Hiring strategies

12 Things A Resume Won't Tell You

It’s been estimated that recruiters receive around 250 resumes for every corporate job, but only around 4-6 candidates will get called in for an interview. Unless something really stands out,...

Hiring Solo vs Hiring Committee: How To Get The Best Hiring Results

Whether you are the only human resource professional at your company or a recruiter working independently, have you stopped to consider if it's a good idea to hire alone? It’s no easy task sourcing,...

Are Peer Interviews The Secret To Great Candidate Experience?

A traditional hiring process -- admittedly, the definition of “traditional” is changing, and varies by company -- usually involves a hiring manager needing headcount for a specific role, meeting with...

The Dangers Of Unconscious Bias In The Hiring Process

In order to grow a business, one of the key factors is hiring for diversity. Hiring candidates from different backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, genders, skills, and experience levels ensures that...

Second Choice Candidates: To Hire Or Not To Hire

You’ve gone through a lengthy hiring process and you’ve settled on a final candidate. There’s been a good deal of back-and-forth with the hiring manager and his or her team. You’re all good with the...

Should You Text Candidates?

Technology. It's certainly changing how we live our lives and do business. And it's impacting how we hire as well. As technology evolves it offers us new ways of communicating with others which has...

3 Strategies To Improve Your Application Process

Have you noticed a drop in the number of applicants lately? Maybe it’s time to do a deep review of your current application process to correct what’s not working well. From the candidate perspective,...

Replace These Interview Questions To Improve Candidate Experience

Interviews are an undeniable fact of hiring. They are often considered to be one of the most effective ways to learn more about candidates and their career goals. That is, IF they are conducted...

Watch Out For These Resume Red Flags

Resumes have always been considered to be a staple in the hiring process. Recruiters and hiring managers alike use them as way to sort through their piles of applicants. And resumes are chock full of...

Hiring Gen Z? Here's How To Get Their Attention

Gen Z - you've probably been reading a lot about them this graduation season. Who is the newest generation to enter the workforce and what do they mean to the future of work? We may have a little bit...

Checking References: Are You Asking These Critical Questions?

References make a great deal of sense when evaluating candidates. If the candidate wasn’t a referral from an existing employee, you want to know how they work and what previous co-workers feel about...

5 Skills For The Future You Should Be Hiring For Right Now

Companies are challenged to not only find the talent they need right now, but also heading into the next decade. The landscape of work is shifting and new jobs, requiring new skills, are emerging. No...

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