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I hope everyone had a prosperous 2021. Last year we saw people getting back to work — and our customers rising to the occasion. Hiring surged across almost every industry,…

It’s all who you know… as long as you still have their number. As a recruiter, meeting people and building professional relationships is fundamental to the success of your agency….

As we wrap up 2021, we want to ensure our customers are empowered to streamline and accelerate their businesses headed into the new year, with the best recruiting and staffing...
Special guest Maurice Fuller and our own Chris Hesson dive into staffing technology trends and best practices as well as insights into embracing disruption and acquiring higher margins in 2021...

Mobile Time Keeping for Your Employees, Mobile Access to Candidate and Client Records, Integrated Text and Email, and Much More, All from Your Smart Device. (Looking to download the latest…

With the launch of Crelate Omni™, our full suite of products – Recruit, Hire, and Deliver – combine our fast and flexible front-office recruiting platform with our new, intuitive, middle- and back-office offerings….

The launch of Crelate Omni™ pairs our fast and flexible front-office recruiting platform with our new, intuitive, middle- and back-office offering. Combined, our full suite of products – Recruit, Hire, and Deliver –…

You know it. You love it. And now, it’s better than ever. Crelate Recruit has been strengthening client relationships, managing applicant lifecycles, driving recruiting processes, and continually measuring recruiting success…

Crelate Adds All-in-One Recruiting and Staffing Functionality in Our Biggest Product Update Ever Since Crelate’s founding in 2012, we’ve been proud to listen to our customers, and to follow our...
Managing staffer credentials

One of the most tedious and time-consuming responsibilities faced by staffing agencies is keeping track of all your staffers’ credentials and making sure they’re up to date. Yes, it can…

Staffing Agency Background Checks

It’s a great feeling when a staffer on assignment receives rave reviews from your client. On the other hand, nothing can put a knot in your stomach faster than receiving…

Finding, evaluating, and placing the best candidate for a job is an art that professional recruiters hone through years of interaction with candidates and feedback from clients.

Most recruiting agencies, or independent recruiters, will post jobs, review hundreds of resumes from job applicants, proactively source huge numbers of additional passive candidates, prescreen, and schedule phone and in-person interviews. Then, they’ll…

Summer of Love

In mid-June, we mentioned we’re doubling down on our commitment to our front-office products and recruiter productivity by announcing the Crelate “Summer of Love.” This summer, we’ve been soliciting productivity…

Temp-to-perm staffing

If you love something, let it go. And when one of your staffing agency’s employees is offered a permanent position with a client, it’s 100% appropriate to celebrate with a…

Crelate Recruit

In the coming weeks, we’re launching our most significant product update ever: Crelate Omni™, the end-to-end solution for the modern staffing agency. Omni pairs our award-winning front-office recruiting platform with…

We’re about to launch our most significant product update ever: Crelate Omni™, the end-to-end solution for the modern staffing agency. Omni pairs our award-winning front-office recruiting platform with a fully integrated…

We’re about to launch our most significant product update ever: Crelate Omni™, the end-to-end solution for the modern staffing agency. Omni pairs our award-winning front-office recruiting platform with a fully integrated…

In this roundtable discussion, Crelate's staffing and recruiting industry experts explored the most important metrics for staffing and recruiting agencies in 2021, and how insights garnered from this information can...

When many companies consider their options for hiring new staff, many avoid recruiting and staffing firms. Maybe they think it is too expensive, or maybe they aren’t sure if they can…

A Letter from Our CEO   Dear Crelate Customers, “Let’s just create an end-to-end enterprise-quality recruiting and talent management platform that’s really fast, flexible, beautiful and easy to use. But let’s build, price, and...

Last year, virtually onboarding new hires went from a rarity to an absolute necessity for businesses all around the world. How can staffing agencies get remote onboarding right? In 2020,…

“Staffing Is a People-Driven Business.” If you’ve worked in the staffing industry for any amount of time, you’ve certainly heard this adage. And it’s true. But the sheer number of…

What’s Changed? What Will Stay the Same? And How You Can Get It Right. As we cautiously emerge from the pandemic, it’s clear that COVID has changed the way we…

Maybe you can't wait to get back to in-person staffing and recruiting summits under the bright lights of Vegas. Or maybe you'd rather continue to attend virtual HR and talent...

