News Letters 2013

  1. LinkedIn profiles may be replacing resumes as candidate introductions to employers and Gopher can import them! Resumes on LinkedIn have huge implications for the recruiting industry and the workforce in general. In today's world of instant world wide access...
  2. Is recruiting easier than it was 10 years ago? Absolutely, positively NOT! What? With the internet and all these cool tools and social networking connecting everybody to anybody, how can recruiting possibly be harder? For a recruiter it is like a lion…
  3. Way back in April we published 'Options and More Options - Part 2'. Finally we found room for Part 3. Many of our clients come to us puzzled about why Gopher has so many options. They want one way to do things easily and quickly, but they want it to be their way…
  4. We see a lot of recruiting copy on the internet regarding sourcing and searching for applicants, sales contact management for clients, job posting and job distribution portals. All these quick connections are making for faster but shallower associations…
  5. Ok so maybe recruiting isn’t that drastic...but if you’ve been following our newsletters and blogs, you know we can’t emphasize enough how important your database is as a recruiter. Not only does a database hold all of the information about your placements but…
  6. Did you know Gopher has more options than any other recruiting vender, including Bullhorn? We are on Options Part 4 and we have hardly scratched the surface of what Gopher can do. Like our quote from Emerson says, “To be yourself in a world that is…
  7. Gopher has hundreds of options for recruiters. Twice as many as the nearest competitor. There are ten options in the start screen alone. Of course options are not of much value if they only add to the confusion and are hard to use. Don't you hate an application that…
  8. Recruiters go to LinkedIn like moths to a flame and then die from the burns. LinkedIn started in 2002 and we have watched it grow from a good sourcing tool to an even greater sourcing tool that recruiters now cannot live without. But now LinkedIn seems to…
  9. Most ATS systems come with the super glue option. Once they are attached to your recruiting business it becomes almost impossible to become unstuck without losing some skin. Skin in this case is your clients, candidates, notes, resumes and emails…
  10. As our 'Green Tip of the month' on the left suggests, vendors claiming tools that allow for multi-tasking should be viewed with skepticism. Many of the options in Gopher allow a recruiter to view multiple windows with the home screen still in view, thereby promoting…
  11. Before we continue with Gopher's many options as promised, we thought we'd take this opportunity to explain an underutilized and sometimes misunderstood part of the Gopher interface - the Gopher Side Bar. The Gopher Side Bar is a ginormous shortcut…
  12. As the year draws to a close, most people are starting to reflect on the year, analyze their progress, take stock, regroup and adjust their course for the upcoming year. New Year's Day seems to bring about a sense of hope...