Hiring strategies

What is recruiter bias and how to fight it?

Recruiters are human beings, therefore we are subject to unconscious bias that has been learned over time. This is one of the bigger factors why nearly 75% of hiring goes wrong. And we all understand...

Weighting different factors in the hiring process

In selecting candidates for job roles, there are many factors that recruiters use to determine suitability. Some recruiters tend to focus on one or two areas, such as what experience appears on a...

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...

3 Tips For Choosing A People Aggregator

HR tech is a wild space these days. There’s easily over 100+ ATS options on the market, and a roughly-equivalent number of sourcing and talent acquisition tools. How do you figure out which one you...

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...

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...

For Best Results, Treat Candidates Like Customers

Most of us are aware of how important customer experience is, and how a positive or negative experience can affect customer retention. In recent articles, we’ve been looking at a different kind of...

6 Stats About Candidate Experience And Hiring Success

These days, it feels like everything is labelled as an “experience”. User experience, employee experience, candidate experience – it’s a commonly used term. But when I check a thesaurus in an attempt...

Reserve Your Copy Of The 2018 Talent Report!

At the beginning of the year, we invited you to participate in the 2018 McQuaig Global Talent Survey, requesting your insights into how your company approaches various aspects of hiring, development...

Here's How Reference Checking Can Reduce Turnover

If you’ve made it to the reference checking stage, your candidate must be looking pretty darn good. They’ve matched up well to your job profile, addressed any gaps with examples of past behaviour in...

How Much Do You Really Know About Candidate Experience?

Do you have extraordinary talent acquisition strategies? Do you know how to get the most value out of interviews with job applicants? Do your candidates get clear, timely communication from your...

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