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 —
Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2014 at 8:00am —
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 —
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…
Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 14, 2014 at 6:00am —
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…
Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 10, 2014 at 8:00am —
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 —
Making people feel important is the single most important thing you can do to make an impression on anyone, anywhere, any time. By…
Added by Barbara Ashton on January 15, 2014 at 9:49am —
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 —