Now You Can Stop Swimming In Resumes With Innovation In Hiring


Drowning in a flood of resumes? It might be time to rethink your hiring process!

Innovation in hiring uses technology to provide resume relief!

Innovation in HiringIt was not that long ago when only large corporations had enough innovation in hiring  to manage a flood of applications and resumes for the choice job openings.

Applicant tracking software (ATS) made life easier for the big players by gathering candidates into a searchable database, allowing hiring managers to choose from the best.

Now, technology offers a wide range of affordable options for companies of any size. Innovation in hiring now lets them obtain, recruit and onboard exceptional talent.

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2013: Most Jobs Will Be Filled By Referrals


60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals, a number that will rise in 2013.

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Silkroad Online (Photo credit: Oliver Schwarz)

It should come as no surprise to hiring manages and HR departments; referrals are the best method for bringing on the best talent.

The reason should be obvious; who would be best at promoting your company to others than happy and engaged employees?

As we approach 2013, referrals will become even more essential to the hiring process, especially as unemployment drops and the pool of quality job applicants shrinks.

This is no news flash, but social media can be seen as the heart of this surge of referrals. People are becoming more “social,” by enlarging networks and meeting more virtual “friends.”

Social media and technological advantages have made the world a smaller place, and that means it is easier to reach the candidates with the best qualifications and character.

In an article in blog.resumebear.com, the newest online hiring tools (including products by SilkRoad and Ovation Technologies) make acquiring referrals and recruitment through networks an essential tool to bringing on the newest talent:

That’s the latest feature from one of the leading automatic online job application software packages, SilkRoad Technology’s OpenHire. Thanks to a software update SilkRoad introduced last spring that is being adopted by many HR departments, once you’ve submitted your resume to a job site using…

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You Check Your Credit, Why Not Your Criminal Background? [Infographic]


What will you find in YOUR background check?You hear it everywhere; in the news, advertising in print and on TV.

What’s in YOUR credit report?

With the importance of good credit for your financial condition, it is necessary to check your credit history regularly.

In fact, it is so essential, financial planners recommend you run a check ONCE A YEAR, if not MORE!

People who are smart about their finances do not question the wisdom; so why don’t you do the same for your CRIMINAL BACKGROUND?

Problems appearing in a criminal background check are the same issues that arise in credit histories:

How can you be sure what is in your records is accurate and correct?

Protect your reputation today with your own background check. It’s not only good to know what others—such as possible employers—will discover, but it will give you an opportunity to fix any serious errors.

This infographic from Ovation Technologies outlines how a criminal background check can reveal various errors, the same problems that occur in a credit report.

But there is a difference; in the case of a criminal report, serious errors could send you to JAIL! Arm yourself with the truth; knowledge of what exactly is in your background.

Before it’s too late!

Infographic after the jump…

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Ovation & Simply Hired: Partners for Better Hiring


Ovation Technologies Announces Partnership with SimplyHired and a New Personal Background Check Feature for Job Seekers

Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2012

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Tampa Bay based software company, Ovation Technologies, announced a partnership with SimplyHired that makes it easier for employers to advertise jobs through the Ovation hiring tool.

Ovation helps businesses create professional job posts that attract applicants and then post them to social networks and job boards. It also simplifies the selection process by ranking incoming candidates according to suitability so the best ones stand out.

Ovation actually makes hiring fun!

Job posts powered by SimplyHired.com gives Ovation users the option to reach an even wider range of potential job candidates in order to find the best fit for openings. SimplyHired.com joins Indeed.com and Monster.com and others as job board options for businesses using Ovation.

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Personal Background Checks for Job Seekers

Ovation Technologies also announced that a new feature for job seekers. Personal Background Check is a feature that allows job seekers to run their own personal background screens to discover what employers see when running these checks.

Erroneous background results can cost candidates a job, so the new Personal Background Check option from Ovation Technologies gives job seekers an opportunity to find and fix mistakes. These checks can also help pinpoint identity theft issues, so job candidates will have no reason to worry about what employers are seeing when running a background check.

A recent study by SHRM revealed that 70% of employers check backgrounds; shouldn’t you know what they are seeing?

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Ovation Makes Splash at @HRTechConf


CHICAGO/TAMPA BAY, FL–(From PRWeb)

Ovation Technologies, the cloud-based recruiting and employee on-boarding software, launched several key enhancements to its product today at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago.

In an effort to better serve its customer base, Ovation has enhanced its existing product to streamline recruiting workflow, increase product accessibility, simplify its pricing and has improved upon its already popular mobile platform.

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Ovation Tech Announces Key Updates


Ovation Technologies Introduces Key Product Updates at HR Technology Conference & Expo In Chicago

Chicago, Ill. – October 2, 2012–Ovation Technologies, the cloud-based recruiting and employee on-boarding software, launched several key updates to its product today at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago, Illinois. In an effort to better serve its customer base of small and medium-sized businesses; Ovation has enhanced its existing product to streamline recruiting workflow, increased product accessibility, simplified its pricing and improved upon its already popular mobile platform. Continue reading “Ovation Tech Announces Key Updates”