Recruitment

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How to Use Applicant Tracking for Construction Candidates

The job of a recruiter is incredibly important and complex. Regardless of an HR team’s skills, the truth is that hiring is getting more and more challenging — especially in the construction industry. In fact, a survey from 2015 found that 32% of American employers are having a difficult time...

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Creating the Best Possible Interview for Candidates

Hiring and maintaining top talent starts with smart recruiting, this includes the all too well-known, and often over-complicated, interview. Though it may seem that your interview processes should be extensive and ultra-thorough, what make a difference is the quality of a perspective’s answers rather than the lengthiness of the discussion...

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Building a Winning Team

MW Builders recently gave insight on their blog about how to build a winning team. Read the article to learn how MW Builders uses the BirdDogHR Recruitment and Applicant Tracking System to improve their recruiting strategy.

Read More at MW Builders Blog
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Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just...

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Recruiting, Employing and Retaining Skilled Laborers

Hundreds of construction companies from around the United States are taking advantage of the BirdDogHR Talent Management System to find qualified candidates and develop their skills. In this competitive industry, here are some great strategies to recruit and keep your talent:

Keep things simple. In the construction...

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4 Tips for Better Hiring

Reaching the right candidate for a position isn’t easy, especially now. We live in a big, connected world with a hundred different channels available for anything, which is why it’s important to have a plan when it comes to advertising your jobs. First, you need to find the right channel...

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Should You Hire Externally Or Promote Internally?

When it comes to hiring, the stakes are high. A bad hire can cost your company more than $50,000 , while the right hire can increase your company’s performance.

So is it better to hire externally or promote internally? Should managers devote more time to finding external candidates or...

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