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Trakstar Hire Blog

Hiring in a Candidate’s Market

The United States economy is currently in great shape. It’s doing so well in fact, that we’re near “full employment.” For every 100 Americans who want a job, more than 96 of them are employed.  While this is positive news in almost every way, it does mean there is a shortage of qualified candidates for…
20 August 2019

Interviewing for Culture Fit

Hiring for most jobs attracts plenty of candidates who are perfectly qualified for the role. However, only some of them are suited to work for your specific organization. And within that small handful is one who is an ideal fit for your culture.  Properly interviewing for culture fit is a challenge. It’s easy to ask…
17 July 2019

What Pride Means to Us at Trakstar

Denver Pride Parade emcee Nuclia Waste with Trakstar CEO Julie Rieken and her daughter Ruth. June is Pride Month and organizations around the world are sharing stories about diversity and inclusion. We here at Trakstar felt inspired to share our stories too. We presented our team with a few simple questions they could choose to…
24 June 2019

Conveying Company Culture in Job Descriptions

A job description first and foremost needs to outline what the job entails. After all, you need to attract people with the right skills and experience. But most organizations want to find candidates who are more than just qualified for the job. You should also strive to hire people who will be great additions to…
24 May 2019

Prevent Ghosting: Why Candidate Experience Matters Now More Than Ever

A few months ago, a Wall Street Journal article about candidates and new hires “ghosting” recruiters was all the talk on LinkedIn. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it comes from the world of online dating and refers to when a person abruptly ceases all contact with someone they had previously expressed interest in. It’s…
22 April 2019

How to Write Rejection Emails to Job Applicants

Sure, it’s easy not to send a rejection letter to a candidate you’ve decided to pass on. No one likes sharing bad news and many recruiters would rather avoid the uncomfortable situation and focus on the candidates still in contention. But notifying someone they’re not going to get the job is the right thing to…
30 January 2019

The Qualities of a Successful Remote Employee

Welcome to the third and final article in our series on hiring remote employees. So far we’ve highlighted the business advantages of having a remote staff and provided some tips on interviewing candidates for remote jobs. Now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty and break down all the qualities it takes to be successful…
03 January 2019

Tips for Interviewing and Hiring Remote Employees

We recently published an article on the business advantages of hiring a remote staff. Not only are there plenty of good reasons to let employees work from home. All indications point to remote work becoming far more common in the coming years so it makes sense for organizations to prepare for the transition sooner than…
26 December 2018

The Business Advantages of Hiring a Remote Staff

Not long ago, working remotely every once in a while was a nice job perk. If the weather was bad or an employee had a personal engagement, a reasonable manager would allow them to handle their duties at home. But times have changed and we’re now in the midst of a whole new “remote work”…
06 December 2018

Trakstar Hire Features: Introducing Offer Management

Making a job offer is a crucial final step in the hiring journey. After investing so much time and effort, it’s important your organization gets that much-needed “yes” from the ideal candidate. The team here at Trakstar is excited to announce users can now create and send an employment offer directly from the hiring solution.…
09 November 2018