Dave Anderson

Dave Anderson is a Content Strategist for Recruiterbox. He lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys any activity that takes him outdoors.


Tips for Conducting Remote Job Interviews

Remote work is suddenly one of the most talked-about trends among professionals. Every day, people are sharing their work-from-home tips and another well-known company announces plans to expand its remote work policy.  However, COVID-19 has only accelerated a trend that was already on the rise. FlexJobs reports that the number of remote positions had increased…
15 June 2020

The Complete Guide to Employee Onboarding

Whether or not you’ve ever gone through a formal onboarding process, you’re probably familiar with all the questions that come with a new job. Day one brings equal parts excitement and uncertainty. You walk into the workplace full of questions like: Where do I go? What should I work on first? How do I get…
17 March 2020

Diagnose and Fix Hiring Problems with Recruiterbox Reports

The journey from posting a job opening to welcoming a new employee to your team is a long one, made up of various stages. And as with any multi-step process, there are stages your organization does well and others that need improvements. There may even be a single bottleneck that slows everything down. Some problems…
10 December 2019

Recruiterbox Takes Home Three Awards from FinancesOnline

Big news! We’re excited to share that Recruiterbox has been recognized for being a leader in the recruiting and applicant tracking system (ATS) industry. FinancesOnline has presented us with their Expert’s Choice 2019, Great User Experience 2019, and Supreme Software 2019 awards in the hiring software category. FinancesOnline is the fastest-growing independent review platform for…
26 November 2019

Webinar: Recruiterbox - The Best Google Hire Replacement

Google has announced they will shut down their Google Hire applicant tracking system (ATS) on September 1, 2020. That means many organizations must find a new solution to manage their recruiting and hiring activities within the coming months. Recruiterbox is your ideal replacement for Google Hire. We offer all the same features, plus a few…
11 September 2019

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

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