Being a recruiting services firm, we wondered at the end of 2017 how many people would be looking for a new job in the new year. We took this question to our various LinkedIn communities and got their feedback through our survey: New Year, New Job?, which we ran from the end of 2017 to the beginning of 2018 – a typically reflective time of year. Approximately 430 participants completed our survey, and the answer we got to this question was quite concerning: 52% of the respondents said they will actively be looking for another job in 2018!Read More
What do you need to know from an interview to confidently make a great hire? What kind of questions should you ask to get the information you need?
It’s safe to say that we’ve all gone through an interview, either as an interviewee or an interviewer. Whether it’s for school, an internship, or a job, the interview is a process used to gather information to determine if we have the skills, experience, and fit for a particular organization. The main goal of the interview is the same: to gather enough information to make a decision. How organizations go about getting that information often times differs.Read More
I recently sat down with Mel Kleiman, founder of Humetrics (www.humetrics.com), to pick his brain about the challenges to hiring. Mel is the author of Hire Tough, Manage Easy, and has spent the last 30 plus years doing research, consulting companies, and training countless business owners and hiring managers on how to effectively recruit, select, and retain employees. Our conversation was focused on hiring challenges.Read More
Talent has been top of mind this year. And that’s not because I work at a recruiting services firm. Finding the right talent is a big challenge for companies of all sizes and locations. It’s not enough to offer a good brand, high salary, and comprehensive benefits to attract and retain great talent. Employees, especially millennial employees, want more.Read More
Let’s be honest: analytics is a beast to tackle. Using analytics is not as easy as plugging in data and waiting for the cool tool to create pretty charts with insights. If that were the case, we would all be fluent in analytics. But using analytics, and using it effectively, takes analysis, planning, and time and investment from both leadership and the team. How many organizations, especially smaller ones, can say they have all of that?Read More