4 HR Tech Vendors Offering Help During COVID-19


When problems reach their boiling point, its human nature to struggle to see the good in the world. And with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 along with the world feeling perpetually on pause, it’s even harder. But there are some HR tech vendors in the industry that are seizing the opportunity to […]

Investing In HR Tech? Here’s What To Evaluate


Adopting a new HR technology? Just plug it in and call tech support, right? Not quite. Before purchasing sophisticated HR systems for your team, you need to understand what you’re really buying—and buying into. Investment in HR tech can help an organization grow, but only if you buy the right kind of tech that supports […]

How The Gig Economy Will Change In 2020


As the economy shifts up and down, one of its biggest trends in recent years—the “gig economy”—seems to have staying power. With technology changing and evolving to allow more versatile workplaces and corporate pressures to keep costs down while building revenue, contract workers are becoming a bigger segment of the workforce than ever. The gig […]

How Hyper-Automation Is Changing The Recruitment Game


Hyper-automation may sound intimidating, even in the talent acquisition industry, which has seen rapid growth in technological tools that support recruitment. But it’s really just another support tool that operates as an umbrella to better optimize all the processes that HR teams engage throughout the workday. Automation has been a friend to recruitment—from job ad […]

The Future of Work: How the Job World Will Change in 2020


The year 2020 is here—a new year, a new decade of change that will profoundly impact the nature of work. Let’s take a look at the future of work and some of the new norms you can expect at the start of the 2020s. Get a handle on how you can be instrumental in the […]

7 Recruitment Trends To Watch For In 2020


It’s a new year, and it’s a great time to take a closer look at what recruitment trends the industry will embrace this decade. Recruitment technology and the marketplace continues to evolve, as does the nature of work itself. Here are 7 recruitment trends to watch out for this year. 1. APIs—The More Robust, the […]

How Talent Acquisition Can Prepare For The Gig Economy In 2020


As an HR professional, you’re often at the vanguard of this transformation and are tasked with keeping up with the latest developments, as well as figuring out how to make them work for your organization. Although your target performance metrics have always included staffing your company’s teams with the best available industry talent, the rules […]

Why Integration With Programmatic Is Possible For All HR Teams


Have you bought the new iPhone yet? No matter how current you are, it seems like new tech keeps replacing old tech—especially in the last decade, we have seen tech multiply in our daily lives with ever-increasing speed and ever-increasing updates. For the HR industry, which has transformed over the last decade with a rapid […]

Your Ultimate Programmatic Recruitment Cheat Sheet


When it comes to recruitment, you may have thought you knew it all—but there’s a powerful new tool available that’s quickly disrupting traditional job advertising strategies. It’s programmatic recruitment, and if you’re just finding out about this game-changing resource and want to quickly get up to speed on what it is and what it can […]

Your 2019 Roundup Of Programmatic Job Ad Platform Acquisitions


This past July was full of beach vacations … and acquisitions in the recruiting industry. All in one month, just days apart, five programmatic job advertising platforms were each acquired by five different major players in the recruiting industry—it happened in rapid-fire succession, and underscores the inevitable shift towards automated job ad platforms within the […]

How Programmatic Recruitment Is Delivering ROI


If you’re looking to up your recruiting tech game in the new year, then programmatic recruitment tools should be at the top of your list as you start to plan, budget, and strategize. Programmatic recruitment means taking normal recruiting tasks and processes and automating them through artificial intelligence (AI) and data analysis. It’s not about […]

Why Programmatic Recruitment’s ROI Is More Than Just Quality Of Hire


Assessing quality of hire has long been a challenge for the HR industry. In fact, it’s historically been the top consideration for employers when evaluating the return on investment (ROI) for any new technology. This is mostly because it appears at first glance to be one of the more complicated metrics—it’s subject to employee performance […]

How Programmatic Recruitment Adoption Is Changing The Tech Landscape


This has been a banner year for programmatic recruitment in the HR industry. In fact, several major acquisitions of programmatic recruitment tech happened this past July, signaling the inevitable rise of the programmatic job advertising platform: Stepstone acquired Appcast, Recruitrics acquired KRT marketing, and Indeed acquired Click IQ, just to name a few. Big names in […]

3 Things To Consider When Integrating Your ATS With A New Technology


Combining new technology with your ATS (a.k.a. “integration”) is a way to migrate the various processes of your business and hiring into one location, which leads to a more efficient workflow for the talent acquisition team and a better collection stream for all your data. Ensuring your various technologies are compatible means you don’t have […]

4 Ways To Determine Staffing Technology ROI


Whether or not to invest in tech strategies in order to increase your staffing capabilities is one of the more consequential decisions a firm can make. In order to determine if the monetary and training costs are worth it, it’s vital to figure out if strategies are helping your bottom line: Did increasing demand generation […]

Back to Basics: The Most Effective Methods for Candidate Sourcing


You already know (probably all too well) just how limited time, resources, and fresh ideas can feel when you’re tasked with immediate staffing needs. If you’re looking for some strategic boosts in your candidate sourcing, let’s review some of the best starting places to build your candidate pipeline. Get Referrals From Trusted Sources For any […]

