December 2, 2020
hiring, ceo's hiring
Hiring 03 August 2020
3 Reasons Why CEOs Should Be Involved with Hiring
Ryan Young
Hiring and recruiting is no easy task, no matter the size of the company. Oftentimes CEOs, Directors, and other senior positions are left out of the recruiting stage. Although their day-to-day roles might be busier we've got 3 reasons CEO's should be involved in hiring.
Hiring 30 July 2020
How to Handle Candidate Negotiations like a Pro
Guest Poster
As a pro HR recruiter, you want to use your negotiation skills to attract and motivate the best talent to work for your company. HR managers can use negotiation skills from negotiation seminars to sell top candidates on the benefits of working for their company. By using these shared skills and experience, recruiters can secure top talent without having to offer a big salary premium.
Hiring 28 July 2020
Self-Presentation Tactics to Look for in Your Candidates
Bryan Davis
The process of job hunting requires a lot of creativity. It is not about the proactive use of social media. It is about standing out in a competitive job market. As such, job seekers need to employ some self-presentation tactics to land on their dream job. Self-presentation is a way of exhibiting confidence and authenticity at the right time. This is not a one-time thing but a habit that must be practiced.
Hiring 23 July 2020
This Is the Future: 10 Non-Traditional Interview Techniques to Distinguish Top Talent
Ester Brierley
Traditional interviews no longer satisfy the needs of modern hiring managers. Innovative interviewing methods help find the best talent, saving time and effort.
hiring manager, hiring bias, recruiting, recruiting bias, bias
Hiring 18 July 2020
What Creates Recruiting & Hiring Biases?
Hannah Son
"If you do not intentionally include, you unintentionally exclude." Understanding diversity as a business necessity stems from the realization that diversity breeds innovation and innovation breeds business success.
Hiring 08 July 2020
How to Avoid Hiring Mistakes Commonly Made by First-Time Business Owners
Tiffany Rowe
As any seasoned business can tell you, a tremendous amount of time and effort are required to get a startup off the ground. In working to ensure the success of your business, you’ll need a trustworthy, highly competent staff by your side.
soft skills, behavioral skills
Hiring 06 July 2020
Why You Should Hire for Attitude, Not Skill
Rowena Morais
The costs of a bad hire go far beyond finances. Considering attitude when hiring someone will ensure that you make the right recruiting decisions!
Hiring 06 July 2020
8 Ways to Market Your Job Opening
Technology Advice
In 2017, U.S. companies are expected to spend more than $200 billion on advertising and $72 billion on talent recruitment. And while the former is seen as critical to revenue growth, most businesses view the latter as an administrative task. Yet how can you effectively execute a marketing campaign (let alone have a worthwhile product to market) without a team of smart, dedicated employees?
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Hiring 17 March 2020
How to Find the Best Candidates for Remote Roles
Laura Buckler
According to the Freelancing in America 2017 survey provided by Upwork, 57.3 million people in the USA are doing freelance work. The study predicts that the majority of the workforce will consist of freelancers by 2027. Currently, 47% of Millennial workers are doing freelance work.
Hiring 27 February 2020
How to Evaluate Candidates Before Hiring
Dillon Chen
Why should you evaluate candidates before hiring? Well, you wouldn’t spend money buying a car before trying it out, right? Since some job positions are highly dependent on their technical skills and abilities, it's best to make sure they can do the work required of them before making the final hiring decision.
Hiring 24 February 2020
How to Ensure Your Employer Brand Is Helping Your Hiring Process
Linda Le Phan
As great as any product, service, or business plan looks like from the outside, no business could grow and flourish without great talent on the inside. What this means for you, as a company leader or person who’s involved in getting the right talent into your organization, is that attracting and retaining great people on your team ought to be a constant top priority.
Evaluating candidates, ATS, Qualified Candidates
Hiring 19 February 2020
Understanding Hiring Software: Why It Works and Why It Sometimes Doesn't
Britta Howlett
Many companies big and small are moving towards using applicant tracking systems or ATS, in an effort to make the hiring process less tedious. If employers relied on HR managers alone to do the vetting process, the hours would be endless.
