9 Hiring Best Practices Recommended by Startup CEOs

Hiring top notch specialists for your startup can be the task easily performed by a company’s CEO. For example, every recent hiring decision made by Yahoo was carefully analyzed by Marissa Mayer. Such a situation is a common thing among many startups. Thus, Mark Zuckerberg allocated much time for recruiting employees. That is why Facebook … Continue reading “9 Hiring Best Practices Recommended by Startup CEOs”

How to Find Your Best Employees and Keep Them Around

A business is about people. The better the people you have, the better your business is going to do. For that reason, you want the best people that are out there and you don’t just want them for the short term, you want them to want to stick around for the rest of their lives. … Continue reading “How to Find Your Best Employees and Keep Them Around”

Recruitment Agencies: Are Your Recruitment Strategies Outdated?

The employment landscape is changing rapidly. Gone is the era of a single job for life. In this age of digital and social empowerment, and the rethinking of old ways of doing business, employees are becoming more and more vocal about what they want from their work. They are prepared to try out various jobs, … Continue reading “Recruitment Agencies: Are Your Recruitment Strategies Outdated?”

5 Ways To Make Sure An Employee Is A Good Fit

Onboarding new staff members shouldn’t be suspenseful but often is. Companies sometimes make the mistake of hiring candidates based on metrics such as references, skills and qualifications. While this can be enough to identify someone who adds value to your organization, many times it isn’t. It’s no wonder that more and more companies are personalizing … Continue reading “5 Ways To Make Sure An Employee Is A Good Fit”

How I Recruited My Winning Team

Today I’m going to show you how I went about building a team to deliver a critical IT project for a major European service provider. Along the way I’ll give you some insights into what people like me are looking for when we are recruiting. It’ll give you something to think about if you’re looking for a … Continue reading “How I Recruited My Winning Team”

The Benefits of Having A Company LinkedIn Page

The largest professional social network LinkedIn with 450 million + members has been in the news recently with Microsoft acquiring it for $26.2 billion. Many businesses are missing an important marketing tool by not having a company LinkedIn page. Whether you work for a large company or own your own small business, a company LinkedIn … Continue reading “The Benefits of Having A Company LinkedIn Page”

Essential Attributes to Spot While Interviewing Remote Staff

The online world is becoming a work setting for many people around the world. But when you’re actually hiring someone to work remotely for you- your team could be facing double trouble. Job interviewing in itself can be difficult, but online interviews require even more responsibility, and if you don’t know how to interview remote workers … Continue reading “Essential Attributes to Spot While Interviewing Remote Staff”

Use Video Conferencing to Effectively Engage Passive Candidates

As a standard practice, recruiting traditionally focuses on the active candidates who are at present engaged in a job search. This approach has been effective so far. However in today’s hypercompetitive environment, the recruiting scenario has undergone a sea change, businesses require a more focused approach in engaging targeted passive candidates who are not actively … Continue reading “Use Video Conferencing to Effectively Engage Passive Candidates”

How to Help New Hires During Their Probation Period

The probation period is to ensure whether the selected candidate is qualified to perform the job and achieve regular targets. It is an opportunity to evaluate new employee’s performance, commitment and other things which are required for the suitability of the job role. Necessary actions should be taken if the new employee is failing to … Continue reading “How to Help New Hires During Their Probation Period”

6 Ways to Make Your Job Ads More Effective

When we post a job ad online, we hope to attract the best talent available for that position. Unfortunately, poor wording or not providing accurate details about the position can mean we receive resumes of individuals who don’t exactly fit the ideal candidate you had in mind. While you may jump to the conclusion that … Continue reading “6 Ways to Make Your Job Ads More Effective”