4 Numbers to Improve Your Blue Collar Hiring

In today’s world of low unemployment, hiring blue-collar and semi-skilled workers is hard. Really hard. If you’re getting applications for your job but roles go unfilled because you never hear from people or because people turn down your offers, these can be clear ways to get more hires. In this ...

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Clean and Quick: Improve Your Job Descriptions and Get Better Applicants

You’re a great employer. I know it, and you know it, but the person that’s searching job board after job board for their next role has no idea who you are. Unfortunately, this is true for almost every company out there. Unless you’re as big of a name as Google ...

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Hiring in a Tight Labor Market with Passive Candidate Recruiting

The economy has been on a tear lately. People are spending money and there’s all kinds of work keeping folks busy.On the flip side, there aren’t a whole lot of active job seekers out there to do the work. Unemployment sits just below 4% (and even lower in many U.S. ...

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Hire Better People: Texting Best Practices

Hiring is hard work. Sending dozens of emails and spending hours on the phone is exhausting, not to mention less effective with every passing day. People get robocalls more than ever before, so they’re more hesitant than ever to answer the phone. Fortunately, text messaging is a great middle ground ...

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An Overview of Using Facebook and Instagram Ads for Recruiting

In a great economy, it isn't enough to post a job on Indeed, ZipRecruiter or Craigslist and then sit back and hope for enough applicants. Hiring is becoming more and more like sales and marketing - you have to find the people who are great fits, then win them over ...

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Why You Can't Only Rely on Job Boards to Find Applicants

Since 2017, 86% of all interviews and 72% of all hires come from online sources. Online sites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, and Glassdoor have become staples for anyone looking to fill positions. These sites generally do a good job of providing a long list of applications, but they can end up ...

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The Guide to Hiring in a Great Economy: 5 Tips

We've all seen it - "We're Hiring" signs are everywhere these days - on the front of buses, on the side of the highway, in shop windows. In the past, businesses could quickly fill job openings by posting in a newspaper or having applicants walk in and apply in person. ...

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Using Email To Reach Candidates Fast

The job market is competitive, and having multiple, automatic ways to reach out to applicants is vital. When someone is looking for a job, they stop their search once someone shows interest, and when employers are looking for new talent, they need to bring them onto the team as quickly ...

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Text Messaging Job Applicants to Increase Response-Rate

Cellphones have become universal – whether old or young, in an urban or a rural area, and independent of educational background, nearly everyone has a cell phone. According to research by Pew, for those under 50, cell phone adoption rates are rapidly moving towards 100%. For employers of hourly workers, ...

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Launching: Branded Careers Websites for your Company

To make sure you get the highest quality applicants, The Hiring Engine has launched branded Careers websites that are automatically created and updated from your jobs. Our Careers pages help you put your best foot forward to attract applicants and encourage them to apply.Each job will be automatically added to ...

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