Author - Mitchell Buchanan

Is Hiring Actually Getting Harder?

Over the last decade, recruiters have found it increasingly challenging to find the right people to fill job openings. A number of factors are at play. Candidate skills in high growth industries such...

The Risks and Rewards of AI in Recruiting

One of the most tedious tasks that any recruiter will undertake is candidate screening. It often takes a human eye to notice the details in a candidate’s resume, from traits and skills to work...

It's Time To Start Following The Platinum Rule

We've all heard of the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated. While that's pretty sound advice, a new rule has made its way into the topic of employee development and team...

Here's Why You Need To Follow Up With Candidates

A common complaint from job seekers is that they never hear back from the employers they submit applications to. It’s as if their resumes go zipping into thin air and then - *poof* - they disappear...

3 Marketing Strategies That HR Can Steal Right Now

We’ve talked briefly about recruitment marketing, and how HR and Marketing departments can team up to improve recruitment efforts. Beyond teaming up, your Marketing team uses a number of strategies...

Why Is Employee Engagement So Hard To Generate?

There is a big mystery among employers and it has to do with employee engagement. Over the last decade, employee engagement has suffered. We’ve all heard the dismal statistics on how many employees...

The Best Times To Communicate With Candidates

No one likes the feeling of being ignored by employers during a job search. It’s actually one of the biggest pet peeves of candidates, based on a 2017 study conducted by Decipher/FocusVision on...

The Value Of Personalized Onboarding

When it comes to your employee onboarding process, it’s times to get personal. Many organizations have standard onboarding programs that touch on the basics, but they lack the ability to integrate...

How To Hire Better Using Different Types Of Assessments

You should never hire a candidate based on face-value alone. This is a mistake that many recruiters make and later regret. Sometimes, candidates misrepresent themselves and don’t truly have the right...

The Link Between Candidate Experience & Talent Discovery

Companies spend a significant amount of time and money on developing a strong employer branding strategy. The present day shortages of talent have made it ever more important that employers are...

From Candidate Experience to Employee Engagement: 8 Tips

Employee engagement is not just a buzzword; it’s an important aspect of building a strong team. When employees are actively engaged in their work they tend to be more productive, happy, and treat...

Interview Strategies To Improve Candidate Experience

Employers are in a difficult spot. Candidates currently have the advantage in the job market, especially those with in-demand skills and knowledge. What can employers do to improve recruitment...

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