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 increasing.

If your recruitment strategies are only focused

Essential Guidelines for Conducting a Social Media Background Check

Is a social media background check part of your verification process before hiring a new employee?

We seem to verify quite a bit in our everyday lives. We double-check that our alarms are set to wake us up at the appropriate time each morning. Airline flights, car rentals, and hotel reservations are confirmed, often repeatedly before we depart. Signatures are authenticated

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

9 Actionable Ways to Attract More Job Applicants

It should be relatively easy, right? Multiple reports and studies continue to highlight the growing number of talented individuals open to new career opportunities. So if you just create a job posting and place it in highly trafficked areas like your website, social pages, and reputable job boards, the surge of attractive job applicants should be flooding your inbox at any

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

Recruiting Solutions for Common Hiring Challenges

Hiring the right individuals can help your organization meet its goals and scale new heights of success in no time. However, the highly competitive job market and the tightening pool of qualified candidates pose unique hiring challenges for HR professionals and business leaders alike. To keep up with their staffing needs, an increasing number of hiring companies are now

Why Recruitment Guarantees are Meaningless

As consumers of products and services, we love guarantees. The idea that a company will stand behind its offerings should anything go wrong gives us peace of mind and comfort that we are making a good buying decision. We almost expect them now, and the same is true for recruitment guarantees.

Including a guarantee in a contract between a recruitment firm and a hiring