The 8 Best Recruiting Software Options – 2020 Review

Recruiting software is the modern way to source and hire top-level talent. These tools help businesses, hiring managers, HR teams, and staffing firms streamline the recruiting process. Without recruiting software, you’re forced to complete extra steps, which is inefficient. You’ll have to manually post open positions on multiple job boards. Then you’ll have to schedule interviews from various sources individually. It ends up being a headache, and you might not even find the most qualified applicants. This leads to higher employee churn, and potentially tens of thousands of dollars wasted. Whether you’re a small business that hires a handful of employees per year, a large company that hires dozens of applicants at scale, or a recruiting agency that matches qualified candidates with various organizations, recruiting software will make your life easier. The Top 8 Best Recruiting Software Continue below for our in-depth reviews on the top eight recruiting tools on […]

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HR Strategies to Help Your Business Navigate the New ‘Normal’

What managers need to know in regard to managing their employees as workplaces continue to evolve. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! June 16, 2020 2 min read No business is immune to the massive changes resulting from the health crisis. Organizations have proven themselves to be agile, and employees have demonstrated adaptability by working in varying environments. Over the last several weeks, 92 percent of businesses made efforts to shift to a remote workforce, according to a recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll and TriNet to better understand broad COVID-19 related sentiment. As companies stay the course but also look toward the future—when workers begin returning to physical office locations—managers need to understand the complexities of change that will have to be managed. More than 70 percent of small- and medium-size business owners who participated in the recent survey said […]

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The 7 Best Applicant Tracking Software – 2020 Review

Applicant tracking software—better known as ATS software—is a tool dedicated to recruitment and hiring. ATS software is used by hiring managers and HR departments for internal hiring needs. But it’s also trusted by staffing and recruitment agencies that work as a third-party between businesses and applicants. Basic applicant tracking solutions have been around for decades. With that said, modern ATS software is the best way to manage recruiting and talent acquisition at scale. Without an ATS system, businesses will struggle to recruit and hire top-level talent. Blindly posting jobs on your website and random boards is not efficient. In addition to reaching a wider pool of qualified applicants, ATS software makes it much easier to manage data from various sources, which typically poses logistical challenges at scale. From small businesses to enterprise-level HR teams and recruitment agencies, this guide covers the best applicant tracking software on the market today. The […]

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10 Powerful Women Leaders of HR Share Their Most Effective Strategies to Retain Great Employees

‘Don’t leave the newbie hanging after they show up,’ says Rachel Book of Fidelity Investments. ‘Check in often, and ensure they can bring their real self to the office.’ October 17, 2019 13 min read This story originally appeared on Authority Magazine Does your company have a high turnover rate? Employee turnover can be extremely pricey. So how can your company increase its employee retention rate and keep its turnover rate low? What’s the best way to create a culture that helps to retain and engage its talent? A recent series in Authority Magazine profiled nearly one hundred HR directors from successful companies, asking each one to share their three most effective strategies to retain employees. Here are some of the highlights.  These interviews have been edited for length and clarity.  Jo Deal (LogMeIn Chief Human Resources Officer) Image credit: via Authority Magazine My focus tends to be on engaging our employees. If we […]

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5 Steps to Investing Wisely in Human Capital Development

Investing in your workers is always cheaper than training their replacement. November 27, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “Human capital development” has definitely achieved buzzword status. As a phrase, it’s ubiquitous in the entrepreneurship and business-oriented press. You can even study it through a certification program at an Ivy League university. But what, exactly, is human capital development? More importantly, why is it so important for business success, and how does a small business owner go about actually investing in it the right way? Sure, it might make sound financial sense — and constitute a relative drop in the budget bucket — for a large company. But, does it even make sense for smaller businesses, with smaller budgets that may already be stretched thin? Use the following five-step program to create your company’s best human capital development strategy and tactics. 1. Understand what human capital […]

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When Writing Your Business Plan, Be Sure to Include This

A plan to outsource back office departments can save you time and money. June 15, 2018 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Since the inception of my company enBio, we have outsourced human resources and payroll. If you’re ready to start a business, I suggest you do the same and make sure to include that in your business plan. Running an internal HR and payroll department is an expensive undertaking — especially for startups, small and mid-sized companies. Outsourcing will save you time, resources and importantly, money. Here’s a breakdown of what I have found over the years of running my company. The benefits of outsourcing HR For starters, outsourcing HR will likely save you money as it helps reduce the cost of maintaining nonrevenue-generating back-office expenses. A fully-functional human resources department requires additional office space and highly-trained and experienced HR staff. Related: 10 New Age HR Software […]

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