Applicant Tracking Systems: A 2 Minute Guide

Not every candidate who applies will be suitable for your vacancies, so you’ll need a way to manage these applicants and communicate with them. By building a talent pool and an efficient communication process, you will have a ready-made pool of candidates you can turn to first – before even considering an agency. So, if ...more

Managing your talent pool using an ATS: Behind the Scenes of an Applicant Tracking System

An applicant tracking system is a great way to collate your candidate’s data. But, once your talent pool has a good level of candidates, how can you make sure you are getting the most of out it? An ATS offers a range of elements and functions, which means can utilise of your talent pool as ...more

What you need to report on when using an ATS

Do you know which job boards and advertising platforms are providing you with the best return on investment? Understand which supplier generates your most ‘quality’ applications? As your recruitment efforts ramp up, measuring the success of your sourcing without the assistance of recruitment software can become a difficult for many busy in-house recruitment managers. Applicant ...more

Why you need to stop using spreadsheets to manage your recruitment

Are you still using Excel spreadsheets to manage your recruitment? With the recent advances in the capability of recruitment technology, many HR professionals are embracing recruitment software over paper-based methods. And, with data revealing that 88% of spreadsheets contain errors (according to Market Watch), it is not surprising that many are turning to more reliable ...more

Careers page vs careers site – which is best for you

If you’re in the early stages of setting up a direct sourcing strategy, it might be time to start thinking about how your vacancies are displayed on your website. Chances are, you’ve probably visited the ‘careers’ section of a number of different websites. And if you have, you’ve also probably noticed that the way each ...more