As I just might have mentioned before, I'm a little skeptical about video as a prehire selection or screening tool. Commonly called "video interviewing," that label is actually a little erroneous as the point solutions in this emerging category offer much broader services or business cases for their products than… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on December 5, 2013 at 11:13am —
Referrals are the most highly rated source of candidate quality. Referrals save the organization a lot of resources in the scouting and recruiting process. The right referral practices can make a huge impact on the success of the… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 21, 2013 at 10:30am —
We all have to start somewhere. Making that first hire is vital because it sets the tone for all future hires. This is the point where small companies will start building their company culture, so it’s important to start off right. There comes a time when small business owners have to make the decision to grow and… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on October 31, 2013 at 9:00am —
As a recruiter, you probably spend a good deal of your workday, sending, receiving and decoding emails. The more you read, the more that come in. The more you send out, the more that need replies. This is called email hell, and it’s a vicious cycle. We know that we need to have constant… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am —
We believe that one of most exciting things about business is the opportunity to sculpt a culture. Each workforce has its own identity, it is up to recruiters and hiring managers to create this identity and build it. With a large focus on hiring for attitudinal and cultural…
Added by Raj Sheth on October 29, 2013 at 1:11pm —
Reid Klion is Chief Science Officer of pan. Involved with pan since its founding in 2000, he provides psychometric and science-based oversight in the development of technology-based personnel assessment systems and is involved in internal and external consultation on assessment system design, psychometric issues, test content, and test implementation. He is active in industry, scientific, and regulatory affairs… Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on October 23, 2013 at 4:00pm —
Rich Peterson knows there are loads of articles about how the metrics behind recruiting drive the hiring process.
Recruiting metrics provide us an opportunity to take a analytical approach to hiring by allowing us to quantify the hiring process. Tracking day-to-day details provide us a look at the big picture.
Almost all HR metrics record history. It has little value in the fast-changing business world where any of your numbers, positive or… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on October 15, 2013 at 12:00am —
Featured Guest Post by Gerry Crispin, Principal & Founder, Career XRoads
During the last three years TalentBoard, a US non-profit overseeing the Candidate Experience… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on October 6, 2013 at 6:58pm —
It’s been a while since I’ve actually had some time to sit down and put some thoughts on paper. Now that I had a chance to think about it, hiring expectations seemed like a common problem recruiting… Continue
Added by Paul Alfred on September 29, 2013 at 9:12am —
You’d think a sudden influx of more than 100,000 jobs in the United States would make everyone happy, right? Think again.
Between 2009 and 2012, the number of manufacturing jobs in the United States shot up from 98,000 to 230,000. With Chinese labor costs increasing by 15 to 20 percent a year, many American companies have elected to pack up their manufacturing operations… Continue
Added by Jennifer Umali on September 27, 2013 at 10:16am —
The differences between independent contractors and employees can be subtle and hard to distinguish, but it’s important to know the difference in order to safeguard the company and avoid costly legal issues. Having a basic understanding of the differences can help employers determine what the best… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 23, 2013 at 12:30pm —
Rich Peterson says there is nothing worse than being in an interview and the being asked a question to which you don't know the answer.
Avoid the dreaded debacle and go into the interview prepared. Familiarize yourself with a few common difficult questions and arm yourself with answers prepared ahead of time.
Check out these tough interview questions and some…
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm —
Professionally executed employment tests can help a company's hiring process considerably by assuring the prospect of hiring candidates who will perform well on the job. Pre-employment testing can helps ensure outcome the employer desires.
Rich Peterson thinks well executed employment tests help company's hiring process assuring the prospect of hiring candidates who will perform well… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm —
Bad hires, they’re everywhere. It’s a seemingly impossible to avoid mistake that many of us have made or have been victim to. Whether they quit, or they are fired, a bad hire costs the company a lot of time and money. While every company and position therein will differing costs associated with a bad hire, the U.S. Dept. of Labor has estimated that the average cost is about 30% of the employee’s first-year potential earnings. So if that … Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 15, 2013 at 12:30pm —
A Pig and a Chicken… Continue
Added by Pradeep Sahay on August 11, 2013 at 6:00am —
The company site is often the first impression for candidates. Aside from job listings and ads, this is the first place that candidates will get a glimpse of a company’s culture. Naturally, candidates will head straight for thecareers page, and quite often they’re…
Added by Raj Sheth on August 7, 2013 at 9:00am —
Hiring outside of your industry can be a tricky move. This idea might meet some opposition, as these employees will require more time and on-boarding training than a simple transfer within the industry. However, the perks of hiring on an outsider are well worth the resources spent training them.
These hires can bring a fresh … Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 1, 2013 at 9:30am —
You’ve spent precious time recruiting and signing this new hire, and it’s the all-important first day. Have you already dropped the ball? If you haven’t organized and planned the onboarding process, then yes you have. … Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am —
Video resumes are becoming an extremely popular way to stand out from the crowd. They are easy to make, and they showcase a candidate’s creativity and tech skills. When used correctly, a good video resume can shoot you straight to the head of the pack.
We have embraced video to the fullest. Why read when you can watch! Over 1/3 of web traffic comes from … Continue
Added by Angela Yu on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am —
Recruiting is difficult. Hiring an awesome employee is a very personal experience for both the candidate and the hiring team. Candidates have aspirations, thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. Recruiters have the same, with the added pressure of big hiring goals to hit. We’ve been curious to know more about the things corporate recruiters perceive to being in their in… Continue
Added by Jason Webster on July 18, 2013 at 2:30pm —