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
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.
In today’s talent market, companies are competing for top talent to end up in their organizations. The end of the recruiting process is particularly competitive, with companies packaging more and more benefits and compensation into their job roles to entice their ideal candidates. However, the best way to attract the talent your company needs is at the beginning, not the end of the hiring process. Job listings that are thoughtful, detailed, and eye-catching can guarantee that your organization has a better pool of talent to choose from.Read More
The competition for employees is fiercer than ever. As the unemployment rate drops lower and lower, organizations invest more and more in attracting top talent. It’s a job seeker’s market. How can you make your recruitment ads stand out from the crowd and attract the types of candidates you want? Here are some suggestions:Read More