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The subject of the counter offer is a very highly debated topic. If you are in a job search while currently employed and in fact entertain a new offer, it is a safe assumption that your current employer will do what it takes to keep you. And while having two companies fighting over your professional services can feel flattering, it is incumbent on you to fully understand the situation and not just take the highest offer.
This article is not written to persuade…Continue
Paying an employee to quit. Does it make any sense at all? Big time, and not just because Amazon says so.
Amazon offers employees at their fulfillment centers after their first year of work $2,000 if they wish to quit. That payoff climbs by $1,000 each year until it caps out at $5,000. Of course, the headline of the money-to-quit contract offered to employees is “Please Don’t Take…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on April 15, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Most recruiters and hiring managers don’t have any idea how many of their candidates are actually customers or potential customers. “Treat your candidates like customers” isn’t just something fun to say; quite often, candidates and customers are one in the same.
A candidate experience isn’t an extra step; it’s a completely vital part of the recruiting life cycle.…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 7, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
The career page --your best foot forward, your first impression, your handshake with the candidate. How’s it looking? You may post to it quite frequently, but that’s doesn’t mean that the page itself has been updated since dial-up times. Here is some food for thought when it comes to your career page.
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Since the recruiting environment is constantly evolving as new technologies become available and more widely adopted, we were curious to see what skills or tools are currently being advertised in Recruiter job ads.
What (hard) skills should Recruiters cultivate for their career path?
If you're filling…Continue
We are in the throes of a global economic transition and recovery. And, while this creates new business opportunities, it also creates new human resource challenges. According to a Bersin by Deloitte research report: Predictions for 2014: Building A Strong Talent Pipeline for The Global Economic Recovery – Time for Innovative and Integrated Talent and HR Strategies, during times of growth,…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on February 25, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Time-to-fill is a very important metric in recruiting. The amount of time that it takes for a job request to turn into a new employee is considered a measure of efficiency for recruiters. While the organization needs to ensure that each new employee is a good match, there is also the loss of productivity factor that creates a sense of urgency for recruiters and hiring managers. These…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on February 18, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
Earlier this month we got into the issues surrounding tech worker recruitment. In “Tech Workers: The Ball is in Their Court”, we discovered the disconnect between the leverage that tech workers now have…
I’ve previously talked a little about the talent shortage, and how essential training for these gaps in skill can be for companies to move forward in this competitive recruiting atmosphere. Just how tough times are…
A few years ago, RiseSmart, an outplacement company, found a correlation between lower unemployment rates and Super Bowl victories.
They analyzed unemployment rates for the…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on January 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
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
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 — No Comments
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
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
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…
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 — No Comments
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
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
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