Hiring in 2012: The Year of the Video Interview

The world might not have ended in 2012, but last year certainly was an exciting time for the video interview. Employers discovered how helpful it could be to connect with top candidates via video and shorten their hiring process. With the tough economy and the war for talent, it was more important than ever before to make good hiring decisions in 2012. After all, a bad hire could set companies back as much as $50,000. No company wants to lose out on large sums of money or great talent with the ability to move their organization forward. This is where Continue reading

War For Talent Rages On #Infographic

war for talent

We have been mentioning it a good deal recently here on Spark Hire, but we’re not the only ones that have been noticing it! The war for talent is back on, and companies need to focus on retaining their current employee base before they think about hiring more. As of November 2012, the unemployment rate is at 8.6 percent. It’s still not the best, but it’s a slight improvement. In fact, according to this infographic below from Visual.ly, 31 percent of executive employees are thinking of leaving their organization in 2012. That’s pretty close to half and should signal an Continue reading