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Signs Your Hiring Software Needs an Update

Posted by Erin Borgerson on July 10, 2015

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Do you feel your franchise is always the last to jump on the latest trends in technology? Do you feel as though your hiring process could be better? Staying on top of the latest technology trends is essential for all franchises. Yet, with all the noise about latest trends and fads it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint what systems are necessary and which are superfluous. Being in the know gives you a competitive advantage and keeps your franchise ahead of the game when it comes to hiring and recruiting for your business.

Hiring software is a great tool for franchisees to use, but if it is outdated, it’s useless. It’s essential to make sure that your hiring software not only works, but can be used by both a franchise brand’s leadership team and franchisees.

How to Spot the Signs:

  1. You’re running low on applicants
  2. You can’t delete older job postings
  3. You are having trouble adding new job postings
  4. Applicants are having trouble uploading resumes, cover letters, etc.
  5. Emails aren’t being sent properly
  6. Applicants are receiving irrelevant email responses
  7. You are having problems getting background checks and security information
  8. You can’t post positions to desired job boards
  9. You have difficulty saving interview notes and scorecards

If you find that these signs are relevant to you, then maybe it’s time to upgrade to a new hiring platform for your franchise. With an updated hiring software program you will have access to finding top talent faster, figuring out which candidate is the best fit for your business and will have all of the resources that are necessary to have an efficient hiring system. A fully updated hiring system will save you time by not having to go through piles upon piles of resumes and not having to interview individuals who are not the right candidate for the position.

The Hireology hiring platform gives franchises what they need to select the right candidate for the job directly from their internet browser. The platform is an easy-to-use system that allows you to accept, store, share and rate resumes, as well as cover letters, all in one location. The more organized your hiring practice is the better the outcome will be for your franchise. To learn more about the Hireology data-driven selection management platform, visit http://www.hireology.com/ today.

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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.