Moving to a new applicant tracking system (ATS) can be a scary proposition for any staffing or recruiting agency.  All your candidate records – the hard-earned life-blood of your agency – are…

As the cliché goes, good people know good people.  For staffing agencies, the adage is used to promote employee referrals, the hiring strategy “in which employers encourage current employees to refer qualified candidates for jobs in…

What follows is a cautionary tale for recruiters still not using an Applicant Tracking System. If instead you’re considering whether you’ve made the right choice with an ATS and recruiting CRM…

It’s ok if you’re not sure, or even if you’re not sure it’s right for you. But harnessing the power of programmatic can help recruiting and staffing agencies save time, save money, and…

Keep Clients in the Loop with Crelate’s Client Portal Now included in business-level subscriptions or higher, Crelate’s bundled Client Portal represents industry-leading value. As a recruiter, you know that in…

We love our customers. And it’s nice to know you love us back. In a testament to our popularity with our customers, Crelate took home nine – count ‘em: NINE…

This post is the third in a three-part series: Part one – Developing a plan for starting your recruiting agency Part two – Your recruiting agency’s operations and financial plan…

This post is the second in a three-part series: Part one – Developing a plan for starting your recruiting agency Part three – A list of everything you’ll need, or nearly everything you’ll need, to consider…

Crelate’s March 2021 Release introduces even more amazing functionality for recruiters and salespeople, with features that will significantly improve your efficiency and productivity. You can use these powerful tools to…

Download this recruiting eBook and learn 10 solutions to the top Executive Search challenges that headhunters and recruiters are facing in the modern age. Explore new methods to overcome the biggest challenges of Executive Search so you can make more leadership placements for your clients.

Metrics are essential to understanding the effectiveness of your recruitment efforts. Every recruiter wants to know how they can maximize success and make more placements. Download this ebook and learn how to find actionable insights with an effective recruiting metrics program.

Metrics are essential to understanding the effectiveness of your recruitment efforts. Every recruiter wants to know how they can maximize success and make more placements. Download this ebook and learn how to find actionable insights with an effective recruiting metrics program.

Proactive recruitment is the process of identifying and engaging top talent long before a position is open. Building relationships with future and potential candidates until the perfect opportunity presents itself. Download our free ebook to learn the most effective strategies for proactive recruitment to build your talent pipeline during so you have a pool of qualified candidates when the timing is right.

Your formal offer letter is one of—if not your last—touch with a candidate before they’re hired. You’ve worked incredibly hard to find the perfect person for the job, and you want it to look good. But you also need to make sure that it has all the information that your candidate needs to accept the offer and complete the final steps of the hiring process.

The job description is your first chance to present your brand and opportunity to candidates. It’s a way to find qualified candidates who are also passionate about the work you’re doing.

You’ve completed the phone screen and/or resume review of a chosen candidate which means you’re ready to begin the interview stage of the hiring process. Now you need to schedule the interview at a time that works with the correct internal employees, hiring managers, and your candidate. You also need to get this done in a timely manner so you don’t lose your candidate to another opportunity.

An internship job description is a bit different from your standard full-time job description because there’s more flexibility required for the employer and intern. An internship is the start of someone’s career trajectory, sometimes opening doors for the intern that weren’t originally anticipated.

This post is part one of a three-part series: Part two – Your recruiting agency’s operations and financial plan Part three – A list of everything you’ll need, or nearly everything you’ll need, to consider for…

When you’re considering a new ATS software solution, you know that you’ll need to migrate your existing recruiting data. Contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t have to be a complicated process. Use the best practices, tips, and tricks in this guide to get started with a successful ATS data migration.

How to Use LinkedIn to Find the Ideal Candidate. It’s no secret that social media is an incredibly powerful tool for the staffing and recruiting industry. Social media makes it easier to connect with…

How candidate relationship management software helps you build a strong network of candidates and clients. What did recruiters do before applicant tracking systems? Actually, don’t tell us. We remember. File…

The right hire for your company, or the right candidate for your client, will exemplify the skills needed to execute the job and match the core values of their team....

What Does It Cost Your Agency to Onboard New Talent? Though it can differ by agency and industry, the cost to your agency to onboard new talent is certainly not…

As we all welcome in a New Year, the Crelate team is looking forward with optimism. 2020 has been a challenging year for our customers, employees, families, and friends. Through…

The right recruiting metrics and analytics will help you optimize your talent acquisition workflow, drive budgeting, and inform hiring decisions. And if you’re an agency recruiter reading this article, speaking…

The recruiting industry suffers from a bit of an acronym problem. There's the term "CRM," which means one thing to recruiters, and something else to the rest of the business...

Recruiters and staffing firms are choosing to text candidates more than any other time in history, and this trend will continue as more Millennials and Gen Z workers make up…

COVID-19 has transformed every facet of talent management. Nowhere is this more true than the interview process. Interviewing is now a virtual experience -- whether or not you were ready...
For all businesses, success depends on finding the sweet spot between your costs and what you charge.  If you're moving into a leadership role at a staffing agency, or thinking...
Parse, Brand, and Submit the Best Candidates, Faster Than Ever With our August 2020 release, the Crelate team is excited to unveil a series of tools and upgrades for recruiters...
With the September 1st sunset date for Google Hire now only days away, it's fair to say we're actually past the last minute to find the right ATS if you're still...
Better customer support, a more robust platform, and client portal pricing changes With our July 2020 release, Crelate is pleased to announce the launch of an entirely new approach to...

