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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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or staffing  unlimited number of clients or employees; the ability for users to source within their own databases, filter the best potential candidates through the initial prescreening component, and produce actionable reports; the ability for users to write and maintain requisitions using templates, and launch job ads; and resume management functionality that allows users to perform specialized searches and narrow down their findings in order to select qualified candidates. Read More

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