How Your Staffing Company Can Use Recruitment Marketing To Improve Hiring


If you’re a recruiting professional, your primary goal is clear: you want to place as many of your clients as possible in long-term, high-quality employment positions and maintain a strong employment pipeline between new and existing clients and companies in your network. This is easier said than done in this ultra-competitive job market, in which […]

3 Metrics Your Staffing Firm Should Be Tracking


Staffing agencies have a lot of data to maintain, from candidate tracking systems to job ad sites. If you’re like most agencies, the metrics that get the most attention often have to do with cost. But there are a lot of other metrics you might be overlooking in your rush to maximize results. Let’s look at […]

5 Reasons Why Technology Drives Success in Staffing


As someone intimately familiar with the hiring process, you know the needs and challenges of filling your organization’s open positions. You also know that it’s all about relationships—and that those can’t easily be replaced by an algorithm or an AI bot. But having the right tech platform can help you maximize your hiring and spend […]

2020 Staffing Trends Professionals Are Excited About


Staffing professionals have experienced a huge shift in the way the hiring process works just in the past decade, with an ever-growing landscape of technological tools and advances ready to help find the best candidates more efficiently. The main tools to be excited about now and in the year to come are once again mostly […]

4 Key Takeaways From This Year’s Staffing World 2019


With over 60 presenters and panelists speaking at Staffing World 2019, chances are that even attendees may have missed something. In addition to the tips and tricks from top leaders and innovators in the industry, several key themes emerged from the array of panel offerings this year. 1. Social Networking Remains A Vital Part Of […]

AI Empowerment: Turning Data Into Peace of Mind During The Seasonal Hiring Rush


As the year draws to a close, you’re probably looking for ways to make the seasonal hiring rush easier. Whether that means hiring seasonal employees or dealing with a boom period, time and resources can be in short supply. That’s where artificial intelligence (AI) and data can step in and make your recruiting and hiring […]

How Tech Allows HR To Focus On The “Human” In Human Resources


One way of measuring employee engagement is through surveys and data collection—creating spreadsheets and examining trend lines using a variety of HR tech tools. Another is by making your way around the office to check in with employees and have real conversations with them. Most Human Resources employees enjoy the latter, human side of human […]

Key Talent Acquisition Changes That Have Happened This Year


Modern talent acquisition, brought to you by technology, has grown rapidly and continues to transform. But who are the little fish in this big pond making waves? HR is a burgeoning space ripe for technological innovation that has led to the rise of many small niche HR tech solution companies. The advertising slogan (now trademarked […]

Plan Your HR Budget For 2020


While 2020 may still seem far off (especially as you attend to what’s left of 2019’s business), chances are your organization is ramping up its strategic planning and budgeting for the year already. If you’re starting to think about your 2020 HR budget, be sure to consider these factors. What Type Of Budget Works Best […]

How To Avoid Frustration During Peak Seasonal Hiring Season


If your business relies on seasonal hiring to get you through busy periods, you’re undoubtedly aware of the frustration it can bring—it puts you in a position to have to accurately predict peak and trough cycles so that you can accurately meet your business needs without suffering the negative effects of over-or under-staffing. On top […]

4 Recruitment Trends You’re Behind On


“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller’s life philosophy is a few decades old by now, but it’s more true than ever, with today’s relentless pace. It applies in life (work-life balance!), but also when it comes to taking a minute […]

The Importance Of Integrating Your ATS With A Programmatic Recruitment Vendor


You probably already know that an ATS or applicant tracking software houses a lot of organizational data that can help you keep tabs on the information you need throughout the hiring process. For large companies with multiple branches, this type of cloud-based system offers a centralized location for this information, which can be beneficial when […]

Making The Case for Recruitment Automation in 6 Steps


The value of automation for recruiters is well-documented. From a more effective job ad posting to streamlined resume screening, automation can handle a lot of the busy work for talent acquisition professionals, which allows the team to handle the real work of matching the best talent to open positions. But recruitment automation is more than […]

Why Hiring Managers Can’t Find Skilled Candidates


Everyone seems to be hiring right now, making it a buyer’s market for qualified job seekers. Yet more than 80% of actively-hiring companies are saying that there aren’t just enough skilled candidates to go around, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray, & Christmas. And this isn’t likely to improve anytime soon: LinkedIn projects that […]

Robotic Process Automation vs. Artificial Intelligence: Exploring The Difference


Regardless of the industry you’re in or your job title, there’s a wave of technological innovation sweeping over the work world, and it’s creating an ever-expanding gap between those who stay current and those who let themselves fall behind. What side of this gap do you want to be on? Without a doubt, it’s to […]

[Product Dive] How pandoIQ is Using AI to Deliver More Quality Job Applicants


The race for talent is on! For the first time, in over a decade, the job market favors job seekers. Unemployment is down and job seekers can afford to pick and choose where they work. This means employers are competing for the very best talent in a fierce talent marketplace. Employers are finding it harder […]