Modern staffing tools and software can make you more efficient and more profitable – earning more money from existing clients by streamlining operations. Learn how.

Crelate’s June 2020 update is here, and it’s all about making the recruiting process more efficient, stable, and intuitive. Read on for the details.

While experts and politicians debate when and how the economy should re-open, our customers are forced to deal with very real business questions today. I write this post as an...
Successful hiring is all about aligning a company's needs with the needs of a candidate. Relocation assistance is sometimes the final nudge that creates perfect alignment and another great placement....
As the national conversation cautiously begins to shift from short-term survival to things like the potential shape of a long-term recovery, we wanted to revisit what it looks like to...

The Recruiting Process Creative recruitment strategies set successful recruiters apart. Whether you’re building a recruiting strategic plan, or simply looking for something new you can use today, these modern recruiting…

The March 2020 Crelate release includes the launch of improved client engagement capabilities with enhanced submittals and our new Client Portal! These improvements make it easier to securely share candidate…

On behalf of everyone at Crelate, we hope you and your families safe and well. Our sympathies go out to everyone that is impacted by COVID-19. I want to update…

12 Reasons You Need a Modern Applicant Tracking System This is a new era for talent management tech. In the old world of applicant tracking systems (ATS), recruiters faced a…

Choosing a recruiting Candidate Relationship Management system (CRM) is one of the biggest decisions a recruiter will make.   What Does CRM Stand for in Recruitment?   For recruiting agencies,…

What is a Client Portal? As part of a larger engagement experience, the Crelate Client Portal specifically provides a way for recruiters to communicate with their clients and have an…

The heart of any modern business is data. That’s why there’s such a strong emphasis on data integration and data migration across the business. Here are our 4 best practices to apply when building your data migration strategy.

Industry conferences are a unique environment especially for recruiters. A collection of like-minded people gather to learn from industry leaders and their peers with an opportunity to network and build...

New communication tools in Crelate Talent for recruitment calls and text messages without leaving the application. Seattle, WASH., November 19, 2019 – Crelate, a leading provider of recruiting software solutions…

As an agency recruiter, you’ve worked as a middleman between your clients and the candidates they need. You’ve experienced firsthand the rigor and demands that any search brings. Your clients…

Visit the Crelate booth #214 at the TechServe Alliance Conference Crelate is attending and exhibiting at the 2019 TechServe Alliance conference from November 5 – 7. The conference is the…

Crelate was pleased to participate as a Select Sponsor of ASA's Staffing World conference Staffing World was a successful 3-day conference full of innovation and learning hosted by the American...

Do Your Clients Have a Need for Speed? 3 Ways to Streamline Your Talent Pipeline Even a strong talent pipeline can fall short if it isn’t efficient enough. Optimizing your…

You can’t predict the future, but your company must have a talent acquisition plan to attract qualified candidates and prepare for the future. Outside of a crystal ball, there really…

Sourcing, recruiting and staffing professionals at Staffing World can visit booth 660 to learn how the Crelate Talent Recruiting CRM and ATS can accelerate the end-to-end hiring process. Crelate is…

What we learned and shared during the NAPS conference in San Antonio We had another successful event sponsoring the NAPS annual conference. Hundreds of recruiters and recruiting firm owners join…

Discover how employers can build a network of high-performers by targeting passive candidates.  Build a Network of Candidates Your Competitors Can’t Reach: Passive Candidates Reaching passive candidates is the golden…

It's all about streamlining communication in our September release! We've renamed Bulk Email to Email Campaigns and added several exciting new capabilities. Use Crelate Email Campaigns, to send hundreds or...
Efficiently Sourcing Candidate with Resume Search How proactive are you with your sourcing efforts? Sure, advertising your jobs is one way to get the word out there, but what else...
Recruiting professionals at the NAPS 2019 conference will learn how to use one system to accelerate the hiring process from job opening to candidate placement.    Crelate is looking forward...
How To Track Important Recruiting Metrics From The Ground Up First, a disclaimer: reporting and analytics initiatives are not one size fits all. Your unique business goals will be a...
I don't need to tell you, measuring ROI is the original purpose for collecting metrics. Making sure you're investing time and money in the right places in your company is...

What’s New with Crelate: August 2019 Our August release focuses on expanding functionality which can connect your Crelate Talent database with other systems. From “zapping” data to places like Constant…

Using a combination of technical and social skills to get hired at your dream job or any job. When we see a job listing that we're excited about, obviously WE...

We all get nervous for interviews, right? It’s inevitable. I’ve had it happen even when I don’t really want the job! Perhaps nothing can unite us more than job interview…

Crelate announces new integration with Zapier, empowering recruiters to automate more of their recruiting workflow and spend more time with candidates. Kirkland, Wash., August 7, 2019/PR Web/ - Crelate, a...

