Are Face-to-Face Interviews a Necessity in 2017?

Optimizing the hiring process is a common theme across many companies that want to reduce the cost of recruiting while still managing to find the right people. With the incredible power of the Internet, digital resumes, and online interviews, it’s easy to wonder if it is it still necessary to conduct face-to-face interviews. Richard Fairbank, … Continue reading “Are Face-to-Face Interviews a Necessity in 2017?”

How to Stop These 16 Biases That Can Influence Your Hiring Decision?

When hiring new employees, you always want to look for the best of the best. However, this process takes time and a lot of effort, which you should never take for granted. This includes not letting biases influence your hiring decision. As a recruiter, you can be biased and not even know it. Therefore, you … Continue reading “How to Stop These 16 Biases That Can Influence Your Hiring Decision?”

How Do Applicant Tracking Systems Work?

Feeling overwhelmed by the huge amount of data you handle on a day-to-day basis? If this is you, consider using hiring tools to make finding talent easier. Learn how an applicant tracking system works to see if a software solution could improve your hiring process. What is an ATS? Hiring professionals use applicant tracking systems … Continue reading “How Do Applicant Tracking Systems Work?”

How to Write a Job Description That Attracts the Right Candidates

Finding an experienced, hard-working employee today is difficult due to the increased competition and hundreds of applications that come for every job post. In order to find a good employee, hiring managers started focusing on more years of experience, instead of looking into qualifications, academic success and of course, a person who is the right … Continue reading “How to Write a Job Description That Attracts the Right Candidates”

7 Reasons You’re Hiring the Wrong Employees

Have you ever hired a really bad batch of employees that you scream at every day and simply want to fire? Every business owner has probably experienced this, and it’s normal. It simply means that there’s a mistake somewhere in your hiring process that you have to change. If you want your business to flourish, … Continue reading “7 Reasons You’re Hiring the Wrong Employees”

10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors

We all know that starting a business is risky. You are sailing on unknown waters, and any storm can destroy you. With these tips, the waters are less unknown. These tips will guide you in avoiding costly HR errors. It will help you save money, lessen the risks, and speed up the growth of your … Continue reading “10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors”

Here’s Why Recruiting and Retention are on a Collision Course

The economy has made a robust comeback and the job market is strong.  You will rarely hear any argument citing the scarcity of jobs.  There are currently over 5.4 million open jobs in the United States alone, with a staggering estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring every day.  Yeah, you read that right – Every. Day.  It is … Continue reading “Here’s Why Recruiting and Retention are on a Collision Course”

Did We Get It Wrong? Obvious Signs That You’ve Hired The Wrong Person

In this article we look at  ‘things aren’t how they’re supposed to be’ when it comes to recruitment and we look at more obvious signs that you’ve hired the wrong person. They may have seemed right, at least on paper, or at the interview – probably both – but after a short time in their … Continue reading “Did We Get It Wrong? Obvious Signs That You’ve Hired The Wrong Person”

Why Your Candidates Are Turning Down Your Job Offers

When it comes to hiring talent, some employers have all the luck. Or, do they? Recent data reveals how some hiring decisions can affect the number of quality candidates you recruit. If you’re struggling to find the right candidates, you might need to change your hiring process. Find out why candidates turn down your job … Continue reading “Why Your Candidates Are Turning Down Your Job Offers”

Hiring Challenges for Growing Businesses

Any business needs to grow if it’s to survive. Standing still isn’t an option if a business is to prosper and adapt to what is always a changing marketplace. Every small business needs to target growth as its number one priority, but while growth brings new opportunities, it also brings new challenges. Having the right … Continue reading “Hiring Challenges for Growing Businesses”