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The path to process improvement is paved in transformation not transaction approaches

What is your view of your world? I know it sounds like a strange question but hear me out. The vast majority of HR consists of responding to HR challenges in a transactional mode. The issue fire make sits presence known and you respond to it and then mov eon to the next fire. That is how HR has been since the early days at National Cash Register. Here is the problem however. Approaching the need to continuously improve the organizational problems in a transactional mode…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 7, 2020 at 10:36am — No Comments

Top 3 Best Free Interview Scheduling Software

If you are a recruiter and reading this blog, how much time usually do you spend on scheduling a job interview?

Rakuna’s customer insight research found that more than 30% of recruiters/ recruiting coordinators regard interview scheduling…


Added by Ngan Pham on November 6, 2020 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Top 5 Creative Ways to Recognise and Reward Employees

This year has been no easy ride for businesses and the individuals within them. Since the pandemic forced a lot of us to work remotely, finding the motivation to persist with our everyday tasks has been a challenge. It is now more important than ever that employers recognise and reward their staffs' efforts to continue working through these…


Added by Caitlin Purvis on November 6, 2020 at 5:23am — No Comments

5 Factors For Choosing The Right Applicant Tracking Software

Applicant tracking software (ATS) is one of the most effective hiring solutions for businesses. For most companies, hiring is one of the most important and time-consuming processes for management. Fortunately, an ATS can create automatically syndicate job postings, review resume applications, and keep candidates updated on their…


Added by Sheza gary on November 6, 2020 at 12:09am — No Comments

4 critical strategies for building better teamwork

Teamwork is one of the most powerful forces in any modern workplace. When it works, it’s a beautiful thing. Trouble is, while a united, company-wide approach to business is a proven success driver for senior managers and HR departments – delivering benefits everywhere from innovation and creativity, to efficiency and ROI – it can be tricky to…


Added by Debbie Morrison on November 5, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Recruiters' Guide: 7 Interview Formats You Should Know About and When to Use Them

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Hey recruiters, how have you been organizing your interviews lately? With the impact of uncontrollable elements on the business environment and the rise of new technology, hiring managers are changing the way they recruit considerably, including the way they run…


Added by Ngan Pham on November 5, 2020 at 2:30am — No Comments

The importance of apprenticeships cannot be underestimated

With university the obvious next step for many school leavers, attracting new talent can be competitive.  While the benefit of apprentices to e.g.  growing businesses can't be underestimated.  The ability to train your staff and integrate them into a working culture has its obvious advantages. But the reasons for creating on-the-job training courses for new talent are increasing every day. Here we look at how businesses are benefiting from apprentices, and how they can grow in the…


Added by Caitlin Purvis on November 4, 2020 at 11:43am — No Comments

An Important Metric For Evaluating HR Software

While working in venture capital, my job was to try and find the next big software company. One of the key frameworks we used to understand the potential trajectory of a business was the level of engagement people had with that product.

This same framework should be applied to HR tools/software both for practitioners looking to invest…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on November 4, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

Automated Recruiting and the Human Factor

“Human Resources isn’t a thing we do; it’s the thing that runs our business”- Steve Wynn.

Imagine recruitment without technology, your process is still manual, and automation is only an illusion. Paper flies from one desk to another. Your team is struggling to find the data they need and spends maximum time on trivial tasks that could otherwise be…

Added by Rchilli Parser on November 3, 2020 at 1:55am — No Comments

The De-evolution of Staffing!!

Once upon a time there was a period of time in the staffing world were post and pray was the way. There were a large group of “staffing professionals” who only knew how to post a job, and pray they get what they want. As you can imagine this gave staffing a bad name with their hiring managers(HM) as, they rarely were able to give the HMs what they…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 2, 2020 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Look Inwards: How to Build an Effective Internal Recruiting Strategy

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A new position has opened up, and you have 2 options: either hire from the outside or look inside your organization for your next star player.

The latter is a practice known as internal recruitment, and according to the Harvard Business Review, is only considered “an important source of people to fill vacancies” by 28% of talent acquisition leaders today — to the…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on November 2, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

25 Articles for HR Tech Nerds from September 2020

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At SelectSoftware, we aim to stay on the forefront of HR Tech. Usually it’s by providing unbiased, researched-based guides on every tool from HR chatbots to applicant tracking systems. This time however, we’re shifting the focus to voices other than our own. 

The articles listed below are written by our favorite content creators, thought leaders and innovators in the HR blogosphere. In an industry that’s constantly moving forward, these “People people” keep readers…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on October 31, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

4 Times When Starting Your Career in the Military Is the Right Choice for You

Military life can be a mixture of strenuous activity, rigorous discipline, and a profound sense of duty or accomplishment. Although many people choose to serve for a few years and return to civilian life, others can make a lifelong career out of it. Whatever your choice,…


Added by Anica Oaks on October 29, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments


Is LinkedIn still the best networking platform for senior professionals? Or is it more fine-tuned towards recruitment at a junior to medium level, rather than adding networking value for the highly experienced individual? Vanessa Rogers investigates.

Did you know that it’s really not feasible for us to attempt to relate to, or to nurture, as many as 150 connections? But a recent study of over 2 000 LinkedIn users has shown that most 35- to 44-year-olds have as many as 270 connections;…


Added by Vanessa on October 29, 2020 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Is HR Getting Back To Normal?

Active jobs and jobs per recruiter increasing

A lot of the conversations I have these days with HR leaders, VCs, and entrepreneurs are all about what the next six months is going to look like and if we are "getting back to normal."

While it's impossible to predict the future, sometimes the trends in various datasets can shed insights, and lucky for us we have some data this week :)

CloserIQ is an organizational strategy firm focused on building growth and…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on October 28, 2020 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

10 Benefits of Social Media Marketing For Your Business

Social Media is considered to be one of the most powerful marketing tools because of its usage by the world. According to the HubSpot report, around 2.5 billion users actively use social media daily. These statistics cannot be missed by any marketer and if anyone is missing this tool for the promotion of its business then it is a big mistake. Social media is of great importance which cannot be underestimated as one cannot think to spend a day without scrolling Facebook at least once a day.…


Added by David Simmons on October 28, 2020 at 6:31am — No Comments

Workplace harassment: what every manager needs to know

In recent decades, Australian businesses have become increasingly sensitive to instances of workplace discrimination, harassment and bullying. Whereas not so long ago the bulk of workplace issues and conflicts were typically left to be ‘managed’ in-house, nowadays things are considerably different, forcing CEOs and HR departments…


Added by Debbie Morrison on October 27, 2020 at 11:11pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!Stachshare!!

Stackshare is a Open Source Software as a Service (SaaS) and developer tool site. By developers for

developer ranked by developers. Stackshare is a little-known site and few have tried to source in it.

Well to do this without worry you need gono further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 26, 2020 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Picking the right Supply Chain Recruiting Firm

Selecting the right supply chain headhunter or recruiting firm or can be a daunting task these days as there are so many firms to choose from plus each firm is unique in terms of specialization, service offerings, markets and industries served, etc. The consequences of hiring the…


Added by Brian on October 26, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

HR Tech in COVID's New Normal, Week of Sept 23rd

Returning to office during Covid-19 pandemic

Each week we highlight a few of the most interesting HR Tech stories that our readers should be aware of.

This week we're covering the continued release of HR tech solutions during the new normal, even amidst calls for the return to the office.

From diversity and inclusion initiatives to employee engagement tools, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed the rapid pace of HR innovation as we inch nearer to Q4 of 2020.…


Added by Phil Strazzulla on October 26, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

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