Tag Archives: Technology

Solving the Third-Party Tech Puzzle

Part Two of a Two Part Series With time and research, you can put every piece together. In our previous post The Avalanche of Third-Party Tech, we discussed the enormous number of third-party technology options available to the staffing industry—and how having so many options can be both a blessing and a curse! Now we’ll […]

The Avalanche of Third-Party Tech

Part One of a Two Part Series So many staffing technology solutions is a good problem to have. Many core staffing platforms have consolidated, resulting in fewer available front- and back-office options. So how can a staffing company differentiate itself from competitors? One solution is third-party technology. In the past, the tech industry viewed staffing […]

“Too Small” for Tech Strategy? There’s No Such Thing!

Technology enables today’s staffing firms to survive and thrive Are the days of starting a staffing firm with one person, one phone number, and one email address over? No. Can that one firm compete? Also, no—unless it has a robust technology stack. That’s because: In previous blog posts, we discussed the huge number of third-party […]

Prudent Planning for Software Success: Maximizing ROI in Post Implementation

Part Three of a Three Part Series Our previous blog posts covered new software system pre-implementation steps and avoiding the “productivity dip” that implementation can cause. Now that your system is up and running, let’s cover ways to maximize the return on your investment in it. These tips can help continue to drive your team’s […]

Prudent Planning for Software Success: Avoiding the Productivity Dip

Part Two of a Three Part Series Our previous blog post covered new software pre-implementation steps. Now, let’s address one reason why staffing firms delay replacing outdated software: Fear of a “productivity dip.” What’s a Productivity Dip? A productivity dip is when a new software system causes users to take more time to complete typical […]

Prudent Planning for Software Success: Pre-Implementation

Part One of a Three Part Series Choosing new software for your business is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Deciding how to ensure that your software’s implementation is successful—and how to help users quickly adapt to the change—are just as important. Planning for success starts prior to the implementation kick-off call. Ask […]

Leveraging Your CRM Capabilities

Are you getting the most out of your CRM configuration? There are two types of staffing customers: those using an ATS that has CRM capabilities available and enabled and those leveraging a separate CRM for managing prospects and pipeline. Here, we’ll discuss challenges inherent in both situations—and how to solve them. 1. Your ATS Has […]

Transform your Training Videos

Tips and tools for creating captivating content In the past, training video production was the exclusive domain of a dedicated training department. It required skilled professionals and specialized equipment—plus considerable time and expense. Even with all that, the final product often was a lengthy, tedious viewing experience. Today, almost anyone can make an engaging training […]

Upgrade Candidate Intake With the New Bullhorn Open Source Career Portal

With good candidates in short supply, having a simple and effective way for candidates to apply to your openings is paramount. The candidate experience starts with your career portal, whether they start on your website or are redirected from an external site like LinkedIn or Google for Jobs. Bullhorn just released two new versions of […]