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…
How can you be sure what is in your records is accurateand 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 Technologiesoutlines 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.
Ovation Technologies Announces Partnership with SimplyHired and a New Personal Background Check Feature for Job Seekers
Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2012
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.
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?
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.