iCIMS Named Leader in IDC MarketScapes for Modern Talent Acquisition Suites

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn International Data Corporation (IDC), a global provider of market intelligence for IT executives, has named recruitment software provider iCIMS a Leader in the three IDC MarketScapes for Worldwide and U.S. Modern Talent Acquisition Suites for Large Enterprise, Medium Enterprise, and Small & Mid-sized Businesses. IDC cited iCIMS …

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Jobvite Releases 2019 Recruiting Benchmark Report Based on Analysis of More than 50 Million Job Seekers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Jobvite, Inc. – a leader in talent acquisition innovation with a candidate-centric recruiting model – has released its 4th annual 2019 Recruiting Benchmark Report that is based on an analysis of Jobvite’s database of more than 50 million job seekers and 10 million job applications, making this …

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Background Check Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Speak at SHRM 2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – the world’s largest HR professional society – will hold the SHRM 2019 Talent Conference & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee from April 8 to 10, 2019. The conference will feature screening industry leaders such as background expert Attorney Lester Rosen, …

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War for Talent Forces Employers to Examine Screening Process to Reduce Impediments to Hiring in 2019

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The ongoing war for talent – along with record low unemployment – will force employers to examine their entire hiring program, including the screening process, to ensure there are no impediments to finding workers in 2019. This trend has been chosen by global background check provider Employment …

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Talent Shortage in U.S. Continues as Job Openings Hit Record High of 6.6 Million in March 2018

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The talent shortage problem continued in the United States as job openings increased to a record high of 6.6 million on the last business day of March 2018, according to the ‘Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary’ from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest level since the …

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Background Check Expert Speaks at SHRM Talent Conference about Proper Use of Social Media Screening

   Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A background check expert speaking at the 2018 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference & Exposition warned using social media to screen job applicants can lead to “a world of privacy and discrimination problems,” according to an article written by SHRM Online Manager/Editor Roy …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) to Present at 2018 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – a leading global background check firm – will present two sessions at the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) from April 16 to 18, 2018, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Study Finds Average Time to Hire for U.S. Employers Grew to 23.8 Days

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The average time to hire from start to finish of the interview process for employers in the United States was 23.8 days in the first half of 2017 – up nearly a full day when compared to the average time to hire of 22.9 days in 2014 – and …

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Measuring Past Performance When Hiring Can Create Accurate Outlook for Potential Future Success

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn While some businesses believe an applicant’s potential for future success is more important than their past experience when hiring, a background check expert explains that “measures of past performance can create an accurate outlook for future performance,” according to the article entitled “What’s More Important When Hiring: Future …

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