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February 1, 2018
Applicant tracking systems are the cornerstone of the modern recruiting process. A centralized and standardized hiring platform offers benefits to human resource and executive personnel who own the hiring decision. Most large CRAs have teams focused on created relationships with almost every ATS. If you want to survive in the next few years, you must have a successful strategy for creating lasting partnerships with applicant tracking systems. Winning with ATS partnerships is a simple process. It’s all about building the right ecosystem to improve your hiring process. Finding the right candidates and onboarding them effectively is a…
January 26, 2018
With the new year just beginning, it is about time CRAs take a look forward and start making some goals for 2018. It’s time to be different or perish. With the job market thriving, new technology capabilities and potential for innovation, never before have CRAs had so much opportunities to set themselves on a growth trajectory to truly get ahead of the competition and realize your revenue dreams. That said, never has there been more competition, homogeny, commoditization, and pricing pressures. With that in mind, here are five goals that every CRA should have for 2018 to…
January 22, 2018
Any HR manager will tell you that tracking your applicants and following them through the hiring process can be difficult at the best of times. If background checks, drug testing, or other employee verification tools are required, it becomes even harder. When background check companies offer full integration, staying on top of the applicant process is much easier for HR managers and hiring directors. Work within Existing Systems Background checks are a key piece of the hiring puzzle, but can hold up the process if information isn’t delivered efficiently. As companies perform essential checks into the history…
January 15, 2018
More than 600,000 jobs have been filled so far this year in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The average job posting receives 250 applications, meaning so far employers have sorted through 150 million resumes (hopefully) tailored to their job postings. That’s a lot of HR work, time and money. Most large organizations and a quickly growing number of small and mid-sized businesses are turning to an application tracking system (ATS) to manage this volume and protect their business by following proper hiring procedures. These platforms allow for quick sorting, management and selection…
January 4, 2018
Without a doubt, improving the candidate experience is a very hot topic for business of every size. And where background checks have traditionally been a just a painful checkbox for HR, we believe with the right mobile recruiting technology, they can actually be another touchstone that allows HR to shine with an improved candidate experience. This is how you can help. Make the Information Entry Process Easier Let’s face it, background check companies haven’t been known for speeding up the hiring process. In fact, it’s been the opposite. We require a ton of information and in many…
December 1, 2017
As an online company, striving to have your business or product operate at close to 100% uptime is normally one of the hallmarks of a successful venture. This is very difficult to do, but dependency and reliability are some of the metrics that will ensure your product is picked over your competitors. However, one thing that we do not talk about, especially in the background check industry, is the true cost of downtime. Downtime can be considered anything from issues with communication with the server, or simply maintenance on your hardware, the bottom line is there is…
November 17, 2017
In the employment screening and background check world, innovation is one of the most powerful drivers of growth. As the labor landscape changes and companies look to hire the best, the cutting edge of technology offers significant competitive advantages for early adopters. Growing your customer base through innovation isn’t always a straight-line process like marketing, but it’s a valuable investment to attract customers over time. In a recent study by deverus, researchers discovered a significant impact of innovative new platforms on growth. Background check companies using the deverus platform outperformed the industry growth average by 100%. Firms…
November 10, 2017
Background check service providers do well when they focus on the client’s needs, but they often overlook the importance of a positive candidate experience. Making life easy for candidates improves response times and overall satisfaction with the process. Background check firms that focus on both the employer and the applicant experience will outperform service providers that cater to employers exclusively. Below, you’ll find four ways that your company can improve the user experience for applicants and employees during the background check process. 1) Focus on UX (User Experience) Many companies fail to “put themselves in the user’s…
November 2, 2017
ATS Domination, Integration-Platform as a Service (IPaaS), and the background check industry’s new mandate for self-service integrations deverus has always been on the cutting edge of technology in the background check industry. Whether it’s creating new ways to simplify the process or improving the overall UX, our focus is on creating an amazing background check experience. With the launch of our integration manager (IM) and focus on IPaaS (Integration-Platform as a Service) we are blazing a new trail to perhaps one of the most important components of the background check company’s (CRA) ability to survive in the…
October 19, 2017
One of the fundamental truths for any business is that in order to be successful, they must understand their customers, as well as their potential customers and stay current with emerging trends. Today’s technology allows consumers and businesses alike the greatest amount of opportunity to reach potential customers and partners, this is true for background check companies as well. This is, unsurprisingly, due to the sheer number of mediums with which a person can connect with one another. The rate that technology is advancing and being utilized is at an all time high. The rise in the…
October 13, 2017
Background check providers and other HR technology companies need to embrace the new world of mobile computing. As the devices become faster, more powerful, and more ubiquitous, the gap between mobile-first and mobile-last designer will continue to grow. Don’t get left behind! Make sure your platform looks and feels great on any device. Thorough research and user testing are a must in this new mobile world we live in. Candidate background screening is now a mobile-based process for the vast majority of your potential users. Are you ready to meet them on the smaller screen? Candidates, HR…
September 27, 2017
We are proud to introduce Verocity Integration Manager. The power of ATS integrations is now in your hands. Top Benefits Integrations in minutes, not weeks! Self-service standard integrations with new customers New ATSs will continually be added New features and dashboard metrics to help you monitor your customer’s usage Now, self-serve standard integrations Solving the industry’s top concerns, deverus now enables self-serve integrations. The move towards Integration Platform as a Service (I-PaaS) offerings is increasing to keep up with demand and your ability to bring on new clients. New open API architecture enables streamlined access and smoother,…
September 27, 2017
The deverus team is pleased to deliver a highly intuitive and transparent candidate-driven mobile experience to help our customers manage the growing volume of background checks through speed, simplicity and breakthrough geo-location intelligence. Below you will find more information on the new updates that enable you to drive new business with Swifthire Mobile’s future-ready technology. Applicant Portal With the applicant portal, applicants now have their own homepage where they can: Login for status Check on notifications Read reports pertaining to their background check Track the progress of their background check New Feature! Auto Geo-location Consents Customized and…
September 22, 2017
My team briefed me on their experience at NAPBS in Tampa this week. What an exciting and well attended show! We went with the purpose of featuring our new development initiatives and meet with both current and prospective customers. And we made two official announcements; one on the launch of Swifthire Mobile and the other on our new partnership with ISB Canada. We will be formally announcing Verocity Integration Manager on October 2, 2017. deverus launches Swifthire Mobile Partnership with ISB Canada The team spent most of their time giving demos of Swifthire Mobile which puts the…
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