Tag: applicant

T3 – Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is the best?

I’ve said this a number of times, but it’s the question that never goes away. It’s the single most asked question I get in person, online, through email and messaging. There hasn’t been a week go by in the past two years where I’m not asked in some form this question! The question comes in a number of variations: Which ATS do you use?…

Which Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Should We Use?

I’ve said this a number of times, but it’s the question that never goes away. It’s the single most asked question I get in person, online, through email and messaging. There hasn’t been a week go by in the past two years where I’m not asked in some form this question! I get it! Talent Acquisition is finally moving from awkward teen to young…

Fastest Growing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) on the Market

I’m going to share some data today because it’s the single most requested question I get in my life, professionally. Here it is: “Tim, what ATS do you use and what ATS do you recommend?” This got me thinking that one day people will stop asking this question, but they don’t, every month, every year, for probably the past five years! I find that…

Applicant Abandonment and The Paradox of Value.

Have you ever heard of the paradox of value? If not, let me catch you up on that lesson from Philosophy 101. The paradox of value describes the discrepancy of meaning when it comes to value. For example, why is water less expensive than diamonds? We need water to survive but diamonds? Not so much. At least if you ask any girl who didn’t…

Need a pay stub to hire me? Take a hike!

Any employer hung up on getting your pay stub is going to be a bear to work with and will go hungry waiting for a good hire. Look out, HR — the talent is fed up, and in this economy your back is up against the wall. Will you keep demanding salary verification?

Does your company have clean underwear?

If you have no time to write thank-you notes to all job applicants, then you’re soliciting too many resumes. You’ll wake up to find your company’s professional reputation has been trashed by good applicants who found out you’re not as good as they are.