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Archive for November, 2011

30
Nov

OrangeHRM and BSI Introduce Virtual Interviews with the World’s Most Popular Free HRM Software

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Among the emerging HRM practices, Video interviewing or Virtual Interviewing has taken precedence in the market place. OrangeHRM will provide BSI’s state-of-the-art Int-R-View Portfolio SaaS talent acquisition solution with online job application, resume upload, and video interviewing.

Best Practices for Using Video Interviewing for Recruiting

Video interviewing can dramatically improve a company’s recruiting process. The benefits of video interviewing can be numerous and can include: accelerated time to hire, reduced cost of hire, increased quality of hires, expanded hiring pool, improved candidate satisfaction and retention, simplified consideration process, improved compliance, and more.

In terms of best practices for using video interviewing in recruiting, we have learned that companies see the best results when they:

  1. Make recording a video interview a required, and not optional, part of the application process. We found that it is best if this is clearly stated in the job posting as well as the job application.
  2. Design the online job application with sorting criteria to help sort applicants based on required or desired qualifications for the job.
  3. Arrange the video interview process to immediately (without interrupt or delay) follow the job application and resume submission so applicants understand how important the video interview is in the decision process. Following this process, applicants will be compelled and motivated to record an interview which is advantageous for the recruiter / employer.
  4. Carefully craft the interview questions. The questions asked in the interview system should be relevant to the position and reveal the applicant’s skills in a way that is meaningful to the recruiter and hiring manager. It is also recommended that applicants be requested to provide specific examples in their video responses.
  5. Establish a time limit for each response. The amount of time given to answer each question should not add up to more than 5-7 minutes. Brevity is important in getting to the point. We recommend 5-7 questions with no more than 1 minute allowed per response.

OrangeHRM Video Interviewing will be available as a plug-in in the OrangeHRM Market Place.

Read Press Release on OrangeHRM Video/Virtual Interviewing

Learn more about OrangeHRM Video/Virtual Interviewing

Visit OrangeHRM Market Place for the Video Interviewing Plug-in

28
Nov

Language Packs for OrangeHRM

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OrangeHRM is used by a global community ranging from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe, hence the importance for the system to be multilingual is high.

Throughout the years many of our members have helped us create language packs, our previous versions had French, Brazilian-Portuguese, German, Dutch, Indonesian, Azerbaijan, Cambodian, and many other language packs

Our latest stable version is OrangeHRM 2.6.11.2, we would like the community to help us with language packs for this version in order to make OrangeHRM available in your local language and let users in your region or location expand their OrangeHRM experience.

As an appreciation of your effort and contribution, OrangeHRM would like to reward you with free add-ons that will enhance your OrangeHRM system.

To create language packs for OrangeHRM, follow this User Guide.

To contribute language packs, contact marketing@orangehrm.com
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16
Nov

Create Apps for OrangeHRM

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Are you a creative individual? Are you familiar with PHP & Smyfony?

OrangeHRM is on the hunt for creative and productive HR apps that can enhance our HRIS. OrangeHRM Apps Store gives you space to create your own apps and present them to the global market.  All you need to do is, register and submit your idea to us. Our technical team will guide you to make your idea become an innovation that’s high on demand. OrangeHRM will give the best publicity to your app.

  • A  launch and marketing  campaign for your app in our website
  • A custom press release on your app
  • A blog post on our blog about your app
  • Forum and e-mail campaign for your app
  • Publish a video for your app

Let your innovations reach the globe. Register Now!

Contact us on: marketing@orangehrm.com

Visit OrangeHRM Apps Store

 

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