Low-Hanging Fruit: Making the Most of Your Bullhorn Investment
Bullhorn’s applicant tracking system (ATS) includes many different features to help you build better relationships and win more deals. But with so many different pieces of functionality, it can be difficult to ensure you’re fully utilising the system and getting the most out of your investment in Bullhorn.
At Engage Boston 2019, we asked a panel of experts for their Bullhorn tips and tricks on maximising productivity and overall usage of Bullhorn. Included in this panel were Justin Thomason, Vice President of Recruiting at Matrix Resources, Eddy Lee, Account Executive at Bullhorn, and Kristin Smith, Enterprise Solutions Consultant at Bullhorn.
Read on for some top Bullhorn tips to get the most out of your investment:
Adding notes in Bullhorn ensures information is being recorded in an accurate and timely manner. Notes also provide the entire team with vital information to increase collaboration across teams and departments. Here’s what our experts had to say about why adding Notes is a crucial part of fully utilising Bullhorn:
With so many records and pieces of data in Bullhorn, organising the information in an actionable way is crucial to ensuring you’re using the ATS efficiently and effectively. Tearsheets allow you to organise records in lists for easy navigating and searching.
Internal Submissions List
One of the most important parts of the recruiting process is submitting candidates to clients. With internal submissions lists in Bullhorn, you can easily visualise which candidates have been submitted so you can quickly see where to follow up or take other actions.
Email Inbox Gadgets
When recruiters are not in Bullhorn, chances are, they are in their email inbox. Bullhorn’s Email Inbox Gadgets, available for both Gmail and Outlook, allow users to add and view records within Bullhorn without ever leaving their inbox. This improves productivity and increases visibility into key information.
Bullhorn Pulse analyses your conversation activity with candidates and clients to give you relationship insights that help you deliver a superior candidate experience. Bullhorn automatically captures all phone and email activity so you have instant visibility into every business conversation from across your organisation.
Eddy Lee, Bullhorn Account Executive, provided some great insight into why his customers are finding great value from Pulse:
Collaboration is vital across recruiting teams and functions, but often requires actions to be taken first. With Pulse, collaboration can happen without recruiters or other team members having to take any actions at all. Before any important meetings, recruiters can dive into Pulse and look at the last five conversations to ensure they’re up-to-date on what emails or other actions the entire team has taken with the particular contact. You can also dive into Pulse and see metrics about response rates for email and make an impact without having to call a client or user.
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