Hiring a new employee and introducing them to your team can be an exciting task. You’re eager to see how your new found job hire performs with the rest of the bunch, but your new hire is bound to arrive with a few questions before they begin.
You have narrowed down your search and selected candidates that you would like to potentially bring on board – great! However, without a good reference check, you could end up making the wrong decision when it comes time to hire.
If you’re one to make snap hiring decisions based on what a candidate is wearing, you’re not alone. As many as 60% of recruiters consider inappropriate dress to be a deal-breaker in an interview. However, there’s more to the issue of interview attire than meets the eye. Let’s take a look at how expectations of […]
Have you ever considered texting a candidate? Though it’s new to recruitment, texting is steadily gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Texting isn’t just trendy, it’s practical, offering tangible solutions to common problems in the hiring process. Here’s 5 ways texting can be applied to your recruitment strategy and give you a competitive edge […]
As scarcity in the talent market persists, employees aren’t hesitating to take the opportunity to jump ship. Job-switching no longer retains the same stigma it has had in the past, and the practice is becoming more commonplace as offers improve and we continue to transition to the gig-based economy. This willingness to job-hop creates a […]
Are you feeling the crunch of the tight talent market? You are not alone. At a time when unemployment is down to 3.9%, employers are struggling to attract the right candidates. Use these tips to help navigate the job seeker’s economy.
Technology has and continues to change companies across all industries. Recruiting and human resources industries are no exception. But, you can use this new technology to hire more effectively.
In today’s competitive job market landing a new gig can be quite frustrating. In fact, a recent study found that the average job hunter will apply for up to 27 jobs before securing the opportunity to interview. Even then, the job is not solidified.
At the end of most job interviews, the interviewer will ask the prospective employee, “Do you have any questions for me?” This may seem daunting, but it’s actually an opportunity to improve your chances of getting the job.
Trying to recruit outside talent to fill a job position can be difficult. There may be a lot of people out there looking for jobs, but that doesn’t mean they are qualified to fill the positions they apply for. Those who are qualified for the job in question may not even see the relevant posting.