5 Ways to Use Texting in Recruiting

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Updated July 5, 2021 Many companies are using recruiting texting in their hiring operations. The open rates for marketing texts are legendary. Some studies put the text open rate above 90%! Compare that with around 45% for emails. No Communication is More Immediate Consider this: if a person has set up texting notifications, they can…

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How Manager Feedback and Interview Evaluations Improve Hiring in 2021

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Updated July 5, 2021. Learn how to standardize your interview evaluation process. This is the best way to identify best-fit talent and collaborate effectively. Candidate Evaluation Forms For Interview Feedback What is a candidate evaluation form? It’s a tool that allows members of the hiring team to rate applicants based on the same criteria. It…

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How To Hire Your Next Employee Series: How to Create a Job Description

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This is the first post in the ApplicantStack series: Hiring Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. We’ll show you how to create and manage job descriptions with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description Prescreening Preparation Post Job to Job Boards Candidate Screening Schedule Interviews…

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Why Structured Interviews are Critical [Win at Hiring in 2021]

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Updated March 25, 2021 What are Structured Interviews? A structured interview uses a uniform script of questions. As a result, the interviewer follows the same script for each candidate. To be effective, the questions should be chosen specifically for the job skills. In addition, you should have questions that identify behavioral attributes. In contrast, in…

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Game On! Win at 2021 Healthcare Hiring

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Healthcare Hiring: Catch Top Talent With Our Essential Hiring Guide An explosion in healthcare hiring helped boost job gains to 174,000 in January 2021–more than triple original estimates. Clearly, healthcare employers are facing stiff competition. Need to win at healthcare hiring in 2021? We’ve got you covered with our in-depth hiring playbook. It’s designed for…

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Why 2021 Hiring is Hopeless Without an Applicant Tracking System

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5 minute read. Updated November 20, 2020. What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? An applicant tracking system is a type of HR software that automates the hiring and onboarding process.  Why is 2021 hiring hopeless without one? Let’s talk about it. Acquiring talent for a small or medium size business has never been easy.…

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7 Skills-Based Hiring Best Practices: Hire for Skills, Not Just Degrees

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Skills-based hiring is back on the front burner, thanks to a late June announcement from the White House about an executive order that allows federal agencies to prioritize skills-based hiring over education-based requirements. The federal government employs about 3% of the US workforce, which is no small number. Extend that to the entire government sector…

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