All Blog Posts Tagged 'hiring' (448)

How we recruit millennial candidates via social media

We recently started hiring again at Recruitee. Regardless of the fact that we build recruiting software, we discovered that getting the word out about our vacancies was not as easy as we would expect. We tried some…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on May 3, 2016 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Avoiding a toxic worker provides more benefit than finding and retaining a superstar

You want to hire the best people. Always.

But the next time you try to project a “superstar” in your job description, think again.

In a Harvard Business School publication called “Toxic Workers,” Michael Housman and Dylan Minor…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on April 19, 2016 at 5:48am — No Comments

Top 10 interview questions and 10 killer responses

Interview questions are often stock, template, and predictable. Be prepared!

 

Far too often, candidates are caught off guard by common, template interview questions. A little research and preparation can make the difference between embarrassing stumbles and confident delivery. Here’s the top interview questions and the best way to respond to…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on April 15, 2016 at 11:17am — No Comments

Hiring @Baremetrics – A talk with founder Josh Pigford

Below is the transcript of the talk between Perry Oostdam, Co-founder and CEO of…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on April 12, 2016 at 11:18am — No Comments

4 Cool Technologies to Accelerate Your Campus Recruiting Process

As a campus recruiter, you’re well-versed in the context of an ever-changing landscape, and yes, things are very much changing. Oh don’t get us wrong: the fundamentals of engaging top candidates aren’t going anywhere, but with the tech-savvy Millennials and Gen Z reshaping the work world, your technical toolbox needs to be sharpened.

If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to see the recruiting process…

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Added by Ngan Pham on April 10, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

External Engagement: How to Hire Customer-Focused Employees

Exceptional customer service begins with hiring the right customer service representatives. Although it’s possible to hire such a staff to do the job, it may be challenging to select the most ideal people from a horde of candidates. Here are a few practical tips that can help you end up with a customer-focused team—and happier customers!

Hire Good Communicators

Because customer service mainly focuses on dealing with clients, hiring good communicators helps create…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 5, 2016 at 11:54am — No Comments

How to inject employer branding in careers sites

It’s not only for job listing. Careers site is one of the most crucial tools that empower employer brand and define the future of your team. Nothing is worse than this:

The perfect candidate comes to your company’s website, sees no…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on April 5, 2016 at 8:33am — No Comments

Too Many People Suck At Interviewing



Interviewing is a lot harder than it looks. Think about the context. I'm going to put you in a room with a stranger. All you know about them is from what they put on this poorly phrased piece of weighted, tan paper. In 30 minutes when someone returns to save you, you're not only supposed to get to know them but also figure out if they're going to be successful. 

Right. That'll…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments

How to Adapt to IT Recruiting Trends in 2016

“In this market, where engineering supply is severely out of whack with demand, where good people are rarely actively looking for jobs, and where contingency recruiters get at least $25,000 per hire, the biggest…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on March 30, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Tricks to Build Better Team Unity within Your Business

It is no secret that for a company to be successful, there needs to be a sense of unity with employees. All members need to feel they are a member of a strong team. When coworkers can effectively work together, the outcome will make your business more successful and you…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on March 23, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Top Recruitment Stories mid March

Best practices

How to Hire

Henry Ward, CEO at eShares, gives…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on March 16, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Start-Up Sales: Getting the Job Done Right

Creating a start-up company is a risky business and one only taken on by confident entrepreneurs who truly believe in their product. So what happens when it’s time to begin selling the product, but the company founder has no idea how to sell? The answer: do not hire a sales…

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Added by Or Hillel on March 15, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

5 Proven Methods to Improve Talent Sourcing

It can be quite a nightmare trying to find the perfect candidate for that new job opening at your company, and sometimes the person you want simply doesn’t exist. We can’t do anything about that (and we’re sorry).

But, we can give you some…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on March 8, 2016 at 5:44am — No Comments

Keep the Human in Human Resources – An Interview with the Evil HR Lady

The Evil HR Lady is Actually Very Polite

We contacted Suzanne Lucas, also known as the Evil HR Lady, and asked if we could interview her about the topic of technology in the HR world. She agreed, and during the very first question, we mentioned…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on February 23, 2016 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?

I have this theory that job ads reflect the "quality" of a company's culture. Here are a few examples of what I mean... 

Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 11, 2016 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Feisty Friday 1/29/2016: Bogus Social Recruiting Stats, Lying Candidates And Hiring At RecruitingDaily

Why can't we all be a little more honest?

See, I think it's about time we call out the people who are spouting statistics with enough confidence that people believe them. That we have honest conversations about what those statistics mean for a recruiter and who is trying to fill 20+ reqs.…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 29, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How are you building better relationships with hiring managers?

Looking from the outside in, sometimes it seems like hiring manager versus recruiter is an epic, long-fought battle. I can almost picture part of the Hunger Games, where they're all released into the forest to start their survival. Let the games begin!

Others have compared this turbulent relationship to an epic battle like Superman vs Batman or…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 25, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Kinds of Talent Recruiters Should Fight Tooth and Nail For

The most admired companies of our time have one thing in common. They are keenly adept at attracting and nurturing rising stars. They work diligently at this because they know that high-achieving personnel tend to have a profound influence on operating results. To this end,…

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Added by Anica Oaks on December 17, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Should you be using Contract-to-hire?

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thedenzelgroup.com

Most managers have three options when hiring: contractcontract-to-hire(a.k.a temp-to-perm), or permanent. There…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Hiring Superstars

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thdenzelgroup.com

It goes by many names: The A-player, The Game-Changer, The Superstar. Notice the sports theme? Maybe it’s because companies scout these candidates like…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

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