Hiring 19 February 2020
How to Overcome Bias when Hiring
Dillon Chen
“Diversity in the Workplace” has become an often-heard phrase commonly passed around in companies across all industries. There are many reasons why a diverse company is arguably stronger than its less diverse counterpart.
interns, hire interns, should I hire interns?, internships, summer interns
Hiring 10 February 2020
Hire Interns? Or Not to Hire Interns? That is the Question!
Dillon Chen
Oftentimes when you hear the word intern, it's usually followed by or near "free labor" or "assistant". Too often an internship which can be beneficial to both the employer but can end in a lack of satisfaction for both parties. So, to hire interns? or not to hire interns? That is the question we'll be exploring.
Hiring 10 February 2020
How to Save on the Cost of New Hires
Dillon Chen
How much does a new hire cost you? There’s a lot of information out there on this topic, and lots of studies and estimates trying to answer this question
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Hiring 10 February 2020
7 Terrible Things Recruiters Do That Scare Away Potential Hires
Audrey Robinson
Hiring can be hard, even if it’s done well. As a recruiter, you know how long and complicated the process can be. If you’re looking to optimize your hiring efforts, you’ve probably looked into things like automation and unconventional methods to fetch great candidates. But have you ever asked yourself if you may be part of the problem?
hiring, unconventional interviews, character, soft skills,
Hiring 03 February 2020
Hiring with the Heart in Mind
Britta Howlett
Interviews, when conducted properly, can really help determine many different aspects of someone’s personality. When the focus is shifted from having an “interview” to having an interaction, people loosen up and display more of themselves. Through interactions, you can find out more about a candidate and what they're really like.
Hiring 18 December 2019
How ATS Integration Helps Empower Your Company
Kelly Barcelos
In the corporate realm today, companies that integrate an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) into their recruitment process tend to attract and hire the best candidates. It’s an innovative hiring strategy that helps organizations easily achieve their recruitment objectives since you can digitalize and centralize applicants’ information in one place and scrutinize their behavior to identify the best candidates.
Hiring 04 December 2019
Ways and Places to Find the Best Recruits
Isabella A
In the past, traditional methods to find recruits didn’t just suffice, they were usually the only way to recruit. But gone are the days of job fairs and newspaper ads. With more companies popping up and a larger diverse talent pool, recruiters are having to think outside the box when they’re looking for new candidates.
Hiring 12 November 2019
Is Age or Experience More Important? Top 9 Tips for Employers
Guest Poster
Placing an advertisement for a job is followed by a deluge of applications. Usually, they fit into one of two categories: older, yet experienced or young and inexperienced. Which of the two is more important?
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Hiring 23 October 2019
Shifting Recruiting Tactics in the Age of Tech
Guest Poster
What does the future of recruiting look like? If technology use today is already foundational to daily operations and job performance, then relying on digital tools and smart software will become an essential asset for any business or HR team looking toward success down the line.
Hiring 24 July 2019
Roles in Hiring: Improving Your Hiring Strategy
Dillon Chen
With all the new technologies and evaluation methods, and everyone getting involved with hiring, things can get a bit complicated. To help you out, we’ve simplified the hiring process into 5 specific roles and responsibilities that will help you improve the hiring process and hire more effectively.
Hiring 04 June 2019
Should You Train New Hires Before They Start Work?
Britta Howlett
The first few days of being hired can be nerve-wracking for any new hire. They are in a new environment, they don’t know anyone and they have no idea what they are supposed to do. The new hire wants to make a good impression but they are looking for guidance to know what to do. It is the manager's job to help the new hire feel comfortable and help guide them into this new job.
Hiring 30 May 2019
What Do You Do When a Candidate Says No?
Britta Howlett
You have worked hard at looking at applications, interviewing several people and figuring out who to hire. When you finally find the right person for the job, you get excited about offering them the job. Then the worst scenario happens: the candidate declines the job offer. What are you supposed to do now?
Hiring 30 May 2019
Archiving and Rediscovering Candidates
Britta Howlett
Once a job description has been posted, hundreds of candidates start sending in their applications. Some applications will be very impressive and some will not. You perhaps only have one or a few openings so what do you do with all the other impressive applications? The best thing you can do is to archive the candidate.

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