All posts by Michael Sojdie

StaffingSoft’s President/CEO, Michael is actively engaged in all levels of decision making for the company including sales, market strategy, product design and development. StaffingSoft is an enterprise-wide Applicant Tracking System ("ATS") / Recruiting Software featuring a suite of tools that effectively integrate and manage talent recruiting, retention, and management from internal staff, to outside vendors, to candidates globally.

10 Must-Have Perks to Attract Top Talent

In today’s competitive corporate market, keeping employees happy is a must. Competitors are always looking to poach talent.
Perks are an important part of attracting the best talent, as well as creating a positive working culture, which makes staff more productive and creative, and increases loyalty.
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Rushing to Judgement Could Cost You a Great Hire

As any recruiter knows, hiring a new employee can be a stressful proposition. You need to sift between the candidates’ qualifications, attitudes, and personalities. Far too often, this process can be to the detriment of good candidates.
Failed hires are a liability. The hiring process costs the company time and money. The cost of a replacement hire can be as much as 400% of the departing employee’s base salary, to say nothing of the upheaval, the reduction of company efficiency, and the drop in morale caused by hiring the wrong person.
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Job Market Forecast for College Grads in 2017-2018

College graduates doing menial work while desperately trying to pay off student loans is a familiar story. Though people love sad stories, this one can be put into the myth category. And 2017/18 promises to be a good year for new graduates. If you have a degree, you can expect higher revenues and a low probability of unemployment.
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10 Bad Recruiting Practices That Drive Talent Away

If you have problem finding talent, your recruiting processes may be at fault. Employers who can post a reasonable job ad, and are willing to pay a decent wage, have better success finding talent. Inexperienced employers, however, can face common problems getting the right applicants to sign up.
Here are 10 recruiting practices that are guaranteed to make talent run the other way.
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10 Effective Ways to Motivate Employees

If you want to motivate your employees, you need to create an environment in which they can motivate themselves.

Here are ten ways to make this a reality.
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Importance of Hiring Manager’s Feedback after Interviews

Job hunting can be grueling. Many candidates complain that the worst part of the experience is giving everything they have to perform well in an interview and then never hearing back from the hiring manager.

Giving feedback after interviews is very important for a business’s reputation and its future success. Here’s why.
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Improve the Candidate Experience during the Hiring Process

Searching for a new job is one of the most stressful things most adults undertake. It’s right up there with moving home and having children. If someone has been fired, made redundant, or been out of work for a while, the pressure of finding new work can mount with every day that passes without a job offer.
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Pros and Cons of Automation and Algorithms in Hiring

It’s no secret that technology and automation have permeated nearly every aspect of the recruiting industry over the last two decades. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that organizations are relying more and more on sophisticated automation systems and algorithms to wade through the masses of resumes they receive on a weekly basis.
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Challenges Managers Face Working with HR and How HR Can Help

HR can supercharge a business’s performance, but developing an effective working relationship between managers and HR can sometimes be tricky. Whether a manager is working with his or her own HR department or an outsourced HR company, their ability to work together can define the business’s ability to succeed.
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Pros and Cons of Working Abroad

More and more people are living and working outside the country of their birth. If you’re considering being one of them, you’re not alone. This figure is on the rise.

If you’re considering whether or not to work abroad, this overview of the pros and cons should help you make the right decision for you.

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