together a list of tips to make the process of posting to Indeed a bit happier. These tips, curated from through our Indeed partnership, are specifically tailored towards gaining organic (free) visibility on Indeed.  While they are best … Continue reading

posted on 07 Sep 2017

HiringThing Places Again on the 2017 FrontRunners Quadrant

Great news! HiringThing has placed again on the 2017 FrontRunners quadrant for ATS software. More than 315 products were evaluated, and only those with top scores made the quadrant. HiringThing placed in the Contenders quadrant to which FrontRunners designates software systems who may focus on a more specialized set of … Continue reading

posted on 31 Aug 2017

Five Ways to Modernize the Hiring Process

Like many businesses, your human resources department could probably use a boost to get your hiring process up to speed with today’s job market. With so many companies using new and innovative techniques for screening candidates, it’s easy for potential employees to overlook businesses who use outdated methods. Here are … Continue reading

posted on 21 Aug 2017

5 Things Your Employees Need to Know About Cyber Security

In the world of cybercrime, “the bad guys” prey on the most vulnerable. It’s not going to be your business’s IT leader whose computer is hacked; it will be the employee on the ground floor. A Global Information Security survey conducted by EY showed that 44% of executives deem employees the greatest cyber … Continue reading

posted on 17 Aug 2017

How to Hire the Most Motivated Employees

It’s no secret that employee motivation is a critical component of any organization’s success. Whether you call it internal drive, grit, desire, or just commitment to getting the job done, the employees with higher motivation achieve far greater results than less motivated peers. Studies continue to demonstrate the direct relationship … Continue reading

posted on 02 Aug 2017