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Lessons Learned from Pandemic Pain

By Andy Wigderson on Staffing Stream

As we look beyond pandemic pain and begin to see better days ahead, TargetRecruit President Andy Widgerson takes a look back at staffing industry…


Added by TargetRecruit on July 26, 2021 at 8:16am — No Comments

Beyond the Coolness Factor: Why Staffing Firms Should Reconsider Their Technology Priorities

By Andy Wigderson on

A recruiter’s success depends largely on candidate and client satisfaction, which is why …


Added by TargetRecruit on July 23, 2021 at 8:04am — No Comments

How to Improve Business Insights

By Bobby Bartlett

The Problem

When I talk to staffing organizations, the most common pain I hear is that their technology stack is not able to deliver real-time insights into critical aspects of their business. The results of this are…


Added by TargetRecruit on July 19, 2021 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Getting Past the Bells & Whistles of HR Tech

By Andy Wigderson on Staffing Hub

It wasn’t long ago that an ATS was revolutionary technology in the staffing industry. Now there are thousands of different applications designed to source more effectively, deliver a better candidate experience, make the right hire, and…


Added by TargetRecruit on May 19, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Don’t Open that Closet!


If you’re like most people, there is at least one spot in your home that isn’t company-ready. It could be an overcrowded closet or a catch-all drawer or the cords and cabling behind your entertainment center. In a staffing business, it’s often the duct-taped and jerry-rigged systems that connect the staffing front office to the back. When multiple applications and systems are cobbled together over time, you eventually reach a point where what was once cool or…


Added by TargetRecruit on April 14, 2021 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5 Most Important Features of a Staffing CRM

For staffing firms, the 2 most valuable software tools have traditionally been an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. An ATS will help manage information about candidates and job-seekers, track notes, search and match jobs, schedule interviews, and ultimately record details of…


Added by TargetRecruit on February 8, 2021 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Managing the Candidate Database in Your Applicant Tracking System

managing candidate database Applicant tracking systems can transform your staffing business as long the candidate database is well managed. The internal database of the applicant tracking system should be the most obvious initial sourcing strategy as it accelerates the search for finding the right candidate for a job order without incurring additional advertising or sourcing costs. The importance of managing your candidate database well needs no explanation, but it is not always easy. Here are ways to…


Added by TargetRecruit on December 14, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Improve the efficiency of remote working with a true cloud-based ATS

cloud-based ats for remote work Even though global economies are opening up slowly, we all know that remote working or the virtual office is not going anywhere. Some staffing firms are opening (or planning to open) their physical office spaces soon, while others continue to work from home and have no plans of opening up anytime soon.…


Added by TargetRecruit on August 21, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top 3 Tedious Tasks of Recruiters and How to Ease Them

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Added by TargetRecruit on July 30, 2020 at 3:07pm — No Comments

5 Ways A Right ATS Can Help Increase Your Speed-To-Hire

increase speed-to-hire with targetrecruit 300w, 768w,…


Added by TargetRecruit on July 23, 2020 at 8:06am — No Comments

3 Staffing Processes You Must Automate Today

automate staffing processes Effective leaders are always looking for ways to make their businesses leaner and more efficient, by improving productivity and profitability.  The main way to achieve this objective is through increased automation.  We have talked about Recruiting…


Added by TargetRecruit on June 24, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Should I Use a Consultant When Evaluating My ATS

By Bobby Bartlett

As a follow-up to a previous article called How to Evaluate Enterprise Staffing & Recruiting…


Added by TargetRecruit on June 15, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

4 Must-Have Features for Staffing Timesheets

timesheet targetrecruit The job of a staffing firm doesn’t end with hiring against job orders. As a staffing firm, you will be taking care of your client’s workers once they are placed, and ensuring that they are looked after will help retain your best candidates . An efficient timekeeping solution can ensure that employees you hired for your clients aren’t underpaid or overpaid, which is vital as they rely on its accuracy for their income. The timesheet solution will also ensure that there all…


Added by TargetRecruit on June 10, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

High Impact Visualizations in Recruitment Analytics- II

Recruitment Analytics In part I of this blog series, we learned about recruitment analytics and some contemporary data visualizations that staffing firms could use to enhance their efficiency. Part II is about the must-have visualizations for every staffing firm.

Source of hire

This metric is really important when you want to know where to look to hire the best…


Added by TargetRecruit on April 22, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

High Impact Visualizations in Recruitment Analytics- I

Data Visualization IIf you are a recruiter, then you are dealing with data day in and out. Finding the right talent at the right time and the right price in a tight market is time-consuming and challenging. 

A study suggested that 73% of the companies are having difficulties sourcing skilled candidates. The…


Added by TargetRecruit on April 14, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Recruitment Heat Maps

Recruitment TargetRecruit When you think of heat maps, do weather forecasts come to mind? Well, they have come a long way from there! By definition, they are graphical representations of data using color-coding; their primary usage is to assist in visualizing a large volume of data points, drawing attention to the areas that matter most.

Heat maps have evolved to be high-tech,…


Added by TargetRecruit on March 30, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Evaluate Enterprise Staffing & Recruiting Technology

evaluating recruiting technology

(By Bobby Bartlett, Enterprise Sales, TargetRecruit )  In my time working with small, mid-sized, and enterprise level staffing and recruiting organizations, I’ve seen many different flavors of evaluations. Evaluating enterprise front, middle and back office recruiting technology that will essentially run your organization is very difficult and often fails. I recently read that…


Added by TargetRecruit on February 17, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 reasons why ATS and Email Integration is a must

Email Integration Communication is central to the…


Added by TargetRecruit on February 3, 2020 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Recruitment Technology Trends 2020

Recruitment Technology Trends 2020 Not so long ago, the role of a recruiter in a staffing firm was more about scanning resumes, creating jobs, working on requisitions, shuffling paperwork, and making intuitive decisions based on limited information. Automation. Digitalization. Cloud. These technologies have transformed the way recruiters work and the outcomes they expect, creating new business models and new business opportunities. Indeed, staffing companies are quickly becoming technology companies and…


Added by TargetRecruit on January 24, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments


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