The Right Hiring Tools Means More Qualified Candidates

The Right Hiring Tools Means More Qualified Candidates

The hiring process can be brutal. You’re shelling out money on job listings—recruiting, interviews, onboarding, and more—just to find the most qualified candidate. With the right hiring tools, you can speed up your hiring process and save money—no more wasted time on people who won’t become part of your personnel. ...

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Hire The Best with an Automated Referral Process

Hire The Best with an Automated Referral Process

Did you know that Elvis Presley and Kevin Bacon share a network? They both worked with Eddie Asner! Personal networks are amazing for connecting professionals in similar fields. So it’s not surprising that employee referrals are the best way to get high-quality candidates. According to Dr. John Sullivan, 88% of ...

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Reduce Employee Turnover with Better Applicant Screening 

Reduce Employee Turnover with Better Applicant Screening 

According to Employee Benefit News, the average employee exit costs 33% of their annual salary. If your average employee makes around $40,000 a year, you lose $13,200 every time an employee leaves. According to Supply Chain Brain, the average turnover among blue-collar workers is at 20%. So why are people ...

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What Is Hiring Automation?

What Is Hiring Automation?

The average time from an applicant submitting an application to being interviewed is 23.8 days according to Glassdoor. Imagine just how many jobs an applicant is submitting in that timeframe, just waiting on someone to call them back. Often, the first company to schedule an interview is the one that ...

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3 Steps to Reduce InterviewNo-Shows

3 Steps to Reduce Interview No-Shows

Interview no-shows happen, and sometimes more often than we’d like. Our typical response is to blame the applicant for their unprofessionalism, but could it be our fault? Now, of course, there are a few rotten eggs out there, but a lot of the time, a no-show could come from miscommunication, ...

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New Feature Release Roundup

New Feature Release: Surveys

Text Message SurveysIf you've ever wondered about something like employee sentiment or had troubles tracking down answers to simple questions, The Hiring Engine's new survey tool is here to help. The survey tool makes it easy to send a question to all of your employees (or some of them!), and ...

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Improve Employee Retention and Engagement with Text Messaging

Improve Employee Retention with Text Messaging

Operating a business with a distributed workforce brings a set of complex issues in the best of times, but during a crisis, communicating with your employees and addressing their needs is your top priority. Keeping your employees informed is the best way to create a supportive work environment and a ...

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Communicating Effectively with Employees during Times of Change - Part 1

Communicating Effectively with Employees during Times of Change - Part 1

These are unprecedented times. These are uncertain times. But the world is still spinning, and we are all doing our best to ensure our businesses stay afloat through any means necessary. As a small business, you know that your people are your greatest asset, particularly in times of crisis. You ...

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How SMAT Stays Connected with a Distributed Workforce

How SMAT Stays Connected during COVID-19

Even before COVID-19 turned the world upside down, Ken Smithson, General Manager of Santa Maria Area Transit, struggled to ensure every driver was up to date with the latest information, often giving the same speech multiple times a day to different groups and answering the same questions over and over. ...

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How to Hire with Text Messaging

How to Hire with Text Messaging

When it comes to the hiring process, you have to consider that the time you invest in finding the right person/people will be mostly spent on weeding out the duds. Most job postings limit contact to “fill out an application” or “drop your resume in this inbox” and then the ...

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