Recruitment

Why the Netflix CEO says Interviews Don’t Work, and What Does

In a recent article, Netflix founder Reed Hastings said he thinks that interviews don’t work for hiring. He, and the other hiring managers at Netflix, put their faith, and effort, in another...

Don’t Let Your Pre-Employment Test Cost You a $2.8 million EEOC fine

By now, you’ve probably heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) fined  Target, the retail giant, $2.8 million in August. The EEOC said Target was using pre-employment tests that...

Millennials:Now in 4 Flavors

Everything you’ve heard about millennials is true! For 42 percent of them, anyway. The rest, well, they’re something else entirely. Are you adapting your recruiting and employee engagement approach...

How to Hire People That Will Make Your Business Succeed

Hiring qualified candidates means striking a balance between the right skills and the right behavior. No one wants an employee who’s a good cultural fit, but has mediocre competence at their job....

How to Attract Passive Candidates

The other day my daughter was watching one of her cartoons on TV when I needed to get her attention. You parents out there can probably picture this scene. It took me three attempts just to get her...

Writing a Job Description the Right Way

So, you’ve just posted an opening for a new administrative assistant and BAM! It’s like the flood gates opened and you’re inundated with applications. Suddenly you’re staring down at hours of...

6 Ways to Make a Perfect First Day for a New Employee

A new hire’s first day on the job can be the beginning of a long, productive career, or the  beginning of the end. According to research, 15 percent of new hires contemplate quitting   on their first...

When Employees Quit, Make it Personal

Employees are job hopping more than ever before. In some fields nearly half of employees are thinking of changing jobs within one or two years. While this can be frustrating for employers, properly...

How to Use Assessments for a Better Onboarding Experience

Onboarding. It takes a lot of time, labor and planning to truly onboard an employee. So why do it?

Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

Research has demonstrated that onboarding employees can lead to dramatic increases in retention, productivity, engagement and cost-savings for employers. Developing an onboarding program for on-site...

Don't Let THIS Happen to You When Reference Checking

I want to tell you a story. It’s a story I was told by one of my clients about a nightmare scenario that unfolded for them because they didn’t check references properly on a new sales hire.  If...

How to Create an Effective Career Website

Imagine a career website that draws in candidates, captivates those who fit your ideal profile with engaging content and discourages those who don’t, and then hooks them with pithy job postings and...

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