talent acquisition

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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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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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How to Attract Skilled Labor Employees

It’s becoming increasingly challenging to recruit skilled labor employees, especially in the construction industry. A recent industry survey found that two-thirds of American contractors say it’s difficult to find qualified craft workers to join their team . In another report , 93% of professionals in the industry say they believe...

Construction, engineering and manufacturing employees

Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...

BirdDogHR VP Operations Michelle Stedman

How to Hire the Right Person

Recruiting new talent isn’t easy. Too often, employers get bombarded by a pile of resumes and sorting through them to find the ones that should be interviewed is no easy task. That’s where a candidate profile comes in. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, explores the benefits of using a well-built candidate profile to hire the right person.

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Embrace Automation in the Workplace

Gone are the days of sifting through documents and spending hours on organization. Filing cabinets and stacks of loose papers are out and the age of automation is here to stay. Here are the days of one click and you’re there. Here are the days of safer, faster and easier....

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Find the Job Board that Fits your Company’s Needs

Job boards are a great way to drive traffic to your career page and get job openings in front of applicants, but are your openings in front of the right applicants? If the position requires a specialized skill set , not just any candidate will do. Some things to consider...

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#Recruitment

It’s no secret that social media can be good for business, but most people don’t know that it can also be invaluable for recruitment. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, dives into the different kind of hashtags and two of the platforms that utilize them: Twitter and Instagram.

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