Crelate, a leading provider of recruiting software solutions for professional recruiting, announces that it has surpassed 1,000 customers as it continues to accelerate growth Kirkland, Wash., August 1, 2019 /PR…

Are you so busy recruiting that it’s hard to measure success? For many of us in the recruiting and staffing industry, measuring the ROI for new campaigns, programs, and technology…

It's your first day at the new job. Here are 3 ways to make a good lasting impression when you're the new employee. Regardless of where you're at in your...

Are you engaging the right candidates? How are you measuring engagement? Making sure your job postings and communications reach the right audience of qualified candidates is a constant challenge in…

Even with a large body of clients, the key to filling openings for those clients a good talent acquisition team and successful talent sourcing practices. Once you have a team…

Over the past three weeks, a few of our customers may have experienced challenges accessing Crelate services. As our impressive 99.95%+ up-time's demonstrate, these incidents are rare. However when several...

Employee retention and why it matters to agency recruiters. Ideally, every candidate you place for a client would be the perfect fit. Staying with the client’s company for a decade,…

Communicating all aspects of the job with potential candidates helps to boost your offer acceptance rates. How many times have you recommended a candidate to your client and they extended…

Successful growth requires the right methods and right implementation. When your firm starts new initiatives, measuring the right metrics can allow you to tweak your efforts in many ways to...

People are changing jobs at a historic pace and for good reason – it’s a candidate-driven labor market! What does this mean? With unemployment so low, businesses are having a difficult time filling open positions….

Have you ever looked at yourself as a professional enterprise – one fully equipped with a marketing team, administrative assistant, sales team, IT dept (someone has to do it), CEO,…

This is it! This is your chance! The first step in a process that might change your life forever. Some people get nervous about video interviews, and it can be...

Marketing automation is blowing up right now. Growing at a rate of 30%+ annually, businesses are beginning to see the potential of what marketing automation can do for them. Marketing automation is the process in…

New mobile recruiting app and advanced texting functionality will empower recruiters to connect candidates with opportunities on the go with Crelate technology.     KIRKLAND, Washington, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --...
How to make sure your emails are read the first time? There's no denying the importance emails serve in the workplace. Everyone uses email. The effectiveness and ease at which...

It’s true that the candidate experience has become a major priority for staffing and recruiting professionals. The key to gaining referrals and building a talent pool depends on delivering a strong candidate experience.   But what creates a great candidate experience? Many of the same…

What are you doing to develop and prepare your candidates for success during and beyond their job hunt? Many recruiting professionals take the time to sit down with candidates they are placing…

Is there such a thing as too much innovation? When your employees are slow, or outright resistant to new technology, you may have hit the limit.  But what if it isn’t…

Even with a large body of clients, the key to filling openings for those clients a good talent acquisition team and successful talent sourcing practices. Once you have a team…

Attendees of SourceCon will learn how simple it is to collaboratively engage potential candidates using an all-in-one recruiting software solution. Crelate, a leading provider of modern recruiting software, announced today...

Customer success is our main priority at Crelate. That’s why our Customer Success team keeps growing. We’re excited to welcome Bryanna Garza and Ryan Fonda, who’ve joined the team as Customer Success Specialists; bridging any gaps between what Crelate does and what customers need Crelate to do.

For many positions, there are no substitutes for industry experience. The skills and knowledge gained cannot be replaced or taught easily. However, with talent shortages making hiring difficult in many sectors,...

When assembling a talent acquisition team, many companies focus strictly on the tools and technology they are using. While it’s true you’ll need to provide your team with the latest tools;…

The American Staffing Association (ASA) recently released their data survey for the third quarter of 2018. In the ASA Q3 survey they detail the growth of the labor markets as…

Our February release focuses on many engineering improvements aimed at providing better performance (behind the scenes) of our application. A couple of changes that we want to highlight below are…

In 2018, we saw a lot of changes take effect in the recruiting industry. What also came out of 2018, was the beginnings of many trends for recruiting strategies in…

Whether the hiring market is tight or not, possessing a strong talent pipeline is vital. Any executive search firm knows that maintaining a network of active and passive candidates makes…

For the second year in a row, Crelate renewed as an industry partner of the Missouri and Kansas Search and Staffing Association (MKSSA). With this partnership, Crelate's network of nonprofit connections...

Hiring new employees, while necessary, can be an expensive and time-consuming process. When you are recruiting to fill an open position, you may need the new hires to hit the…

The new year is underway and we're back with a new release! This release is small, but contains a couple of highly requested features that prioritize customization and efficiency to...
Why Recruiters Should Use Text Messaging to Reach Candidates  Text messaging is arguably the future of business communication. A study conducted by Nielsen predicts that over 96 percent of Americans...

