U.S. Federal Recruitment
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Data-Driven Hiring to Speed Time to Hire and Reduce Costs
Acendre Recruitment for U.S. Federal, the leading federal talent acquisition solution, exploits the power of people analytics and automation to elevate government’s ability to attract, hire and onboard top talent while helping your agency achieve its mission.
As the world’s leading recruitment solution designed especially for the federal government, Acendre Recruitment for US Federal helps agencies compete for talent in a highly competitive environment. The cloud-based system helps you securely achieve your goals, while reducing time to hire, costs and redundancy.
Reduce costs, hire the best people quickly and ensure they are productive immediately with the world’s most powerful, yet easy-to use talent acquisition solution – designed specifically for the federal government.
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal
- Enforces federal hiring processes developed by HR or required by OMB or OPM
- Provides a single gateway to execute a sourcing strategy that reaches the right talent for your agency
- Automates and drives your processes to speed hiring
- Guides hiring managers with self-service tools to make federal hiring managers more self-sufficient and free up HR time
- Enhances onboarding experience with optional Onboarding module
Exclusive out-of-the-box rules-based workflow engine designed for federal HR
High configurability aligns with your processes to drive usability, quality and efficiency
Full interoperability for a total HR system
Fully federalized and implemented in line with OPM’s HRLOB requirements
A Complete Federal Solution
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal is the only talent acquisition system developed specifically for and in partnership with federal agencies. The workflow and processes are designed to meet Title 5 federal hiring requirements, which by default, U.S. agencies are required to follow. The solution tracks federal scoring, specific vacancies and U.S. federal ineligibility statuses.
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal provides Title 5 support “out of the box” for the U.S. federal government’s pay system models, including General Schedule and the Federal Wage System. This includes the ability to score differently by grade or band on a single application, requiring and applicant to apply only once for a multiple grades and receive a different score for each grade.
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal’s powerful workflow capabilities supports Title 5’s “New Recruitment Request” workflow, including Merit Promotion, all U.S.-federal questions that integrate directly with USAJOBS and interdisciplinary announcements.
The Applicant Pool provides the initial listing of all applicants to a vacancy and allows an HR Manager to easiluy manage vacancy applicants. The pool ensures that candidates are screened properly based upon the vacancy to which they have applied. The powerful Quality Review form allows a Hiring Specialist to quickly review and update key data points about a candidate, further simplifying the process.
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal lets agencies easily create and track certificates. Certificates can be created as a PDF for printing and sharing.
Automation and Enhanced Efficiency
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal automates your existing processes and ensures consistency, helping reduce costs, increase efficiency and make better informed decisions, all improving your bottom line. With powerful dashboards and robust reports, Acendre Recruitment for US Federal enhances the entire spectrum of your talent acquisition function, helping you quickly identify requisition requests, job approvals and existing and potential candidates. Acendre Recruitment for US Federal also helps you easily improve your engagement with candidates. As the underlying challenge and complexity of finding and securing the best talent increases, Acendre Recruitment for US Federal makes the entire process easier than ever, while also making it more data-driven and analytical.
Powerful Reporting for Enhanced Decision-making
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal’s robust and informative reporting allows access to key analytics that assist with decision making and oversights on recruitment strategies. An intuitive and detailed dashboard puts critical information at your fingertips, reducing the time and cost to make decisions. Flexible reporting options make information that is important to you readily available, allowing you to monitor your workflows instantaneously.
Faster and More Effective Recruiting and Onboarding
With Acendre Recruitment for US Federal, the time consuming and expensive process of locating top tier candidates becomes streamlined and much easier. Using your existing talent pool of previous applicants or existing staff, Acendre Recruitment for US Federal helps you identify potential candidates faster than ever – and lets you easily and regularly communicate with them so you’re more engaged. Streamlined onboarding processes allow new employees to be more productive from their first day on the job. This means improved productivity, reduced costs and greatly improved chances of employee retention. In today’s highly competitive environment, this can be the difference between your organisation’s success and failure.
You can also easily standardise and automate processes across the organisation. This helps speed up the review and approval of requisitions, jobs and offers. Real-time status updates provide further insight to improve the overall talent acquisition and retention process. Every step and approval within your workflow is visible and can be tracked, providing complete transparency and accountability.
Flexibility and Configurability that Adapts to Your Unique Environment
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal allows your organisation to find and select the best talent via a powerful selection process that is completely customizable to meet your exact needs. No new training is needed, as Acendre Recruitment for US Federal’s processes, terminology and workflow match how you work today. Acendre Recruitment for US Federal also has custom fields and forms, process flows and email notifications that can be set up however you choose. Acendre Recruitment for US Federal also integrates seamlessly with numerous third-party systems, further simplifying implementation.
Advanced Workflow Capabilities to Improve Organisational Performance
You can easily standardise and automate processes across the organisation. This helps speed up the review and approval of requisitions, jobs and offers. Real-time status updates provide further insight to improve the overall talent acquisition and retention process. Every step and approval within your workflow is visible and can be tracked, providing complete transparency and accountability.
Simplicity for Faster and More Widespread Adoption
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal’s simple interface ensures hiring managers and applicants will take advantage of all the system has to offer and help top talent get identified, engaged and hired faster. With hiring managers able to quickly understand the system and empower themselves, they no longer need to rely on HR to use the system, meaning job requests get completed more quickly, vacancies close more quickly and the talent your organisation needs to grow gets hired faster.
Interoperability for Seamless Integration
At the core of Acendre Recruitment for US Federal’s architecture is interoperability. This results in your organisation not having to compromise and being able to quickly implement Acendre Recruitment for US Federal. You can keep the systems and work processes that are working for you now, while replacing or improving the ones that are not optimal. Acendre’s robust APIs are designed to integrate with minimal effort through the Acendre Partner Cloud. This allows Acendre Recruitment for US Federal to be woven into your existing talent management ecosystem.
Powerful Capabilities for Enhanced Recruitment
Acendre Recruitment for US Federal further simplifies the recruitment process with these customizable features:
- PDF Packaging to package multiple candidate applications resumes and other documents into one PDF document pack, allowing you to easily distribute consistently formatted professional documents to HR, hiring managers and others that can’t normally access applications.
- A Position Description library to save time posting jobs.
- Easily establish skill and competency criteria for jobs.
- Automatic application form creation that aligns with job criteria.
- Powerful assessment capabilities to match the bests candidates with jobs.
- Automatic short listing to set up candidate interviews.
- Powerful candidate job searching and online application.
- A Talent Warehouse that enables you to build a talent pool of quality, pre-qualified candidates, decreasing advertising and recruitment spend. It lets you find candidates more quickly and build relationships with others that can be targeted for future openings.
- Selection Reports that automate the compilation of all necessary information and documentation into a single PDF document, significantly reducing the time to compile a report.