How to Fall in Love with Recruiting Again

Posted by Carolyne Burns
5 Oct 2016
Fall in love with Predictive Hiring Technology for recruitment

When business owners and hiring managers sleep, they dream of talking to intelligent, skilled candidates who have talent and drive and who understand their company’s corporate culture. Then they wake up to the reality: in today’s marketplace the best candidates have their pick of which organisation to work for. This begs the question, “How can I target great applicants in my recruiting efforts and not get swallowed up by the process?”   It’s a good question, and one Team Expr3ss! wants to help answer. Predictive Hiring Technology Repairs Recruitment’s Image & Success Recruitment is not a popular topic in most…  Read More

The Science of Talent Assessment: Predictive Hiring Technology

Posted by Carolyne Burns
10 Aug 2016
HR using Predictive Hiring Technology Finding Better Candidates

According to an article in Inc. Magazine, open positions in companies, thanks to the ease of electronic applications, can draw as many as 250 resumes. As a result, HR professionals are drowning in candidates. Predictive hiring technology (PHT) can be their life preserver. PHT lets software take over the heavy lifting in HR. It reviews job applications quickly and efficiently, saving both time and money. 3 Ways Predictive Analytics Front-Loads Hiring Expr3ss! counsels clients to rely on predictive analytics in the pre-employment hiring process. It offers three key benefits: Improves the quality of hires – Predictive analytics assess a candidate’s…  Read More

Aggregator Aggravation

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
23 Mar 2016

Everyone remembers what happened when the internet job boards disrupted classified print job ads.  It got cheaper and easier to advertise. And do you remember what else happened?  A trickle of job applicants that used to come in by post turned into an online flood. Many employers are still trying to keep their heads above water. But now the Job Aggregators are disrupting the Job Boards.  In case you’re not up-to-speed with that story, you can look here … the executive summary is that Job Aggregators are like Google for jobs…. they’re job search engines that trawl the internet locating…  Read More

The end of resumes at Ernst & Young

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
7 Sep 2015

In yet another blow to outmoded, dare one say 19th Century, recruitment practices, giant accounting firm Ernst & Young has abandoned resumes in its graduate recruitment process. In a research finding that should come as absolutely no surprise to readers of this blog, Ernst & Young discovered there was… “…no evidence to show previous success in higher education translated to success at the firm.” The new Daily – Will this move mean the end of resumes? More than two years ago, using Expr3ss! Beaumont Tiles proved the same result for themselves… Employer sees “massive” staff turnover reduction after eliminating early resume checks…  Read More

Let’s blow our Expr3ss! trumpet! Why? We’re finalists in the 2015 Telstra Business Awards

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
7 Jul 2015
Expr3ss! finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Awards

Expr3ss! is a finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Awards At Expr3ss! we are thrilled to be selected as finalists in the prestigious Telstra Business Awards, which have been celebrating brilliant businesses across Australia for more than 20 years. The judges put us through a rigorous and thorough selection process and we could not be happier.  We have made the grade and are up there with the best of them. It’s a credit to the hardworking Expr3ss! team – a small group of great people whose goal is to help businesses find efficiencies, recruit awesome people, and grow. At Expr3ss! our…  Read More

Retailer staff retention rates boosted by Expr3ss!

Posted by Carolyne Burns
4 Jun 2015

We are in business to make a difference and figures prove that we have for our long-term client, Michelle Adey, the HR Administrator at Radio Rentals and RT Edwards.   The difference in just three years is massive.  At Radio Rentals, staff retention rates in 2012 were down around 32%.  With the use of Expr3ss! software, the retention rate has doubled and is now up above 64%. Michelle also shared the results from RT Edwards, the Queensland-based electrical retailer.  Staff retention of 20% in 2012 at RT Edwards, has more than tripled to be tracking at 66% in just three years….  Read More

Technology shifts ground for HR and Recruitment

Posted by Carolyne Burns
25 May 2015
Technology selection for HR & Recruitment leaders

It is an unavoidable fact that technology has placed itself firmly in the business of recruitment and is forcing HR leaders and recruitment professionals to adapt and adjust. Leaders in the field are adapting now – using technology to enhance the recruitment and HR processes and creating new opportunities and efficiencies in the sector. Those who embrace change and drive it look to trim organisational costs, particularly in their own departments.  They constantly look for innovation to help deliver the best applicants most efficiently and effectively. Across the world the ground has shifted for recruitment.  We have built the foundations…  Read More

Five New Psychometric Tests

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
2 Mar 2015

Yes, after a successful trial, we’re adding five new psychometric tests to our stable! You’ll already know that the Expr3ss! Checklist is a proven predictor of on-the-job performance, significantly cutting staff turnover in documented case studies. Now through a new and exciting partnership with respected International HR Solutions and Consulting company Davidson, we are happy and thrilled to announce the upcoming availability of five new psychometric tests. Davidson’s are the exclusive distributors of the Talegent range of psychometric tests.  And we have integrated them right into your Expr3ss! applicant pages. We’ve run a pilot with one customer.  They send an email to one or…  Read More

Christmas Gifting

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
16 Dec 2014
Smith Family NFP Support

Expr3ss! Sponsors another Smith Family Child We wish you all a wonderful festive season and the happiest and most prosperous of New Years! At Expr3ss! we’ve always believed in giving something back.  So instead of Christmas Carding, this year we’re Christmas Gifting again. We’ve added a second Smith Family child sponsorship to our regular monthly charitable donations.  This is another continuing sponsorship:  again, just like last year, we’re in it for life. If you’re not yet familiar with the Smith Family’s work, then check out their “The best that I can be…” video … but, caution!… you might find yourself moved to donate too.  And…  Read More

Disruptor featured on TV and in the quality press

Posted by Dr Glyn Brokensha
19 Sep 2014

In our very first article on Expr3ssion! we promised to write items of real interest… hopefully you, dear reader, agree. We also promised not to promote Expr3ss! … at least not too shamelessly … but we are human and we just can’t resist this week… it was a good one… so forgive us singing our own praises!  Expr3ss! the disruptor featured on TV and in the quality press. We featured on “Sky Business News Technology Behind Business” this week as a “true disruptor”.  A business that truly disrupts also dis-intermediates meaning that it doesn’t just remove friction, it removes one or more…  Read More