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Paperless hiring: start with the basics

This is the first in a four-part series to help employers learn more about hiring online and what it can do for them.

We know employers have a lot of questions about moving their hiring process online. Concerns about security, time consumption and communicating with candidates are some reasons you might be reluctant to make the transition. Have no fear, because going paperless allows you to:

Simplify filling out forms – A lot of paper comes with a new employee, from the initial application to the final steps of new hire paperwork. Working online makes it less overwhelming for you and your applicant by walking through each form, making it easier to provide consistent results. Bonus, no more messy handwriting to read.

Streamline the hiring process – Applicants can complete forms online before coming in, leaving you with more time for training and getting to know your new employee better. Speed up the process so you can get to work quicker.

Securely store employee information – Storing paper applications usually means overcrowded file cabinets or paper-filled boxes crammed into a small back office. Online documents, however, are stored digitally in one place, encrypted to protect confidential information from prying eyes. Say goodbye to lost paperwork and hello to more office space.

Stay compliant – There is no room for errors when following hiring regulations. Working online produces fewer mistakes, leaving you less risk for potential government fines.

There’s no reason to let mountains of paperwork overwhelm you when searching for a new employee. Snagajob Hiring Manager has various products that give you the tools to transition into paperless and improve how you approach the entire hiring process.  Have any more questions about the online hiring process? Leave a comment below and we might answer it in future posts!

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Imani is a content specialist at Snagajob. When she’s not writing content for employers to read, she can be found catching up with pop culture, updating her blog or channeling her inner rock star at karaoke.

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