Recruiting News Round Up

Recruiting News and Blogs

This week’s top recruiting news from around the web: 
 
Job Applications are this Summer’s Juiciest Beach Reads (for Three in Ten Employers)
It’s summer (supposedly), which means that it’s time for yet another intellectually stimulating Fast and Furious movie, the highly anticipated debut of the new Miller Lite bottle and, of course, CareerBuilder’s annual Summer Jobs Forecast.

10 Things to Ask When Purchasing Applicant Tracking Software
Are you planning on purchasing applicant tracking, recruiting software in the near future? Applicant tracking systems allow you to track and manage all of those applicants in one place, prevent discrimination, and save money. If you’ve been tasked with researching your next online recruitment software, we have a few questions you should ask during your next demo.

Has LinkedIn Changed the Way You Hire?
A small-business guide we’ve just published discusses several examples of how companies are using online tools to revamp their hiring processes. One example is Eldridge Capital, an asset-backed lender based in Toronto that recently introduced an offshoot, Zillidy, to issue small loans to small businesses.

Creating a Custom Job Application for Online Recruitment
Creating a custom job application form for online recruitment is simple with iRecruit. iRecruit’s application forms are extremely flexible and customizable. Forms are broken down into sections. Each section can be turned on or off as needed on your forms.

Online Hiring Tools Are Changing Recruiting Techniques
It can seem improbable given the still-sluggish monthly unemployment reports, but in some sectors small businesses are desperate to find qualified candidates to fill jobs.

Tips for Hiring Summer Interns
Spring is in full bloom, which means Summer is not too far off, and that means Intern Season is almost upon us. To help you make the most of your interns we reached out to our iRecruit customers for tips.

To Attract New Grads, Hire Like a Start-Up
Something astonishing is happening to the market for young, smart labor. The luster of big prestigious firms, particularly on Wall Street, has dimmed: “The End of Wall Street as They Knew It,” goes a recent New York Magazine headline. A few months ago at Davos, CEOs complained about the brain drain affecting their companies.

You Only Hire “A” Players, Right?!
You’ve heard it before – “Here at ACME, we only hire A players”. Nice! Except you and I both know they’re not all “A” players. You might have thought they were when you hired them, but hiring managers miss. People change. Talent gets bored. Your company is dysfunctional. Which is why you have to measure your people, evaluate them and put them through the corporate equivalent of the NFL Combine at least once a year.

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

About iRecruit
iRecruit is a web-based applicant tracking software designed to provide any size of business a cost effective, affordable and simple way to handle their recruiting process online. iRecruit provides you with your own career center that will allow your applicants to select the position they are interested in, and apply online through your website!

Weekly demos, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm Eastern Time (Register Today), or call us at 1-800-517-9099 to schedule a demo at your convenience.

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