Recruitment

Why you aren’t getting results from behavioral interviewing

The concept of behavioural interviewing is nothing new. In fact, I would wager that a majority of you reading this have used the technique in your own hiring process—or at least you think you have....

How to Calculate the Real Cost of Employee Turnover

When you hear people talk about the cost of employee turnover the numbers are often vague and non-specific. It's hard to put a real number on something that has so many indirect effects. The numbers...

The Worst Recruiting Advice We've Ever Heard--Don't Do This!

The new hire is coming up to his quarterly performance review and it's obvious he's not measuring up. The company now has to decide what's next? Move the employee to a different position, increase...

6 Common Interviewing Mistakes

A bad hire can cost your company dearly. Just the cost of recruiting a replacement is typically around 45% of annual salary. That cost doesn't even factor in other costs like impact on customers,...

What target do you measure candidates against?

Zig Ziglar, the famous personal development coach and motivational speaker, posed the question: "how can you expect to hit a target that you don't even have?" Ziglar was speaking of goal setting and...

5 Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

One of the most important decisions a business makes is choosing who it hires. Simply put, selecting the right staff for the job can make all the difference in how well a company performs, and how...

7 Essential soft skills to look for when hiring

The hiring process is about more than just gauging a candidate’s job skills. What they can do, where their strengths lie and their track record are all important. These hard markers are only one area...

Why Employers are Starting to Look for Intraprenuers

Established businesses are turning to startup techniques in their attempts to innovate and grow.