Monthly Archive: December 2012

Recruiting Tools: Is Phone Screening Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

Posted by The Resumator under Screen

While phone screening may be a tried-and-true technique for sizing up job applicants and recruiting targets, it just isn’t as important as it once was. Sure, most candidates can still expect to answer a few questions over the phone before they’re called in for an interview, but that call might not be as decisive for their job prospects as it was 10 years ago

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Are Background Checks Important? The Pros and Cons

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When a person’s past contains something that’s embarrassing or morally questionable, he usually tries to keep it a secret. That’s why background checks were invented.If someone has a skeleton in his closet that deals with crime, finances or a lawsuit, performing a background check will drag it out into the light, kicking and screaming. For hiring and staffing managers, vetting […]

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Drug Use and Hiring Decisions: Clamp Down or Chill Out?

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Your applicant has wowed you with an impressive resume. His references have been nothing short of amazing. He's been absolutely charming in every interview, and he's done well on the skillset tests in your HR software. This person really seems like your ideal candidate. Drug testing in the workplace didn’t really start to catch on until the 1980s, but it's […]

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New Features: Google Apps SSO and On-boarding Tour

Posted by The Resumator under Press

We're proud to announce Google Apps SSO. Over the past year, we’ve added 15 awesome new features (among a number of other smaller improvements) to our product. Each of which, is developed with our customers in mind. We remain dedicated to continually improving the user experience. Here's a quick rundown of the larger features:

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4 Killer Ways to Beat the Job Sourcing Blues

Posted by The Resumator under Source

Job Sourcing – the act of rounding up candidates for possible employment – is the very first step you’ll need to take when trying to fill a vacant position at your company, and getting it right is crucial if you want to hire the perfect employee for your business.

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Employee Selection: How to Score the Best Employee Referrals

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Here at The Resumator, we believe that employee referrals are fantastic, and it's not hard to guess the reason. Referrals make the employee selection process much easier by reducing the amount of sourcing and recruiting your HR department has to do.

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