5 Things You Need To Be Aware About Applicant Tracking Systems

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Sep 23, 2020 1:40:13 PM

Increasing number of small and mid-sized businesses use applicant tracking system (ATS) to streamline hiring processes and hire the most suitable talent.

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Topics: talent management

Role of an HR Manager

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Aug 6, 2020 8:39:01 AM

The Human Resource Manager manages and oversees the functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring new hires, and interviewing applicants, onboarding, training, grievance handling, administering pay, benefits, time and attendance, enforcing company policies and practices, and offboarding.

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Topics: talent management

What is the difference between a furlough, a layoff and downsizing?

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Aug 5, 2020 11:54:20 AM

All these terminologies can be categorized  under measures that companies undertake to reduce cost typically during a downtime. These words are commonly misunderstood because they are often used interchangeably but they have different meanings. Below are general descriptions of these terms; however, it is important to point out that not everyone will use these terms to mean the same thing. Understanding the context of the specific circumstances is more important than the term being used. This applies not only when communicating employment actions to employees but also when complying with legal requirements such as those under the WARN Act or state termination pay, or for purposes of responding to unemployment claims.

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Topics: talent management

Line Managers: Who are They and What are Their Key Functions

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Aug 5, 2020 11:37:23 AM

Line management refers to the management of employees who are directly involved in the production or delivery of productsgoods and/or services. As the interface between an organization and its front-line workforce, line management represents the lowest level of management within an organisational hierarchy. 

 

line manager is an employee who directly manages other employees and processes while accountable to a senior manager. Related job titles normally used are supervisor, section leader, and team leader. They are assigned with meeting business goals in a specific functional area or line of business. The line manager is responsible for managing employees to ensure successful execution of organizational goals and strategies.

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Topics: talent management, recruitment

Resume Parsing

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jul 31, 2020 9:28:23 AM

Resume parsing, also known as CV parsing, resume extraction, or CV extraction, allows for the automated storage and analysis of resume data. The resume is imported into parsing software and the information is extracted so that it can be sorted and searched. It converts resume data into a structured format from an unstructured format.

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Topics: Hiring, recruitment

Recruitment Trends and Strategies for 2020

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jul 31, 2020 8:28:47 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the concept of a workplace and demands that we innovate our old processes. Hiring has been disrupted and businesses were forced to layoff or furlough employees. The way forward in the new normal will be challenging. Traditional hiring practices have to fundamentally change to accommodate new mandatory norms. Now as businesses restart hiring, you’ve got to plan how to restore functions and ensure continuity. To be compliant with social distancing norms, businesses will need to digitize processes. 
 
 
Below discussed are top trends you need to be aware of when designing a recruitment strategy.
 
 
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Topics: talent management

Ways to Transform Hiring Practices and Recruit Unconventional Candidates

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jul 31, 2020 8:16:50 AM
Here are some ways to shift hiring practices and fully embrace unconventional candidates:
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Topics: talent management

Tips for Designing a Smart Digital Job Board Advertisement

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jul 31, 2020 8:10:40 AM

Need some tips for writing a great online job board advertisement?

 

Before you start designing your organization’s recruitment advertisement, first determine the budget to be set for recruitment and the period in which the job needs to be filled. Based on this data, you then can select the most suitable channel with regards to cost and deadlines. Online job board advertisements allow more scope for experimentation and strategy with regard to content, contrary to print medium which typically charges advertisers for every sentence of text.

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Topics: talent management

Tips on Social Media Recruitment Strategies

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jul 30, 2020 11:14:11 AM
A leading survey found over 80 percent of recruiters and staffing agencies preferred social media as a channel for recruitment compared to traditional recruitment techniques. For hiring quality talent and closing difficult positions, the recruitment team preferred employee referrals and social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter over traditional methods of recruitment such as job boards and bulk mails. 
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Topics: talent management

Key Features and Benefits of Talent Management Software

Posted by Karen Elizabeth on Jun 3, 2020 12:13:47 PM

talent management system (TMS) is an integrated software suite that addresses the “four pillars” of talent management: recruitment; performance management; learning and development; and compensation management.

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Topics: talent management