New year's resolutions for recruiters 2013

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RecruiterBox shares some New Years Resolutions that can help recruiters revamp their recruitment strategies and stay ahead of the game in 2013. To learn about our innovative recruitment software or for more tips on successful recruiting, visit us at http://recruiterbox.com today!

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  • 1. New YearsResolutions forRecruitersrecruiterbox.comJanuary 2013

2. Happy New Year Welcome to 2013. Weve made itthrough aMayan apocalypse and a job market still inrecovery and all! Its a New Year and that means its the perfect timefor your business to do a little spring cleaning andstart revamping its recruitment strategies RecruiterBox is here to help! Thats why wevecreated a 2013 Resolutions List full of resolutionsand solutions for recruiters 3. Make Technology Your Biggest Ally Whether its the latest ATS or the contact list on yoursmart phone, take advantage of the software andtechnology you have Dont think of your software as a means for thehigher-ups to keep tabs, treat it like the helpfuldatabase it isand enter in as many useful detailsas you can Recruiting systems will help you stay organized andahead of the competition The CRM can be your friend 4. Optimize for Mobile People use their smartphones for everythingincluding job searches Optimize your application process for people usingmobile devices Think like youre in 2013: try asking candidates if theywant alerts or text updates about job postings andmore sent to their phones 5. Take Advantage of Social Job Search Since it exploded in 2012, Social Job Search mightnot be new, but its definitely still newsworthy Facebook and Twitter are great for getting yourbusiness seen and for sharing updates and postings Linkedin is the most powerful social site foraccessing professionals and is one of the most usedprofile and resume resourcestake advantage of it Stay visible and involved Tap into the millions using social media 6. Dont Start from Scratch (when you dont need to) It may be a new year, but that doesnt mean youcant use old contacts or proven methods Tap into past referrals and resources from previousrecruitment campaigns Explore whats already in your network and expandfrom there 7. Always Respond Good news or bad, its not a bigdeal, so dont make it onejustshoot off a quick email Dont let potential candidateslose interest because you failedto respond in time Dont worry about being tooterseits better to get a shortresponse than no response, evenif the candidate didnt get thejob Respect candidates byrespondingit will give you morethan good karma 8. Invest in RecruitmentSoftware If youre part of a big corporation, responding toevery candidate might not be an option, since justkeeping track of your candidates can be hardenough The latest software from recruiterbox can help youmanage your applicants, their applications, andmore Recruitment software is the key to improving yourefficiency, especially if youre a company thatsexpanding quickly 9. Dont Deceive Candidates Sparing a candidates feelingsisnt worth telling white lies, evenlittle ones Youre talking about life-alteringevents in peoples lives. Jobs area big deal, so treat theconversation seriously Even if you feel like youre doinga candidate a favor, its neverbetter to fib Honesty is the best (business)policyits simpler for you andbetter for them 10. Get Inside Their Heads Think the way your candidates would Read trade journals and keep up with any trendingnews that relates to your industry Any deeper understanding you can get is valuable Become your potential hires, put on their shoes andget inside their heads to stay ahead of the game Be compelling Appeal to your audience 11. Think Outside The Box Knowledge is power. As a recruiter, dont just strive toeducate yourself, demonstrate what you can do Dont do it to show off, but to build a better understandingof what you do, feel more secure in your job, gain moreconfidence, and develop and heighten your skillso Write a blogo Host a webinaro Network outside of yourtraditional circleso Start a clubo Speak at an evento Read books, or even write oneo Working on yourself will helpyou in your work with others 12. Contact Us RecruiterBox is the secret to successful recruiting.Receive and manage job applications effortlessly with their innovative tracking software that makes finding, and hiring, the perfect candidates easy!Visit us today at http://recruiterbox.com/