2018 was a successful year for Crelate and our customers. We launched many exciting new features to the Crelate recruiting platform, we partnered with some new organizations in the recruiting industry,…

Unemployment in the US has been at a record low rate, resulting in a hefty workload of talent searches for recruiters. While the job hunt may be harder with a…

Many people are talking about the impending talent and labor shortages. The rise of technology is rapidly changing a lot of traditional industries. With some manual labor positions being filled...

Ambassador Search Group is a Coeur D’Alene, Idaho based recruitment firm which manages hiring efforts for high-end construction companies and telemedicine device makers nationwide. The firm specializes in the placement of management level individuals who make a critical impact on the success of a client’s business. In the past year, Ambassador Search Group has experienced over 100% growth through projects across the United States, and a focus on expansion across the west coast.

Recruiters can save money and time engaging the remote candidate with video interview capabilities that integrate with their recruiting software. Video interviews are a great way to reach more candidates-especially...
Crelate, a modern recruiting software company, adds corporate initiatives that support nonprofits and charitable causes through work empowerment. KIRKLAND, WASH., Dec. 12, 2018 /PR Newswire/ -- Crelate, a leading recruiting ATS...

Swag – noun – Promotional goods or items.

Conference swag are those rare spoils or little treasures that are sought by tired conference attendees that more often than not, end up in a waste bin. Whether it’s a fidget spinner, finger massager, laptop camera cover, USB charger cable collection or something simpler like a pen or t-shirt, conference goers often can’t get enough of the stuff.

Two more desks in the Kirkland office and a busy marketing team. We're preparing for a successful 2019 here at Crelate with two new marketing professionals joining the team in...
With more and more jobs created, recruiters are busier than ever scouring the market for talent and providing companies with great candidates. Recruiters need to maximize their productivity if they...
Sourcing and outreach efforts that store in your Crelate Recruiting ATS and CRM. What's Interseller? Interseller is an outreach automation platform that sources new contacts from the web and sends...
New features available in Crelate's web-based recruiting software solution. Find product release details in the bulleted list below. The best times at Crelate happen in the weeks leading up to...
The last time the national unemployment rate was this low, Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 team were prepping for the first lunar mission. While it's great to see so...

Attendees at the NAPS 2018 conference will learn how easy and powerful it is to align talent and demand pipelines in a unified recruiting solution and be able to help…

Crelate is excited to be a Silver Sponsor of the NAPS 2018 Conference, hosted by the National Association of Personnel Services, to be held November 4 – 6 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Our team will exhibit in Booth #16 and demonstrate Crelate’s all-in-one ATS and Recruiting CRM for businesses engaging candidates and clients throughout the talent acquisition process.

Crelate improves recruiter productivity by integrating with Office Online applications giving customers the ability to manage resumes, offer letters, and many other compatible documents directly from a Crelate account. KIRKLAND,…

Today’s workforce is changing at a rapid pace. The traditional workforce consisted of people who arrived at a defined job site, worked a set schedule, and earned a fixed salary….

There's a lot of confusion out there amongst recruiters about recruiting CRMs. The confusion likely stems from the lack of consensus surrounding the age-old ATS vs. CRM debate recruiters have...
Crelate's fast and flexible recruiting solution has been identified as one of the best Applicant Tracking Systems, based on its high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings...
Fall has arrived and with it comes our September 2018 release! Hot on the heels of our SMS integration, we're proud to announce the beta release of our Crelate Connector...

We had a productive summer at Crelate and we’re happy to share what will be included in the September product release. Crelate’s Recruiting CRM and Applicant Tracking System will receive…

Content Roundup: 3 Recruiting Articles to Read in September 2018 Sigh, summer is drawing to a close and soon winter will be here. Students are back in the classrooms, work...
In today's labor market, waiting for candidates to find your law firm or job posting organically isn't going to produce a deep enough hiring pool. The tight market is putting the...

While we’d all like to think the hiring process has become less biased over the last few decades, the data reveals we still have a long way to go in…

Success in the recruiting industry requires delivering results in a timely manner. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are designed to enable recruiters to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. But as…

In any business, to measure success through hard numbers is one of the most important muscles you can build, and recruiting is no different. Data is unbiased, unemotional, and provides…

Your Crelate subscription just got a little bit better. Summer is in full swing, and our July 2018 release is ready to roll. The name of the game this month…

Recruiting in a candidate-driven market requires recruiters to take a different approach to talent acquisition. When you’re discussing opportunities with a candidate in today’s job market, chances are a few…

Few things will send recruiting firms into a fearful panic quite like the idea of embarking on an ATS data migration. But the truth is, data migrations, when executed by...

