How Long Should Recruitment Search Services Take?

Recruiters and hiring managers share a common goal: finding great candidates. However, there is a sense of urgency when working with search firms. We are often asked how long will it take for our search services to find the perfect candidate. To be completely candid, that’s a hard question to answer.

According to the Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) 2017 Talent

Recruiting and Hiring Trends: Ignore the Hype

Have you ever heard of “10-minute interviews?” Not too long ago it was a hiring trend frequently used in some industries that began catching the attention of businesses in other sectors. The concept is simple: hold a mass hiring event where hiring managers and HR professionals conduct super fast interviews to get first impressions of job seekers.

The thinking behind this

What Candidates Expect Now in the Recruitment Process

What is your recruitment process missing? Think about your hiring operation for a moment. Start with how you access the need for more talent and your planning methods. Consider the various team members involved with the operation. Review the tools and other mechanisms used in your recruitment process steps. What is missing?

This isn’t necessarily meant to be a trick

What a Successful Hire Looks Like

How do you know when and if you have made a successful hire? Gut instinct could be valuable, but this is hardly quantifiable. You could also wait a year to see how a new hire has performed and identify their level of productivity. However, future information isn’t helpful when you are actively hiring now and need to do so with confidence. And while a great handshake may still

Personality Profiles: The Pros & Cons

Stagnant and declining organizations do not hire new employees. Growing, proactive companies hire and remain in a hiring mode. That said, talent acquisition isn’t always easy and often requires businesses to examine all aspects of their hiring process and candidate evaluation methods. One hiring tool many companies use is personality profile tests.

Personality profiles are

The Complete Guide to Working With a Recruitment Firm

Outsourcing business services has almost become a necessity for many functions of a business today. Getting support and guidance for hiring talent is no different. However, we know that partnering with a recruitment firm often means understanding far more than you may have initially expected.

If you are just beginning to explore this option for your business, or you are

Active vs Passive Candidate Recruitment Strategies

Just because more people are open to new career opportunities now does not mean they are actively looking for them or even immediately applying. Back in 2013, LinkedIn shared that as many as seventy-five percent of job candidates were only passively considering a career change. 

Sadly, this statistic appears to be changing. Yet, if your recruitment strategies are only

How to Craft an Offer Letter that Gets Accepted

Can you feel it? Those feelings of excitement and achievement that you are pretty confident mirror theirs. The last few weeks of planning, discussing, and evaluating are about to close.

Just one piece of this process remains: having your perfect-fit candidate accept your offer letter. Are you prepared?

In 2020, Glassdoor published an extensive study analyzing eleven years

Attracting and Retaining Talent Amid the Great Resignation

The term “Great Resignation” created a lot of buzz in 2021 – and rightfully so. With nearly 38 million people voluntarily leaving their jobs for a range of professional and personal reasons, the past year has been all about quits and reshuffles. However, as organizations struggle to find perfect-fit hires to fill the positions left vacant by their star employees, many

How to Write a Job Posting That Gets Results

Are you having trouble attracting the right talent to fill an open position at your company? If most job seekers who have applied for the opening seem unfit for the role for one reason or another, you should consider revisiting your job posting. Although it may look innocuous at first glance, there is a good chance it may be causing your organization to miss out on quality

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