How pandoIQ Can Prepare Retail Companies For Seasonal Hiring


The busy season is upon you, and the unread emails in your inbox are piling up. As fall and winter approach, HR teams can expect a lot more resumes to scrutinize, interviews to conduct, and onboarding processes to undertake during the seasonal hiring push to help companies prepare for the busy retail season. But before […]

Why You Should Choose a Programmatic Recruitment Vendor Over a Recruitment Agency


It’s no secret that today’s job market is candidate-driven and highly competitive. For the first time in a while, the job seeker has the advantage. Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to lock down top-notch talent and are seeing their hiring numbers suffer as a result. This candidate-driven job market has caused many employers to […]

4 Ways to Improve Your On-Demand Hiring Strategy in 2020


In virtually all aspects of our lives, we’ve started to expect to have everything on-demand—information, food, entertainment, you name it. It makes sense that we’d want to have that digital responsiveness available to us professionally, as well. When it comes to hiring and recruiting, many organizations are embracing an “on-demand” model, where talent is sourced […]

Setting Effective Job Advertising Campaign Objectives

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Like with every aspect of your recruitment strategy, you want to get the most out of your job advertisements. It’s one of the most important ways to reach potential candidates, and you want to make sure you’re maximizing your ROI and staying on track for your recruitment goals. The best way to wring every bit […]

5 Steps to Writing Better Job Posts


If you’re looking to step up your recruiting game, it might surprise you that one of the most effective ways to boost your outreach is also one of the simplest: writing a better job description. It’s a step that doesn’t require a huge amount of resources or time, but it can help ensure that you’re […]

Critical Tactics That Will Make High Volume Hiring Successful

high volume hiring

High volume hiring is the process of hiring for a large number of open positions during a specific period. The number of jobs being hired for depends on the company, but it can range anywhere from hundreds to thousands of positions. Typically, the need for high volume hiring arises as a result of organizational growth, […]

How Your Staffing Agency Can Thrive and Close More Deals

You can promise excellent customer service and faster results, but the best way to really sell your staffing agency’s value is by actually delivering these results and building trust over time. Having data to provide to HR managers that backs up your sales pitch can help. After all, chances are the competition is promising the […]

The Staffing Agency’s Guide To Programmatic Recruitment


Staffing agencies are finding it increasingly difficult to help their clients find the best candidates. Concerns of a diminishing talent pool coupled with a highly competitive market for top candidates makes for some difficult terrain. But that’s not where your troubles end, on top of this we’ve noticed a trend of major job boards cutting […]

The Healthcare Recruiter’s Guide To Programmatic Recruitment

programmatic recruitment for healthcare recruiters

Healthcare is growing at such an exponential rate that it has become a highly competitive market. An aging Baby Boomer population coupled with an increase in life expectancy has led to increased demand in healthcare professionals. And, in true form, that’s never the only problem. On top of that, turnover rates are sky high industry-wide. […]

What HR Professionals Need to Know About Machine Learning


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the hottest thing in hiring and recruitment right now. And while Machine Learning is not AI, it is a subset of AI that trains machines to learn by automatically applying complex mathematical calculations to Big Data to find patterns without human intervention. From there, predictive models can be built and refined automatically […]

5 Talent Recruitment Trends You Need to Implement in 2018

2018 Talent Recruitment Trends

Over the past several years, innovators in talent recruitment have been rallying behind trending recruitment processes to improve their day-to-day. Their goal is to make recruiting more gratifying and less transactional for recruitment professionals, while also keeping things interesting for candidates. Below are the five latest trends to hit recruitment that will alter the way […]

How Data-Driven Recruitment Advertising Became the Gold Standard

Recruitment Strategies

Data-driven or programmatic recruitment advertising started off as an industry disruptor. Now it’s settling into its groove as a go-to strategy for employers, recruiters, HR, job boards and publishers. It’s defining how each element of the talent acquisition industry does business together. And it’s fast becoming the new standard. Like most technology that shakes up […]

How Newspapers Can Profit from Programmatic Advertising


Programmatic advertising takes the layers of competition that exist in publishing and makes it work better for everyone involved. Publishers reach a more receptive segment of ad buyers, advertisers target the right customers, and customers get a personalized experience. But for all of the industry buzzwords, there are still a lot of publishers (and buyers) […]

Programmatic Will Change How You Recruit


If there is one takeaway from Simply Hired’s demise, it might be that the old ‘post-and-pray’ model is heading the way of the steam-engine railroad. While it makes sense that in the last two decades job postings have mimicked the legacy of print classifieds, now that more consumer and internet usage data is available to […]

How Can Recruitment Advertising Be More Like Regular Advertising? (Part II)

How can recruitment advertising be more like regular advertising?

In my previous post [READ PART 1 HERE], I wrote about how far the recruitment advertising industry is from the regular online advertising industry. Just look at this ”Display LUMAscape” to see a visual map of the ad tech industry (viewed by 2.3+ million people). The ad tech industry has hundreds of products and players […]