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Q&A With Apex Service Partner’s Casey Miller: Optimizing Candidate Engagement To Successfully Compete For In-Demand Talent

Casey Miller is the Director of People and Talent for Apex Service Partners, a relatively new and rapidly growing platform of award-winning HVAC, plumbing and electrical service businesses. Apex supports the success of its partner companies by investing heavily in both add-on acquisitions and organic growth initiatives including people development and technology.

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employee spotlight GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Andrew Fricke

GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Andrew Fricke

The name GR8 People sums up everything our software helps our customers in talent acquisition find—GR8 People.

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talent acquisition Pump Up The Volume: How High-Volume Recruiters Are Hiring Smarter and Faster

Pump Up The Volume: How High-Volume Recruiters Are Hiring Smarter and Faster

Qualified, interested and available candidates. You need a lot of them and you need them now. With unemployment still towering above pre-pandemic levels, high-volume hiring should be easier and faster than ever, right? Wrong.

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talent acquisition How To Use Talent Acquisition Success Metrics To Demonstrate Value To The Business

How To Use Talent Acquisition Success Metrics To Demonstrate Value To The Business

The need for HR’s expertise, insight and leadership has never been greater. Whether seeking advice on how to manage a remote workforce during a pandemic or address persistent DEI challenges head on, CEOs are increasingly reaching out to HR at a level not previously seen.

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ai for recruiting Recruiting Automation: What’s New, What’s Next and What’s Needed in 2021

Recruiting Automation: What’s New, What’s Next and What’s Needed in 2021

The economy analysts at Goldman Sachs are forecasting an unemployment rate of 4.1% by the end of 2021. Their forecast is driven by a strong uptick in the overall economy along with significant hiring in sectors that shed jobs at the start of the pandemic.

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talent acquisition Best Practices And #GR8tips For Text Recruiting

Best Practices And #GR8tips For Text Recruiting

Diane Tarbell is a product manager at GR8 People, where she plays an integral role in the continued evolution and advancement of our One-Experience Talent Platform.

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talent acquisition Retail Recruiting In 2021: What’s Changed And What It Means For Talent Acquisition

Retail Recruiting In 2021: What’s Changed And What It Means For Talent Acquisition

The retail trade sector has been steadily gaining ground since last spring, including a better-than-expected 2020 holiday season.

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talent acquisition Point Solution or Talent Platform? Set Up (Don’t Trip Up) Your Recruiting Teams

Point Solution or Talent Platform? Set Up (Don’t Trip Up) Your Recruiting Teams

Prior to 2020, many enterprise organizations took a build-your-own strategy to their talent acquisition tech stack by layering best-in-breed point solutions on top of their existing applicant tracking system.

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talent acquisition Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Fil Farinaccio D'Urbano is the head of people and culture for Ardene, a fashion retailer with more than 300 stores in Canada and the United States, as well as multiple locations beyond North America.

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employee spotlight GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Cassie Sims

GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Cassie Sims

The name GR8 People sums up everything our software helps our customers in talent acquisition find—GR8 People.

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talent acquisition #HRTechConf Spring 2021: Rewriting Talent Acquisition’s Playbook With a Focus on Adaptability

#HRTechConf Spring 2021: Rewriting Talent Acquisition’s Playbook With a Focus on Adaptability

Many of the themes explored by conference presenters and panelists participating in the recent virtual HR Technology Conference & Exposition reflect the impact of the pandemic on the future of work and the ongoing cultural challenges associated with a remote workforce.

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recruitment marketing Recruitment Marketing Madness: 5 Lessons From #TheBigDance

Recruitment Marketing Madness: 5 Lessons From #TheBigDance

In just a few days, one of the most epic sporting events of the year will unite the country in rivalry over the nation’s top 68 NCAA Basketball teams.

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talent acquisition International Women’s Day: Perspectives From 2 GR8 TA Tech Pioneers

International Women’s Day: Perspectives From 2 GR8 TA Tech Pioneers

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we went straight to GR8 People’s favorite sources of inspiration—CEO Diane Smith and Chief Product Officer Jayne Kettles.

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employer brand How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part II

How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part II

In the first part of this two-blog series, I discussed the importance of employer branding to recruiting and retention success and the significant investment that companies make to get it right.

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employer brand How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part I

How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part I

The attention to and investment in employer branding as part of an organization’s comprehensive strategy to attract and retain talent is essential to realizing recruiting success.

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talent acquisition Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

It’s not easy to go more than a few days without seeing another new report or article examining the desire employees have to continue working from home long after the pandemic subsides.

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talent acquisition Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

One of the main reasons organizations avoid replacing sub-par talent acquisition technology is the time-intensive nature of implementation.

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talent acquisition Breaking Bad Habits: Recruiting Lessons From Groundhog Day

Breaking Bad Habits: Recruiting Lessons From Groundhog Day

For some, Groundhog Day brings to mind tradition in the form of top hats and Punxsutawney Phil.

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ai for recruiting How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

CandExperienceDay2021, the Talent Board’s annual celebration of positive candidate experiences, takes place virtually this Wednesday.

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talent acquisition Operational Excellence and the Recruiting Function: The Unequivocal Value of a Unified Talent Platform

Operational Excellence and the Recruiting Function: The Unequivocal Value of a Unified Talent Platform

Operational excellence has always been a primary objective of successful businesses, from the productivity of people to the efficiency of systems and processes.

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talent acquisition 2021 Job Search And Hiring Outlook: How Recruiters Can Prepare For Success

2021 Job Search And Hiring Outlook: How Recruiters Can Prepare For Success

For many Americans, ringing in a new year also means kicking off a new job search.

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talent acquisition Talent Acquisition in 2021: Forgoing Predictions in Favor of Lessons Learned

Talent Acquisition in 2021: Forgoing Predictions in Favor of Lessons Learned

I think there’s one thing we can all agree on—any predictions regarding what 2021 has in store for the talent acquisition and management industry is pretty much an exercise in futility.

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virtual recruiting events Best 2020 Virtual Recruiting Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Best 2020 Virtual Recruiting Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

The initial transition to virtual recruiting this spring may have felt like a scramble as talent acquisition teams worked to quickly figure out which tools and solutions could meet their rapidly-evolving needs.

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ai for recruiting Best 2020 Recruiting Automation Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Best 2020 Recruiting Automation Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Organizations are in the midst of a digital transformation, one that accelerated considerably because of the events of 2020.

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candidate relationship management From Cluttered Communities To High-Performing Pools: The Evolution Of Candidate Relationship Management Software

From Cluttered Communities To High-Performing Pools: The Evolution Of Candidate Relationship Management Software

Ask enterprise recruiters what their biggest talent acquisition challenges are today, and they’re likely to tell you that it’s the same issue they had prior to COVID-19—finding and attracting high-quality candidates.

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