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Importance of Employee Appreciation #Infographic

We have been hitting employee appreciation pretty hard lately here at Spark Hire. Clearly it’s an important part of business and being a business leader, but also because feeling appreciated is what matters most to the majority of employees out there. In fact, if you look at what employees want from their employers, feeling appreciated […]

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Internships: To Pay or Not to Pay

According to Ross Perlin, the author of a book titled: Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy, there are about 1.5 million internships in the U.S. each year, nearly half unpaid. Unpaid internships and paid internships are clearly a popular staple in the job market these days. As […]

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How Do I Video Interview…Recent Graduates?

Every candidate comes with their own set of unique interviewing challenges. That’s why we’re tackling video interview tips for different types of candidates with this how-to series. Today, we’ll be talking about how to use video interviews to connect with recent graduates. Now that they’ve turned the tassel and started looking for their dream job, […]

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5 Interview Questions to Ask In One-Way Video Interviews

Screening candidates in the hiring process is not only time-consuming, it can get very tedious. If you are a hiring manager that is used to hiring day in and day out, then it’s likely you already have a routine you follow for the phone interview. You know what kind of information you want to gather […]

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The Best Mobile Apps for Busy HR Professionals

Savvy HR professionals know mobile is here to stay. With 85 percent of Americans owning a cell phone and 45 percent of those owners owning a smartphone, mobile recruiting is on the rise. According to a 2011 survey, 19 percent of those surveyed said they use mobile devices for career-seeking activities, with 50 percent stating […]

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