How are millennials feeling about the current business environment? Deloitte recently published the results of their annual millennial survey and the results are alarming for businesses. Specifically, there has been…

Kirkland, WA – Crelate, the recruiting software company that empowers staffing and recruiting agencies to manage talent and opportunity in a single solution, today announces the addition of a complete…

The summer heat has arrived! There are few better ways to spend a hot, summer afternoon than getting comfy in a lawn chair, hammock, or blanket as you catch up…

May 25th, 2018 sees the beginning of the paradigm shifting EU legislation, GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation will revolutionize how companies use and store user data by giving control...

It’s May so change is in the air, spring is giving way to summer, the days are growing longer, and Crelate is just getting better. This release focuses primarily on…

Employer brand management is crucial to attracting and retaining both active and passive candidates to your company. Whether you're currently looking to hire a new employee or will need to...

Recruiting Agency in the Automotive Industry Turns to Crelate’s Talent Management Solution.

Crelate has dramatically reduced the amount of time that Tire Talent is spending on administrative functions, allowing them to focus on what matters most – building relationships and hiring great people.

Crelate was rated #10 among all applicant tracking systems in the G2Crowd Top 20 Easiest to Use Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Softwares Spring 2018. This rating is based on targeted…

For smaller recruiting firms, it can sometimes feel like a war of David vs. Goliath when it comes to competing with larger-sized firms for talent. While different candidates and clients...

May 25th will be a critical day across the globe as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR officially goes into effect. As we touched on in our previous article,…

We’re back with our April 2018 release with a couple of new features and a plethora of fine-tuning to help super charge Crelate for your business needs! This time around…

Sourcing candidates as a recruiter isn't always easy. It can be frustrating to try the same methods over and over (cold calling and emails anyone?) and feel like you're not...

Tax season is in full swing and for companies and individuals alike this time of year can present plenty of stress. Plus, with the addition of new tax laws, many…

If you haven’t heard of GDPR yet, you soon will. The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is new European Union legislation that aims to enforce stricter rules on how…

This month, we’re temporarily expanding our development team with the addition of two interns for the spring of 2018! Working with interns gives Crelate a great opportunity to support the…

These days, it’s not enough to buy new software for your company solely because of its capabilities. You also have to provide a measurable ROI to back up your decision….

Crelate Talent has been identified as one of the best applicant tracking software platforms, based on its high levels of customer satisfaction and “likeliness to recommend” ratings from real users…

The second annual Bellevue Tech Expo is coming up in March, and Crelate will be there to support our local community, share the solutions we have to offer and exchange information with…

Whether you're looking to attract or retain your best employees, it's important that your company makes it a priority to cultivate a healthy workplace. More and more people expect their...

The gig economy has been expanding over the last handful of years, and the newly implemented tax plan may escalate that trend. The 2018 tax law offers benefits for businesses…

NEW – Reports 3.0 We’re pumped to bring you the completely revamped reports feature. Crelate is all about flexibility, working how you want to. That’s why our old reports section…

The gig economy isn't just a buzzword or anticipated trend anymore: it's here. From companies like Uber and Postmates to Upwork and Fiverr, people now have more options than ever...

An applicant tracking system (ATS) helps you manage and track applicants throughout the recruiting process-it can be your best ally in making recruiting easier and more organized for both your…

Not long ago, Crelate was named the “Most Implementable” applicant tracking system (ATS) in the G2 Crowd Implementability Index. This is great for businesses that want to get up and…

A day in the life of a recruiter is anything but boring. You’re holding intake meetings, juggling applicants, candidates, and hiring managers, and answering a barrage of emails from all…

To start the year off right, Crelate took another step in helping improve the recruiting and staffing industry by partnering with the Missouri and Kansas Search and Staffing Association (MKSSA)….

On Tuesday, G2 Crowd released their Best Software Companies 2018 index. Crelate was ranked #30 out of the Top 50 for software companies with fewer than 50 employees. The ranking…

2017 was a big year for Crelate. Exciting new features were added to the platform, Crelate partnered with some great organizations, and the Crelate applicant tracking system received awards for...

Crelate is pleased to announce that we are now Associate Business Partners of the Ohio Recruiters association (ORA). We are always excited to support non-profit organizations within the staffing and…

On behalf of the entire Crelate family, we offer our thanks and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season filled with peace, love, health, and happiness. May this holiday season…

Kirkland, WA – Crelate, the recruiting software company that enables business to collaboratively manage hiring and opportunity pipelines, today announced that it has been named the “Most Implementable” Applicant Tracking…

Crelate is very pleased to announce three key award wins from Capterra. Crelate Talent has been awarded Capterra’s Best Value for the Money Badge, Best Customer Support and Most Recommended awards in the Applicant Tracking…

Late last month, G2 Crowd, a company dedicated to reviewing and rating business solutions, named Crelate the “Most Implementable“ recruiting software! G2 Crowd rated applicant tracking systems based on several…

Today we announced that Crelate is now a Silver Sponsor Affiliate Member of the Georgia Association of Personnel Services (GAPS). Crelate is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of GAPS….

