21Jun

5 Must-Have Functions To Look For When Shopping For An ATS

As modern recruiters, we understand just how essential technology and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) can be to the recruiting process. Harnessing the power of an ATS can mean better quality candidates, more organized back office functions, lower recruitment costs and all around better experiences for both applicants and recruiters.

13Jun

Making Placements, Losing Money & Not Knowing Until It’s Too Late

Time – a recruiting professional’s most valuable asset, and often biggest obstacle. The saying is true, especially in the talent acquisition industry – time is money when sourcing, hiring, and onboarding the perfect placement for a position. 

As talent pros, we often ask ourselves where we lost track of the time during the recruitment process. When not monitored closely these three aspects of the normal hiring cycle can be notorious for wasting valuable time and driving up your company’s cost per hire.

01Jun

5 Best Practices of Top Performing Recruiters in 2017

As recruiting professionals, we are all aware that today’s talent market favors the job seeker. This truth adds even more pressure to the already competitive hunt for sought-after candidates in 2017. Companies want the best of the best and they are looking to us to deliver the solution.

If you are struggling to make the perfect placement – or just want a leg up on the competition, we have something to aid in your efforts. This list includes 5 of the top recruiting strategies that successful talent professionals are using to snag the most coveted candidates.

25May

3 Ways To Keep Your Remote Employees Engaged

Simply put – happy employees who feel valued represent the best of a company’s culture, and ultimately act as walking recruitment marketing advertisements.

However, there is a hole in our engagement improvement efforts. The hard truth is that we can get so wrapped up in the growth of our on-site people that we often forget about another rapidly growing sector of our organizations, the remote team members.

21May

Startup Roots & Enterprise Aspirations

Over the past three years, Talent Rover has grown 2600%, but it has certainly created some challenges. For the past nine months, we have struggled with delivery. Our challenges are not uncommon among tech companies growing at this pace. But, we’re not willing to settle for common results and are rethinking how we deliver software to clients.

06Apr

The Metrics That Really Matter: “Time to Fill”

We talked about using real time data to find the best sourcing spots in our last blog post. Sourcing is a huge factor in our next metric of interest: time to fill. But before we can talk about the numbers, let’s define what time to fill can mean to talent pros.

Time to fill is a measurement of how long a requisition is open once it is approved to fill or posted—all the way until a candidate officially accepts an offer.

24Mar

The Metrics That Really Matter: Where Do Your Best Candidates Come From?

It’s important to utilize more than one channel for this exact reason. One candidate who is LinkedIn savvy may have the equivalent skill set of another who chooses to job hunt on Indeed instead.

The more channels you utilize, the better range of new candidates you receive.

08Mar

How to Handle the Overheated Job Market

We are now living in an overheated job market. The average number of days it takes to fill a job has risen to 27, and unfilled positions are becoming costly for employers. We are being forced to put our best recruiting skills to work.

What does that really mean for us?

01Mar

Missed Connections: The Trouble with Referral Heavy Hiring

Referrals have always been necessary for recruiters. They are our bread and butter for job lead generation. So, when an employee referral program is in place at your company, it can’t hurt to ask them to hook us up with their connections, right?

It can if that is the main ingredient in our sourcing mix.

We all know the pros of employee referrals; we see them in action every day. We get top-notch people that fit with the job description, fall within the salary range, and have the potential to be a link in a never-ending chain of connections.

13Feb

What's Up With All of the Chatter?

When Talent Rover was starting up, our founders knew they wanted something modern, with cutting edge features that set the software apart. It was no question that they wanted a unique platform for recruiters to bring their data and workspace with them wherever they needed to take it. They wanted a cloud-based platform to serve as a mobile office for top firms all over the country.

Have you ever typed in “cloud based software” or “SaaS”? Well if you did it around 2010, you understand how overwhelming the number of search results were.