Applicant Tracking System 101


What is an applicant tracking system? An applicant tracking system (ATS) is software that lets organizations keep track of job applications and oversee hiring tasks like posting open positions or performing background checks.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

Just as recently, I learned about the passage of a new employment law in the state of Massachusetts that bans employers from inquiring about an applicant’s salary history prior to offering the individual a job. Obstacle #2 – Time & money required to get better market pay data.

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Here's Why Intuition Matters In Our Data-Driven Age

Cornerstone On Demand

In the age of analytics, why are we so enamored with reducing the “human" in order to embrace the data? Nowhere is this encroachment of technology on the practice of HR more evident than with the use of Applicant Tracking Systems , or ATS software.

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Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)


In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. Pay data for your EEO report is due by September 30, 2019 (for 2017 and 2018). The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. Component 1 requires hiring data categorized by the following: Race/ethnicity. EEO Component 2 (EEO-2) is pay data : hours worked and wage paid. I Thought EEO-2 (Pay Data) Was Put On Hold.

Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process


Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting?

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Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You


Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. Data Security.

Employee Records – How Long Should You Keep Them For?


The Americans with Disabilities Act , Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and other federal laws require all hiring records be stored for a year after a job offer is made in order to prove the employer did not discriminate in the hiring process. Applicant resumes, ? Job applications, ? Any searches made through applicant tracking systems. When state and federal time limits for employee data storage differ, go with the longer time period.

HR Moments Matter: 3 Compensation Challenges Solved With People Analytics


In this series, Allison McConville, Visier’s VP of Human Resources , will share how you can use data to support the people moments that matter, enabling the best decisions for both your employees and your organization.

Maintaining Recruiting Compliance


It’s easy to see how the added burden of managing recruiting compliance – much less keeping track of and understanding it all – can be incredibly challenging. million in relief for federal employees and job applicants. Discrimination cases handled by the OFCCP are on the rise.

Humanology: The Future of Humans, Technology in the Workplace

Ultimate Software

Part of the concern Gawdat has expressed is cognitive technologies such as AI will be (and are currently) learning from us based on the information that lives in our systems and on the Internet. by Janine N. Truitt.

Do We Have an AI Safe Word?

HR Examiner

We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination). When Applicant Tracking Systems appeared on the scene, companies pitched to the head of recruiting.

Beyond Lip Service: How HR Software Can Improve Workplace Diversity

TrustRadius HR

Of HR professionals we surveyed on how their organizations deal with bias or discrimination in the workplace, some form of training is by far the most popular method of internal-facing D&I enablement for companies.

Need to Find Better Candidates? Here’s How AI Can Help


To hire the right person, recruiters have to begin by finding and attracting the best applicants. Programmatic advertising also helps attract the right applicants. Not all AI tools are limited to scouring a company’s own applicant tracking system.

3 Takeaways from the 2019 ASHHRA Conference


In the event of a positive drug test, instruct the medical review officer to have a discussion with the applicant. . Consult the applicable state anti-discrimination and accommodation obligations. . Aligning Employer Branding, Data Analytics and LEAN for Strategic HR.

The ClearCompany Authoritative Guide to HR Technology Terms

ClearCompany HRM

In layman’s terms: Your ATS speaks seamlessly to your onboarding software , which speaks to your performance management system, which also ties into your payroll system. Fun fact: Did you know the average company has 31 systems in its HR tech stack? What is a System of Record?

How Connected Society Helps Companies and Job Hunters Connect


Niche job boards and social media sites make it easier to track down potential candidates who have specialized skill sets for hard-to-fill positions. Recruitment CRM software can help alleviate these concerns by automating communications to candidates and applicants.

How ATS simplifies the recruitment process

Hacker Earth

Because there are so many moving parts to recruiting—scheduling, interviewing, communicating— recruiters can significantly lighten their workload with applicant tracking systems. . Access to data. Easy tracking of applicants. Provides access to helpful data.

Asking These Illegal Interview Questions Is Strictly Forbidden


It is the ideal opportunity to get to know a potential new hire beyond their job application, resume, and cover letter. If you ask about any of the protected categories listed above, it’s easy for a job seeker to argue that they were discriminated against.

Pros and Cons to Using Text Messages in Your Recruiting Process

HR Daily Advisor

You’ll also need to be able to record the messages in whatever applicant tracking system you use, so your system will need to integrate the information from the texts. Could cause inadvertent discrimination if you’re not careful.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Adrian is the co-founder of HR tech startup Career Hero – a company that provides job seekers with the necessary data to improve their chances of a job interview. She did extended research on HR technology adoption and was the author of Sierra-Cedar’s HR Systems Survey.

The Importance of Conducting Background Checks for Employment


We’ve all seen it: Sometimes an applicant presents really well at the initial stage and you’re eager to get them into the hiring funnel ASAP. Some applicants might not be appropriate for certain positions due to something that’s revealed in their personal history.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

During her ten years at Netflix, Tawni ensured the company’s systems, people and culture were perfectly aligned so that the company could sustain its unprecedented growth. She did extended research on HR technology adoption and was the author of Sierra-Cedar’s HR Systems Survey.

The HR Professional’s Guide to Addressing The Gender Pay Gap


” “There are laws against pay discrimination.” The 76 cent statistic comes from raw data—essentially, someone took the median U.S. You can take steps to hire and promote more women by utilizing blind applications. “The gender pay gap is overblown.”

Reshaping Talent Management in the Millennial Era

TrustRadius HR

Trends like cloud computing, big data, gamification, and automation have the potential to transform HR and talent management processes for the better. Automation can also take bias and discrimination out of the recruiting process. The war for talent is more intense than ever.

Reshaping Talent Management in the Millennial Era

TrustRadius HR

Trends like cloud computing, big data, gamification, and automation have the potential to transform HR and talent management processes for the better. Automation can also take bias and discrimination out of the recruiting process. The war for talent is more intense than ever.

Understand Important Trends in Recruiting and Hiring in 10 Minutes


For detailed action plans on how to find more qualified talent, leverage big data in the recruiting process, and how to use social media and marketing in the hiring process check out our executive summary. Using data to inform your hiring decisions. Applicant Screening.

3 ATSs That Make it Easy to Be an Equal Opportunity Employer


An applicant tracking system (ATS). ATSs are specifically designed to track candidate information that’s relevant to a particular position and to help you stay compliant with legal standards. Mobile application capability. Bias is unavoidable.

10 Ways to Make Good Hiring Decisions Out of Bad Decisions


Disregard or ignore objective data if it contradicts your personal beliefs. Hiring managers say the top reasons they make bad hiring decisions are a result of: The need to fill the job quickly Insufficient talent intelligence Lack of application review Failure to check references It’s unfortunate that the most cited causes leading to bad hires can be prevented. Use objective data, even if it contradicts your personal beliefs.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide


Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data. Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data. This includes tracking your sources of hire.

Careers page 101: Everything HR managers and recruiters need to know to build an effective careers page


How can you increase diverse applicants through your careers page? They convert visitors into applicants. Make sure your “Apply” button is in a prominent position so that potential applicants can easily submit their materials for consideration. Explain the application process.