Attracting Top Talent As A Small Company

Today, it’s a race for most companies to win top talent over their competitors. But don’t assume that you don’t have a chance in the battle simply because you are a smaller business with a lesser-known brand. Here are seven key things that small companies can offer to improve talent acquisition in today’s highly competitive job market: Upward Career Growth …

How to Create a More Dynamic Interview Process

Though interviewing can be time-consuming for a hiring manager, its importance should never be underestimated. When your interview process is in peak condition, it enables you to get a 360-degree view of a candidate in a way that a resume simply doesn’t illustrate. From there, you’re better able to make a hiring decision that serves your company well in both …

Interview Red Flags You Need To Know About

There are many factors that can account for a candidate’s poor performance during an interview. Nerves certainly contribute, causing even the most put-together professional to blurt out something they’ll later regret. However, there’s a difference between a slightly embarrassing verbal misstep and a warning sign that should put you on high alert as you consider whether to bring this individual …

4 Things You Need To Know To Make The Interview Process Faster

The interview process requires a delicate balance. While it’s important to be thorough when vetting candidates, having a process that drags on can cause you to lose your top choice. As a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s important to walk the thin line between quick and effective without letting the quality of your hires decrease. Knowing which parts of the …

The Importance of Being Genuine: The high E.Q. advantage

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than people with low EQs. Ninety percent of top performers …

The 4 most powerful salary negotiation tactics

If you find yourself feeling queasy at the thought of negotiating your salary, you aren’t alone. Research from Salary.com reveals that around one-fifth of candidates don’t counter the first number on the table after they receive a job offer. In fact, a poll by the Society of Human Resource Management found that nearly 80 percent of those surveyed expressed that …

Show Me the Money for Talent

If you ask most CEOs who don’t work for a non-profit what is most important to them, they will reply, “whatever makes the company money (revenue) or whatever saves the company money (margin/profit).” The primary marching orders from most CHROs for HR and recruiting functions will be about continuous improvement to reduce cost. I know most recruiting leaders are nodding …

Recruiters Is Rising Strongly While HR Demand Drops

[1]Demand for recruiters is rising as employers emboldened by improving economic signals in the U.S. and globally add new jobs, only to find it ever more difficult to hire the workers they want. Wanted Analytics says the number of online job listings for recruiters rose 4.5 percent in August from the same 30-day period a year before. In the HR …

News and Features 5 Recruitment Practices That Are Hurting Your Organization

Some recruiting tactics are actually doing more harm than good, reducing the organization’s candidate pool and tarnishing its reputation in the process. Check if your organization’s recruitment department follows any of these pervasive behaviors setting the wrong standards: Leaving Out the Unemployed Most hiring managers would be more willing to hire or call a currently employed candidate for interview, rather …