The Class of 2014 will include more than 1.5 million graduates with bachelor’s degrees. Companies may experience hundreds of applications flooding in from qualified candidates competing for open positions; so, what can you do to determine who will be a perfect fit for your organization? Various technology is readily available for companies to take advantage of in order to effectively and efficiently hire the best people: 6 in 10 HR managers are using video interviews to screen candidates 94% of recruiters and staffing pros utilize social media for communicating with candidates More than 8 out of 10 Millennials are using Continue reading
With today’s high unemployment rates, many companies believe that anyone would want to work for them. As Talent Puzzle points out in their cleverly crafted infographic (see below), this is not necessarily the case. When hiring new employees we all want to hire the best of the best. In order to attract top talent, there are some things that each company should take into consideration. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.
The staffing industry is looking to grow by at least six percent in 2014, and if you want your company to ride that wave, you’re going to have to consider adding some of your own bright new talent. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.
Not only is it hard to make everybody happy, but it’s difficult to keep them all happy. As an employer though, that’s your goal. On top of keeping your clients and shareholders happy, you’re working on a daily basis to keep your employees happy. After all, their happiness is the key to appeasing everyone else. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.
The right intern can breathe new life into a company as they tackle projects that you may not have time to do and bring fresh perspective to meetings. But choose the wrong intern and you may be counting down the days until the summer ends and the intern is gone for good. A new infographic (see below) from Intern Match illustrates some of the key traits of a terrific intern, helping you to avoid making a decision that you’ll regret for the entire summer. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and Continue reading
YouTube: home to flipping cats, daredevil stunts gone wrong and the latest viral sensation. But what you may not realize is that YouTube is also revolutionizing today’s job search, and it has the potential to help in your recruitment and hiring efforts. Utilizing YouTube in your online recruitment efforts may be uncharted territory for your business, but understanding how users engage with this medium can help you spread the word about your company and attract top talent. With their attention, you can better show why they need to be a part of your company now. Like this article? Subscribe to Continue reading
Despite the current record high unemployment in the United States, many hiring managers still report having a difficult time finding and keeping good employees. How can this be? According to this infographic, courtesy of HireRight, general dysfunction of the hiring process is often to blame. Many employers have lengthy or unattractive online application processes, or fail to respond in any way to a majority of candidates. Many also fail to use social media or implement a social hiring strategy. Luckily, all of these problems are easily fixable through advances in talent and social media technologies. Check out the infographic below Continue reading
What happens in Vegas shouldn’t always stay in Vegas, especially if it involves the future of hiring. Useful HR technology seems to be popping up daily, making it a sure bet to roll the dice on new technology. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.
Oops, you did it again. You hired someone you thought was going to be a great contribution to the team, only to find they’re anything but a great addition. Unfortunately, this happens a lot to hiring recruiters. After all, what’s to prevent a candidate from lying or giving a great interview? Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.
A candidate search should be a team effort. You’re not just hiring a person, but hiring a critical member of your team. As such, it only makes sense to pool your company’s collective resources in order to find the best candidate for you. Involving everyone in the candidate search is one way to ensure access to a variety of top candidates, often previously vetted by your own employees. Like this article? Subscribe to our HR digest to receive a weekly email with fresh and informative content.