Hiring strategies

The Secret To Creating Strong Talent Pools

Have you ever had to make a choice between a couple great candidates and wished you could hire the lot of them? Most companies make their choice, bid the other unsuccessful applicants good luck, and...

10 Tips To Attract And Hire Diverse Candidates

Improving the diversity of your new hires is a great goal but how exactly do you do it? There are numerous benefits to inclusive workplaces such as increased innovation, reduced turnover, and higher...

6 Tips To Narrow Down Your Candidate List

In a perfect world, it would be easy to make hiring decisions. You post a job description, a handful of qualified people apply, you hit it off with the right one and bam, new employee. Sounds like a...

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...

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