I love this time of year. The air is cooler, new boots and jackets can be worn, and I get excited to embrace some of my favorite things about the fall months: Halloween, roast pumpkin, leaves changing color and, of course, stuffing at Thanksgiving.
But, now I’m involved in the world of…Continue
Many people think the interview is the first step in finding a job. What most people don't know is that the application is really the first step. A job application is the first contact you have with a future employer, even before you meet them face to face for an interview. Your application has the power to land you the job, or prohibit you from getting it.
When filling out your application for a job, be sure to read all directions thoroughly. If you…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on February 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Last week we ran a post on the cost of a bad hire. We're all aware of what a bad hire can do to productivity, office morale and the bottom line, but how do we avoid the bad hire? There are a lot of posts warning recruiters and hiring managers about the costs associated, but this has done little…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 16, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
According to research by the specialist recruiter Randstad, over the last five years the interviewing landscape has changed considerably. Due to the current climate, organisations have become more selective and vigorous in their…Continue
Employee engagement is essential in the workplace as it not only ensures the happiness of employees but has also been proven to increase productivity by 69% and decrease turnover by 14.9%. Its impact upon…Continue
Added by Laura Purt on January 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
As a recruiter, understanding your candidate experience is essential. As a company it is vital. Not only will a bad candidate experience make you lose out on the top talent in your field, it will also affect your sales, brand and performance as a whole.
One Mystery Applicant survey found that a mere 19% of candidates surveyed were more likely to buy from or use the services of the…Continue