Recruitment

There Are 2 Types of Hiring Mistakes, Which One Are You Making?

Study after study lists hiring and retaining talent as one of the key issues that keep CEOs awake at night. Evidence also shows that if you have the right people on board, the issue of motivating...

How to Use Social Media for Onboarding

Social recruiting has been a buzz term for a few years now. There are entire conferences devoted to teaching companies how to attract A-level talent this way; experts are pushing out blog posts and...

Honest, transparent corporate culture tops list for job seekers

The type of culture people say they want in their current company and what would grab their attention in a job ad are actually two different things.

Do Results Live Up to Promises with Behavioral Assessment Tools?

If you’re in the market for a behavioral assessment tool to help you reduce turnover and increase productivity, you’ll hear a lot of promises from assessment providers. An important part of your due...

Did You Reference Check Your Behavioral Assessment

It’s often said that exceptional customer service is a table stake in today’s world. That would be nice if it were true, but start asking questions of your friends and colleagues about the companies...

Take the Test, Read the Reports Before Buying a Talent Assessment Tool

A talent assessment tool is only as effective as the actionable information it provides for you to base decisions upon. If you’re considering a talent assessment tool one of the most important things...

Do Pre-Employment Tests Increase Your Exposure to Potential Lawsuits?

When you’re considering a behavioral assessment tool to improve your recruiting and employee retention results, one of the key areas you need to be aware of is ensuring the pre-employment test isn’t...

Turn Your Biggest Recruiting Challenge into your Biggest Asset

When we surveyed 570 HR professionals about their recruiting challenges, one of the biggest was their internal business partners: hiring managers. It turns out, when we dig deeper into this...

Is There Real Science Behind Pre-Employment Assessments?

If you’re considering a pre-employment test or employee assessment tool to improve your recruiting and employee retention results, there are six key questions you should be asking yourself and...

Do Candidates Ever Fake Pre-Employment Tests?

A question I get asked a lot is, do candidates ever "fake" their responses on an assessment like McQuaig, and how successful are they if they do? The recruitment process is, from the perspective of...

Interview Skills Training Turns Managers into Great Interviewers

It’s tempting to assume that anyone can interview potential employees and, with a few tips, accurately assess them. Tempting, but not true. Great interviewers are made, not born. Interviewing is a...

Recruiting Reports for Retail & Financial Services

Every industry is different, but there are many themes that run through all of them. That's what we've found as we release our special industry reports from the 2014 McQuaig Talent Recruitment...