We've come a very long way from moving out of our CEO's basement. After spending what felt like two short years in Bothell, I am happy to say the team...

New recruiting CRM software combines opportunity and talent management into a single solution to help staffing and recruiting agencies meet the talent needs of their customers. KIRKLAND, WASH., OCTOBER 31, 2017 …

Crelate’s October 2017 Release Our biggest release of the year is here and it’s ready to help your team manage leads and opportunities right alongside your existing candidate and talent…

Crelate's Recruiting CRM / Opportunity Management Tool Crelate Talent is excited for our October release where Recruiting Opportunity Management (CRM) will go live. This is our biggest release of the...

Crelate, providers of fast, modern and unified candidate management and recruiting CRM solution that empower recruiting and talent-focused businesses, is the newest Bronze sponsor of the 2017 Conference from the…

Curated Recruiting Blogs for August 2017 Fall is here and soon the leaves will be turning and cooler temperatures will finally be here. Our thoughts are with all of those...

Crelate Talent ATS added as a Leader in Gartner FrontRunners Quadrant Crelate is excited to announce that we have been chosen as an ATS Leader by Software Advice. To create…

Recruiters Are Searching for an All-in-One Solution Have you ever dreamed of being able to manage ongoing candidate searches alongside your clients and sales pipeline? Ever wish your sales and...

Crelate Talent Ranked #1 for Small Businesses One of the hardest things for a business to obtain, is reviews. We asked our clients to take the time to tell us…

How To Stay Calm when You Know You’ll Be Stressed For your Monday morning inspiration this week check out a TED talk by neuroscience expert Daniel Levitin titled: How To…

Curated Recruiting Blogs for July 2017 In the Midwest kids are already 'back to school' next week! So, summer is coming to a close soon and fall is right around...

Working through the Career Problem In article three of our on-going “Sourcing Tips” series we tackle step two of the process: figuring out the ‘what’ for your candidates and clients. To…

Curated Recruiting Blogs for May 2017   Summer is finally here! May offered several interesting, useful, and amazing sourcing/recruiting blog fodder in the HR and Recruiting world. There are a...
Crelate's June 2017 Release We hope everyone is having a great start to their spring! As the Crelate team gears up for a large release later this summer, we are...
Crelate #7 Applicant Tracking Software According to GetApp Crelate is happy to announce that our ATS app has surged ahead two spots on GetApp for Q2 of 2017. This time...

GetApp Lab’s Report on Most Popular HR Software Recently GetApp provided an interesting report highlighting the most popular HR Software solutions and how they are disrupting the market. GetApp surveyed…

Curated HR & Sourcing Blogs for March 2017 Happy Spring everyone! Here's hoping that it actually feels like spring wherever you may be. March offered several interesting, useful, and amazing sourcing/recruiting...
Brittanie Sanders Talks Office Culture & Productivity I've always been a passionate and driven individual with a strong work ethic, but I didn't realize I had been running on autopilot...
When Moving to a New ATS Disruptions and unexpected events can often provide small business owners with an incredible amount of stress and sleepless nights. One particularly difficult situation is...
AESC Report on the Future of Executive Search  Recently the Association of Executive and Leadership Consultants (AESC) produced a report titled, "What's Next for Executive Search and Leadership Consulting 2020?"...
Curated HR & Recruiting Blogs for February 2017   As I write this post the Northeastern seaboard, in the U.S., is facing a foot to two feet of snow, so spring doesn't...
Crelate's March 2017 Product Release   We hope everyone is having a fantastic start to 2017!  We are back with another update of Crelate. We are excited to launch a...
Bulk Editing For Up up to 5 Fields Crelate is constantly looking for ways to help sourcers, recruiters, and hiring managers manage their time more efficiently and have more space...

Getting the Right Talent into your ATS is Key One of the most difficult tasks for Sourcers, Recruiters, and HR Professionals is getting qualified talent into their Rolodex of contacts…

Crelate is Continuously Upgrading Hardware as We Grow In today’s fast-paced business world it’s absolutely critical to have applications that are fast and reliable. This is especially true in the…

Trains and High Speed Rail - The Way to Go Trains have always been fascinating to me since I was a little kid. I used to commute from south of...

Crelate is excited to announce that GetApp has ranked us as a Category Leader for the 4th Quarter of 2016. GetApp does their homework in putting together these rankings (as described…

Ending the year without a release of Crelate Talent just doesn’t seem right, so we’re back with a new release! This year has been full of major feature releases and…

Welcome back to our third and final installment of Crelate in Development for the Winter 2016 release!  Today I’m going to jump into the much anticipated Application Auto-Approval! Application Auto-Approval…

Hi again!  Wilson here with another quick post about upcoming changes to Crelate.  This time I’m going to talk about our Timeline Auto Date Feature. Timeline Auto-Date Our goal with…

Hello everyone, Wilson here from the Dev Team at Crelate. Winter has certainly set in across the country and it’s almost time to enjoy family and friends for the Holidays….

