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Bracket Breakdown: March Madness 2015 Results

Team Hyrell is a competitive bunch, so this year we decided to open up our March Madness "company pool" to the entire Hyrell Community! After a long battle, Duke has been declared 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Division I Champion and we've found out which one of our customers has the strongest skills when it comes to bracket selections... 

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Why We Love HR Pros

Roses are red... 
Violets are blue...
We love HR pros... 
And you should too! 

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How Can I Use Company Benefits to Increase Applicant Interest?

“Company benefits” can mean different things to different companies. Most often we think in terms of traditional benefits (401k, health, and dental), but some organizations (i.e. big players like Google) build their entire corporate culture around providing exceptional benefits and work-life balance.

Now maybe you can’t afford 24/7 luxury amenities, but regardless of what benefits package is realistic for your organization, it’s important to list something in the benefits section of your job description.  This strategy can increase applicant flow, while helping you show off a little bit of your corporate culture.

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Topics: Team Hyrell, Applicant Flow, Benefits

How Can I Improve My Applicant Flow?

To find the best employees you need to sift through a lot of applicants. While applicant tracking systems and hiring automation can help ease the pain of this process, one lingering problem remains: What do you do if you don’t have enough applicants? 

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Topics: Applicant Tracking, Team Hyrell, Applicant Flow

Event Recap: The UPS Store Convention

The UPS Store Convention

Assisting 4,500 plus franchisees in all of their hiring needs is a big task... but we love a challenge.

To help with this monumental task, Team Hyrell recently attended The UPS Store Convention (or as we like to call it our "Super Bowl" of trade shows), which is held once every two years, and allows us to spend valuable face time with hundreds of franchisees from across the country. This is by far one of our biggest events and it was well worth the time and travel to Dallas, TX, this year!

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Topics: Team Hyrell, Events

What’s the Most Important Interview Question?

What's the Most Important Interview Question?

Businesses great and small all have one thing in common – everyone needs to interview candidates during the hiring process. Whether you’re a Mom and Pop shop on Main Street looking for your very first employee, or a large organization that hires hundreds of people a year, no one makes it through the front door without meeting face-to-face for a sit-down interview.

Since interviews are such an essential part of the hiring process, we asked a few of our team members to answer the question: “What’s the most important question to ask in an interview and why?” Here’s what they had to say:

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Topics: Team Hyrell, Interviews, interview questions

4 Ways Automation Can Save You Time and Simplify Your Hiring Process

4 ways automation can save you time and simplify your hiring process

In case you haven’t guessed by now, Team Hyrell is pretty passionate about automation – particularly when it comes to your hiring and recruiting process. We love everything from instant email follow-ups to automated reference checks because we know that these techniques have helped our clients solve their hiring headaches. 

But if you aren’t onboard with automation, why should you consider revamping your hiring process?

While there are many reasons to make the switch, we asked a few of our team members to answer the question:  What’s the best time-saving benefit of automating your hiring process? Here are a few of their answers for you to consider: 

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Topics: Team Hyrell, Applicant Tracking Software, Automation

Event Recap: The 2014 UFG World Expo

The 2014 UFG World Expo

Last month, Team Hyrell headed down to Orlando, Florida to meet with Signarama franchisees and the United Franchise Group at the 2014 UFG World Expo. The theme of this year’s Expo was “The Entrepreneur Experience” and the focus was on the franchisees business operators. 

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Topics: Team Hyrell, Events

'Tis the Season for Holiday Shopping and Happy Hiring in the New Year

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My wife does most of the Christmas shopping for our family. Scratch that.  My wife does all of the Christmas shopping for our family. And her shifting shopping habits mimic the macro trends reported everywhere.  I also believe that her shifting habits parallel the adoption of SaaS applications. Now, before you think I am stretching this comparison to thin, let me explain…

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Topics: Recruiting, Recruiting Challenges, Team Hyrell

Hyrell Named as Greater Richmond ARC’s Philanthropist of the Year

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Team Hyrell was proud to be honored as Philanthropist of the Year at the Great Richmond ARC’s Annual Banquet.

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