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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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eEmpACT Staffing Software


Developed specifically for the staffing industry, eEmpACT software combines a complete order/assignment, placement, and resume retrieval system with accounting and customer relationship management (CRM) technology. Featuring both front- and back-office components, it provides a recruitment, assignment, payroll, and invoicing software solution designed to be easy to use. Features include customized field labeling that gives users the ability to create and change field groups, and customize labels; over 100 built-in reports and support for unlimited custom reports; mass auto e-mail functionality that lets users send messages to an 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.      

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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or staffing  high quality customer service or patient care. Workforce Forecast Manager -- Accurately forecasts business demand and staffing requirements expected across each day in increments as small as 15-minutes.  These granular forecasts are based on a wide range of definable demand-based metrics, and can even take into consideration complex patterns, trends and seasonality, or special events.  The forecasts are used as a basis to create schedules in Workforce Scheduler that are designed to meet anticipated Read More

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or staffing  least the first round or two of candidate selection, including many government bodies, educational institutions, and corporations, but widely available and more affordable human capital management (HCM) solutions these days means that organizations of any size can make use of automation in the recruitment process. HCM technology can be employed in recruitment to eliminate many repetitive and manual processes, as well as to provide a space for more efficient collaboration between technology and HR staff. Read More

A SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall)


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or staffing  represents “the ultimate reward” or destination (in other words, a paid trip) in many sales incentive programs. In mid-2007, Makana announced in a press release the general availability of Makana Motivator: [Makana Motivator is] a subscription-based on-demand software that helps the people responsible for designing sales incentive programs design, model, and produce the final documents for plan participants. Targeted to small and mid-sized companies, it is the first solution with compensation plan Read More

Recruitment and Staffing RFI/RFP Template


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or staffing  requirements for your RFPs or requests for quotation (RFQs). Make sure that vendors understand and can support all your requirements. Eliminate Recruitment and Staffing Implementation Surprises Get a clear picture of any required customizations. Help Recruitment and Staffing vendors accurately cost required development work. Compare your existing systems to the winning solution (gap analysis). All of TEC''s RFI/RFP Templates are delivered to your in-box as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets so you can easily Read More

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Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution?


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or staffing  Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution? Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution? R. Garland - September 5, 2001 Introduction  There are a LOT of CRM vendors. If you count the pure-play Integrated CRM vendors and niche, or, fill-the-cracks vendors, there at least fifty from which to choose. Should you go with a one-source solution, reducing the need for integration with other corporate data sources, or go with a best-of-breed approach, getting the best in Read More

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or staffing  on their mobile device, or within their social networks. The challenge for every customer care organization is to provide reliable and memorable experiences across every service channel—consistency is critical in delivering great customer experience in the omnichannel world. Engaging directly with customers in a manner using the insights that a multichannel analysis provides is key to building customer loyalty. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM CEO Jim McCann, whose company was featured in the  TV show Undercover Read More

Business Intelligence for Staffing Executives


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or staffing  Intelligence for Staffing Executives Business intelligence (BI) tools give executives the ability to aggregate, view, and analyze information within their organizations, and BI is taking on an increasingly strategic role in the staffing industry. In fact, businesses can earn an incremental return on investment (ROI) of 241% by using BI. But executive involvement is critical to ensuring the successful creation of a data-driven culture that operates smoothly and efficiently. This whitepaper explores Read More

The Smart Alternative to DIY Infrastructure or Cloud Services


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This white paper uses information from a Spiceworks survey of IT professional to look at options for operations infrastructure management.

or staffing  Alternative to DIY Infrastructure or Cloud Services When it comes to managing operations infrastructure, the two options that commonly come to mind are either doing-it-yourself (DIY) in-house or outsourcing certain functions to the cloud. DIY is expensive and outsourcing only part of your requirements can leave you stuck with managing the rest. This white paper uses information from a Spiceworks survey of IT professional to look at options for operations infrastructure management. Read More

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or staffing  a candidate has changed or when a new position requisition has been entered into the system. Indeed, when any changes are made somewhere in the organization, users have to remember to notify one another of the change or else rely on others finding the updates on their own. Neither solution is practical in the long term and invites the possibility that the software solution or best practice will not be adopted consistently by all employees at the company. How can one then build processes into enterprise Read More

Breakaway, MoveOver Or Stand In Line


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or staffing  MoveOver Or Stand In Line Breakaway, MoveOver Or Stand In Line A. Turner - May 31, 2000 Event Summary On May 15, 2000, Breakaway Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: BWAY), a provider of integrated strategy, e-business implementation and application hosting solutions announced the launch of its MarketMover program, an out-of-the-box platform which will allow B2B marketplaces to get to market quickly. Breakaway Solutions'' MarketMover features an open architecture consisting of integrated components, XML Read More

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or staffing  You Need Advanced Analytics for Salesforce.com (or Any CRM) Customer relationship management (CRM) applications provide reports and dashboards, but if you rely on the built-in analytic capabilities of CRM, you’re not extracting the true value of the information in your CRM system. You need robust, easy-to-access analytics embedded right in your CRM solution. Download this white paper for seven signs that you are not operating efficiently. Read More

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or staffing  talent management solution. Those organizations simply looking for recruitment functionality can take advantage of TEC’s Recruitment and Staffing software evaluation. Recruiters and hiring managers will thus be able to compare recruitment and staffing software on the following criteria—tracking the hiring and staffing of individuals with the right skill sets for the right positions: organizational structures and modeling corporate branding sourcing applicant tracking assessment and selection Read More

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With little doubt that the US economy is in or near recession, the big question now is whether we’re heading into a global credit freeze and financial meltdown. If the worst happens, all bets are off—we’ll be pretty much in uncharted territory. But if we do manage to escape with nothing more severe than a typical recession, what approach should you take towards IT spending? The usual

or staffing  You Cut Back or Freeze IT Spending in a Recession? With little doubt that the US economy is in or near recession, the big question now is whether we’re heading into a global credit freeze and financial meltdown. If the worst happens, all bets are off—we’ll be pretty much in uncharted territory. But if we do manage to escape with nothing more severe than a typical recession, what approach should you take towards IT spending? The usual knee-jerk response in a recession is to cut back or freeze Read More