Tools to Increase Your Recruiting Productivity

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Third-Party Recruiters
RecruitAlliance is a tool that increases recruiters' billings.Whether you run a full-desk, focus on candidate sourcing, or are an account executive, it's helpful to keep on top of the latest technology for the staffing industry. Here are the top ten web-based tools every good recruiter should have in their arsenal, to keep their billings at the highest possible levels.

1. Evernote. This is a free tool you can download to your Windows computer. It's excellent for mobile or virtual recruiters who want to save important information as they search the web. It allows the user to capture all of their thoughts, ideas, and inspirations, into a single place. The information saved can be easily accessed when you're offline, or from a SmartPhone.

2. Contact Capture. This is a complimentary download that allows recruiters to quickly save contact information from the web, and easily upload it to their applicant tracking system or address book. What a time-saver!

3. Gist. A new way to manage your online contacts--a Social CRM. Gist imports your email and social media contacts on to one, convenient platform.

4. Fefoo. In the staffing and recruiting industry, you must be able to access information from multiple sources as quickly as possible. Fefoo is a new tool that enables you to search multiple search engines at one time.

5. SmartRecruiters. This is a free ATS and job posting system. The platform just went out of Beta last month, and has lots of useful features. You can quickly post your open positions on your own career-site, the no-cost job boards, and paid sites; right from their website.

6. StumbleUpon. Complimentary social bookmarking tool that helps you discover interesting web pages, photos and videos recommended by friends and like-minded people, wherever you are. Another good option for the mobile recruiter!

7. Focus Booster. A free application to help you get what you need done. It's a simple recruiter tool designed to help you eliminate the anxiety of time and enhance your focus and concentration.

8. Social Mention. You're probably already using Google Alerts, to keep up with your hottest candidates. Social Mention is like Google Alerts, only it provides real-time social media search and analysis.

9. Any Meeting. Do you hold online meetings with your virtual teams? Do you want to share your computer screen with candidates during interview prep or during client presentations? AnyMeeting offers both free and paid service, with all the bells and whistles of other online meeting providers.

10. RecruitAlliance. Search professionals gain access to hundreds of fee-eligible jobs, posted directly by employers. Recruiters also have the ability to post split-fee jobs for other agencies. Upon filling a job through the site, the Recruiter earns 100% of the client fee.

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