A Risky Way to Send Data A couple of weeks ago I was working in the office when the mailman arrived with a small package. Dan Mattwig indicated it was...

Hi all, Wilson from the Dev team here at Crelate.  We recently did an update to Crelate over the weekend and with a large number of stability fixes, but there’s two new…

The Potential Stress of Technical Interviews Technical recruiters should take heed, it’s really important to help ease the nerves of developers as they prepare for their technical interviews for programming positions. Going…

Just three months after our last release, we have a another great release of Crelate Talent for you! In this release, we have made major investments in our underlying email…

An Effective Recruiting Solution is a Must for Professional Recruiters Recent studies show that professional recruiters continue to be in high demand in the U.S. and abroad. Businesses routinely list...

Crelate Ranked in Top 20 for Affordability Bethesda, MD, August 10, 2016 – Crelate is pleased to announce that Capterra has conducted an independent study of the best applicant tracking…

Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends 2016 Over the past few years major disruptions have occurred in HR and corporate structures and organizations. Recently, Deloitte conducted a comprehensive global study of...

Bethesda, MD, July 15, 2016: Crelate is pleased to announce our June 2016 release. This release includes several new features and upgrades for recruiters and hiring managers. Crelate updates their…

Crelate Ranked in Top 5 for Usability Bethesda, MD, June 30, 2016 – Crelate is pleased to announce that Capterra has completed an independent study of the Most User-Friendly Applicant Tracking…

We've updated Crelate Talent again! Crelate is constantly responding to the needs of our customers and thinking of innovative ways that our system can improve recruiting. So, we are excited...
Gotta Get the Resume Right Over the years of building and leading development teams, I have had a hand in hiring hundreds of developers, PMs, BAs and consultants.  As such,...

It’s been far too long since we have provided an update on our service uptime.  Before I get into the numbers, let’s talk about what uptime is and how we…

Candidate Experience is Primary Interested in attracting top talent to your recruiting firm? If so, it’s crucial that you put the “Candidate Experience” toward the top of your to-do-lists. Providing…

We've updated Crelate Talent again! This release includes the addition of a new premium job board integration (Monster.com), a new mobile app for Android, improved iPhone app, custom fields for...
Crelate was founded by seasoned product designers, graphic artists, developers and enterprise quality consultants.  I myself am actually a visual arts major, turned software developer, and entrepreneur.  Through my years of...

After you have decided to make a move and you are ready for a data migration, let’s start to think about some of the advantages of a migration. Switching your…

Data migrations are often viewed by business professionals as a major obstacle that is simply too difficult and too costly to take on. One of the most common reasons people give for...
Need a way to easily source candidates and quickly update information to their profile page? Crelate's Chrome Extension is a great solution and now available via the Chrome web store....
Hey there! It is has been a couple of months since our last release and we are happy to announce our fall 2015 release. For this release we focused on...

Check out an overview of Crelate Talent to see what Crelate Talent is?  How can Crelate help with your recruiting and hiring process? Check out this short video that highlights…

We are often asked about the origin and meaning of our name.  As the story goes Co-Founder Mark Barrett was doing dishes when he had an epiphany about the kind…

Hey there! It has been just two short months since our last release and we are delighted to bring you some exciting new improvements! What’s new for July 2015? For…

Hey there! It has been two months since our last big release and we are delighted to bring you some exciting new improvements!  This release brings numerous productivity tweaks and…

Hello and welcome to another exciting update of Crelate Talent. This release, we are focusing on new features and extensions, including an Outlook client, Chrome extension and more. As always,…

Premium Job Board Integration - Dice & Career-Builder Crelate Talent is constantly evolving, with new features being added in every release. In an effort to improve our customers' job posting...

Software Helps in Recruiter Productivity But according to a new report from Software Advice, a talent management technology research firm, you already knew that. Their report analyzed the value and…

I’ve visited many companies over the years as a software consultant and been introduced to many different solutions. Often, my job was to replace a system because of “poor user…

I wanted to take a moment and explain what our Early Adopter Program  is and how it is different than our previous Beta Program. Crelate Talent, our modern applicant tracking and…

Last week, we did a post about our service availability and uptime.  This week I am pleased to announce the availability of status.crelate.com. This tool is a simple and easy…

Crelate Talent has been in “private beta” for almost a year now and I wanted to provide a quick update on our “uptime” statistics.  Before I get into the numbers,…

“Well we’re movin’ on up. On the east side.  To a “deluxe” office on Market!” It finally happened, our team has finally out grown the founders basement and we are moving…

Current customers in our Beta Program enjoy our "unlimited technical support" offer.  This is pretty impressive white glove support, unlimited training, proactive monitoring of issues and extremely fast response times. I am...