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A key part of attracting candidates to any role is establishing a reasonable salary for that role. A position that pays under the area salary average needs to have something very worthwhile to tip the scales, whether it’s great benefits, or something else. Conversely, a role that pays far above the average can be quite…

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Jobvite Greenhouse Lever

In the old days, hiring a new employee meant collecting resumes and applications on paper. It meant painstakingly reading through each and filing them away, then contacting the best applicants – or just talking with the ones motivated enough to give your office a visit. There were no personality quizzes, no filter questions, and certainly…

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Rapid advancements in technology and social media make using the latest tech tools a key part of mobile recruiting today. If you’re not using an applicant tracking system, don’t have a career page as an integral part of your company website, and aren’t in social media where your candidates are spending their time, you are…

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No college is turning out seasoned recruiters ready to recruit and hire the right people for the right jobs. The stellar recruiting and interviewing skills needed by today’s recruiters are learned skills that are developed over time. In the volatile and evolving modern world economy, employers can’t afford hiring managers and human resources staff who…

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Jobvite is a software-as-a-service platform with a modular format for social recruiting. The Jobvite modules include Refer for employee referrals, Jobvite Engage for sourcing, and Hire, a total hiring solution to manage recruiting from requisition through hire. Each year, Jobvite conducts a survey of recruiters and HR personnel, asking about their use of social media…

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Today’s recruiting environment is much different than it was in1998 when applicant tracking software first came on the scene. Job boards eventually overtook print media, and recruitment advertising shifted from the Sunday newspaper classifieds to the Internet. Employers and recruiters started having a problem managing applicants and the first entrants in applicant tracking software space…

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Ever since sourcing tools and platforms like Monster.com first hit the recruiting scene, screening applicant response to employment ads and job posts has been a monumental task. A typical job posting generates hundreds of qualified applicant resumes that the recruiter must sift through, either by reading or by delegating resume screening to an assistant or…

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Before I begin, let me go on record by stating that I have no affiliation with Jobvite, or for that matter, any other applicant tracking or staffing software system. Nor does ContractRecruiter. I just call it like I see it, for better or for worse, and this review happened to come out decidedly for the…

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