RECRUITMENT & RETENTION

Applicant Tracking Systems

January 21, 2022

An applicant tracking system is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment and hiring needs. An ATS can be implemented or accessed online at enterprise- or small-business levels, depending on the needs of the organization; free and open-source ATS software is also available. An ATS is very similar to customer relationship management systems, but are designed for recruitment tracking purposes. In many cases they filter applications automatically based on given criteria such as keywords, skills, former employers, years of experience and schools attended. This has caused many to adapt resume optimization techniques similar to those used in search engine optimization when creating and formatting their résumé.

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5 FORMS OF BIAS IN THE WORKPLACE YOU MIGHT NOT BE AWARE OF

Infographic | February 26, 2020

Discrimination may not be immediately obvious. Here are five lesser-known forms of bias in the workplace unconscious or not and what HR and People teams can do to tackle them. 60% of US employees over 45 reported being victims of age discrimination at work in 2018. 90% of US employees over 45 said age discrimination was 'commonplace' at their work.

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Recruiting trends to watch in 2020

Infographic | January 8, 2020

Consider how you can best utilize chatbots, inclusive hiring and how AI can positively impact your employer branding. Recruitment marketing: Use consumer marketing methods such as content marketing, SEO, email and social recruiting to attract the best talent. Candidates have more power than ever before, so promoting yourself as an attractive place to work is important.

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Is the need for employer branding greater than you think?

Infographic | December 11, 2019

A company's ability to differentiate and promote its identity to desired candidates in order to effectively attract, recruit, and retain employees better than competitors. 75% of job seekers consider employer brand before applying for a job. The best candidates are off the market within 10 days.

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Emotional Agility in the Workplace

Infographic | December 10, 2019

Research shows that emotional agility is critical in working environments: Emotional intelligence and agility explains 58% of a leader's job performance. 90% of top performers are high in EQ. Employees whose managers are open and approachable -more emotionally agile are more engaged.

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How Do You Know if Employees are Exempt or Nonexempt? New 2020 Guidelines

Infographic | March 2, 2020

Categorizing employees as exempt or nonexempt can be difficult, and if done incorrectly can lead to fines and penalties. Read our guide to know how to classify employees properly. Tips on how to properly classify employees as exempt or nonexempt. It’s a challenge for many small and medium-sized business owners to determine whether an employee should be classified as exempt or nonexempt.

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How Are Job Seekers Searching for Jobs

Infographic | January 27, 2022

Passive job seekers are individuals who are currently employed and not actively looking for a new job, but who may be open to a good career opportunity if one came along. Many employers target passive job seekers because they are looking for candidates who have positive employment records and who are satisfied with and successful in their work. Employers often target passive job seekers because of the lack of qualified job candidates to fill critical roles. Locating, wooing and successfully luring passive job seekers are critical for organizations to remain competitive in a tight labor market.

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Modern Business Associates (MBA) is a premier HR outsourcing provider. Every day, MBA helps businesses just like yours focus on what you do best, while we take care of the employee-related tasks. Chances are you didn't go into business to manage these HR tasks, like payroll, workers’ comp, benefits and HR issues.

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