New Marketplace Additions: March 2017

This month, we’ve got three more excellent reasons to checkout the SmartRecruiters Marketplace. With more integrations and partners added every month, it’s the perfect way to make SmartRecruiters your recruiting operating system. Of course, if you don’t see your preferred vendor yet, you can easily request it either through your vendor or through us!

For the month of March 2017, we added many new partners, including America’s Job Exchange, BetterCompany, and Ideal. For more information on these great partners, read below:

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WEBINAR: The Muse – How To Take your employer brand from 0 to 60

69% of Americans would turn down a job offer from a company with a bad reputation — even if they were unemployed. That’s almost 7 rejections for every 10 offers you extend! Clearly, to get the best candidates, you need to sell your job and company as you would sell your product.

The big question is – how do you make candidates beg to be a part of your company? Easy: an employer brand strategy.

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How To Hire A Truly Diverse Workplace To Build High Performance Teams

Diversity in the workplace is a good thing. As the Financial Times reports, a study from The Center for Talent Innovation concludes that business performance improves up to 80% among companies with higher diversity levels.

It’s amazing to think that there can be so much confusion and controversy over such a seemingly simple statement. The problem begins to appear when we start to define diversity. What do we mean by it, how can we measure it, and how does it benefit the bottom line?

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9 Ways To Improve Your Candidate’s Apply Experience

This is a guest post from our Marketplace Partner LinkUp.

As the job market continues to favor the applicant with a low unemployment rate of 4.7%, employers need to be strategic in making a positive lasting impression. To attract top talent in a competitive talent economy, it’s more important than ever to offer a delightful candidate experience.

What companies are starting to realize is that a clunky application experience, confusing interview processes, lackluster communication, and no rejection communication creates a bad candidate experience. That means top candidates may never apply again! You can bet applicants will talk to their friends about the experience, which means even more top applicants will avoid applying.

So, resolve to make 2017 the year you breathe new life into your company’s candidate experience with these tips to attract top talent, and improve your reputation in your industry:

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New Marketplace Additions: December 2016

If you haven’t seen our Marketplace yet, it’s the easiest way to add integrations to SmartRecruiters. We’re always adding new partners, and if you don’t see your preferred partner yet, request it in the Marketplace to make SmartRecruiters your top-to-bottom Talent Acquisition Suite.

In December 2016, we added three new partners, including eSkillFirst Advantage, and T&CC. For more information on these great partners, read below:

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Best Practices For Building An Effective, Compliant Background Check Policy

This is a guest post from our friends at GoodHire.

For many HR professionals, just getting a background check completed is enough. But the actual best practices around getting them are usually at the bottom of a professional’s priorities.

Ignoring best practices though, is an increasingly risky proposition. For one, it opens your company to legal risks, as violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act have become a trigger for lawsuits. Furthermore, background checks are often the last step in the hiring process, taking place just before onboarding starts. The last thing any employer wants is for mistakes in the background check process to delay a new hire or jeopardize the relationship in its early stages.

To stay safe, keep these best practices in mind as you implement or update an employment-screening policy in your company. read more…