How a best-of-breed platform can support high-volume retail recruitment

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Managing recruitment in the retail industry is an ongoing challenge. HR teams in retail organizations are tasked with hiring a constant, high-volume flow of new retail workers while managing a turnover rate and seasonality that is simply not present in any other industry. In Canada, the retail industry has one of the youngest workforces, with more workers under 24 years … Read More

October 2022 Release Notes

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Whilst most of our work in October focused on progressing the new :Recruit software updates, namely to the Jobs workflow, we continued to release quality-of-life improvements and bug fixes that will help you drive growth for your organization quicker and easier. If you want to find out more about the new :Recruit software updates that are coming soon, you can … Read More

First rollout of :Recruit software updates will improve Jobs workflow

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You may have heard about the exciting software updates coming to :Recruit. Starting this year, our recruitment CRM will be updated to a new, streamlined look and feel. These :Recruit software updates will be released in stages to allow you time to get comfortable with the improved appearance and functionality. The first set of pages that will be overhauled is … Read More

Simplified decision-making with :Recruit’s new LinkedIn look-up feature. 

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LinkedIn Lookup Feature

LinkedIn is one of the most popular and powerful tools when screening applicants for your job. An applicant’s LinkedIn profile can help you gain more insight into their experience, special skills and interests and determine whether they are the right fit for your role and team.  How the LinkedIn Lookup Feature Works The new feature allows you to add a … Read More

Could hiring for potential help overcome the talent shortage?

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overcome the talent shortage

We are experiencing a tight labor market. Very few people are unemployed, and businesses throughout the world are trying to find any talent they can from the increasingly limited number of job seekers currently available. In order to fill their existing roles,  many organizations are being forced to look outside the box – to rethink how they find talent in … Read More

Easy-to-action insights to help you hire top tech talent.

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In the technology industry it is notoriously difficult to find and retain talent. Unfortunately, it’s only getting more difficult. In the US, the number of tech jobs advertised jumped by 81% between 2019 and 2021. Despite rising vacancies, the average number of applications per role fell by 19% in the same time period. Whether you’re in the tech industry, or … Read More

11 secrets for a successful onboarding process

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In the current talent climate, the key to sustainable success is to look beyond candidate attraction and consider how your organization will retain its talent. One proven way to do this is by prioritizing your onboarding process. The numbers tell the story – 20 per cent of turnover occurs within the first 45 days of employment. This figure is significant … Read More

July/August 2022 Release Notes

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Throughout July, we released a range of new features, quality of life improvements, and bug fixes to help our users continue to get the most out of :Recruit, and other Scout Talent software modules. Take a look at some of the updates we released over the past month: New Features Ongoing enhancement of our platform’s functionality and capabilities. :Recruit We’ve … Read More

New “Save Application” feature encourages more applications per vacancy

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We recently released a new feature in :Recruit that allows candidates to save their applications mid-completion prior to submitting them. This new feature is designed to increase the number of applications you receive per vacancy by allowing candidates to start applying for a role and save their responses until they’re ready to submit. This gives candidates the option to finish … Read More

How :Recruit adds value to your HRIS

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In today’s increasingly competitive job market, talent acquisition requires making smarter decisions with your recruitment processes. Many organizations have started to realize that the way they hired in the past can’t compete with the way that the business world recruits now, so they turn to recruitment software solutions to help them enhance their talent acquisition process. Many organizations use an … Read More