When was the last time you interviewed for a job? If you are responsible for applicant interviews and employee selection and have not been on the applicant’s side of the desk in the last few years, it’s time for a refresher course in how it feels. It’s the one way you can authentically project the empathy, consideration, and respect that will attract the best and brightest applicants to your organization.Read More
In the past, employers preferred hiring for skills and experience. Employers felt that skills and experience would help a new hire seamlessly fit into their new job. Today, however, in the wake of ceaseless technological change, it’s all about hiring for talent.Read More
When your best employees quit, it’s a time for concern. The loss in productivity will be significant as your company hires and trains new employees to fill their roles, but a rise in quits also signals problems within the company culture. Most people do not quit when they are happy with their work, their colleagues, and their employer. If your organization has witnessed an increase in employees who quit, make an effort to understand what factor caused them to quit and how you can work to improve it. These are the top ten reasons why your best employees quit:Read More
Facebook’s large number of users and pages has made it an incredible recruiting opportunity for employers. To allow employers to take advantage of the billions of people who use Facebook, the company now offers the opportunity for employers to post job openings on Facebook. Employers can post jobs that can easily be found on the company page or in the new jobs bookmark. Facebook has outlined the benefits to using Facebook for hiring as including:Read More
Skim through online job ads, and you’ll find about 95% of them have one word in common: “Starting wages based on experience…,” “Looking for experienced, team-oriented account managers…,” “We are currently seeking an experienced office assistant…” Why is it that experience is so often our number one job criteria? Because we assume an experienced person will require less training and be able to get up to speed faster.