CareerPlug Hiring Resources

Need some insight from your favorite Hiring Experts? Take a deep dive into our resource center for blogs, case studies, and research reports created to help you make the right hires.

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How to Send a Polite Rejection to Candidates (Plus Free Rejection Letter Templates)

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The ultimate goal of every hiring process is to find the right person for your team. In the best case scenario, you will have several…

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What’s the Best Applicant Tracking System for Franchises?

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Recruiting and retention are two big challenges faced by all business owners, including franchisees. Most franchisees rely on playbooks from the franchisor for many aspects…

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CareerPlug 2021 Year in Review

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2021 came and went before most of us were finished processing 2020. Along with it, interesting trends in the labor market continued. “Now Hiring” signs…

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How to Support Employee Development (And a Growth Plan Template)

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Imagine it: Productive and satisfied employees that are engaged in your business and stick around for the long haul. It’s every employer’s dream! So how…

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How to Hire 101

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Need to make the right hires but not sure where to begin? Check out these articles to get started or to brush up on the basics.

How to Build a Great Hiring Process Step by Step

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Here’s the dream hiring scenario: you have an open position and a perfect candidate walks through the door and charms you with their obvious talent…

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The Ultimate Guide to Conducting Job Interviews

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Interviews are the heart of the recruitment process. They are the gateway to what could be lifelong employees, great coworkers, and amazing growth opportunities for…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: Building a Compelling Careers Page

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Your careers page's is the hub of your employer brand. A strong careers site compels job seekers to apply while a weak one…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: How to Write a Job Posting (And Free Template)

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Your job posting is your first official gatekeeper. Consider the fact that job seekers may not even get to your company’s careers page—they may go…

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Recruiting Strategy

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7 Ways to Hire Faster in a Candidate’s Market

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As businesses reopen their doors and resume normal operations this year, many have found themselves struggling with a common problem – fewer applicants than they…

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How Would You Grade Your Hiring Process?

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As hiring experts, we know how important it is to make good hiring decisions. Without the right people in the right roles, your business can’t…

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How to Hire Outside Sales Representatives (Webinar)

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An outside sales representative can bring new growth and opportunities for your business, but knowing the right hiring strategies is key to finding your next…

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If You Want More Applicants in 2021, Change the Way You Hire

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As rapid and widespread COVID-19 vaccinations usher us into a post-pandemic economy, business owners in many industries now find themselves facing an unexpected labor shortage. …

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Hiring Research

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2021 Candidate Experience Report

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Does candidate experience matter? As small business owners face a post-pandemic shortage of applicants to their open roles, it will be more important than ever…

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2021 Recruiting Metrics Report: Benchmark Data by Industry

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In CareerPlug’s 2021 Recruiting Metrics Report, we analyzed our hiring data to shed light on hiring metrics and trends for small businesses across various industries….

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2021 Hiring Trends Report

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2020 has been a year unlike any other. Unless you’ve been living under a rock – in which case, we envy you! – you’re familiar…

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COVID-19 Employment Report: Measuring the Impact on Workers

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In May 2020, CareerPlug surveyed 500 American workers across a range of industries to better understand how their employment and income have been affected by…

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We host discussions with business leaders in a variety of industries on topics relevant to small business owners.

How to Hire Outside Sales Representatives (Webinar)

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An outside sales representative can bring new growth and opportunities for your business, but knowing the right hiring strategies is key to finding your next…

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Remote Hiring: Creating Exceptional Experiences (Webinar with BenchmarkONE)

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COVID-19 has changed the way we do business. Many small businesses are adjusting the way they sell, the way their employees work, and the way…

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Where Do We Go from Here? Hiring and Recruiting After COVID-19 (Webinar with Talent.com)

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There is no question that COVID-19 has impacted the way businesses hire and recruit in 2020. Have you taken the opportunity to evaluate who you…

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Fitness Hiring: How to Convert Your Customers into Hires (Webinar with F45 and Mindbody)

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CareerPlug teamed up with F45 Training and Mindbody to take a deep dive into recruiting for the fitness industry. In this webinar recorded in August…

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