Recruitment

3 Things To Look For To Hire the Right People

I was facilitating a recent certification training program, and I got a question that I’ve been asked hundreds of times: “how do you make sure you hire the right person for a job?” The question came...

Stop Gambling With Your Recruiting Dollars

Think about the investment to hire new employees. There’s an applicant tracking system. An HR department. Outside recruiter costs. Job posting costs, and the time taken to write and edit the approved...

Humanize Your Talent Management Process to Attract Top Talent

So you want to be one of the most sought after companies? One that everyone in your industry wants to work for, and even those outside of it! A company that receives candidate applications by the...

Essential soft skills to look for when hiring

The recruitment 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, but these hard markers are only...

Five common recruitment mistakes and how to avoid 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...

Recruiting Top Talent with The McQuaig Job Survey

When things get really busy on your team and no one has enough time to do everything that needs to get done, you realize you need more manpower. Or when you know something needs to be done but no one...

The Most Popular Social Recruitment Strategies from 2016

Social recruiting has been constantly growing in popularity and buzz. Here in North America 78% of respondents from our 2016 survey said their company utilized this strategy. Companies in Europe were...

Recruiting With The McQuaig Word Survey

 

Your Favourite Blog Posts From 2016

We know we say this every year but 2016 really seemed to go by quickly! Now that the New Year is in full swing, it is a good time for reflection and planning. A time to think about what we have...

The New McQuaig Comparison Report

 As part of our continuous improvement, each month we release new product features and updates. One of our most recent updates is a new version of what we call the Comparison Report. This is an...

Looking Ahead: Recruiting Trends For 2017

We often talk about how companies wish they had a crystal ball to find out whether someone will be a good fit for a role, but it would also be helpful to know what to expect from recruiting in 2017!...

What Michael Phelps Can Teach Us About Hiring

Michael Phelps is in the news again, winning more medals and announcing his retirement (again). He’s now the most decorated Olympian of all time. What an inspiration. And he also has something to...

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