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Three tips for recruiters to better the candidate experience.

We're often most concerned about getting the best talent outcomes for our organisations - and it's easy to forget about the candidates themselves. But it's those candidates who are putting themselves on the line by entering your selection process. And most will unfortunately come away without getting the job. Recruiters have a responsibility to themselves, and their businesses, to make sure candidates gain something meaningful from the process - regardless of whether they're successful or not.

Here are three ways to improve the recruitment selection process for both candidates and our businesses:

Make your day less frustrating: meet MEAT

Remember those times when your aimlessly wonder through the office looking for a free meeting room? Then you finally find a room only to be kicked out 5 minutes later. A while back we developed an app that makes booking rooms on the run a whole lot easier; using an iPad/IPhone, it let's you book a room or see what other rooms are available.

Automating HR - 8 tips for smaller companies

I hate manual repetitive tasks that don’t add value to the work of our team. Unfortunately, in HR, there are many. In the past, we’d run around manually adding information on various HR systems, notify IT, update managers on recruitment stats, new hires, and the list goes on and on. That’s why we’ve been working on ways to automate these processes. And there are some pretty cool systems with great WebAPIs.

3 tips to boost staff recognition programs

Peer recognition is probably the most rewarding and most essential way to reinforce excellence. Often traditional recognition models may have been developed to do so, but they sink in it's own heavy weight.  The practise of allowing people to nominate someone for a quarterly award just didn't catch on. Instead of having a heavyweight program, we introduced a lightweight 'Kudos' model which constantly reinforces great work and awesome behaviours without needing explicit direction or acknowledgement from the top. Something to consider it to simplify the process to boost peer to peer recognition.